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January 2018

Dr. Bart Ballard, professor and research scientist for the animal, rangeland and wildlife sciences department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, recently received the Conservation and Environmental Stewardship Award in the higher education category from the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation. Ballard also holds the C. Berdon and Rolanette Lawrence Endowed Chair in Waterfowl Research at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute. The award is given to a university or college institution,...Read more  

Dr. Lorraine Killion, associate professor in the health and kinesiology department and coordinator of the EC-12 Physical Education program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, had a big 2017 in the way of awards. She ended the year by being named the College/University Physical Educator Teacher of the Year by the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD). “When I received notification I had won this award, I was so excited and truly...Read more  

Four Texas A&M University- Kingsville students look to add to the university’s winning record as they participate in the upcoming Rangeland Cup competition. The Rangeland Cup competition takes place each year at the Society for Range Management’s annual meeting. For the past 2 years, Dr. Benjamin Turner, Assistant Professor in the Department of Agriculture, Agribusiness, and Environmental Sciences and King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management has mentored the...Read more  

Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the fall 2017 semester.  In order to qualify for the prestigious President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 15 semester hours and have a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the semester. To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.65 on all work attempted for the...Read more  

Valley Crossing Pipeline, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB), and King Ranch, Inc. announced today that they will combine their efforts to make a joint donation of $100,000 to the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (CKWRI). The grant will fund the ongoing development, installation and research of South Texas native seed mixes and the restoration of native monarch butterfly habitat throughout South Texas. During the last year, Valley Crossing, King Ranch and...Read more  

Valley Crossing Pipeline, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB), and King Ranch, Inc. announced today that they will combine their efforts to make a joint donation of $100,000 to Texas A&M Kingsville’s Engineering Department and King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management. The grant will fund scholarships for students of both programs.  “We are very appreciative of this gift that will impact these well-known programs that have far-reaching...Read more  

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  • Family of Gentleman Quail Hunter Gives Half A Million to Fund Endowed Chair at A&M-Kingsville C.C. “Charlie” Winn family makes donation, Dr. Leonard A. Brennan named to post
  • Winter Commencement Ceremonies Held The King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host the Gus T. Canales Prescribed Burn Lectureship Monday through Friday, Jan. 4-8, at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Center adjacent to campus.
  • Award-winning bass trombonist to perform at A&M-Kingsville Brian Hecht, an award-winning musician who has earned international acclaim for his bass trombone performances, will perform a guest recital at 8 p.m. Thursday, November 4 in the Frank C. Smith Recital Hall at A&M-Kingsville. This free performance is open to the public. A graduate of the University of Texas, Hecht has performed with several national and international orchestras including the Vienna Philharmonic, the Berlin Philharmonic, the Philadelphia Orchestra, the Kenosha Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In 2009, Hecht earned first place in the Edwards Big 12 Bass Trombone Solo Competition. Since then, Hecht was named the winner of the Eastern Trombone Workshop Quartet Competition and he also was named a finalist for the International Trombone Association Trombone Quartet Competition in Aarhus, Denmark. Hecht currently plays bass trombone in the United States Navy Band in Washington, D.C. and is a regular member of the Washington Trombone Ensemble, where he performs with members of the Washington National Opera, National Symphony Orchestra and various Premier Military Bands in the nation’s capitol. Hecht, an Edwards Instruments Artist/Clinician, is currently completing a tour of eight major universities throughout Texas. Dr. JooHyun Lee, lecturer of piano and music students Rolando Velzaquez, Emmanuel Garcia and Guillermo Rivera will accompany Hecht throughout the recital. Works by Fetter, Ewazen, Tchaikovsky, Koetsier, Mahler and Crespo will be performed.
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  • Dotterweich College of Engineering Receives $226,000 Grant from Nuclear Regulatory Commission The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received a $226,000 grant from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) that will establish a nuclear engineering minor program in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.
  • A&M-Kingsville Professor Receives Recognition from National Political Science Honor Society Dr. J.D. Phaup, a long-time Texas A&M University-Kingsville political science professor, has earned national recognition from the Pi Sigma Chapter of the Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society.
  • A&M-Kingsville's Santa Barraza has work on display in McAllen exhibit Art work created by Santa Barraza, art professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, will be featured at the library art gallery at South Texas College (STC) Pecan Campus in McAllen in an exhibit entitled Four Decades of Chicana Art and Culture in Tejas and Beyond. The exhibit begins Thursday, Sept. 15, and continues through Saturday, Dec. 10.
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville Ranked Among Top Universities in the Nation by Washington Monthly Texas A&M University-Kingsville was ranked among the top universities in the nation, according to Washington Monthly’s list of national university rankings, released as part of the publication’s September 2011 College Guide.
  • To hunt or not to hunt, Texas A&M-Kingsville research may help answer the question Research associate Arturo Caso recently returned from a two-month research expedition in the East African country of Tanzania and he hopes to return next summer. What is the Texas A&M University-Kingsville researcher doing in Tanzania? Counting lions of course.
  • Natural Gas Engineering Pioneer, Former Dean to be Memorialized with Bronze Statue Frank H. Dotterweich—a pioneer in the field of natural gas engineering—dedicated nearly half a century to the development of the College of Engineering at Texas A&I University. The students he taught, the natural gas engineering program he directed and the College of Engineering that now bears the Dotterweich name live on as lasting legacies. Now, a life-size bronze statue commissioned by a group of Dotterweich’s students and created by Javelina alumni and artist Armando Hinojosa will mark the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Javelina Engineering Complex.
  • Public Radio, University Series Engineering Marvels Debuts Have you ever wondered about the evolution of the home computer…how we get the gasoline we use every day…or how a traffic light works? Get the answer to these questions and many more with a new radio series produced by the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering and South Texas Public Radio.
  • External Awards Hit New High of Nearly $28.5 Million at Texas A&M University-Kingsville External awards mean a lot to a university. What are externals awards? They include grants and contracts to fund research, and educational and career-focused student programs. For Fiscal Year 2010, Texas A&M University-Kingsville received $23 million in external awards. In the year that followed, external awards rose more than five million dollars, to nearly $28.5 million. That’s the highest amount of external funding ever received by the university.
  • Ramirez, Pierce named Homecoming King, Queen at Texas A&M-Kingsville Texas A&M University- Kingsville welcomed royalty when the 2011 Homecoming King and Queen were named at halftime of the Javelina football game Saturday, Oct. 22.
  • Texas Performance Artist, Activist and Writer to Lead Workshops, Lectures at A&M-Kingsville Nationally-renowned performance artist, writer and activist Tammy Gómez will spend a week at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Oct. 10-14 sharing her work as a scriptwriter, performing her own improvisational works and teaching students the ins and outs of being an artist.
  • Environmental Engineering Program Receives $1 Million Grant from Texas Commission on Environmental Quality The Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment (ISEE) in the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received a $1.1 million dollar grant from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help fund green development in the rapidly-growing Lower Rio Grande Valley.
  • Environmentally Friendly Drilling Topic of One-Day Workshop at A&M-Kingsville Nov.10 In the midst of what may be the next big Texas oil boom, the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment (ISEE) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville and various other partners are focusing on the future of environmentally friendly drilling.
  • Lieutenant Hiram Perez Named a Bringer of Light Lieutenant Hiram Perez of the University Police Department has been named a “Bringer of Light” by the campus group Servants of Las Luminarias.
  • Texas A&M University System Regents Approve Agreement to Transfer Land for New Student Center The Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System has approved an agreement between Texas A&M University-Kingsville and the Diocese of Corpus Christi that transfers land between the two entities. The agreement paves the way for the construction of a new Newman Student Center and Chapel as well as student housing and dining facilities adjacent to the campus.
  • Kingsville Police Department provides funds to start scholarship endowment The Kingsville Police Department presented officials at Texas A&M University-Kingsville with a check for $20,000 to start a scholarship endowment in memory of two fallen city police officers, Sergeant Gene Christopher and Patrolman Felix Luna Salinas.
  • The Center for Continuing Education brings larger than life artwork to Texas A&M-Kingsville Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s Center for Continuing Education showcased a series of Super Mario Brothers Post-it artwork at Cousins Hall as a means of promoting the program.
  • A&M-Kingsville Curriculum & Instruction Department Receives U.S. Department of Education Grant to Help Train Teachers Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s College of Education and Human Performance has received a U.S. Department of Education grant that will help prepare future educators to teach science, technology, engineering and math skills in high-need schools.
  • Graduating students receive ring as symbol of university years Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during a special ceremony held Sunday, Dec. 4.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville honors future leaders for Who's Who recognition The 2011-2012 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges includes the names of 150 students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who were selected as outstanding campus leaders. The students and their families were honored at a program held Sunday, Nov. 13, in Jones Auditorium.
  • Winter commencement ceremonies held at Texas A&M-Kingsville Winter commencement ceremonies were held Friday, Dec. 16, in the Steinke Physical Education Center. There were 270 bachelor’s degrees, 168 master’s degrees and 11 doctoral degrees given.
  • Renowned Chef, Author, Television Host Anthony Bourdain Brings 'Guts & Glory' Tour to Texas A&M University-Kingsville Anthony Bourdain– internationally renowned chef, author and television host – will be the first featured guest speaker of the 2012 Texas A&M University-Kingsville University Lectureship Series. Bourdain’s lecture will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 7, in Jones Auditorium. Tickets are on sale now. Ticket prices for A&M-Kingsville students begin at $10. Non-student tickets range from $20 to $60 for VIP tickets. The VIP ticket package includes special seating; a commemorative, limited edition poster; and admission to a reception in the Founders’ Room following the lecture.
  • Hispanic Heritage Celebration at A&M-Kingsville to Feature a Variety of Cultural Events Tejano Summit commemorating the area's cultural history highlight of month-long celebration of Hispanic heritage at A&M-Kingsville.
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville Receives Military-Friendly Designation from National Publication G.I. Jobs magazine names Texas A&M University-Kingsville to list of Military-Friendly schools.
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville Hispanic Honor Society Chapter Receives National Recognition For the second time in three years, the Texas A&M University-Kingsville chapter of Sigma Delta Pi—the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society—has been selected as one of 14 national Honor Chapters in recognition of the organization’s year-long activities.
  • Publication Ranks Texas A&M University-Kingsville Among Top 100 Universities in the Nation Texas A&M University-Kingsville is one of five Texas universities included in the Top 100 universities in the nation according to Washington Monthly's College Guide 2012.
  • Thirty-two Students Compete for 2012 Homecoming King and Queen Thirty-two students at Texas A&M University-Kingsville are vying to become 2012 Javelina Homecoming king and queen. The winners will reign as Javelina Homecoming royalty for one year.
  • Dotterweich College of Engineering Partners with Project Lead the Way The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has joined with Project Lead the Way (PLTW)—a provider of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education curricular programs implemented in middle schools and high schools across the country—to recruit high school students with a strong engineering background.
  • Riley Appointed Senior Vice President of Fiscal & Student Affiairs The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has announced the appointment of Dr. Terisa C. Riley as Senior Vice President of Fiscal & Student Affairs effective immediately
  • A&M-Kingsville's Center for Continuing Education to offer business, organization training series The Center for Continuing Education at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host a three-part Business and Organization Training Series beginning Friday, Nov. 2. The topic for the first workshop will be Proactive and Situational Leadership.
  • Art students reach out to local business to provide colorful rehab center for kids Art students and faculty have been working with the Kingsville community in a number of different ways. One way is to make life a little brighter for area children in need of speech development.
  • Six Texas A&M-Kingsville students place in System Pathways Symposium Six students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville placed in the 10th Annual Texas A&M University Pathways Student Research Symposium held recently. The symposium was held this year at Texas A&M University at Galveston.
  • Graduating students receive ring as symbol of university years Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during a special ceremony held recently.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville holds winter commencement Dec. 4 Nearly 600 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. 14.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville students honored on President's List, Dean's List, Honor Roll Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the fall 2012 semester.
  • College of Education & Human Performance Adds New Degree Plan to Kinesiology Program Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s College of Education and Human Performance has added a new field of study in the department’s popular kinesiology program.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville announces partnership with Premont ISD KINGSVILLE, Texas—Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp today announced a partnership between Texas A&M University-Kingsville and the Premont Independent School District. Texas A&M-Kingsville President Dr. Steven Tallant and Premont Superintendent Ernest Singleton have developed a framework for the academic partnership, which includes the appointment of a task force which will examine current challenges facing the district and offer short-term and long-term solutions.
  • TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR SPRING 2013 GRADUATION: Graduate Letter Important information on new commencement times due to the large number of graduation.
  • Board of Regents approves Natalya Delcoure as new dean of College of Business Administration <img src="http://www.tamuk.edu/news/2013/08/DelcoureWEB.jpg" width="165" height="231" style="float:left;" hspace="10"/><p style="float:right;">Dr. Natalya Delcoure has been working at Texas A&M University-Kingsville for about a month now as interim dean of the College of Business Administration. However, the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System officially named her dean at their meeting Friday, Aug. 9. </p>
  • Community Invited to Participate in December Kingsville Choir Performance <p>The Kingsville Community Choir and Texas A&M University-Kingsville will present George Friderich Handel’s Messiah on December 8. </p> <p>Rehearsals will be held from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Mondays in room 106 of the Bellamah Music Building on the A&M-Kingsville campus. Community members interested in singing in the performance are invited to attend rehearsals beginning Monday, September 9. </p> <p>Scores will be available for singers to purchase for<strong>$8.</strong> </p> <p>For information, contact Dr. Kenneth Williams at kenneth.williams@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2814.</p>
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville registers 35 percent increase in total graduates The hard work by administration, faculty and staff at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has paid off as the university has shown a 35 percent increase in students graduating over the last four fiscal years. <br/>Click on the link to read more...
  • University receives foundation grant to host Coastal Bend Regional History Fair Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received a $2,700 grant from the Coastal Bend Community Foundation to assist the university as it hosts the 2014 Coastal Bend Regional History Fair. <br/>Click on the link above to read more...
  • University Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi Hispanic Honor Society Receives National Recognition For the second consecutive year, the Texas A&M University-Kingsville chapter of Sigma Delta Pi—the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society—has been selected as an “Honor Chapter” for the organization’s outstanding activities in 2012-2013. <br/>Click on the link above to read more...
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville hosts best, brightest from Brazil to enter STEM programs They have been in Kingsville about two months and have yet to see a cowboy with boots and a hat, riding a horse. This is what students from Brazil expected when they found out they were coming to Texas A&M University-Kingsville to study. And it’s not because the university sits at the front door of the King Ranch, but rather because that is what they thought all Texans look like. <br/>Click on the above link to read more...
  • Four to receive distinguished alumni honors during 2013 Homecoming Four alumni of Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be honored at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, when the Javelina Alumni Association meets for its annual Homecoming Luncheon at the Grand Ballrooms in the Memorial Student Union Building. <br/>Click the link above to read more...
  • Javelina Alumni Association Honors Distinguished Teaching, Research Winners The Javelina Alumni Association will honor its 2013 Distinguished Teaching and Research Award recipients at the organization’s Distinguished Alumni Luncheon Saturday, Oct. 12 <br/>Click the link above to read more...
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Celebrates Earth Sciences Week The Department of Physics & Geosciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will celebrate Earth Science Week with displays, an open house and a guest speaker. <br/> Click the link above to read more...
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville enrollment reaches third highest in history Administrators, faculty and staff at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have been working hard to increase the enrollment at the university and their efforts are paying off. <br/> This fall semester, the number of students at the university reached the third highest number since the school’s beginnings in 1925. With 7,782 students enrolled, this is just 314 from setting a new record for enrollment. Click the link above to read more...
  • Grant to Help University Increase Number of Minorities Completing Doctoral Studies in Energy & Sustainability Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to serve as part of a Texas A&M University System alliance that will increase the numbers of underrepresented graduate students transitioning to faculty positions in the fields of energy and sustainability.
  • Online Graduate Programs in Engineering, Education and Business Rank Among Top in Nation U.S. News & World Report recently ranked Texas A&M-Kingsville's online graduate programs in engineering, education and business among the top in the nation.
  • Education Professor Jack Bradley Earns Chancellor's Academy of Teachers Award Dr. Jack Bradley and his wife Dr. Sue Bradley have taught together for nearly 15 years in the College of Education & Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Together, they share ideas, materials and strategies. Now, they share in the unique distinction of being the first two professors from A&M-Kingsville named to the prestigious Texas A&M University System Chancellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Partners with LULAC #1 in New Civil Rights Museum Project Texas A&M University-Kingsville will partner with the LULAC Council #1 Foundation in the creation of a new museum in Corpus Christi highlighting the area’s rich history in the larger Hispanic civil rights movement.
  • A&M-Kingsville Student Named Engineering Student of the Year by Local Chapter of Professional Engineering Organization Jina Balogh—a stand-out senior majoring in civil engineering—was recently recognized for her outstanding efforts by the Nueces County Chapter of the Texas Society of Professional Engineers as its Student Engineer of the Year.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Partners with KIPP Schools to Increase College Completion Rates KIPP (Knowledge Is Power Program) announced today that it will partner with Texas A&M-Kingsville in an effort to increase college completion rates for underserved KIPP students nationwide.
  • Faculty Receive Recognition for Excellence in Teaching, Research, Service Faculty at Texas A&M University-Kingsville received awards at the end of the spring semester recognizing their continued dedication to educational excellence and research.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Ranks Among Top Universities for Hispanic Students Texas A&M University-Kingsville ranks 36th in the nation for awarding undergraduate and graduate degrees to Hispanic students, according to Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education’s 2014 list of Top 100 Schools.
  • MOMENT WITH AN EXPERT: El Niño & Hurricane Season Dr. Brent Hedquist is a climatologist and assistant professor of geography in the Department of Physics and Geosciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Dr. Hedquist explains how the weather event El Niño may impact the 2014 hurricane season and summer weather in South Texas.
  • National Natural Toxins Research Center Receives $2.5 Million Grant The National Natural Toxins Research Center (NNTRC) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received a $2.5 million grant from the National Institute of Health (NIH) that will fund the center’s operations for the next five years.
  • Music Major Receives Prestigious Texas Association of Music Schools Scholarship Pedraza, second year music major, is one of several 2014 Texas Association of Music Schools’ Clara Freshour Nelson Music Scholarship recipients. The award gives $6,000 a year, $3,000 a semester, for seven semesters, as long as recipients keep up a GPA of at least 2.5 and continue majoring in music.
  • Statue of Legendary Javelina Coach to be Dedicated September 5 Statue of Legendary Javelina Coach to be Dedicated September 5
  • Javelina Nation Accepts the #Chillin4Charity Challenge Texas A&M-Kingsville President Dr. Steven Tallant accepted the Kay Yow #Chillin4Charity Challenge Tuesday issued by Angelo State President Dr. Brian J. May. The #Chillin4Charity Challenge helps raise funds for the Kay Yow Foundation which has raised over $8 million for cancer research since it was started in 2007.
  • Computer Science Undergraduate Engineering Program Receives Accreditation The computer science undergraduate program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received accreditation from ABET—a leading international accrediting body for post-secondary programs in engineering, computing and applied science. The accreditation goes into effect October 1.
  • Music Students Earn Top Honors at International Horn Symposium Four students from Dr. Jennifer Sholtis’ Horn Studio at Texas A&M University-Kingsville earned top honors at the International Horn Symposium in London last month.
  • MOMENT WITH AN EXPERT: 5 Things You May Not Know About Rabbits Dr. Steven Lukefahr is a Regents Professor in the Department of Animal, Rangeland, and Wildlife Sciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. A prolific researcher, he is one the world’s leading experts on rabbit genetics. His research focuses on small-scale and sustainable rabbit production systems that largely utilize renewable resources, which can be adopted by families in south Texas and throughout the developing world. September 27 is International Rabbit Day.
  • Environmental Engineering Graduate Student Seeking to Improve Water Quality in the Rio Grande Valley Texas A&M University-Kingsville environmental engineering graduate student Wisdom Oghenerurie spent the summer at the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI) in San Antonio in an effort to develop research that may provide a practical solution to improving the quality of surface water of the Arroyo Colorado, a river that flows through Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy counties.
  • MOMENT WITH AN EXPERT: Healthy Recipes for National Cookie Month Alexa Carrier--Didactic Program Director and Lecturer in the Department of Human Sciences--shares a couple of health recipes for National Cookie Month.
  • Faculty Researcher Receives Role Model Award Dr. Elda Sanchez, Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Executive Co-Director of the National Natural Toxins Research Center (NNTRC) of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, received the National Role Model Faculty Research Award at the Minority Access Incorporated 15th National Role Models Conference, held in Washington D.C. October 3-5.
  • Dr. Karen S. Bradley Named Regents Professor Dr. Karen Sue Bradley, Professor in the Department of Teacher and Bilingual Education, has been named a Regents Professor by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents at their November meeting. The Board established the Regents Professor Award program in 1996 to recognize employees who have made exemplary contributions to their university and to the people of Texas.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Ranks Among Most Affordable Colleges in the Nation — Texas A&M University-Kingsville ranks among the top 50 most affordable public four-year colleges in the nation, according to recent rankings released by affordablecolleges.com.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville to Launch New Sustainable Energy Systems Engineering Doctoral Program A new doctoral program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville aims to promote the development of innovative sustainable energy systems in the region and beyond, while preparing students for emerging careers in energy and technology.
  • Senior Assistant to Provost Pam Trant Named a Bringer of Light Pamela Trant, senior assistant to the provost of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been named a “Bringer of Light” by the campus group Servants of Las Luminarias.
  • Health & Kinesiology Students, Faculty Earn Awards at Texas Chapter of American College of Sports Medicine Conference – Texas A&M University-Kingsville students from the Department of Health & Kinesiology received some top honors at the Annual Meeting of the Texas Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in Austin February 26-27.
  • Funding Approved for Music Building Expansion, General Classroom Building Construction An expanded, state-of-the-art music building will soon be added to campus, thanks to nearly $60 million in Capital Construction Revenue Bonds authorized by the Texas Legislature and signed by Texas Governor Greg Abbott June 18.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville students honored on President's List, Dean's List, Honor Roll Texas A&M-Kingsville students honored on President's List, Dean's List, Honor Roll Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the spring 2015 semester.
  • Film Produced, Written, Directed by Radio Television Professor Earns International Acclaim A documentary about Dominican friars serving in the San Diego area written, produced and directed by a Texas A&M University-Kingsville professor, is earning international acclaim.
  • Finalist Selected for Provost Dr. Heidi M. Anderson has been selected as the sole finalist for provost and vice president for academic affairs at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Her appointment is pending approval from the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System. If the board approves her appointment, she plans to join the university on September 14.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville professor of political science Nirmal Goswami named "Bringer of Light" Nirmal Goswami, Professor of Political Science at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been named a “Bringer of Light” by the campus group Servants of Las Luminarias.
  • Six honored as Distinguished Students during winter commencement Six graduates at Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s winter commencement ceremony received the Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award, sponsored by the Student Government Association. Only one bachelor’s degree student from each college receives the award.
  • Texas A&M System to Extend Reach of Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Culminating a seven-year plan, The Texas A&M University System today announced partnerships to expand veterinary education, research and undergraduate outreach into several regions of the state through four A&M System universities.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville students honored on President's List, Dean's List, Honor Roll Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the fall 2015 semester.
  • College of Business Administration's Adria Vasquez named to Corpus Christi Under 40 list Adria Vasquez, Certified Public Accountant and accounting lecturer in the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently selected as one of the Corpus Christi Under 40 for 2016.
  • Eight Students Receive New Presidential Graduate Fellowships Eight students have received the new Presidential Graduate Fellowship Award for the Spring semester.The highly-competitive Fellowship was established in the fall of 2015 to recognize graduate students who meet an academic merit criteria.
  • Health & Kinesiology Student Named Top Exercise Science Undergrad in Texas For the second consecutive year, a student from the Department of Health & Kinesiology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been recognized as the top exercise science undergraduate student in the state.
  • College of Business Administration dean receives Outstanding Educator Award Dr. Natalya Delcoure, Dean of the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, recently received the Outstanding Educator Award from the Federation of Business Disciplines.
  • Gonzalez receives NOW award Dr. Mary Gonzalez recently received the Person of the Year award from the National Organization of Women chapter at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
  • Wildlife Society brings home Student Chapter of the Year The Student Chapter of The Wildlife Society at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have done it again! For the 12th time in 15 years, they have brought the State Student Chapter of the Year award home to Kingsville. (I based this new number on your news release from last year; you may want to double check) Students from Texas A&M-Kingsville were present to receive their award at the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society, held recently in San Antonio.
  • Student Named Top Kinesiology Undergraduate in the Nation For the second consecutive year, a Texas A&M University-Kingsville student is the top kinesiology student in the state and nation. Joel Perez, a senior exercise science/pre-PT major from Brownsville, is the recipient of the 2016 American Kinesiology Association (AKA) National Scholar Award. Perez recently received the 2016 Texas Association of College Sports Medicine Undergraduate Scholar Award from the Texas Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine as the top exercise science undergraduate in the State of Texas.
  • Dr. Dolores Guerrero Selected as College of Arts & Sciences Dean Dr. Dolores Guerrero has been named as the new dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. Guerrero’s appointment is pending approval from the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents.
  • First class of Texas A&M-Kingsville Phi Kappa Phi chapter initiated The inaugural class of the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Phi Kappa Phi chapter were initiated Tuesday, April 26. Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville Joins WeatherBug Schools Network Javelina Nation weather updates are now at your fingertips. Texas A&M University-Kingsville has joined the WeatherBug Schools Program and installed a new WeatherBug weather station, which is able to provide weather data online and through the WeatherBug App.
  • Enhancements to A&M Care Plan cut out-of-pocket costs John Sharp, Chancellor of The Texas A&M University System, announced new enhancements to the health plans offered to the Texas A&M University System employees and retirees, reducing out-of-pocket costs for many participants.
  • Early childhood program named one of the best An online program offered by the College of Education and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been named one of the top programs by BestColleges.com.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville AVP of student access accepted into prestigious fellowship program Dr. Maria L. Gonzalez, Associate Vice President for Student Access at Texas A&M University-Kingsville was recognized by the National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) and the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) as one of their program recipients.
  • Goddard-Sobers joins A&M-Kingsville as sustainability director Kelli-Mae Goddard-Sobers has joined the staff at Texas A&M University-Kingsville as the new director of the Office of Campus Sustainability. She comes to Kingsville from Lincoln University of Pennsylvania, where she directed the physical plant in a position with Aramark.
  • Education, human performance dean named to represent HACU on AACTE Board of Directors Dr. Albert Ruiz, dean of the College of Education and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was named to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE). He will represent the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) during his three-year term.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville online MBA ranked by U.S. News and World Report The online master’s of business administration (MBA) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is one of only 7 Texas programs ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s list of Top 100 online MBA programs.
  • New Music Course Sends Students to Study Abroad in Austria A new music course sent 14 Texas A&M University- Kingsville students to study abroad in Vienna, Austria.
  • Opening held for new Center for Negotiations 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.
  • Javelina Alumni Association to honor five as Distinguished Alumni, Rising Star 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.
  • Joe A. Gonzalez Presents Endowment Check to University Joe Gonzalez presented Texas A&M University- Kingsville with a $7000 endowment check.
  • Guest speaker talks about undergraduate research 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.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville holds summer commencement August 6 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.
  • USDA Directors Visit Texas A&M University- Kingsville. Two directors from the USDA visited Texas A&M University- Kingsville to talk with students and tour research facilities.
  • IFEY IBIK Football Player/Violist - Student Profile - 2016 When Ifey Ibik a Noseguard on the defensive line isn’t on the field in full pads and practicing. He’s inside the music department, doing a different kind of practice that might surprise some.
  • Board of Regents Approves Establishment of New M.S. Degree Program 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.
  • Outstanding Summer Interns Over the summer students from Texas A&M-Kingsville participated in internships all over the country.
  • Psychology Professor Receives Prestigious Awards Dr. Richard Miller received the SPSP Undergraduate Teaching and Mentoring Award and earned fell status for Division 8 of the APA.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville professor publishes book on India-Pakistan arms issues 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.
  • Thomas Russell makes additional gift to help fund late father's professorship 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.
  • Brennan honored as fellow of ornithologist's union 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.
  • James C. Jernigan Library Named Federal Depository Library of the Year 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.
  • Two ROTC alumni inducted into first Cadet Hall of Fame 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).
  • Dr. Kim Jones named Regents Professor by Texas A&M System Board of Regents The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently designated 11 faculty members and seven agency service, extension or research professionals within the A&M System as Regents Professors and Regents Fellows for 2015-2016. Representing Texas A&M University-Kingsville is Dr. Kim Jones, professor and director for the Institute for Sustainable Energy and the Environment in the department of environmental engineering. He is the 15th Regents Professor at Texas A&M-Kingsville.
  • Henke receives Student Chapter Advisor of the Year award Dr. Scott Henke, Regents Professor and chair of the animal, rangeland and wildlife science department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, recently received the prestigious Student Chapter Advisor of the Year in North America award from The Wildlife Society.
  • Kleberg and Bryant to be Inducted into 2017 Texas Conservation Hall of Fame The Texas Parks and Wildlife Foundation has selected Stephen J. “Tio” Kleberg and Dr. Fred C. Bryant to be inducted in the 2017 Texas Conservation Hall of Fame.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville students bring home System trophy Students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville brought home the traveling trophy from the Texas A&M University System Pathways Student Research Symposium held recently at Prairie View A&M University.
  • Graduating students receive ring as symbol of university years 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. 13.
  • Student Officiates Championship Game at National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Tournament In his first tournament ever officiating outside of intramural sports at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, sophomore Anthony Villasana officiated a championship game at the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) University of Nebraska-Lincoln Region V Flag Football Tournament.
  • Students Share the PhUn in Physiology During the weeks of November 7th to November 18th, Texas A & M University- Kingsville celebrated Physiology Understanding Week (PhUn) as the main event of a Service Learning Initiative.
  • Six honored as distinguished students during winter commencement Six graduates at Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s winter commencement ceremony received the Distinguished Student Awards, sponsored by the Student Government Association.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville graduate's walk across the stage small by comparison When Burabari Kponi walks across the stage at Texas A&M University-Kingsville to receive her bachelor’s degree in natural gas engineering, it won’t be the longest walk of her life. Over two decades ago, Kponi was three years old and living in her village of Mogo Gokana, Nigeria.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville holds winter commencement Dec. 9 Nearly 1,000 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during three commencement ceremonies held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, Dec. 9.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville honors future leaders for Who's Who recognition The 2016-2017 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges includes the names of 150 students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who were selected as outstanding campus leaders. The students and their families were honored at a program held Nov. 12.
  • Alumni named Teacher of the Year at CCISD Secondary School Alumni Eric Martinez was voted 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year at Marvin Baker Middle School.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville artist has work displayed in New York exhibit Jesus De La Rosa, associate professor of art at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, currently has a print on display in the New Prints 2017/Winter exhibit at the International Print Center New York. De La Rosa’s work was one of 50 pieces chosen by a juried panel from over 2,000 prints. The exhibit will be on display until Saturday, March 25.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville students honored on President's List, Dean's List, Honor Roll Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the fall 2016 semester.
  • Health and Kinesiology Student Receives Highest Undergraduate Honor From ACSM Regional Chapter Meagan Cantu, a senior at Texas A&M University- Kingsville has been named the recipient of the 2017 Texas American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Undergraduate Scholar Award from the Texas Regional Chapter of the ACSM.
  • Kinesiology Student Receives Honor from the National Intramural Recreation Sports Association Natalie Janes, a senior at Texas A&M University- Kingsville has been named the recipient of the William N. Wasson Student Leadership and Academic Award from the National Intramural Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA).
  • Business dean elected to board of prestigious accrediting body Dr. Natalya Delcoure, dean of the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been elected to a three-year term on the Board of Directors of the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Delcoure was elected to the position representing a non-accredited institution from the United States. The university is currently in the process of gaining accreditation from the AACSB.
  • A&M-Kingsville Student to Work on Production Team for Lady Gaga Halftime Show at Superbowl LI Tessie Ledesma, a junior studying Communication-Radio/Television and Sports Business at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been selected to help Fox Sports with Superbowl LI at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on February 5, 2017.
  • Wind Symphony Tours South Texas The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Wind Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Scott Anthony Jones, will perform a three-day concert tour of South Texas featuring the world premiere of Jess Langston Turner’s Nothing to Fear, Nothing to Doubt. 
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville music assistant professor named Person of the Year by NOW organization Dr. Catherine Ming Tu, assistant professor of music education, was selected by the campus NOW organization as Person of the Year for 2017.
  • TAMUK Student Presents Findings at Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol Feyisayo Edalere, a senior studying Biomedical sciences has been selected to present her research entitled “Study of behavioral defects in Drosophila melanogaster through courtship” at Texas Undergraduate Research Day at the Capitol.
  • NEH Grant Seeks Participants to Study Literature and Art of South Texas Women Dr. Susan Roberson, Assistant Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and Interim Women and Gender Studies Director, earned $99,755 for a project entitled, “Towards an Aesthetics of South Texas Women Artists” from the National Endowment for the Humanities. She is currently looking for participants.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Wildlife Society brings home trophy number 13 The Student Chapter of the Wildlife Society at Texas A&M University-Kingsville received the Student Chapter of the Year award at the state conference held recently in San Antonio. This is the 13th time in 16 years the Texas A&M-Kingsville chapter has brought this award home.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville hosts higher ed conference Texas A&M University-Kingsville was the site of the state-wide High-Impact Practices in Higher Education Conference held on campus Friday, March 31. The conference was sponsored by Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Title V I-CARE (Integrating a Culture of Academic and Research Engagement), the Center for Student Success and the Center for Teaching Effectiveness.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville's Duran wins international distance learning award Dr. Michelle Duran, director of distance learning and instructional technology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received a prestigious International Distance Learning Award from the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA).
  • Graduating students receive ring a symbol of university years Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during one of two special ceremonies held Sunday, April 23.
  • Fashion merchandising program puts Texas A&M-Kingsville in top rankings The website Fashion-schools.org has awarded the fashion merchandising concentration within the human sciences major at Texas A&M University-Kingsville an honor by ranking them in the top 10 fashion schools in the Southwest. The program contained in the human sciences department ranked eighth out of schools considered from Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada.
  • Richard Miller named President-elect of Society for Teaching of Psychology Dr. Richard L. Miller, Chair of the Department of Psychology and Sociology at Texas A&M University- Kingsville has been appointed President-elect of The Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP).
  • Alumna honored as High School PE Teacher of the Year Selina “Sally” Hemphill, who graduated from Texas A&I University in 1987, was selected High School Physical Education Teacher of the Year for 2017 by the Texas Association of Health Physical Education Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD).
  • Graduates honored as distinguished students during summer commencement Several graduates at Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s summer commencement ceremony received the Distinguished Student Awards sponsored by the Student Government Association.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Golden Key chapter wins Key Chapter status 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.
  • Social work program receives candidacy status 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
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville College of Engineering receives funding for nuclear engineering doctoral fellowships 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.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville officially opens recreation/NCAA facility 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.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville holds summer commencement August 11 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.
  • Four named emeriti after board approval The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently approved emeritus status for four retired members of the Texas A&M University-Kingsville faculty and staff.
  • Ground breaking held for new music building at Texas A&M-Kingsville Javelina Nation came together today, Tuesday, Sept. 19, to officially break ground for the new music education complex at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The initial ceremony was held inside Jones Auditorium, adjacent to the construction site, and the action moved outdoors for the official turning of the soil.
  • Texas Higher Education Community Launches Unified Giving Initiative to Provide Emergency Aid Texas and national leaders from higher education associations, institutions, foundations, and businesses have come together to launch the Harvey HELP Fund, a crowd-sourced relief fund dedicated to aiding the close to 500,000 students impacted by Hurricane Harvey--almost a third of all of the college and university students in the state. Announced today, HELP, which stands for Higher Education Learning Pathways, will provide emergency funds to enable students in southeast Texas to stay on or more quickly return to their education pathway.
  • A&M-Kingsville business assistant professor has paper mentioned in Wall Street Journal Dr. Dongnyoung Kim, assistant professor of finance in the College of Business at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was honored to have a paper he wrote with a colleague referenced in a recent story in the Wall Street Journal.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Fulbright Scholar tells United Nations study group of project Dr. Ari Sherris, assistant professor in the department of teacher and bilingual education at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, spent a year living among the Safaliba in Mandari, Ghana, a remote rural village in western Africa as part of his Fulbright Grant. More recently, Sherris shared the lessons he learned in Ghana in a presentation to the United Nations Study Group on Languages and Sustainability.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville engineers win Best Paper Award Three members of the electrical engineering and computer science faculty and one student from Texas A&M University-Kingsville recently received the Best Paper Award at the 2017 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Electro-Information.
  • Javelina Alumni Association to honor five as Distinguished Alumni, Rising Star The Javelina Alumni Association at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will honor five alumni during the school’s annual Homecoming celebration. Four have been named Distinguished Alumni for 2017 and one has been named the year’s Rising Star. Javelina Nation will celebrate Homecoming festivities October 16-21, 2017.
  • Homecoming King and Queen 2017 Samantha Olivarez, left, and Tomisin Alagbe, right, were named Homecoming Queen and King,
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville college signs agreement with vet school Officials at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have recently signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Texas A&M University to provide up to five additional positions for A&M-Kingsville students over the next five years in the doctor of veterinary medicine program in the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
  • Javelina team takes fifth in international quiz bowl A group of range and wildlife science students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville put up a good fight and placed fifth in the International Quiz Bowl for The Wildlife Society.
  • Upward Bound receives $5.2 million for new, current programs Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received $5.2 million from the United States Department of Education to fund new and continuing Upward Bound programs that will be used at various high schools throughout the Coastal Bend.
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville Earns AACSB International Accreditation AACSB International (AACSB) announces that Texas A&M University-Kingsville has earned accreditation for its College of Business Administration (CBA).
  • Business lecturer honored as Woman of Distinction The Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce (TAMACC) recently honored 12 Latina leaders at the Sixth Annual Women of Distinction Award luncheon in Austin. Dr. Crissy Hinojosa, Texas A&M University-Kingsville alumna and director of business intelligence at Bay Ltd. in Corpus Christi, was among the honorees. Hinojosa also is a lecturer for the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M-Kingsville.
  • Dr. Natalya Delcoure Named to Texas Higher Ed Coordinating Board Committee Dr. Natalya Delcoure was named to the THECB Business Administration and Management Field of Study Advisory Committee.
  • Gregory Sanders named latest Regents Professor at Texas A&M-Kingsville Dr. Gregory Sanders, professor and coordinator of music theory in the music department has been named Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s 16th Regents Professor.
  • Business Associate Professor chosen for Fulbright Award Dr. Hans Schumann, associate professor in the department of management, marketing and information systems at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been selected as a Fulbright Scholar and will spend time next semester teaching classes in Albania on Southeastern Europe’s Balkan Peninsula.
  • Javelina marketing students present Animal Rescue Kleberg with donation Dr. John Cicala, associate professor in the College of Business Administration, and several marketing students presented Animal Rescue Kleberg (ARK) with a check for more than a thousand dollars after the professor chose to celebrate his birthday by raising funds for the local non-profit.
  • NNTRC reps attend, win at 19th World Congress in China Four representatives of the National Natural Toxins Research Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville attended the 19th World Congress of the International Society on Toxinology in Haikou, China. They came home with two Excellent Poster Awards.
  • A&M-Kingsville Part of Four-University Alliance Awarded $2.8 Million by NSF The university and three other System schools will use the grant to develop, implement and study a new model for advancing underrepresented minority doctoral candidates in STEM to careers in academia.
  • Ten Awards Earned at Pathways Student Research Symposium Eleven A&M-Kingsville students collected 10 awards at the annual Texas A&M University System Pathways Research Symposium.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville hold Phi Kappa Phi initiation ceremony The Phi Kappa Phi chapter at Texas A&M University-Kingsville recently held initiation for 12 faculty and staff and 83 students.
  • A&M-Kingsville Ranked for Leaving Graduates with Low Levels of Student Loan Debt In new studies released by The Student Loan Report, Texas A&M University–Kingsville was highlighted for leaving its graduates with low levels of student loan debt and for providing freshman undergraduates substantial amounts of financial aid.
  • Javelina named National Student Teacher of the Year Cerelia Diaz, a 2017 graduate of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently awarded the National Student Teacher of the Year award by Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) and the Association of Teacher Educators (ATE).
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville artist produces winning sculpture 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.
  • Minke selected vice president of admissions, registrars group 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).
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville professor visits Nepal to check on rabbit progress 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.
  • Geology student bringing girl power to her field 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.
  • Graduating students receive ring as symbol of university years 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
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville holds winter commencement Dec. 15 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.
  • Ballard receives education award from conservation foundation Dr. Bart Ballard, professor and research scientist for the animal, rangeland and wildlife sciences department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, recently received the Conservation and Environmental Stewardship Award in the higher education category from the Coastal Bend Bays Foundation.
  • Monarch Butterfly and Native Plant Habitat Restoration Project receives $100,000 grant Valley Crossing Pipeline, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB), and King Ranch, Inc. announced today that they will combine their efforts to make a joint donation of $100,000 to the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (CKWRI). The grant will fund the ongoing development, installation and research of South Texas native seed mixes and the restoration of native monarch butterfly habitat throughout South Texas.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville receives $100,000 grant for student scholarships Valley Crossing Pipeline, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Enbridge Inc. (NYSE:ENB), and King Ranch, Inc. announced today that they will combine their efforts to make a joint donation of $100,000 to Texas A&M Kingsville’s Engineering Department and King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management. The grant will fund scholarships for students of both programs.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville students honored on President's List, Dean's List, Honor Roll Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the fall 2017 semester. In order to qualify for the prestigious President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 15 semester hours and have a perfect 4.0 grade point average for the semester.
  • Killion wins two prestigious awards Dr. Lorraine Killion, associate professor in the health and kinesiology department and coordinator of the EC-12 Physical Education program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, had a big 2017 in the way of awards. She ended the year by being named the College/University Physical Educator Teacher of the Year by the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD).
  • Kingsville Students Set to Participate in Rangeland Cup Competition Four Texas A&M University- Kingsville students look to add to the university’s winning record as they participate in the upcoming Rangeland Cup competition. The Rangeland Cup competition takes place each year at the Society for Range Management’s annual meeting.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville master's student wins national award for E-Portfolio Gabriel Odreman came to the United States from Venezuela three years ago. Before taking graduate classes at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, he had to learn English. Now he is one of five winners of a national competition for his e-Portfolio, sponsored by the Transportation Research Board and hosted by the National Operations Center of Excellence.
  • Dr. Lassman Inducted to the 2018 Chancellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators Dr. Lassman Inducted to the 2018 Chancellor’s Academy of Teacher Educators
  • Dr. Maureen Croft Named Vice President for Enrollment Management Dr. Maureen Croft has been named Vice President for Enrollment Management at Texas A&M University-Kingsville
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville artist involved in three exhibitions Fulden Sara Wissinger, assistant professor of art at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, currently has work at three different exhibitions including a solo show at Beyond the Art Gallery in Harlingen.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville named 17th best master's degree in electrical engineering Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s electrical engineering graduate program has been ranked 17th in the nation according to CollegeChoice.net.
  • Rasmussen Named Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. George Allen Rasmussen has been appointed Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville recognized on Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll Texas A&M University-Kingsville was one of only 112 colleges and universities in the nation to be recognized as a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Transfer Honor Roll which recognizes the top four-year colleges and universities for creating dynamic pathways to support community college transfer students.
  • Environmental Engineering Graduate Program among Nation's Best The graduate program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville was ranked 69th in the nation by U.S. News and World Report.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville named Weather-Ready Nation Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been named a Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™ by the National Weather Service, said Dr. Shane Creel, CSP,CFE, CCEP, executive director of Enterprise Risk Management.
  • Kickoff officially opens With You, Without Limits campaign It has been over 100 years since the people of Kingsville rallied together to bring home the first normal school south of San Antonio. Now, that group includes thousands of alumni who join the fight to make Texas A&M University-Kingsville the best it can be and make sure it’s current and future students have everything they need.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville professor named to important NCAA committee Dr. Manuel Flores, communications professor and NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently appointed to the NCAA’s Minority Opportunities and Interests Committee (MOIC). His term will continue through August 2021.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville art student wins Tejano Conjunto poster contest Texas A&M University-Kingsville sophomore Sara Ruiz, an art major from Orange Grove, recently won the student category for the Tejano Conjunto Poster Contest at the Guadalupe Arts Center in San Antonio.
  • Dr. Steven H. Tallant announces retirement from Texas A&M-Kingsville Texas A&M University-Kingsville President Dr. Steven H. Tallant has announced that he will retire at the end of December 2018.
  • Anonymous Texas A&M-Kingsville group recognize staff members as "Bringers of Light" Texas A&M University-Kingsville staff members Jason Marton, assistant director of marketing, and Yolanda Ballard, assistant director of administration for the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute, were named “Bringers of Light” by the campus group, Servants of Las Luminarias.
  • Seven honored as Distinguished Students during spring commencement Several graduates at Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s spring commencement ceremony received the Distinguished Student Awards sponsored by the Student Government Association.
  • Javelina electric car cruises to second place finish A team of students from the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville recently competed in the South Texas USA Greenpower Electric Car Competition and placed second.
  • Foundation Announces Agriculture Science Scholarship Endowment The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation announced a $100,000 scholarship endowment for agriculture science.
  • Professor's feature film wins best documentary award The London Independent Film Awards awarded Best Documentary for April 2018 to the feature documentary, South Texas Gentle Men of Steel—Los Padres, written, produced and directed by Texas A&M University-Kingsville Assistant Professor Armando P. Ibáñez, director of radio, television and digital film in the art, communication and theatre (ACT) department.
  • Online Industrial Engineering Program Ranked among the Best Best College Reviews named the online master's program in industrial engineering ninth in the nation.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville student selected for competitive summer research Kevin De Angeli, a junior mathematics major at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was selected for a highly competitive Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville professor receives peer reviewer award Texas A&M University-Kingsville Professor Victoria Packard was recently given the Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire Award from Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT).
  • Dr. Riley Ranked for Digital Leadership on Twitter Dr. Terisa Riley, Senior Vice President for Student Affairs and University Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville was ranked on the “Tweet the Veep: 30 Vice Presidents to Follow on Twitter” ranking, published by the Josie Ahlquist blog.
  • Graduating students receive ring as symbol of university years Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during one of two special ceremonies held Sunday, April 29.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville holds spring commencement May 18 More than 1,150 prospective graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during three commencement ceremonies held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, May 18.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville director receives Horace Moody Award Anthony Kreitzer, director of campus recreation and fitness at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, recently received the Horace Mann Award at the annual conference of the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA).
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville students honored on President's List, Dean's List, Honor Roll Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the spring 2018 semester.
  • Online Industrial Engineering Program among Nation's Best Best College Reviews named A&M-Kingsville's online master's program in Industrial Engineering among the top 25 in the country.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville lecturer selected for prestigious academy Nicole Perez Morris, journalism lecturer at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been chosen as one of only 12 journalism instructors from Hispanic-Serving Institutions across the United States to attend the Ninth Annual Dow Jones News Fund Multimedia Training Academy in June at the University of Texas at El Paso.
  • Online Industrial Engineering Program Ranked among Nation's Most Affordable College Choice.net ranked the online industrial engineering program among the top ten most affordable programs of its kind.
  • Kleberg Bank makes donation to establish Bloomberg Lab Kleberg Bank has made it easier for business students at Texas A&M University-Kingsville to get real-world practice, thanks to a $75,000 donation to develop a Bloomberg Financial Lab in the College of Business Administration.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville receives approval for off-campus teaching site The Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) has given Texas A&M University-Kingsville permission to use the university’s Citrus Center in Weslaco as a teaching site.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville chair to receive prestigious award Dr. Chris Hearon, professor and chair of the health and kinesiology department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has received word that he has won the Jerry R. Thomas Distinguished Leadership Award from the American Kinesiology Association (AKA). Hearon will receive the award for the master’s degree level.
  • Javelina Alumni Association to honor six as Distinguished Alumni, Rising Star The Javelina Alumni Association at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will honor six alumni during the school’s annual Homecoming celebration. Five have been named Distinguished Alumni for 2018 and one has been named the year’s Rising Star.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville trombonist wins prestigious award Music student Eden Garza recently won the prestigious Edward Kleinhammer Bass Trombone Orchestral Excerpt Competition. He was one of three finalists for the competition held yearly by the International Trombone Association at their international festival.
  • Online MBA Program Ranked Fifth in Texas The website Online MBA Today.com has ranked the online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville the fifth-best in the state of Texas.
  • Graduating students receive ring as symbol of university years Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during one of two special ceremonies held Saturday, Dec. 1.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville holds summer commencement August 10 Nearly 350 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during the summer commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 10, in the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
  • Steve Roach named executive director of athletics, campus recreation at Texas A&M-Kingsville Texas A&M University-Kingsville President Steven Tallant announced the selection of Steve Roach as the university’s new Executive Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation Tuesday, September 4. Roach will begin serving in his new role October 1.
  • Javelina Alumni Association to honor Dr. Tallant as honorary alumnus The Javelina Alumni Association (JAA) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville honors several distinguished alumni each year at Homecoming and 2018 is no exception. However, a new award will be given this year as the JAA gives an Honorary Alumni Award to University President Dr. Steven H. Tallant.
  • Texas A&M System Regents Name Mark Hussey as Sole Finalist for President of Texas A&M University-Kingsville The Texas A&M University System Regents today named Dr. Mark Hussey as the sole finalist for the position of President of Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
  • Soil judging team qualifies for national competition The Texas A&M University-Kingsville soil judging team qualified for the national competition in 2019 with a stellar finish at the Southern Region Soil Judging Competition held this week in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
  • Adult education degree program named one of top in the nation The online master’s degree program in adult education at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been named one of the best in the nation by OnlineMasters.com.
  • Scholars invited to attend, present at Digital Ethnics forum Three faculty members from Texas A&M University-Kingsville participated in the Digital Ethnics Studies Forum entitled New Storytellers, held at University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
  • Dr. Mark Hussey confirmed as new president; Tallant recognized as president emeritus The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents confirmed Dr. Mark Hussey as the 20th president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville during their regular meeting November 15. Regents also approved the President Emeritus designation for Dr. Steven H. Tallant, retiring president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
  • Student actors, play win awards at state Students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville took the original play, June Bugs, to the Texas State Theatre Festival recently and brought back several awards with the possibility of a slot in the national regional competition.
  • College of Business Administration ranked high for business analytics program The College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville got word recently that their online MBA program had received yet another stellar ranking.
  • Randall Williams Named Latest Regents Professor Dr. Randall WIlliams, professor of agriculture science has been named Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s 18th Regents Professor.
  • Tallant endowment started to develop Presidential Scholarship The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation has established the Steven and Karen Tallant Presidential Scholarship Endowment in honor of the couple’s service to the university. More than $200,000 has already been committed to the new fund
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville holds winter commencement Dec. 14 Nearly 700 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during three commencement ceremonies held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, Dec. 14.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville receives grant to gear courses toward Naval workforce Faculty in the mechanical engineering and electrical engineering and computer science departments at Texas A&M University-Kingsville were recent recipients of a grant from the Office of Naval Research that will help produce engineering graduates that will qualify for U.S. Navy related research and advanced technology as a career option. The group received over $675,000 for the next three years, 2018-21
  • JESC Extended Hours The Javelina Enrollment Services Center (JESC), located in room 132 of the Memorial Student Union Building (MSUB), is your one stop for frequently asked questions regarding admissions, financial aid and registration.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville students honored on President's List, Dean's List, Honor Roll    Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the fall 2017 semester.
  • Regents approve two new master's degrees for A&M-Kingsville The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents approved Thursday, Jan. 17, two new master’s degrees for Texas A&M University-Kingsville. They also authorized the degrees be sent to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the final approval.
  • Pepsi Field at Javelina Stadium to reopen January 14 Pepsi Field at Javelina Stadium recently underwent a resurfacing of the track around the field in preparation for the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships later in May. As a result, the stadium was closed to the public for the last month in order to facilitate the resurfacing process.   As of January 14, 2019, the stadium will be reopened to the public.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Vet Tech Club wins national Chapter of the Year award The National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (NAVTA) gives a Student Chapter of the Year award to one deserving group. This year, that student chapter is from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville promoted to high research activity level Texas A&M University-Kingsville has advanced to the second-highest tier of research universities according to the most recent update from The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The university is recognized as a Carnegie Classified Doctoral University with High Research Activity.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville student chapter wins outstanding chapter award The Zeta Beta student chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineering-Eta Kappa Nu (IEEE-HKN) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be one of the recipients of the Outstanding Chapter Award at the annual conference next month.
  • Online industrial engineering ranked among the best in the nation The online industrial engineering master’s program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been ranked 66th in the nation in the Best Online Engineering Program category by U.S. News and World Report, for 2018.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville communications MBA ranked second in the nation by MBA Central The online Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received yet another high national ranking.
  • Texas A&M University-Kingsville to sponsor International Rural Mental Health Conference Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) is an official co-sponsor of the International Rural Mental Health Conference: Tackling Isolation and Fostering Connections.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville professor publishes latest book on wildlife management Dr. J. Alfonso ‘Poncho’ Ortega-Santos, Professor and Research Scientist in Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute and the Department of Rangeland, and Wildlife Sciences at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has recently published his latest work on wildlife management. His book, Wildlife Ecology and Management in Mexico was published by Texas A&M University Press and is available now.
  • President Emeritus Tallant to team with university foundation board With the beginning of the New Year, Texas A&M University-Kingsville welcomed our 20th President Mark Hussey. President Hussey assumed his role on Jan. 2, 2019, and began his dedicated service to the development of the university, following longtime university president Dr. Steven Tallant. As part of his initiative to prioritize the partnership with the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation, Inc., President Hussey is pleased to announce that President Emeritus Tallant will serve in a consultant role alongside the Foundation, contributing to the university’s continued advancement.
  • Health and kinesiology students take home bronze medal in statewide exercise science academic bowl A team from Texas A&M University-Kingsville placed 3rd out of 35 teams at the Texas American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Student Bowl in Fort Worth.
  • American Farmer exhibit comes to Conner Museum When Paul Mobley set out to capture the soul of our country’s farm communities, he encountered an enduring rural culture that remains rooted in the principles of tradition, family, integrity and hard work. The results of his cross-country trip will be on display in his American Farmer exhibit at the John E. Conner Museum on the Texas A&M University-Kingsville campus beginning Saturday, April 6, through Friday, May 24.
  • Annual Faculty Lecture features over three decades of ocelot research Dr. Michael Tewes has been studying the elusive ocelot for 35 years. During that time, several ideas have come forward from various agencies and private landowner on how to protect their small number. Tewes will present the 37th Annual Faculty Lecture at 4 p.m., Monday, April 8, in the auditorium at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Center. His program is entitled Conservation Status and Recovery of the Endangered Ocelot in the United States—A 35-Year Perspective.
  • Professor Dr. Nirmal Goswami selected as Fulbright Specialist Dr. Nirmal Goswami, Professor in the department of Political Science and Philosophy at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, has been selected as a Fulbright Specialist. A program of the U.S. Department of State, the Fulbright Specialist Program is a unique opportunity for U.S. academics and established professionals to engage in two to six week, project-based exchanges at host institutions across the globe.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville theatre students, faculty bring home festival honors Theatre students and faculty from Texas A&M University-Kingsville were successful at the regional level of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF) in Abilene.
  • Ballard, Wester, students win big at Wildlife Society Texas Chapter The Wildlife Society Student Chapter from Texas A&M University-Kingsville brought home a number of awards from the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society (TCTWS) state meeting. In addition, a number of faculty members also won awards.
  • $1 million grant to restore college dreams washed away by Harvey More than 500 students attending five Texas A&M System campuses withdrew from school and did not return after Hurricane Harvey swamped the Texas coast in 2017.
  • 2019 President's Legacy Ball honors new Legacy Society Over 350 alumni and friends of Texas A&M University-Kingsville were in attendance at the 2019 President’s Legacy Ball held April 6. The President’s Legacy Ball is held annually at the university and recognizes and honors the new Legacy Society members for their generosity to students, faculty and programs. Members of the Legacy Society are individuals, corporations and foundations who have contributed $100,000 or more, cumulatively, to the university.
  • 22nd Sigma Delta Pi Symposium features Isabel M. Córdova The 22nd Annual Sigma Delta Pi Student Symposium will be held Friday, April 12, in the Blue Room in Sam Fore Hall. This year, the featured speaker is Dr. Isabel M. Córdova who will present her talk on Ways of Knowing, Ways of Living: The Shifting Assumptions and Care of the Birthing Body in Late Twentieth Century Puerto Rico.
  • Distinguished Churchill Author visits Texas A&M-Kingsville The Javelina Nation at Texas A&M University-Kingsville hosted distinguished author and historian Andrew Roberts for several events today, Friday, April 12. He has written what has been called the definitive book on Winston Churchill.
  • E-Sport Club at Texas A&M-Kingsville takes second place at South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference During Spring Break 2019, the Texas A&M University-Kingsville E-sports League of Legends team, known as TAMUK HOGGERS, represented the university at the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) Gaming Convention in Austin.
  • Faculty Lecture shines light on endangered ocelot destiny Dr. Michael Tewes has spent the last 35 years of his life studying the endangered ocelot. Over those years, he has had triumphs and setbacks, but he still works to save his beloved wild cat. During the 37th Annual Faculty Lecture, Tewes addressed some of these attempts to help the elusive ocelot.
  • Javelina Nation celebrates inauguration of Dr. Mark A. Hussey as 20th president Students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends of Javelina Nation came together today, April 25, to celebrate the inauguration of Dr. Mark A. Hussey, the 20th president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville.
  • Soil Judging Team Wins at National Competition The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Soil Judging Team competed at the National Collegiate Soils Contest April 14-19 at California Polytechnic State University. The team placed in the Top 10 for the Team Soil Pit Competition.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville Opera to reprise The Merry Widow in two performances The Opera Workshop at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will present two performances of The Merry Widow by Franz Lehár. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, and at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 28, in Jones Auditorium.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville to host Model United Nations April 13-14 The Second Annual Javelina Model United Nations will be held at Texas A&M University-Kingsville from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 13-14, on the second floor of the Javelina Dining Hall.
  • Graduating students receive ring as symbol of university years Graduating students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville who purchased an official school ring received them during one of two special ceremonies during the spring semester.  
  • South Central Regional All-Session Passes available to the first 100 students courtesy of Dr. Hussey The first 100 students from Texas A&M University-Kingsville will have an opportunity to pick up an All-Session pass to the NCAA Division II Softball South Central Regional taking place later this week, courtesy of Texas A&M-Kingsville’s 20th President, Mark Hussey, Ph.D.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville schedules spring commencement May 17 More than 1,050 prospective graduates are ready to cross the stage to receive their degrees during three commencement ceremonies to be held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, May 17.
  • Student tickets to softball tourney available thanks to President Hussey The Javelina Softball team continues to advance in post season play and Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be the site of the NCAA Division II Super Regional South Central tournament featuring our Javelinas in a best of three contest against Cameron University.
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville holds spring commencement May 17 More than 1,050 prospective graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during three commencement ceremonies held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, May 17.
  • Theatre student prepare two plays for upcoming performances Theatre students have two plays coming in the next two weeks. This weekend, they will perform The Library by Scott Z. Burns. They will have three performances, at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 3-4 and 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5. All three will be in The Little Theatre and admission will be $5.
  • Winners from 13th Javelina Research Symposium listed Texas A&M University-Kingsville hosted the 13th Javelina Research Symposium this spring semester.
  • Bain selected as president-elect for counseling association Dr. Steve Bain, interim dean of the College of Education and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently selected as president-elect of the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA).
  • Javelina Alumni Association announces Distinguished Alumni Award recipients The Javelina Alumni Association at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has announced the recipients of this year’s Distinguished Alumni Awards, as well as the recipients of the Rising Star Award and the Blue and Gold Service Award.