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Slabach hosts first virtual 2020 Town Hall meeting

Over 90 faculty and staff logged into Zoom Tuesday afternoon for the first 2020 Town Hall meeting of the semester and the first meeting since the COVID-19 restrictions. President Frederick Slabach headed the meeting and answered general questions as usual. But unlike regular town hall meetings where one group has the focus, Slabach had several… Continue reading Slabach hosts first virtual 2020 Town Hall meeting

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SGA Representatives continue with monthly reports

Student Government Association members will continue to do their monthly reports despite working remotely. “I would like to try to move forward as much as possible,” SGA President Alyssa Hutchinson said Friday. “I would like representatives to keep doing monthly reports. Ultimately how we respond to this is going to have a big effect on… Continue reading SGA Representatives continue with monthly reports

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SGA resumes weekly meetings remotely

Student Government Association had their first online meeting in Microsoft Teams last Friday at their regular time and will continue to do for the rest of the spring 2020 semester. At the meeting, SGA President Alyssa Hutchinson said SGA will not be writing any more bills this semester. “Finances have been frozen across the university,”… Continue reading SGA resumes weekly meetings remotely

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Academic advising adjusts to COVID-19 regulations

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, students need to complete their advising online. Photo illustration by Hannah Onder Priority registration deadlines for summer and fall 2020 are still on track for their regular dates even with the COVID-19 virus. To comply with the City of Fort Worth’s “Stay Home, Work Safe” order, the Academic Success Center moved… Continue reading Academic advising adjusts to COVID-19 regulations

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SGA obtains a full board for spring 2020 semester

The Student Government Association has a full board as of Friday’s meeting with the appointment of junior E-6 bilingual education major Graciela Frausto as the School of Education representative. “It feels like we’re making history,” SGA President Alyssa Hutchinson said. “It’s a really small thing, but for some reason it’s really satisfying. First of all,… Continue reading SGA obtains a full board for spring 2020 semester

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Quintanilla announces school merger at SGA meeting

Hector Quintanilla takes questions from the SGA members about the School of Arts and Letters and the School of Natural and Social Sciences merger. Photo by Hannah Onder Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost Hector Quintanilla started off Friday’s Student Government Association meeting with the announcement that the School of Arts and Letters is… Continue reading Quintanilla announces school merger at SGA meeting

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SGA swears in two new associate justices

The Student Government Association swore in two new associate justices, Jordan Grinage and Braxton Brown, at Friday’s meeting. “I decided to join SGA to make a change,” said Brown, a cornerback on the football team. “A lot of student athletes come to school to get their education and graduate, and they’re not involved in any… Continue reading SGA swears in two new associate justices

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IT discusses campus technology updates at 2020 Town Hall meeting

The final 2020 Town Hall Meeting of the semester was presented by the Finance and Administration Office in the Nick and Lou Martin University Center Tuesday afternoon.  Daniel de Leon, Wesleyan’s dynamic campus chief information officer, presented on changes in IT and IT’s strategy for computer replacement. He was introduced by Donna Nance, the vice… Continue reading IT discusses campus technology updates at 2020 Town Hall meeting

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Super Bowl champion speaks at annual Marjorie Herrera Lewis Speaker Series

A crowd of students filled the Nick and Lou Martin University Center’s Paul and Judy Andrews Hall on Tuesday afternoon for Jim Jeffcoat, a retired NFL player, Super Bowl champion and coach. Jeffcoat, 58, spoke at the annual Marjorie Herrera Lewis Endowed Speakers Series about his experience as a player for the Dallas Cowboys and… Continue reading Super Bowl champion speaks at annual Marjorie Herrera Lewis Speaker Series

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Theatre Wesleyan kicks off fall 2019 with 2 shows in rep

With Theatre Wesleyan doing their fall shows simultaneously for the first time in a while, freshman theatre major Rebeka Chavez and several other freshmen theatre majors stepped up to the challenge. Chavez whose main role is assistant stage manager for "Turandotte: Princess of China" is looking forward to learning the ropes of college shows. “I’ve… Continue reading Theatre Wesleyan kicks off fall 2019 with 2 shows in rep