Jan '13
UTPA, UTB show unity at RGV Higher Ed Day at Texas Capitol
The University of Texas-Pan American and The University of Texas at Brownsville united at the Texas State rotunda Jan. 30 to garner support for a new university and medical school in the Rio Grande Valley.

Jan '13
Broncs lend Habitat for Humanity many helping hands on MLK Day of Service
Helping to build a Habitat for Humanity house was a labor of love for Joe Coronado, a sophomore at The University of Texas-Pan American.

Bautista named Nurse Practitioner of the Year
Since The University of Texas-Pan American began offering its Master of Science in Nursing Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) program, Dr. Beatriz "Betty" Bautista has trained hundreds of registered nurses looking to further help patients by becoming nurse practitioners.

On Jan. 24, The Rio Grande Valley Hispanic Chamber of Commerce honored Bautista with its Nurse Practitioner of the Year award.

Jan '13
Innovative program brings health education to the public
The University of Texas-Pan American’s College of Health Sciences and Human Services (CHSHS) is taking community engagement a step further and branching out to one of the Rio Grande Valley’s most popular venues—the “pulga.”

Coastal Studies Lab offers teacher workshops focused on Arroyo Colorado
The University of Texas-Pan American Coastal Studies Lab will offer a two-day professional development teacher workshop Feb. 22-23 focused on the Arroyo Colorado.

Jan '13
Alumni invited to reconnect at Bronc Homecoming Week 2013
Broncs Hall of Famer Luke “Big Jack” Jackson (BS ’73 physical education) never thought he’d have his No. 54 jersey retired at The University of Texas-Pan American.

Jan '13
What's in a name? Campus buildings receive new monikers
Students, faculty and staff at The University of Texas-Pan American may have noticed several buildings on campus with new identities. The name changes are part of the University's efforts to make finding one's way around campus easier.

Come celebrate RGV Higher Education Day Jan. 30 at the Texas State Capitol
The strength and spirit of three South Texas institutions will echo loudly in the halls of the Texas State Capitol Jan. 30 during Rio Grande Valley Higher Education Day.

Jan '13
The doctor is in! UTPA hires a full-time physician
As 2013 rolls in, the future of student health care at The University of Texas-Pan American looks bright. Dr. Cristel Escalona has taken full-time medical residency at Student Health Services (SHS) and is now seeing patients. Along with the myriad of medical services SHS already offers, students will now be able —for the first time on campus— visit with a full-time medical doctor.

Jan '13
Women’s Faculty Network created at UTPA
Thanks to the National Science Foundation (NSF) ADVANCE grant, another milestone has been reached by The University of Texas-Pan American. For the first time in its history, the University has established a Women’s Faculty Network (WFN).

A PRIME-TIME program a first step toward transforming pre-med/medical education
Sabrina Chavez, a senior at Port Isabel High School, is excited about the prospects of earning a medical degree to become a physician.

Jan '13
Ballet Folklórico to present ALEGRIA Temporada 2013 Valleywide starting Jan. 31
The Ballet Folklórico UT Pan American will tour the Rio Grande Valley in January and February presenting their ALEGRIA Temporada 2013 concerts in McAllen, Harlingen, and Brownsville.

Mariachi Aztlán to wow fans locally and at D.C. inaugural festivities
How does The University of Texas-Pan American's award-winning Mariachi Aztlán top their 2010 performance in Washington, D.C., for a U.S. President?

Jan '13
Regents’ award winner brings global experience into the classroom
Dr. Aje-Ori Agbese is no stranger to cultural diversity. Growing up in Nigeria, a country with more than 250 ethnic groups and languages, Agbese learned to appreciate people from different walks of life and cultures.