UTB: Here, There and Everywhere
UPDATE - NOVEMBER 14
The University of Texas at Brownsville Chess Team was victorious at the 2014 Texas Collegiate Chess Championship with first place in both the individual and team classifications. The intense competition started Friday, Oct. 31 at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Sheraton and continued through Sunday, Nov. 2. - CONTINUE READING
Members of the South Texas Engineering Mathematics and Science Mentors Club pose in front of the Denali National Park and Preserve sign during their outdoor exploration and environmental science trip to Alaska, July 22 to August 5.
Jorge Hernandez, master’s student and Learning Instructional Specialist in the College Assistance Migrant Program, joined CAMP Director Noel Rodriguez on a trip to Washington, D.C. in July to attend the annual CAMP directors’ meeting held at the U.S. Department of Education.
Nadia Paredes (B.A. 2004), a seven-year veteran of the United
States Customs and Border Protection and UTB alumna, and
her new four-legged partner, Beky, have just started working at
the Brownsville border crossings after seven weeks in Virginia at
narcotics detection training.
Members of the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher
Education site team met with College of Education faculty,
administration and students during the team’s spring visit to
campus. Official notice of NCATE accreditation will arrive after
the NCATE Board’s fall meeting.
Students recently traveled to
Belize to conduct research for
the Coral Reef Ecology course.
Dr. David Hicks, Department
Chair, Biological Sciences,
taught the class.
Accompanied by Martha Placeres (right), Director of String Studies
and Symphony Orchestra, music education students Cristian
Martinez, Victor Flores and Yolanda Vidaña recently returned
from studying in Lustenau, Austria, where they were guests of the
Rheintalische Musikschule Symphony Director.