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ANNOUNCEMENTS: March 28

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Juried Student Show

The Juried Student Show will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Art Gallery in Rusteberg Hall on the Brownsville campus. General admission is $1 and student semester passes are $3.
For more information, call art Lecturer Alejandro Macias at 882- 7025.

Janice Bryant Howroyd

The National Society of Leadership and Success will sponsor a video broadcast featuring Janice Bryant Howroyd, founder and CEO of the ACT1 Group, who will talk about “Creating Exponential Growth in Your Life” at 6 p.m. Tuesday 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

Union Canvas

The Student Union will host a Union Canvas from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday 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 Visual Arts department. Materials will be provided at the site. Seating is limited. Students may sign up at the Office of Student Involvement with a UTRGV ID. 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. Wednesday 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. Friday 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.

‘Picasso Your Stress’

The UTRGV Counseling Center will host “Picasso Your Stress” from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 5 in the Student Union on the Edinburg campus. Students will be able to paint their stress away before finals. Materials will be provided.For more information, call 665-2574.

‘Food Insecurity Forum’

UTRGV will host its annual Food Insecurity Forum, which will feature Jeremy Everett, director of Baylor University’s Hunger Initiative, who will talk about “Hunger and Resilient Food Systems in the RGV” from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. April 7 in the International Trade and Technology Building room 1.102 on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call the Office of Student Accessibility Services at 665-7005.

Bowling Tournament

The STEMS Mentor Club will host its fifth annual Bowling Tournament from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 9 in the Galaxy Bowling Center, 3451 Pablo Kisel Blvd. in Brownsville. The fee is $25 per person for four-player teams. Each team will receive three games, shoe rentals, a plate of Southwest Nachos and a pitcher of its preferred soft drink. Drawings will be conducted throughout the tournament and prizes for first-, second- and third-place winners. For more information, call Elizabeth Alanis, event coordinator, at 466-6370 or Martha Ruiz, event co-coordinator, at 466-5872.

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.

Action Summit

The Texas Say What! program, in partnership with the Hidalgo County Tobacco Prevention & Control Coalition, will host its annual regional Action Summit April 16 at the McAllen Convention Center, 700 Convention Center Blvd. The event seeks to engage local youth in promoting tobacco prevention efforts and learning leadership skills and strategy. For more information, call 787-0004.

Volunteers needed

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 gradcollege@utrgv.edu.

Peace of Mind Yoga

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.

Meetings

Social-confidence group

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.

G.A.L.S.

A group therapy session for women by women, 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.

LGBTQ Group

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

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