Feb '13
New institute to advance leadership opportunities for female faculty
In her best-selling book "Play Like a Man, Win Like a Woman," Gail Evans, a retired CNN executive vice president, shared her playbook for female success in the workplace with millions.

Students have fun while learning during Engineering Week at UTPA
Vivian Reyna, an eighth grader from Juan De Dios Salinas Middle School, has always been interested in the field of engineering and looks forward to studying this field when she attends college.

Pillar of Success: Small-town educator helps children dream big
Meet our 2013 Pillar of Success Lydia Rendon, a lifelong educator in the small town of Linn-San Manuel, Texas. A graduate of Pan American College, Rendon has shaped the lives of more than 1,000 students and is a pillar of her community.

Cyber Security Symposium to address information safety in public, private sectors
The University of Texas-Pan American is hosting its second Rio Grande Valley Spring Cyber Security Symposium to address security issues in the public and private sectors.

Feb '13
Rondel V. Davidson Lecture Series: Renowned historian to address NAFTA on March 7
Noted historian Dr. Sterling Evans from the University of Oklahoma will headline the 2013 Rondel V. Davidson Lecture Series at The University of Texas-Pan American on Thursday, March 7, 7 p.m. at the Engineering Auditorium.

The early Bronc catches the class! How students benefit from early registration
With the spring semester already at midterm, it is important to start planning out the next step to graduation. Students who register early for classes not only have greater opportunities for a successful academic semester but also getting one step closer to achieving their college degree.

Feb '13
Ribbon cutting and conference accents importance of nation's ethnic studies programs
The snip of a ribbon at the opening of the Mexican American Studies (MAS) Center Feb. 22 marked a historic day at The University of Texas-Pan American.

Feb '13
Middle school students challenged during VIVA Engineering
Competition was fierce when more than 200 middle school students visited The University of Texas-Pan American for the Eighth Annual Viva Engineering challenge Feb.16. The daylong event held in the University’s Engineering Building focused on introducing junior high students and teachers to UTPA's engineering program and related careers.

Feb '13
UTPA VP Veronica Gonzales highlighted in national higher education magazine
The University of Texas-Pan American's own Vice President for University Advancement Veronica Gonzales holds court in the center spread of the latest issue (Feb. 18) of The Hispanic Outlook for Higher Education Magazine, a prestigious biweekly national magazine focusing on Hispanic education in institutions of higher learning.

Feb '13
International Order of Alhambra awards scholarships to UTPA students
Lliana Maya said she hopes that her hard work toward earning a bachelor's degree in accounting will instill in her son the will, drive and determination to earn a college degree.

Feb '13
Prospective students felt the love at UTPA
The University of Texas-Pan American wooed an estimated 1,000 or more students and parents in hopes of making a perfect match at its annual "Fall in Love with UTPA" event Feb. 16.

Feb '13
UTPA welcomes Dr. Maria Fuentes-Martin as new dean of students
Although Dr. Maria “Mari” Fuentes-Martin has only been on the job since Jan.14 in her new role as associate vice president and Dean of Students, The University of Texas-Pan American is quickly becoming a place where she feels at home.

Feb '13
Alumni celebrate their and UTPA's success at 50+ Reunion
On Feb. 17, Dr. Rina Blanca Garza Davis (BS '63) received something for which she had waited 50 years: a crown worthy of The University of Texas-Pan American's first Homecoming Queen.

Feb '13
Homecoming 2013 Bronc Madness Tailgate fires up school pride
Bronc spirit and the smoky scent of barbecued meat permeated The University of Texas-Pan American's Bronc Madness Tailgate party Feb. 16 outside the UTPA Fieldhouse.

Las Vegas fun highlights the annual Alumni Ball
The twinkling lights of the “Welcome to Las Vegas” sign, the elaborate showgirls and even an Elvis impersonator made The University of Texas Pan American’s annual Alumni Ball a high-rolling event on Feb. 15.

Feb '13
Sweet Revenge: Theatre presents dark comedy of Sweeney Todd
“Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” will be presented by the University Theatre Productions on February 27-28, March 1-2 at 7:30 p.m. and March 3 at 2 p.m. at the Albert L. Jeffers Theatre in the Communication Arts and Sciences Building

Feb '13
Alumni celebrate UTPA Homecoming at mixer
The University of Texas-Pan American Office of Alumni Relations kicked off its celebration of Homecoming Week 2013 with a mixer at its center Wednesday, Feb. 13.

Feb '13
NACCS Tejas Conference at UTPA Feb. 21-23 highlights Chicana/o issues, activism
Dozens of prominent Chicana/o studies scholars from across the country are gearing up to participate in the>National Association of Chicana & Chicano Studies (NACCS) Tejas 2013 Regional Conference on Feb. 21-23 hosted this year by The University of Texas-Pan American.

Feb '13
Dr. David Carrasco to be the next UTPA Distinguished Speaker
Dr. Davíd Carrasco, a renowned professor with the Harvard Divinity School, will serve as the next Distinguished Speaker at The University of Texas-Pan American. Carrasco will present his speech Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m. at the Student Union Theater as part of the University’s 2012-2013 Distinguished Speakers Series.

UTPA reaches out to the community with Graduate Fair March 7
The Office of Graduate Studies at The University of Texas-Pan American is providing a one-stop shop for the entire community to learn about the master’s and doctoral programs offered at the University during its annual Graduate Fair March 7.

Feb '13
Korean teachers visit UTPA
Gahyun Sung and Hana Na, both English teachers in South Korea, got a peek into how American educators teach their children and how faculty at The University of Texas-Pan American are training the next generation of teachers.

New opera tells a UTPA trumpeter's tale of struggles and dreams
Not many 22-year-old college students' lives become the inspiration for an opera.

But the story of David Moreno, a one-time undocumented immigrant who became a top student, a premier trumpeter, and a member of The University of Texas-Pan American's award-winning Mariachi group is one that the Houston Grand Opera (HGO) wanted to tell.

Feb '13
Dr. Gregory Selber makes a winning shot with new book on UTPA basketball
It is no secret The University of Texas Pan-American’s Dr. Gregory Selber is a true sports enthusiast. As a young child, Selber would race home after a game and stay up late into the night drafting up the perfect game plays. Much hasn’t changed. You can still find Selber, associate professor of communication, busy on the sidelines writing, taking photos, and reporting for local media on all things sports.

Feb '13
College Goal Sunday will be super
College and high school students seeking help in filling out their financial aid forms will be able receive professional assistance to do so at College Goal Sunday at The University of Texas-Pan American.

UTPA hosts international visual communication exhibition through Feb. 12
The Department of Art at The University of Texas-Pan American is presenting Cross Connections 2012-2013, an international visual communication juried show that includes work by UTPA faculty and students.