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Students recognized at annual honors banquet

To open the ceremony, Maria Peña, student government association president and political science senior, introduces the evening and speakers at the Honors Banquet on Friday, April 20, 2018. Photo by Brendan Wynne

Tyler Manning, Editor

April 21, 2018

Honor. Leadership. Service. These three tenants were highlighted during this year's annual Honors Banquet. More than 200 students, parents and faculty filled the D.L. Ligon Coliseum in anticipation to see who would receive academic honors and scholarships at the annual Honors Banquet on April ...

Board votes to increase tuition and fees

The Board of Regents gather together in a meeting with other guests to discuss campus information in the Hardin building at Midwestern State University on Nov. 9, 2017. Photo by Harlie David

Tyler Manning

February 9, 2018

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...

Health sciences building cost raises concern

The first version of the new health sciences building was cut back due to increased construction costs.

Kara McIntyre

November 10, 2017

Kyle Owen, associate vice president for facilities services, presented his report to the Board of Regents on the status of the new health sciences and human services building — and the cost was a bit more than he expected. On Nov. 9, Owen announced that the October bids for the new building were ab...

Representing the student body proves to be a rewarding experience

Shelby Davis

Shelby Davis

February 24, 2014

I have never experienced anything more intimidating than sitting at a boardroom table with lawyers, public accountants and university administrators to discuss the future of the university. The first time I spoke up in a Board of Regents meeting I felt like my heart was going to beat through my che...

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