The NAMM Foundation Awards National String Project Consortium (NSPC) $40,000 Grant to Support 5 Emerging String Project Sites across United States Grant will help the NSPC bolster programs that train college students to become tomorrow’s string teachers and give youth the opportunity to play a stringed instrument in El Paso, Texas; Hattiesburg, Mississippi; Highland Heights, Kentucky,Forest Grove, Oregon; and Brookings, South Dakota. Read more here..
Heather Mawson, a senior studio art student at The University of Texas at El Paso, has been selected as a recipient of the 2016 University of Texas System Regents’ Outstanding Student Awards in Arts and Humanities. Two students were selected for the honor from the UT System’s eight academic institutions from a number of nominations in the 2-D and 3-D categories. Read more about her outstanding achievement here..
The College of Liberal Arts is proud to announce the Tom Lea Research Fellowship Program, named for the nationally-known artist and author whose work graced the Paso del Norte region and many national venues. The award has been established by Donald and Adair Margo, distinguished citizens of El Paso, who are dedicated to an appreciation of the art and culture of our region. Adair Margo is President of the Tom Lea Institute. Plead read more here...
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