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Redwine Honors Program students collect donations for PETS

Redwine Honors Program students collect donations for PETS

Brianne Founier, Reporter

February 25, 2019


Filed under Campus, News

The first floor of the library is not only a place for students to study but also a drop off for cat and dog food donations. The Honors Program’s service committee is collecting donations for the Preventing Euthanasia Through Sterilization Clinic as part of one of their community service acts.  Amanda Threlkeld, ac...

Moffett Library construction inconvenient during finals

Moffett Library construction inconvenient during finals

Tommy Chhe, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Campus, Local

For students going into Moffett Library to study for their upcoming final exams, getting a preferable spot is already tough. Yet, the dilemma has another twist as the construction of the Moffett sees the second and third-floor being shut off to students. Students have access to only one floor during...

Moffett Library hosts tours for students

Tre' Jones

January 30, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Moffett Library staff gave tours of the building on Wednesday Jan. 24 and Thursday Jan. 25 to show people the features of the building and some of the collections the library has to offer. Clara Latham, university librarian, said she thinks it is important to have these tours and is glad the library...

Renovations for Moffett Library to begin May, 2018

Renovations for Moffett Library to begin May, 2018

Tre' Jones

November 7, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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 administrators rec...

Library workshop reaps low attendance

Library workshop reaps low attendance

Chloe Phillips

November 1, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

To help students build upon their research and citing skills, Moffett Library hosted what Andrea Williams, associate university librarian, describes as an advanced bibliographic citation workshop on Oct. 26. The workshop discussed using Endnote, a bibliographic citation software. "We assume st...

Moffett library hosts Food for Fines

Moffett library hosts Food for Fines

Joanne Ortega

April 26, 2017


Filed under Campus

As the school year comes to an end, students are taking action on the emails they have received reminding them about their library fees. Whether a usual visitor at the library or only go to study for finals, the big brown box in the front desk is something that can’t be miss when walking in. Moffet...

Moffett Library becomes a second home during finals

Dylan Hall

December 7, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Therapy dogs will be in Moffett Library the week of final exams as they were in the spring of 2015. Photo by Francisco Martinez.It’s the week before finals and some students are making the library their second home. They are in complete lock-down mode, with their heads stuffed in their books as much a...

History of MSU digitized

History of MSU digitized

Emily Carroll

February 9, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

Associate University Librarian for Technical Services Cortny Bates unveiled the digital display of MSU history on the second floor of Moffett Library on Tuesday Feb. 9. She presented a new touch-screen display to faculty, students and alumni that a spread of finger foods and drinks features the picture...

Social media helps to secure MSU brand

Social media helps to secure MSU brand

Melissa Laussmann

October 28, 2015


Filed under Campus, Feature

Social media has the power to influence lives, and has changed the way university officials do business. Departments and colleges across campus have implemented the use of social media tools to stay relevant, as well as to keep the public informed. Social media gives the university a way to promote their...

Despite drought, rain annoys students

Despite drought, rain annoys students

Morgan Haire

May 6, 2015


Filed under Campus, Local

Putting the city over its average monthly rainfall, Wichita Falls received 2.58 inches of rain May 5 - 6 according to National Weather Service. And, although welcome, the rain has put students in a bind with finals approaching. “With living off campus, the rain sometimes is so bad that it’...

Library renovations underway

Cody Samples

September 9, 2014


Filed under Campus, Campus Watch, News

Library Renovations from MWSU Campus Watch on Vimeo. The library is going through some renovations that started in the summer. “New lighting in the lobby, new lighting in front entry way on the first floor of the library,” Cortny Bates, associate librarian for technical services and special collection, says. “New carpets on the...

$30 million planned for Moffett Library remodel

$30 million planned for Moffett Library remodel

Erin Wrinkle

September 18, 2012


Filed under Campus, News

Over the next few years, President Jesse Rogers has hopes of giving Moffett Library a more modern look, thanks to a Tuition Revenue Bond from the state of Texas. Rogers submitted a request to pay for the remodeling of the out-of-date library at the August 9 Board of Regents meeting. “The proj...

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