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Bronc Homecoming 2014
  • Shirt Sale $6 at Payments & Collections 2/23 thru 2/27 8am-5pm
  • Homecoming Parade & Spirit Rally, 2/24- 12pm from HPE1 to Quad
  • Movie Under the Stars:Big Hero 6, Tuesday, 2/24 7pm UTPA Quad
  • Let's Tailgate, Saturday, February 25, 5-7 pm, Fieldhouse Parking Lot
  • Bronc Homecoming 2015 - Men's Basketball Game - UTPA vs. New Mexico State Univeristy at 7pm, UTPA Fieldhouse

February 23-March 1, 2015

SUNDAY, February 22

Color Me Bronc

Window painting & sheet decorating

All student organizations are invited to participate and all must be in current good standing with The Office of Student Involvement.
Deadline to sign up is Wednesday, February 18th. Windows are distributed on a first come first serve basis. Windows must be completely painted by Sunday, February 22nd 10:00 p.m.
Judging will take place on Monday, February 23rd. Windows will be judged based on best showcase of UTPA Bronc Spirit, creativity and design.

Sign up at https://utpa.collegiatelink.net/form/start/60913

  • 1st Place: will receive a $150 credit to Sodexo Dining Services
  • 2nd Place: $100 Sodexo credit
  • 3rd Place: $75 Sodexo credit

 

Date of Event: Sunday, February 22, 2015
Location of Event: Student Union
Time of Event: 4:00 pm

MONDAY, February 23

Homecoming T-Shirt Sale

Don’t miss out on the last UTPA shirt of the year!
Sale begins on Monday, February 23rd at 8 AM at Payments & Collections. T-shirts will be $6 each.
Limited Quantity, Available while supplies last!

Date of Event: Monday, February 23, 2015
Location of Event: Payments & Collections
Time of Event: 8:00 am

SAILESH the Hypnotist

The future of live entertainment and comedic hypnosis is here... and his name is SAILESH! SAILESH has built his unique brand with the art of live entertainment to bring you one wondrous show. Performing 5 to 6 shows every week around the USA, Canada, and Europe, SAILESH has been dubbed by many from around the world as the World's Best Hypnotist. His live performances have been described as a cross between the best frat party you've ever been to and a live concert. SAILESH's show takes audience members on a fantastical journey using hypnosis, improvisation, music and interactivity to create a whole lot of laughter and fun. For more information, email upb@utpa.edu.

Date of Event: Monday, February 23, 2015
Location of Event: Student Union Theater
Time of Event: 7:00 pm

TUESDAY, February 24

Homecoming Parade & Spirit Rally

Participate or spectate! All student organizations, departments and partners of the university are invited to display Bronc pride by decorating a golf cart, bicycle, wagon or other creative means of transportation.

The deadline to register on BroncLink is Friday, February 20. Visit the Dean of Students page, under the form titled "2015 UTPA Homecoming Parade Registration." https://utpa.collegiatelink.net/form/start/59893
Prizes will be awarded to the best department, student organization and the “Go Green” award for a non-motorized entry. The parade will end with a Spirit Rally on the Quad.

For more information, please call (956) 665-2260 or email dos@utpa.edu.

Date of Event: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time of Event: 12:00 pm
Participants: UTPA Quad

Movie Under The Stars: Big Hero 6

Bring your own blanket and lawn chair and relax under the stars. Featuring Blockbuster hit: Big Hero 6

Date of Event: Tuesday, February 24, 2014
Location of Event: UTPA Quad
Time of Event: 7:00 pm

WEDNESDAY, February 25

DIY UTPA Spirit Buttons & Bracelets

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 25, 2015
Location of Event: Student Union Commons
Time of Event: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Thursday , February 26

Picture Selfie With Bucky

Date of Event: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Location of Event: Student Union Commons
Time of Event: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Women’s Tennis vs. TAMUCC

Date of Event: Thursday, February 26, 2014
Location of Event: Orville Cox Tennis Center
Time of Event: 2:00 pm

 

Bronc Olympics

Come and cheer on your favorite Student Organization as they battle out to be #1 at the Bronc Olympics, while enjoying music, activities and food. If you are not part of a Student Organization grab a group of friends, get your face painted, pie an RA and participate in the scavenger hunt. Bronc Bucks will be awarded to winning team. This event is brought to you by Residence Housing Association and the University Program Board.

Date of Event: Thursday, February 26, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Quad
Time of Event:6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, February 27

Women’s Tennis vs. Incarnate Word

Date of Event: Friday, February 27, 2015
Location of Event: Orville Cox Tennis Center
Time of Event: 1:00 p.m.

Homecoming Ball

Date of Event: Friday, February 27, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Ballroom
Time of Event: 8:00 pm

UTPA Baseball vs. Lamar University

Date of Event: Friday, February 27, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Baseball Stadium
Time of Event: 7:00 pm

Saturday, February 28

Parent & Family Association Meetings

Date of Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Location of Event: Student Union
Time of Event: 10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

UTPA Baseball vs. Lamar University

Date of Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Baseball Stadium
Time of Event: 2:00 pm

Homecoming Tailgate

Join us for what is sure to be one of the liveliest and fun times on campus, the Bronc Madness Tailgate. The party will include lots of family fun before the start of the men's basketball game at 7 p.m. Join us for a Fajita Cook-off, Horse Show, Live Music and Games for the entire family. To show off your grilling skills, contact the Office of Residence Life at (956) 665-3439.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Fieldhouse Parking Lot
Time of Event: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

UTPA vs. New Mexico State University

Date of Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Fieldhouse
Time of Event: 7:00 pm

Join UTPA Alumni & Friends at these upcoming events!

For more information or special accommodations for these and other events, contact us at alumni@utpa.edu or (956) 665-2500.

HOMECOMING HOTEL PACKAGE

Hotel accommodations are available at a discounted Bronc Alumni rate.

Holiday Inn Express
205 West Nolana Loop, Pharr,Texas
(956) 259-7829

Double occupancy $99.00
Single occupancy $94.00
February 26, 27, 28, checking out March 1st.
Code name for special rate is "Bronc Country."

FRIDAY, February 27

UTPA Alumni Ball

It’s time to tip our hats and celebrate our final year as UT Pan American. Join us as we honor our 2015 Pillars of Success

Date of Event: Friday, February 27, 2015
Location of Event: Boggus Ford Events Center (formerly Pharr Events Center) | 3000 N. Cage, Pharr, TX
Attire: Boots, bling, and black tie (optional)
Time of Event: 6:30 pm – Midnight
Details: www.UTPA.edu/alumniball
Registration: https://bronccountry.utpa.edu/alumniball

UTPA Baseball vs. Lamar University & Student Athlete Alumni Mixer

Date of Event: Friday, February 27, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Baseball Stadium
Time of Event: 7:00 pm
Details: www.UTPA.edu/alumniball

SATURDAY, February 28

UTPA Athletics Hall of Fame Luncheon

Alumni interested in attending may contact the Athletics office at (956) 665-2205 for ticket information and/or special accommodations.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Ballroom">Map
Time of Event: 11:00 am

UTPA ALUMNI CHAPTER BREAKFAST

Get to know your fellow UTPA Alumni Association Board of Directors and Chapter members from across the state over a cup of coffee and breakfast treats.

Come and hear from UT Pan American President, Ad Interim, Havidán Rodriguez and Alumni Association President, Sally Fraustro Guerra.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Location of Event: Alumni Center | 2402 S. Closner, Edinburg, TX | Map
Time of Event: 8:00 am - 10 am

UTPA ALUMNI & FRIENDS Estate Planning Brunch

Estate planning is really life planning. People in all stages of life who want to plan ahead for themselves, their loved ones and the causes they hold dear are invited to join.
Guest Speaker: Bill Ellis, Jr., UTPA Foundation Board member and board certified estate planning and probate law attorney.

Advance registration is kindly requested. There is no cost to attend.
To RSVP, for special accommodations or more information, please call 956/665-5301.

Date of Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA International Trade and Technology Building
Time of Event: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

HOMECOMING TAILGATE

Join all Broncs for this annual festivity of food, fajitas and fun!

Date of Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Field house parking lot
Time of Event:5 pm - 7:00 pm

UTPA VS. NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY

Come cheer on our student basketball athletes as they honor our Bronc legacy! #WePlayForYou

Date of Event: Saturday, February 28, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA Field house parking lot
Time of Event:5 pm - 7:00 pm

SUNDAY, March 1st

Class Of 1965: 50+ Class Reunion Brunch

Let’s Celebrate the Good Old Bronc Days!

Make plans to come home to Bronc Country for this intimate gathering of old and new friends. Reminisce with former classmates about the good ol’ days at Edinburg Junior College and Pan Am. Celebrate the pinning ceremony and induction of the 50-plus Club members.

To receive your complimentary ticket, please call the UTPA Office of Alumni Relations at (956) 665-2500 or reply by email at alumni@utpa.edu. RSVP requested

Date of Event: Sunday, March 1, 2015
Location of Event: UTPA International Trade and Technology Building
Time of Event: 10:30 am
Attire: Business casual

MARCH events

WESTERN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE (WAC) BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT

Here’s your chance to support Broncs Athletics and enjoy some time away in Sin City! Learn more about tournament packages and hotel discounts on the Strip.

Date of Event: March 11-14, 2015
Location of Event: Orleans Arena | 4500 W Tropicana Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89103
Location of Hotel: Monte Carlo Resort & Casino | 3770 Las Vegas Blvd. South, Las Vegas, NV 89109