Ky Hamilton Bull Rushes His Way to The Top

September 9, 2020|Comments Off on Ky Hamilton Bull Rushes His Way to The Top

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 [...]

Sul Ross Unveils New Campaign to Mark New Era

August 25, 2020|Comments Off on Sul Ross Unveils New Campaign to Mark New Era

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 [...]

FEATURE: SBDC serving communities amidst pandemic

July 21, 2020|Comments Off on FEATURE: SBDC serving communities amidst pandemic

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 [...]

NEWS AND FEATURES: Disinfecting Safely

July 17, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: Disinfecting Safely

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 [...]

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

July 14, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU Animal Science professor publishes new guidelines for equine water treadmills

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 [...]

VIDEO: Classrooms Without Walls

July 1, 2020|Comments Off on VIDEO: Classrooms Without Walls

Sul Ross State University offers several outdoor learning opportunities. To maximize that experience, SRSU has created Classrooms Without Walls. These outdoor classrooms are located for easy access for instructors and students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=osxZhueOVYM

NEWS AND FEATURES: Open educational resources benefit students

June 26, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: Open educational resources benefit students

Sul Ross State University faculty were recently surveyed to assess how widespread the use of Open Educational Resources (OER) is in courses offered. Fifty-three percent of faculty surveyed reported that they have used OER in their courses. Another 29 percent said they were extremely or very familiar with OER. Other [...]

FEATURE: SRSU student reflects on time stranded overseas

June 24, 2020|Comments Off on FEATURE: SRSU student reflects on time stranded overseas

The fallout of the current COVID-19 pandemic has touched nearly every aspect of life for the entire global population. But for Sul Ross State University senior Industrial Technology major Rodric Allen, the crisis has hit not only close to home but away from home. A native of La Marque, Allen [...]

FEATURE: Dino Duet! Paleontology teams SRSU grad and faculty for research work in BBNP

June 23, 2020|Comments Off on FEATURE: Dino Duet! Paleontology teams SRSU grad and faculty for research work in BBNP

“What do they have in there, King Kong?” Dr. Ian Malcom, Jurassic Park For more than two decades, Steve Wick’s love of dinosaurs and paleontology has taken the Sul Ross State University graduate to some of the most remote pockets and crevices of Big Bend National Park. From digging, chiseling [...]

NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU offers online post baccalaureate certification as Educational Diagnostician

June 12, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU offers online post baccalaureate certification as Educational Diagnostician

Students considering graduate school at Sul Ross State University will have the option of earning a Master's of Education or post baccalaureate certification as an Educational Diagnostician completely online. “We have been progressing toward this goal for some time and we are excited to offer our courses 100% online to [...]

VIDEO: Spring 2020 MRGC Awards

June 10, 2020|Comments Off on VIDEO: Spring 2020 MRGC Awards

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxEI_-6MNEo

NEWS AND FEATURES: Honoring Achievement

June 10, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: Honoring Achievement

By Laura Nelson, Director of Enrollment Marketing One of the highlights of the academic year for students who attend Sul Ross State Univ. at the Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde campuses is the spring banquet. Faculty, staff, and students gather to celebrate honors students, scholarship recipients, and campus favorites. [...]

FEATURE: This Major Annual Texas Event Didn’t Miss a Beat

June 5, 2020|Comments Off on FEATURE: This Major Annual Texas Event Didn’t Miss a Beat

Trappings of Texas runs through August 2 By Brenda Kissko for Visit Alpine In a time when we’re all learning to appreciate a slower pace of life, a beloved Western event offers us the opportunity to engage with true cowboys and cowgirls of our era and obtain our own one-of-a-kind [...]

A MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY: From Sul Ross President Pete Gallego

June 5, 2020|Comments Off on A MESSAGE OF SOLIDARITY: From Sul Ross President Pete Gallego

All of us in the Sul Ross family are outraged by the wanton use of violence that took George Floyd’s life on May 25, 2020. We join today with grieving Americans from all walks of life who strongly believe in justice and human rights. Sadly, we also recognize that Mr. [...]

NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU academic assessment program coordinators recognized

June 4, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU academic assessment program coordinators recognized

Sul Ross State University faculty members were honored recently for their work as academic assessment program coordinators. Each year faculty members, serving as program coordinators, write assessment reports on the 53 academic programs that SRSU offers students. The reports are designed to assess how successful students have been in the [...]

NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU students wrap up National Survey of Student Engagement

June 2, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU students wrap up National Survey of Student Engagement

The annual National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) recently closed with 240 Sul Ross State University students participating from the Alpine, Del Rio, Eagle Pass and Uvalde campuses. The survey is an important measure of how students think about the quality of collegiate life at Sul Ross. Students were asked [...]

FEATURE: Longtime SRSU and Del Rio educator and community servant to retire

May 20, 2020|Comments Off on FEATURE: Longtime SRSU and Del Rio educator and community servant to retire

by Laura Nelson, Director of Enrollment Marketing Sul Ross State University’s Dr. Fernando Z. Quiz will retire at the end of May after more than 20 years of service. A native of Santa Ana, Calif., his family lived in a middle class neighbor in a diverse military community. Fernando and [...]

NEWS AND FEATURES: Campus administration reflects on online survey results

May 20, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: Campus administration reflects on online survey results

On April 20, Sul Ross State University launched a survey of all faculty and students to learn how COVID-19 was affecting university life and operations.  A total of 577 students and 73 faculty participated in the survey. One key finding from the survey indicated that faculty were concerned about students [...]

NEWS AND FEATURES: 24/7 Blackboard tech support now available to SRSU faculty and students

May 18, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: 24/7 Blackboard tech support now available to SRSU faculty and students

Initiative is first phase of TSUS shared services with SHSU Online Sul Ross State University faculty and students now have a 24/7 Blackboard Online Support Desk and toll free hotline available. The new feature was made available on Monday, May 18 and coincides with the start of the 2020 summer terms. The [...]

NEWS AND FEATURES: Sul Ross MRGC professor and community leader set to retire

May 15, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: Sul Ross MRGC professor and community leader set to retire

By Laura Nelson, Director of Enrollment Marketing  As a little girl, Monica Gutierrez used to sneak into the elementary school across the street from where she lived to “steal” papers out of the trash cans once classes were over for the day so she and her friends could play “real” [...]

VIDEO: A Salute to Our Graduates

May 10, 2020|Comments Off on VIDEO: A Salute to Our Graduates

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3xOstwZ7Ras

NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU salutes teachers during National Teachers Day, May 5

May 5, 2020|Comments Off on NEWS AND FEATURES: SRSU salutes teachers during National Teachers Day, May 5

The Sul Ross State University Education Department, in conjunction with the National Education Honor Society Kappa Delta Pi, is recognizing teachers during the annual National Teachers Day today, May 5. National Teachers Day is part of an annual initiative to celebrate teachers during National Teacher Appreciation Week, May 4-8. “Sul [...]

FEATURE: SRSU and medical personnel team up to combat COVID-19 via 3-D printing

May 4, 2020|Comments Off on FEATURE: SRSU and medical personnel team up to combat COVID-19 via 3-D printing

Members of the Sul Ross State University faculty are collaborating with local doctors and nurses in the fight against COVID-19. According to Dr. Jennifer Miller Ray, Educational Instructional Technology Coordinator, through the use of campus 3-D printers, SRSU faculty and medical professionals are devising innovative methods in developing personal protection [...]

FEATURE: BRI professor pivots to cope with COVID-19

April 27, 2020|Comments Off on FEATURE: BRI professor pivots to cope with COVID-19

When you are a professor who teaches wildlife management courses to undergraduate and graduate students, you get used to things not always going as planned. Wildlife doesn’t always cooperate. A field research day might get rained out. A hypothesis might not pan out as a student expected. So, when the [...]

ART FEATURE: Capstone exhibition by SRSU’s Gerardo Sanchez on virtual display

April 22, 2020|Comments Off on ART FEATURE: Capstone exhibition by SRSU’s Gerardo Sanchez on virtual display

Sul Ross State University digital art student Gerardo Sanchez will be showcasing a series of science-fiction inspired digital paintings for his Bachelor of Fine Arts Capstone exhibition at https://blogs.sulross.edu/journey/ . Sanchez has used digital art tools to imagine and illustrate alien worlds and elements of the unusual and fantastic on earth. For more [...]