Tag: UTRGV

UTRGV Facing Accreditation Visit this Week to Determine Probation Status

  This week, The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley is expected to receive a visit from the National Accrediting Agency, Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges regarding the 12 month suspension that was given to the University. In December 2016, UTRGV was notified it was being put on probation. According to the University, the reason for the probationary status was due to the complexity of a transition that involved the University of Texas at Brownsville which is now part of UTRGV and Texas Southmost College, the separate accreditation of TSC and the formation of UTRGV....

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Local Students React to UT Stabbing

EDINBURG (KFXV) — Students at a local university react to the fatal stabbing at UT main campus in Austin this Monday. FOX NEWS also spoke to UTRGV police who say they offer a unique training for students and staff. Students at UTRGV say they feel rather safe on campus – but concerned that an incident like the fatal stabbing in Austin could take place here.   This UTRGV student says he doesn’t know what motivated 21-year-old, Kendrex White to allegedly use a hunter’s knife to fatally stab one student and injure three other at the University of Texas main...

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Arrest made in UTRGV Robberies

Edinburg (KFXV) – UTRGV Police arrested 17 year old after being identified as the prime suspect in committing a series of robberies at the University’s education complex. Police determined Richard Fletcher is the person responsible for stealing on four additional occasions in the same building. He faces five counts of robbery with an imposed Bond of $20,000. University Police say the stolen items have been recovered, but the investigation is ongoing. Authorities are now urging the community to report any suspicious or criminal activity at 665-7151 and in Cameron County the number is...

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UTRGV Theft Suspect Arrested

EDINBURG (KFXV) — UTRGV police confirm that a suspect has been arrested in relation to a theft at the education building at the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. According to authorities, law enforcement determined that this suspect is also the person responsible for thefts in four other cases in the same building. Officers tonight, are urging the university community for assistance.   If you have more information about these crimes or other incidents, contact UTRGV police at...

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UTRGV Police Searching for Suspect in Break-In

EDINBURG (KFXV) — Authorities at UTRGV are searching for a man captured on surveillance cameras, entering to an office on campus. Officials claim that the man intended to commit a robbery. The incident occurred near midnight in the education building area, a university employee called the police to report a man who had entered into his office and tried to open the desktop and archives drawers. No information has been released whether or not the man took anything of value. The suspect is described between 18 and 21 years, slim, and has curly hair. If you have information regarding...

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