arrowJavelina for Life Scholarship Dinner

KINGSVILLE (November 9, 2011) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville celebrated its student scholarship recipients and honored the donors that make it possible at the 4th annual Javelina for Life Scholarship Dinner held November 3.

Nearly 350 people were on hand for the event, which was held on the A&M-Kingsville campus. Many students had the opportunity to meet and personally thank those who funded their scholarship, engage in scholarly conversation, and have their photo taken together. The event enabled students to learn more about the meaning, mission and benefactors behind their scholarships.

arrowStudent Spotlight: Yvonne Saldivar 

Yvonne Saldivar, a junior accounting and finance major from Raymondville, is a student who truly understands and appreciates the impact of giving back.  “These scholarships will help me in my career goals by giving me the foundation that I need. No one really thinks about scholarships as a foundation, but I have found that because of scholarships I have been able to succeed academically and surpass my personal goals “.  As the recipient of the Presidential Blue Series Scholarship, Hilda Garcia Scholarship, State Farm Companies Scholarship and Deloitte Tax Scholarship, Yvonne is able to pursue her promising future in becoming a Certified Public Accountant.  Read More

arrowFaculty Presentations

Dr. Barbara Oates, Chair and Professor of Marketing and Management, Dr. Alicia Cavazos-Garza, Assistant Professor of Management and Dr. Monica Santaella, Assistant Professor of Management presented “The Use of Google Plus for Online Team-Based Collaboration” at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board conference in Austin, Texas on November 2 & 3.

Dr. John Cicala, Assistant Professor of Marketing was a guest of Liz Laubach on South Texas’ public radio station, KEDT-FM 90.3, on Tuesday, November 8 to discuss a research project he and Dr. Valerie Bartelt, Assistant Professor of Information Systems are working on concerning the listening and buying media preferences (compact discs v. digital files) of classical music consumers.

arrowThanks to Our October
        Classroom Business Speakers!

  • Jorge Burwick – HACU Assistant Director of Scholarships & Student Services, “Accounting & Finance"
  • Captain Mark A. McLaughlin – Commanding Officer at NAS Kingsville, “Naval Finance Planning & Budgeting”
  • Bud Malcik – Edward Jones, “Stocks, Bonds & Mutual Funds”
  • Ed Martin – President & CEO of Berry Contracting, “Impact of Technology on Today’s Managers"
  • Sharon Michalk – KISD Director of Finance, “Public School Finance”
  • Mark Vallejo – IBM Corporation Client Manager, “Careers in Information Systems"
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For More Information, Contact: College of Business Administration
MSC 182, 700 University Blvd., Kingsville, TX 78363-8202
Contact Phone: 361-593-3801


November, 2011

Donors/Scholars Dinner

From left to right: Edgar Rodriguez, Modesto Morales, Col. Edward Preston, Jr. (alumnus and friend of the college), and Jessica Luna


Business Seminars


Jav for Life

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