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Archive for February 28th, 2012

Civil Engineering Society at WTAMU
[ 0 ] February 28, 2012 |

Civil Engineering Society at WTAMU

WTAMU’s Civil Engineering Society was founded by civil engineering students in October 2011. Before being considered a chapter of The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the Civil Engineering Society must complete a year-long application process, due to be reviewed in October 2012. The society welcomes goal-oriented students involved in WT’s campus, said Assistant Professor […]

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Liz Murray shares homeless to Harvard experience
[ 0 ] February 28, 2012 |

Liz Murray shares homeless to Harvard experience

Liz Murray spoke at the Mary Moody Northen Recital Hall for Communication Week on Feb. 21. The Distinguished Lecture Series brought her in to talk about her experiences of homelessness and her journey to Harvard. Murray spoke with lots of emotion and a surprising amount of humor. “I thought she was just so amazing and […]

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Buffs win last nine games of season
[ 0 ] February 28, 2012 |

Buffs win last nine games of season

The Lady Buffs’ regular season went down to the wire this weekend as they traveled to Lawton, Okla. for a game against Cameron State on Saturday. WTAMU wouldn’t make watching the game easy for fans as they trailed by 16-points with less than six minutes left in the first half. However, the team would show […]

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WT’s Student Fee Committee holds second budget meeting
[ 0 ] February 28, 2012 |

WT’s Student Fee Committee holds second budget meeting

The WTAMU Student Fee Advisory Committee met on Feb. 24 to continue the discussion on student fee allocations for the next school year. The meeting’s agenda covered allocations towards academic organizations such as Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE), Speech Team, KWTS 91.1 and more. “The Student Service fee goes towards these groups [and student services],” […]

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CORE will sponsor 2012 annual university formal
[ 0 ] February 28, 2012 |

CORE will sponsor 2012 annual university formal

The annual university formal, sponsored by the WTAMU CORE office, will take place at the Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza from 7 p.m. – 11:45 p.m. on March 3. This year’s university theme is “Salsa.” Marco Jimenez, a graduate student in Business Administration and formal king candidate, said he finds the theme appealing. “I love […]

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Students and community tackle federal budget
[ 0 ] February 28, 2012 |

Students and community tackle federal budget

College students and community leaders joined together at the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum on Feb. 21 to take a shot at creating their own version of the federal budget through a workshop called “Principles and Priorities,” created by the Concord Coalition. The Concord Coalition is a non-partisan, national grassroots organization dedicated to educating America about the […]

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S.A.G.E. to host dodgeball tournament for WT students
[ 0 ] February 28, 2012 |

S.A.G.E. to host dodgeball tournament for WT students

Students Assisting in Good Endeavor (S.A.G.E.), a WTAMU campus organization, is hosting its eigth annual dodgeball tournament on March 1. The games will begin at 7 p.m. in The Box and everyone is welcome to attend, said S.A.G.E. president Jordan Welch, a Childhood Education major. “Any WT student can participate,” said Welch.  “[The first] 180 […]

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Spring brings baseball back
[ 0 ] February 28, 2012 |

Spring brings baseball back

As another February winds down, we are again confronted with spring training. Yes, baseball season is here again. Just the sound of the word “baseball” conjures up patriotic feelings for most Americans and an overwhelming majority of sports fans. There are so many high hopes for the majors this season and it’s easy to see […]

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Dr. O’Brien speaks at rescheduled Q&A session
[ 1 ] February 28, 2012 |

Dr. O’Brien speaks at rescheduled Q&A session

WTAMU Student Government sponsored a Q&A in the JBK featuring University President Dr. Patrick O’Brien on Feb. 27. The purpose of the event was for Dr. O’Brien to address students’ questions concerning the future of the University. Questions ranged from topics about construction on campus to parking concerns. “I think it went well, there were […]

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GMAT course helps prepare WTAMU students for exam
[ 0 ] February 28, 2012 |

GMAT course helps prepare WTAMU students for exam

WTAMU’s Graduate School will be offering a course to prepare for the GMAT exam. Dr. Robin Capt, associate dean and assistant professor of the graduate school and research, said that this GMAT prep course will prepare students properly and provide a better understanding of the exam. “The purpose of this course is to improve students’ […]

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