Family pursues UTRGV degrees together, overcomes obstacles

Family pursues UTRGV degrees together, overcomes obstaclesDecember 10, 2019 – The hardest thing for Gabriel Carrizales, then a sailor in the U.S. Navy, wasn’t the time he spent overseas. It was a Red Cross message he received in 2009 while he was thousands of miles from home, deployed in the mountains of Afghanistan.

 

Striving for better: UTRGV graduate ready for next chapter

Steps across graduation stage leave footprints to followMay 8, 2019 – Family vacations, spending time with friends, taking a break from schoolwork – college students usually envision those as summer break activities.

 

Steps across graduation stage leave footprints to follow

Steps across graduation stage leave footprints to followDecember 14, 2018 – All three of Yanelly Palomo’s siblings will be in the audience Friday, Dec. 15, to watch their eldest sister graduate from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley with a degree in biology.

 

Master’s student graduates with support from family

Master’s student graduates with support from familyDecember 13, 2018 – Francisco Rafael Torres Diaz is no stranger to facing challenges. “He has surpassed all our expectations,” said his mother, Maria del Carmen Diaz Barrios. “His character – he is very entrepreneurial, and everything he sets his mind to, he accomplishes. The ultimate challenge was himself, and he overcame it.”

 

Family thanks UTRGV mass communication graduate for not giving up

UTRGV senior Ester Navarro, of McAllen and her family.December 12, 2018 – Families almost universally dream of seeing their college student walk across the stage in a cap and gown, big, bright smiles in place. That’s when they know – the ups and downs of getting there were all worthwhile.