Topic: Rio Grande Valley

President Fenves to Welcome Rio Grande Valley Students

July 31, 2017
UT Austin

UT Austin President Gregory L. Fenves and other university representatives will be in the Rio Grande Valley to officially welcome 415 new students and their parents to the UT family.

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UT Austin and South Texas Educators Promote College Success

Oct. 3, 2016

The Texas OnRamps Program at UT Austin is partnering with eight independent school districts in South Texas to bring college-level learning to 13 campuses. 

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MEDIA ADVISORY: UT Austin President to Welcome Incoming Students at Rio Grande Valley Send-Off in Brownsville

Aug. 5, 2014

EVENT: The 2014 Student Send-Off will honor 105 new students from the lower Rio Grande Valley who are about to attend The University of Texas at Austin. This year marks the 21st anniversary of this event, which will feature Bill Powers, president of the university.

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Chicano Literature Professor Rolando Hinojosa-Smith Wins National Book Critics Circle Lifetime Achievement Award

March 6, 2014

The National Book Critics Circle has honored Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, an author and professor in the departments of English and Spanish and Portuguese at The University of Texas at Austin, with the 2013 Ivan Landrof Lifetime Achievement Award. He will receive the award during a ceremony March 13 in New York City.

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Students Assist Immigrants, Low-Income Property Owners in the Valley During Winter Break

Dec. 17, 2013

University of Texas School of Law students, faculty members and alumni will spend part of their winter break in the Rio Grande Valley volunteering on projects that will assist low-income property owners, immigration detainees and undocumented high school students among other populations in need of free legal services.

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