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A&M-Texarkana Adds New Articulation Agreements with Northeast Texas Community College

TEXARKANA, Texas – Officials from Texas A&M University-Texarkana and Northeast Texas Community College in Mt. Pleasant recently signed several new articulation agreements between the two institutions. These agreements, sometimes called 2+2 plans, lay out a specific pathway between two institutions so that students can easily transfer from a community college to a 4-year university and know exactly what they need to complete a specific degree program. The six new agreements link associates degrees from NTCC to Biology and Chemistry degrees at A&M-Texarkana, four of which include teacher certification. Bachelor of Biology 

Associate of Science in Biology to Bachelor of Science in Biology
Associate of Science in General Studies to Bachelor of Science in Biology, 4-8 Science Certification
Associate of Arts in Teaching, 7-12 Science to Bachelor of Science in Biology, 4-8 Science Certification
Associate of Arts in Teaching, 7-12 Science to Bachelor of Science in Biology, 7-12 Life Science Certification
Associate of Arts in Teaching, 7-12 Science to Bachelor of Science in Biology, 7-12 Composite Science Certification

Bachelor of Chemistry

Associate of Science in Chemistry to Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

Texas A&M University-Texarkana’s Dr. David Yells, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, believes that agreements like the ones between A&M-Texarkana and NTCC are instrumental in helping transfer students achieve their goal of graduating with a bachelor’s degree. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Presents Young Writers Workshop

TEXARKANA, Texas – Texas A&M University-Texarkana and The East Texas Writing Project are sponsoring the 28th annual Young Writers Workshop July 16-27. The workshop, which is open to students entering the 1st grade through the 12th, focuses on age-appropriate material for each grade level. Grades 1st-2nd: Welcome to Whoville
Grades 3rd-4th: Food for Thought
Grades 5th-6th: Monsters in the Closet
Grades 7th-8th: Be the Change
Grades 9th-12th: Tales from the Peculiar

The cost for the two-week workshop is just $40 per participant. Dr. Corrine Hinton, who runs the program at A&M-Texarkana, says that while many universities charge between $150 and $300 for this type of program, A&M-Texarkana intentionally sets prices much lower. “We want to give as many children as we can the opportunity to come to this program. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Business Student Wins National Competition

TEXARKANA, Texas – Three students from Texas A&M University-Texarkana recently traveled to Baltimore, MD to compete at the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference. The trio qualified for the national competition by advancing through the state-level competitions earlier this year. In the competition featuring top business students from around the country, A&M-Texarkana’s Jacob Watson advanced to the finals where he then took first place in the Information Management category. Jacob, an MIS major, also competed in the national preliminary rounds for Cyber Security, while his fellow classmates Sarah Wilbanks (Marketing Concepts) and Troy Squires (Accounting Principles) competed as well. This is not the first time Watson has advanced from the state level and performed well at the national competition. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana Hosts Master Gardeners Event

TEXARKANA, TX – The Bowie County Master Gardeners and Texas A&M University-Texarkana will present the program “Preserving the Harvest” on Monda,y July 9, 2018.  The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in room 306 of A&M-Texarkana’s Science and Technology Building. The program will feature tips and advice on how to best store and preserve your fruits and vegetables and is being presented by Texas Master Gardener Cheryl Mapston. Cheryl is retired from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and can give advice on how to enjoy and stretch the life of your garden harvest. For additional information contact TAMUT’s Emily Newsome at 903.223.3039 or Teresa Slack at 903.831.7494. Continue Reading →

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A&M-Texarkana- Hosts Youth Sports Camps in July

TEXARKANA, TX – The Texas A&M University-Texarkana Athletic Department will be holding three clinics/camps to help improve the skills of area athletes. The university athletic department will be hosting clinics for Baseball, Softball, and Soccer during the month of July. Eagles Baseball will be holding a three-day skills camp July 10-12 at George Dobson field in Spring Lake Park.  The cost is $75 and the camp will be broken down between two age groups. Players from 6-9 years old will participate from 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. each day, with campers from 10-13 years old on the field between 12:00 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. Each participant will receive a T-shirt and a daily snack along with a pizza and Slip’N Slide party on the final day. Register at www.tamuteagles.com. Continue Reading →

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