TAMIU Zapata Classes Start Monday
Posted: 6/2/11

TAMIU Zapata
Classes Begin Monday

There’s something new in Zapata this summer -- Texas A&M International University will offer college credit classes in Zapata during the 2011 Summer Session, June 6 through July 7.

Two classes, American National Government and Introduction to Sociology will be taught by TAMIU adjunct faculty, David M. Brown, J.D. and Cruz C. Torres, Ph.D. at the new Zapata County Advanced Education Center, located at Highway 83 and 7th street across from the Zapata County Court House.

Dr. Brown, who is also the new Dean of the Zapata County Advanced Education Center, said he is pleased with the community’s response and support for higher education.

“Starting this summer, Zapata, Texas, will become a college town,” Brown said.

He credits the efforts of elected county officials and TAMIU working together to develop a viable University curriculum for the community.

“Both recent graduates and students who want to come back to school can now take advantage of the remarkable resources of Texas A&M International University and The Texas A&M University System right here in Zapata,” Brown said.

Successful class offering is contingent upon sufficient enrollment, so interested students are encouraged to register early. During Summer Session, students are allowed to take one or two classes, but no more than two, as classes are concentrated into four weeks.

For more information or help completing the online application and class registration process, Dr. Brown can be reached at (956) 765-9815 or at his office on thesecond floor of the Zapata County Court House.

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