Stephen F. Austin State University

Libraries Host Online Gardening Program On Lawn Care

Fort Bend County Libraries will present an online gardening program, “Understanding the Lawn,” on Tuesday, August 24, beginning at 2:00 pm. Part 5 of the Texas AgriLife Extension Office’s Landscape Success series for homeowners, this program will be live-streamed via Webex; it will NOT be in person. James (Boone) Holladay, County Extension Agent with the Texas AgriLife Extension Office in Fort Bend County, will provide an overview of turf-management techniques for maintaining healthy and attractive dense lawns and […]

SFA, Abilene Christian Win Southland Conference Basketball Titles at Merrill Center

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By George Slaughter The Stephen F. Austin Ladyjacks and Abilene Christian Wildcats won their respective Southland conference basketball titles this weekend at the Merrill Center. The titles qualify them for the NCAA women’s and men’s basketball tournaments, respectively, which begin later this week. SFA, 24-2, will face Georgia Tech, 15-8, in the first round of the HemisFair Regional, which is being played in San Antonio. All the women’s tournament games are being played this year […]

Houston Livestock Show And Rodeo™ Announces Nearly $21.7 Million Educational Commitment For 2021

Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo officials approved an educational commitment of $21,691,500 to support Texas youth and statewide educational programs in 2021. A majority of the funds will be administered through more than 800 scholarships valued at $14,186,000. “Despite a heartbreaking early closure in 2020 and the difficult months that followed, the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo remained committed to its mission of promoting agriculture and supporting Texas youth and education, and we hope today’s […]