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Apr '12
30
A challenge worth taking on: The Guerra Honors Program
When senior Nicolas Carmona from Laredo first came to The University of Texas-Pan American he wanted an educational experience beyond that of the average student.


Apr '12
27
UTPA to graduate more than 1,600 students May 12
Attending The University of Texas-Pan American allowed 21-year-old Carlos Tijerina Ibarra to pursue two loves: computers and soccer. It also provided him with a quality education that landed him a job with an emerging software consulting company right after graduation.


Apr '12
24
UTPA’s United to Serve Project helps to build homes
More than 100 students, faculty and staff rolled up their sleeves April 21 to help with The University of Texas-Pan American’s annual United to Serve initiative. This year, the University partnered up with the Habitat for Humanity program.


Apr '12
23
UTPA advisement units reorganized under one roof
Students at The University of Texas-Pan American will now have less confusion on where to go for academic advisement and an enhanced path to a more timely graduation and satisfying career.


UTPA to host Generation Texas Day
The University of Texas-Pan American will open its doors to 200 high school students on Friday, May 4.

In its efforts to promote higher education within the local communities, UTPA will host Generation Texas Day (GenTX


Don't forget to register for classes!
The end of the Spring 2012 semester at The University of Texas-Pan American is just weeks away and students are looking forward to a reprieve before returning to class.

But to make sure they have classes to return to, they need to register before those courses fill up or are taken off the schedule.


Apr '12
20
The Hearst Foundation gives $100,000 toward UTPA's Premedical Honors College
The University of Texas-Pan American's Premedical Honors College (PHC) Program with the Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) received a shot in the arm recently with the receipt of $100,000 from The Hearst Foundation.


Apr '12
18
Scholarship recipients thank OXY USA donors personally
For Ron Brokmeyer, the OXY Scholars Luncheon held April 12 at The University of Texas-Pan American gave him a rare opportunity to see how the scholarships his company established are benefitting Rio Grande Valley students seeking higher education.


VistaSummit: investing in education will help Texas, nation succeed
The best investment a community can make toward its future is in the education of its children.


Apr '12
17
Border issues examined at 6th Annual CSBS conference
The path to U.S. citizenship is a long and challenging one, and can become even more difficult if those seeking to become Americans get involved in criminal cases.


Theatre Productions presents a comedy with heart
The University Theatre Productions presents their final spring main stage production “Latina” on April 25-28 at 7:30 p.m. and April 29 at 2 p.m. at the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre in the Communication Arts and Sciences Building.


Apr '12
16
Top students are the stars at annual awards convocation
Like father, like son was very apparent for one family attending the 33rd Annual Awards and Recognition Convocation April 15 to honor outstanding students at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Apr '12
13
UTPA among top grad schools in Hispanic Outlook magazine
The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA) once again secured an elite ranking among schools in the country awarding graduate degrees to Hispanic students.


Apr '12
12
UTPA authors and grant writers touted for their inspirational work
A new tradition of honoring inspiration by faculty and staff began April 10 at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Confirmed case of viral meningitis
The University of Texas-Pan American wants to ensure its campus is safe for students, faculty and staff. That's why we felt it was important to inform you about this latest development.


Apr '12
11
Two Broncs get presidential advice on social entrepreneurship at CGI U
Two students at The University of Texas-Pan American got some great lessons on social entrepreneurship recently from none other than a former president to bring their vision to improve health care for millions to fruition.


UTPA alumnus produces dynamic athletes
Since he was a child, Jaime Cavazos dreamed of becoming a university professor and following in the footsteps of his parents in pursuing a career in education. One class at The University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA), however, would steer the Mission native away from the classroom and into the gymnasium.


Apr '12
10
State Farm funds go toward student safety awareness programs
State Farm recently awarded The University of Texas-Pan American $55,000 to go toward educating students about ways to better understand and improve their personal safety and security.


UTPA's College of Business maintains prestigious AACSB accreditation
The College of Business Administration at The University of Texas-Pan American has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer bachelor's, master's, and doctorate degrees in business and accounting.


Apr '12
9
Biology students bring home awards from science convention
Biology students at The University of Texas-Pan American brought home some top awards from their recent competition at the 115th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Science held at Sul Ross University in Alpine, Texas, March 1-2.


UTPAchieve program to benefit students in financial need
The University of Texas-Pan American is offering a new financial aid program to help Broncs in greatest need to pay for school.


Border issues research focus of CSBS annual conference
Current research on important border issues is the focus of the Sixth Annual Research Conference of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences at The University of Texas-Pan American.


Apr '12
4
UTPA to help students with disabilities get HIRED
The University of Texas-Pan American has joined forces with the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS), South Texas College (STC) and other state agencies to help students with disabilities receive job training and obtain employment.


UTPA to host Vista Summit on education April 17
The University of Texas-Pan American is teaming up again with The University of Texas System and The University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB) to bring together educational institutions and nonprofit organizations to brainstorm how to graduate more students in a timely manner.


Border Studies Archive celebrates opening to the public
The Border Studies Archive at The University of Texas-Pan American Library celebrates its public opening April 13 with a presentation by award-winning author Martha Menchaca on immigration and citizenship in the borderlands followed by a reception.


UTPA to host Pan American Days
The University of Texas-Pan American welcomes the University community and the public to celebrate Pan American Days 2012, held on campus April 17 and 18. The theme for this year is “Successes and Challenges in the Americas.”


UTPA Foundation launches new website
The University of Texas-Pan American Foundation is celebrating the beginning of its 30th year with the launch of a new website at utpafoundation.org that reflects the charitable organization’s significant commitment to the university over the last three decades.


Apr '12
3
UTPA SHPE hopes to promote campus at regional conference
The University of Texas-Pan American's chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) is hoping fellow aspiring engineers and potential employers see just how special UTPA's engineering programs and their students are when they come to the Rio Grande Valley later this month.


Apr '12
2
Celebrate National Student Employment Week
The University of Texas-Pan American’s Office of Career Services invites off-campus businesses and on-campus departments that hire students to celebrate their work contributions during Student Employment Week April 9-13, 2012.