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August 2019

By Elaine Barnes Coordinator, Alumni and Donor Communications Office of Alumni Services and Giving 361.593.4839 elaine.barnes@tamuk.edu   August 23, 2019 (Kingsville, TX) – The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation announced, with gratitude, the largest singular gift from an individual in the university’s almost 100-year history. The $19.5 million bequest is also the leading commitment to date for the university’s first comprehensive fundraising campaign, With...

            KINGSVILLE (August 16, 2019) — The Beta Gamma Sigma chapter in the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been recognized as a Highest Honor Chapter. Beta Gamma Sigma is the student honor society associated with the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB).               In addition to recognition at the regional dean’s...

            KINGSVILLE (August 21, 2019) — The Title V I-CARE grant project at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been designated as a 2019 Program to Watch by Excelencia in Education—an organization aimed at accelerating the success of Latino students in meeting the need for a highly educated workforce.               This year, Excelencia received 166 program nominations from 32 states,...

            KINGSVILLE (August 21, 2019) — Dr. Abiola Dipeolu, assistant professor in the department of psychology and sociology at Texas A&M University-Kingsville received the Outstanding Career Practitioner Award from the National Career Development Association’s (NCDA) annual Global Career Development Conference.               This award was established to recognize practicing career...

           KINGSVILLE (August 20, 2019) — Officials at the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have received a five-year, $5 million grant from the National Science Foundation to establish a Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology for Sustainable Water Use (CREST-SWU).               The center will facilitate regional, multidisciplinary...

           KINGSVILLE (August 9, 2019) — Two former faculty members and one current faculty member at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have been honored with professor emeritus status after action taken by the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System.               The Professor Emeritus status is an honor reserved for former and retiring faculty who have served for an extended period of...

              KINGSVILLE (August 9, 2019) — Over 340 graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during the summer commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, 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...

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