Fearless learner: Asking questions opened doors to scholarships, mentors, career path for biology grad
Krystle Moore ’13
By Billi London-Gray
It’s hard to believe brilliant people who tell you, “Don’t be afraid to feel dumb.” But these words are the motto of Krystle Moore, who recently completed her bachelor’s degree in biology at Texas State University. Her brave, inquisitive attitude has led her to one great opportunity after another. Continue reading
Posted in Alumni, Spotlight: Excellence at Texas State, Texas State Faces
Tagged Alumni, auxin, college advice, College of Science and Engineering, Del Rio, H-LSAMP, Houston-Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation, Krystle Moore, molecular biology, pharmacy, Picloram, recent graduates, Scholarships, STEM, Texas State, Texas State University
As semester closes, consider how finances affect academic success
Plan now for success down the road.
By Texas State SLAC
Preparing for finals is probably the biggest thing weighing on your mind this time of year. But whether you’re continuing at Texas State University in the summer or completing your degree and moving forward with graduate studies in the fall, now is a good time to think about your financial plan for future semesters. As this semester’s end draws near, consider the following: Continue reading
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Tagged Career Services, financial aid, financial planning, grants, Jobs4Cats, loans, on-campus jobs, PACE, Personalized Academic and Career Exploration, resume help, Scholarships, SLAC, Student Learning Assistance Center, Texas State University, work-study
As agriculture student seeks vet
career, USDA gives support
By Billi London-Gray
Marissa Martinez says she has “always, always” loved animals. From raising chicks in her bedroom as a child to tending animals at Freeman Ranch during her first class at Texas State University, she has followed a path to make creature care her life’s work.
Added to her enjoyment of this work — and her dean’s list-worthy grades — as evidence that she’s found her calling, last week the federal government gave her its endorsement: she was selected as one of only 24 students nationwide to attend the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s annual conference, the 2012 Agricultural Outlook Forum.
The second-year animal science major, on track to become a veterinarian, says the recognition is exciting. But, she adds, she wouldn’t have found the opportunities without the support of Texas State’s Agriculture Department.
“My time at Texas State, the short two years that I have been here, has been nothing but great,” she says. “The atmosphere is amazing, everyone is so friendly, and my professors actually care about me as a person.” Continue reading
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Tagged animal science, Department of Agriculture, Judson High School Converse Texas, Pre-vet, Scholarships, students, Texas State, Texas State University, USDA, USDA Agricultural Outlook Forum, USDA FATE grant, veterinary studies
Bobcat Club rallies athletes to the
finish line with member support
By Catherine Harper
From the yells of cheerleaders to the fighting chants from fans, Texas State student-athletes receive encouragement from all sides during the game. Outside of games, Bobcat athletes receive encouragement and support from Texas State’s Bobcat Club, a scholarship organization that helps student-athletes pursue their goals.
The Bobcat Club brings together Texas State alumni, fans, former student-athletes, coaches and friends to provide current student-athletes with athletic and academic support. Through fundraising for academic scholarships, the Bobcat Club strengthens opportunities for student-athletes and the Texas State Athletics Department, as well as for the next generation of Bobcat athletes.
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Tagged Bobcat Blitz, Bobcat Club, Bobcat Stadium, Football Bowl Subdivision, Kickoff Luncheon, NCAA, Sac 'N Pac, Scholarships, Tarleton University, Texas State, Texas State Alumni, Texas State Athletics, Texas State Football, Texas State University