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Athletics Kickoff

Our athletic season will Kick-Off on Saturday, August 27 when we host "The First Basin Kickoff Extravaganza". Featuring a 5k run/walk, kids punt pass and kick contest, car show, kids sports games, West Texas football legends reception*, cookout dinner, pep rally, and much more. *Must be a Falcon Athletic Club member or purchase tickets at the door to attend Legends Reception.

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Welcome Dr. Hijal-Moghrabi

Dr. Hijal-Moghrabi is originally from Lebanon and was born and grew up in Beirut. She attended the American University of Beirut and received both a bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Public Administration. She was appointed as a Chief of Bureau/Financial Controller in the Lebanese Ministry of Finance. Seeking new horizons, she joined the PhD program at UT Dallas in Fall 2010 and graduated in May 2015 with a doctoral degree in Public Affairs.

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Honors Program Voter Registration

Please help the UTPB Honors Program with their 2016 Teamwork project by registering to vote at either one of our Voter Registration Days or by clicking the "More about voter registration" link below and using one Turbo Vote links. Turbo Vote is part of a Democracy Works grant which will assist you with voter registration and will send you e-mail and text message reminders for upcoming elections both locally and nationally!

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Dr. Watts to Step Down as President

After serving 15 years leading The University of Texas of the Permian Basin and overseeing a period of unprecedented growth and evolution, Dr. W. David Watts announced in the annual fall convocation held on campus today, that he had submitted his resignation as president, effective August 31, 2017. “Working together, I think we have accomplished things that no one, perhaps not even ourselves thought possible,” he said in his message.

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Football Season Tickets

Season and individual tickets are on sale now. Season tickets are available for purchase until the season opener for $50 and individual tickets are available for $12. Games include the team’s first ever game September 3rd against Sul Ross, the Lone Star Conference opener September 17th against West Texas A&M, and homecoming October 8th against Eastern New Mexico.

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UTPB Maintains AACSB Accreditation

The College of Business and Engineering has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International. AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting. AACSB Accreditation has been earned by less than five percent of the world’s business programs.

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Upcoming Events

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Student Orientation & Registration

Your success is our priority. Our Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR) Program is designed to facilitate your academic and social transition to UTPB. We’ll teach you what it means to be a Falcon and make sure that you are actively engaged in your college experience. Remember, our dedicated team of staff and students are here to help you and your family. Feel free to call us at 432-552-2651 with any questions you have about SOAR.

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Personal & Affordable Quality!

With an estimated enrollment of 6,200 students, the faculty know you by name and care about your success. Along with the UT System reputation and nationally accredited programs, UTPB offers state-of-the art facilities and that quality adds to your success while you are here and after you graduate. UTPB has the lowest tuition in Texas at the university level with opportunities for academic scholarship and financial aid.

UTPB Football

UTPB's First Football Game

The UTPB Falcons Football team will face their first opponent Sul Ross 7 p.m. Sept. 3 at Ratliff Stadium located in Odessa, TX. Season tickets as well as individual game tickets are now available for purchase.

UTPB Football vs. Sul Ross is closer than you think:

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Make sure you come out and support your UTPB Falcons Football Team!