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September 2005

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Welcome to Texas A&M International University Alumni Association’s Monthly E-Newsletter! This is the official on-line source for news about alumni leaders in our communities. We invite you to learn more about the TAMIU Alumni Association.


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Patty Canseco '01

Alumni Relations Director


                                      Alums in the News!


Priscilla San Miguel '04

will coach the

LBJ Volleyball Team

Jesus Valdez '01

will coach the

LBJ Boys and Girls Golf Teams

Benjamin "Benny" Cabello '99

will coach the

LBJ Boys Track Team

Donald Hill '94

Longtime teacher at

United High School

will coach the

Boys and Girls

Cross Country Teams at UHS

His daughter Trisha is a current

TAMIU student.


Jose S. Flores '02

and Araceli Gonzalez Flores

were married on March 23, 2005.

Currently, he is the Head tennis Coach at

LBJ High School


Learn More About

Your Benefits as a Member of the TAMIU Alumni Association.



For information,

click on the link.


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A Window's

View of TAMIU!

Take a virtual tour of the University!

Arch at the Killam Library



The TAMIU Walk of Fame is located on the Green near the water fountain.  Leave your mark at TAMIU. Purchase a brick to be placed in the Walk of Fame.


Moved? Married?

New Baby?

Mrs. Frank E. Chamberlain


  Keep your address current with the TAMIU Alumni Association. Please send us photos to share with the TAMIU family!

To update your information, please click here TAMIU Alumni Update Form

Read the

Prism Magazine

on Line!

Cover of Prism Spring 05 Issue

Jerry and Cristina Alva


Jerry Alva '01, Associate Director for the Office of Recruitment & School Relations and Cristina Novoa-Barraza '05 were married in the Breezeway of the Killam Building on July 23, 2005.

First Baby Announcement

Given to the

TAMIU Alumni Association

Baby Greg Salinas

Greg was born July 7th.  He

weighted 7 lbs and was 18.5 in long. 

Congratulations to

Greg and Priscilla Salinas '95, '97

Engagement Announcement

Jessica Pena and Victor Hugo Alvarado '04

Jessica Pena and Victor Hugo Alvarado '04 were married on August 6, 2005. Victor received a BSN in 2004 and is currently working as a registered nurse.  Jessica is employed as an associate attorney at Alvarez, Notzon & Gutierrez, LLP.


Wedding Bells Are Ringing!

Connie Tobias and Jesus Martinez

Connie Tobias married Jesus Martinez on August 13th.  Connie received BA in 2003 and currently employed with Cynthia Ellis,

CPA in McAllen.  

Ramon Juarez

Ramon T. Juarez received his BBA in 1986 and is employed as the assistant port director for the Port of Laredo under the U. S. Customs and Border Protection Department of Homeland Security. 

Recently, he was honored by the United Way of Laredo as volunteer of the week.  He is active with the Laredo Development Foundation, the Webb County International Trade Committee, San Martin de Porres Catholic Church and Alexander High School. 



Christina Grace Trevino '99

Christina Grace Trevino

will marry Michael David Dancause. 

Their wedding is scheduled for

November 5, 2005.


Erika Christina Aguero, '04 and Ricardo Olivares will marry in October 2005

Erika Christina Aguero and Ricardo Olivares

Ana Yvette Garza-de Leon



Anna Yvette Garza-de Leon, one of our recent DD Hachar Honors Scholarship Recipients graduated this May.  Yvette surprised her family by completing her degree in 3 years.  She received her BSEED and will be teaching 4th grade at Fasken Elementary.

Oscar H. Garza

Oscar H. Garza received his BBA in 1977.  He is a retired former assistant chief patrol agent for the U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U. S. Border Patrol in the Laredo Sector.  Garza also served in the U.S. Army. 

Currently, he serves on the board of directors for Laredo Medical Center, Laredo Federal Credit Union, Laredo Elderly Services, and Mexican Consul's Instituto Cultural de Laredo.

Humberto Cardenas, Jr.

Humberto Cardenas, Jr. BA 99 received his MA from the Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi on May 14, 2005.

Elisa Cuellar Alvarado


Elisa Cuellar Alvarado '01 graduated June 4th

from the University of Texas Medical Branch

in Galveston.  She is currently living in

Pasadena, CA pursuing her residency

at Huntington Hospital.

Who Was Your Favorite Faculty Member

at LSU, Texas A&I-Laredo, TAMIU?

Do you have a funny, sweet or poignant story to share about your favorite professor?  Send your "Faculty Memory," along with your full name (including maiden name) and year of graduation, to alumni@tamiu.edu.  We will share these faculty memories in future editions of TAMIU Alumni E-News.

How did TAMIU Make a

Difference in Your Life?

We're looking for stories to be used in publication, to share with prospective student and parents and others in the TAMIU community.  In 200 words or less, describe how your education and experience at TAMIU shaped your professional life.  Please submit your story to alumni@tamiu.edu.  Be sure to include your full name (including maiden name) and year of graduation. If your story is selected, it will be used in print publications and/or on our web site, and we'll contact you for a photo.

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