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April 2010

Election Day is Saturday
Election Day is Saturday, May 8.  Precincts will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Registered voters in 51 precincts will fill three spots on the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees.  All three positions are six year terms...more

Registration Continues for May, Summer and Fall Semesters at
UTB/TSC
Students can continue to register for classes for the May, summer I, summer II and fall semesters at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

UTB/TSC Spring Commencement on May 15 on Cardenas South Hall Lawn
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will have Spring Commencement at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 15, on the Cardenas South Hall lawn.Students and visitors are advised to arrive early for parking due to construction at the intersection of International Boulevard...more

Student Plans Recital to Raise Funds to help pay for trip to Carnegie Hall
Lisa Altamirano, sophomore music major at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will travel to New York City in late May to take part in the
2010 National Collegiate Wind Ensemble...more

Campus is site for Early Voting
Early voting is underway for the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees elections. Early voting takes place in Cardenas South Hall Room 117 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday, April 26 to Friday, April 30 and Monday, May 3 and Tuesday, May 4. The site will also be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 1...more

University of Texas System Institutions Recall Students and Personnel from Northern Mexico, Review Other Foreign Programs Due to Security Concerns
Due to security concerns in specific international regions, The University of Texas System announced on Friday, April 23 that its nine academic and six health institutions will immediately review and potentially suspend university-sponsored programs in foreign countries and territories consistent with current travel warnings issued by the U.S. Department of State, pending a careful and thorough risk assessment by individual campus review committees...more

Campus community discusses impacts of the border security fence at panel discussion
Elizabeth Charles said she did not know much about the U.S. federal government’s border wall that can be seen slicing through areas of Brownsville...more

“Future Scorpions Welcome Visitors to Grand Opening of Center for Early Childhood Studies
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College held a grand opening for the Center for Early Childhood Studies on Thursday, April 22...more

University of Texas System Institutions Recall Students and Personnel from Northern Mexico, Review Other Foreign Programs Due to Security Concerns
Due to security concerns in specific international regions, The University of Texas System announced on Friday, April 23 that its nine academic and six health institutions will immediately review and potentially suspend university-sponsored programs in foreign countries and territories consistent with current travel warnings issued by the U.S. Department of State, pending a careful and thorough risk assessment by individual campus review committees...more

Music Students In Concert May 1
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s Department of Fine Arts will present a very special concert, “The New Sound Begins - The Vision Continues at 7 p.m., Saturday, May, 1 at The Arts Center...more

UTB/TSC’s Joseph Presents Research in Georgetown
Dr. Harriett Denise Joseph’s research into the lives of women under Castilian law when Spain controlled what is now East and South Texas from the mid 1500s to the mid 1800s has involved looking at depositions, wills, estate settlements and legal documents...more

UTB/TSC Music Students Place at South Texas Competition
Thirteen students from The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College competed at the South Texas National Association of Teachers of Singing Spring Competition, Saturday, April 10, at Del Mar College in Corpus Christi....more

UTB/TSC Places Second at the “Final Four of College Chess
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College Chess Team placed second at The President’s Cup, the “Final Four of College Chess, on Sunday, April 11 at the Education and Business Complex – Salon Cassia...more

Panel to Discuss Border Wall One Year Later
It has been more than a year since volunteers symbolically planted hope commemorating The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s border security agreement reached with the federal government...more

Federal Government to Offer Year-round Pell Grants for the First Time This Summer
Students at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College maybe eligible to receive additional financial help this summer to attend classes...more

UTB/TSC Alumnus Inspires Students in the Game of Chess and Life
When Luis Roy Gomez enrolled at the The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College in 2003, accounting was the career path he had chosen...more

UTB/TSC Graduate Students to Present Autism Research at Conference
Nine graduate students from The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will present their research findings in special education at the International Pacific Rim Conference on Disabilities in Honolulu, Hawaii...more

UTB/TSC Receives $1.5 Million Grant for Solar and Wind Technology
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s International Technology, Education and Commerce Center recently received a federal grant of $1,526,474 through the State Energy Conservation Office toward solar and wind energy technology...more

BISD Elementary Schools Benefit with Gift of Library Furniture
Five elementary schools in the Brownsville Independent School District received a gift of library furniture from The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

UTB/TSC to Host the President’s Cup, the Final Four of Chess, April 9-11
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will host for the first time the President’s Cup, the Final Four of College Chess, from Friday, April 9 to Sunday, April 11...more

Challenge for Excellence Scholarship Deadline Approaches
After 20 years, the Texas Southmost College Foundation Endowment Challenge for Excellence is still allowing students to do what they came to college to accomplish: focus on learning...more

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