Close
 
 
 

Philanthropic support of UTPA plays a vital role in continuing excellence for our University. With the support of our friends and alumni we can become an even greater institution. We believe in giving back, and with the help of your gift, UTPA can continue to influence lives for generations to come.

You can choose how you want to designate your donation – an endowment for students, faculty or your favorite program; campus improvements; outreach programs; or any one of UTPA’s leading areas of research. Thank you for your interest and involvement in UTPA.

Portrait of Philanthropy

Communities in Schools Makes an Impact that Will Last

Communities in Schools Makes an Impact that Will Last
For twenty-three years, David "Gus" Kennedy has served as the Director of Communities in Schools of Hidalgo County and calls the experience an adventure. For over two decades he and his team have targeted at-risk students across the county, pushing them toward graduation and lowering high school dropout rates across the region. To encourage not only their high school graduation but college enrollment as well, CIS has distributed countless individual scholarships to deserving students enrolled in their program every year. This year, CIS made the decision to endow a $100,000 scholarship fund with The University of Texas-Pan American, yielding a more effective and accountable system that will ensure their students are going to college.

 

Read the full story

Current News

Make a gift
There are many ways to support UTPA’s students, faculty and future with your philanthropy. Your support can benefit any college, program or scholarship of your choice.

 

Photo Gallery
Photo Gallery
UTPA’s vast network of supporters embraces a strong culture of philanthropy. Take a look at the many opportunities our University community has had to engage with our supporters.

 

University Scholars
University Scholars
The University Scholars Tiered Scholarship Program offers opportunities for our most dedicated students to reach new heights and provide them with the tools to be successful in life.

 

President's Circle
President's Circle
A “circle” of very special friends dedicated to ensuring a bright future for UTPA, while giving the gift of education to the many talented students who choose to study here.

 

Donor Stories
Donor Stories
Every day we see the impact gifts make to the University. We see it in the achievements of our students and faculty, and in the growth of our campus. Every day, your gifts are at work.

 

Office of Development
The University of Texas-Pan American

1201 W. University Drive, ITT 1.210
Edinburg, TX 78539
(956) 665-5301
Contact Us