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A day in the life of Mamgoree Sock

A day in the life of Mamgoree Sock

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse, Reporter, Photographer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

Gambian born, MamGoree Sock is a mechanical engineering senior and computational science and math minor. With only one semester left Sock is balancing one of his busiest schedule yet. "I use my weekends to catch up on homework and I use Sunday to plan my week," he said. "Mondays and Wednesdays...

Last college to be named after long time donors

Jeri Moore, Reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

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 McCoy’s have given so that we as a university can give,” Suzanne Shipley, university president,...

Downtown bond aims to help local business

Downtown bond aims to help local business

Tyler Manning, Editor

March 28, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Aimed to help reshape Wichita Falls, there are seven proposed bond projects up for election on May 5 which include construction on various streets and sidewalks downtown, renovations to the Multipurpose Event Center and improvements to Lake Wichita. For a business trying to establish itself downtow...

Board votes to increase tuition and fees

Board votes to increase tuition and fees

Tyler Manning

February 9, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

At this week's Board of Regents meeting, the Board members raised tuition and fees, approved the naming of the McCoy College of Science, Mathematics and Engineering, authorized the purchase of $1.2 million worth of pianos and authorized the first phase of the Moffett Library renovation. Full-time stu...

From student engineer to superhero

From student engineer to superhero

Tyler Manning, Reporter

September 26, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

To stress the importance of drive and technology in social media, mechanical engineering and physics senior Michael Olaya conducted the session "How Flying Robots Will Give You Superpowers" as part of Social Media Day, on Sept. 25 in the Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room. However, his 60-minute session,...

Reception marks founding of petroleum geology graduate program

Reception marks founding of petroleum geology graduate program

Ethan Metcalf

March 11, 2015


Filed under Campus, News

At a reception in front of a crowd made up of donors, administrators, board members, faculty and even ex-Regents, University President Jesse Rogers introduced the formation of the Robert L. Bolin Graduate School of Petroleum Geology. "Students may complete this program in a five-year format, recei...

Student researchers recognized at forum

Eddie Miller

November 22, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

At the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Forum Nov. 21, the following students received recognition. The best oral presentation recognition went to Tylor Thomas, Clarke O'Conner, Johnny Blevins and Makenzie Johnson for "Telemetry Data Collection from Photovoltaic Solar Panel and Wind Tur...

Fishing with Bill

Ethan Metcalf

November 10, 2014


Filed under Presidential Ponderings, Web Exclusive

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McCoy hosts robotics competition for area students

McCoy hosts robotics competition for area students

Ethan Metcalf

February 16, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

The McCoy School of Engineering hosted the Texas Computer Education Association's Area 9 Robotics Competition on Jan. 25. More than 200 students from Jacksboro, Vernon, Burkburnett and Crowell ISDs competed in the arena event as well as the intermediate and advanced inventions category. Associate P...

Scholastic robotic competition held at MSU Jan. 25

miguel jaime

February 16, 2014


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, Local, News

Robotics Competition from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. As part of a Texas Computer Education Association, a competition, more than 80 elementary and middle school students competed in a robotics competition in Dillard and McCoy Jan. 25. Students were able to compete in hopes of creating the best r...

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