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UTRGV Counseling and Training Clinics are open to the community at no cost

UTRGV Counseling and Training Clinics are open to the community at no cost

Counseling and Training Clinics, as part of the university’s commitment to the community, help residents receive mental healthcare at no cost and allow graduate students to hone their skills while on the path to licensing. Pharr native Erika Perez, one such graduate student, has been working toward licensure as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) by […]

The Rocket Launchers at UTRGV soar high at international competition

The Rocket Launchers at UTRGV soar high at international competition

The Rocket Launchers at UTRGV, a student group at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, is off to a soaring start launching not only rockets, but also their careers in the aerospace industry. At this summer’s Intercollegiate Rocket Engineering Competition (IREC) hosted by the Experimental Sounding Rocket Association (ESRA), the UTRGV rocket placed seventh […]

Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation awards $6M grant to UTRGV

Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation awards $6M grant to UTRGV

RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – SEPT. 8, 2016 – The Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation has generously awarded The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley College of Liberal Arts a $6 million grant that over the next five years will help develop a Ph.D. program in clinical psychology. The clinical psychology program, once it receives approval […]

Large DOD grant to UTRGV will purchase cutting-edge equipment for research

Large DOD grant to UTRGV will purchase cutting-edge equipment for research

By Gail Fagan RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS – SEPT. 12, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded almost half a million dollars to UTRGV to help STEM students and faculty go with the flow. The $499,519, one-year grant will provide for state-of-the-art equipment and instrumentation, called a Tomographic Particle Image Velocimetry (Tomo-PIV) system, […]

UTRGV College of Education & P-16 Integration hosts Critical Issues Leadership Conference

UTRGV College of Education & P-16 Integration hosts Critical Issues Leadership Conference

By Jennifer L. Berghom McALLEN, TEXAS—SEPT. 13, 2016— The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley’s College of Education and P-16 Integration this week is bringing together administrators from school districts across the Valley to brainstorm ways to better educate an ever-growing and diverse group of students, including English-language learners and students from low-income households. “We […]

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