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Adelante Tejas faculty development workshop at Sul Ross

July 26th, 2013

ALPINE – Adelante Tejas will sponsor a faculty development workshop on analytical methods and undergraduate research Monday-Friday,

July 29-Aug. 2 at Sul Ross State University.

Workshops and luncheon lectures will range from Scanning Electron Microscope courses to podcasting and  STEM (Science, Technology,

Engineering and Math) advising lectures. Faculty and staff from Sul Ross and San Antonio College will …

Chinati hosts summer art class closing party

Chinati hosts summer art class closing party

July 26th, 2013

Students age 9-13 work on their 35mm film.

MARFA – Everyone’s invited to the Chinati Foundation on Friday, August 26 from 11:30am – 12:30pm to celebrate another great year of summer art classes.

Stop by the ArtLab to see paintings, drawings, sculpture, and animated films created over the past two weeks by talented young …

Sul Ross offers alternative sites for motorcycle safety course

July 19th, 2013

ALPINE – Due to construction of the new field house at Jackson Field, the adjacent parking lot, used for the monthly motorcycle safety course, will be closed for the next three to four months.

Sul Ross State University has offered the use of several alternative sites to conduct the safety course during the construction period.

“We recognize …

Sul Ross offers GED testing; format to change in 2014

July 19th, 2013

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University offers the GED high school equivalency test every month on the last Thursday and Friday.

Persons who are in the process of earning GED certificates and have not yet passed all the tests have until the end of this year to do so. Incomplete or insufficient GED scores from the …

McNair scholar Blomquist studies links of saxophone, folk music

McNair scholar Blomquist studies links of saxophone, folk music

July 19th, 2013


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ALPINE – A love of saxophone music piqued Sul Ross State University student Rebecca Blomquist’s interest in its origin.

Rebecca Blomquist

While preparing for her senior saxophone recital, Blomquist decided to study the history behind the sound.

Blomquist, Granger, has undertaken a McNair Program research project, “The Evolution of Folk Music …

MHS quartet attends robotics conference

MHS quartet attends robotics conference

July 19th, 2013

MARFA – The Marfa High School Robotics team competed in the 2013 Global Conference on Education Robotics this past week in Norman, Oklahoma.

Graduating seniors Eileen Cordova, Karina Olvera, George Salgado and sophomore Isaiah Martinez were accompanied by Superintendent Andrew Peters. Benjie Rosaldo, science teacher and robotics coach, had a family commitment.

Students presented a conference paper, …

Cattle raisers to host free educational sessions and ranch gathering

July 19th, 2013

LUBBOCK – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Friday, July 19, at the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock.

Registration begins at 5:30pm followed by a complimentary beef dinner. The center is located at 3121 Fourth Street.

“TSCRA ranch gatherings are a time for ranchers to get together and discuss …

Rio Grande Mine Co. starts training class

Rio Grande Mine Co. starts training class

July 19th, 2013

PRESIDIO – The Rio Grande Mining Co. (RGMC) in partnership with the Presidio Independent School District started a new Underground Miners training class on July 8. This class was developed to recruit students from our local area. Students will have an opportunity to learn not only from class time but from hands-on experience as well.

Leadership Big Bend prepares area’s future leaders; applications accepted now

July 18th, 2013

FAR WEST TEXAS – The August 15 deadline for applications for the 2014 class of Leadership Big Bend is approaching.  Individuals and organizations that wish to promote the development of our future leaders are encouraged to nominate candidates for participation in this 15-year-old program.

The mission of Leadership Big Bend is simply to develop leaders for …

Students sought for border intern program

July 12th, 2013


Presidio ISD

PRESIDIO – With summer in full swing, Presidio ISD’s T-STEM Internship Program presents local students, ages 13-18, with a fun-filled learning experience. The two-week program, which is now in its second year of existence, runs from July 8 through 19 and will once again feature two unique agencies that have a significant …

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