Category Archives: Education

UTA Spotlight: The University of Texas at Arlington Celebrates 122nd Birthday

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: The University of Texas at Arlington celebrates…

Value of Water Contest Draws Entries from More Than 500 Arlington Students

suppoArlington students showed their appreciation for water this fall in Arlington Water Utilities’ Value of Water coloring contest. More than 500 elementary school-aged kids entered the competition by completing the sentence “Because I have water, I can …” with an illustration. The entries demonstrated students are aware of how much…

University of Texas at Arlington Launches Bike-Share Program

The University of Texas at Arlington has launched a new bike-sharing program for the campus community in UTA University Center Mall. The program strengthens the University’s commitment to sustainability and enabling the modern megacity.UTA Bike Share will allow Maverick students to cruise to class on forty Zagster 8 bikes, located at seven…

UTA Spotlight: NFL Player Michael Sam Was Keynote Speaker During Pride Week 2017

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This week’s stories: NFL player Michael Sam, a keynote speaker…

UTA Receives $1.3 Million Grant to Continue Veteran Success Program

The U. S. Department of Education awarded a five-year, $1.3 million grant to The University of Texas at Arlington to renew funding for the University’s highly successful Veterans Upward Bound program. Veterans Upward Bound is an effort to improve college readiness and degree completion for those who served active duty in the…

GM Arlington Awards $100,000 in Grants in Support of STEM Education

General Motors Arlington Assembly awarded more than $100,000 in grants Thursday to local organizations and school districts that are investing in educational initiatives for youth, especially in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.“Thank you to these organizations for your dedication to enriching our community through STEM-focused initiatives,” said Raul…

UTA Spotlight: Ramen Noodles, Competitive Video Games and Smartphone Updates

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This  week’s stories: Students discuss the positives and negatives  of…

Mansfield ISD Celebrates Opening of Anderson Elementary, Jerry Knight STEM Academy

The Mansfield Independent School District held dedication ceremonies on Saturday for the new Charlotte Anderson Elementary School and The Jerry Knight STEM Academy. Charlotte Anderson Elementary School is the last of five elementary schools to be rebuilt under MISD’s 2011 bond package. The two-story school uses Mansfield ISD’s newest elementary prototype providing…

UTA Spotlight: Students Make Muddy Memorial During Annual Oozeball Tournament

Greetings from The American Dream City! Be sure to tune into the newest installment of UTA Spotlight, a weekly news update featuring broadcasting students reporting on events, projects, announcements and other key news and happenings on the university campus and around Arlington. This  week’s stories: To help people affected by Hurricane Harvey,…

Arlington Eats: Tarrant County College’s Culinary Arts Program

Come along for a mouthwatering ride and catch The American Dream City’s cultural diversity and unique cuisine with Arlington Eats on MyArlingtonTV. In this month’s edition of Arlington Eats, host Andrew Tanielian visits Tarrant County College’s Culinary Arts Program at the Southeast Campus in The American Dream City. The program is designed…