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  1. PSJA grad developing innovative spacecraft at NASARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    A simple handshake first helped Hector M. Cerda begin a budding career that has landed him the position of aerospace engineer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's Johnson Space Center in Houston. "In high school, I was an average kid without any big dreams," Cerda said.

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  2. PSJA graduate developing innovative spacecraft at NASARead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    A simple handshake first helped Hector M. Cerda begin a budding career that has landed him the position of Aerospace Engineer at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Johnson Space Center in Houston. "In high school, I was an average kid without any big dreams," Cerda said.

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  3. Matt & the Herdsmen: Rio Grande Valley country band on the riseRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Matt Castillo was kicked out of college for his lackluster grades about eight years ago. While that was not the finest moment of his life, the 29-year-old now had a lot more time to pursue other interests.

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  4. Agency: UTRGV given most serious sanction short of taking away accreditationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley received the most serious sanction short of completely removing its accreditation, the agency that awards the accreditation said in a public disclosure statement released late Thursday. UTRGV remains accredited, the statement said, but was placed on probation "following receipt of self-disclosed information submitted as part of a withdrawn merger application and receipt of an Institutional Summary Form," the agency said in a statement posted online late Thursday.

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  5. UTRGV given most serious sanction short of loss of accreditation, agency saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley received the most serious sanction short of completely removing its accreditation, the agency who awards accreditation said in a public disclosure statement released late Thursday. UTRGV remains accredited, the statement said, but was placed on probation "following receipt of self-disclosed information submitted as part of a withdrawn merger application and receipt of an Institutional Summary Form," the agency said in a statement posted online late Thursday.

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  6. No. 3 Lady Bears set NCAA, school records in 140-32 romp over WinthropRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Waco Tribune-Herald

    It was Education Day at the Ferrell Center, with dozens of elementary students on hand to take in the game. No. 3 Baylor set all manner of career records, including school records for scoring, rebounding, assists and blocked shots in dispatching overmatched Winthrop, 140-32, on Thursday afternoon at the Ferrell Center.

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  7. SetbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Obviously, the news this past week that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been placed on probation by an accreditation agency is a setback for this fledgling institution that plays such a significant role in our region. We agree that UTRGV should be expected to live up to the standards set by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, which announced the probationary status.

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  8. UTRGV probation fears dispelledRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 13, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    STAFF WRITER Follow @DanyaPH !function {var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName [0],p=/^http:/.test ?'http':'https';if ){js=d.createElement ;}} ; EDINBURG - A bump along a very complicated road - that is how some local politicians and University of Texas officials are taking recent news of UT-Rio Grande Valley's accreditation being placed on probationary status. "Merging two institutions is a massive undertaking and I don't think anybody should be surprised about what a challenge that is," said Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, former UT Chancellor who was part of UTRGV's creation.

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  9. Miscommunication may be at heart of UTRGV probation, documents showRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Festering miscommunication may be at the heart of a decision to place the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on probation, suggest documents obtained by The Monitor. As officials in South Texas began a complex and unprecedented task of fulfilling a mandate by the Texas Legislature to create the new university, officials with the entity that would accredit UTRGV often seemed at odds with a process that had never been attempted before.

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  10. Committee to conduct site visit of UTRGVRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Bruno Arthur calls out to UTRGV students in Brownsville to answer a question as he teaches from the Edinburg campus Wednesday, September 23, 2016 at UTRGV in Edinburg. On Tuesday, the school was placed on a probationary status by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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  11. EDITORIAL: UTRGV probation questions need specificsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    Obviously, the news this week that the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley has been placed on probation by an accreditation agency is a setback for this fledgling institution that plays such a significant role in our region. We agree that UTRGV should be expected to live up to the standards set by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, which announced the probationary status.

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  12. UTRGV may have violated 10 standards on path to probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    A special committee has been approved to do a site visit of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley as it grapples with a probationary status from its main accrediting agency. A date for the visit by the committee has not been set, said a spokesperson with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, which announced it was putting UTRGV on probation on Tuesday.

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  13. Peters, UTRGV women's basketball to face major test against Big 12 gauntletRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2016 | TheMonitor.com

    University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's Bernesha Peters attempts a pass against Utah Valley University in a game at UTRGV January 9, 2016 in Edinburg. photo by joel [email protected] University of Texas Pan American's Bernesha Peters drives to the basket against Grand Canyon University in a game at UTRGV January 7, 2016 in Edinburg.

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  14. Accrediting agency places UTRGV on probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's accreditation is under probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The university will remain fully accredited throughout the 12 month probation period in which they are expected to work with SACSCOC to solve some issues, UTRGV President Guy Bailey explained.

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  15. Accrediting agency puts UTRGV on probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Valley Morning Star

    A year into the creation of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, its accreditation has been placed under a year-long-probation by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.

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  16. UTRGV Students Concerned with University's Probation PlacementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | KRGV

    EDINBURG Several UTRGV students said they fear what may come of their education after the university announced they were placed under a 12-month probation. On Tuesday, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges notified UTRGV that it was placing them on trial.

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  17. Accrediting agency places University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on probationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | MyHighPlains.com

    A federally-mandated commission that handles accreditation for universities in the southern United States placed the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley on probation Tuesday, possibly putting at risk the reputation of the school and the ability of its students to receive certain financial aid. The move is a blow for school officials working to build the UT System school into a research and education powerhouse for the South Texas region.

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  18. Mason Castillo v. City of Edinburg and the University of Texas Pan AmericanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2016 | FindLaw

    Appellant Mason Castillo filed suit against The University of Texas-Pan American 1 and the City of Edinburg for injuries he sustained when he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bicycle in a crosswalk on Sugar Road in Edinburg, Texas adjacent to the UTPA campus. UTPA and the City each filed a plea to the jurisdiction; the trial court granted both pleas.

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  19. Retiring fire chief recalls 37 years of adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2016 | Progress Times

    ... stipend for each call out. It was 1979 when Lopez began as a volunteer while attending the University of Texas Pan American campus where he was studying to become a biologist. Lopez credits his father for getting him involved with the department. ...

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  20. Development targets UTRGV studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | The Brownsville Herald

    Eric Jakimier, a Dallas-area architect and developer, began scouting locations for his dream project two years ago near the then-University of Texas-Pan American. "When I first came into town, I was actually looking at the land just north of campus," he said.

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