Student Health and Wellness held its 15th annual Tropical Temptations: Safe Spring Break Fair. Highlighting safety during Spring Break, there were many informational booths for students to visit and help educate them on being safe during Spring Break.
You may have heard the music and seen the wheels zipping by. We caught up with Alan, to hear his story and to talk about his impact on fellow students here on campus.
The Javelina men’s basketball team was chosen to compete in the NCAA Division II South Central tournament set at Lockridge Arena in Golden, Colorado. Their first game will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 11, against the winner of the Lone Star Conference tourney, University of Texas-Permian Basin. Live stats and video will be available at the following link, http://www.javelinaathletics.com/schedule.aspx?path=mbball. Scroll to the bottom of the schedule to find the UTPB game.
Five teams from the Lone Star Conference were chosen for the South Central tournament: Texas A&M-Kingsville, UTPB, Tarleton State University, West Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University-Commerce.
Show your support for the Javelinas using the hashtag #ItsOurTime and #JavelinaStrong !
Dr. Elda Sanchez spoke at the SXSW Education Expo in Austin on Tuesday, March 7. Her presentation included information about diversity in the STEM fields.
Dr. Catherine Ming Tu, assistant professor of music education, was selected by the campus NOW organization as Person of the Year for 2017.
Tu teaches music education methods classes that are designed to train music teachers and to promote and improve music education in children from early childhood to middle school. Her research centers on infant and toddler music behaviors and their interactivity with the iPad; music and autism; and the early impact of music on general intelligence and linguistic skills.
While at Texas A&M-Kingsville, Tu has received the University Research Award, Undergraduate Research Award, Spring Research Award and the College of Arts & Sciences Arts and Humanities Research Award. In 2008, she received the prestigious Presser Music Award for her creation of a children’s music curriculum, “Authentic Chinese Children’s Songs and Music.”