Graduate students involved in the university's geographic information systems (GIS) program worked with national agencies and nonprofits to evacuate families seeking asylum in Afghanistan.
Texas State’s Student Government is organizing a food drive for the Hays County Food Bank (HCFB) in preparation for the increase in food insecurity during this time of year.
As part of its initiative to establish additional student financial support programs, implement camps improvements and promote academic retention, Texas State has launched NEXT IS NOW, its largest fundraising campaign ever.
Students in Texas State's Geographical Information System (GIS) program assisted the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in mapping disaster zones caused by Hurricane Ida this September.
Faculty Senate discussed salary raises and future university department plans with President Denise Trauth and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Gene Bourgeois at its Oct. 6 meeting.
The increased risk of crashes involving bicyclists across Texas has San Marcos cyclists calling for safer bike paths and more consideration on the roadways.
Texas State’s Faculty Senate heard a presentation on Title IX policies and procedures and discussed possible charges to send to the university’s Governance Committee at its Sept. 29 meeting.
In an effort to keep its campus community safe from COVID-19, Texas State continues to push vaccinations, testing and the use of face masks. These measures have been recognized as the triumphs for preventing the spread of COVID-19, according to Student Health Center Director Dr. Emilio Carranco.
At its Sept. 20 meeting, Student Government held a Q&A session with University President Denise Trauth and elected two senators at large.
At its Sept. 15 meeting, Texas State Faculty Senate made suggestions and reviewed Texas State's faculty, department chair and dean hiring policies with Academic Affairs Associate Provost Debbie Thorne.
Dancers dressed in headdresses lined with colorful feathers and gold-plated chest plates performed and celebrated Texas State's Hispanic Serving Institution Week on Sept. 13 underneath the Arch at the University College Advising Center.
Since 2019, State Representative for Texas House District 45 Erin Zwiener has challenged Texas legislation in an attempt to pass a bill that allows college students to vote with their school-issued identification as well as other standard forms.
In its Sept. 7 meeting, the Hays County Commissioners Court adopted a proclamation recognizing Texas State during National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week.
Texas State's Faculty Senate contemplated campus sustainability and conservation efforts after reviewing a campus research fellow report at its Sept. 8 meeting.
With the Bobcat community back on campus for the fall semester, commuter parking spots are filling up, and Bobcat Shuttles have returned to its expanded route schedule.
Texas State will launch a vaccine incentive program on Sept. 7. Students, faculty and staff who have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine are eligible to win prizes.
Three years after losing his sister to one of the deadliest fires in San Marcos history, Brian “BK” Frizzell has set out to create “Justice For Our Kids,” a documentary chronicling the haunting night of the fire and the stories of those affected by it.
At its Sep.1 meeting, Faculty Senate met with President Denise Trauth, Texas State Chief Medical Officer Dr. Emilio Carranco and Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Gene Bourgeois.
A 19-member advisory committee has been selected by Texas State University System Board of Regents Chairman Charlie Amato to assist in the search for the next president of Texas State.
Over the past year, students with disabilities were forced to readjust their methods of learning as the majority of university curriculum was facilitated through a virtual or hybrid course delivery. Students who live with ADHD, epilepsy, hard of hearing, blindness, anxiety, diabetes and othe…
With the university community back on campus, members of Texas State’s Faculty Senate expressed concern over the sustainability and safety of in-person classes at their Aug. 25 meeting.
As the first week of classes come to a close, university leaders addressed campus concerns and answered student questions regarding absences, possible COVID-19 outbreaks and the Delta variant at Texas State's virtual town hall on Aug. 26.
Texas State released its 2021 Security and Fire Safety Report which includes campus crime statistics for the San Marcos and Round Rock campuses between 2018-2020.
At its Aug. 10 meeting, the Texas State Staff Council approved to suspend its bylaw that previously held officer elections during the month of September. With the suspension of the bylaw, elections for the 2021-2022 year will now take place in August.
Texas State advises students, faculty and staff to protect themselves as COVID-19 cases increase due to low vaccination rates and the spread of the COVID-19 Delta variant.
Faculty Senate discussed the results of a student retention workgroup report that examined grades, intervention and student retention at its July 21 meeting.
Michelle Sotolongo can easily recall the anxiety, uncertainty and emotions of feeling like an “other” that often fall upon undocumented students.
At its July 13 meeting, Texas State’s Staff Council proposed changing the language used in the University Policies and Procedure Statements (UPPS) under 04.04.30 which discusses bereavement and funeral leave for staff.
After enduring the freezing temperatures and blackouts of February's Winter Storm Uri, the San Marcos community braces for the possibility of yet another outage, this time accompanied by the Texas summer heat.
After a completely virtual program last summer, incoming students had the option of attending in-person New Student Orientation sessions this past month or participating in an online program in July.
Gov. Greg Abbott has appointed Sheila Faske and Stephen Lee to the Texas State University System Board of Regents. Abbott has also reappointed Alan Tinsley to the board.
As a college student who tested positive for COVID-19 this past year, Chelsey Gonzalez still remembers the mental debate of choosing whether to prioritize her health or grades.
Between two prominent Texas cities, there's a small club with a big impact. At the entrance, a flight of stairs decorated in the rainbow colors of pride leads guests into a room full of performers, drinks and people of every shape, size and sexual orientation.
University Police Department Chief of Police and Director Laurie Clouse has resigned, according to a statement from Vice President for Finance and Support Services Eric Algoe.
During its June 16 meeting, Texas State’s Faculty Senate edited faculty committee appointment guidelines and examined salary differences from the CUPA Salary data for administrators and faculty.
At its June 8 meeting, Texas State's Staff Council reveled the winners of the annual Staff Council awards and granted the Dr. Lawrence Estaville Employee Excellence Award to three recipients this year, instead of only one, as it had in previous years.