Toss for Luck
UTRGV students, faculty and staff are invited to toss coins into the university’s water fountains today through Friday at the Main Water Fountain in Brownsville and at the Chapel of the Lord Fountain in Edinburg. Mobile water fountains will also be stationed at some Best Week Ever events. For more information, call 665-2660 in Edinburg and 882-5111 in Brownsville.
Active shooter training
The UTRGV Police Department will offer a training workshop for the campus community on how to respond in an active shooter situation from 1 to 5 p.m. today in Cortez Hall 118 on the Brownsville campus. Register online at www.utrgv.edu/training.
Free photo key chains
Students can get a free key chain with their photo on it from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Student Union Commons on the Edinburg campus and at the same time Thursday in the Main Courtyard in Brownsville. The event is sponsored by the Campus Programming Board.
Picnic with the President
Meet UTRGV President Guy Bailey and his administration team during Picnic with the President, scheduled from11:45 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. Tuesday on the Student Union lawn in Brownsville and at the same time Thursday at the Quad in Edinburg. There will be free food, music and games. For more information, call 665-2660 in Edinburg or 882-5111 in Brownsville.
University departments, area merchants, student organizations and community service agencies will gather from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Student Union lawn on the Brownsville campus to welcome students back to school. Refreshments will be served. In Edinburg, The Stomp will take place at the same time Thursday on the Quad/HPE 1 parking. For more information, call 665-2660 in Edinburg or 882-5111 in Brownsville.
The Campus Programming Board will offer carnival food, obstacle courses and other games to celebrate the new academic year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Student Union lawn in Brownsville and from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Quad in Edinburg. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free aguas frescas
Members of the Baptist Student Ministry at UTRGV will provide free aguas frescas from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Chapel Lawn 1 on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call 383-7491.
International Meet and Greet
International and domestic students are invited to the UTRGV Office of Global Engagement’s International Meet and Greet from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the University Center Circle in Edinburg. In Brownsville, the event will take place at the same time Thursday in the Main Courtyard. The celebration will include a parade of flags, music, food and prizes. For more information, email email@example.com.
First Anniversary Celebration
UTRGV will host its First Anniversary Celebration from noon to 1 p.m. in the Quad in Edinburg. In Brownsville, the event will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. in El Gran Patio. For more information, call 665-2660 in Edinburg or 882-5111 in Brownsville.
Veterans and their dependents are invited to a barbecue hosted by the Military and Service Success Center from noon to 2 p.m. on the Student Union lawn in Brownsville. In Edinburg, the event will take place from noon to 2 p.m. Friday at the University Center. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘Orange Out’ game
The UTRGV Vaqueros will face off against the Presbyterian College Blue Hose in the “Orange Out” soccer game from 6 to 9 p.m. in the UTRGV Soccer and Track & Field Complex in Edinburg. Bring five non-perishable food items to receive free admission, or bring 10 non-perishable items to receive free admission and a T-shirt.
–Compiled by Monika Garza