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September 2016

The Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System approved the establishment of a new Master of Science degree program with a major in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Texas A&M University- Kingsville. This establishment is pending approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. A&M-Kingsville currently offers a Master of Science degree program in Counseling and Guidance within the College of Education. The new degree program in Clinical Mental Health...Read more  

Last fall, Texas A&M University-Kingsville and the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation announced the Arrington Match. This was $1 million in endowed funds, from a $1.3 million total gift to the university from alumna Nadine Arrington, who passed away in 2009.  Through the Arrington Match, donors may have their gifts matched, with the following guidelines: gifts would be designated for new faculty endowments or new scholarship endowments, and gifts were to be made to...Read more  

Dr. Richard Miller, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology and Sociology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was awarded the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Award and also became a 2016 Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) Division 8. This is the first year the SPSP Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Award has been offered. It recognizes accomplishment in the teaching and mentoring of undergraduate...Read more  

The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation has announced that Dr. Thomas Russell, class of 1962 and son of Ralph Russell, along with his wife, Jeanne, have made a donation of $100,000 to the College of Business Administration’s Ralph Russell Distinguished Professorship.  This gift is in addition to their initial challenge gift of $150,000 in 2012. Since their first gift, several alumni have answered the call to action to help them reach the...Read more  

Dr. Mario E. Carranza, political science professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has recently published his latest book on nuclear arms in South Asia. His book, India-Pakistan Nuclear Diplomacy: Constructivism and the Prospects for Nuclear Arms Control and Disarmament in South Asia, was published by Rowman & Littlefield and is available by major book sellers. Aaron Karp, senior lecturer in the department of political science at Old Dominion University said, “Carranza...Read more  

Staff in the Office of Sponsored Research at Texas A&M University-Kingsville celebrated the Second Annual National Research Administrator Day Friday, Sept. 23, as sponsored by the National Council of University Research Administrators. Shown in the front row, from left, are Francis Regalado, Grants and Contracts Specialist III; Patricia Foster, research compliance liaison; Delia Garcia, office manager; and Cynthia Villarreal-Garcia, assistant director for post award. Shown in the back...Read more  

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