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2014 Distinguished Lecture Series

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

UTB College of Education 2014 Distinguished Lecture Series "It's My Spirit: Lessons from ESL and Bilingual Teachers" by Dr. Sonia Nieto.

Educator, researcher, writer, and teacher, Sonia Nieto is Professor Emerita of Language, Literacy, and Culture, College of Education, University

"Texas Size Print" Exhibition

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

"Texas Size Print" will open at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 in The Gallery at Rusteberg Hall. The exhibition will include the works of Luis Valderas, Kim Bishop, and Paul Karam. Light refreshments will be served.

Texas Size Print Project Narrative "The Texas Size Print examines

Weekend UTB Soccer matchups

Thursday, October 02, 2014

The UTB men and women's soccer teams will host the University of the Southwest and Jarvis Christian College on Thursday and Saturday, respectively. On Thursday, Oct. 2 the doubleheader begins with the women at 5 p.m. and the men at 7 p.m. On Saturday, Oct. 4 the Ocelots look to sweep Jarvis with the

Sin Fronteras Independent Book Festival

Saturday, October 04, 2014

This is the first book festival of South Texas which is a collaboration between UT Brownsville, Mexican American Studies at UTPA, the Narciso Martinez Cultural Arts Center, the City of San Benito, the Valley Writers Forum, and the Coalition of New Chican@ Artists (CONCA). This book festival will be a

Be The Match 2014

Monday, October 06, 2014

Be The Match encourages everyone between the ages of 18 to 44 to register to be a possible bone marrow donor by swabbing your cheeks. We will have registration tables around campus, so stop by Cortez Hall, Life Health and Science Building, Student Union, Main and University Library.

We are

Science Cafe at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6

Monday, October 06, 2014

The next Brownsville Science Cafe will be held at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6 at El Hueso de Fraile. Join us for a fun informal evening of talks and discussion with local experts on a wide range of topics including science, art, and humanities. Treats and beverages will be available for purchase at the

Mathematics and Science Academy Informational Sessions for Fall 2015

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Do you know anyone who is ready for the Mathematics and Science Academy challenge, and who wants to be a part of our award-winning high school program for students gifted in math and science?

At MSA, students take classes from university faculty with regular UTRGV students in an environment

SHRM for PHR/SPHR Certification Preparation

Monday, December 01, 2014

Earning your credentials as a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) or Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) makes you a recognized expert in the HR field. This professional distinction sets you apart from your colleagues, proving your high level of knowledge and skills. By attending, you

Ongoing Announcements

Do you have registration blocks?

Monday, September 29, 2014

Check UTB online for outstanding blocks. Find out where to clear them at utb.edu/blocks.
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Start planning your schedule for Spring 2015

Monday, September 29, 2014

Visit www.utb.edu/courseschedule to plan your next semester at UTB.
 
Spring 2015 registration begins Nov. 3.
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Pledge and register to win an Apple iPad!

Thursday, September 25, 2014

The University of Texas at Brownsville is working with the Texas Freedom Network to launch a new campaign, “Ocelots Vote!” This campaign was started to get the UTB students registered to vote and out to the polls at the UTB early voting site in La Sala, October 20-24.

The Ocelots Vote campaign... More >>

Are you interested in improving your Spanish?

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The Language Institute will open a Spanish II class on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6-7:45 p.m. Sign up today!
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Leadership Ring Application Deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

The university, in partnership with Balfour College Jewelry Company, is providing two official class rings to selected graduating seniors who have excelled in academics, leadership activities and service to the campus and/or the community at large.

Applications must be submitted to the Office... More >>

Register to Vote!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Project 100%, a project of the Center for Civic Engagement, and various campus departments are registering students to vote through Oct. 6, 2014. If you have not registered to vote, visit one of our campus locations to register before the Oct. 6 deadline. Registering before the deadline will give... More >>

Free flu vaccine for UTB students. Fight the flu. It starts with you.

Monday, September 22, 2014

Flu vaccines are available to all UTB students. Stop by Student Health Services or call to make an appointment at 956-882-3896. Please bring your student ID. While supplies last.... More >>

Prepare for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT)

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Are you prepared to take the Medical College Admissions Test? The Office of Health Professions Careers will be hosting a series of enrichment programs designed to help students get a better score on the MCAT. ... More >>

Grief Support Group

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Join us  at 1:15 p.m. in Cortez Hall, Room 220.

Topics for Grief Support Group:

  • Coping with a loved one’s serious and long-term illness - Thursday, Sept. 25
  • Coping with a loss of a friendship, breakup or divorce - Thursday, Oct. 9
  • Loss of cherished... More >>

Health and Wellness Series

Monday, September 08, 2014

Student Health Services, in collaboration with the Campus Suicide Prevention Program and Substance Abuse and HIV Prevention Program, invite you to start the semester with healthier life choices by attending free sessions.

  • Monday, Sept. 22 Spread the knowledge, not the virus. Think... More >>

Exhibition opportunity

Monday, September 08, 2014

The Gallery at Rusteberg Hall is looking for artists to be featured in the glass case located in Rusteberg Hall. If you or anyone you know is interested in showing, please send all proposals to alejandro.macias1@utb.edu or More >>

Busy Moms Group

Friday, September 05, 2014

Bring your lunch and join us every Friday from noon to 1 p.m. starting Sept. 5 until Dec. 5, 2014 in Cortez Hall, Room 220. Free and open to all UTB students, faculty and staff... More >>

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... More >>

Peer Support Group

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Ready, set, heal! Join us for a confidential peer support group from 1-2 p.m. in Cortez 220 the following dates:

  • Sept. 4 and 18
  • Oct. 2, 16, and 30
  • Nov. 13
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Donations Needed: Humanitarian Aid

Thursday, September 04, 2014

The Center for Civic Engagement in collaboration with Dr. John Cook's Communication courses  and various university departments are seeking your assistance with providing humanitarian aid to immigrant refugees.

Donations needed:

  • Individually wrapped snacks, e.g. granola... More >>

Healthy Living, Diet and Nutrition Program

Tuesday, September 02, 2014

Fourteen-week weight management program. Would you like to participate in a research study that focuses on healthy living, diet, and nutrition? Student Health Services, Student Life, and UREC are recruiting 25 UTB students who are serious about changing their sedentary lifestyles and who... More >>

UTB Radio DJs

Monday, September 01, 2014

UTB Radio is accepting applications for volunteer DJ for the Fall 2014 semester. Applications are available in Student Union 1.16. For more information, call 882-5143.... More >>

Men and Women's Cross Country

Monday, August 25, 2014

The UTB Ocelots men and women's cross country teams will compete in all their meets on the road away from Brownsville in 2014. The closest meet coming on Saturday, Oct. 25 in La Feria at 8 a.m.... More >>

UTB Student Health Insurance 2014-2015

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Need to purchase a student health insurance plan? You may purchase medical/dental for yourself, spouse, and/or children.... 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 and Thursday at Casa Bella

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Join us for Hatha Yoga every Tuesday and Thursday 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... 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 >>

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 Students
We are excited to announce the launch of our new Student Works Portal.
Created with you in mind, this new site will help you find a great job by enabling you to:
• Maintain... More >>

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 at Cortez Hall Room 220. All the meetings are open and everyone is welcome to attend. ... More >>
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