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NEWS ARCHIVES

  • TAMIU’s Dr. Cardona-López Receives Peruvian Award for Lifelong Contribution to Literature.
  •  The launch of the TAMIU KLRN Studio.
  •  The MPA program ranked No. 31 among the Top 50 Online Master’s Degrees in Public Administration 2015 category.
  • Beginning January 2015, COAS will split the Department of Engineering, Mathematics, and Physics into two units:  the School of Engineering and the Department of Mathematics and PhysicsDr. Rohitha Goonatilake will chair the Department of Mathematics and Physics and Dr. Guillermo Dominguez will be the Director of the School of Engineering.  Dr. Dominguez holds a Ph.D. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Southern California and has a lifetime of experience teaching petroleum engineering, working in the industry, and contributing to public energy policy.
  • Beginning January 2015, COAS adds a new graduate program -- the Master of Arts in Communication. Contact Dr. Jose Carlos Lozano (956-326-3117) for additional details.
  • Congratulations to Dr. Manuel Broncano for being awarded the title of Regents Professor by the Texas A&M System Board of Regents at its last meeting in 2014!  Dr. Broncano joins Dr. Thompson and Dr. Mitchell as current TAMIU Regents Professors. 
  • The Master of Public Administration (MPA) program received NASPAA accreditation this past year. 
  • COAS graduates earn competitive salaries! According to data published by Collegemeasures.org graduates of COAS undergraduate and graduate programs make initial salaries comparative to graduates from other Texas universities.  In fact, English and math majors from TAMIU earn more than similar graduates from any other Texas public university! 
  • What is the value of a liberal arts education from COAS?   According to a recent survey of employers, graduates with liberal arts degrees are among the most sought after new hires.  Of all the job skills most coveted by employers, communication skills continue to rank at the very top of the list, followed by critical thinking skills, and the ability to work collaboratively -- all, of course, skills emphasized in a liberal arts curriculum.  Read more about it:  Millennial Hiring Highlights.  See also the Employer Survey sponsored by the Association of American Colleges & Universities.  Read as well the answer given by deans from across the nation:  Conference of Colleges of Arts & Sciences' Statement on Liberal Education