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Friday, December 19, 2008

Watch UTB-TSC's Graduation Ceremony Live!

Check out tomorrow's live Webcast of UTB-TSC's 14th Annual Winter Commencement Ceremony.

Graduation starts at 9 a.m. Saturday at the Cardenas Hall South Lawn.

Click here.

More than 1,000 students are eligible to walk the stage.

The number of students graduating includes those who finished in August. Graduates will be receiving certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees.

Rosalinda Olivares, Juan J. Mendoza and Cesar Garcia will earn the very first Master of Arts in History, and Nazul Grimaldo will receive the first Master of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies in Computer Science.

Dr. Ruben Gallegos, the 2008 UTB-TSC Distinguished Alumnus, will speak to the graduates.

Born into a large family in El Calavoz, Gallegos began his college education at Texas Southmost College and earned an Associate in Arts degree in 1957. He went on to receive a master’s degree and education doctorate from East Texas State University.

Gallegos helped lead school districts in Brownsville, Dallas and Edinburg before his retirement in 1993. He also heads an international education agency that works with undocumented children who are apprehended by immigration officials

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