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The COHSHS RN to BSN Program

The COHSHS RN to BSN Program was just ranked #48 out of over 700 programs nationally by RNtoBSN.org http://ow.ly/HgVQ2

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Marc Geller, a second-year student at The University of Texas-Pan American’s Physician Assistant Program, was one of the select few students in the U.S. to  travel this fall to Washington, D.C., to learn more on advocacy, leadership and PAs in the health care environment. Geller, along with nine physician assistant students from across the nation, […]

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McALLEN— Being born hard of hearing, Shawn Saladin of Edinburg remembers the isolation and lack of understanding that comes with being partially deaf. Years later, and with several college degrees at hand, those struggles have given him the opportunity to represent students dealing with deafness throughout Texas. Saladin, associate dean of research and academic affairs […]

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Nadeau named “Community Hero” by NavyArmy Credit Union

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For the second year in a row, The University of Texas-Pan American ranks No. 4 in the number of bachelor’s degrees awarded to Hispanics nationwide according to an annual report published in October by Diverse Issues in Higher Education. UTPA also ranked No. 6 in the number of graduate degrees across all disciplines awarded Hispanics. The […]

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On Oct. 16 The University of Texas-Pan American had a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new College of Health Sciences and Human Services Social Work and Occupational Therapy (SWOT) Building. UTPA renovated the former bookstore building on the corner of University Drive and Miguel A. Nevárez Drive (N. Fourth Avenue) to […]

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Cynthia Catchings wants to put the focus on what she called one of the region’s biggest problems — domestic violence. In July, she took the job as executive director of the Family Crisis Center in Harlingen. “I want to create awareness about what we do and about domestic violence,” Catchings said. “People tell me, ‘I’ve […]

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Anne Stachura Assistant Professor of Spanish, UTPA had the pleasure of leading a service-learning trip to Playa Gigante, Nicaragua as the faculty advisor for Student Association for Medical Spanish(SAMS) at the University of Texas-Pan American.  Eleven undergraduate pre-med students and I spent the week living in a small rural town with local families while supporting the local […]

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  The Student Food Pantry, dedicated at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Aug. 28, will provide non-perishable food items once per week to currently enrolled students needing assistance. The pantry, which is located in Room 104 of the University Center, will be under the sponsorship of the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley, and under the […]

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CHECK (Creating Healthy Eating Choices for Kids) will implement a health promotion program which focuses on healthy nutrition for school-age children and their parents from the Lyford community in the Rio Grande Valley (RGV) of South Texas. The project will be a collaborative effort of The University of Texas-Pan American’s (UTPA) Border Health Office (BHO), Nursing Department and Dietetics […]

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