UTB Archive Pages

November 2009

Former education deans honored with portrait unveiling
Faculty and staff of the College of Education at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College gathered in the tower of the education wing of the Education and Business Complex for an unveiling of portraits honoring the three past deans on Wednesday, November 18...more

Time Magazine Honors UTB/TSC President
"We are very close to Mexico," says Juliet García, who has led the University of Texas at Brownsville (UTB) for 18 years. And she's not just talking culturally...more

The Big Read receives donation from U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros
The U.S. Consulate General in Matamoros has contributed $5,000 to The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s Big Read project in northern Mexico...more

Community gives hand in telling the history of chess
It’s been almost 20 years since J.J. Guajardo first taught some rambunctious students chess as a motivational tool...more

Scorpions Get Host Bid for NAIA Opening Round Game against SNU Saturday
UTB/TSC found out that it will host Southern Nazarene University (Okla.) in a NAIA Women's Soccer Championship Opening Round Saturday, November 21, at REK Center Field...more

Matt Ginn is not your typical Scorpion student-athlete.
At 26, he is the oldest student-athlete to wear a Scorpion uniform in the NAIA era, but for good reason - Matt is a veteran of the United States Air Force...more

Take a journey on Sunday with the UTB/TSC Master Chorale
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College Master Chorale will take music aficionados on a journey through water, fire, wind and rain during "In Tune With Nature" at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 15, at Sacred Heart Church in downtown Brownsville...more

Author Brown to sign new book at campus bookstore
Psychotherapist and author Christopher F. Brown will be at the Barnes & Noble bookstore on the campus of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College for a book signing of "The Art of Meaningful Living" at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 12...more

UTB/TSC holds annual Veterans Day ceremony on Cardenas South Lawn
A Brownsville native and adjutant general of the Texas Military Forces said Veterans Day was a time to honor past and present military personnel...more

UTB/TSC grounds crew receives top award
Grounds maintenance at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College has received the Professional Grounds Management Society Grand Award in the “urban university category...more

UTB/TSC students place first at regional criminal justice contest
Three seniors from The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s American Criminal Justice Association Lambda Alpha Epsilon/Iota Kappa Chi Chapter won first place at a crime scene competition at the Region 2 American Criminal Justice Association Conference in Metairie, La...more

Brownsville native and UT Austin professor Dr. John Gonzalez to present newest book Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican-American Literature
The Brownsville Heritage Complex, located in historic downtown Brownsville, invites the public to a presentation on Brownsville and the Border Renaissance during the 1930s by University of Texas Austin Professor Dr. John Gonzalez, author of Border Renaissance: The Texas Centennial and the Emergence of Mexican-American Literature on Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 6 p.m. A book signing and reception follows the presentation. The event is free to the public and is sponsored in part by City of Brownsville...more

UTB/TSC Remembers Barry Horn
Barry Horn lived his life through his dedication for helping others, bringing opportunities to students and the art community alike...more

Foreign journalists tour ITEC Center, Campus
Wu Yun landed at Brownsville – South Padre Island International Airport on Wednesday, Oct. 28, ready to start his first visit to the Rio Grande Valley and Matamoros...more

Friends Endow Kids Voting USA - Brownsville
Friends of Father Armand Mathew presented him with a surprise birthday gift as they celebrated his 87th birthday on Wednesday, Oct. 28...more

A look back at UTB/TSC’s first Homecoming
The last time Rhonda Spurlock Dahlke visited The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College was with Leadership Texas in 2005...more
 
Dedication of Recreation, Education and Kinesiology Center
Kicking off the Scorpions Forever Homecoming 2009 week, the public is invited to the dedication of the Recreation, Education and Kinesiology (REK) Center at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 14, at the REK Center lawn...more


 

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