Universidad de Puerto Rico en Arecibo
|Latin: Universitatis Portoricensis|
|Colegio Regional de Arecibo (CRA)|
Colegio Universitario Tecnológico de Arecibo (CUTA)
|President||Nivia A. Fernández Hernández|
|Rector||Dr. Carlos A. Andújar Rojas|
|Colors||Yellow, White and Black|
|Mascots||The Wolves (male and female)|
The University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo (UPRA or UPR-Arecibo) is a public college in Arecibo, Puerto Rico. It is part of the University of Puerto Rico. UPR-Arecibo was previously the "Colegio Regional de Arecibo" (Arecibo Regional College) and "Colegio Universitario Tecnológico de Arecibo" (Arecibo Technological University College) with the acronyms "CRA" and "CUTA".
The college is located in the north of the island, next to the largest pharmaceutical and biotechnology complex in the Caribbean, the second largest radio telescope in the world and agricultural areas of intense commercial activity. It is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
UPRA offers Associate and Baccalaureate Degrees. Unique programs on this campus of the University of Puerto Rico include:
- Bachelor of Science in Microbiology
- Bachelor of Social Science with concentration in Industrial Organizational Psychology
- Bachelor of Social Science with concentration in Latin American Studies (includes Latin American Studies Center and agreements with institutions in Latin America)
- Bachelor of Industrial Chemical Process Technology
- Associate Degree in Veterinary Technology.
- Bachelor of Business Administration including Accounting, Finance, Marketing and Management degrees.
UPRA is the alma mater of many communications professionals currently working in local and international media and independent producers who graduated from the Bachelor of Communication program ("Tele-Radial").
The University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo has two fraternities, members of the Inter-Fraternity Council of Puerto Rico.
- Phi Omega Sigma
- Phi Sigma Alpha
- Suheill Michelle Urdaz Montano, radio reporter at SuperK 106.
- Normando Valentín, news reporter, anchor and journalist at WAPA-TV
- Asociaciones - UPRA.edu
- "Egresados-Confiesan-Upra". Noticias.universia.pr. Retrieved 2010-08-13.