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The special education master’s online degree program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville joins the ranks of the nation’s best as it was ranked 24thby Online U in their Most Affordablecategory.The program,part of the teacher and bilingual education department in the College of Education and Human Performance, joins two other onlineprograms at Texas A&M-Kingsville as Most...

KINGSVILLE (February 28, 2020) — The undergraduate teacher preparation program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has been given an A rating by the National Council on Teacher Quality’s Teacher Prep Review. In total, 15 traditional undergraduate and graduate programs in Texas earned an A in the 2020 Teacher Prep Review. Texas A&M-Kingsville joins Texas A&M University and Texas A&M University-San Antonio as the only schools in The Texas A&M...

KINGSVILLE (Feb. 25, 2020) — Representatives from the health and kinesiology department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville attended the annual meeting of the Texas Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (Texas ACSM) and brought home their share of awards. Alyssa Fick, a senior exercise science/pre-physical therapy student from Corpus Christi, won the Undergraduate Scholar Award as the top undergraduate exercise science student in Texas. Fick also is the...

KINGSVILLE (October 11, 2019) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville will be a stop on the 2019 Texas American College of Sports Medicine lecture tour featuring Dr. Bradley Nindl, FACSM. He will be on campus to make his presentation from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the Peacock Auditorium, Room 100 of the Biology Earth Sciences building. Nindl is professor and director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory in the department of sports medicine and nutrition at University...

KINGSVILLE (September 6, 2019) — Dr. Ari Sherris, associate professor of bilingual education at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was the co-recipient of the 2019 Best Article Award from the International Association of Task-Based Language Teaching. He and co-writer Kate Riestenberg, a Postdoctoral Fellow at Bryn Mawr College, won the award for their article Task-Based Teaching of Indigenous Languages: Investment...

KINGSVILLE (August 9, 2019) — Two former faculty members and one current faculty member at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have been honored with professor emeritus status after action taken by the Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System. The Professor Emeritus status is an honor...

KINGSVILLE (June 19, 2019) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the spring 2019 semester. In order to qualify for the prestigious President’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 15...

KINGSVILLE (June 13, 2019) — Dr. Steve Bain, interim dean of the College of Education and Human Performance at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, was recently selected as president-elect of the European Branch of the American Counseling Association (EB-ACA). As president-elect, Bain starts a...

KINGSVILLE (May 21, 2019) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville hosted the 13th Javelina Research Symposium this spring semester. The winners in the undergraduate category were First place: Francheska Garcia, a senior psychology major from Kingsville. Mentor: Dr. Richard Miller; Project: The Effects of Religiosity and Parenting Styles on Body...

KINGSVILLE (May 17, 2019) — More than 1,050 prospective graduates crossed the stage to receive their degrees during three commencement ceremonies held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, May 17. The graduates from the Dick and Mary Lewis Kleberg...

KINGSVILLE (May 9, 2019) — More than 1,050 prospective graduates are ready to cross the stage to receive their degrees during three commencement ceremonies to be held at the Steinke Physical Education Center at Texas A&M University-Kingsville Friday, May...

A team from Texas A&M University-Kingsville placed 3rdout of 35 teams at the Texas American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Student Bowl in Fort Worth. The Texas ACSM Student Bowl is an annual event where teams of undergraduates from universities from all over Texas compete in an academic quiz bowl devoted to exercise science and sports medicine topics. This is the best finish that the team from A&M-Kingsville has had in the 10-year history of the event,...

KINGSVILLE, Texas–Pepsi Field at Javelina Stadium recently underwent a resurfacing of the track around the field in preparation for the 2019 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships later in May. As a result, the stadium was closed to the public for the last month in order to facilitate the resurfacing process.As of January 14, 2019, the stadium will be reopened to the public. Please note the following rules pertaining to Pepsi Field at Javelina...

Dr. Lorraine Killion, associate professor in the health and kinesiology department and coordinator of the EC-12 Physical Education program at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, had a big 2017 in the way of awards. She ended the year by being named the College/University Physical Educator Teacher of the Year by the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD). “When I received notification I had won this award, I was so excited and truly...

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