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Sul Ross geology reunion slated for February 17-19

February 9th, 2017

ALPINE – Former Sul Ross State University geology students and faculty members will return to campus Feb. 17-19 for a first-ever reunion.

Events will include a lecture on Apollo astronaut field training in the Big Bend, campus tour, barbeque supper and social hour, field trip, Hancock Hill hike and farewell brunch.

Activities will begin at 2pm Friday, …

Alpine, Terlingua students on Sam Houston State University dean’s list

February 9th, 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Texas – Cody Willard of Alpine and Katherine Elmore of Terlingua have been named to the Dean’s List of Academic Honors at Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas.

They are undergraduates who have achieved a grade point average of at least 3.5 out of a perfect 4.0 in all work attempted while enrolled in …

February 10 registration deadline for February 18 Hall of Honor banquet

February 9th, 2017

ALPINE – Friday, February 10 is the registration deadline for Sul Ross State University’s annual Hall of Honor/Distinguished Alumni banquet, scheduled Saturday, February 18.

Advance reservations are $50 per person and are required. The event begins at 5:30pm with a reception on the second floor of the Morgan University Center. The banquet and awards ceremony begin …

Sul Ross spring 2017 enrollment totals show slight gains

February 9th, 2017

ALPINE – Sul Ross State University’s 2017 Spring Semester enrollment and semester credit hours (SCH) both showed slight gains according to 12th class day figures, the official reporting period.

As of Wednesday (February 1), 1,840 students were enrolled, a two percent gain from both 2016 and 2015 numbers. Semester credit hours rose slightly over 2016 totals …

PHS Band Students Achieve Honor of All-Region Jazz

February 2nd, 2017

Presidio High School students receiving All-Region Jazz awards were, from left, Bryan Dominguez, Hector Montemayor, Andres Villa, Maxwell Ferguson

Four Senior PHS band students recently performed in the All-Region 6 Jazz Concert held at Andrews High School in Andrews, TX.

To achieve this honor, they auditioned back in September against approximately 100 students for a spot …

Sul Ross geology reunion slated for February 17-19

February 2nd, 2017

ALPINE – Former Sul Ross State University geology students and faculty members will return to campus Feb. 17-19 for a first-ever reunion.

Events will include a lecture on Apollo astronaut field training in the Big Bend, campus tour, barbeque supper and social hour, field trip, Hancock Hill hike and farewell brunch.

Activities will begin at 2pm Friday, …

Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship Program goal: Improve student success

February 2nd, 2017

AUSTIN – Texas State University System Chancellor Brian McCall has established the Chancellor’s Faculty Fellowship Program, with the goal in its inaugural year of finding innovative strategies to improve student success across the System.

Each year, the Faculty Fellowship Program will engage a select number of faculty members from TSUS member institutions to assume leadership roles …

Water heater malfunction forces temporary evacuation of Sul Ross housing

February 2nd, 2017

ALPINE – A malfunctioning water heater released carbon monoxide and forced temporary evacuation of two Sul Ross State University residential units Friday, Jan. 27.

The malfunction was discovered about 1:45pm. All students in Lobo Village Units 2 and 3 were promptly evacuated, said Leo Dominguez, Associate Vice President for University Services and Dean of Student Life. …

Marfa, area Sul Ross students awarded Bechtel Fund grants

February 2nd, 2017

ALPINE – Thirteen Sul Ross State University students have received Bechtel Fund grants for Spring Semester 2017. The grants, for $500 each, may be spent on books and other educational materials at the Sul Ross Bookstore.

Undergraduate students who graduated from a high school in Brewster, Presidio, and Jeff Davis counties, or have a GED issued …

RGEC to award 22 scholarships to members’ students

February 2nd, 2017

WEST TEXAS — The Rio Grande Electric Cooperative will award $33,000 in the form of 22 individual $1,500 scholarships.

Graduating seniors in any accredited public, private, or home school, whose parents/legal guardians are members of Rio Grande Electric Cooperative, are eligible.

Deadline to apply is April 21, 2017. Download the rules/entry forms at www.riogrande.coop.

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