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January - February 2006


Welcome to Texas A&M International University Office of Alumni Relations' Monthly E-Newsletter! This is the official on-line source for news about alumni leaders in our communities.

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Patty McBain '01, '05

Director of Alumni Relations







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Articles courtesy of the Office of Public Relations, Marketing & Information Services.

TAMIU Announces Spring 2006
Young Artists Community Program

Enroll your child in Texas A&M International University’s 2006 Spring Young Artists Community Program and give them the opportunity to practice self-discipline and diligence while learning to play an instrument, sing or explore music. Classes are available for beginners and intermediate students ages four to 14.

Dr. Gilberto D. Soto, associate professor and coordinator of the Young Artist Music Community Program said the program offers children remarkable exposure to the world of music.

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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.

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New Shows Debut at
TAMIU Planetarium

Travel to the year 2053 or have an out of this world experience at the Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) Lamar Bruni Vergara Planetarium. New shows premiere Jan. 13 and 14.

Microcosm — The Adventure Within takes audiences to the Center of Miniaturized Medicine in the year 2053 and travels from the base of the eye to the interior of the heart. Viewers “shrink” to the size of a microbe and are injected into a patient who suffers from an infection from a mysterious virus. Audiences will gather clues the virus has left bend as they race to save the patient. This roller-coaster ride through the body debuts Friday, Jan. 13 at 7 p.m.

Techno, rave and trance music and digital animation enthusiasts shouldn’t miss enTRANCEd. This new entertainment show, which premieres Saturday, Jan. 14 at 8 p.m., combines digital animation, laser beam work and live-performed visual effects inside the LBV Planetarium’s 45-foot dome. Fashioned to a combination of modern and classic examples of techno, rave and trance styles, this is a music experience for club music lovers and anyone who likes a visual dancing experience.

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Lamar Bruni Vergara Science Center Link to Website

Offers weekly sky shows..

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TAMIU Graduates 450+ in
Fall Commencement Exercises

David E. Vermilyea Director of International Student Services gives the All perfect sigh to all international students.

David E. Vermilyea, right, Director of International Student Services,

gives the "all perfect" sign to an international student. 

Araceli Marie Cadena addresses her classmates and  their families and friends.   

Araceli Marie Cadena, distinguished Student Scholar, addresses her classmates and their families and friends.





Gustavo Lopez and Seema Rocha help each other with their cap and gown while waiting for the ceremonies to begin.


Gustavo Lopez and Seema Rocha help

each other with their cap and gown while

waiting for the ceremonies to begin.




Hats off to the Grads!

More than 450 candidates for graduation from Texas A&M International University met at the University Green on Sunday morning for

commencement exercises ont he institution's 25th anniversary. 

Ceremonies were postponed 24 hours due to inclement weather. 

Despite a postponement because of inclement weather, thousands attended Texas A&M International University's Fall Commencement Exercises on Sunday.  Over 450 candidates for graduation participated in the ceremonies.

The Distinguished Student Scholar address was provided by Araceli Marie Cadena. The University's first ROTC Cadet to be commissioned, Second Lieutenant Zuleika Sanchez of the US Army, was also presented.

Colleges and their respective candidates for graduate degrees are as follows:

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