The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

Honors College Division of Academic Affairs

Honors College

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Message from the Dean

Dr. Mark C. Andersen

Hello! I am Dr. Mark C. Andersen, Dean of the Honors College, and I’d like to welcome you to UTRGV. The Honors College was formed from the two honors programs at our two legacy institutions. We are here to serve academically talented and ambitious students by offering an enriched core curriculum that provides the advantages of a small private college within the context of a larger research institution. We provide top students with opportunities for leadership training, research, scholarship, creative arts, and campus and community engagement. The Honors College is open to students from any major. To find out more, click on the links to the left; also feel free to visit our Facebook page and give us a “like”. I’m proud and excited to be part of this institution!

Also, I'd like to share with you our latest Honors College newsletter. You can download or open it here.