Thursday , 21 August 2014
Current Events


Foundation Grants Funds to TAMUK for Dual Credit Math Program

Marketing and Communications KINGSVILLE (June 6, 2014) — Thanks to a generous donation from the Ed Rachal Foundation, Texas A&M University-Kingsville is playing host this summer to future students who will be using the time to get a head start on their college careers. Read More »

Professor to Exhibit Her Art in Spain

Marketing and Communications KINGSVILLE (June 12, 2014) — Santa Barraza, art professor at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, is known throughout the world for her paintings. She has had exhibits all over the United States. Now her art will take her to Spain, where her paintings will be on display at the prestigious Casa de America in Madrid. Read More »

Tallant Reveals Plans for Steinke Statue Dedication


After announcing the decision of placing the Steinke statue on campus, TAMUK President, Dr. Steven Tallant revealed the plans for the statue’s dedication.  Read More »

Guerrero Named as Interim Dean for College of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Dolores Guerrero will be serving as the interim dean for the College of Arts and Sciences starting June 1. The university administration estimates that she will be fulfilling this role for a year. Read More »

UPD explains late timely warning for a past sexual assault


A timely warning issued by the Texas A&M University- Kingsville (TAMUK) University Police Department (UPD) yesterday has warned that two suspects – from a sexual assault case that occurred on Feb. 28 – are still a threat to the community. Read More »

Staff Remembers Coworker

Those who visited Cynthia Cavazos would have been greeted with a smile and an energetic aura. Only those that knew her close and worked with her would’ve been able to tell you she was fighting cancer. Cavazos, the former Human Resources (HR) specialist in Recruitment-Employment & Employee Recognition, died Sunday at approximately 4:30 p.m. Her husband, Joe, died the morning ... Read More »

Student found dead in Bishop Hall

Nicole Hunter was a junior animal science major who was found dead in her room in Bishop Hall. Contributed Photo

Nicole Mariana Hunter, junior animal science major, was found dead on Sunday morning in her dorm room. She died of natural causes, according to preliminary indications by University Police Department (UPD) Chief Felipe Garza. Hunter was 21. Patrol Officer Jeremiah Rodriguez was dispatched to the scene. An R.A. in Bishop Hall – her name cannot be released at this time ... Read More »

‘Go-Print’ puts a limit on student printing

Library Director, Bruce Schueneman shows freshman Marissa Martinez how to check her points using the Go-Print Station.

A new printing system known as “Go-Print” has started at Texas A&M University – Kingsville as of Tuesday April 15. At the President’s Round Table on Tuesday, President Dr. Steven Tallant introduced the system and how it will benefit the university. The library director, Bruce Schueneman said the Jernigan library staff hand counted all discarded or abandoned pages in the ... Read More »

Damidi crowned Miss TAMUK

Outgoing queen Jo-Ana Medrano lays the crown on Somya Damidi's head. Photo by Dasheen Ellis

She is poise, she is grace, and she is Miss TAMUK. The 2014 Miss TAMUK Scholarship pageant at Texas A&M University- Kingsville (TAMUK) was held in Jones Auditorium on April 12 and featured 15 of the campus’ most promising female candidates. The competition lasted 90 minutes and it was graduate student Sowmya Damidi who earned the crown based on her ... Read More »

University Explains Higher One Partnership

Two years ago, Texas A&M University-Kingsville (TAMUK) was going to enter a partnership with Higher One, a company that provides students with a different way to manage their money. After considering student input, TAMUK decided against it until further deliberation had been made. Read More »