‘Our Journeys, Our Stories’ Ends Saturday at TAMIU

‘Our Journeys, Our Stories’ Exhibition
at TAMIU Attracts Thousands, Ends May 12

Over 4,000 Laredoans and visitors have had a chance to learn about a future president, a revered labor leader and a Nobel-Prize-winning chemist by experiencing “Our Journeys, Our Stories: Portraits of Latino Achievement,” a special exhibition closing Saturday, May 12 at Texas A&M International University's Student Center.

The Exhibition, developed by the Smithsonian Latino Center, is open to the public and free of charge. Viewing is possible thru Saturday from 8 a.m. - 9 p.m. daily. The Exhibition has proven especially popular with TAMIU students, as well as local high school students.

The Exhibition includes narratives and portraits of 24 individuals and one extended family that provide a look at the experiences of U.S. Latinos who have made significant contributions to American life.

The exhibition, its national tour and related programs are made possible by Ford Motor Company Fund. Ford Motor Company Fund has also provided support for the exhibition's presentation in Laredo and for related education programs scheduled at TAMIU and in its service community.

In addition, the Exhibition features the portraits of some of the University's most accomplished Hispanic Alumni and outlines their contributions to their home community and beyond.

For additional information, contact the TAMIU Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at 956.326.2180, visit offices in the Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library room 268, click on tamiu.edu or e-mail prmis@tamiu.edu

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 Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu