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Texas A&M University-Kingsville honors Lucio family




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The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents has approved the renaming of University Village on the campus of Texas A&M University-Kingsville to the Eduardo and Josefa Lucio Hall in recognition of the family’s long history of service.

The Lucio family patriarch, Eduardo Lucio, left behind a legacy of civic service that his family continues to exemplify today. His son, Eddie Lucio Jr., celebrated 25 years as a Texas legislator in 2012, and his grandson, Eddie Lucio III, is also a state representative.

Forced to drop out of high school due to the Great Depression and World War II, Lucio returned to graduate from Brownsville High School in May 1949. Two years later, Lucio obtained his associate degree in business from Texas Southmost College. Shortly after, Lucio enrolled in the College of Arts and Industries in Kingsville, but withdrew from classes to provide for his growing family. He passed his desire to learn to his 10 children, nine of whom received bachelor’s degrees and three who received master’s degrees; four are A&M-Kingsville alumni.

“He instilled in his children a deep respect for education and a strong desire to serve the community,” said Steven Tallant, president of Texas A&M University-Kingsville. “This is exactly what we are working to achieve at A&M-Kingsville.”

The newly named university village is a 210,000-square-foot co-ed residence hall and is one of the most-requested halls on campus.
 

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