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Around Javelina Nation May 18, 2018 - May 25, 2018

#BackThePack:

On Sunday, May 20, the Hogs moved on to their first NCAA II World Series after beating the Colorado Mesa. A welcome home pep rally was held in McCulley Hall on Monday, May 21.

For more information on game dates and times, visit the Caller Times below:

Say hello to your NCAA South Central Regional Champions! Go Hogs!

A&M-Kingsville and Premont Alliance:

Five years ago, Premont ISD was in danger of closing. After the formation of an alliance with Texas A&M University-Kingsville, the district has met academic standards and continues to make strides forward. This week, we celebrated that success with the groundbreaking of a new school in Premont!

"You and the alliance are our champions," Former PISD Superintendent Ernest H. Singleton said. "You kept them alive all of these five years. This is truly the success of the entire community," he added.

The Premont alliance groundbreaking celebration was held on Tuesday, May 22.

Premont Alliance Recap:

Veterinary Technology Pinning Ceremony:

Seventeen veterinary technology students received commemorative pins during the first annual Veterinary Technology (VETT) Oath Ceremony and Reception on Friday, May 18. Watch the recap below:

FROM JAVELINA ATHLETICS: CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Texas A&M University-Kingsville track and field program wrapped up day one of competition at the 2018 NCAA Outdoor National Championships at Eddie C. McGrit Field hosted by Johnson C. Smith University on Thursday. The day featured Charles Greaves dominating the long jump to earn a silver medal in the event.

Greaves certainly put on a show in the long jump, setting a personal record and inserting himself third all-time in school history in the event. He leaped to 7.88 meters on his fifth attempt to earn his second place finish and First Team All-American status. He was bested only by Brian Huber from MSU-Moorhead who reached 7.98 meters to win the title. Read more below.

Texas A&M-Kingsville student selected for competitive summer research:

Kevin De Angeli, a junior mathematics major at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was selected for a highly competitive Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The program is sponsored by the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis.

De Angeli, who is from Argentina, will collaborate with two other students on a project to explore the spatial interactions between hunting and gathering in tropical forests. He has a perfect 4.0 grade point average and has plans to earn his master’s and doctoral degrees. Read more below.

Texas A&M-Kingsville professor receives peer reviewer award:

Texas A&M University-Kingsville Professor Victoria Packard was recently given the Peer Reviewer Extraordinaire Award from Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT). The award honors the hard work and generous donation of MERLOT members’ time, energy and enthusiasm directed toward the growth and development of the organization.

We hope all of you enjoy your summer vacation! See you in the fall!

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