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Oct '12
30
Bronc Athletics launch online store
The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Tuesday the creation of a new online store for Broncs apparel and merchandise, UTPABroncsGear.com.


Oct '12
29
Performance of Life’s a Dream set for Nov. 14-18
The University Theatre Productions presents its second Fall Main Stage production of “Life’s a Dream” by Pedro Calderon de la Barca, adapted by John Barton and Adrian Mitchell, scheduled to run Nov. 14-17 at the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre.


Oct '12
26
UTPA Athletics to broadcast home basketball games on the radio
The University of Texas-Pan American Department of Intercollegiate Athletics announced on Thursday, Oct. 25 that they have entered into a partnership with KMBH 88 FM to broadcast all home men’s and most home women’s basketball games during the 2012-13 season.


Oct '12
25
UTPA's CHAPS puts history in the hands of archeology fair visitors
A group of faculty, staff and students from The University of Texas-Pan American provided more than 500 South Texans a chance to get a hands-on glimpse of their region's rich cultural and natural history Oct. 13.


Oct '12
24
Triathlon for Education a success at UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American’s campus was a little busier than usual with people running, biking and swimming as the First Triathlon for Education got under way Oct. 21.


Oct '12
22
Donors provide a circle of support for students and the University
Supporters of The University of Texas-Pan American learned recently how their help led alumnus George Galindo to achieve his goal of becoming a teacher and making his own impact on the next generation of students and leaders.


UTPA receives $1.1 million in scholarships for CHSHS students
The University of Texas-Pan American's College of Health Sciences and Human Services received more than $1.1 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help students enrolled in its Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Occupational Therapy and Physician Assistant Studies programs pay for school.


Oct '12
19
UTPA Carnival of the Great Pumpkin will be a ghostly good time
Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins will be on the loose at The University of Texas-Pan American on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 6-10 p.m. at the UTPA Fieldhouse. The University will be celebrating its 46th annual Carnival of the Great Pumpkin.


UTPA receives gift from NHPO to help students return to school
Returning to school just got a little easier for those who are wanting to finish their studies and earn their degrees.


Oct '12
17
UTPA celebrates Broncs at Work at IBC Bank
To reconnect with its graduates and encourage its current students, The University of Texas-Pan American has started to visit its Broncs at work.


Oct '12
16
Donation helps COECS stay the course toward success
The University of Texas-Pan American received another boost from United Launch Alliance with a $3,000 donation to benefit its College of Engineering and Computer Science.


Oct '12
15
Students can cut college costs and time to degree with new 15 Hour Cash Back program
Students at The University of Texas-Pan American will soon have a chance to have more money for college while on a speedier path to graduating and reaping the benefits of their higher education.


Bronc pride on display during annual Spirit Week
Bragging rights were up for grabs when 17 departments within The University of Texas-Pan American faced off for an office door decorating contest. The Office of the Provost blanketed their door with green and white UTPA slogans and a 3-foot Bucky the Bronc and came out with the win.


UTPA hosts picnic to celebrate 85 years of educational excellence
The University of Texas-Pan American began as Edinburg College in 1927. It was a two-year community college, with about 25 teachers, governed by the Edinburg School District. Today UTPA is part of one of the nation’s largest systems of public higher education. The University that began with a class of 200 now enrolls more than 19,000 students.To celebrate that milestone, the University is hosting a Founder’s Day Picnic Saturday, Nov. 3 from 12-2 p.m. at the Quad.


Oct '12
12
The bottom line: Students receive expert advice at accounting symposium
Hard work is a primary key to success according to Robert C. Vackar, CEO of the Bert Ogden Auto Group in McAllen, where he oversees 13 dealership locations housing 15 franchise lines across the Rio Grande Valley and employs 700 people.


Oct '12
10
Exhibit explores gender issues through the arts
Strong messages regarding both oppression and empowerment greeted the more than 100 people who attended the opening Oct. 9 of the "Exploring Gender through the Creative Arts" exhibition hosted by the Gender and Women's Studies Program at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Oct '12
9
Students gain advice and experiences at Social and Behavioral Sciences Symposium
Social science students at The University of Texas-Pan American received some valuable information from practitioners in their fields of study as well as from UTPA faculty on the many career paths and internship opportunities available to them during the College of Social and Behavioral Symposium Sept. 27.


Oct '12
5
Your vote counts, cast your ballot early at the Student Union Oct. 22-Nov. 2
Students, faculty, staff and community members: your vote is your voice, so don't miss having it heard in the upcoming election.


Students hear about search for next E.T. at Science and Mathematics Symposium
The search for extraterrestrial life or the next "E.T." was the focus of just one presentation during the College of Science and Mathematics Symposium held at The University of Texas-Pan American Sept. 24-27 during the recent 2012 Hispanic Engineering, Science and Technology (HESTEC) conference.


Oct '12
4
University Writing Center offers new services in critical thinking and reading
Starting Oct. 8, the University Writing Center at The University of Texas-Pan American will expand its services to include one-on-one and small group tutoring in critical thinking and critical reading.


UTPA tops all Texas schools, 3rd nationwide in awarding graduate degrees to Hispanics
The University of Texas-Pan American's ranking as No. 1 of the top 25 colleges in Texas with Latinos earning master's degrees was noted in the most recent issue of Poder Hispanic magazine, a premier publication focusing on U.S. and Latin-American business and corporate leaders.


Oct '12
3
CHSHS promotes community health at symposium
Lisa Kuhn, a clinical assistant professor in The University of Texas-Pan American's Physician Assistant Studies Program, pictured second from right, helps Physician Assistant (PA) student Daniel Piña, pictured far left, take vital signs from a Manikin during the College of Health Sciences and Human Services Symposium Sept. 27.


Teachers share experiences at College of Education Symposium
Students at The University of Texas-Pan American received words of wisdom from some of the area's top educators during the College of Education Symposium held Sept. 25.


Oct '12
2
Huerta to be inducted into American Academy of Nursing
The word “pioneer” has many meanings, but one of them is a person who is first to do something or leads the way for others.