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December 2019

KINGSVILLE (December 18, 2019) — Dr. Mark A. Hussey, president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be the guest speaker at the 2020 Freedom Fund Banquet hosted by the NAACP in Corpus Christi.   The banquet will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at the American Bank Center, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd. in Corpus Christi. This year marks 100 years since the founding of the NAACP in 1909.   Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com. For more information, please call...

Two Texas A&M University-Kingsville professors have obtained a patent on an invention that can generate electricity in a less expensive way.Dr. Amit Verma and Dr. Reza Nekovei, both electrical engineering and computer science professors at A&M-Kingsville, were granted a patent by the United States Patent Office for a photodetector cell and solar panel with dual metal contacts. A solar cell, or photodetector, operates when an external power supply is used to generate power. Verma...

Texas A&M University-Kingsville received the first inaugural AVID for Higher Education Lighthouse Institution Award at its national conference in Dallas on Dec. 12, 2019.AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a nonprofit that changes lives by helping schools shift to a more equitable, student-centered approach.Dr. Shannon Baker, Interim Associate Vice President for Student Success, said A&M-Kingsville was recognized for being a leader in teaching and learning. The award recognizes...

Dr. Manuel Flores, journalism and communications professor at Texas A&M University- Kingsville, has been selected for an award from the Texas A&M System.Flores, who recently served as the NCAA Faculty Athletics Representative for A&M-Kingsville, will attend the Chancellor’s Summit on Diversity on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020 on the Texas A&M University-Commerce campus in the Memorial Student Center. He will receive a gold medallion by Vice Chancellor, Dr. James Hallmark. According to the...

KINGSVILLE (December 13, 2019) — About 625 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. 13. At the 10:30 a.m. ceremony, graduates from the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture and Natural Resources; the College of Business Administration and the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering received their degrees At the 2 p.m. ceremony,...

KINGSVILLE (December 13, 2019) — About 625 graduates are ready to cross the stage to receive their degrees during two commencement ceremonies to be held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, Dec. 13.   At the 10:30 a.m. ceremony, graduates from the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture and Natural Resources; the College of Business Administration and the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering will receive their...

By Jon Montoya, Assistant Athletic Director for Sports Information KINGSVILLE, Texas - Texas A&M University-Kingsville Executive Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation Steve Roach announced the appointment of Javelina alumnus Mike Salinas as the 12th head coach and 11th full-time head coach of the Javelina football program on Friday, pending approval of the A&M System Board of Regents. "It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce Mike...

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