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October 2010

Two New Degree Programs Begin at UTB/TSC
Students at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College have two new degree programs to major in starting this year...more

Friends Plan Dinner Celebration in Honor of Father Armand Mathew on the Occasion of his 88th Birthday
Friends of Father Armand Mathew will hold a dinner in his honor on the occasion of Mathew’s 88th birthday at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28 at the Brownsville Events Center...more

Remembering Dr. Jorge Navarro
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College has lost a good friend and a longtime member of the faculty...more

Son of UTB/TSC Staff Member to be Honored at Citywide Reception
The son of a staff member at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will be honored at a free citywide reception on Monday, Oct. 25...more

Campus Recognizing Day of the Dead Tradition
Several departments at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College have set up traditional Day of the Dead altars across the Fort Brown Campus as part of a competition coordinated by the Office of the Dean of Students...more

TSC Trustees Vote to Draft New Version of Proposed Partnership Agreement
The Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees unanimously approved seeking a counter-proposal of a proposed partnership agreement between the Texas Southmost College District and The University of Texas System at its regular meeting Thursday, Oct. 21...more

Friends to Celebrate Father Armand Matthew’s 88th Birthday
Linking Father Armand Matthew’s birthday to one of his favorite causes, Kids Voting USA, has become a campus tradition...more

UTB/TSC’s Lof Honored by Texas Society of Architects
Larry Lof, biology professor at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, received a Citation of Honor by the Texas Society of Architects, the state chapter of the American Institute of Architects...more

Brownsville Selected as One of Four Sites for Partners for Postsecondary Success Initiative
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and MDC, a nonprofit organization dedicated to expanding opportunity and reducing poverty, today announced that Brownsville has been selected as one of four cities to participate in the Partners for Postsecondary Success initiative as part of a Gates-funded national effort to improve postsecondary completion rates among low-income young adults...more

Son of UTB/TSC Staff Member Introduces Obama at White House Ceremony
The son of a staff member at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College had the attention of the world as he introduced President Barack Obama at an executive order signing ceremony on Tuesday, Oct. 19 in the East Room at the White House...more

The Ahn Trio to Perform at The Arts Center in November
A high-profile classical trio with a passion for new composers and unique artistic collaboration, the Ahn Trio, comes to The Arts Center at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16...more

University Awaits Decision From Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning
For nearly eight months, a team of students and faculty and staff members at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College came together to finalize the university’s application to the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning...more

UTB/TSC Student Receives Fellowship to Study in Washington D.C.
University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College senior History major Natasha Danielle Escobar was awarded a fellowship in the University of Texas System Bill Archer Center Fellows Program this semester. Escobar is currently in Washington D.C. serving as a research assistant at Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars...more

Students Write About Giving for DLS Essay Contest
La Feria High School senior John Michael Butler received a lesson he will not forget when he worked during the summer with an 8-year-old autistic boy at the city’s swimming pool...more

UTB/TSC’s Lof Honored by Texas Society of Architects
Larry Lof, a biology professor at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, has been named a Citation of Honor recipient by the Texas Society of Architects, the state chapter of the American Institute of Architects...more

UTB/TSC Observes World Space Week
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy and the Department of Physics and Astronomy will have two events for the Lower Rio Grande Valley Texas’s World Space Week celebration on Saturday, October 9 at the International Technology, Education and Commerce Center and the UTB/TSC Nompuewenu Observatory...more

TSC Board of Trustees to Take Action on Proposed Agreement Draft Oct.21
The Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees is scheduled to take action on the proposed partnership agreement with The University of Texas System at their regular meeting 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21 in the Gorgas Hall Board Room...more

Notre Dame’s Cardenas to Speak at First Americo Paredes Commemorative Lecture
The Texas Center for Border and Transnational Studies at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will host its inaugural Americo Paredes Commemorative Lecture at 6 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12 at the Science, Engineering and Technology Building Lecture Hall...more

UTB/TSC Selects Distinguished Alumni to be Honored at Homecoming
Two longtime educators, an internationally recognized band and a former mayor are the 2010 recipients of the Distinguished Alumnus Award at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

Armenian Muskie Graduate Fellowship Student Adapting to Life at UTB/TSC
Karine Kocharyan wants to use her graduate school experiences at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College to help shape public policy in Armenia, her home nation...more

UTB/TSC Campus Community Encouraged to Attend Emergency Preparedness Sessions
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College is conducting emergency preparedness sessions for students, faculty and staff in an ongoing effort to promote a safe campus environment...more

Creator of TOMS SHOES to Speak at UTB/TSC
On South Padre Island, Kerry Schwartz says he could order TOMS Shoes everyday and still not have enough to sell. He and his wife Chrissy own the Island Native Surf shop. They have been selling TOMS Shoes for several years...more

 

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