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Rep. Henry Cuellar to Announce Acceptance of Laredo Student to West Point

Date(s): 4/24/2015

10:00 am

United High School Library 2811 United Avenue
Isidro Alaniz, Jr., from United High School, was accepted to the service academy

Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) will announce that United High School student Isidro Alaniz, Jr., son of Isidro “Chilo” and Elia Alaniz, was recently accepted into the United States Military Academy at West Point on Friday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m. at United High School.

Each year, Congressman Cuellar provides service academy nominations as one step in the military academies’ application process. Nominees must participate in a lengthy review process that evaluates their academic history, leadership skills, extracurricular activities and personal accomplishments. Final acceptance decisions are made by the service academy.

WHO:
Congressman Henry Cuellar, United ISD Superintendent Roberto Santos, United High Principal Albert Aleman, West Point Academy State Coordinator Capt. C. J. Burgin, Sister Rosemary Welsh, Dean of the United High Engineering & Technology Magnet School Angelica Sanchez and others.
WHAT:
Congressman Henry Cuellar will announce the acceptance of United High School student Isidro Alaniz, Jr., and congratulate him on his acceptance into the U.S. Military Academy at West Point

WHEN:
Friday, April 24 at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:
United High School Library, 2811 United Avenue, Laredo, Texas 78045

http://www.kgns.tv/community/events/300791071.html | 300791071

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Formal Announcement of Early College High School Program at L.B.J. High School

Date(s): 4/28/2015

1:30 pm

L.B.J. High School Library 5626 Cielito Lindo Blvd.
WHO: United Independent School District (UISD)
LBJ High School and Laredo Community College

WHAT: Formal Announcement of Early College High School Program at L.B.J. High School

WHEN: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 @ 1:30 p.m.

WHERE: L.B.J. High School Library, 5626 Cielito Lindo Blvd.

ADDITIONAL INFO:

On April 6, 2015, the Texas Education Agency (T.E.A.) approved UISD’s application to launch the Districts’ first Early College High School, in conjunction with Laredo Community College at the L.B.J. high school campus.

The early college model will allow students to receive an Associate’s Degree upon completing 60 hours of college credit. Students will also have the opportunity to earn a technical certificate from the program.

The goal of early college high school is to provide students with rigorous curriculum and personal experiences that will prepare them to succeed at the college and university level.

The program will be implemented during the 2015-2016 school year.
For more information, please call Yesenia Sandoval, Dean of Early College at L.B.J. High School at 473- 5289.

http://www.kgns.tv/community/events/298617911.html | 298617911

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Rep. Cuellar to Announce Affiliation Agreement Between TAMIU and AFAZ

Date(s): 4/6/2015

11:00 am

Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library Colonade Texas A&M International University, 5201 University Blvd
Rep. Cuellar to Announce Affiliation Agreement Between TAMIU and AFAZ
Agreement will allow for collaborative educational programs between institutions

LAREDO, Texas – Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX28) and Dr. Ray M. Keck III, president of Texas A&M International University (TAMIU), will announce an affiliation agreement for collaborative educational programs between the university and the Assembly of Friends of Azerbaijan (AFAZ) on Monday, April 6 at 11 a.m. at the TAMIU Killam Library.

WHO:
Congressman Henry Cuellar, TAMIU President Dr. Ray M. Keck III, AFAZ President Kemal Okusuz

WHAT:
Congressman Henry Cuellar will announce the signing of an affiliation agreement with TAMIU and AFAZ for collaborative education programs between these two institutions.

WHEN:
Monday, April 6, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

WHERE:
Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library Colonade, Texas A&M International University, 5201 University Blvd. Laredo, TX 78041

http://www.kgns.tv/community/events/274666271.html | 274666271

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IBC Bank Keynote Speaker Series: "The Next America: Boomers, Millennials, and the Looming Generational Showdown"

Date(s): 10/15/2014

7:30 pm

TAMIU, 5201 University Blvd., Student Center Ballroom, Laredo, TX
The America of the early 21st Century is undergoing two unprecedented demographic changes simultaneously: our population is becoming majority non-white at the same time a record share is going gray. These transformations have created a society in which young and old don't look, vote or think alike -- putting pressure on everything from our politics and families to our entitlement programs and social cohesion.

Please join us for our International Bank of Commerce Keynote Speaker Series presentation featuring Paul Taylor, Senior Fellow at the Pew Research Center in Washington, D.C.

This event is free and open to the public. Translation services (English to Spanish) will be available.
Amy Palacios, 956-326-2820, cswht@tamiu.edu

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United Way To Announce Fundraiser Concert Details

Date(s): 9/10/2014

10:00 am

United Way Office located 1815 E. Hillside Road
WHO:

United Way Board members and members of the Special Events Committee



WHAT:

Press conference and photo opportunity to announce the 2nd Annual Caring, Loving, Giving Concert details

WHEN:
September 10th at 10:00 a.m.

WHERE:
United Way Office located at 1815 E. Hillside Road

ADDITIONAL:
The Spazmatics will return to Laredo to play at United Way’s 2nd Annual Caring Loving Giving Concert on September 27th at 8:00 p.m. at the Laredo Civic Center Ballroom. Sneaky Downs will open for the group. 80’s attire will be welcomed.
For more information contact the United Way Office at (956) 712-9113.

http://www.kgns.tv/community/events/262911301.html | 262911301

Voz de Ninos Training

Date(s): 6/28/2014

7:00 pm

902 East Calton Road, Laredo, Texas 78041; ACCION,TX
Free training will cover material to assist in volunteering to help foster youth. Must be 21 years or older to attend, must have clear background.
Alexis Herrera, 956-727-8691, alexis@vozdeninos.org

http://www.kgns.tv/community/events/255641471.html | 255641471

TAMIU announces historic launch of The Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies

Date(s): 4/21/2014

2:00 pm

TAMIU: Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center (2nd floor)
TAMIU Announces Historic Launch of The Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies

What:
Historic Launch of The Texas Academy of International and STEM Studies at Texas A&M International University

When and Where:
Monday, April 21, at 2 p.m., Senator Judith Zaffirini Student Success Center (2nd floor)

Why:
State Senator Judith Zaffirini as well as Dr. Gladys Keene, regional dean of the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio’s Laredo campus, and TAMIU officials will be present for the announcement.

Of Significance:
Enabled by legislation authored by Senator Zaffirini and approved by the 79th Texas Legislature, the Academy, housed at TAMIU, will offer an accelerated curriculum for academically gifted and highly motivated junior and senior high school students with a special focus on the STEM fields and international Studies. The Academy project partner will include the University of Texas Health Science Center of San Antonio’s Laredo campus.
For more information:
Please contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services, at 326.2180.
On-site contact: Mika Akikuni, associate director of marketing.

http://www.kgns.tv/community/events/250973581.html | 250973581

Laredo Next Generation Rotary Club to announce honorees for Heroes Event

Date(s): 3/25/2014

2:00 pm

United ISD Central Office Boardroom 201 Lindenwood Drive
WHO:

Next Generation Rotary Club Members
Hero Award Honorees

WHAT:

Announcement of honorees for upcoming Heroes Awards

WHEN:

March 25, 2014 at 2:00 p.m.


WHERE:

United ISD Central Office Boardroom located at 201 Lindenwood Drive


ADDITIONAL:

This honor is given by the organization to those who exemplify the motto of service above self.
Roger C. Rocha, Jr.
956-286-3333

http://www.kgns.tv/community/events/249933871.html | 249933871

TAMIU Foundation Golf Tournament Announcement

Date(s): 3/17/2014

10:30 am

City Hall Council Chambers
Texas A&M University Foundation Golf Tournament Announcement
First ever local golf tournament fundraiser

WHO: 12th Man Kick-Off Team Foundation
Dan Leyendecker, President
SPECIAL GUEST: Coach Jackie Sherrill
Laredo A&M Club (Invited)



WHAT: Press conference announcing details of first ever Rio Grande Golf

Classic Tournament



WHEN & Monday, March 17, 2014 10:30 a.m.

WHERE: City Hall, Council Chambers, 1110 Houston ST.



WHY: Come find out the details of this first ever local golf tournament

fundraiser for the foundation from one of Aggieland’s most storied and celebrated football coaches

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