27 Feb 2016

Ellis helps Rams win SAC

For a guy that wasn’t supposed to even be playing this year, Jerell Ellis is having a great season. Ellis, 22, a senior guard from San Antonio, tore the ACL in his right leg in February 2015, during the last game of the season. People told him he “should just

14 Feb 2016

Symposium looks at the past

The 2016 edition of the Faye C. Goostree Women’s Symposium is taking a look at Texas Wesleyan’s past. Dr. Brenda Taylor Matthews, the Pate Professor of History and chair of the Social Science Department, and Dr. Elizabeth Alexander, the A.M. Pate Professor of Early American History, will describe what the

13 Feb 2016

New tennis coach aces first season

Angel Martinez has played soccer, football and tennis most of  his life – but he didn’t think he would ever become a college tennis coach. Martinez, who coached at Grapevine High School for 16 years, was contemplating retirement before being hired by Texas Wesleyan in 2014; the women’s tennis team

12 Feb 2016

Alumnus receives highest honor

  Fifty years after he started teaching full-time at Texas Wesleyan, Dr. Bill Hailey was given one of the university’s highest honors. Hailey, 81, was named Alumnus of the Year last November at the 2015 Alumni Medal Dinner. “I told the audience at the awards dinner that we were celebrating

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29 Jan 2016

Fersing, four others to be honored

Jan Fersing never attended Texas Wesleyan, but he’s supported the university for more than a decade. Fersing, a Vermont native, is an Ivy Leaguer but has lived in Fort Worth for decades. His passion for helping Wesleyan athletes is shown in attendance at athletic events and a scholarship devoted to