Sul Ross Taps New Writer-in-Residence

ALPINE--Sul Ross State University has appointed Sidney Balman, Jr., a Pulitzer-nominated war correspondent and awarded author, as its new Writer-in-Residence. Balman will teach journalism, creative writing and communications courses along with helping promote Sul Ross as an arts hub in West Texas. In addition, he will serve as faculty sponsor [...]

April 26, 2021|

Sul Ross Announces Man & Woman of the Year Recipients

Sarah Torres and William Serrano Recognized at the 2021 Honors Convocation Every Spring at the Honors Convocation, the President announces the recipients of the Man and Woman of the year. The nominations come from Faculty and Staff and is a recognition of their commitment to their alma mater and community. [...]

April 21, 2021|

Student Support Services is Sul Ross State University Students’ “Home Away from Home”

For Sul Ross State University students, Student Support Services (SSS) has become their “home away from home.” SSS participant and peer mentor, Andrea Rodriguez says, “SSS is home away from home.  Where you have people supporting you and rooting for you to graduate and do great things in life.  You [...]

April 20, 2021|

Sul Ross Launches New Graduate Funding Initiative

ALPINE, TX - In a major push to boost graduate studies, Sul Ross State University announced April 13 a $300,000 stipend to help aspiring students to pursue higher degrees. Laura Payne, who, as Dean of the College of Graduate Studies, oversees the new funding, said the money will underwrite salaries [...]

April 19, 2021|

RGC Facilitates Community Book Exchange in Eagle Pass

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 [...]

March 4, 2021|

Putting the “Grad” in Gratitude

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 [...]

February 22, 2021|

Mexican Government Provides Support

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 [...]

January 8, 2021|
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