‘Finding a Faculty Mentor’
The Office of Engaged Scholarship & Learning invites undergraduate students to attend the “Finding a Faculty Mentor” workshop, which will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in Academic Services Building 1.106 in Edinburg and in the Main Building’s Salón Cassia on the Brownsville campus. Register online to attend the free event at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/finding-a-faculty-mentor-tickets-18832348060. For more information and accommodations, call the office at 665-3461 in Edinburg or 882-4300 in Brownsville.
‘Writing Chicana History’
Tejana feminist historian Antonia Castañeda will present a lecture titled “Writing Chicana History” from 1:40 to 2:55 p.m. and from 4:40 to 7:10 p.m. Tuesday in Education Complex 3.204 on the Edinburg campus. The lecture 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. For more information, call the Mexican American Studies Program at 665-3212.
Student/Employer Networking Social
The UTRGV Career Center will host a networking social for students to receive career guidance from employers. The social will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Student Union Commons on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call the center at 665-2243.
Advertising Internship Info
The Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) invites juniors, seniors and graduate students to its information session, scheduled from noon to 1 p.m. in ARHU 161 and from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday the Student Union’s Palmetto room on the Edinburg campus. For more information, email MAIP campus ambassador Carlos Molina at firstname.lastname@example.org.
United Union LGBTQ
The Student Union invites students to attend the Lesbian, Gay Bisexual, Transgender and Queer outreach event at noon Thursday in the Student Union Commons on the Edinburg campus. The event will provide educational and networking opportunities for LGBTQ members of the UTRGV community and all departments and organizations are invited to participate.
For more information, call the union at 665-7979.
The Student Union will host Union Con, a cosplay convention for UTRGV students, from noon to 2 p.m. Friday in the Student Union Commons on the Edinburg campus. For more information, call the union at 665-7979.
Salsa Dance Workshop
The Brownsville Society for the Performing Arts will host a professional salsa dance workshop from 10:30 a.m. to 1:50 p.m. Oct. 11 at Market Square, located on Adams Street between 11th and 12th streets in downtown Brownsville. Admission is free. For more information, email Omar Oropeza, artistic director at Klave FX Latin Dance Co., at email@example.com or call 455-2027.
–Compiled by Mario Gonzalez