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A&M-Texarkana and Bowie County Master Gardeners to Present Program on Growing Cool Season Crops

TEXARKANA, Texas –  Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Bowie
County Master Gardeners will present a program titled “Growing Cool Season
Crops and How to Have Your Own Hoop House” on Monday, November 11th. The event will take place from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in University Center
room 326. The class is free and open to the public and reservations are not
required. The program will be conducted by
James Lamb, a current Arkansas Master Gardener and Plant Pathology Technician
at the University of Arkansas Experimental Station in Hope, Arkansas. The
discussion will feature tips on which crops can reap plentiful harvests in cold
weather, as well as tips on how and when to plant seeds to ensure your spring
crops thrive. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana and Texarkana Symphony Orchestra Hold Chamber Music Series Concert

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana
and the Texarkana Symphony Orchestra will be holding the second Chamber Music
Series concert of the season on Monday, November 11th. The concert
will take place at 6:00 p.m. in the Tri-State Iron & Metal Atrium on the 3rd
floor of the University Center building. The concert is free and open to the
public. The program includes
music for piano trio by Sergei Rachmaninov and Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky.  Featured guest artist is David Fung, piano,
along with TSO’s assistant concertmaster, Diana Norwood and TSO’s principal
cellist, Brett Andrews.  “TSO is pleased to partner again with Texas A&M
University-Texarkana to bring great classical music to the A&M campus” said
TSO Executive Director R. Andrew Clark. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana to Receive $250,000 Grant from AEP Foundation

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Officials from Texas A&M
University-Texarkana and Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) will
gather in TAMUT’s building for Academic and Student Services Friday, November 8th
to announce a $250,000 grant from the American Electric Power Foundation to the
university’s College of Business, Engineering, and Technology. The event will
include a check presentation and will feature remarks from TAMUT administration
and faculty as well as representatives from SWEPCO. The announcement will take
place at 10:00 a.m. in room 247 of the Building for Academic and Student
Services. The grant will be used to construct a Computer-Aided Design (CAD) lab and will be completed in two phases. The first phase of the CAD lab will contain 24 state-of-the-art CAD workstations and an instructor lecture workstation. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Psychology Lab Seeks Research Participants

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s Psychology lab is looking for adult
volunteers to participate in a research experiment on the TAMUT campus that is
investigating the jury selection process. The experiment consists of a brief
questionnaire and short visual activity that can be completed in about 40
minutes. Participants will be compensated with a $10 Visa gift card. “In our research, we are discovering new factors
that influence prosecutors’ decisions in the jury selection process. It is
exciting that participants in our research can help inform public policy
regarding jury selection procedures in the criminal justice system,” said Dr.
Dana Leighton, TAMUT Associate Professor of Psychology. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana to Host Lecture on “Scent and Mental Health”

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana
and the Program for Learning And Community Engagement (PLACE) are holding a
lecture titled “Scent and Mental Health” with Dr. Ben Neuman on Monday, October
28th. The event will take place from 3:00 p.m. until 4:15 p.m. in
University Center room 217. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Ben Neuman is an Associate
Professor of Biology and Chair of Biological Sciences at TAMUT. His program
will include a first-year biology lecture about the connection between what we
smell, attractiveness, and mental health. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana and PLACE Host Fall Keynote Speaker

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana and the Program for Learning and
Community Engagement (PLACE) are hosting Canadian author Anne T. Donahue as the
PLACE fall keynote speaker to discuss her book, Nobody Cares. The work is a collection of frank, funny, personal
essays about work, failure, friendship, and the messy business of being alive
in your twenties or thirties. The event will take place Tuesday, October 22nd
from 7:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in University Center’s Eagle Hall. This event is
free and open to the public. Anne T. Donahue is
a writer from Cambridge, Ontario. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Campus Activities Board Brings Comedian to Campus

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M
University-Texarkana’s Campus Activities Board is bringing comedian Daniel
Franzese to campus on October 21st for a performance benefitting the
university’s new food pantry, The Eagle Pantry. Best known for his role as Damian in Mean Girls, Daniel
Franzese was also the lead of other indie cult classics Bully & I Spit On
Your Grave. He was most recently a series regular on Mark Gordon’s ABC series,
Conviction. Prior to that he was a series regular on the Freeform series Recovery
Road. A self-proclaimed momma’s boy from Brooklyn, his upbeat high-energy
stand-up comedy act captures his amazing and quirky life in the entertainment
industry, as well as hilarious stories about his New York parents. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana to Hold OSHA 3115- Fall Protection Course

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana
and the Department of Extended Education and Community Development will be
offering an OSHA 3115- Fall Protection course on the A&M-Texarkana campus
October 23-25. This
course covers the OSHA Fall Protection Standard for construction and an
overview of fall protection methods. Course topics include principles of fall
protection, components and limitations of fall arrest systems, and OSHA standards
and policies regarding fall protection. Students will participate in workshops
demonstrating the inspection and use of fall protection equipment, residential
construction fall protection, training requirements, and developing a fall
protection program. Upon course completion students will have the ability to
assess compliance with the OSHA Fall Protection Standard, evaluate installed
passive systems and fall arrest systems, and develop and implement fall
protection plans. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Hosts Monthly Master Gardeners Event

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TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M
University-Texarkana and The Bowie County Master Gardeners will present a
program on “Pruning Tips and Techniques” on Monday, October 14, 2019. The event
will take place from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm in University Center room 326. The
class is free and open to the public and reservations are not required. The
Program will be presented by Clay Wingfield, Program Horticulture Technician at
the University of Arkansas SW Research and Extension Center in Hope, Arkansas. The class will include tips and suggestions for how and when to prune plants,
shrubs, and trees to promote healthy growth, flowering, and good looks. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana and Texas A&M System Fellowship Grows Local Talent to Lead Local Schools

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TEXARKANA, Texas
– Amy Giles is Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s
selection for the first-ever We Teach Texas Leadership Fellow Scholarship. Giles, an art teacher at Queen City High School, received her Master’s Degree
in Curriculum and Instruction from A&M-Texarkana in 2015. As a recipient of
the We Teach Texas Leadership Fellow Scholarship, she will pursue a Master of
Science degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M University-Texarkana. She will also attend the chancellor’s conference, participate in an advisory
committee, and be a positive advocate for education. The idea behind
the We Teach Texas Leadership Fellow Scholarship is simple: find talented local
teachers who are invested in their communities and groom them into academic and
administrative leaders capable of guiding their local school districts to
success. Continue Reading →

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