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July 2010

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT BROWNSVILLE AND TEXAS SOUTHMOST COLLEGE BRINGS DISNEY INSTITUTE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT TO BROWSNSVILLE
Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development program, “Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence, to The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College on Tuesday, August 10, 2010.  Sponsored locally by The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, the full-day event will give area professionals an opportunity to “experience the business behind the magic...more

UTB/TSC to Become a Tobacco-Free Campus Sept. 1
In an ongoing effort to promote a healthy academic setting for the campus community, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will implement a Tobacco-free Campus policy effective September 1...more

Mother honors her son’s legacy at New York City Race
Six years ago, Sonia Cunningham’s life changed. Her son Keith, a police officer, suffered a heart attack while responding to a fellow officer’s call for assistance. He was 38. Cunningham recalled she first got angry, then The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College associate professor of nursing got moving...more

UTB/TSC Student Housing Receiving Improvements
The Village at Fort Brown residential housing at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College is undergoing a summer makeover...more

UTB/TSC Starts Hurricane Alex Relief Effort for Monterrey
The Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College is seeking items for a Hurricane Alex relief effort for residents of Monterrey, Mexico...more

UTB/TSC Chapter of SHPE Re-Established
A group of students at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College have re-established the campus chapter of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers...more

S.T.E.M.S. Program to Visit Yellowstone
More than 40 high school and college students from the South Texas Engineering, Math and Science Program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will leave Saturday, July 24 for an educational trip to Yellowstone National Park...more  

Spurs' Guard George Hill to Host Skills Clinic for Youth at REK Center
George Hill, a member of the San Antonio Spurs, will visit the REK Center at UTB/TSC Saturday, July 31 to host the George Hill Skills Clinic for area youth, and be available for a free autograph session that afternoon...more 

Scorpions Announce Men's Soccer Schedule; First 7 Games on Road
UTB/TSC hopes to end the 2010 men's soccer season with a fourth straight Red River Athletic Conference championship, but will begin the new season with seven games away from home...more

Garza Gymnasium Undergoes Facelift
The Manuel B. Garza Gymnasium at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College is undergoing a makeover...more

UTB/TSC to Host Summer Camps for Youth
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will host a variety of camps for area youth this summer...more

UTB/TSC College of Education to Offer Master’s Degree via Teleconference
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will offer a master’s degree in bilingual education this fall to educators in two Texas school districts...more

Valley Native Yzaguirre Speaks at UTB/TSC
A Rio Grande Valley native and American ambassador-designate said Hispanics need to understand the struggles and accolades of their history...more

ORTIZ ANNOUNCES $26,000 GRANT TO HELP PRESERVE FORT BROWN
U.S. Representative Solomon P. Ortiz (D-Texas) announced a $26,000 grant today to The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College by the National Park Service...more

UTB/TSC Offers Lifeguard Training for the First Time at REK Center
The lifeguard jumped in the pool feet first when he noticed the student floating face down in the water...more

UTB/TSC’s Garcia to do Internship at Costa Rican Wildlife Refuge
Miguel Angel Garcia credits a book of essays and a desire to help animals as influences in accepting a month long internship in Costa Rica...more

UTB/TSC Pre-law Academy Confers Eighth Class of Graduates
Anthony Cornejo always knew he wanted to be a lawyer. Since he was a child, he saw how knowledge of the law helped people and wanted to do the same when he grew up.  For him, his participation in The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College Filemon B. Vela Pre-Law Academy this summer put him one step closer to that life-long dream...more

The Arts Center Launches Signature Series, a Year of Performance and Magic
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College launches its Signature Series this fall with an arts and entertainment lineup showcasing both a splendid new venue and the range of high-quality performances patrons can expect for years to come...more

 UTB/TSC’s Martinez Works with Area’s 50th Police Academy Class
Maz Martinez’s office at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s International Technology, Education and Commerce Center is a visual history of his time in law enforcement...more

UTB/TSC Architecture Students to Travel to Spain
For the first time, five students from The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s Architecture Program will spend summer session II in Seville, Spain...more

Athletics Task Force Meets To Chart Future for UTB/TSC Athletics
A new task force to drive the future of athletics at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College met for the first time Monday, July 5 at the Student Union’s Bougainvillea Room...more

UTB/TSC Professor Invited to Study Gulf Coast BP Oil Spill
Dr. Tamara Pease, a chemistry and environmental sciences professor at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, has been invited to be a part of a research cruise to take samples of the area in the Gulf of Mexico affected by the BP oil disaster...more

UTB/TSC, Valley Telephone Cooperative Inc. Partner for Fiber-optic Installation
The National Telecommunications and Information Administration has awarded a $15.6 million federal grant to Valley Telephone Cooperative Inc. of Raymondville to construct a fiber-optic network in partnership with The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

Couple Celebrates Marriage on Campus Despite Hurricane
Miguel Sosa and Crystal Zamarripa Sosa waited almost three months to have their first dance as husband and wife...more

Online, Virtual Capabilities Enable UTB/TSC to Continue Classes During Hurricane Alex
Students at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College continued to take summer session I classes online and in a virtual world as south Texas felt Hurricane Alex’s affects as the storm made landfall earlier this week in northeastern Mexico...more

Campus Re-opens Friday
Adminstrators at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College are planning to re-open the campus Friday, July 2. The campus closed Wednesday, June 30 and Thursday, July 1 because of Hurricane Alex...more

 

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