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Faculty Announcements

Current Announcements

Volunteer at "United to Serve"

Saturday, April 18, 2015

This year, we will be hosting the United to Serve activities from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 18. We are inviting the university community to participate in the day’s activities. We are in need of at least 200 volunteers to help accomplish our goal and help the community. Held in conjunction with

Ocelot Chess Club Tournament, April 18

Saturday, April 18, 2015

The Ocelot Chess Club Tournament will take place at Casa Bella on April 18, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. All UTB faculty, staff, and students are warmly welcome. The event is free of charge.

Student Leadership Commencement Ceremony

Monday, April 20, 2015

On behalf of the Office of Student Engagement, we would like to invite all departments and student organizations who are interested in recognizing their graduating seniors to the Student Leadership Commencement Ceremony taking place Thursday, April 30, 2015 at 6pm in the Student Union Gran Salon.

"Meraki" Senior Show I

Monday, April 20, 2015

Senior Show I, Meraki, opens at 6 p.m. Monday, April 20. The show will feature the work of Angela Ruiz, Jenny Wiley, and Gabriela Gallardo.

Voya Financial Advisor Alberto Villarreal will be Campus

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Alberto Villarreal, Voya Financial Adviser will be on main campus on April 21, 2015 and April 22, 2015 taking one to one to appointments.  For more information, please contact him directly at 956-662-0607 or email at avillarreal@voyafa

Valic Representative will be visiting UTB at the Woods

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

You're invited to attend a free educational seminar by a Valic Financial Advisor on April 21, 2015.  Three sessions will be offered during this day, the sessions will be located at the EDC lab located in UTB at the Woods. Registration for the sessions is on the link below.

Valic Financial Adviser

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Janet Moseley, Valic Financial Adviser will be taking one to one appointments on April 22, 2015 at UTB at the Woods in the EDC lab.

Lecture: Underwater 3D surface reconstruction

Friday, April 24, 2015

Dr. Junyu Dong will introduce research activities in the Vision Lab in the Ocean University of China including research fields and relevant grants. He will continue his lecture into underwater 3D surface reconstruction. Dr. Dong received his Bachelor of Science and Masters of Science from the Department

3rd Annual University Awareness Run/Walk/Crawl

Saturday, April 25, 2015

5K/1Mile Race at UTB! Help increase post-secondary education awareness and access!  

Are Your Ready for the New MCAT?

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Office of Health Professions Careers will be hosting a FREE full length practice MCAT. The practice exam includes the new 2015 material and will be scored using the new scoring system. This practice exam is free of charge and is sponsored by Princeton Review. Students must register on the Princeton

STEMS Outdoor Science and Outdoor Expo

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Bring your family and friends to join the 5th annual STEMS Outdoor Sports and Science EXPO hosted by the STEMS Mentors Club at UT Brownsville – first time at the Island! It's entirely FREE! Fun activities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) include fishing, kayaking, rock climbing, archery,

Texas Freedom Network training on reproductive health issues

Saturday, April 25, 2015

The Texas Freedom Network at UTB is partnering with NARAL Pro-Choice Texas and Advocates for Youth to host a regional training in Brownsville on Saturday, April 25 at the University of Texas at Brownsville. Join us for an opportunity to learn about reproductive healthcare issues in the RGV, and develop

Tuition Assistance for UTB Faculty and Staff

Monday, April 27, 2015

The Office of Human Resources will be accepting Tuition Assistance Applications for UTB Faculty and Staff for Summer Session I 2015. Forms will be accepted by e-mail (, walk-in (451 E. Alton Gloor) or readable fax (956-882-7476). No applications will be

Nerd Nite Brownsville April 29

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Join us for Nerd Nite Brownsville at the Half Moon Saloon in downtown Brownsville on Wednesday, April 29. Trivia will start at 7 p.m. and nerd talks will start at 8 p.m., followed by live music. Admission is free. Drink specials for guests 21 and over.

Chick-fil-A Lunch Sales (Every Wednesday and Friday)

Friday, May 01, 2015

Gorgas Science Society will be having $5 Chick-fil-A combo sales (sandwich, chips, and a drink) every Wednesday and Friday of April, beginning at noon at the Student Union Lawn. You may pay with credit or debit. There will be no sale on April 22.

Intensive English Grammar and Conversation Courses offered in May

Monday, May 04, 2015

The Language Institute will be offering two intensive courses during the month of May: Basic Intensive Grammar and Intensive Conversation. These courses will be offered Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to noon beginning May 04 and ending May 22. For more information,

Small Business E-Commerce Development

Monday, May 04, 2015

Need a business webpage? App? Social media marketing? Extend your business reach by creating and managing a website, develop an e-commerce enterprise, social media marketing and mobile application.

Prepare for the GRE

Monday, May 11, 2015

If you are planning to enroll in a graduate program and need to pass the GRE, The Language Institute is offering an intensive preparation course.  This four-day course will be offered from Monday through Thursday beginning Monday, May 11-14 with a $150 tuition fee. 

Need help preparing for the ACT?

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

The Language Institute offers a preparation course that covers all the areas of the ACT exam. Students meet from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for four weeks with a different subject being covered each week. The course is scheduled to end the same week of each of the national ACT
Ongoing Announcements

Instructor Evaluations, April 13 to May 3

Monday, April 13, 2015

Evaluate Your Professors! End of course evaluations will be available starting on Monday, April 15, 2015 and continue until Sunday, May 3. Course evaluations allow students to confidentially rate their UTB learning experience, encouraging feedback about their courses and instructors. Students can access... More >>

Humans of UTB

Monday, April 06, 2015

Currently seeking volunteer photographers for Humans of UTB.
Inspired by Humans of New York, we felt compelled to share our unique culture and experiences on the UT Brownsville campus.
Be a part of it!... More >>

Need a little extra help with your classes?

Thursday, April 02, 2015

Need some help preparing for final exams? Looking for a space to study in comfort? Please come by our Foreign Languages and Social Sciences Learning Center in Student Union 2.16 and get the help you need or relax in our new student lounge. Same great service! Amazing new space!... More >>

IMA Student chapter at UTB Clothing Drive

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

It's time for spring cleaning!  The IMA Student Chapter at UTB invites all students, faculty and staff to participate in our first Clothing Drive.  All items will be donated to the Good Neighbor Settlement House Thrift Shop.
Acceptable... More >>

Schlitterbahn SPI tickets available

Thursday, March 26, 2015

On sale now (until 5/15/15):
Adult Season Pass - $113
Child Season Pass - $83
Purchase season passes at the UTB Accounting & Finance Cashier Windows at Main.... More >>

UTRGV Account for Applicants

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Account activation emails are on the way to UTRGV applicants. Current UTB and UTPA students will receive activation emails in April.

Due to the number of applicants, emails will be sent over the rest of this week.... More >>

Financial Aid Summer Request Form is now available on UTB Online

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

The Summer 2015 Request Form for Financial Aid is available via UTB Online. Grant funding is available on a first come, first serve basis. 
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Become a Student Organization Advisor!

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

The Office of Student Engagement is currently looking for faculty and staff members who are interested in being a student organization advisor. We currently have some organizations that are pending an advisor. If you are interested please contact Vanessa Sandoval at 956-882-5033 or via email at More >>

Health and Wellness Series

Monday, February 16, 2015

Student Health Services in collaboration with the Campus Suicide Prevention Program and Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Program invite you to start the semester with healthier life choices by attending four free sessions from noon to 1 p.m. in Salon Cassia in the following days: Feb.... More >>

Ocelot Chess Club Tournaments - Spring 2015

Saturday, January 31, 2015

For about a decade the UTB Chess Program has been one of the strongest in the whole country. We are the current Texas champions. You may see our best players during training tournaments every Saturday at Salon Gardenia / Student Union. The tournaments begin at 10 a.m. Moreover all the UTB faculty, staff,... More >>

SMART Recovery

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Discover the power of choice with the alternative recovery meeting. We are a self-empowering, abstinence based, support group (not a 12-step program).... More >>

Overeaters Anonymous

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Free and open to all UTB students, faculty and staff Every Wednesday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. in Cortez Hall, Room 220... More >>


Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Pregnancy, Infant and Child Loss Support Group Every other wednesday beginning Jan. 28, 2015... More >>

Free Tabata classes at 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Monday, January 26, 2015

Students, faculty and staff are welcome to join a workout that will help increase strength, flexibility, and gain muscle while improving mental and physical well-being from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.... More >>

Free yoga classes at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday

Monday, January 26, 2015

Put your mind and body at ease from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Students, staff and faculty are welcome.... More >>

Free Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m. Mondays

Monday, January 26, 2015

Stay in shape while having fun from 5:30-6:30p.m. every Monday at the Garza Gym. Students, faculty and staff welcome. ... More >>

Chillout Sessions

Monday, January 26, 2015

Relaxation Group meeting in Cortez 220 every other Monday beginning Jan. 26, 2015 Take some time for yourself. Learn effective ways to relax your mind and body.... More >>

Busy Moms

Friday, January 23, 2015

Bring your lunch and join us every Friday from 12-1 p.m. starting Jan. 23, 2015 to May 1, 2015 in Cortez 220. Students, staff and faculty are welcome.... More >>

Life Improvement For Everyone

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Student Health Services will provide confidential peer support, cooking demonstrations, tips and best practices for exercising, healthy living, and nutritional eating. Open to students, staff and faculty from noon to 1 p.m. Jan. 14 and 28, Feb. 11 and 25, March 11 and 25, April 8 and 22,... More >>
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