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  1. New Sac State president wants 4-year graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    RETAILER WERE MADE IN CHINA. KELLIE: THERE'S A NEW BOSS AT SACRAMENTO STATE AND HE HAS BIG PLANS FOR MAJOR CHANGES TO HELP STUDENTS FINISH SCHOOL ON TIME.

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  2. New Sac State president wants 4-year graduatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KCRA-TV Sacramento

    Then he took his place behind a podium and told the crowd that only 9 percent of students at the school would graduate in four years, and he listed many reasons why. "I had some sobering information the other day," Nelsen said.

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  3. Lady Gaga Confuses A Midwest Mariachi Festival For Chicago PrideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Lite 98.7

    ... featuring the likes of Mariachi Sol de Mexico de Jose Hernandez, Mariachi AztlaI n from the University of Texas Pan American and select student mariachi showcases. Ole! (For the singer's consideration: Orienteering kit by Wildlife Supply Company now ...

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  4. New Sacramento State president suggests online courses, paying students for on-time graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Business Journal

    In his first official day on the job, the new president of California State University Sacramento said expanding online courses would be a key component of graduating more students on time. Robert Nelsen , former president of University of Texas Pan American who replaced retiring president Alexander Gonzalez on Wednesday, also floated the idea of creating monetary-based incentives to get students to rapidly finish academic programs.

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  5. La Joya High teacher identifies with studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Progress Times

    Sandra Lomeli didn't speak English when she moved to the United States at the age of 15, but she credited both her mom and an ESL teacher named Mrs. Black for encouraging her to reach her goals under any circumstances. Lomeli, now an English teacher at La Joya High School, is La Joya Independent School District's secondary Teacher of the Year.

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  6. UTPA's Mariachi Aztlan selected to perform at Chicago's Millennium Park on June 28Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Progress Times

    Being a part of The University of Texas-Pan American's acclaimed Mariachi Aztlan is a blessing for freshman and violinist Clyde Guerra, one that has allowed him to share his love for traditional Mexican music nationwide and, soon enough, with the Chicago community. UTPA's 16-member mariachi group has been invited to perform at the first-ever Chicago Mariachi and Folklorico Festival on June 28 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park.

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  7. UHV hires new VP of advancement, external relations an hour ago Jesse ...Read the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | The Victoria Advocate

    Jesse Pisors never forgot how much he enjoyed his time in South Texas working at the University of Texas-Pan American, and now he's coming back to the area to take on a leadership role at the University of Houston-Victoria. Pisors recently was hired as vice president for advancement and external relations at UHV and will start the new position on July 13. "Jesse quickly rose to the top of a rigorous national search and selection process," UHV Interim President Vic Morgan said.

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  8. La Joya names new police chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Progress Times

    And this time, after being passed over previously for the post, the vote by the city commission was unanimous, with even City Manager Mike Alaniz raising a hand, echoing commissioners as they voted, "Aye." "He's a people person," Alaniz later said.

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  9. Alton native gives back to communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | Progress Times

    Alton's Sammy Rivera returned to the district where he grew up to mold the minds that sit in the classrooms where he sat as a Mission CISD student. The 2015 District Secondary Teacher of the Year is the product of a teen mother who escaped a life of drug trafficking and a man he never met.

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  10. 2015 MLB Draft: Dodgers take CF Logan Landon with10th-round pickRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | True Blue LA

    The Dodgers with their 10th-round selection in the 2015 MLB Draft selected center fielder Logan Landon out of the University of Texas Pan-American, pick No. 312 overall.

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  11. Inexperienced investors should take advantage of 'auto-pilot investing'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | EurekAlert!

    For inexperienced investors with little knowledge about the investment process, it may be important to invest in funds that do not require much maintenance. Now, a researcher at the University of Missouri has found that investors with less investment knowledge are more likely to invest in target-date funds .

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  12. As Texas governors go, Abbott delivered more than expectedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2015 | Star-Telegram.com

    In 2004, when Gov. Rick Perry actually sent them his own school finance plan instead of lying in wait to veto theirs, they sent his back with a bruising 126-0 rejection vote. That was when state Rep. Jim Keffer, R-Eastland, paraphrased cowboy humorist Will Rogers: "If you're going to ride point, look behind every once in a while and make sure the herd's behind you."

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  13. Latino, immigrant entrepreneurs driving business startups in US, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | Fox News

    According to the annual startup index produced by the nonprofit Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, immigrant entrepreneurs started 28.5 percent of the new businesses in the U.S. in 2014, compared to 25.9 percent a year earlier and 13.3 percent in 1996. Hispanics accounted for 22.1 percent of new businesses in 2014, up from 20.4 percent in 2013 and just 10 percent in 1996 - a proportion that has outstripped the Latino demographics.

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  14. Scholarship Started by Donald Graham Sends Donor Money To Graham's For-Profit CollegeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Switched

    ... Washington University in Washington, D.C.; El Paso Community College, South Texas College, University of Texas Pan American and University of Texas El Paso in Texas; Long Beach City College and California State University, Long Beach in California; ...

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  15. Immigrants, Latinos Help Drive Business CreationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Laura Gomez launched Atipica, a software startup designed to help companies recruit more diverse workforces, last year in Palo Alto, Calif. Immigrants and Latinos helped drive an uptick in new business creation, according to a measure of 2014 U.S. startup activity to be released Thursday.

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  16. ARRAY(0x10227200)Read the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | Wall Street Journal

    Laura Gomez launched Atipica, a software startup designed to help companies recruit more diverse workforces, last year in Palo Alto, Calif. Immigrants and Latinos helped drive an uptick in new business creation, according to a measure of 2014 U.S. startup activity to be released Thursday.

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  17. American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity Announces...Read the original story

    May 26, 2015 | PRWeb

    Leaders in the Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Civil Rights Fields will be honored at the Association's 41st National Conference and Annual Meeting in New Orleans The American Association for Access, Equity and Diversity , an organization of equal opportunity, diversity and affirmative action professionals, announced the recipients of its annual awards program. The awards will be conferred at the Association's 41st National Conference and Annual Meeting themed "Toward a More Perfect Union: Celebrating Fifty Years of Equal Opportunity."

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  18. Sun Belt will fine member schools for poor schedulingRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | MSNBC

    On Tuesday, the Sun Belt announced that the league's annual spring meetings had spawned one change in men's basketball: Any school that schedules more than two non-Division I programs will be fined $50,000. I like this rule, although I'm not sure just how much of an effect it's really going to have.

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  19. Fruit-fly paper has 1,000 authorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | Nature

    Author lists have grown lengthy in many fields of science, but when a Drosophila genomics paper 1 was published with more than 1,000 authors, it sparked discussion online about the meaning of authorship. The paper, published in the journal G3: Genes Genomes Genetics , names 1,014 authors - with more than 900 undergraduate students among them.

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  20. Science Paper On Fruit Flies Has More Than 1,000 AuthorsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2015 | The Daily Caller

    There may be more authors in a recently published paper on fruit flies than there were insects involved in the study. The study's first three-and-a-half pages are dedicated to listing the more than 1,000 authors involved in the paper and their affiliations.

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