Bill Harley headlines annual storytelling festival

West Texas A&M University welcomes two-time Grammy award-winning storyteller Bill Harley on Friday, May 8, for the 2015 storytelling festival.   The festival is completely student produced by the graduate seminar, the Art of Storytelling. Each spring semester, the Art of Storytelling graduate class prepares a series of stories ranging from ghost stories to myths…

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WTAMU alum accepts Teacher of the Year honor

In January, Shanna Peeples, teacher at Palo Duro High School, was awarded Texas Teacher of the year for 2015 and was one of the four finalists for Teacher of the Year in the nation. Becoming teacher of the year requires one to inspire all students to learn, have respect for all students, parents and colleagues,…

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Course evals will move online

Near the end of every semester, students of West Texas A&M University can expect to fill out a course evaluation. Every semester, students are asked to fill out these evaluations, which give teachers and department heads student feedback on how the class was taught and how well the teachers did throughout the semester.   “The…

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Meyer claims 2015 Student Employee of the Year

Many students at West Texas A&M University pursue higher education with the help of scholarships, grants and even monetary assistance from family. Some of these students need only to attend class and make good grades. Others, however, have to juggle student life with a job in order to stay on top of their financial obligations…

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WT advertising team brings home first place win

The West Texas A&M University Buffalo Advertising team took home first place over all with best media plan and best promotion in the District 10 competition in Dallas, Texas. Each year the WT Buffalo Advising team partners with a major corporation client and comes up with a marketing campaign for them.   “Every year AAF…

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Panel discussion addresses concepts of feminism

The West Texas A&M University Gender Studies Certificate Program hosted their second Faces of Feminism discussion of the year. The panel discussion was held on Thursday, April 23, in the Recital Hall of the Sybil B. Fine Arts Complex. The featured panelists were Dr. Sarah Vartabedian, assistant professor of Communication; Dr. Amy Von Lintel, assistant…

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Phone, money scammers target WTAMU students

Scamming is no small issue. We have all been warned about the seriousness of giving out personal information to companies or people that we are not familiar with. If not informed, it is very easy to be scammed out of thousands of dollars. Recently, West Texas A&M students have fallen victim to phone scams.  …

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Holocaust event held last week

The students at West Texas A&M take great pride in continuing their education outside of the classroom. WT students are constantly feeding themselves knowledge.   Last week in the JBK, WT students and faculty were given the opportunity to take a journey through World War II during the “Holocaust Remembrance” interactive event.   The interactive…

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