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December 2017

Fulden Sara Wissinger, assistant professor of art at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, recently attended the Texas Association of Schools of Art (TASA) conference as a representative of the university. While there, one of her sculptures, Cappadocia, received second place in the 2017 One Foot Show, a National Invitational Juried show. In addition, her piece entitled, Mal de Ojo, was selected to appear in a National Juried Clay Show, Clay on the Wall, at the Louise Hopkins Underwood...Read more  

Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during one of two special ceremonies held Sunday, Nov. 12 Graduates and alumni are able to purchase an official Texas A&M-Kingsville ring. The ring’s symbols reflect the university’s history and traditions. The symbols include the school’s mascot, the javelina, because of its tenacity; mesquite and cactus, because they personify the...Read more  

At quick glance, Morgan Glynn Pope, 25, seems like a typical college student.  Smart, driven and excited to be graduating this fall.  However, those aren’t the only tools Pope carries in her arsenal.  Her field bag full of tools and research is often beside her.  The San Antonio native is set to graduate this fall with a Bachelor of Science in Geology, further proving that women can get their hands dirty as much as the boys can. “We...Read more  

More than two years ago a terrible earthquake struck the country of Nepal and Dr. Steven Lukefahr, Regents Professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, started working with people there to set up rabbit projects to help those hardest hit. Recently, Lukefahr traveled to Nepal with retired political science Professor, Dr. Richard Hartwig, to check up on how the villagers are doing providing rabbit meat for their families and local buyers. “We discovered the project is doing well....Read more  

More than 800 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during two commencement ceremonies held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, Dec. 15. At the 10 a.m. ceremony, graduates from the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business Administration and the College of Education and Human Performance received their degrees.  At the 1 p.m. ceremony, graduates from the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture,...Read more  

Jennifer Minke, associate director of admissions at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently elected Vice President for International Education for the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (AACRAO).  This newly elected position represents the international admissions, credential evaluation and study abroad functions in addition to the general responsibilities of all the members of the board. Prior to working at Texas A&M-Kingsville, Minke...Read more  

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