‘Dessert and Dialogue’
UTRGV’s Strategic Planning Committee will conduct interactive sessions in which students will learn about the recently formed subcommittees during the “Dessert Dialogue” from 2 to 4 p.m. today in the Ballroom on the Edinburg campus and from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the PlainsCapital Bank Gran Salón on the Brownsville campus. There will be a discussion after to provide feedback. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, call the Office of the Provost at 882-8978.
Students are invited to enjoy free food, music, games and door prizes during the Breakfast Wrangler, scheduled from 8 to 11 p.m. Tuesday in the PlainsCapital Bank Gran Salón on the Brownsville campus and Thursday in the Student Union Commons in Edinburg. For more information, call 665-7989.
The movie “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” will be screened at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Casa Bella Stomping Grounds on the Brownsville campus and in the Student Union Theater on the Edinburg campus. Students are encouraged to dress up as Star Wars characters for the occasion. For more information, call 665-7989 or 882-5111.
Graduate College Information Session
A Graduate College Information Session is planned for students who are interested in the master’s or doctoral programs that the university offers. Admission requirements, financial aid and scholarship information will be given by a graduate recruiter. The sessions on the Brownsville campus will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday and Sunday in Sabal Hall 1.104. For more information, call 882-6552 for Brownsville and 665-3661 for Edinburg.
‘A Night of Ballet & Spanish Dance’
The UTRGV Ballet Company will present “A Night of Ballet & Spanish Dance” at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the UTRGV Performing Arts Complex (PAC) on the Edinburg campus. Tickets are available at the PAC box office one hour before the performances. General admission is $5. For more information, call 665-2230.
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.
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.
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 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.
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