Tag Archives: Support Youth and Families

5 Reasons Arlington’s Aging Well Expo is a Must-Attend Event

Arlington’s Aging Well Expo offers residents the opportunity to learn more about the services and programs that are available for housing, volunteerism and their overall health. This free community event, scheduled from 9 a. m. to 2 p. m. Feb. 21 at the Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center, will allow participants the…

UTA Spotlight: Students Learn Latin Dance Through Mavs Movimiento Group

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 include: The newest organization on campus,…

Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library Seeking Book Donations

Is a “Tale of Two Cities” taking up valuable space on your bookshelf? Are you ready to pass along your copy of last year’s fiction best seller? If so, you should consider donating your unwanted books to benefit the Arlington Public Library. The Friends and Foundation of the Arlington Public Library…

Ask Arlington: 2019 Aging Well Expo at Esports Stadium Arlington & Expo Center

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. This week’s show features Kelly Geer with Arlington Parks and Recreation to answer questions about the City’s upcoming Aging Well Expo from 9 a. m. to 2 p. m. Thursday, Feb. 21 at the Esports…

UTA’s Record-Breaking Enrollment Growth Continues

The University of Texas at Arlington’s record-setting growth continued with 43,939 students this spring, based on numbers reported to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Enrollment for Spring 2019 is 2.36 percent higher than the previous Spring semester, and marks a 28 percent increase over the last five years. With total global…

More than 100 MISD Student-Athletes Participate in National Signing Day

Mansfield ISD’s National Signing Day event celebrated the 109 student-athletes who earned scholarships and committed to continue playing their sport at the collegiate level. National Signing Day is held on the first Wednesday in February. It has traditionally been the first day that a high school senior can sign a binding…

UTA Achieves Important Benchmark Toward Texas Tier One Status

Dereje Agonafer, a UTA professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering.

Dr. Dereje Agonafer, Jenkins Garrett Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Engineering – and is one of only two faculty at universities in Texas selected this year. Membership in the National Academy…

Annual Dream Makers Gala at UTA Aims to Help Future Nurses

The University of Texas at Arlington’s College of Nursing and Health Innovation, the largest producer of bachelor’s degree-prepared nurses in Texas, is hosting its second annual fundraising Dream Makers Gala. Every penny raised will go toward the scholarships. Since its inception in 2002, the college’s Dream Makers Scholarship Program has raised…

Winners Announced in 18th Annual Arlington Animal Essay Contest

Congratulations to each and every 2019 Arlington Animal Essay Contest winner and to all that participated in this year’s contest!Wood Elementary school succeeded in capturing all the sixth-grade awards. Imogene Gideon Elementary (MISD) had four winners – with two fourth grade and two third grade students penning winning essays. Mary…

More than 60 Students Dream Big at the 2019 AISD National Signing Day

Arlington ISD held its annual district-wide National Signing Day ceremony today for students who have signed or will sign with a college athletic program. More than 60 students representing all six AISD high schools signed national letters of intent in nine different sports, as they prepare to take their athletic dreams to…