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Additional Faculty Resources

Service Learning Event Checklist


Click on the above link or the picture for instructions and assistance in organizing an event.

Reserving a Space for an Event

Astra Schedule is a web-based solution that ushers in "Enterprise Calendaring" - a central calendar for rooms, events, classes, equipment, service providers, catering, students, faculty, and event attendees.

Request can be submitted by the Faculty Department Clerical Staff


Promoting Events or Activities


UTB provides a bulletin announcement service for broadcasting messages to the campus, including students, faculty and staff. Please review and use these guidelines to help submit a message for UTB Announcements.

UTB Announcements form is only accessible to staff and faculty. University related student organization announcements must be submitted by the organization’s advisor.

Go to Faculty/Staff Login to post an announcement. (Please review the Announcement Guidelines before submitting a request).

Request can be submitted by the Faculty Member or Faculty Department Clerical Staff


Center for Civic Engagement Website or Facebook Page

Information about the event can be emailed to

Information about an event can be submitted by the Faculty Member



Creation of Flyers, Advertising, Design or Editing by the University Creative Services Department

Creative Services is a department of the University Marketing and Communications division. Their labor is free to university departments. Only charges are for printing, non-English translation and editing, and ad placement.

Creative Services Design Request Form

Request can be submitted by Faculty Member or Faculty Department Clerical Staff


Brownsville Convention and Tourist Bureau

Larger events open to the general public could be of interest to the Brownsville Convention and Tourist Bureau and they may wish to promote the event. The faculty member should submit this request.
To create an account and submit an Event


Media Promotion

University News and Information

The Office of News and Information can help publicize events. Having media cover events often requires special expertise. Major events that require additional security and reporters may have particular equipment or needs. The Office of News and Information can help you plan for this part of an event and ensure these issues are addressed in the early stages of any events planning process.

Request for Services Forms


Suggest a Story

Have a story idea? News and Information is always looking for new stories and ideas to tell about our university. Submit your suggestions to


Requests for University News and Information can be submitted by the Faculty Member

As part of the service learning tasks, students can also submit information about an event or project to local media outlets. Below are some useful links. 


Student Media Office

Contact The Collegian at


Local Print Media

Brownsville Herald

Community Briefs

Call Faviola Gutierrez at (956) 982-6625 or send an email to or submit online to

Students may also submit letters to the editor if the project is applicable

Valley Morning Star

Community Briefs

Email Letters to the Editor

Television Public Service Announcements


Online Request Form for Channel 23

Online Request for Channel 4 

Online Request for Channel 5

This not a comprehensive list, local Spanish speaking TV stations can also be contacted.

Request for Channel 7

Joaquín Peña
Reportero Canal 7

Of. (956) 465 12 46

Celebrity Group

Gladys Villarreal
Public Relations 

Radio Stations can also be contacted

Contact information for KTEX

Public Service Announcements
Billy Santiago

A list of other local radio stations

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