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WT Theatre’s Bloody New ‘Sweeney Todd’ to Open Feb. 10

WT Theatre’s Bloody New ‘Sweeney Todd’ to Open Feb. 10

Chip Chandler February 1, 2023

CANYON, Texas — In West Texas A&M University Theatre’s next production, the murderous musical “Sweeney Todd,” everyone from the not-so-blameless victims to the homicidal titular character himself...

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WT Symphonic Band to Perform at National Conference, Tour Dallas Area

WT Symphonic Band to Perform at National Conference, Tour Dallas Area

Chip Chandler February 1, 2023

CANYON, Texas — The West Texas A&M University Symphonic Band is one of only nine university bands to be invited to perform at this year’s College Band Directors National Association convention. The...

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WT Education Professors Launch Study of Multilingual Students at AISD’s Eastridge Elementary

WT Education Professors Launch Study of Multilingual Students at AISD’s Eastridge Elementary

Chip Chandler January 31, 2023

CANYON, Texas —West Texas A&M University professors are leading a new study of how to promote learning for multilingual students through a research partnership with Eastridge Elementary School in...

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WT’s Black History Month Celebrations Begin Feb. 1

WT’s Black History Month Celebrations Begin Feb. 1

Chip Chandler January 30, 2023

CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University will commemorate Black History Month by celebrating heroes and pointing the way forward for diverse students. WT’s Office for Diversity and Inclusion...

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WT AmeriCorps Members to Deliver Books, Serve in Schools for World Read Aloud Day

WT AmeriCorps Members to Deliver Books, Serve in Schools for World Read Aloud Day

Chip Chandler January 30, 2023

WT AmeriCorps Members to Deliver Books, Serve in Schools for World Read Aloud Day CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University AmeriCorps members will celebrate World Read Aloud Day on Feb. 1 with...

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WT Police Department, Title IX Office Announce New Hires, Promotions

WT Police Department, Title IX Office Announce New Hires, Promotions

Chip Chandler January 27, 2023

CANYON, Texas — The West Texas A&M University Police Department announces the promotions of two officers and a civilian employee. Plus, the University’s Office of Civil Rights and Title IX has...

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WT Diversity Officer Wins National Award

WT Diversity Officer Wins National Award

Chip Chandler January 27, 2023

CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University’s chief diversity and inclusion officer is the recipient of a prestigious national award from the Not Alone Foundation. Angela Allen, who has headed...

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Curator of Plainview Contemporary Art Museum to Exhibit New Works at WT

Curator of Plainview Contemporary Art Museum to Exhibit New Works at WT

Chip Chandler January 26, 2023

CANYON, Texas — A former West Texas A&M University student who founded an art museum in Plainview will be featured in a new exhibition at WT. Kelly Alison’s “Get Behind the Mule,” featuring...

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U.S. News: WT Bachelor’s, MBA Programs for Veterans Tops in State

U.S. News: WT Bachelor’s, MBA Programs for Veterans Tops in State

Chip Chandler January 26, 2023

CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University offers the No. 1 online bachelor’s programs for veterans and the No. 3 online MBA program for veterans in Texas, according to recently released rankings...

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CSAW Book Award Winner to Speak Jan. 30 at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

CSAW Book Award Winner to Speak Jan. 30 at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Chip Chandler January 26, 2023

CANYON, Texas — The 2022 winner of a major award from West Texas A&M University’s Center for the Study of the American West will discuss the region’s ongoing water crisis in a special Jan. 30...

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U.S. News & World Report: WT’s Online Programs Among Top in Texas, Country

U.S. News & World Report: WT’s Online Programs Among Top in Texas, Country

Chip Chandler January 25, 2023

CANYON, Texas — West Texas A&M University’s online undergraduate program is No. 2 in Texas and tied for No. 30 in the country, according to newly released 2023 rankings from U.S. News & World...

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WT School of Music Professors in Spotlight in Jan. 27 Recital

WT School of Music Professors in Spotlight in Jan. 27 Recital

Chip Chandler January 20, 2023

CANYON, Texas — Professors in West Texas A&M University’s School of Music will take the stage Jan. 27 to demonstrate to current and future students, among others, that they practice what they preach. The...

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