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Letty Fernandez Named 2016 Top Hand

When Letty Fernandez helped found the Texas Exes Brownsville Chapter more than 30 years ago, she never imagined she would someday win the Jack Harbin Top Hand Award....


Oscar Casares to Valley Longhorns: “You’ll Take the Best of This World and Find Another”

The Rio Grande Valley and Austin are separated by 350 miles, a six-hour drive, and a culture gap that can feel even wider. For UT students from the Valley, making...


Longhorns Past, Present, and Future

Juliet Garcia, PhD ’76, Life Member, Distinguished Alumna, hooks ’em with her granddaughter, Julieta Rico, at the UT Brownsville Commencement on Saturday, May...


A Most Poignant Farewell

This article originally appeared in The Monitor. This is the season of high emotion for parents of college-bound kids. It’s a joyous moment in which we are filled...


Two Longhorn Legends in Brownsville

Hector Ruiz, BS ’68, MS ’70, and Juliet Garcia, PhD ’76, Life Members, hooked ’em at the Dec. 15 commencement ceremony of UT-Brownsville and Texas Southmost...


UT Grad Brings Hollywood to the Rio Grande Valley

Rio Grande Valley native Rene Rhi’s film Bordando la Frontera is almost as Texan as he is. Set in Texas’ Rio Grande Valley, the 27-minute Bordando la Frontera...


Brownsville Chapter’s Waiter Challenge Is Biggest, Best Ever

In 1999, Texas Exes Brownsville Chapter board member Letty Fernandez and a few UT and A&M alums were reminiscing about their college days. “We all loved...


President Powers Gets Horns Up With Brownsville Students

UT President Bill Powers visited with soon-to-be students Aug. 2 at the Texas Exes Brownsville Chapter Student Send-Off. Photo by Letty Fernandez

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