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4 03, 2021

RGC Facilitates Community Book Exchange in Eagle Pass

2021-03-04T14:32:54+00:00March 4, 2021|

Pictured from left to right: Dr. Robert Muñoz, Vice President of Sul Ross State Univ. Rio Grande College, Thery Cardenas, Victor Ortiz, Dr. Audrey Taylor, RGC Assistant Professor of English, and Gilbert Bermea, Vice President of Southwest Texas Junior College in Eagle Pass. By Laura Nelson The students of the [...]

22 02, 2021

Putting the “Grad” in Gratitude

2021-02-22T19:30:03+00:00February 22, 2021|

By Laura Nelson Ramon Castro, Jr. expresses gratitude freely and often. He appreciates Sul Ross State Univ. Rio Grande College Business Administration Professor Emeritus Terry Carson for advising him to switch majors and complete a Bachelor of Applied Science in Organizational Leadership. Castro said he thinks it is the best [...]

8 01, 2021

Mexican Government Provides Support

2021-01-08T17:00:42+00:00January 8, 2021|

by Laura Nelson Thanks to the generosity of the Mexican government, 17 Sul Ross State Univ. Rio Grande College students have been helped with their educational expenses. José Luis Díaz Mirón Hinojosa, Cónsul Encargado in Del Rio and Ismael Naveja Macias, Cónsul in Eagle Pass and also representing Uvalde, presented [...]

15 12, 2020

BRI Wins International Grant for Chihuahuan Desert Conservation Program

2020-12-15T18:07:24+00:00December 15, 2020|

The Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the 100,000 Strong in the Americas (100K) Innovation Fund.  The grant will facilitate an enhanced partnership between the Borderlands Research Institute at Sul Ross State University and the Facultad de Zootecnia y Ecología [...]

23 11, 2020

SR Theater Department Gearing up for their New Production – Teníamos Todos Starting Nov. 24th

2020-11-23T17:48:06+00:00November 23, 2020|

Teníamos Todo. (We Had Everything) opens the 2020/2021 season for the Sul Ross Theatre Program. A collaboration between professional playwrights and Sul Ross Theatre students, Teníamos Todo (We Had Everything), is an original, bilingual series of short scenes and monologues about Texans and the way they are coping with the “new normal” of life during [...]

19 11, 2020

Sisters Capitalize on Local Education

2020-11-19T16:40:16+00:00November 19, 2020|

By Laura Nelson It was a long way from Puerto Rico to Uvalde for sisters Lizandra Figueroa Silva and Nathalia Figueroa-Silva, but once they arrived, they never left. When Lizandra was six and Nathalia five, they traveled with mom Liza Silva to visit their dad, Manuel Figueroa Pagán, who was [...]

11 11, 2020

Museum of the Big Bend Announces New Welcome Center

2020-11-11T18:22:50+00:00November 11, 2020|

Members of Texas’ Clifton and Shirley Caldwell Family have made a generous gift to the Capital Campaign for the Museum of the Big Bend Complex at Sul Ross State University in Alpine. The Caldwells are descendants of the Tippits, a family who came to the Big Bend in the early [...]

3 11, 2020

Recognition from the Native Plant Society of Texas

2020-11-03T17:57:25+00:00November 3, 2020|

Michael Powell PhD, Shirley Powell, and Richard Worthington PhD Receive 5th Award   The authors of The Flowering Plants of the Trans-Pecos and Adjacent Areas  have been awarded the 2020 Correll Award by the Native Plant Society of Texas. This is the fifth Correll Award Dr. Powell has received for [...]

30 10, 2020

The 2020 Sul Ross State University Virtual Fall Commencement

2020-10-30T16:51:17+00:00October 30, 2020|

Sul Ross is continually committed to the safety and health of our students, faculty, and staff. In light of this commitment, it has been decided that the Fall 2020 Sul Ross State University Commencement will be held through a virtual ceremony on Saturday, December 12, 2020, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  [...]

9 09, 2020

Ky Hamilton Bull Rushes His Way to The Top

2020-09-09T22:39:20+00:00September 9, 2020|

New rankings were released by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) Ram World Standings for the top bull riders worldwide. A household Sul Ross name sits directly across from the No. 1 slot. Ky Hamilton. It may come as a surprise to some, but it does not come as any [...]

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