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Graduates Making a Difference

Our institutions offer students the knowledge, skills and inspiration needed to excel in their chosen field. That's one reason why our graduates are making a difference in Texas and around the world. Panama Canal Authority CEO Jorge Quijano, a graduate of Lamar University, is overseeing the $5.25 billion expansion of the world's leading interoceanic waterway.

New President

Dr. Bill Kibler, formerly vice president for student affairs at Mississippi State University, has been confirmed as the next president of Sul Ross State University. Kibler says Sul Ross' relatively small enrollment makes it easier to interact with students and directly impact their lives.

Research with Relevance

Throughout the Texas State University System, faculty and students are engaged in meaningful, relevant research that expands knowledge for the benefit of Texas and its people. At Texas State University's STAR Park, students gain invaluable experience working alongside scientists and entrepreneurs.
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Degrees that Work for Texas

From certificate programs to Ph.D.s, the academic programs offered by our institutions are aligned with the practical needs of our state and its dynamic, growing economy. Sam Houston State University's master's program in forensic science is one of only a handful of programs fully accredited by the Forensic Science Programs Accreditation Commission.
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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 result.

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Twitter Updates 

NY Times: End of the Sam Monroe era at @LSCPortArthur http://t.co/fFriXD3UwD #highered #sammonroe
Fri Jul 18 07:56:53 CDT 2014
Lamar State College-Port Arthur logs fastest internet speed in the U.S. http://t.co/ahfFXKYnuO #highered
Thu Jul 10 15:50:14 CDT 2014