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Current Announcements

Blackboard System Maintenance from 1-3 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21

Thursday, August 21, 2014

In preparation for the Fall 2014 semester, Blackboard engineers will perform a system maintenance on Thursday, Aug. 21 from 1-3 a.m. Hence you may experience a brief interruption of the services during the maintenance window. This maintenance will deliver some better functionality for students and f

Fall Faculty and Staff Convocation

Friday, August 22, 2014

Fall Convocation, which includes service award recognitions, will be held Friday in the Student Union’s El Gran Salón. The 8 a.m. reception will be followed by convocation at 8:30 a.m.

Naming Ceremony for the Dr. Luis V. Colom Center for Biomedical Studies

Friday, August 22, 2014

Please join family, friends, coworkers, students and all who loved and revered Dr. Luis Colom for a special naming ceremony.

Luis V. Colom, M.D., Ph.D., was Vice President of the Division of Research and Dean of the College of Nursing and Dean of the College of Biomedical Sciences and Health

Food Handler's Training

Friday, August 22, 2014

All student organizations and departments on campus are invited to attend the food handlers training on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 from noon to 1 p.m. at LHSB 1.104. This is a great opportunity to get certified on handling food for future events or fundraisers. The cost will be $10 in cash paid the day of

Open computer lab will be closed Friday at 2 p.m.

Friday, August 22, 2014

The open computer lab will be closed from 2-5 p.m. Friday. The open lab will be closed to facilitate the relocation of the lab from Main 1.508 back to the University Library.

Men and Women's Soccer Doubleheader

Saturday, August 23, 2014

The UTB women's soccer team will host the Express Dynamo 97 team at 3 p.m. and the men's team will host their annual Alumni Game at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23 at the UTB Soccer Field.

"Dreams of Brownsville" Exhibition

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

"Dreams of Brownsville" will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26. The exhibition will feature the work of Ken and Melody Shipley. Light refreshments will be served. Please join us.

Blood Drive

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Every two seconds someone in America needs blood. Those of us blessed with good health can share it through donating blood -- to enable a premature baby to live, a burn victim to recover, a cancer patient to be treated, an accident victim to survive, or a transplant candidate to have a life-giving

Save the date: Celebración for our alumni and bidding farewell to Dr. García

Thursday, August 28, 2014

The University of Texas at Brownsville Alumni Association invites you to a Celebración recognizing our alumni's achievements and bidding farewell to Dr. Juliet V. Garcia, UT Brownsville President.
 
Suggested minimum donation toward scholarship fund is $10

Freshman Convocation

Friday, August 29, 2014

All first-year students are invited to the Freshman Convocation, marking the beginning of your university life.

  • Ceremony - 4-5 p.m., El Gran Salon, Student Union
  • Reception 5-6 p.m., El Gran Patio, Main
  • Orange Crush 6-11 p.m., Lawn at Main
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Astronomy in the Park Friday, Aug. 29

Friday, August 29, 2014

The Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy and the UTB Department of Physics and Astronomy host free public telescope viewing events on the last Friday of every month at Resaca de la Palma State Park. The next Astronomy in the Park will be from 8:30 p.m. until late on Friday, Aug. 29. Admission to Resaca

Computer Training for Microsoft Excel

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Do you need to develop or improve your Microsoft Excel program Skills? The Department of Continuing Education will be offering a computer training in Microsoft Excel beginning Aug. 12. Register at Resaca Village Plaza.
 

Veteran Females United Support Group

Friday, September 05, 2014

Join us for a confidential support meeting. Learn about women veteran medical and compensation benefits, veteran resources, transitioning, healthy relationships, self care and more at noon Sept. 5 and 19, Oct. 3 and 17, and Nov. 7 and 21. Female veteran spouses welcome. Lunch

UTB-Kauffman FastTrac® NewVenture™ Entrepreneurship Program

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

FastTrac® NewVenture™ provides the tools to develop a business concept, determine the viability of the business concept, and outline the critical steps to a successful business launch.

The program encompasses 30 hours of facilitated instruction throughout 10 weekly sessions. FastTrac® NewVenture™

Writers Live @ UTB Presents Isaac Chavarría

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Please come out and join us for this reading and signing by award-winning poet, Isaac Chavarría at the Gran Salon at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 11. He is a "pocho" with an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Texas-Pan American. He assists non-profit organizations in producing

Write Winning Grants Seminar

Friday, November 14, 2014

The Office of the Vice President for Research will be hosting a grant writing seminar given by: FASEB Office of MARC and Professional Development Programs in association with Grant Writers' Seminars and Workshops (GWSW) and the National Institutes of Health.
 
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Ongoing Announcements

ITS Open Computer Lab Intersession Hours

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The open computer lab intersession hours will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 22 from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  The open lab will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 23 and Sunday, Aug. 24.

Regular library hours will resume on Monday, Aug. 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Convocation Week Schedule

Monday, August 18, 2014

Visit the Convocation Week Schedule webpage.
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Tip from Disability Services

Monday, August 18, 2014

As many as 11 percent of college students nationwide report having a disability. Many do not need or request assistance. But those who have a disability--or think they have one--and want to discuss accommodations or related issues are welcome to contact Disability Services. Contact us by phone,... More >>

A Message from University Police Key Services

Monday, August 18, 2014

UTB Police is now located at the Science, Engineering, and Technology Building (SETB).
 
University Police would like to encourage all employees to turn in excess keys.
 
Please stop by our office at Room 1.376 in SETB with your surplus... More >>

University Library Intersession Hours

Sunday, August 17, 2014

University Library Intersession hours will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 19 through Friday, Aug. 22 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The library will be closed on Saturday, Aug. 23 and Sunday, Aug. 24.

Regular library hours will resume on Monday, Aug. 25 from 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Student Media Jobs

Thursday, August 14, 2014

The Office of Student Media is accepting applications for the following positions for the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 academic year:

  • Online Editor
  • Spanish Editor
  • Multimedia advertising sales representative

All applicants must be enrolled at UT Brownsville... More >>

Free HIV testing every Wednesday at Student Health Services

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Stop by Student Health Services from 9 a.m. to noon and 1-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays to get tested. Did you know that about 1 in 4 new HIV infections are among youth ages 13-24? Most of them do not know they are infected, are not getting treated, and can unknowingly pass the virus on to others. This service... More >>

Free yoga classes at 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Casa Bella

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Join us for Hatha Yoga every Tuesday at Casa Bella! The Campus Suicide Prevention Program is hosting weekly yoga classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Casa Bella to promote well-being on campus. Students, faculty and staff of all levels of yoga are welcome! Classes are held at the pool area or... More >>

Photographers needed for "Humans of UTB"

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

We are in search of photographers for the "Humans of UTB" project. Have you heard of it? Want to be a part of it? Please contact Jennifer McGehee-Valdez at jennifer.mcgehee@utb.edu.... More >>

Zumba classes at 5:30 p.m. every Monday at Casa Bella

Monday, August 11, 2014

Join us for Zumba. Students, faculty and staff of all levels of Zumba are welcome! Classes are held with certified instructor Fanny Pinales. Please be punctual. See you there!

The Campus Suicide Prevention Program is hosting weekly zumba classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Monday to promote... More >>

Brownsville Samba School Registration

Monday, August 11, 2014

The Brownsville Samba School will begin meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 2 from 6-7 p.m. at the UTB percussion building. The group is open to university and community members of all ages who are interested in the percussion style of Brazil. Percussion experience is not necessary, and the cost... More >>

Co-Dependency Anonymous meets at 6:30 p.m. every Wednesday

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Learn how to grow and make healthy relationships.

Types of Codependent behaviors:
• Dependency
• Control
• Poor behavior
• Low self-esteem

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Free aqua aerobics at 5:30 p.m. every Wednesday

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Free and open to UTB students, faculty and staff. Aqua aerobics can help you burn between 450 and 700 calories during an hour-long workout. Aqua aerobics works for people of every fitness level and size.

Novices, obese people and those suffering from muscle and joint problems get a complete... More >>

Student Works Portal

Thursday, July 31, 2014

Dear UTB Departments,
 
We are excited to announce the launch of the new Student Works Portal at www.utb.edu/studentworks. Created with students and departments in mind, this new site provides UTB departments with the ability to:
• Visit... More >>

Employee Holiday Schedule FY 2015

Monday, July 28, 2014

We have posted the official holiday schedule for all employees. Please visit the Human Resources website to access the calendar.... More >>

Open Computer Lab Temporary Relocation

Friday, July 11, 2014

Due to Library renovations, the Open Computer Lab has been relocated from the University Library lobby to Main 1.508. It is estimated that the open lab will remain in Main 1.508 through the end of August. 
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Collegiate Recovery Program Meets Every Wednesday

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

UTB Student Health Services is starting a new Collegiate Recovery Program. There will be Alcoholics Anonymous meetings that will take place at 12:30 p.m. every Wednesday beginning July 2 at Cortez Hall Room 220. All the meetings are open and everyone is welcome to attend. ... More >>

Campus Police Notice about Parking Lot B-1

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Parking Lot B-1 located in front of the Regional Academic Health Campus on Ringgold Road has been designated for staff and faculty of the Brownsville campus of the RAHC. UTB employees and students are encouraged to park in parking lot B-2 and B-3 located in front of the Life and Health Science Building... More >>

Order UTB pocket folders for your department or college

Friday, June 20, 2014

Pocket folders with the UTB logo are available for your department or college. The cost is $58 per 100 folders. ... More >>

Order a campus directory booklet

Friday, June 20, 2014

The Office of Creative Services recently updated the Campus Directory. The alphabetical directory lists all full-time UT Brownsville employees and includes the phone number, email and employment start date of faculty and staff members. 

To order copies of the booklets for... More >>

Do you have registration blocks?

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Check UTB online for outstanding blocks. Find out where to clear them at utb.edu/blocks.
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Schlitterbahn Tickets!

Thursday, May 01, 2014

One-day passes are available at the cashiers for $36 each. ... More >>

Hiring math and education tutors for summer

Friday, March 28, 2014

The ASPIRE computer lab is currently taking applications for the summer sessions. We are looking to hire math and education students to tutor in these areas. Requirements:

  • 3.0 GPA or better
  • Must be a U.S citizen or legal resident
  • Must be currently enrolled in... More >>

Introducing Microsoft OneDrive for Business!

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

OneDrive for Business can be used to easily store and edit documents online using your web browser, and you may also share documents with others. Documents can also be synchronized with a folder on your computer. OneDrive is accessed through your UTB Office 365 (Webmail). 
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