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Friday, November 4th, 2011

Hernandez Elementary “Fall into Reading” event celebrates literacy

More than 170 volunteers -- including the Chick-fil-A cow -- came to Hernandez Elementary classrooms on Oct. 28 to read with students and provide refreshments as part of the school’s annual “Fall into Reading” Day.

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2011

Texas State adds doctorates in developmental education

Texas State officials announced the university will offer a doctor of philosophy degree in developmental education and a doctor of education degree in developmental education this fall.

Tuesday, January 4th, 2011

Community Action to hold college prep sessions

Community Action of Hays, Caldwell and Blanco Counties is sponsoring a college prep academy this month to show prospective college students some of the ropes so they can get the most education for the money. Information sessions...

Friday, July 9th, 2010

Texas State holds MELL conference

Texas State is holding a conference this weekend to help instructors who are charged with teaching mathematics to students who don't have English as their primary language.

Friday, May 14th, 2010

Boothe to speak at Texas State commencement

Texas State alumnus Powers Boothe, an Emmy Award-winning actor, will speak at one of five Texas State commencement ceremonies this weekend. The university expects to graduate about 3,600 degree candidates.

Monday, April 26th, 2010

Texas State, Microsoft announce partnership

Microsoft and the College of Education at Texas State announced a pilot program last week designed to train public school teachers to use technology in the classroom more effectively.

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Pickens to speak at Texas State graduation

Energy proprietor T. Boone Pickens will be the keynote speaker at one of four commencement ceremonies to be held at Texas State next weekend in Strahan Coliseum.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

Price to speak at psychological convention

Larry R. Price, a professor in the College of Education at Texas State, will speak on methodological advances in functional neuroimaging before the American Psychological Association in Toronto.