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Museum of the Big Bend Receives $750,000 Grant As NEH Announces $33 Million for 213 Humanities Projects Nationwide

Alpine, TX - The Museum of the Big Bend at Sul Ross State University closes out the year on a high note after learning of receiving a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). The Museum received a NEH Infrastructure and Capacity Building grant, which leverages federal funds [...]

December 21, 2020|

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|

SRSU Zeta Delta Chapter of Delta Kappa Pi Member Gains Recognition

The Kappa Delta Pi International Society in Education sponsors an annual service project called Celebration of Teaching and encourages all chapters to hold events to honor local teachers. Adjusting to COVID-19 requirements, the Sul Ross State University  Zeta Delta Chapter sent Teacher Hero Notepads to all area teachers. Kappa Delta Pi selected 15 [...]

December 11, 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|

Counseling Clinic Continues Virtual Services

by Laura Nelson When the pandemic started, the Sul Ross State Univ. Rio Grande College Counseling Clinic shifted their client services to a virtual format and experienced unexpected benefits. Before, all clients lived in the RGC service area within driving distance to campuses in Del Rio, Eagle Pass, and Uvalde [...]

November 12, 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|

Avalos Family Increases Scholarships

Enrique Avalos Jr. and Enrique Avalos Sr. with Gisela De La Cruz. Enrique Avalos Sr. and Enrique Avalos Jr. with Dominga Hernandez. By Laura Nelson Over the past eight years, Enrique Avalos Sr., family members and friends have raised more than $30,000 for scholarships and now [...]

October 30, 2020|
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