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IN THE NEWS: Nominations for 2021 Alumni Gala open through Aug. 31

Nominations are now open through August 31 for the 2021 Sul Ross State University Alumni Gala scheduled for March 27, 2021 at the Pete P. Gallego Center. Nominations are being accepted for Distinguished Alumnus and Distinguished Young Alumnus, Athletics Hall of Honor and the Slingin' Sammy Baugh Award for Outstanding [...]

July 16, 2020|

IN THE NEWS: Opportunity Calls outreach scheduled for July 22, 23

Faculty members from all four Sul Ross State University campuses will be reaching out to over 600 students. Opportunity Calls is a faculty outreach initiative for returning SRSU students. "Enrollment Management and Institutional Effectiveness are partnering with thirty-four faculty from all campuses to call our SRSU students and invite them [...]

July 16, 2020|

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 [...]

July 14, 2020|

IN THE NEWS: Dixon Water Foundation awards grant to BRI for Songbird Conservation Program

Thanks to the Dixon Water Foundation, the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) at Sul Ross State University will enhance a songbird conservation program that will connect landowners, birders and the public through community engagement activities. The $25,000 grant will fund field trips focused on birds and implement a citizen science project that [...]

July 13, 2020|

IN THE NEWS: Nearly $900,000 in CARES Act funding distributed to SRSU students

Sul Ross State University has distributed $889,996 in funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to students at all four SRSU campuses. The announcement came Thursday, July 9. Sul Ross received $1.8 million in CARES Act funding in late May following application of funds in April. [...]

July 10, 2020|

IN THE NEWS: SRSU online Master’s in School Counseling program ranked No. 6 nationally in affordability

Sul Ross State University's online Master's in School Counseling program received a No. 6 national ranking in affordability according to a recent poll by Learn.org. The poll ranked 20 programs across the United States based on quality, cost and value. Other factors included were flexibility, accreditation and program length. Statistics [...]

July 8, 2020|

IN THE NEWS: NFWF awards third grant to BRI for grasslands restoration work

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has awarded a third six-figure grant to the Borderlands Research Institute (BRI) for a grassland enhancement project in Marfa and Marathon. The funds will be matched dollar for dollar by private sources including funds from landowners and dollars raised by BRI, doubling the [...]

July 6, 2020|
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