Around Javelina Nation Week of 02/24/20

The festival will open Wednesday, March 4, with screenings of film shorts, honored with the Award of Excellence at the Rio 7 Theater-Kingsville, one of the sponsors of the event. Pearl Award winners will be announced at Awards Night, Thursday, March 5.

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A&M-Kingsville student to receive Student Engineer of the Year Award

The Nueces Chapter of Society of Professional Engineers named Analyssa Hernandez, an engineering student at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, its Student Engineer of the Year Award.

Analyssa Hernandez

Hernandez, from Corpus Christi, is a first-generation college student and will graduate with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering and a minor in Mathematics in May 2020. She was recognized for her outstanding achievements in class, internships m undergraduate research activities and leadership skills.

Dr. David Ramirez, Professor and Chair of Environmental Engineering, said the department is excited that Hernandez was selected for the award.

“It is truly an honor for our department to know that one of our students was recognized as the student engineer of the year. Analyssa is a high achiever student who has shown excellence not only in academics but also in research and extracurricular activities,” he said.

Find all the latest news at https://www.tamuk.edu/news/index.html

Featured stories this week include:

  • Texas A&M-Kingsville students and faculty earn awards at Subtropical Agriculture & Environments Society competition
  • Sergio Tinoco inspires Texas A&M University-Kingsville's GEAR UP students
  • Texas A&M-Kingsville to host new short film festival

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Students from Santa Gertrudis Academy High School work on a design during Introduce a Girl to Engineering day in Kleberg Hall on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020.