Javelina Homecoming Theme Revealed
We have BIG news to share! We're excited to celebrate our legacy and tradition, and invite you to join us for our THROWBACK themed homecoming! This year during homecoming week you can catch Football and Volleyball in their A&I replica jerseys! This year homecoming week will be October 22-27. #JavelinaThrowbackHomecoming
Dr. Camacho Selected to Chair Gordon Research Conference
Dr. Lucy Mar Camacho, Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering had the opportunity to participate at the Gordon Research Conference "Membranes: Materials and Processes" in New London, NH. She was selected to be the Chair of the conference in 2022. In 2020 she will be the Vice-Chair. The conference takes place every two years and the selection of the chairs is made four years in advance.
“I feel humble and honored by the selection and hope to keep the high standards that this prestigious conference requires,” Camacho said.
This year there were 177 attendees from 146 universities and various industries and governments. They were professors, research scientists, engineers and students.
Permanent Exhibit Honoring Local Boxer Li’l Oscar Cantu
A special reception was held at the John E. Conner Museum Saturday, Aug. 25, to unveil the new permanent exhibit honoring local boxer Li’l Oscar Cantu, WBC and NABF champion. David Mendez was the master of ceremonies and he was joined by guests including Paul Banke, former World Champion-WBC. Cantu honored his family including his father, Jaime Cantu.
DIVA Jazz Orchestra Plays at A&M-Kingsville
On Tuesday, August 28, the all-female big band performed for the A&M-Kingsville community. DIVA exudes the excitement and force found in the tradition of the historic big bands but with an eye towards today’s progressive sound and originality. With New York as their home base, DIVA performs all over the world playing contemporary, mainstream big band jazz, composed and arranged to fit the individual personalities and styles of the players.
This performance was part of the The Presidential Performing and Visual Arts Series (PPVAS) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville. The PPVAS is a year-long program of art, music and theatre performances that bring culture and variety to Kingsville for faculty, staff, students and community audiences. The series strives to provide a new element of learning outside the classroom for students as they are entertained and educated through diverse mediums.