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McMurry University Scores Well in NSSE Survey

ABILENE, Texas – Resultsreleased November 15 by the National Survey of Student Engagement demonstrate that McMurry University excels in the categories of SupportiveCampus Environment, Student-Faculty Interaction, and Enriching EducationalExperiences. The NSSE is the recognized benchmark for assessing the extent towhich colleges and universities effectively engage students in their education. McMurry scored higher than its peer…

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HAMMER NAMED 2012 OUTSTANDING EXTENSION COOPERATOR IN HORTICULTURE Dr. Rick Hammer, assistant professor of biology atHardin-Simmons University, was honored by the Taylor County Extension EducationOffice for training volunteers as master gardeners and master naturalists. Hammer is one of the Big Country’s foremost authorities onhorticulture with expertise in both botany and plant ecology and has beenconducting…

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McMurry University’s Christmas Light Show Opens on Dec. 4 with Special Holiday Band Concert

ABILENE,Texas –McMurry University invites the Abilene community to enjoy Christmasmusic, hot chocolate and cookies, and see this year’s Christmas light show onTuesday Dec. 4, at 6:30 p.m. in front of the Furr Welcome Center. A receptionwill be held in the Furr Welcome Center immediately following the lightingceremony.   Thelighting event will be joined this year…

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AHS vs. Duncanville

QB Evin Abbe looks downfield for one of his receivers. Photo by Joe Starkey   AHS coach Steve Warren watches as his players execute what they learned in practice. Photo by Joe Starkey. {{more}} TE Sam Berry on his way to a touchdown with assistance from OL Chantz Anderson. Photo by Joe Starkey.  

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CHS vs. Midland Lee

Lorenzo Joe throws a pass during the game against Midland Lee. Photo by Joe Starkey RB Xavier McCann makes an extra effort on this run. Photo by Joe Starkey.

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Abilene High Eag;es Victory Over Arlington Lamar High School

The Abilene Highschool Junior R.O.T.C. Opens up the game between the Abilene High School Eagles and Arlington Lamar High School at The University of Texas in Arlington Field on Black Friday. Photo by Sienna Miller   Abilene High School maintains their winning streak as they beat Arlington Lamar High School with a final score of…

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