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September 2010

Graduates to Go Green at Winter Commencement
Graduates
at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College will be wearing environmentally friendly caps and gowns when they receive their diplomas Saturday, December 18...more

Campus community reminded about Emergency Notification System
In light of incident at The University of Texas at Austin, Tuesday, Sept. 28, it is important to remind the UTB/TSC campus community about the Emergency Notification System, which was installed in early 2009 to communicate with students, faculty and staff members, and visitors during various types of emergencies...more
 

Garca to Receive Latina Leader Award in Washington, D.C.
Juliet V. García, president of The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, will receive a 2010 Latina Leader Award from the Imagen Foundation at a ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 28...more 

TSC Board of Trustees approve release of proposed agreement draft
The Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees approved release Thursday, September 23, 2010, of a working draft of their proposed new partnership agreement with The University of Texas System...more 

UTB/TSC Chinese Language Students Get a Taste of Popular Chinese Festival
As the 1.3 billion residents of China gather to enjoy the annual culinary delight of moon cakes, Chinese language students at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College also experienced the iconic sweets during class on Wednesday, Sept. 22...more

Emergency Communication and Personal Safety Training for Campus
The University has implemented a new Emergency Notification System to communicate with the campus community and visitors during various types of emergencies...more

TSC Trustees Set Deadline for Finalized Partnership Agreement
The Texas Southmost College Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Thursday, Sept. 23 to have a final draft of a new partnership agreement between the Texas Southmost College District and The University of Texas System completed by Thursday, Oct. 21...more

Fall Enrollment Rises at UTB/TSC
Fall semester enrollment increased for the second year in a row at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

College of Liberal Arts Receives Federal Grant for Student Development
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s College of Liberal Arts recently received a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security...more

Turtle Island Quartet and Luna Negra Dance Theater Bring Music and Dance Together at The Arts Center
Patrons of the new Signature Series can enjoy twice the world-class entertainment on one night, Friday, October 1 when Turtle Island Quartet and Luna Negra Dance Theater combine for a special evening of music and dance at The Arts Center at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

UTB/TSC Steps Up Personal-safety Training for Students, Employees
The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College has stepped-up its plans to re-emphasize personal-safety training for students and employees due recent reports of violence in Matamoros, Mexico...more

Goldsmith Becomes New Chief Information Officer at UTB/TSC
A Rio Grande Valley native has become the new chief information offer at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more  

Students Speak About Tobacco-Free Policy
Members of the campus community gathered in The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College’s Endowment Courtyard for a Free Speech Alley Tuesday, Sept. 14 to voice their opinions and concerns about the new Tobacco-free Campus policy...more

Two Departments Receive International Accreditation
The Departments of Engineering and Computer and Information Sciences at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College have recently received accreditation from ABET...more

Professor Travels to Guinea
Assistant Professor of Biology David W. Hicks will travel to the island of Bioko, Equatorial Guinea, Africa, on Sept. 10-17 as part of an initiative by Marathon Oil, Noble Energy and the Gulf of Mexico Foundation to increase fishery resources and enhance ecotourism opportunities in the area...more

Latin Grammy Nominee Tambuco Opens the Signature Series at The Arts Center
Tambuco, a 2010 Latin Grammy award nominee will open the Signature Series at the Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 17 at, The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

Distinguished Lecture Series to feature Blake Mycoskie of Tom’s Shoes
Blake Mycoskie, founder and chief shoe giver of Tom’s Shoes will be the fall Distinguished Lecture Series at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College...more

The Arts Center Receives Award of Excellence from “Texas Construction Magazine
Texas Construction magazine is pleased to announce the first round of winners of its Best of 2010 awards program. The annual competition recognizes commercial construction and design excellence from across the state including Oklahoma...more

Photos of the Damage at UTB/TSC caused by Tropical Storm Hermine...more

Graduate Says Pre-law Academy Prepared Her for UT Law
Layla Fawn Garcia’s law school career looks to be off to a good start. “I was actually the first student called up on the first class day, she said...more

Silva Takes Fall Internship at Ohio NASA Laboratory
Rebecca Silva, a sophomore chemistry major at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, will spend 15 weeks doing a fall semester internship at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio...more

 

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