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Dec '10
21
Join us Jan. 27 for UT Pan Am Day at the Texas Capitol
The University of Texas-Pan American will be bringing a little South Texas flair to the State Capitol on Thursday, January 27, when UT Pan American Day is celebrated in the historic Rotunda.


Dec '10
21
Student raises $1,500 for UTPA aquatics program
From the moment his father introduced him to swimming at the age of 7, Julian Adame has spent much of his time in the water


Dec '10
20
UTPA graduates urged to be 'agents of change' during Fall 2010 Commencement
As The University of Texas-Pan American paid tribute to one of its graduates, President Robert S. Nelsen urged graduates to go forth and make an impact on people's lives.


Dec '10
15
Students gather to thank VP John Edwards for his service to UTPA
Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services Dr. John Edwards, set to retire Dec. 31, was surprised speechless Dec. 7 when nearly 100 students, many leaders of organizations on campus, gathered to wish him well.


Dec '10
14
UTPA partnership with UT Arlington results in availability of OSHA courses in the Valley
The Office of Continuing Education at The University of Texas-Pan American will be rolling out several OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) courses starting January 2011. These courses are being offered in partnership with The University of Texas at Arlington's Region VI OSHA Education Center, which OSHA selected to be one of the only two approved training providers in this region.


Dec '10
13
UTPA's heart and soul: Dr. Ana Maria Rodriguez
For Dr. Ana Maria Rodriguez, making sure students are well prepared to enter and complete college successfully is not a job, it is a way of life.


Dec '10
13
UTPA will host Grinnell College to work together on winter break community service
Most college students take their winter break to unwind from the demands of finals, completing class projects and juggling their busy lives on campus with other responsibilities. Not Jay Pedregosa.


Dec '10
10
Women of Rock and UTPA's Department of Marketing share tips on entertainment business challenges and success
Joe Eguia, a sophomore marketing major at The University of Texas-Pan American, didn't let the title of a recent University event — Women of Rock Summit — deter him from attending to learn more about how to succeed in his dream career in the entertainment business.


Dec '10
10
UTPA Social work graduates honored at hooding ceremony in Laredo
The University of Texas-Pan American honored the first graduates of its Master of Social Work program in Laredo with a hooding ceremony on Dec. 8 at Laredo Community College.


Dec '10
9
The search is on for new Vice President for Student Affairs
Headed by a search committee comprised of faculty, staff and a University student, the process to select the best candidates to serve as the new vice president for Student Affairs at The University of Texas-Pan American is underway.


Dec '10
9
UTPA receives a visit from UT System Student Regent
The University of Texas-Pan American welcomed Kyle Kalkwarf, The University of Texas System student regent, during his stop Dec. 8 in his tour of the 15 institutions that make up the UT System.


Dec '10
8
UTPA hosts TXU Energy's Solar Academy
The University of Texas-Pan American teamed up with TXU Energy to help 40 teachers from across the Rio Grande Valley develop new ways to educate their students about science.


Dec '10
6
UTPA to hold Fall 2010 Commencement exercises Dec. 18
Victor Alvarez wanted to be the first person in his family to graduate from college. Despite having spinal muscular atrophy, Alvarez breezed through grade school after moving to the area when he was 9 years old — he skipped seventh grade — and after graduating from McAllen High School in 2006 he continued his education en force at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Dec '10
6
UTPA, PACE offer full scholarship to high school students
The University of Texas-Pan American and the Pan American Collaboration of Ethics in the Professions Office (PACE) have received a generous donation from a private donor to support a full scholarship to the winner of a Constitutional Essay Contest.


Dec '10
1
The official kickoff of the 2010 holiday season is around the corner
The weather is getting chilly, the sights and sounds of Christmas are everywhere, and the City of Edinburg and The University of Texas-Pan American want to help you celebrate the season with Edinburg's first official Christmas tree lighting ceremony and the 11th annual Night of Lights Parade Celebration.