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Serving the West Texas A&M University community since 1919.

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Press Releases

Diné Filmmaker to Speak for CSAW, WT’s Distinguished Lecture Series 

April 13, 2021

April 12, 2021 CONTACT: Dr. Alex Hunt, 806-651-2457, [email protected], or Dr. Brian Ingrassia, DLS chair, 806-651-2470, [email protected] CANYON, Texas — An award-winning Diné, or Navajo,...

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WT Jazz Bands to Give Outdoor Concert April 15

April 13, 2021

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected] CANYON, Texas — Big band tunes will fill the evening skies during an outdoor concert April 15 on the grounds of West Texas A&M University. WT’s...

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WT Distinguished Lecture Series to Examine Rise of Modern Conservatism Through Literary Lens

WT Distinguished Lecture Series to Examine Rise of Modern Conservatism Through Literary Lens

February 24, 2021

Contact: Dr. Ryan Brooks, [email protected], 806-651-2484 CANYON, Texas — An upcoming West Texas A&M University lecture will explore how post- World War II American literature can offer insights...

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Historic Gift Will Fund Baptist Community Services Nursing Education Floor for WT

Historic Gift Will Fund Baptist Community Services Nursing Education Floor for WT

February 24, 2021

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected] CANYON, Texas — In the largest gift in its history, High Plains Christian Ministries Foundation will give $3 million to support West Texas...

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Susan Allen Retires as WT Assistant VP; Melissa White Named As Successor

February 2, 2021

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected] CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University’s departing assistant vice president of academic affairs has nothing but faith in her successor....

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WT No. 1 in Texas, High Nationally in U.S. News & World Report 2021 Rankings

WT No. 1 in Texas, High Nationally in U.S. News & World Report 2021 Rankings

January 26, 2021

Copy by Christina Cahillane, 806-651-2701, [email protected]  Contact: Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected]  CANYON, Texas – West Texas A&M University offers the best online...

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Photo courtesy of USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service

USDA Shares Easy At-Home Advice for Handling Food Safely this Thanksgiving

November 23, 2020

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2020 – This week, Americans will enjoy a delicious meal on Thanksgiving Day with family and friends – either in person or virtually. Taking the necessary steps toward safe...

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College of Business Inducts Students into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

College of Business Inducts Students into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

November 23, 2020

Copy by Lynsee Bjork, 806-651-2526, [email protected] Contact:  Dr. Kelly McCauley, [email protected] CANYON, Texas—Forty-nine students in the Paul and Virginia Engler College of Business at West...

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Seven WT Students Inducted into Lambda Pi Eta

Seven WT Students Inducted into Lambda Pi Eta

November 19, 2020

Dr. Trudy Hanson [email protected] 806-651-2800 Seven WT undergraduate students were inducted into the Gamma...

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WT McNair Scholars to Showcase Research

WT McNair Scholars to Showcase Research

November 17, 2020

Copy by Chip Chandler, 806-651-2124, [email protected] CANYON, Texas — Some top West Texas A&M University undergraduate students will present the results of months of intensive research in...

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Texas violinist, Havuka Lund, is a Division Finalist in the MTNA Young Artists Competition

Texas violinist, Havuka Lund, is a Division Finalist in the MTNA Young Artists Competition

November 17, 2020

For More Information Contact: Havuka Lund (806) 517-5117 [email protected] AMARILLO, TEXAS (November 18, 2020)—Havuka Lund, an Amarillo native, will compete as Division Finalist in the MTNA Young...

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Texas A&M System Regents Approve Naming Facilities on WT Campus After Texas A&M Distinguished Alumnus Charles Graham

Texas A&M System Regents Approve Naming Facilities on WT Campus After Texas A&M Distinguished Alumnus Charles Graham

November 17, 2020

CONTACT: Chip Chandler, WT senior communications specialist, [email protected], (806) 651-2124 Jennifer Gauntt, director of College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Communication, [email protected],...

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