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August 2016

More than 450 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during the summer commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, in the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Students receiving their master’s and doctoral degrees were recognized within their academic colleges. During the commencement ceremony, David Barrera, Student Government Association president, presented the Distinguished Student Awards. Anissa Hernandez, president of...Read more  

The Javelina Alumni Association at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has announced that five university alumni will be honored this year at the school’s annual Homecoming celebration. Four have been named Distinguished Alumni for 2016 and one has been named the year’s Rising Star.  Distinguished Alumni Awards are presented to individuals whose personal and professional accomplishments have brought honor and prestige to Javelina Nation. The Rising Star Award...Read more  

Dr. Mohammad S. Alam has been named the sole finalist to serve as dean of the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, pending approval from the Chancellor and Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System.  Alam served as Professor and Chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of South Alabama during 2001-2015. Some of the accomplishments achieved during his tenure as Department Chair...Read more  

KINGSVILLE (August 9, 2016) — In June, Texas A&M University- Kingsville students traveled to one of the world’s great musical centers: Vienna, Austria, a city that has fostered some of the most celebrated and beloved composers of Western classical music. The trip was part of a new course titled “Music and Culture of Vienna,” created by Dr. Joseph Jones to provide students with an arts-centered study abroad opportunity. An assistant professor of...Read more  

Joe A. Gonzales, founder of the Education is Our Freedom (EIOF) GED College Scholarship Program presented a $7000 check to Texas A&M University- Kingsville. The check will be deposited in the EIOF GED College Scholarship Endowment Fund, created to help educate the future workforce. The endowment funds benefit GED graduates attending Texas A&M- Kingsville. -TAMUK-Read more  

The College of Business Administration (CBA) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony for their new Center for Negotiation located in the Business Administration Building. The center will not only help educate its undergraduate and graduate students, but anyone who wants to be better at negotiating. It is the only such center in the state—and one of the few in the nation—to concentrate on negotiating from a business perspective. Shown...Read more  

Dr. Jenn Manak, from Bridgewater State University, left, works with Dr. Catherine Ming Tu, assistant professor of music education at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, on how to incorporate more research opportunities into her undergraduate courses. Manak, associate professor in the elementary and early childhood education department at Bridgewater, spent three days at Texas A&M-Kingsville talking to faculty about using work-study as a funding source and ways to include research into...Read more  

Two directors from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) visited Texas A&M University- Kingsville to talk with students and tour the university’s research facilities. Jacqueline Padrón, Program Director of Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSI) National Program with the USDA is new to her position and currently learning about the different universities that work with her office. Ruby De La Garza joined her for the visit. De La Garza is the USDA, HSI Regional Director...Read more  

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