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Thursday, January 12th, 2012

Texas State graduates to ’emerging research’ status

There are now eight Texas universities vying to be the state's next tier-one campus. Texas State University has officially been reclassified as an "emerging research university," making it eligible for the state-sanctioned competition designed to establish the next great public research university in Texas.

Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010

Informational Bobcat Day to be held on Nov. 13

Bobcat Day gives information about Texas State to incoming freshmen, as well as potential new students. The 2010 Bobcat Day is slated for Nov.13.

Saturday, October 24th, 2009

Veteran's Day celebration includes screening of two films

The screening of two documentary films about the war in Vietnam will precede the Veteran's Day celebration in San Marcos. The city will have its annual parade and biscuits and gravy breakfast on Nov. 7

Thursday, October 15th, 2009

First Bobcat Day of semester set for Saturday

Bobcat Day is open to all students and parents wishing to learn more about Texas State. No reservations are required for Saturday's event. Tours and sessions will fill attendees with lots of information on Texas State.

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009

City says water supply good until 2070

City officials believe San Marcos has secured water supplies to last until 2070 after reports from the city's efficiency task force and McLain Decision Support System on water and wastewater utilities.

Monday, October 12th, 2009

Texas State hosts Cyber Security Awareness Day

The Department of Information Technology at Texas State will hold its 5th annual Cyber Security Awareness Day Wednesday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom. The day promotes security awareness and safe computing practices, featuring...

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Bobcat Tube will launch with video contest

The Office of University Marketing at Texas State is sponsoring the Bobcat Tube Video Contest as a part of the launch for the Texas State homepage on YouTube.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

ACTiVATE to activate at Texas State

The cutting edge program for women's entrepreneurship in science and technology, Achieving the Commercialization of Technology Ventures through Applied Training for Entrepreneurs (ACTiVATE), will be started at Texas State in October.

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

Texas State welcomes veterans

Faculty and staff volunteers wrapped yellow ribbons around lamp posts, signs, benches and even the huge marble pillars of the Alkek Library to welcome military veterans to a new semester at Texas State.

Friday, September 4th, 2009

Weekend: Yoga, music, barbecue and football!

This weekend Texas State takes on Angelo State in a much talked-about football game. Music, as always, is full of delightful surprises, and don't forget about barbecue and movies.

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