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UTRGV continues the tradition of Kids Voting USA in Brownsville

UTRGV continues the tradition of Kids Voting USA in Brownsville


Since early voting began in Texas on Oct. 24, more than 19,000 Brownsville students have cast their votes in a mock election organized by the UTRGV Office of Student Educational Outreach and the City of Brownsville, in partnership with Kids Voting USA.

Texas Secretary of State Cascos visits UTRGV, urges students to vote

Texas Secretary of State Cascos visits UTRGV, urges students to vote


Texas Secretary of State Carlos H. Cascos brought his statewide bilingual voting initiative, Vote Texas, to UTRGV’s Edinburg Campus on Oct. 27, to encourage more Texans, especially young people, to cast their ballots.

Strategic planning process

Follow along as we develop our founding Strategic Plan


The development of our founding strategic plan is well underway. This is a campus-wide initiative, and you can follow the progress and provide input and feedback on the strategic planning process website by clicking above.


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Performances October 28-31

Performances October 28-31

A varied musical lineup offers something for everyone over the next five days, including OctubaFest, folk songs and poetry from England and Appalachia, Soirée de la Flûte, Haugeberg and Decker on trombone and trumpet, and the Hallo-Flute Concert.

A week of Halloween fun

A week of Halloween fun

Pumpkins, music, movies, dancing, haunted house, free food and family friendly activities all add up to a week of Halloween fun for the campus community.


Early voting on campus

Early voting on campus

Vaqueros Vote, a nonpartisan coalition of UTRGV students, faculty and staff, encourages everyone to participate in the voting process. Early voting is available at sites on campus between October 24 and November 4.

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Rio Grande City

UTRGV's Starr County Upper-Level Center in Rio Grande City offers courses in bilingual education, criminal justice, history, English, and anthropology.

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Our 186-acre campus in Edinburg features a new Wellness Center, new residence hall, and a covered walkway that spans the perimeter of campus.

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The McAllen Teaching Site offers education and business courses, primarily serving professionals in the city of McAllen.

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Harlingen is home to the Regional Academic Health Center and UTRGV's 15,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art Smart Hospital and technology complex.

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South Padre Island

UTRGV's Coastal Studies Lab is located on South Padre Island, serves as our marine biology laboratory, and offers graduate level biology courses.

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Our 320-acre campus in Brownsville provides students with state-of-the-art facilities and technology, as well as beautiful architecture and a scenic oxbow lake.

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