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The Master’s of Social Work program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received candidacy status from the Council on Social Work Education’s Commission on Accreditation. “Candidacy status means that current students in the program get grandfathered into the official Accreditation once it is completed” Dr.  Darin Hoskisson, Interim Chair of the Department of Clinical Health Sciences said. “The most important part of this is...Read more  

Victoria Packard, coordinator of instructional services and distance learning at the Jernigan Library on the campus of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been named a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. Packard is among the first to receive this award which celebrates professional accomplishments and longevity as a Marquis biographee. In order to have been considered for this award, Packard must have met at least three of the five requirements. Less than...Read more  

The Texas A&M University-Kingsville chapter of the Golden Key International Honour Society was awarded Key Chapter status at their international summit held recently in Las Vegas. This is the highest award given by Golden Key, the world’s largest collegiate honor society. Key Chapter status is given to those chapters who exemplify outstanding achievement and contributions in the area of Golden Key values and the three pillars of Golden Key-academics, leadership and service. The...Read more  

Dr. Leonard “Lenny” Brennan, professor and Endowed Chair for Quail Research at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently honored with the National Quail Symposium Award of Excellence by the National Bobwhite Technical Committee (NBTC) and the National Bobwhite Conservation Initiative (NBCI).  About Leonard Brennan Brennan earned his bachelor’s degree in environmental studies from The Evergreen...Read more  

More than 425 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during the summer commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday,Aug. 11, 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, Ruben A. Martinez Jr., Student Government Association vice president, presented the Distinguished Student Awards. Rick Garza, president...Read more  

The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville recently received funding from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to fund the Nuclear Doctoral Fellowship Program. The university will receive $400,000 over the next four years to fund fellowships for students in the sustainable energy systems or environmental engineering doctoral programs. The principal investigator of the program is Dr. Xue Yang, assistant professor in the mechanical and industrial...Read more  

Several graduates at Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s summer commencement ceremony received the Distinguished Student Awards sponsored by the Student Government Association. To be nominated for the Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award, a student must be a graduating senior with no less than 60 credit hours earned at Texas A&M-Kingsville. The student must have at least a 3.4 grade point average and must be involved in extracurricular activities. The student also must...Read more  

In 2014, Texas A&M University-Kingsville students approved a referendum to raise campus recreation and athletic fees. Today, Wednesday, Aug. 30, the dream became a reality as the ribbon was officially cut at the new Recreation and NCAA Complex on the northwest side of campus. The $7 million complex has eight NCAA regulation tennis courts, six NCAA beach volleyball courts, two intramural softball fields, two intramural soccer/flag football fields and one intramural cricket oval. All are...Read more  

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