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April 2019

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — More than 500 students attending five Texas A&M System campuses withdrew from school and did not return after Hurricane Harvey swamped the Texas coast in 2017. A $1 million grant from the State of Qatar via the Qatar Harvey Fund will now help to support those aspiring scholars with a revamped safety net and money to help cover their tuition, fees, books, living expenses and even emergency expenses at Texas A&M University, Texas A&M University at...Read more  

            KINGSVILLE (April 25, 2019) — Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Javelina Nation came together today, April 25, to celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Mark A. Hussey, the 20th president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville.               He opened his address with this sentiment, “Today is...Read more  

KINGSVILLE (April 26, 2019) — The Opera Workshop at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will present two performances of The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in Jones Auditorium.   The Merry Widow tells the story of Sonia Glawari, a rich, young widow from the fictional country of Marsovia that is on the verge of bankruptcy. Baron Popoff hatches a plan that if the Widow Glawari...Read more  

The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Soil Judging Team competed at the National Collegiate Soils Contest April 14-19 at California Polytechnic State University. The team placed in the Top 10 for the Team Soil Pit Competition.   This was the first time a team from Texas A&M-Kingsville advanced to the national competition. They were selected to compete after a third place overall team ranking and first place team pit ranking at the Region IV contest in late 2018.   Most...Read more  

KINGSVILLE (April 22, 2019) —  Over 350 alumni and friends of Texas A&M University-Kingsville were in attendance at the 2019 President’s Legacy Ball held April 6. The President’s Legacy Ball is held annually at the university and recognizes and honors the new Legacy Society members for their generosity to students, faculty and programs. Members of the Legacy Society are individuals, corporations and foundations who have contributed $100,000 or more,...Read more  

During Spring Break 2019, the Texas A&M University-Kingsville E-sports League of Legends team, known as TAMUK HOGGERS, represented the university at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Gaming Convention in Austin.   The team participated in the League of Legends (LOL) tournament where they won their first round match with a score of 29-11 in 25 minutes using a dive composition. The initial win secured a bye and another win with a score of 28-7 in only 18 minutes using a...Read more  

            KINGSVILLE (April 15, 2019) — The Javelina Nation at Texas A&M University-Kingsville hosted distinguished author and historian Andrew Roberts for several events today, Friday, April 12. He has written what has been called the definitive book on Winston Churchill.               He started the day early at...Read more  

            KINGSVILLE (April 4, 2019) — The Second Annual Javelina Model United Nations will be held at Texas A&M University-Kingsville from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 13-14, on the second floor of the Javelina Dining Hall.               Forty students are expected to join this session. Model United...Read more  

             KINGSVILLE (April 9, 2019) — Dr. Michael Tewes has spent the last 35 years of his life studying the endangered ocelot. Over those years, he has had triumphs and setbacks, but he still works to save his beloved wild cat. During the 37th Annual Faculty Lecture, Tewes addressed some of these attempts to help the elusive...Read more  

            KINGSVILLE (April 2, 2019) — The 22nd Annual Sigma Delta Pi Student Symposium will be held Friday, April 12, in the Blue Room in Sam Fore Hall. This year, the featured speaker is Dr. Isabel M. Córdova who will present her talk on Ways of Knowing, Ways of Living: The Shifting Assumptions and Care of the Birthing Body in Late Twentieth Century Puerto...Read more  

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