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More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

More than 700 students attend Mustangs Rally

Chloe Phillips, Reporter

March 24, 2018

Chatter and excitement from eager faces filled D.L. Ligon Coliseum. Hosted once a semester, Mustangs Rally is a large open house for prospective students to explore campus and connect with students to feel comfortable in the community. "We invite any and everybody that wants to attend that's considering...

Board of Regents approve admissions policy change

Board of Regents approve admissions policy change

Judelle Tyson

November 27, 2017

For high school applicants in the top 25 percent of their class, MSU just became more accessible. The Board of Regents members approved a policy that will allow automatic acceptance for high school applicants in the top 25 percent of their class — a huge change from the original requirement of ...

366 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

366 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

Herbert McCullough

October 31, 2017

The admissions office organized the fall 2017 Mustangs Rally where prospective students were introduced to the university on Oct. 28. George Castro, admissions counselor, said the goal of Mustangs Rally is to help the prospective students understand MSU more. “We hope that students leave wit...

Liberal arts make MSU unique to Texas

Herbert McCullough

May 11, 2017

In 1987, Midwestern State University joined the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges. This made MSU is the only public liberal arts institution in the State of Texas. “COPLAC accepts one representative from each state,” James Johnston, provost and vice president for academic affairs. “If...

30 clubs volunteer at Mustangs Rally

30 clubs volunteer at Mustangs Rally

Herbert McCullough

March 7, 2017

Mustangs Rally welcomed potential students on March 4 with a campus tour, club previews and a hamburger lunch, among other activities. Students and faculty worked together to show potential students and their families what MSU is all about. “Admissions coordinates this event and other depar...

53 prospective students and guests Discover MSU

53 prospective students and guests Discover MSU

Robin Reid

February 8, 2017

It was a crisp, gray morning as 24 students and 29 guests entered the winding halls of Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts, on Feb. 3, in attendance for the first Discover MSU event of 2017. Historically, Lamar D. Fain College of Fine Arts has been the smallest Discover MSU, while Robert D. & Carol...

Financial aid informs incoming students, parents

Financial aid informs incoming students, parents

Leonardo Gonzalez

February 7, 2017

About 50 students and parents gathered in the Comanche Suites Feb. 7 to learn about the availability of financial aid and the admission requirements for incoming students.The Financial Aid Night’s main speaker, Kathy Pennartz-Browning, director of financial aid, made her presentation visible to the audie...

532 attend Mustangs Rally: ‘more successful than last year’s’

532 attend Mustangs Rally: ‘more successful than last year’s’

Herbert McCullough

November 8, 2016

Approximately 532 high school and transfer students were given the opportunity visit MSU on Nov. 5 at Mustangs Rally, which is a semester event where incoming students, from high school or transfers from other colleges, are welcomed to visit campus and adjust themselves for the next school year. Thes...

Prospective students attend Discover MSU education showcase

Emily Carroll

March 8, 2016

Discover MSU continued with its second to last showcase March 4 in Clark Student Center with some 35 prospective education students. Students took part in a Q&A, career fair and got to visit a school to see the kind of environment they would do their clinical teaching. "This is a tight-knit g...

231 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

231 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

Rutth Mercado

March 8, 2016

Due to enforcement of the university's color scheme, various tables received new $1,500 vinyl banners at this year's Mustangs Rally held in D.L. Ligon Coliseum on March 5. In addition, 231 prospective students attended, participating in activities such as a tour of the campus, information on intended majo...

University to offer winter term

Samantha Forester

November 11, 2013

University offers winter term from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The fall semester is coming to a close, but students will be given the opportunity to take some courses over the winter break for the first time. Vice President of Admissions Robert Clark says he feels this will help students. "This wil...

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