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2014-03-13 16:21:27

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi continued its preparations to be fully operational as one of only six federal test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) with another series of test flight missions this week over South Texas ranchland. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120502/DC99584LOGO Researchers have been conducting missions twice a day with the University's RS-16 unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), and...

2014-02-10 12:21:50

Non-profit Receives CITGO Gift Cards to Help it Serve Foster Children in the Region CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Jan. 29, representatives from the CITGO Corpus Christi Refinery and local CITGO Marketer Texas Star awarded the Foster Angels of South Texas Foundation $5,000 in CITGO Gift Cards. The non-profit was a Fueling Good Project winner for its work improving the lives of foster children in South Texas. (Photo:...

2014-02-03 12:29:28

Local organization announces increase in registered donors and lives saved through donation SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A record 436 people received life-saving organ transplants in 2013 thanks to 119 selfless donors in Central and South Texas according to Texas Organ Sharing Alliance (TOSA). 25% of the donors chose to give the Gift of Life by registering online or when they renewed their Driver's License. (Logo:...

2014-01-28 08:22:36

Association Will Promote Safety Groups to Thousands of Attendees at Massive Eagle Ford Shale Expo LONGVIEW, Texas, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Texas Oil and Gas Association (TxOGA) is the newest industry partner to exhibit at the 2014 South Texas Oilfield Expo, taking place July 9-10, 2014 in San Antonio, TX. After attending the 2013 South Texas Oilfield Expo, TxOGA reserved an exhibitor space for the 2014 show to promote their Oil and Gas Safety Groups to thousands of...

2013-12-30 12:20:15

Video: http://youtu.be/Pygs5sswvqE CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas, Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texas has been named a test site for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), based on a statewide proposal led by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120502/DC99584LOGO) "We are proud to be a part of this historic moment in aviation history," said Dr. Flavius...

2013-11-27 23:01:14

Turf Feeding Systems just launched a Sustainability program for McAllen Texas to reduce water use and improve the quality of their parks, sports fields and green spaces. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 McAllen Texas is a city with over 50 parks in the tropical region of South Texas and is a favorite winter retreat for the snow bird vacationers from the north. Their parks, sports fields and green spaces are important, but they are faced with water quality and maintenance cost...

2013-11-12 23:33:53

Dr. Pineda was one of a handful of faculty invited to attend the MSKUS Cadaver Course in Norfolk, Va., to share important skills in musculoskeletal ultrasound guidance San Antonio TX (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 South Texas Arthritis Care Center lead physician Dr. Emily Pineda is back at her practice after attending a continuing education course in musculoskeletal sonography as one of only a handful of invited faculty at the MSKUS Cadaver Course in Norfolk, Va., Oct. 18 and 19. The course...

2013-10-30 23:01:30

Today, South Texas Veterans Health Care System, (Veterans Health Administration) was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in America. Only four acute care hospitals in San Antonio made the list and only one VA hospital in Texas made it. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) October 30, 2013 Today, South Texas Veterans Health Care System was named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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