Sor Juana Festival
The Sor Juana Festival, which celebrates Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz’s legacy of intellect, arts and music, takes place from 3 to 5 p.m. Wednesday on the Chapel lawn on the Edinburg campus. The event is part of UTRGV’s observance of Hispanic Heritage Month. For more information, call the Student Union at 665-7989.
Child advocate training
The Young Center for Immigrant Children’s Rights will conduct training Saturday and Sunday for volunteers to serve as child advocates for unaccompanied immigrant children in immigration detention. The training will take place at 402 S. F St., Suite 2B, in Harlingen. For more information, call the center at 230-1850 or email hkesslertheyoungcenter.org.
The UTRGV Counseling Center and the Collegiate Recovery Program will sponsor the Recovery Walkathon at 11 a.m. Sept. 29 on the Student Union lawn on the Brownsville campus. Registration is free and will take place at 10 a.m. The first 25 students to sign up for the walkathon will receive a $5 gift card. For more information, call Jorge A. Muñoz, counseling specialist, at 882-3896.
Career Week Fall 2015
The UTRGV Career Center will sponsor Career Week Fall 2015 today through Friday in a series of expositions from the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU), Procter & Gamble, Workforce Solutions, PricewaterhouseCoopers and the Office of the Comptroller Currency to learn about internship and full-time opportunities. For a schedule of events, visit the center’s Facebook page at facebook.com/utrgvcareercenter or call the center at 665-2243 in Edinburg and at 882-5627 in Brownsville.
HR for Small Business
The UTRGV Small Business Development Center will conduct a free conference on employment processes from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Greater Mission Chamber of Commerce, located at 202 W. Tom Landry St. in Mission. Pre-registration is required. To sign up for the workshop, call the chamber at 585-2727.
–Compiled by Mario Gonzalez