CAREER SUMMIT LINKS NHS STUDENTS WITH NAC-AREA EMPLOYERS, COLLEGES

Thirty-six employers, East Texas colleges and branches of the military filled Malcolm Rector Center for Advanced Careers & Innovation on Thursday for Nacogdoches High School’s Youth Career Summit. Held in partnership with Workforce Solutions of Deep East Texas, the summit allowed NHS juniors and seniors to visit with East Texas firms that might provide employment […]

NHS STUDENTS OF INTERNATIONAL ORIGIN CLUB MAKES VISIT AT FREDONIA EARLY CHILDHOOD CENTER

Nacogdoches High School’s Students of International Origin Club visited Fredonia Early Childhood Center April 5 to read with NISD’s Pre-K students. “It is exciting to witness our high school students mentoring preschool students and interacting with them by reading aloud to, listening to, and conversing with each other.” Club Sponsor Dr. Katherine Whitbeck said. “After […]

Community Beer Co. founder and SFA alumnus to discuss entrepreneurship

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Kevin Carr, a 1992 Stephen F. Austin State University finance graduate and owner of Community Beer Co. in Dallas, will be the speaker at the Rusche College of Business College to Career Conference keynote session from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. April 25 in the McGee Business Building, Room 133, on the SFA campus. The event […]

STAAR TESTING STARTS THIS WEEK AT NISD, LASTS THROUGH END OF APRIL

The STAAR (State of Texas Assessment of Academic Readiness) testing schedule gets going this week at Nacogdoches ISD and will last until the end of April. Wednesday, April 10 Reading for Grades 3-5 Reading for Grades 6-7 English I EOC (end-of-course) at Margie Chumbley Academy for Success Thursday, April 11 Reading for Grade 8 Friday, […]

SFA lecture series speaker shares secrets to entrepreneurial success

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Candace Nelson, guest Shark for ABC’s “Shark Tank” and founder of Sprinkles Cupcakes and Pizzana, served as the speaker for the fourth installment of Stephen F. Austin State University’s Nelson Rusche Distinguished Lecture Series, which took place March 26. The series, hosted by SFA’s Rusche College of Business, is designed to bring scholars and business leaders to […]

SFA Jazz Doctors, Swingin’ Aces to present concert

NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Jazz Doctors of Stephen F. Austin State University will join The Swingin’ Aces jazz band for a concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 9, in Cole Concert Hall, Wright Music Building, on the SFA campus. The concert will open with The Swingin’ Aces, directed by Jake Walburn, performing some jazz standards […]

LONGTIME NISD EDUCATOR, PERCELL WARREN, PASSES AWAY AT AGE 88

Percell Warren, who spent his entire 38 years in public education with Nacogdoches ISD as a teacher, counselor and assistant principal, died last week. He was 88. Warren joined NISD in 1958, shortly after receiving his college degree. Warren was a biology teacher at E.J. Campbell High School; the campus served the district’s Black students […]

SFA Gardens’ April lecture to feature management of crapemyrtle bark scale

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Stephen F. Austin State University’s SFA Gardens will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. April 11 in the Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center. Dr. Yan Chen, professor in medicinal plant physiology with the Louisiana State University School of Plant, Environmental and Soil […]

SFA education studies professors receive Texas Parks and Wildlife Department grant to support East Texas outdoor program

NACOGDOCHES, Texas — Faculty members in Stephen F. Austin State University’s Department of Education Studies were awarded funding through the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Community Outdoor Outreach Program to support their East Texas Adventurers program, an environmental education-focused camping initiative. The funding will support the creation of four camping trips that invite students from Nacogdoches’ […]