West Texas A&M University

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In Panhandle, a Growing Need for a Shallow Lake's Water
Lake Meredith, previously empty, is only 4% full, but those 2.8 billion gallons are enough for the Canadian River Municipal Water Authority to start pumping water from the lake. The authority supplies water to Amarillo, Lubbock, and surrounding areas. The low water means higher sediment levels, which will affect the water's taste and cause higher treatment costs. More from the Amarillo Globe-News.

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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 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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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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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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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.

Record Breaking Year for Fort Hays State University

Oct 1, 2013
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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. 

Enrollment Numbers: WT, AC, and OPSU

Sep 16, 2013
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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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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.