The Student Union invites students to Game-A-Palooza, where students can play newly released games Street Fighter V (PS4), Killer Instinct (Xbox One) and Super Smash Bros. (Wii U). The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Student Union Game Room on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call 665-7989.
Game Room tournaments
An Air Hockey Tournament will take place from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Union Game Room on the Edinburg campus. VBucks will be awarded to top-place finishers. For more information, call 665-7989.
Women in Leadership
Jamie Schanbaum and Patsy Silva Schanbaum will present their story of “perseverance, hope and change” as part of the 2016 Women in Leadership Speaker Series from 7:30 to 9 a.m. Friday at Valley Regional Medical Center, located at 100 E. Alton Gloor Blvd. The event is sponsored by the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce. Breakfast will be served. Admission is $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers. Deadline to register is today. Space is limited. For more information, visit brownsvillechamber.com
Janice Bryant Howroyd
The National Society of Leadership and Success will sponsor a video broadcast featuring Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and CEO of the ACT 1 Group, who will talk about “Creating Exponential Growth in Your Life” at 6 p.m. March 29 in the Main Building’s Salón Cassia on the Brownsville campus. ACT 1 Group is the largest privately held woman and minority owned workforce management company in the U.S. For more information, visit www.societyleadership.org.
The Student Union will host a Union Canvas from 6 to 8 p.m. March 30 in PlainsCapital Bank Student Union’s El Comedor on the Brownsville campus. Students will paint the Vaquero logo under the instruction of Alejandro Macias, a lecturer in the Art Department.Materials will be provided at the site. Seating is limited. Students may sign up at the Office for Student Involvement. For more information, call 882-5111.
Health and Wellness Series
A presentation, titled “Sexual Response Cycle,” will take place from noon to 1 p.m. March 30 in Cortez Hall 118 on the Brownsville campus. The session is part of the Health and Wellness Series sponsored by the Counseling Center. For more information, call 882-3897.
Adviser Workshop Series
A session, titled “Generating Involvement,” will take place from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. April. 1 in Main Building room 1.502 on the Brownsville campus. The session is part of the Adviser Workshop Series sponsored by the Office of Student Involvement. For more information, call 882-5111.
The Gentleman’s Code
Counseling and Psychological Services will host a free session, titled “Relationships: How to Get It Right,” at noon April. 13 in Cortez Hall 118 on the Brownsville campus. The males-only session will take place the second Wednesday of every month. For more information, call 882-3897.
The Cameron County Children’s Advocacy Center is looking for volunteers for its San Benito and Brownsville locations. The center is a nonprofit organization that advocates for and serves child victims of abuse. For more information, call Elsa Garcia, volunteer coordinator/community educator, at 361-3313.
Graduation application deadlines
Students who plan to graduate in Fall 2016 must submit their application by May 1. For more information, contact the Graduate College at 665-3661 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free flu shots
UTRGV Health Services will administer free flu shots for students from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at its clinics, located in Cortez Hall 237 on the Brownsville campus and at 613 N. Sugar Rd. on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call Office Assistant Beverly Estrada at 882-3896.
Peace of mind yoga sessions
Learn how to manage stress levels and do various types of yoga exercises from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday on the Brownsville Student Union lawn. The event is sponsored by the Student Government Association. For more information, call 882-5937.
The UTRGV Counseling Center hosts a social-confidence group, “Reveal Yourself,” from 3 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays in Cortez Hall 118 on the Brownsville campus. For more information, call 882-3897.
A group therapy session for females by females, titled “Growing and Loving Ourselves” (G.A.L.S.), takes place from noon to 1 p.m. each Monday in Cortez Hall 220 on the Brownsville campus. For more information, call the UTRGV Counseling Center at 882-3897.
The LGBTQ Group meets at 4 p.m. each Tuesday in University Center 306A on the Edinburg campus. Meetings are facilitated by experienced counselors and discussion is driven by concerns and needs of the group. For more information, call the UTRGV Counseling Center at 665-2574.
–Compiled by Monica Gudiño