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Research with Relevance

The Advanced Law Enforcement Rapid Response Training Center has partnered with a leading private security company to deliver active shooter training to civilians. The FBI has named Texas State University's ALERRT Center the national standard in active shooter response training for law enforcement personnel.

Regents' Teacher

Andrew Preslar has been named the Texas State University System's first Regents' Teacher. An instructor of English at Lamar State College-Orange, Preslar was honored as a model classroom teacher and student advocate, earning consistently superior recognition on student, peer and departmental teaching evaluations.

Top Online College

'The Best Schools' website has ranked Lamar University one of the top 50 online colleges in the nation. Rankings are based on the institutions' academic excellence, strength of faculty, online teaching methods, tuition, reputation, awards, financial aid and range of degree programs offered.

Champion of the Gulf

Andy Sansom, executive director of the Meadows Center for Water and the Environment at Texas State University, has been named a "Champion of the Gulf." The Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies recognized Sansom for his work advocating for the study of freshwater resources flowing into the Gulf.

Charting our Performance

Our Productivity Dashboard provides real-time data on our institutions' performance in key areas, such as student success and operational efficiency. Explore our Dashboard and see how the Texas State University System is doing more with less, with great results.

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Twitter Updates 

Important, if gruesome, research at @txst helps law enforcement solve crimes, identify human remains #highered
Sat Jul 25 11:54:06 CDT 2015
@SamHoustonState named a 'Great College to Work For' for sixth straight year #highered
Thu Jul 23 11:55:36 CDT 2015