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Marfa 4-H’ers gearing up for Inland to the Gulf

Marfa 4-H’ers gearing up for Inland to the Gulf

June 27th, 2013

4-H members take a field trip to the Big Bend National Park in the fall of 2012.

MARFA – Marfa 4-H is gearing up for the “Inland to the Gulf” Field Trip the week of July 8-12.

The trip is the culmination of a 7-month learning module about water quality and quantity that was …

Free summer art classes for area students at Chinati

June 27th, 2013

MARFA – All area students ages 5–13 are invited to Chinati for the museum’s annual summer art program.

Classes for ages 5–8 will be held Monday through Friday, July 15–19, from 10am – 12pm. Classes for ages 9–13 will be held Monday through Friday, July 22–26, from 10am – 12pm.

Parents are asked to register their student …

Marfa Live Arts leads theater camp for students

Marfa Live Arts leads theater camp for students

June 27th, 2013

MARFA – Ten Marfa students completed a two-week theater camp, which was part of Marfa IDS’s Summer Shake-Up. Marfa Live Arts instructors Jennie Lyn Hamilton and Ellie Kenworth led the camp.

From left, Ruben Watts, Zachary Gomez, Brooks Marginot, Catching Marginot, Christie DeNizio, Bryan Torres, Random Murry, Ellie Kenworth, Nia Gallegos, Isabella Morelos, …

Memoir writing class offered fall semester at Sul Ross

June 27th, 2013

ALPINE – Dr. Barney Nelson, local author and retired Sul Ross State University faculty member, will offer a memoir writing class during Fall Semester 2013.

The class will meet in an intensive week-end format on September 7-8, October 5-6 and 26-27, and November 16-17. Weekend classes meet from 9am-5pm on Saturdays and 8am-noon on Sundays. Respective …

Sul Ross to offer welding certification classes

June 27th, 2013

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University will offer basic American Welding Society (AWS) certification classes beginning Fall Semester 2013.

Classes in fuel and arc welding for AWS certification will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6-9pm beginning Thursday, August 29 in the Industrial Technology Department at Sul Ross. Ray Bullock, who recently retired as welding technology …

McNair scholar seeks to develop exercise regimen for quarter horses

McNair scholar seeks to develop exercise regimen for quarter horses

June 27th, 2013

By STEVE LANG

SRSU News and Publications

ALPINE – Katie Savage’s interest in a better exercise regimen for her quarter horses evolved into a McNair Program research project and stimulus for a career path.

(photo by STEVE LANG) Arena sprint – Sul Ross student Katie Savage sprints her quarter horse, Cross, as part of …

Sul Ross, SWTJC agreement benefits wildlife students

Sul Ross, SWTJC agreement benefits wildlife students

June 27th, 2013

By Laura Nelson

Media Relations/Outreach,

Rio Grande College

Students will benefit from an articulation agreement signed Friday by Sul Ross State University (SRSU) and Southwest Texas Junior College (SWTJC) officials and the agreement also solidifies an existing relationship between the two in the area of wildlife management education.

(photo by Laura Nelson, Rio Grande College) Wildlife …

Most members of the of PHS Class of 2013 are College-Bound

Most members of the of PHS Class of 2013 are College-Bound

June 20th, 2013

PRESIDIO – 82% of the Presidio High School Class of 2013 are college-bound, according to school counselor, John Ferguson who is responsible for sending final transcripts to colleges and universities seniors plan on attending this summer or fall. 72 of the 89 graduates who walked across the stage at commencement have plans to continue their …

Odessa College – Big Bend to offer continuing education summer session in July

June 20th, 2013

ALPINE – Odessa College has scheduled a brief summer program in adult continuing education for the Tri-County region. This four-week offering will run from July 9 through August 8, with six classes running concurrently, according to Jim McDonald, Big Bend Coordinator for OC. All classes will be taught by local educators and professionals who are …

Emergency preparedness meeting rescheduled for June 13 at Sul Ross

June 20th, 2013

ALPINE – The emergency preparedness program, originally scheduled Thursday, June 6 at Sul Ross State University, has been postponed to Thursday, June 13.

The 7pm meeting, open to the general public, will be held in the Lobo Village Community Room in the Residential Living Main Office. The program will be hosted by the Residential Living Department.

Program …

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