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Registration Deadline Sept. 22 for WT Career Fair

Chip Chandler September 23, 2022

CANYON, Texas — Employers can register by Sept. 22 for a West Texas A&M University career fair offering them access to hundreds of job-seeking students.  The annual Fall Career and Internship...

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Canyon, Home to WT, Again Named Safest City in Texas, Rises to 21st Safest in Nation

Chip Chandler September 23, 2022

CANYON, Texas — An independent analyst has once again named Canyon, the home of West Texas A&M University, as one of the safest college towns in the country.  SafeWise, a leading online site...

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WT Theatre Hopes to Spell Its Way to S-U-C-C-E-S-S with New Musical

WT Theatre Hopes to Spell Its Way to S-U-C-C-E-S-S with New Musical

Chip Chandler September 22, 2022

CANYON, Texas — Laundry. Restaurant. Surpass.  These are the words that still haunt the director and cast members of West Texas A&M University Theatre’s upcoming production of “The 25th Annual...

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WT Authors to Celebrate Recent Publication of Four Books

Chip Chandler September 22, 2022

CANYON, Texas — Five West Texas A&M University faculty members will celebrate the recent publications of their books in a special event Sept. 27.  The Sybil B. Harrington College of Fine Arts...

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WT Homecoming: WT Through the Decades Set for Sept. 23 to Oct. 1

September 21, 2022

CANYON, Texas — Hundreds of Buffs spanning decades are expected to return to their old stomping grounds as West Texas A&M University celebrates Homecoming 2022.  Themed “WT Through the Decades,”...

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Prominent WT Alumni of Color to Be Honored at Homecoming Week Celebration

Chip Chandler September 20, 2022

CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University will honor its diverse alumni community at its Celebration of Color during Homecoming Week.  The event, hosted by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion,...

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WT Music Professor Publishes First Modern Edition of Austrian Composer’s Sacred Works

WT Music Professor Publishes First Modern Edition of Austrian Composer’s Sacred Works

Chip Chandler September 19, 2022

CANYON, Texas — Sacred 17th-century music by a Baroque composer is now accessible to the world, thanks to the research of a West Texas A&M University musicologist.  Dr. Kimberly Hieb, associate...

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KAMR’s Andy Justus to Host WT Alumni Association’s Phoenix Event Honoring Distinguished Alumni

KAMR’s Andy Justus to Host WT Alumni Association’s Phoenix Event Honoring Distinguished Alumni

Chip Chandler September 16, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]   CANYON, Texas — A West Texas A&M University graduate and Amarillo television mainstay will help the University celebrate its...

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Jon Mark Beilue: Being the creative messenger

Jon Mark Beilue: Being the creative messenger

Jon Mark Beilue September 16, 2022

WT students work with Canyon on award-winning videos   It was a pretty simple and logical connecting of the dots. Randy Ray, director of broadcast engineering and associate lecturer of...

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WT’s Center for Study of American West to Highlight Forgotten Panhandle Settlers in Pair of Events

WT’s Center for Study of American West to Highlight Forgotten Panhandle Settlers in Pair of Events

Chip Chandler September 16, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]   CANYON, Texas — A Sunray native and nationally regarded scholar on Chicano studies will discuss often-overlooked settlers of...

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Hispanic Heritage Month Activities Set at WT

Hispanic Heritage Month Activities Set at WT

Chip Chandler September 16, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]   CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of events through its Office...

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Administrative Changes Announced as WT’s Fall 2022 Semester Continues

Administrative Changes Announced as WT’s Fall 2022 Semester Continues

Chip Chandler September 16, 2022

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]   Dr. Lisa Garza Dr. Betty Coneway Dr. Laura Bell Dr. Kristina Drumheller Anne Medlock Michelle...

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