Jesse Brown withdraws from county treasurer election

According to stories published by the Times Record News and KFDX3 news, Jesse Brown, coordinator for student organizations and leadership programming, withdrew from the Republican primary for country treasurer. According to the newspaper, Brown, Wichita Falls City District 4 council member, … [Read more...]

Health sciences building cost raises concern

Kyle Owen, associate vice president for facilities services, presented his report to the Board of Regents on the status of the new health sciences and human services building — and the cost was a bit more than he expected. On Nov. 9, Owen announced that the October bids for the new building were … [Read more...]

Jeremy Duff, first of Last Lecture Series

The first speaker for the Last Lecture Series, Jeremy Duff, spoke to about 30 students on the two significant things he’s learned so far in life on Nov. 7 in the Legacy Multipurpose Room. This lecture is the first of three lectures given throughout the year. The Last Lecture series inspired by a … [Read more...]

Sign up for ski, snowboarding trip

Students, faculty and staff can sign up to go on a ski and snowboarding trip in Colorado from Dec. 17-22. The trip will take place in Wolf Creek Ski Area and will include four days of sliding, travel, food, lodging, snowboarding or ski rental and accommodations. Steve Hilton, associate … [Read more...]

Chipotle fundraiser collects cash for Legacy Scholarship

After weeks of preparation and advertising through online publicity, flyers and word of mouth, Haleigh Wallace, mass communication senior, organized a Chipotle Mexican Grill fundraiser to continue the mass communication Legacy Scholarship on Nov. 6. Created in 2012, this scholarship is passed … [Read more...]

Renovations for Moffett Library to begin May, 2018

All new renovations for Moffett Library are set to begin on May 14, 2018 and finish on Aug. 31, 2020. During the November 2015 Board of Regents meeting, board members authorized planning for tuition revenue bond projects, including renovations to Moffett Library. One of the actions that … [Read more...]

Board to vote on search for new VP

Suzanne Shipley, university president, will ask the Board of Regents members for permission to launch a search for a new vice president of enrollment management at the meeting on Nov. 9. Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, would no longer be part of enrollment … [Read more...]

Student regent application closes Nov. 30

The student regent application deadline will close on Nov. 30 at 5 p.m. — but many students don't fully understand what that position actually means. As student regent, Shayla Owens, business administration management senior, helps the nine-member Board of Regents consider the students when … [Read more...]

Music students prepare for regional competition with recital at Akin

Akin Auditorium was silent, save for the voices of the five sopranos. All 23 pairs of eyes and ears trained on the performers at the National Association of Teachers of Singing student recital Nov. 5 at 3 p.m. To prepare for the 67th Texoma NATS Regional Conference and Student Auditions to be … [Read more...]

About 200 students celebrate Diwali

To honor the Hindu celebration, the Midwestern Indian Students Association organized a Diwali, the Festival of Lights, celebration for students at the Sikes Lake Center on Nov. 4. Gyaneshwar Malba, computer science graduate student, explained that MISA has had a history of organizing Dawali for … [Read more...]