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|

BRI Wins International Grant for Chihuahuan Desert Conservation Program

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 [...]

December 15, 2020|

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

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 [...]

November 23, 2020|

Sisters Capitalize on Local Education

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 [...]

November 19, 2020|

Museum of the Big Bend Announces New Welcome Center

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 [...]

November 11, 2020|

Recognition from the Native Plant Society of Texas

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 [...]

November 3, 2020|

The 2020 Sul Ross State University Virtual Fall Commencement

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.  [...]

October 30, 2020|
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