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Nov '12
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UTPA’s 18th annual Adopt-An-Angel program to bring holiday cheer
Little Broncs’ faces, as well as those of their parents, will be smiling this holiday season, thanks to givers’ generosity to the Adopt-An-Angel program at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Cristina Trejo-Vasquez appointed Community Engagement Liaison
Cristina Trejo-Vasquez has been appointed as community engagement liaison for the Divisions of Academic Affairs and Business Affairs, to manage and promote community engagement efforts for The University of Texas-Pan American.


Nov '12
28
Lacks Furniture partners with UTPA to educate the community about diabetes
The University of Texas-Pan American has joined Lacks Furniture in bringing back a program that trains fourth-grade students to educate their families about diabetes, one of the most common diseases in the Rio Grande Valley.


Cooperation stressed at UT VistaSummit
It takes everyone to improve the health and quality of living in a community.

And on Nov. 28, The University of Texas-Pan American, along with The UT System and UT Brownsville, brought together representatives of public and private health care organizations, nonprofit groups, educators and others with a vested interest in diminishing the health care disparities in the Rio Grande Valley for its third UT VistaSummit.


Nov '12
27
Undergraduate research transforms students and the Valley
The public is well aware of the damage to property and lives floods can inflict - we saw the pictures of New Orleans after Katrina and, more recently, the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy on New Jersey and Long Island, N.Y.

Juan Enriquez hopes the research he has conducted as an undergraduate student at The University of Texas-Pan American can help prevent that kind of damage here in the Rio Grande Valley.


Nov '12
26
Celebrate the holiday season with UTPA's award-winning Mariachi Aztlán
The University of Texas-Pan American invites the public to ring in the holiday season with the pageantry and beauty of the Mariachi tradition. Come and enjoy the beauty and exuberance of Mexican folk music as the Mariachi Aztlán celebrates the festive customs associated with a Mexican Christmas celebration.


Nov '12
21
International Days presents gateways for UTPA students
The public and students at The University of Texas-Pan American celebrated the importance of cultural awareness during International Days Nov. 15-16.


Nov '12
20
Arroyo Colorado is focus of teacher development workshop at Coastal Studies Lab
The University of Texas-Pan American Coastal Studies Lab will offer a two-day professional development teacher workshop Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 focused on the Arroyo Colorado.


Valley native and game design expert to speak at UTPA
Sheri Graner Ray, internationally known game designer, speaker, author, avid gamer and Corvette race car enthusiast, will present her lecture "Game Design" Monday, Nov. 26 from 7-9 p.m. at The University of Texas-Pan American Student Union.


Nov '12
16
UTPA poet professor wins Regents’ Award
Emmy Pérez said she always had an inner urge to help people express themselves through writing.


First ever Broncs Giving Week a success at UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American was in a generous mood Nov. 5-10 as it held its first-ever weeklong celebration “Broncs Giving Week” on campus.


College of Education honors outstanding teachers
The University of Texas-Pan American honored more than 40 elementary and secondary teachers from all over the Rio Grande Valley Nov. 14 at its eighth annual Teacher of the Year banquet and ceremony.


Nov '12
13
UTPA Library unveils congressional papers of Kika de la Garza
The Congressional Papers Collection of former U.S. Congressman Eligio "Kika" de la Garza, who served Texas' District 15 from 1965-1997, was unveiled Nov. 9 at The University of Texas-Pan American Library, where the extensive archive will be permanently housed.


Nov '12
12
UTPA honors student veterans on Veterans Day
The University of Texas-Pan American hosted a Veterans Day celebration Monday, Nov. 12 on the Chapel Lawn to honor UTPA students, faculty, staff and military veterans across the nation for their service.


Power restored in all buildings closed earlier today; all classes resume at 11: 45 a.m.
Due to a partial power outage this morning, the following buildings on the north side of campus have been closed: Health Sciences & Human Services Building East, Math & General Classroom Building, and the Business Administration Building.


Nov '12
7
Learn how to change your world at UTPA Expo 2012
Filled with excitement and self-accomplishment, Mexico native and graduate of The University of Texas-Pan American Sergio Palacios Wulschner is well on his way to living his dream.


Nov '12
6
RN exam pass rates for UTPA students among highest in the state
The University of Texas-Pan American's Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program has among the highest pass rates in the state of its students taking the required exams for licensure.


New conference debut at UTPA to star undergraduate researchers
As an undergraduate student working as a tutor in The University of Texas-Pan American's Writing Center, Rebecca Ramos saw daily the difficulty of students trying to translate their thinking in Spanish to proper writing in English.


International Days at UTPA to increase global awareness
The public is invited to celebrate the importance of cultural awareness during International Days Nov. 15-16 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Nov '12
5
Bert Ogden teams with Continuing Ed to deliver customer service training
Bert Ogden Rio Grande Valley recently partnered with The University of Texas-Pan American to develop a customized training on phone etiquette and customer service for the large auto group’s front-line employees to improve their ability to better serve their customers.


85th anniversary spotlights former trustees and regents
Past trustees and regents of The University of Texas-Pan American came together to reflect on eight decades of achievement for the campus during its “Sapphire Year” bash at the Fieldhouse on Friday, Nov. 2. The evening belonged to these visionaries whose foresight led to the University we know today.


UTPA celebrates 85 years with picnic
The University of Texas-Pan American celebrated its 85th birthday with hundreds of its closest friends, family and those considering becoming Broncs.


Nov '12
2
Broncs to celebrate Giving Week
As many prepare to celebrate all they are grateful for with a Thanksgiving feast, The University of Texas-Pan American is helping those who struggle to put food on the table.