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Fred Dietz hired as vice president for enrollment management

Fred Dietz hired as vice president for enrollment management

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

The search for the vice president of enrollment management is over as Suzanne Shipley, university president, announced in a postmaster email on April 19 that the search committee chose Fred Dietz out of more than 40 candidates to fill the position, effective July 1. Shipley said in the email, "I know the...

20 organizations look to recruit students at fair

latoya fondren

January 25, 2018


Filed under Campus, News

Students filled the Clark Student Center Atrium as they walked around to each table to gather information regarding the about 20 organizations at the Student Organization Fair, put on by the Office of Student Involvement. Stefan Laplace, geosciences senior and secretary of the Environmental Student...

366 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

366 prospective students attend Mustangs Rally

Herbert McCullough

October 31, 2017


Filed under Campus, News

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...

Waiting is worth it

The Wichitan

September 5, 2017


Filed under Op-Ed, Staff Editorial

OUR VIEW: The first football game and tailgate should've been later in the semester, not the first week of school. Everyone knows the drill. Bright lights. All day tailgating. Greeks setting up trashketball, corn hole and their giant letters in the dusty, gravel parking lot. Girls and boys alike c...

Frat life is the best life

Frat life is the best life

The Wichitan

August 29, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

There are many great reasons why getting involved in Greek life is the right way to go. I personally accredit it as one of the best decisions I have made in my collegiate career, and I'm not just saying that. I know what everyone is thinking: "Another frat boy who's going to tell me to rush becaus...

Don’t knock it ’til you try it

Don’t knock it ’til you try it

The Wichitan

August 29, 2017


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

I played an active part in high school — I was on the soccer team, part of the National Art Society and involved in other school activities. Coming into college, I was extremely scared about not having that team that I had always had in high school, so I wanted to find that. I wanted to be part of something bigger th...

Why you should pledge a fraternity

Why you should pledge a fraternity

The Wichitan

September 7, 2016


Filed under Guest Column, Op-Ed

Fall brings many on campus traditions. Summer break comes to a blistering end. Football players start games. And the Greek community is looking upon the hectic week know as rush week.Rush week is a big event for fraternities this week. I’m a member of the Greek community and part of the Sigma Nu frate...

Enrollment numbers increase for spring semester

Enrollment numbers increase for spring semester

Emily Carroll

February 24, 2016


Filed under Campus, News

SPRING ENROLLMENTOfficial reports confirmed Feb. 10 that enrollment increased by approximately 3 percent, the fourth consecutive semester of increases.Keith Lamb, vice president of student affairs and enrollment management, estimated this 3 percent increase. Although numbers increased from 5,574 students ...

Fraternities go beyond stereotypes

Fraternities go beyond stereotypes

Nizhoni Terronez

September 23, 2014


Filed under Campus, News

When a freshman hears the word "fraternity," the first thing that goes through his head is Hollywood's adaptation of college life and the fraternity experience, but Michael Schmitz, respiratory therapy junior and two-year member of Tau Kappa Epsilon, would disagree. "Everyone comes in with this predet...

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