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May 2010

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

First Ever Carlos G. Gómez Advanced Painter’s Scholarship Awarded
Senior Art Education major Jessica Arriaga is the recipient of the very first Carlos G. Gómez Advanced Painter's Scholarship...more

Three Baseball Scorpions to Participate in Summer Leagues
Three Scorpion baseball student-athletes will spend their summer playing for teams that include collegiate players throughout the nation...more

Students Perform in Carnegie Hall
Music majors Lisa Altamirano and Alejandro Cruz performed in the prestigious Carnegie Hall on Saturday, May 29...more

Garza Signs RRAC Letter of Intent to Join Scorpion Women's Golf Team
Elizabeth Garza, member of the Lopez High School girls' golf team, has signed a Red River Athletic Conference Letter of Intent to join the Scorpion women's golf team...more

Early Voting Begins Tuesday for TSC Run-off Election
The Fort Brown Campus will be a site for early voting for the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees run-off election between Rosemary Breedlove and Francisco “Kiko Rendon...more

UTB/TSC Leaders Participate in UT System Hurricane Exercise
Leaders at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College participated in The University of Texas System Mutual Aid Hurricane Exercise on Wednesday, May 26...more

Student will study at Pasteur Institute in Paris this summer
Oscar Sosa credits Dr. David Hicks, an assistant professor in the Biological Sciences Department at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, for providing a knowledge base for his research efforts...more

Scorpions Eliminated in NAIA National Tournament Opening Round, 10-5
All good things eventually come to an end -- and UTB/TSC had a good feeling after its performance in the NAIA National Baseball Championship Opening Round Group 4 Tournament...more

UTB/TSC Honors Nursing Endowments
Administrators and Nursing Department faculty gathered recently at the Tree of Life at the Life and Health Sciences Building to unveil plaques for two nursing scholarship endowments at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

UTB/TSC’s Pre-law Academy Application Deadline is Approaching
Applications are still being accepted until Monday, May 31 for the 2010 Filemon B. Vela Pre-law Academy at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.  The intensive law school preparatory course begins Monday, June 7 and ends Thursday, June 24. The Law School Admission Test preparation period is from Monday, June 28 to Wednesday, July 7...more

Har-Zvi Joins UTB/TSC Chess Program
It is the kind of pressure filled situation many coaches thrive on.  Ronen Har-Zvi began work at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College just three weeks before members of the Chess Program would play in The President’s Cup, the “Final Four of College Chess in early April at the Education and Business Complex... more

Lozano and Mendez Sworn in as TSC Trustees
Two new members of the Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees were sworn into office Monday, May 17 during a ceremony at The Arts Center.  Dr. Robert Lozano was administered the oath of office by U.S. Magistrate Felix Recio...more

More than 900 graduate in UTB/TSC Spring Commencement
More than 900 graduates received degrees at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s 2010 Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 15, on the Cardenas Hall South lawn.  The ceremony marked the 18th commencement for The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College partnership...more

UTB/TSC Wins Conference All-Sports Championship for First Time
UTB/TSC has been announced as the winner of the 2009-10 Red River Athletic Conference All-Sports Award for the first time in school history.  In the five conference-sponsored sports that UTB/TSC participates in, the Scorpions registered two conference championships and two runner-up finishes in regular season play during this academic year...more

Scorpions Bound for Lubbock for NAIA National Tourney Opening Round
UTB/TSC will make its first appearance in the NAIA National Baseball Championship Opening Round at Hays Field in Lubbock, home of the defending national champions, starting Tuesday, May 18...more

Scorpions Wait to Learn Where They Will Play for NAIA National Opening Round
With final exams over, UTB/TSC has resumed practice in preparation for the NAIA Baseball National Championship Opening Round May 18-21 at a location to be determined late Friday afternoon...more 

UTB/TSC Ranks Nationally in Hispanic Outlook Magazine’s Degree Lists
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College has been ranked for the awarding of subject-area degrees and overall bachelor’s and master’s degrees for Hispanics in the May 2010 edition of The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education magazine...more

UTB/TSC Physics Student and Teaching Assistant Win Campus Business Plan Contest
Two former colleagues of the Arecibo Remote Command Center gravitational wave astronomy laboratory at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College were awarded a $5,000 prize by Wells Fargo for their winning business plan...more

New TSC Board Members to be Sworn In
The Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees is set to receive two new members, and a run-off election has been scheduled for next month to fill a third open seat...more

Villarreal Named Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
Rene Villarreal has been named the associate vice president for Enrollment Management at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

University, federal government continues to monitor conditions in Mexico
The State Department issued an updated travel warning on Thursday, May 6, recommending non-essential travel to the Mexican states of Coahuila, Chihuahua, Durango, Michoacán, Sinaloa and Tamaulipas be avoided...more

Mother and daughter set to graduate together at Spring Commencement
Belia Olivarez and Ana Arevalo already share the bond of mother and daughter.  Now, the Harlingen residents will share something else: their college degrees.  Olivarez, 42, and Arevalo, 25, are candidates for graduation for the 18th Spring Commencement at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College. The ceremony will be at 8 a.m., Saturday, May 15, on the Cardenas South Hall lawn...more

UTB/TSC Student Auditions for ‘Glee’
May 1st, 2010 – Frank Orozco Jr. has known he wanted to pursue a career in show business since was a little boy watching his favorite Mexican soap operas on TV. When “Glee, the hit show on FOX, sent out an open casting call for amateur singers, actors and dancers to audition via Myspace.com to be on their show, Orozco knew this could be his big break...more

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

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

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