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New Students Emergency Fund: covering more than just COVID

Stephanie Robledo, News Editor February 14, 2021

A new Student Emergency Fund that helps students in need of financial support has opened as of the 2021 spring semester. Unlike the COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund, this emergency fund is broader in its...

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MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights continues 44-year tradition

Alana Earle, Reporter November 19, 2018

The MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights originally began in the 1920's as a collection of decorations on a newly-wed's lawn, became a way to spread holiday cheer to thousands of people who visit the showcase. Dirk...

Last college to be named after long time donors

Jeri Moore, Reporter August 31, 2018

The last of the six colleges on campus has officially received a name, McCoy College of Science, Mathematics, and Engineering, is named after long-time donors of 31 years, James and Vicki McCoy. “The...

Seven year comprehensive campaign makes progress

Tyler Manning February 13, 2018

Suzanne Shipley, university president, and Anthony Vidmar, vice president of university advancement and student affairs, presented the results the university’s comprehensive campaign at last weeks Board...

Koby Styles, cross country and track coach, gives an update of the Track Season and where he thinks the team will continue to grow into, during the Lunch with Mustangs held at Wichita Falls Museum of Art, Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Lunch with the Stang-Gang

kristin silva January 30, 2018

The bi-weekly luncheon with athletic donors, supporters and coaches, including a discussion of season standings and general sports talk, had a turnout of 15 people on Jan. 30. Kyle Williams,...

Vidmar named vice president for advancement

Vidmar named vice president for advancement

Dewey Cooper May 26, 2016

RELATED: University relies on donors for fundingWhen Howard Farrell, MSU vice president of university advancement and public affairs, announced his retirement in February, University President Suzanne...

Students, sponsers, and guests sit at decorated and reserved tables at the Honors Recognition Banquet in the D.L. Ligon Coliseum on April 22. Photo by Kayla White.

Honors Banquet draws crowd to recognize students accomplishments

Lane Riggs April 27, 2016

More than 200 students received recognition, including two who received the university's highest awards, at the Honors Banquet on April 22 at 6:30 p.m. in D. L. Ligon Coliseum. These academic awards included...

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University relies on donors for funding

Robert Hillard April 25, 2016

The $ 100 million university budget when it comes right down to it it is built on three main sources and revenue: state appropriations, tuition and fees, and fits/ grants.Outside the annual budget, administrators...

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