Education

Wells resident Named to Dean’s List
More than 4,240 Baylor University students were named to the Dean’s Academic Honor Roll for the 2017 fall semester. Students honored on the Dean’s List are Baylor...
Jacksonville College Hosts December Graduate Luncheon with Tara...
Jaguar Effective Teachers (JETS) and Faith Memorial and Faith Memorial Baptist Church of the Ironton community recently sponsored a luncheon honoring prospective December...
Commissioner George P. Bush Launches First-Ever Alamo “Digital...
On Dec. 21, 2017, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced a first: a digital visualization of the Alamo Battlefield as it appeared in 1836 matched up with how it...
Students at SFA continue Wildland Fire Data Collection in the...
Although summer has come to a close, it is the perfect time for Stephen F. Austin State University students to begin planning an adventure for the summer 2018...
Cherokee County residents Named to Dean’s List
The following students were named to the Fall 2017 Dean’s List at LeTourneau University. The Dean’s List recognizes students who have achieved a grade point average between...
Gov. Abbott declares January as School Board Recognition month
Governor Greg Abbott has declared January as School Board Recognition Month. “In Texas, we place immense value in our youth,” Gov. Abbott said. “We protect them, guide...
RISD earns state’s highest fiscal accountability rating
Rusk Independent School District officials announced that the district received a rating of “A” for “Superior Achievement” under Texas’ School FIRST financial...
The members of the Rusk School Board are, from left, Rodney Hugghins, board president Britt Patterson, Jake Ocker, board vice-president Jeff Johnson, board secretary Tracy Session, Teresa Phifer and Martin Pepin. RISD recognizes trustees for School Board Recognition month
January is School Board Recognition Month and Rusk ISD is joining other districts across the state to thank these community volunteers for their...

Free Online Course Opportunity at BMA Seminary
The free course for Spring 2018 will be Introduction to Christian Ethics -CE111cf. Course Description Ethics deal with the process of determining what is right and wrong...
East Texas Communities Foundation Announces Scholarships Available...
East Texas Communities Foundation is currently accepting applications from East Texas students for fifty-one scholarships. Deadline for submission is Feb. 1, at 5 p.m.,...
A team of researchers, including Dr. Shiyou Li, pictured, research professor and director of the National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops at Stephen F. Austin State University, recently received a U.S. patent for Salvinol, a compound derived from the invasive giant salvinia plant. Lab trials conducted at the NCPC show Salvinol can slow and, in some cases, completely inhibit the growth of a wide range of cancer cells, including pancreatic and lung cancer cells. Compound patented by SFA’s National Center for Pharmaceutical Crops...
A plant many consider destructive may have just redeemed itself by offering promise in fighting cancer. A team of researchers at Stephen F. Austin...

Commissioner George P. Bush announces kickoff of 2018 Adopt-A-Beach...
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is calling for entries in the 22nd Annual Adopt-A-Beach “Treasures of the Texas Coast” Children’s Art Contest. The deadline to submit...
Stephen F. Austin State University public history graduate students Amanda Saylor (left) and Laura Turner joined with NIBCO, a 111-year-old valve, fittings and flow control products company, to research, design and create an exhibit to celebrate the 75th anniversary of NIBCO’s Nacogdoches plant. SFA Public History Graduate Students help Create NIBCO exhibit to...
A pair of Stephen F. Austin State University public history graduate students have joined with NIBCO, a 111-year old valve, fittings and flow...

BMA Seminary is Ready for Spring
Pre-registration has already begun. Registration Week is Jan. 8 - 12. Classes will begin on Jan. 29. Call with questions (903)586-2501 or toll free (800)259-5673 or...
Registration Underway for Spring Music Prep Lessons, Classes
Registration is underway for private lessons and group classes offered for the 2018 spring semester by the Music Preparatory Division of the School of Music at Stephen F....