MDA Muscle Walk raised $18,400 in donations

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) held their annual MDA Muscle Walk Saturday morning Sept. 7 at Sikes Lake Center as a way to raise funds for muscular disease research and provide resources for families dealing with muscular diseases.“The Muscle Walk raises awareness and empowers families by … [Read more...]

Working hard to keep Sikes Lake clean

Trash and debris lined the shore of Sikes Lake as people arrived for the annual cleanup Sept. 10, as part of an opportunity for students to help make the lake an enjoyable place to visit.Terry McKee, president of the Texas Master Naturalist Rolling Plains Chapter, helped organize Saturday’s event, … [Read more...]

26 businesses attend part-time job fair

More than 300 students filtered in and out of the Career Management Center's Part-Time Networking Job Fair on Sept. 7. Booths lined the inside of Comanche Suites, where 26 businesses and 21 volunteer opportunities had representatives waiting for students to come up and ask questions."A number of … [Read more...]

More than 100 students clean Sikes Lake; leaders call it a “success”

More than 100 students and community members came together early Sept. 6 for the Sikes Lake Cleanup. The Rolling Plains Chapter Naturalists organized the event and have kept it running for more than eight years. Many volunteers said they participated to fulfill an honors requirement, but freshman … [Read more...]

Keeping the wheels turning: Students volunteer in all aspects of HH100

For 30 years the Hotter'N Hell 100 has been a stipend to the city of Wichita Falls. Groups of cyclists and fans from around the world load up campers and bikes for the chance to participate in the largest sanctioned century bike ride in the United States. But amid all the chaos, the volunteers … [Read more...]