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(L-R): Brad Walker, CEO and Chief Development Officer for the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation; Dr. Steven H. Tallant, president of Texas A&M-Kingsville; Stephen J. “Tio” Kleberg, a trustee of the Caesar Kleberg Foundation for Wildlife Conservation; and Dr. Fred C. Bryant, Leroy G. Denman, Jr. Endowed Director of Wildlife Research at the CKWRI Texas A&M University-Kingsville announced major funding support for its Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research...Read more  

Dr. Lenny Brennan, professor and C. C. Winn Endowed Chair for Quail Research at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently named a Fellow of the American Ornithologists’ Union (AOU). He was elected by the board.  He also was honored by the National Bobwhite Technical Committee (NBTC) with its award for Individual Achievement. This award is presented to recognize an individual’s overall contributions to bobwhite research and/or management during a...Read more  

The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) names the James C. Jernigan Library at Texas A&M University – Kingsville the 2016 Federal Depository Library of the Year. The library was selected for their leadership, educational outreach, and commitment to providing free public access to Federal Government information. The library staff is very active in promoting the importance of Government information to students and the public through campus events, displays, online chats and on...Read more  

Homecoming King, Queen named — Tue 18, 2016

KINGSVILLE (October 18, 2016) — The students at Texas A&M University-Kingsville elected new Homecoming royalty and the winners were announced at halftime of the Javelina football game against University of Texas-Permian Basin held Saturday, Oct. 15. The Homecoming Queen for 2016 is Nilofar Sayyad and the new Homecoming King is Ajinkya Pawar. Both represent the Association of Indian Students. -TAMUK PhotoRead more  

Two former members of the Javelina Battalion at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have been honored to be in the first group of former ROTC Cadets inducted into its Hall of Fame. Col. (Ret.) Edward J. Preston Jr. and LTG (Ret.) Ricardo Sanchez were two of 326 former cadets recognized for their service to the country on the 100th anniversary of the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). This year, the Javelina Battalion is celebrating its own 65th anniversary as it was started at...Read more  

Balous and Julie Miller have pledged to establish the Miller Family Dream Scholarship Endowment.  That endowment will be matched by the university with funds from the Estate of Nadine Arrington to form the Arrington Match-Miller Family Dream Scholarship Endowment.  Together, these two endowments are valued at $200,000.  Distributions from these endowments will be used to provide two or more scholarships to full-time students in good standing pursuing a degree at the...Read more  

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