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Dr. Ilka Araujo, chair of the music department and associate professor of piano and music history, hosts an annual faculty recital to celebrate the renovation of Martin Hall on Oct. 24, 2023.

Dr. Ilka Araujo’s crescendo from music professor to TAMS president-elect

Kehinde Hopkins, Content Producer March 22, 2024

Dr. Ilka Araujo, chair of the music department and professor of piano and music history, was elected to be the president of the Texas Association of Music Schools (TAMS).   TAMS unanimously nominated...

Dr. Messer spends time getting to know the community.  

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President Emily Messer puts students first

Chiara Watson, Editor-in-chief November 15, 2023

Coming from a background in student affairs, enrolment and advancement, Dr. Emily Messer joined the Texas Wesleyan Community as our 21st president on July 1.   Before she arrived at Texas Wesleyan,...

TXWES joins the Nation for Pink Month

TXWES joins the Nation for Pink Month

Serenada Sanchez, Content Producer October 16, 2023

The TXWES community encourages awareness for breast cancer during the month of October.  This month, students can learn about early screenings, cancer prevention and general awareness. They can also...

Alumna Chalon Anderson returns to Texas Wesleyan as a member of staff. 

Photo courtesy Chalon Anderson

Chalon Anderson returns to TxWes as assistant sports information director

Ariadna Garza, Content Producer October 6, 2023

Chalon Anderson, a Texas Wesleyan alumna, returns to be a part of Texas Wesleyan staff.  Anderson now works as the assistant sports information director.   Anderson's journey began as a student-athlete,...

As a first-generation college graduate, Slabach understands the struggles of college and aims to “provide the resources to help students thrive.”

How a first-gen student became president of Texas Wesleyan

Veida Dima, Editor-in-Chief December 16, 2022

From the dream of being an astronaut during the peak time of space exploration to working on Capitol Hill with the Clinton Administration, Texas Wesleyan University President Fredrick G. Slabach has...

Kendal Clark, who graduates in May, poses for a photograph.

Kendal Clark spiritual journey

May 20, 2022

Kendal Clark will be graduating on Saturday, May 21 with a degree in Mass Communication and a minor in Interfaith Leadership. Clark chose to attend Texas Wesleyan University because she wanted to...

Graphic by Kendal Clark

Kevin Ren is reaching for success in a new territory

Kendal Clark December 15, 2021

Kehuan “Kevin” Ren is no ordinary student. He came to America in 2012 for a vacation with his family for two months. Immediately, he fell in love with the possibilities that were available to him....

Muhye Hammattah’s first day as an academic advisor on January 13th, 2018.

The man who gives, reaches for success and encourages others to reach their fullest potential

Kendal Clark December 11, 2021

  It is an early morning workday and Muhye Hammattah packs in meetings to assist as many students as possible. He checks on them whether it be in academics, sports or personal life situations...

Texas Wesleyan University welcomes Dr. Gina Warren

Texas Wesleyan University welcomes Dr. Gina Warren

Ashli Young October 12, 2021

The wind blows in the cool morning air as Dr. Gina Warren hikes up the trail. She takes a moment to wipe the sweat from her brow and then stands there for a moment so that she can savor the moment. She...

Greg Burnette is an Aggies fan, having received his associates degree in electronics from the A&M extension school in 1983. “I try to alternate, one day Rams and the next an Aggies, I support both my schools,” he said.

Burnette wants to inspire and give back to his community

Angela Castillo October 8, 2021

About four years ago, Greg Burnette didn’t want to live. In November of 2017, Burnette parked his car under a bridge in Itasca, Texas on the shoulder of 35W South and stared up at the dirty...

The crisis in Afghanistan hits some students close to home

The crisis in Afghanistan hits some students close to home

Ashli Young September 13, 2021

On August 15, 2021, the Taliban finished their takeover of Afghanistan by storming the country’s capital of Kabul after the United States announced the removal of U.S troops from...

Garcia’s road to becoming a teacher

May 20, 2021

Becoming a Dental Hygienist was a dream of Graduate Senior Sandy Tran-Garcia. After not being accepted into a dental hygienist program, she gave up on that dream and came close to quitting school.  The...

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