Among faculty members who published books in 2016 are, left to right, Dr. Patricia Alvarez McHatton, Dr. Christopher Carmona, Dr. Dean Kyne, Dr. Gabriel Gonzalez Nuñez, Dr. Jean Braithwaite, Dr. Emmy Pérez and Dr. Britt Haraway. Faculty were recognized for their exceptional efforts during the annual Faculty Excellence Awards ceremony on May 4, 2017, held in PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón. (UTRGV Photo by David Pike)

Among faculty members who published books in 2016 are, left to right, Dr. Patricia Alvarez McHatton, Dr. Christopher Carmona, Dr. Dean Kyne, Dr. Gabriel Gonzalez Nuñez, Dr. Jean Braithwaite, Dr. Emmy Pérez and Dr. Britt Haraway. Faculty were recognized for their exceptional efforts during the annual Faculty Excellence Awards ceremony on May 4, 2017, held in PlainsCapital Bank El Gran Salón. (UTRGV Photo by David Pike)

UTRGV recognized and celebrated faculty achievements

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley honored book authors for their major faculty achievements in the University Faculty Excellence Awards and Recognition Event held in El Gran Salon on the Brownsville Campus on May 4th, 2017.  Dr. Dean Kyne received recognition for his recently published book, titled Nuclear Power Emergencies in US


 The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley honored the City of Edinburg Solid Waste Management and the United Way of South Texas Wednesday, April 19, with its Distinguished Community Engagement Partner Awards. Pictured in back, from left to right, are Jeanette Ahlenius, board member for United Way of South Texas; Janie Chapa, Dalinda Cardenas, Ramiro Gomez, all from the City of Edinburg Solid Waste Management; and Dr. Dean Kyne, UTRGV assistant professor of sociology. Pictured in front, from left to right, are Fidencio Mercado, United Way of South Texas board member and UTRGV clinical associate professor of rehabilitation services and counseling; Celene Gonzalez, City of Edinburg Solid Waste Management; Dr. Doris Mendiola, data and research manager, UTRGV Community Engagement and Assessment; and Cris Trejo, UTRGV assistant vice president for Community Engagement and Assessment. (Photo by Paul Chouy) 

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley honored the City of Edinburg Solid Waste Management and the United Way of South Texas Wednesday, April 19, with its Distinguished Community Engagement Partner Awards. Pictured in back, from left to right, are Jeanette Ahlenius, board member for United Way of South Texas; Janie Chapa, Dalinda Cardenas, Ramiro Gomez, all from the City of Edinburg Solid Waste Management; and Dr. Dean Kyne, UTRGV assistant professor of sociology. Pictured in front, from left to right, are Fidencio Mercado, United Way of South Texas board member and UTRGV clinical associate professor of rehabilitation services and counseling; Celene Gonzalez, City of Edinburg Solid Waste Management; Dr. Doris Mendiola, data and research manager, UTRGV Community Engagement and Assessment; and Cris Trejo, UTRGV assistant vice president for Community Engagement and Assessment. (Photo by Paul Chouy) 

UTRGV honors community partners at awards ceremony

The City of Edinburg Solid Waste Management was one of the community partners awarded for their work with Dr. Dean Kyne in creating a service-learning project on April 20, 2017. Students in Dr. Kyne's course learned about issues the management officials faced and provided researched sustainable solutions. To learn more about this exciting contribution, review Jennifer L. Berghom's story below.

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Photo Credit: The City of Edinburg


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Photo Credit: The City of Edinburg