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June 2010

UTB/TSC to Close Before Anticipated Landfall of Tropical Storm Alex
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will close at 3 p.m., Tuesday, June 29, in anticipation of the landfall of Tropical Storm Alex...more

UTB/TSC Prepares for Tropical Storm Alex
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s Emergency Response Team held its first meeting Monday afternoon, June 28, in preparation for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Alex..more

UTB/TSC Receives National Attention on HBO Show
A familiar face with The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College Chess Program was interviewed on a national sports program that aired Tuesday, June 22...more

UTB/TSC Sees Double-digit Increase for Summer Session II Enrollment
Kassandra Cervantes is spending her summer helping students with their weightlifting at the Recreation, Education and Kinesiology Center at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

Gourmet Physicians Honor Dr. Victor Gonzalez with a gift to The Arts Center
Friends of the late Dr. Victor Gonzalez honored him with a gift to The Arts Center at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

 UTB/TSC Guitar Students to Give Austin Performances
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College Guitar Orchestra will be the first collegiate group to perform at the 2010 Guitar Foundation of America Convention and Competition next week...more

Slots Available for First-time Students to Attend Scorpiontation at UTB/TSC
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College continues to welcome incoming students with two-day Scorpiontation orientations sponsored by the Dean of Students Office...more

UTB/TSC to Offer Online Diploma Program Beginning in July
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will offer a new online Graduate Diploma in Translation Studies beginning Monday, July 12 the start of Summer Session II...more

Sanga to lead tech transfer for UT branches in San Antonio, Valley
Arjun Sanga, J.D., has been named executive director of South Texas Technology Management, a regional technology transfer office that serves four University of Texas institutions (the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, UT San Antonio (UTSA), UT Brownsville and UT-Pan American)...more

DAA Nominations Deadline is June 30
Ciro V. Sumaya has been founding dean of the School of Rural Public Health at the Texas A&M University System Health Science Center since 1997. He holds the school’s Cox Endowed Chair in Medicine...more

Community Organizations to Host Immunization Stakeholder Meeting
The Immunization Partnership will host a meeting to inform the community about the importance of vaccinations, and preventing diseases.  The Immunization Stakeholder Meeting will be held Wednesday, June 16, at the University of Texas at Brownsville...more

UTB/TSC Students Spending Summer Interning at UNESCO in Paris
Two students from The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College are doing summer internships at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in Paris, France...more

Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel
On the southern tip of Texas, near the Mexican border, one of the most surprising success stories in sports is being written.  With a population of 175,000 that is 90% Hispanic, Brownsville has rocked the quiet world of chess by turning young players into champions.  Launched as a morning pre-school activity at Russell Elementary School in 1990 by educator Jose Juan Guajardo, chess quickly grew in popularity...more

Fine Arts Faculty and Students to Offer a Potpourri of Music
The Fine Arts Department at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will offer two free concerts in June and July at The Arts Center...more

Rendon Elected to TSC Board of Trustees
Voters elected  Francisco "Kiko" Rendon to Place 5 on the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees on Saturday, June 12. Out of 38 precincts Rendon won with 2,120 votes while his opponent Rosemary Breedlove received 1,554. Breedlove was the incumbent...more

UTB/TSC Office of Student Life Hosts World Cup Game Viewing at Student Union
World Cup fever has ignited at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.  The Office of Student Life hosted a free viewing of the 2010 FIFA World Cup’s opening match between Mexico and South Africa on Friday morning, June 11, at the Student Union’s Gran Salon...more

Hernandez Aided by UTB/TSC’s Student Employment Initiative
Mariana Hernandez gets to use her interests in photography, art and communication daily. But the work she does is outside of the classroom...more

UTB/TSC Off-Campus University Expanding to Meet Needs
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College is meeting the needs of the Lower Rio Grande Valley community by offering undergraduate and graduate off-campus classes at several locations, including Texas State Technical College in Harlingen and Los Fresnos and Donna High Schools...more

Book Signing for Charro Days in Brownsville
Dr. Anthony Knopp, author and professor emeritus at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, will be at Paragraphs bookstore, 5505 Padre Boulevard, Saturday, June 12, to sign copies of his book “Charro Days in Brownsville....more

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

Mother and Son Celebrate Double Graduation
Junior Alejandro Villarreal, 5, is among the 13 children who will participate in the first prekindergarten graduation ceremony to be held at the Center for Early Childhood Studies at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. The graduation will be held on the lawn of the center at 1940 University Blvd. at 6 p.m. on Thursday, June 3...more

Registration for Kids’ College
Registration is under way for Kids’ College 2010, a long-running children’s camp program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. The two 14-day sessions are scheduled to run 8:30 a.m. to noon, June 14 to July 1 and July 12–29 at the International Technology, Education and Commerce Center, 301 Mexico Blvd...more

Early Voting Hours Extended for TSC Runoff Election
Early voting hours for
the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees runoff election between Rosemary Breedlove and Francisco “Kiko Rendon have been extended...more

UTB/TSC’s Altamirano and Cruz Perform at Carnegie Hall
A recent graduate and a music student at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College performed during last Memorial Day weekend at New York City’s famed Carnegie Hall...more

UTB/TSC Associate Degree Nursing Program Receives Commendation
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s Associate Degree Nursing Program has received a commendation from the Texas Board of Nursing for successful passing rates on the National Council Licensure Examination – Registered Nurse...more

 

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