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KINGSVILLE — Texas A&M University-Kingsville is one of 15 institutions selected by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) to participate in the newly launched Transformation Accelerator Cohort (TAC). The program, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is designed to help institutions eliminate race, ethnicity, and income as predictors of student success. The two-year, team-based learning journey accelerates institutional transformation by...

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — A 16-member committee has been created to conduct a national search to find a successor to former Texas A&M University-Kingsville President Dr. Mark A. Hussey, Chancellor John Sharp announced Thursday. Dr. Hussey informed the campus community in December he had been named the Acting Vice Chancellor and Dean of Agriculture and Life Science at Texas A&M University. Dr. James Hallmark, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, for the Texas...

Texas A&M University-Kingsville has again been recognized as a Doctoral University with High Research Activity in the Carnegie Classification System. The University first received the designation in 2019. A measure of research strength and productivity, the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education has been the leading framework for recognizing and describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education for nearly 50 years. “The re-affirmation of the High...

KINGSVILLE (January 7, 2022) — 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 2021 semester. The President’s List requires a grade point average of 4.00 on all work attempted for a particular semester, with a minimum of 15 semester undergraduate hours completed, exclusive of credit only (CR) courses. The Dean’s List requires...

Forty-six years after President Robert B. Cousins welcomed the first students of today’s Texas A&M University Kingsville to their first day of classes, a small group of loyal and optimistic school donors met to ensure its success into the future. On December 20, 1971, Joseph C. Martin Jr., Mayor of Laredo, Larry A. McNeil, a 1948 alumnus and Oil and Gas businessman from Corpus Christi, and Dr. James C. Jernigan, president of Texas A&I University in Kingsville, acquired a...

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents recently designated 12 Texas A&M System faculty members and seven agency service, extension or research professionals as Regents Professors and Regents Fellows for 2020-2021. One of the 12 faculty members is Dr. Fidel Hernández, Texas A&M University-Kingsville professor in the Department of Rangeland and Wildlife Sciences and the Alfred C. Glassell Jr. Endowed Professor in Quail Research with the Caesar Kleberg...

Contact: Adriana Garza-Flores 361-593-4979 or adriana.garza@tamuk.edu KINGSVILLE (December 15, 2021) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville President Dr. Mark A. Hussey has been announced as the Acting Vice Chancellor and Dean of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University. Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp has named Dr. James Hallmark, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, for the Texas A&M University System, as...

KINGSVILLE (December 10, 2021) — Prospective graduates at Texas A&M University-Kingsville received their degrees in person at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, at Javelina Stadium. This is the second time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic that commencement has been held in the stadium. At just under 600 prospective graduates, only one ceremony was needed to accommodate the students and their families in Javelina Stadium.Premont native Gabriel Platas was...

Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s School of Music will host its annual Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021 in Jones Auditorium. The Christmas Concert represents the School of Music’s gift to the community – the gift of music. There will be about 180 students performing representing four different musical ensembles including Concert and Chamber Choirs, Jazz Band I, Wind Symphony and student members of the Kingsville Symphony...

KINGSVILLE (November 3, 2021) — The Office of Student Access at Texas A&M University-Kingsville recently were notified by the U. S. Department of Education that they will receive three new grants. The Talent Search Program, Educational Opportunity Center and the Educational Opportunity Center Rural will receive a total of just over $3.7 million for the next five years. “The Talent Search and Educational Opportunity Center grants are important to the...

KINGSVILLE — The Jazz Bash, Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s Jazz Program’s Annual Fall Concert extravaganza, will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 in Jones Auditorium. The concert is free and open to the public. The concert will feature Jazz Band III directed by Edward Moncada, adjunct professor of Band, Jazz Studies and History of Rock and Roll; Jazz Band II directed by Dr. Kyle Millsap, associate professor of Trumpet and Jazz; and Jazz Band...

Four Javelina alumni were honored at Texas A&M University-Kingsville’s Annual Tejano Heritage Award Banquet on Oct. 14 in the Memorial Student Union Building. Antonia Alvarez, a longtime administrator at the University, received the Tejano Service Award. Alvarez, of Edinburg, retired from Texas A&M University-Kingsville in 2021 after serving more than 30 years at the University in various administrative capacities. Roberto Gonzalez, a longtime teacher and coach in South...

KINGSVILLE (October 25, 2021) — The College of Business Administration (CBA) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host its annual Economic Forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 3, in the Grand Ballrooms of the Memorial Student Union Building. Admission to the forum is $12 and includes lunch. A table of eight is $96. This year’s keynote...

KINGSVILLE (October 21, 2021) — Sue Nichols, assistant to the dean of the Honors College at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently selected to receive the Executive Director’s Advisor Award from Alpha Lambda Delta. She is one of five chapter advisors to receive this award. Recipients were chosen based on their exceptional work during the 2020-21 academic year. Nichols has been an advisor for the Texas A&M-Kingsville chapter of Alpha Lambda Delta,...

KINGSVILLE (October 20, 2021) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be receiving $45 million in funding from the Texas legislature’s SB52 that will help provide support for critical campus renovations. The University will also receive funding from SB8, the COVID-related appropriations bill to enhance the quality of education for at-risk students. Chancellor John Sharp thanked Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick, Speaker Dade Phelan, Sen. Brandon...

KINGSVILLE (October 15, 2021) — The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Soil Judging Team took first place in team competition in the Southern Region Soil Judging Competition held at West Texas A&M University on October 11-13, 2021. Team members Alexander Meza from Mission, Amberly Zaragoza from San Antonio and Erik Zamora from Brownsville were coached by Dr. Ammar Bhandari, assistant professor in the agriculture, agribusiness and environmental sciences department....

The Texas A&M University-Kingsville School of Music will pay tribute to the Texas Jazz Festival which is usually held in Corpus Christi every year.All jazz music lovers are invitedto attend the outdoor concert from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, outside the Music Education Complex, located on the corner of Armstrong St. and Santa Gertrudis Ave.“Texas A&M-Kingsvillehas been performing at the Texas Jazz Festival for many years and we consider the...

KINGSVILLE (October 12, 2021) – Texas A&M University-Kingsville will host a symposium and a Tejano Heritage Awards Banquet as part of the University’s Hispanic Heritage Month celebration. The symposium, a free event hosted by the department of Art, Communication and Theatre, will feature a presentation by writer Sergio Tronconso, at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in the Little Theatre. The symposium is open to the public with COVID safety rules in...

KINGSVILLE (October 11, 2021) — Dr. Steve Bain, dean of the College of Education and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently given the International Research Award by the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACSA). This award recognizes the individual who has utilized research to enhance the understanding of counseling and its application with international populations or with the international scope of counseling as it...

Video News Release: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yoiiem_l2Bw (Kingsville, TX) – Texas A&M University-Kingsville officials have announced the end of the With You. Without Limits. The Campaign for Texas A&M University-Kingsville. which concluded with overwhelming success on Aug. 31, having raised $114,073,541 in support of the university. The Texas A&M University-Kingsville Foundation kicked off the comprehensive capital campaign in April...

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