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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 [...]

25 08, 2020

Sul Ross Unveils New Campaign to Mark New Era

2020-08-25T21:11:44+00:00August 25, 2020|

They call her V. Her name is Vania Hampton. She plays basketball. Who she will become, behind fierce eyes and iron-clad tenacity, is still being shaped. Her story still being written. Her future still unfolding. But she is here for one reason. She loves Sul Ross.  To call the Alpine campus [...]

21 07, 2020

FEATURE: SBDC serving communities amidst pandemic

2020-07-21T14:06:11+00:00July 21, 2020|

By Laura Nelson, Director of Enrollment Marketing Stretching from far west Texas to the middle Rio Grande region, the Sul Ross State University Small Business Development Center (SRSU SBDC) offers its services to small businesses navigating the Corona Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act. Passed into law in March [...]

17 07, 2020

NEWS AND FEATURES: Disinfecting Safely

2020-07-17T20:03:15+00:00July 17, 2020|

By Laura Nelson, Director of Enrollment Marketing Southwest Texas Junior College has implemented the use of electrostatic hypochlorous acid (HOCl) devices to disinfect their campuses as well as the Sul Ross State University campuses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass and Uvalde. Custodial workers will use the devices to spray the [...]

14 07, 2020

NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU Animal Science professor publishes new guidelines for equine water treadmills

2020-07-14T16:49:47+00:00July 14, 2020|

Dr. Persephone McCrae Dr. Persephone McCrae , SRSU Assistant Professor of Animal Science, has recently participated in the publication of revised guidelines for the use of equine water treadmills. McCrae is a member of the Equine Hydrotherapy Working Group, which is an international group of researchers who conduct [...]

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