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Volleyball hosts Langston University
Friday, September 19, 2014

The defending national champions UTB Ocelots volleyball team will host Langston University at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 in the Manuel Garza B. Gymnasium. This will mark the first home game of the 2014 season.  ... more >>

UTB Volleyball welcomes Bacone College
Saturday, September 20, 2014

The No. 1 ranked and defending NAIA national champions UTB Volleyball team will host Bacone College on Saturday, September 20 at 4 p.m. at the Manuel Garza B. Gym  ... more >>

No More R.A.I.N.N.
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Awareness Campaign regarding sexual assault on campus. Come join us for fun activities. All students that pledge to help stop campus sexual assault will be entered for a tablet drawing.  ... more >>

All Majors Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 25
Thursday, September 25, 2014

Find the right career, and connect with employers looking to hire at the All Majors Job Fair Sept. 25.
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Preserve our Community’s Heritage at the Brownsville History Harvest
Saturday, September 27, 2014

Save the Date – Residents of Brownsville and the surrounding area are invited to participate in the Brownsville History Harvest at the Brownsville Public Library Main Branch at 2600 Central Boulevard on Saturday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

It’s only the second History Harvest in Texas.  ... more >>


2014 Distinguished Lecture Series
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

UTB College of Education 2014 Distinguished Lecture Series "It's My Spirit: Lessons from ESL and Bilingual Teachers" by Dr. Sonia Nieto. Educator, researcher, writer, and teacher, Sonia Nieto is Professor Emerita of Language, Literacy, and Culture, College of Education, University of Massachusetts,  ... more >>

"Texas Size Print" Exhibition
Tuesday, September 30, 2014

"Texas Size Print" will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 in The Gallery at Rusteberg Hall. The exhibition will include the works of Luis Valderas, Kim Bishop, and Paul Karam. Light refreshments will be served.

Texas Size Print Project Narrative "The Texas Size Print examines  ... more >>


Sin Fronteras Independent Book Festival
Saturday, October 04, 2014

This is the first book festival of South Texas which is a collaboration between UT Brownsville, Mexican American Studies at UTPA, the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center, the City of San Benito, the Valley Writers Forum, and the Coalition of New Chican@ Artists (CONCA). This book festival will be a  ... more >>

Second Be The Match 2014
Monday, October 06, 2014

Be The Match encourages everyone between the ages of 18 to 44 to register to be a possible bone marrow donor by swabbing your cheeks. We will have registration tables around campus, so stop by Cortez Hall, Life Health and Science Building, Student Union, Main and University Library.

We are  ... more >>


SHRM for PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation
Monday, December 01, 2014

Earning your credentials as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) makes you a recognized expert in the HR field. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills. By attending, you  ... more >>


Ongoing Announcements

Prepare for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)
Thursday, September 18, 2014

Are you prepared to take the Medical College Admissions Test? The Office of Health Professions Careers will be hosting a series of enrichment programs designed to help students get a better score on the MCAT.  ... more >>

Grief Support Group
Thursday, September 11, 2014

Join us  at 1:15 p.m. in Cortez Hall, Room 220.

Topics for Grief Support Group:

  • Coping with a loved one’s serious and long-term illness - Thursday, Sept. 25
  • Coping with a loss of a friendship, breakup or divorce - Thursday, Oct. 9
  • Loss of cherished  ... more >>

Pre-medical and pre-dental scholarships
Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The Office of Health Professions Careers is announcing the availability of $400 Merit Scholarship.

Eligible students must be: 

  • Pre-Medical or Pre-Dental Student
  • Have Competitive GPA
  • Available to participate in mentoring activities

Deadline  ... more >>


Health and Wellness Series
Monday, September 08, 2014

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 free sessions.

  • Monday, Sept. 22 Spread the knowledge, not the virus. Think  ... more >>

Exhibition opportunity
Monday, September 08, 2014

The Gallery at Rusteberg Hall is looking for artists to be featured in the glass case located in Rusteberg Hall. If you or anyone you know is interested in showing, please send all proposals to alejandro.macias1@utb.edu or more >>

Busy Moms Group
Friday, September 05, 2014

Bring your lunch and join us every Friday from noon to 1 p.m. starting Sept. 5 until Dec. 5, 2014 in Cortez Hall, Room 220. Free and open to all UTB students, faculty and staff  ... more >>

Veteran Females United Support Group
Friday, September 05, 2014

Join us for a confidential support meeting. Learn about women veteran medical and compensation benefits, veteran resources, transitioning, healthy relationships, self care and more at noon Sept. 5 and 19, Oct. 3 and 17, and Nov. 7 and 21. Female veteran spouses welcome. Lunch  ... more >>

Peer Support Group
Thursday, September 04, 2014

Ready, set, heal! Join us for a confidential peer support group from 1-2 p.m. in Cortez 220 the following dates:

  • Sept. 4 and 18
  • Oct. 2, 16, and 30
  • Nov. 13
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Donations Needed: Humanitarian Aid
Thursday, September 04, 2014

The Center for Civic Engagement in collaboration with Dr. John Cook's Communication courses  and various university departments are seeking your assistance with providing humanitarian aid to immigrant refugees.

Donations needed:

  • Individually wrapped snacks, e.g. granola  ... more >>

Healthy Living, Diet and Nutrition Program
Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Fourteen-week weight management program. Would you like to participate in a research study that focuses on healthy living, diet, and nutrition? Student Health Services, Student Life, and UREC are recruiting 25 UTB students who are serious about changing their sedentary lifestyles and who  ... more >>

UTB Radio DJs
Monday, September 01, 2014

UTB Radio is accepting applications for volunteer DJ for the Fall 2014 semester. Applications are available in Student Union 1.16. For more information, call 882-5143.  ... more >>

"Dreams of Brownsville" Exhibition
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

"Dreams of Brownsville" will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. The exhibition will feature the work of Ken and Melody Shipley. Light refreshments will be served. Please join us.  ... more >>

Men and Women's Cross Country
Monday, August 25, 2014

The UTB Ocelots men and women's cross country teams will compete in all their meets on the road away from Brownsville in 2014. The closest meet coming on Saturday, Oct. 25 in La Feria at 8 a.m.  ... more >>

UTB Student Health Insurance 2014-2015
Thursday, August 14, 2014

Need to purchase a student health insurance plan? You may purchase medical/dental for yourself, spouse, and/or children.  ... more >>

Free HIV testing every Wednesday at Student Health Services
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Stop by Student Health Services from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays to get tested. Did you know that about 1 in 4 new HIV infections are among youth ages 13-24? Most of them do not know they are infected, are not getting treated, and can unknowingly pass the virus on to others. This service  ... more >>

Free yoga classes at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at Casa Bella
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Join us for Hatha Yoga every Tuesday and Thursday at Casa Bella! The Campus Suicide Prevention Program is hosting weekly yoga classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Casa Bella to promote well-being on campus. Students, faculty and staff of all levels of yoga are welcome! Classes are held at the  ... more >>

Photographers needed for "Humans of UTB"
Tuesday, August 12, 2014

We are in search of photographers for the "Humans of UTB" project. Have you heard of it? Want to be a part of it? Please contact Jennifer McGehee-Valdez at jennifer.mcgehee@utb.edu.  ... more >>

Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m. every Monday at Casa Bella
Monday, August 11, 2014

Join us for Zumba. Students, faculty and staff of all levels of Zumba are welcome! Classes are held with certified instructor Fanny Pinales. Please be punctual. See you there!

The Campus Suicide Prevention Program is hosting weekly zumba classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Monday to promote  ... more >>


Co-Dependency Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday
Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Learn how to grow and make healthy relationships.

Types of Codependent behaviors:
• Dependency
• Control
• Poor behavior
• Low self-esteem

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Free aqua aerobics at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday
Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Free and open to UTB students, faculty and staff. Aqua aerobics can help you burn between 450 and 700 calories during an hour-long workout. Aqua aerobics works for people of every fitness level and size.

Novices, obese people and those suffering from muscle and joint problems get a complete  ... more >>


Student Works Portal
Thursday, July 31, 2014

Dear Students
We are excited to announce the launch of our new Student Works Portal.
Created with you in mind, this new site will help you find a great job by enabling you to:
• Maintain  ... more >>

Collegiate Recovery Program Meets Every Wednesday
Wednesday, July 02, 2014

UTB Student Health Services is starting a new Collegiate Recovery Program. There will be Alcoholics Anonymous meetings that will take place at 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday at Cortez Hall Room 220. All the meetings are open and everyone is welcome to attend.  ... more >>

Introducing Microsoft OneDrive for Business!
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

OneDrive for Business can be used to easily store and edit documents online using your web browser, and you may also share documents with others. Documents can also be synchronized with a folder on your computer. OneDrive is accessed through your UTB Office 365 (Webmail). 
 
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