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"Student Success Tips for Faculty"

As you prepare for a new academic year, please review the attached link 25 Student Success Tips for Faculty. It is a compilation of suggestions from the Education Advisory Board for helping students address common issues as well as information specific to UTB regarding policies, services and resources designed to help students succeed. The sections include Personal Challenges, Helping Students Control Costs, and Academic Engagement. You may want to include some of this information in your syllabi and/or discuss it during the first weeks of class.

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Faculty Meetings/Events

UT PAN AMERICAN Woman's Faculty Network - Grant Writing Panel​
When: Thursday, December 4, 201410:00am - 11:30am
Where: Borderlands Room (EDUC 3.204) - The University of Texas-Pan American
OR watch the Live Webcast.

Please email by Monday, December 1, 2014 to RSVP
Live Webcast:
This meeting will be broadcast live on-line in the event you cannot come in person, which you can access here:​
If you watch it on-line, I encourage you to do so with some of your colleagues, as that will also allow you to network and share the experience with others.
Please Join Us!
The purpose of this meeting is to address questions about the program admission requirements: pre-nursing courses, curriculum, immunizations, criminal background check, drug screen test, TEAS exam, etc.

When: Wednesday, October, 22, 2014 from 2:00pm - 3:00 pm
Where: Salon Cassia MAIN 2.402​​
Responsible Conduct of Research Training
This training is intended to offer an overview of the topics related to responsible conduct of research, from research misconduct and relevant policies, to acceptable terms and conditions in collaborative research. 
There will be two sessions:
  • Sept. 22 from 10am - 11am
  • Sept. 23 from 10am - 11am
Location: BRHP 1.205
Contact: To sign up please contact Lynne at or 956-882-7731.
Laerdal Faculty and Staff Training
Laerdal will be visiting UTB to install our Virtual IV system, Sim Baby, and Sim Mom on 
Sept 10th & 11th at 9 am with engineer Sam Rhudy.​ Take a few minutes to download and read the Laerdal Pre-Installation Guide.​
Faculty and Staff meetings Fall 2014 Schedule
We have been invited to join the faculty at UTPA at their campus for a joint faculty meeting on September 5, 2014 from 11:00am to 4:00pm at the Borderlands room at UTPA. Directions to the campus and the room will be provided before that day.  At this very important joint faculty we will spend time sharing enrollment numbers, faculty assignments, and committee reports. Please RSVP to so that Dr. Huerta can plan for lunch/refreshments. Please make every effort to attend. If you are unable to attend, please let me know as soon as possible. Thank you!...… Anne Rentfro.​

This event has been Cancelled until further notice.



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