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April 2020

The annual Senior Design Conference of the College of Engineering will be available online due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  According to the department, 11 of the 17 teams presented their projects on April 24, 2020. The remaining engineering teams will present on Friday, May 1 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through Blackboard Collaborate.  The Senior Design Conference showcases student capstone projects in Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Environmental, Electrical, Mechanical and...

KINGSVILLE (April 17, 2020) — Students from the College of Business Administration at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have extended their income tax preparation through Friday, July 15, the new due date for federal income taxes. They offer free income tax preparation through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. VITA provides free basic income tax preparation for taxpayers with incomes below $56,000. Because of the social distancing restriction, income tax prep is all...

A Texas A&M University-Kingsville alumnus is working on research that could lead to therapies to treat COVID-19.    Jesus Silvas, who received his master's degree in Biology from A&M-Kingsville, is now a postdoctoral researcher at Georgia State University.  According to a news release from the University of Georgia, a multidisciplinary team of six researchers in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences is combining their expertise in...

Texas A&M University-Kingsville has received more than $7 million to help support students impacted by COVID-19 as part of the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund authorized by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. United States Senator John Cornyn announced the funding Tuesday, April 14. Half of the allocation will directly support students who have been affected by the COVID-19 and subsequent disruption to regular university operations by providing emergency aid...

Two Texas A&M University-Kingsville recreational sports student officials represented the university at the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Championship Series. The invitation from the NIRSA, put Jaime Villarreal and Ruben Mendiola among the top 46 flag football student officials in the nation.     Villarreal, a senior, and Mendiola, a fall graduate, each officiated several games at the series including a...

The Blazing Sun Independent Film Shorts Festival awarded the Poetic Pearl Award, its highest honor, to seven film shorts.  Films were screened March 4 and March 5 at Rio 7 Cinema in Kingsville. Of 16 films chosen by judges, five foreign films and two from the United States received awards.   “All the films that we screened at the movie theater received the festival’s Award of Excellence,” said Armando P. Ibanez, founding festival director and director of...

Kingsville, Texas — President Mark A. Hussey announced today that Texas A&M University-Kingsville presented COVID-19 testing kits to Kleberg County.   “Texas A&M University-Kingsville is pleased to be able to provide these much-needed test kits to our community during these challenging times,” said University President Dr. Mark A. Hussey. “As a member of a land grant university system, the ability to provide this type of support is at the heart of...

The special education master’s online degree program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville joins the ranks of the nation’s best as it was ranked 24th by Online U in their Most Affordable category. The program, part of the teacher and bilingual education department in the College of Education and Human Performance, joins two other online programs at Texas A&M-Kingsville as Most Affordable.     Coming as the number two most...

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