McALLEN, RGV – For the first time since its creation in 2005, a scholarship designed to aid students of Mexican origin will reach institutions of higher education in the RGV. The IME Becas program was created as part of an...
McALLEN, RGV - Healthcare and education issues top state Sen. Juan Hinojosa’s agenda for the 84th legislative session, with funding for the new UT-Rio Grande Valley School of Medicine a particular priority. In an exclusive interview with the Guardian, the...
EDINBURG, RGV - People around the RGV have made their objection to the new mascot very clear. However, this controversy has stolen the media’s spotlight and left other significant problems in the shadows. The Rio Grande Valley faces systematic problems...
EDINBURG, RGV - A Modern Enlightenment is needed, especially about and for the Americas! We at the University of Texas—Pan American (UTPA), Edinburg, Texas, are bringing enlightenment to our students and to the university community. We continue with this tradition...
EDINBURG, RGV - After the events that have happened in the past few weeks, we would like to address the issue of the resistance to the future UT-Rio Grande Valley mascot or nickname, the Vaqueros. Putting aside our personal opinions,...
HARLINGEN, RGV - I am so honored to be on this journey with you to establish the first major American university of the 21st Century — The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Our journey will be eminently worth it...
EDINBURG, RGV - Our good neighbor—Canada. They are the nicer “us.” But we take them for granted. We didn’t pay much attention until the recent shootings in their Parliament. Luckily, Sargent-in-Arms and now national hero, Kevin Vickers, shot and killed...
WESLACO, RGV - Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp says he is undeterred by objections from the University of Texas System to plans for an A&M school of engineering in the Rio Grande Valley. Late last month, Sharp visited...
I am sure most of you have heard the news that The University of Texas Board of Regents unanimously approved my recommendation last week to name the Vaqueros as the athletic nickname for UTRGV and to maintain the colors...
When Texas A&M University-Kingsville first began discussing the idea of expanding our engineering programs in the Rio Grande Valley, we knew it could draw some resistance. We also knew it was the right thing to do. We held an announcement...

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