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January 2012 Archives

 
Students
Grant to UTB Offers Students an Opportunity for Oracle Certification Training
Students in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences at The University of Texas at Brownsville will have the opportunity beginning in the spring semester to test for Oracle administrator or Oracle enterprise programmer certification.
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Alumni Profile: Oscar Garcia
South Padre Island’s sand dunes help protect buildings and roadways from damaging waves during hurricanes.
UTB Graduate Receives Honor of Joining U.S. Army Band
Rick Pedraza rang in the year 2012 with extra clarity, knowing he would soon embark on his new career as a United States Army musician.
Academics
College of Education Online Graduate Program in Educational Technology Receives Top National Ranking
The University of Texas at Brownsville College of Education has been ranked one of the top 15 programs in the nation for its Master’s Degree Online Program in Educational Technology by U.S. News & World Report, announced Tuesday, Jan. 10.
UT Law School on Campus to Recruit Students Today
Students interested in applying to the University of Texas At Austin School of Law are encouraged to attend an information session from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Wed. Jan. 18 in Salón Cassia in the Education and Business Complex.
UTB Forges Partnership for Dual Degree Program
Officials from The University of Texas at Brownsville and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s School of Public Health signed an agreement on Friday, Jan. 6 to partner on the 4+1 Joint Degree Program in Public Health.
Events
Second Performance added for Mariachi Vargas at The Arts Center
A second performance of the legendary Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán – widely hailed as “El Mejor Mariachi del Mundo” – has been added to the Signature Series at The Arts Center.
ZooZoo at the Arts Center Wednesday
An entire “ZooZoo” of witty polar bears, penguins, fireflies and frogs will take over The Arts Center at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 – without saying a peep.
UTB College of Education Celebrates 20th Anniversary
Faculty, administrators and staff gathered in the Education and Business Complex to mark the 20th anniversary of The University of Texas at Brownsville’s College of Education on Friday, Jan. 13.
UTB to Host NASA Space Science Days This Weekend
The South Texas Engineering, Mathematics and Science Program at The University of Texas at Brownsville will host the ninth annual NASA Space Science Days on Friday, Jan. 13 and Saturday, Jan. 14. This year’s theme is “Small Worlds, Big Questions.”
Campus Community to Participate in MLK Day of Service Monday
Students, faculty and staff of the University of Texas at Brownsville will participate in the second annual MLK Day of Service on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16.
Ladysmith Black Mambazo to Perform in the Arts Center Tonight
Blockbuster ambassadors from the world music scene pay a visit to Brownsville at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, when Ladysmith Black Mambazo brings the soulful rhythms and harmonies of the African continent to The Arts Center.
General
Students Volunteer to help Prepare Tax Returns
Tax season is upon us and students from The University of Texas at Brownsville will again be providing free tax assistance at the International Technology, Education and Commerce Center.
NISOD Excellence Award Winners Named
Twelve administrators, faculty members and staff at The University of Texas at Brownsville will be recognized in May with National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development Excellence Awards.
UTB Chinese Language Students Ring in Chinese New Year
Students studying Chinese at The University of Texas at Brownsville were treated to Chinese New Year dumplings to mark the beginning of the Year of the Dragon.
Graduates in Online Master's Degree in Educational Technology Making Positive Impact
As administration, faculty, staff and students gathered on Friday, Jan. 13 to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the College of Education at The University of Texas at Brownsville
New UTB Land Purchase to Support Growth
The University of Texas at Brownsville has recently acquired additional land to support the growing needs of the university.
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