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A&M-Texarkana to Host Mathematics Competition

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the College for Business, Engineering, and Technology are set to host the university’s annual mathematics competition on November 17, 2018. The event was created to support and recognize achievement in high school mathematics. Any student enrolled in one of the following courses during the 2018-2019 school year is eligible to participate:
• Algebra I
• Geometry
• Algebra II
• Trig/PreCalculus
• Calculus
Registration for the competition closes November 12. Schools interested in joining should contact Natalie Fuentes at 903.334.6694 or natalie.fuentes@tamut.edu for more information.


A&M-Texarkana to host Safe Space Workshops

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana will be providing two Safe Space training workshops this Thursday and Friday for faculty, staff, and students. The studios will be Thursday, November 8 from 1:00 pm -5:00 pm and Friday, November 9 from 9:00 am until 1:00 pm in Room 114 of the Patterson Student Center.

The Campus Pride Safe Space Program is a nationally recognized program that provides training and signage for institutions committed to supporting LGBTQ students. A Safe Space Program is one of the measures of a supportive campus on the Campus Pride Index. The workshops are being conducted by Shane Windmeyer of Campus Pride.

This event is for TAMUT faculty, staff, and students only, but media members are welcome to cover the program.

PLACE is a faculty-led program designed to create a community of learners comprised of A&M-Texarkana students, faculty, staff and the community at large. PLACE chooses an annual theme around which to organize a lecture series and other activities that provide focal points for learning and discussion. This year’s theme is “Gender Issues.”

For more information, contact Dr. Angie Sikorski, PLACE chair, at asikorski@tamut.edu and visit the PLACE website at www.tamut.edu/PLACE.


A&M-Texarkana PATH Program Features Keynote Speaker Leonard King

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Personal Achievement Through Help (PATH) program will be presenting its first PATHMAKER speaker on November 9, 2018, at 6:30 pm in Eagle Hall. The program will feature keynote speaker Leonard King, grandson of legendary guitarist B.B. King, discussing his personal experiences and accomplishments from throughout his life.

The PATH Program is a mentorship program for African-American males and is designed to encourage and support students through guidance and engagement to enhance academic and personal success. Program benefits include:

• Annual scholarship worth $1,000
• Intensive mentorship
• Career development and networking education
• Financial literacy skills training
• Leadership and communication development

For more information on the PATH program, including how to become a PATH Mentor, contact Doneyne Smith at doneyne.smith@tamut.edu.


A&M-Texarkana Hosts Master Gardeners Event

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Bowie County Master Gardeners will present a program titled “Pruning Tips and Techniques” on Monday, November 12, 2018. The class will be from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm in the University Center Room 232. The course is free and open to the public.

The Program is being presented by Clay Wingfield, Program Horticulture Technician at the University of Arkansas SW Research and Extension Center in Hope, Arkansas. Clay will share his extensive knowledge and answer questions about pruning, an essential gardening skill. Pruning correctly and at the proper time of year can encourage healthy growth, increased flowering, and overall better-looking plants, trees, and shrubs.


A&M-Texarkana Hosts November TSO Chamber Concert Series

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra will be holding the third concert of the 2018 series Monday (Nov 12) at 6:30 pm. The show will be held in the Tri-State Iron & Metal Atrium on the 3rd floor of the University Center. The concert will feature two works by Johannes Brahms, the Violin Sonata No. 1 in G Major, op.78 and the Piano Quartet in G Minor, op. 25.

The concert will feature musicians Kiril Laskarov, violin, Tze-ying Wu, viola, Ethan Young, cello, and Tatiana Roitman, piano. The TSO’s Chamber Concert Series at A&M-Texarkana is presented free of charge and is open to the public.

Advanced reserved seating is available through the TSO office (or the night of the concert), for $20 per show or $80 for the full season. The concert is underwritten, in part, by the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra, Texas A&M University—Texarkana, Debbie and Mike Malek, and the Bobbie A. Atkinson Foundation. Additional concerts will be held on January 14, 2019, and April 29, 2019.