San Marcos Mercury | Local News from San Marcos and Hays County, Texas

May 1st, 2009
Texas State to hold ring ceremony

STAFF REPORT

Texas State will hold its annual ring ceremony on May 5 at 7 p.m. in Strahan Coliseum.

Students and families will gather at Strahan Coliseum to witness students receiving their official Texas State rings. The students will symbolically rinse their hands in a fountain holding water from the San Marcos River before placing the new rings on their fingers.

The ceremony is held by the Texas State Alumni Association and the University Bookstore. The rings bear the official Texas State design. The Texas Lone Star sits atop the ring, surrounded oak and laurel leaf wreaths inside the Texas State name and founding date.

Old Main is engraved on the left side of the ring, with the Texas State initials decorating the right side. The Gaillardia, Texas State’s official flower, in engraved on the inside of the ring.

To participate in the ceremony, please RSVP by May 1, by calling (512) 245-2371, or via email.

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