19 08, 2019

NEWS AND FEATURES: Van Horn High School band hall named in honor of Sul Ross Alumnus and West Texas band director, Ralph Zamarippa

2019-08-19T20:09:05+00:00August 19, 2019|

Staff Report Respected West Texas high school band director Ralph “Mr. Z” Zamarippa was honored last weekend during a dedication ceremony of the new Van Horn High School band hall. A native of San Angelo, Zamarippa began his teaching career in 1964 after receiving his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees from [...]

19 08, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Skyline finds new home on campus

2019-08-19T14:35:13+00:00August 19, 2019|

by Shawna Graves, Office of Public Relations The Skyline, Sul Ross State University’s longstanding student-run publication, has found a new home in a partnership between the Fine Arts and Communication and the Languages and Literature departments. The publication got its start in 1923 and has been a source of student-inspired [...]

16 08, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Water bottle filling stations highlight campus sustainability initiative

2019-08-16T16:13:36+00:00August 16, 2019|

by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations ALPINE, Texas- In an effort to foster conservation of natural resources, Sul Ross State University has recently taken measures with the installation of two water bottle filling stations. The filling stations, which include the installation of two more units in September, are part [...]

16 08, 2019

NEWS AND FEATURES: Community options at Sul Ross

2019-08-16T13:28:16+00:00August 16, 2019|

by Shawna Graves, Office of Public Relations Many courses at Sul Ross State University are open to community members who wish to audit a lecture-based class or use the No Grade option to enroll in a participatory class, like art, music or drama. Most semesters Lecturer Matt Walter has a [...]

13 08, 2019

NEWS AND FEATURES: New electives brighten Fall 2019 semester

2019-08-13T14:00:33+00:00August 13, 2019|

by Shawna Graves, Office of Public Relations Fall classes begin August 26 at Sul Ross State University and a variety of electives will keep things interesting, including three new courses, Traditional Darkroom Photography, River Recreation and Watercraft Safety, and Introduction to Masculinities. The classes are open to community members who [...]

31 07, 2019

ON CAMPUS: Wellness beyond basics

2019-07-31T16:27:13+00:00July 31, 2019|

by Shawna Graves, Office of Public Relations Sul Ross State University Counseling and Accessibility Services are establishing a lifeline of healthy routines and options for students, faculty, staff and community members. Services include individual and group counseling, workshops, off-campus referrals and accommodation letters, but staff go beyond these vital basics [...]

25 07, 2019

FEATURE: From Idaho to A&M to Alpine, Rob Kinucan’s journey as Sul Ross Provost

2019-07-25T15:54:50+00:00July 25, 2019|

by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations Growing up in the mountains of Central Idaho was just what Dr. Rob Kinucan needed to spark his love for teaching students about the great outdoors. Kinucan, who began his new role as Executive Vice President and Provost on July 1, also served [...]