Education

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....
Comptroller’s Office Accepting Match the Promise Scholarship...
Comptroller Glenn Hegar on Wednesday, Dec. 13, reminded Texans that the application deadline for Texas Match the Promise Foundation scholarship awards are Dec. 31. Match...
SFA Rusche College of Business associate professor receives 2017...
Dr. Clive Muir, associate professor in Stephen F. Austin State University’s Rusche College of Business, received the 2017 Pearson Award for Innovation in Teaching with...
Pictured, Dr. Zhang Jianqiu, president of the Jilin Provincial Academy of Forestry Sciences, seated left, signs the cooperative agreement with Dr. Baker Pattillo, president of SFA. Standing from left are Dr. Matthew McBroom, associate dean of SFA’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture; Dr. Hans Williams, dean of the college; and Dr. Steve Bullard, provost and vice president for academic affairs at SFA. SFA’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture enters...
Stephen F. Austin State University’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture has entered into a cooperative relationship with the Jilin...


Stephen F. Austin State University Students Intern with NFL and...
During the summer, three graduate students in Stephen F. Austin State University’s athletic training program interned as athletic trainers with the NFL and Women’s...
Jacksonville ISD Students and Teachers visit Jacksonville Rotary
At the Dec. 6 meeting,Rotarian Dr. Chad Kelly, Jacksonville ISD Superintendent, hosted Monica Gaskin and Carmen Fiscal, teachers at Joe Wright...


Angelina College sonography students Kate Collmorgen, Whitney Keith, Heaven-Lee Banda, Yesenia Sandoval, Brittni Byrd and Rylee Hudspeth recently earned a 100 percent pass rate on the Sonography Principles and Instrumentation Exam administered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography. AC sonography students achieve 100% pass rate on national exam
Six Angelina College sonography students, including one from Jacksonville, recently earned a 100 percent pass rate on the Sonography Principles and...


Last Chance to see Special Exhibit on Jim Bowie and his Famous...
Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush is encouraging Texas history enthusiasts to visit the Alamo and see a special temporary exhibition exploring the life of legendary...