Toys for Fines
Thursday, December 05, 2013
Bring the gift of joy with an unwrapped toy and clear your library overdue fines! Patrons with overdue fines will have an opportunity to have their fines waived if they donate new and unwrapped toys appropriate for children ages 4-12 years. Donations must be made at the University Library through...
UTB to help with coat drive for underprivileged children
Wednesday, December 04, 2013
During this holiday season, UTB is helping with the much-needed BISD coat drive to help underprivileged children during the winter. Jackets and coats for elementary children are being collected until Friday, Dec. 13 at the Office of the President.
Monetary donations will also be accepted....
Tuesday, December 03, 2013
The UTB Communication Council is hosting a food drive to help those who are less fortunate this time of year. Please drop off your non-perishable food items in the designated UTB Communication Council boxes placed throughout the university. Most needed food items: Meals in can (stew, chili, soup),...
"The Tangible Soul" Exhibition
Monday, December 02, 2013
"The Tangible Soul," the second senior show of the fall 2013 semester, will open at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2. The show will include the works of Carolina Mont, Juan Salias and Nailea S. Rivas....
Library Hours During Final Exams
Monday, December 02, 2013
The University Library extends its hours of operation a week before and during final exams to provide a safe and comfortable research and study environment free of disruption for its students, staff and faculty.
Library Hours During Final Exams:
- Monday, Dec. 2 to Thursday,...
Blackboard 9.1 SP13 Coming in December!
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
An improved Online Learning Environment coming this December.
Most exciting new features include:
- xpLor Learning Object Repository
- Collaborate Web conferencing
- Test Access log
End-Of-Course Evaluations Open Nov. 25
Monday, November 25, 2013
Fall 2013 end-of-course evaluations will open to students on Monday, Nov. 25 and continue until Friday, Dec. 6. Course evaluations allow students to confidentially rate their UTB learning experience, encouraging feedback about their courses and instructors.
How to check if your computer has file sharing
Friday, November 22, 2013
1. Open a Windows Explorer window
2. Right-click on the OS(C:) drive and select Properties
3. In the properties window, check the Sharing tab, and check Advanced Sharing.
Note that if you are using a public wifi, public shared files can be accessed by other users....
Scholarship Opportunity for Freshmen
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Project 100%, a project of the Center for Civic Engagement, is sponsoring an essay contest to commemorate Dr. King's speech and is encouraging participation and discussion of how the issues of civic rights are still alive today.
The year 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King’s...
Do you have registration blocks?
Monday, November 18, 2013
Check UTB online for outstanding blocks. Clear them at the locations on the attachment below.
New! Living Well Blood Pressure Machine
Thursday, November 14, 2013
The Office of Human Resources is pleased to announce that the Living Well Blood Pressure Machine has arrived and is ready for use.
The campus community is encouraged to stop by and use the machine conveniently located in the Student Health Services Hallway (Cortez...
Graduate Students and Juniors: Summer 2014 Internship
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
We pay you! Spend 30 days at Fort Knox, KY, all expenses paid. Plus you get about $800 for your hard work! The Army ROTC is sponsoring a summer internship that will challenge you to attain new heights. You will come back with a new found confidence and military knowledge. Register for the Spring semester...
Freshmen and Sophomores: Join the Army ROTC
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Freshman and Sophomores interested in joining our team to learn about the military way of life can register for the following classes.
• Freshman ROTC 1202, 10-10:50 a.m. Monday, Wednesday
• Sophomores ROTC 2202, 10-10:50 a.m. Monday, Wednesday
Gain the leadership...
Coming Soon! - eduroam is Replacing Libertad for Easier WIFI Access!
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
Simply select the eduroam wireless network. For the username, use your UTB email address, and for your password, use the same one that you use for webmail, Blackboard, etc. No device registration or profile setup needed!
Hiring L2S Tutors for Spring 2014
Monday, October 14, 2013
We are hiring Tutors for Link2Success (L2S)!
L2S study sessions are built into the course schedule for HIST 1301 & 1302, ENGL 1301 & 1302, MATH 1314 & 1332. L2S tutors are student employees recommended by their professors, and trained by the Learning Enrichment Center. If you teach...
State Law/Bill/Act Alert from Human Resources
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Use of Sick Leave changed from only parent-teacher conference to other school activities.
HB 480 - Allows an employee to use 8 hours of sick leave a year to attend educational activities of the employees' children, including a parent-teacher conference, tutoring, a volunteer program,...
Need Food Assistance?
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Student Health Services, BMA Food Bank of Brownsville and BISD's "Youth Connection Project" are working together to provide Snack Bags to students who have substandard living conditions and in need of emergency food assistance.
To see if you qualify for assistance please visit...
Order pocket UTB folders
Friday, August 30, 2013
Pocket folders with the UTB logo are available for your department or college. The cost is $58 per 100 folders. ...
Student Support Services/ASPIRE - Taking Applications
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Student Support Services/ASPIRE is now taking applications to begin mentoring and tutoring services with the program. Scholarship opportunities are also offered to ASPIRE participants only.
If you are a low income OR first generation OR a student with a disability you qualify to receive our services....