University Will Phone Home Next Week Feb. 2005

University Will Phone Home Next Week


Alumni of Texas A&M International University and its forebears, Laredo State University and Texas A&I University at Laredo, will be getting a call from their alma mater next week.

The University is conducting its "All 4 TAMIU Phonathon," part of its annual giving campaign that raises funds for student scholarships, on Feb. 7, 8 and 9 from 5:45 - 8:45 p.m.

Current students, many of whom receive TAMIU scholarships, will be making the calls to former students, explained Patty Canseco, TAMIU director of alumni relations.

"Our student volunteers will be calling former students with the hope of encouraging participation in the 'All 4 TAMIU Campaign.' Over 80% of our students benefit from our scholarship program and we are eager to help more students. At the same time, the alumni we contact can update their files to help them keep in touch with their university," Canseco explained.

Persons needing more information or who are interested in volunteering for the "All 4 TAMIU Phonathon" can contact Canseco at 326.2175.

University office hours are from 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu