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Texas A&M University-Kingsville faculty members who completed a course from the Association of College and University Educators (ACUE) received pins and certificates from the association. Faculty who earned the certificate in"Effective Teaching Practices" were honored with a reception and award ceremony on Aug. 24 in the Memorial Student Union Building. The Texas A&M University System sent a medallion and letter from Dr. James Hallmark, Vice Chancellor for...

A trombone quartet from Texas A&M University-Kingsville School of Music was named the winner of the International Trombone Association’s (ITA) trombone quartet competition in July at Columbus State University in Georgia. The quartet, named The Chulobones, consists of three music education and performance majors, including Joey Guerra of Brownsville; Guillermo Navarro of Laredo, Carlos D. García of Brownsville; and A&M-Kingsville alumni Eden Garza, of...

KINGSVILLE — TheJavelinaAlumni Association of 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 GoldServiceAward. This year’s Distinguished Alumni Award recipientsare Armando Hinojosa ’66; retired U.S. Army Col. Bob A. Bowden ’86, Ph.D.; Dr. Linda...

Nov. 13, 2020 (Kingsville, TX) –Donors to Texas A&M University-Kingsville committed more than $11 Million during fiscal year 2020, the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation reported today. These contributions propel the university’s first comprehensive capital campaign – With You. Without Limits. The Campaign for Texas A&M University Kingsville – even further past its $100 Million campaign goal (achieved in December 2019) for...

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas (November 12, 2020) — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has designated 15 faculty members and seven agency service, extension or research professionals within the A&M System as Regents Professors and Regents Fellows for 2019-2020. Joining the ranks of Regents Professors at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is Dr. Susan Roberson, English Professor in the Language and Literature Department. “My first...

The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Citrus Center has been awarded over $1,000,000 in grant funding from the United States Department of Agriculture to continue imperative citrus research in Weslaco. Citrus Center Interim Director, Dr. Mamoudou Sétamou and his team have been awarded funding from the United States Department of Agriculture - Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (USDA-APHIS) for their project Citrus Commodity Pest Survey 2020-2021in the...

By Jeff McLain Office of Alumni Services and Giving KINGSVILLE (August 11, 2020) - The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering at Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2020 Javelina Engineering Hall of Fame Award. The Javelina Engineering Hall of Fame recognizes graduates of the Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering who have made a significant impact in the field of engineering. The Hall of Fame designation is presented to alumni who...

KINGSVILLE (July 2, 2020) — The Golden Key chapter at Texas A&M University-Kingsville is one of only 24 chapters worldwide, to receive the Key Chapter Award for 2020. There are over 400 chapters around the world. The chapter featured a presentation, entitled Be an Agent of Change, that showcased four events and a highlighted event all done in the 2019-20 academic year. They featured two chapter alumni who used social media to...

Students and faculty from the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg College of Agriculture and Natural Resources brought home a number of awards from the Texas Chapter of the Wildlife Society (TCTWS) state meeting in February. Alex Meza, a junior from Mission, received first place in photography in the Humor Category. The plant identification team placed second as a team with Kye Johnston, a senior from Victoria, placing second in the individual score competition. Plant team...

Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s Wind Symphony has made the list of semi-finalists in the American Prize National Nonprofit Competitions in the Performing Arts. The organization announced the semi-finalist bands and wind ensembles for the year 2019 to 2020 on Jan 29, 2020. The Wind Symphony, directed by Dr. Scott Anthony Jones, is one of seven ensembles to make the university division list. The ensemble is the premiere concert band at A&M-Kingsville and serves the region...

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...

KINGSVILLE (July 24, 2019) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been awarded nearly $2.4 million in grant funding from the National Science Foundation to support underrepresented minority students in the university’s historic engineering program. The Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering will receive the $2,392,470 over five years. Dr. Mohammad Alam, dean of the college is the principal investigator. It is the largest grant to promote diversity in...

KINGSVILLE (July 12, 2019) — Muath Bani Salim, a doctoral student at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, won the Best Poster Award at the 46th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Photovoltaic Specialists Conference held recently in Chicago. He won with his poster Improvement...

KINGSVILLE (July 10, 2019) — The Javelina Horn Quartet from Texas A&M University-Kingsville recently won the Quartet Competition at the 51st International Horn Society Symposium in Belgium. ...

KINGSVILLE (June 28, 2019) — 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. As the association’s most prestigious honor, Distinguished Alumni is awarded only to alumni of the university who have had abundant success professionally and personally, through which they have...

KINGSVILLE (June 19, 2019) — 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 2019 semester. In order to qualify for the prestigious President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 15...

KINGSVILLE (June 13, 2019) — 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). As president-elect, Bain starts a...

KINGSVILLE (June 3, 2019) — The National Natural Toxins Research Center (NNTRC) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville received a renewal of funding from the National Institutes of Health to the tune of $2.46 million over the next five years. The NNTRC continues to be the only federally funded viper resource center in the United...

KINGSVILLE (May 21, 2019) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville hosted the 13th Javelina Research Symposium this spring semester. The winners in the undergraduate category were First place: Francheska Garcia, a senior psychology major from Kingsville. Mentor: Dr. Richard Miller; Project: The Effects of Religiosity and Parenting Styles on Body...

KINGSVILLE (May 17, 2019) — 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. The graduates from the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg...

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