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Canaba Tabbed ASC West Freshman of the Year, Edwards Garners Honorable Mention

• story by Travis Hendryx • photos by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University freshman middle hitter Annika Canaba has been named American Southwest Conference West Division Freshman of the Year in an announcement Wednesday, Oct. 31. Canaba was also selected to the ASC West Division Second Team All-Conference [...]

October 31, 2018|

Chris Clifford Named Sul Ross Vice President for Budget and Finance

• by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University has hired Chris Clifford as vice president for budget and finance, replacing Cesario Valenzuela who departed in September for a position at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin.  Clifford will begin his new full-time role in early January and [...]

October 30, 2018|

Sul Ross Professors Detail River Research at Big Bend National Park Event

• by Oliver Pinckney and Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross professors Dr. Chris Ritzi and Dr. Kevin Urbanczyk spoke in Big Bend National Park on Friday, Sept. 28, about Rio Grande River research efforts being conducted by SRSU faculty and students.  Their talks were a part of the celebration for [...]

October 15, 2018|

National Teacher of the Year Makes a Difference by Welcoming Difference

• by Paul Slocumb • After visiting schools in Marfa and Alpine, National Teacher of the Year, Mandy Manning, arrived at Sul Ross State University to deliver the annual Poindexter Lecture in Marshall Auditorium on Monday, Oct. 1.  The theme of her speech was inclusivity—making students of all backgrounds and [...]

October 9, 2018|

Poindexter Honored at Fifth Annual Museum of the Big Bend Heritage Dinner

• courtesy of the Museum of the Big Bend • The Museum of the Big Bend recently held its fifth annual Heritage Dinner to honor John B. Poindexter’s dedicated support for both the Museum and the Big Bend region as a whole. The evening fundraiser at the Ritchey Brothers Building [...]

October 9, 2018|

Sul Ross Selected to Receive Over $900,000 in New GEAR UP Funds

• by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University has been selected to receive over $900,000 in new funds for its Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program (GEAR UP).  This budget year’s grant will be for $938,400, and the total for seven years is expected to be $6,277,600, [...]

October 9, 2018|

Sul Ross’ Outstanding Teaching Award Winner Combines Classrooms and Communities

• by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University Assistant Professor of English, Dr. Theron Francis, received the 2017-2018 Outstanding Teaching Award from Sul Ross President Dr. Bill Kibler on Tuesday, Sept. 18.  The award recognized Francis for the effectiveness of his student-centered, experiential method of teaching and the service [...]

September 24, 2018|

Borderlands Research Institute Receives $250,000 Fish and Wildlife Grant

• courtesy of Borderlands Research Institute • The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has awarded a $250,000 grant to Sul Ross State University’s 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 [...]

September 20, 2018|

New Associate Provost to Focus on Grad Student Experience, Visibility of Research

• by Paul Slocumb • Sul Ross State University’s recent promotion of Dr. Robert Kinucan to associate provost for graduate studies and research allows the 30-year Sul Ross veteran the chance to combine two of his long-standing academic interests: assisting graduate students and promoting the scientific explorations taking place at [...]

September 3, 2018|

New Sul Ross Rodeo Coach Brings Championship Mindset, Work Ethic, and Results

• by Paul Slocumb • With a bachelor’s degree in journalism, it shouldn’t be surprising that new Sul Ross State University Rodeo Coach C.J. Aragon is coming to the job with a few headlines already written: C.J. Aragon Named Men’s Rodeo Coach of the Year. Aragon’s Odessa College Men’s Team [...]

August 21, 2018|