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 [...]

14 08, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Blakewell sworn in as new campus police officer

2019-08-14T15:39:08+00:00August 14, 2019|

by Shawna Graves, Office of Public Relations Sul Ross State University Campus Police Officer Zachary Blakewell was sworn in by University President Bill Kibler on Tuesday, August 13. Blakewell is the eighth officer to join the University Department of Public Safety. He graduated from the Sul Ross H. Joaquin Jackson [...]

14 08, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Camp Brand’Em slated for Aug. 24

2019-08-14T15:01:26+00:00August 14, 2019|

REGISTER ONLINE Sul Ross State University invites all new students to the inaugural Camp Brand'Em! At Camp Brand'em new students will have the opportunity to get a taste of the Frontier Student Experience and learn what it means to be a Lobo! This is an opportunity to meet fellow students, [...]

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 [...]

12 08, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Sul Ross Fall Semester classes begin Aug. 26

2019-08-12T15:30:24+00:00August 12, 2019|

by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations Sul Ross State University Fall 2019 semester classes will begin Monday, Aug. 26. Residence halls will open at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 22. Move-in days are scheduled for Aug. 22-25. Aug. 23 is the payment deadline for students who pre-registered for classes. [...]

7 08, 2019

IN THE NEWS: Faculty Navigators bring ingenuity to academics

2019-08-07T22:01:19+00:00August 7, 2019|

by Travis Hendryx, Office of Public Relations Faculty members of the Sul Ross State University Alpine campus met with other faculty from Middle Rio Grande College (MRGC) for Navigator’s Orientation Wednesday in the Morelock Academic Building. “Our Navigators are a volunteer group of faculty who meet to discuss incorporating methods [...]