West Texas A&M University

Student loan debt
8:00 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

WT grads have significantly less student debt

Credit wtamu.edu

The WT graduating class of 2012 entered the job market with better prospects and significantly less student loan debt.  The Amarillo Globe-News reported the average WT grad had student loan debt of $19,774 compared to the national average of $29,400.

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James Welch
8:00 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Panhandle native couldn’t let 32,000 families down

James Welch
Credit wtamu.edu

James Welch didn’t plan his career.  He just worked hard and did the next thing according to an article from West Texas A&M University.

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Music
8:00 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

World Renowned Opera Singer Comes Home to WT

Emily Pulley, as Anaide, and Eric Schmidt, as Fadinard, performed in Amarillo Opera's “The Italian Straw Hat.”
Credit amarillo.com

Emily Pulley has traveled the world doing what she loves—singing. 

Pulley’s journey began at West Texas State University.  Although she loved to sing, her dad wasn’t sure she could make a living at it, so she planned to earn a master’s degree in English and teach according to an article from WT. 

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Music
8:00 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

Texas Panhandle Farm Boy Makes Good

Credit americansongwriter.com

Who has more number one songs than Guy Clark, Willie Nelson and Don Henley combined? 

It’s Gruver, Texas farm boy Rodney Clawson. 

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Agriculture
8:00 pm
Tue March 4, 2014

West Texas A&M beef cloning moving ahead

Part of the team caring for West Texas A&M University's clones, bull Alpha and one of the females called Gammas, from left to right: Kelly Jones, Landon Canterbury, Paydon Hales and Hayden Alexander.
Credit amarillo.com

A cloning project at West Texas A&M University is poised to enter the next phase of creating cattle that will produce top quality beef recently reported the Amarillo Globe-News.

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University Enrollment Numbers
8:00 pm
Tue October 1, 2013

Record Breaking Year for Fort Hays State University

Picken Hall
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Enrollment figures are in for Kansas, and it’s a record setting year for Fort Hays State University according to a recent press release from FHSU. 

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Education
8:00 pm
Mon September 16, 2013

Enrollment Numbers: WT, AC, and OPSU

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Day 12 enrollment numbers are in for West Texas A&M University, Amarillo College, and Oklahoma Panhandle State University. 

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Music
8:01 pm
Mon August 5, 2013

Harrington String Quartet Fundraiser Nearing Goal

Rossitza Jekova-Goza, Keith Redpath, Emmanuel Lopez and Vesselin Todorov perform at the end of the Harrington String Quartet's 2012-13 concert season.
Credit Sean Steffen/Amarillo Globe-News

A fundraising campaign to sustain the Harrington String Quartet after a major loss of funding has raised a majority of its goal.

Stringendo, a West Texas A&M University project established in April to support the Canyon, Tex. classical music quartet, has raised $25,000 of a $35,000 goal in under four months, the Amarillo Globe-News reports.

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