Friday , 19 September 2014
Current Events


Concierto de Ingenieria con rotundo exito

El Colegio de Ingenieria tuvo el Jueves 11 de Septiembre su dia de campo en la terraza frontal del edificio donde estudiantes, maestros, y residentes de la ciudad se juntaron para socializar. “El evento es una oportunidad para que los maestros interactuen con los estudiantes, especialmente los que son nuevos,” dijo Patricia Polastri, profesora de tecnologia industrial. Polastri dijo que ... Read More »

Javelina Alumni association strikes out membership fee

All students that attend Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be Javelinas for life. The Javelina Alumni Association has created an entirely new environment for graduates of TAMUK. Instead of paying for membership, students automatically become part of the association when they graduate. The Javelina Alumni Association keeps alumni informed about the university’s success along with providing events as a way for ... Read More »

Nelson rocks the lawn at engineering picnic

Concert on the Lawn a total success The College of Engineering hosted its annual Welcome Back Picnic in the complex’s front lawn for students, staff, and city residents last Thursday, Sept. 11. “The event is an opportunity for teachers to interact with students, especially those that are new,” said Dr. Patricia Polastri, industrial management &technology professor. Polastri said the college ... Read More »

Exhibit pays tribute to WORLD War II Heroes

Old friends, distant relatives, and students and faculty of TAMUK met under one roof to share or experience stories of the unsung heroes of war, whose anecdotes are only barely understood through textbooks. To commemorate the start of Hispanic Heritage Month at TAMUK, the Conner Museum hosted the reception of their “Latinos and Latina of World War II” exhibit from ... Read More »

College of Engineering welcomes students

The College of Engineering will be hosting a welcome back picnic with live music on Sept. 11 to give back to the community and offer a way for the community to have fun. Cameran Nelson, a Texas Country music singer, will be performing live. He is scheduled to perform at 7 p.m, though the event begins at 5:30 p.m. “Porky ... Read More »

Hispanic heritage month brings royalty

The privilege to wear the crown and title of Miss Hispanic Heritage will be going to one deserving student at the Miss Hispanic Heritage pageant on Sept. 16. The event will be the first of many festivities that are planned for the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. It has been two years since the last pageant, said Sabrina Romo, Greek ... Read More »

Fraternity Award for Outstanding Achievement

A Texas A&M University Kingsville fraternity has something to show for their commitment to the university and community. The Zeta Pi Chapter of Sigma Chi, installed in 1967, has been awarded the Peterson Significant Chapter Award for the fifteenth time. The chapter, along with six other chapters, was chosen out of 13 chapters in Texas. The scholarship recognizes scholarship, financial ... Read More »

TAMUK gets Catfished

The path to success is neither a straight nor predictable one, as Nev Schulman, star and creator of MTV’s Catfish, showed a crowd of more than 850 students and members of the community Tuesday night. Schulman’s packed house, something that hadn’t been done since Anthony Bourdain took the stage last year, was the first in this year’s University Lectureship Series ... Read More »

Stadium Seats are Still Under Construction


There’s no need to worry about falling out of your seat this year. Javelina Stadium is undergoing renovations to meet inspection regulations after a man fell from the stands last football season during a high school playoff game. Newer seats are appealing to attendees, but the construction seems to have a long way to go even though the stadium will ... Read More »

Steinke Statue To Be Dedicated

Legendary coach Gil Steinke will be honored at a dedication Saturday Sept. 6 where his wife, along with many others, will speak. The dedication will be outside Javelina Stadium from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Steinke was known for his multi-ethnic teams. Under his leadership, the Javelinas won 10 Lone Star Conference championships. He helped wherever he could, cleaning the ... Read More »