Low gas prices help students travel for holidays

With the end of the semester only one week away, students from different walks of life will be returning home to celebrate the holiday season with friends and family. Some said this is a season for giving to friends, family and loved ones. Theolette Simon, senior in management “It is always a … [Read more...]

Dental Hygiene senior student gain real live experience in clinic

Senior students in the dental hygiene department at the Robert D. and Carol Gunn College of Health Service and Human Services, gain real life experience with students, faculty, staff and residents of Wichita Falls, Fort Worth, Dallas and Oklahoma, on a daily basis since the college started its … [Read more...]

Undergraduate students to showcase research at EURECA forum Nov. 21

More than 25 undergraduate students from various colleges will showcase their research at the third Enhancing Undergraduate Research Endeavors and Creative forum Nov. 21 in the Clark Student Center atrium from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Magaly Rincon-Zachary, director of undergraduate research said, “The … [Read more...]

B Good 2 U wellness fair moved indoors

The fourth annual B Good 2 U Wellness Fair is now schedule to be held in the Clark Student Center Comanche Suites instead of Sunwatcher Plaza due to heavy rain according to Vikki Chaviers, licensed professional counselor at the Counseling Center. Chaviers said the events will still run from 11 … [Read more...]

Ebola: Just wash your hands

Days after the first outbreak of the Ebola virus in the United States, Scott Hoyer, chief medical officer at United Regional Hospital, and Keith Williamson, medical director at Vinson Health Center, said students and residents of Wichita Falls are at a low risk of getting the Ebola Virus … [Read more...]

Students donate blood to saves lives, beat rival school

Forty-six students who donated blood as part of the Texas Blood Institute’s Blood Drive said they were pleased with the process. The blood drive is also now a competition, the Highway 287 Blood Battle, between rival school West Texas A&M University to see which school can collect the most … [Read more...]

Renovations continue at museum of art

Since 1967, the Wichita Falls Museum of Art has been host to a great variety of art fairs, concerts and a myriad at cultural events. Francine Carraro, museum director said, “The museum grounds have also been a wonderful site for weddings and parties.” After considerable planning, the … [Read more...]

Some Caribfest proceeds benefit two local groups

CaribFest brings Wichita Falls alive with a dazzling fusion of colors, fast beat soca music, uniquely hand-made costumes and creative art with the infectious tropical rhythmic sounds. The festival also provides an opportunity for participants to raise money to benefit two local groups. Rhea … [Read more...]

Students, faculty pleased with D2L

Two years after implementing a new online learning management system, both students and faculty said they are pleased with it. Prior to moving to Desire2Learn, created in 1992 by an Ontario, Canada-based company, MWSU used the WebCT version of Blackboard, created in 1997 by a Washington, … [Read more...]