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Information from around the Borderland and the World

April, 2016

  • 26 April

    Cruz Clobbered in the Northeast, Trump Claims “Presumptive Nominee”

    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz lost all five states that held primaries Tuesday, an expected string of defeats that nonetheless put frontrunner Donald Trump closer to the nomination. As soon as polls closed Tuesday night, …

  • 26 April

    Bel Air High Engineering Program Receives National Certification

    The engineering program at Bel Air High School (BAHS) has officially received national certification as a Project Lead the Way (PLTW) program, a distinction that is only given to schools that successfully demonstrate a commitment to PLTW’s …

  • 26 April

    Lt. Gov. Patrick Slams Universities for Tuition Increases

    In his most aggressive terms yet, Lt. Gov.Dan Patrick excoriated Texas universities for raising their tuition in recent years, suggesting that the Texas Senate will try to limit tuition growth when it reconvenes next year. …

  • 26 April

    Seven El Paso ISD students named 2016 Gates Millennium Scholars

    Seven students in five different El Paso Independent School District high schools have been named Gates Millennium Scholars for the 2015-16 academic years and will have their entire post-secondary school studies funded. The students will receive a …

  • 26 April

    Texas Education Agency Recognizes EPCC’s Valle Verde ECHS

    AUSTIN – The Texas Education Agency, working with Education Service Center Region 13 in Austin, today announced that Early College High School (ECHS) Demonstration Site grants have been awarded to 13 campuses across the state. The ECHS …

  • 26 April

    Ysleta ISD School Awarded $2,000 UNthink Grant

    East Point Elementary School has received a $2,000 “UNthink My School” grant from The Wahl Foundation and the National Association of Elementary School Principals as a reward for approaching a challenge with a creative solution. The “UNthink …

  • 26 April

    UTEP Listed Among Top Grad Schools for Hispanics

    The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine has recognized The University of Texas at El Paso as one of the leading graduate schools for Hispanics in the United States. UTEP is listed among top universities …

  • 26 April

    Past and Present EPCC Students Honored

    Two students with connections to El Paso Community College (EPCC) were highlighted at the Public Relations Association of the Southwest (PRSW) April luncheon. EPCC student, Ebonee Norris and former EPCC student, Denisse Franco, received $1,000 scholarships to further their …

  • 26 April

    Top Education Research Group Recognizes UTEP Professor

    The American Educational Research Association presented UTEP’s David DeMatthews, Ph.D., assistant professor of educational leadership and foundations, with its Social Justice Teaching Award in Educational Administration during the annual AERA conference in Washington, D.C. AERA …

  • 25 April

    10 Socorro ISD Students named Gates Millennium Scholarship Award Winners

    Ten Socorro Independent School District students — the most in SISD’s history — were named scholarship winners in the 2016 Gates Millennium Scholars (GMS) Program. The 2016 GMS scholarship recipients are: Sergio Dominguez from Socorro …

  • 25 April

    2016 El Paso-Juárez Industry Summit set for Thursday

    El Paso International Airport’s Foreign-Trade Zone No. 68 has organized the 2016 El Paso-Ciudad Juárez Summit to provide local businesses and industry tools to expand their markets. This event serves as part of the FTZ …

  • 25 April

    Webpage Identifies free Wi-Fi Locations Within Socorro ISD Community

    The Socorro Independent School District is committed to ensuring all students are future ready by providing a high-quality education with innovative digital learning systems and access to the latest technological resources. As part of Operation …

  • 25 April

    Local Firm Announces New Apartments for Spaghetti Bowl Area

    El Paso’s own Exigo Architecture has announced yet another project, this one slated for the industrial area just west of the Spaghetti Bowl. According to a new entry on Exigo’s webpage, the three story apartments known as ‘Midtown …

  • 25 April

    Texas Kids Often ‘Share Sentence’ with Incarcerated Parent

    AUSTIN, Texas – More than 5 million children in the United States, including almost a half-million in Texas, have experienced separation from a parent who is incarcerated. A new Annie E. Casey Foundation report makes …

  • 25 April

    UTEP Communication Professor Named to NAHJ Hall of Fame

    Zita Arocha, UTEP associate professor and director of Borderzine, has been selected for induction into the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place Aug. 5, 2016 in …

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