Free flu shots
UTRGV Health Services staff will administer free flu shots to the campus community from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at its clinics, located at 613 N. Sugar Rd. in Edinburg and in Cortez Hall 237 in Brownsville. For more information, call 665-2511 or 882-7643.
The UTRGV Counseling Center and the Collegiate Recovery Program will sponsor the Recovery Walkathon at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Student Union in Brownsville and at 11 a.m., 11:30 a.m., noon and 12:30 p.m. at the Student Union in Edinburg. Registration is free and will take place at 10 a.m. The first 25 students to register will receive a $5 gift card. For more information, call Jorge A. Muñoz, counseling specialist, at 882-3896.
Coffee with Cops
Coffee with Cops, an event to learn campus safety tips, ask questions and get to know the officers on campus, will take place from 7:30 to 9 a.m.Tuesday at the Student Union Commons in Edinburg. The UTRGV Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities will host the event. For more information, call the UTRGV Police Department at 665-7151 or Student Rights and Responsibilities at 665-5375.
Latinos in America
Student Involvement will sponsor a trivia event, titled “Latinos in America: Celebrating our Diversity” to break stereotypes while discovering the diversity of Latinos around the world. The event will take place from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the University Ballroom on the Edinburg campus and from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in the Student Union’s Gran Salón in Brownsville. For more information, call Student Involvement at 665-2660.
U Central closed Wednesday
The offices of Admissions, Financial Aid and Registrar’s (U Central) will be closed Wednesday, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Brownsville and from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Edinburg. For more information, call U Central at (888) 882-4026.
Soledad O’Brien: ‘Latinos in America’
CNN journalist Soledad O’Brien will bring her “I am Latino in America” tour to UTRGV from 7 to 9 p.m. Oct. 5 in the Performing Arts Center in Edinburg. For more information, call Student Involvement at 665-2660.
‘Writing Chicana History’
Tejana feminist historian Antonia Castañeda will present a lecture titled “Writing Chicana History,” which focuses on her recently published book, “The Three Decades of Engendering History: Selected Works of Antonia I. Castañeda” and the state of Chicana/Latina studies. Castañeda will speak from 1:40 to 2:55 p.m. and from 4:40 to 7:10 p.m. Oct. 6 in Education Complex 3.204 on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call the Mexican American Studies Program at
–Compiled by Mario Gonzalez