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Prof who started COM Cinco de Mayo celebration to retire - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

December 21, 2014

Prof who started COM Cinco de Mayo celebration to retire

Posted: Sunday, May 4, 2014 12:20 am | Updated: 11:21 am, Mon Dec 15, 2014.

TEXAS CITY — From his wallet, Manuel Urbina pulls out his “Pancho Villa money.”

It’s a 25-cent bank note the Mexican revolutionary Francisco Villa had printed in 1913 to help pay for his cause, said Urbina, a professor of history, Spanish and government at College of the Mainland for the past 47 years.

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