Prospective Students

Helping Hands: Nick Bailey

Thu, Jan 24, 2013 - 2:09pm

Like all Boy Scouts, Nick Bailey made an oath to help other people at all times.

So when the Marine Military Academy senior from Houston saw the opportunity to help someone in need, he decided to do so in an ambitious way.

For his Eagle Scout Leadership Project, Bailey built and donated a seven-piece set of outdoor patio furniture valued at $2,000 to La Posada Providencia in San Benito. La Posada Providencia provides safe shelter to poor immigrants, asylees and asylum seekers in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

In addition to the furniture, Bailey is also donating $1,100 to the San Benito shelter.


Caldwell Elementary is College-Bound ... No Excuses

Tue, Oct 30, 2012 - 2:12pm

Just outside Teresa Monroe’s classroom at Caldwell Elementary, a copy of her Towson University diploma hangs above two photographs: on the left, Monroe smiles sweetly in a kindergarten-era school portrait; on the right, she poses in her Towson University cap and gown. 

The display drives home the message of Caldwell Elementary: The journey to college begins now. No excuses.                         

As students move through the halls of the campus, they are immersed in an environment...

UNT named one of America’s Best College Buys

Mon, Oct 1, 2012 - 11:35am

DENTON (UNT), Texas — For the 17th consecutive year, the University of North Texas has been named one of America’s Best College Buys by Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc.

Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. is an independent research and consulting organization specializing in the recruiting and retention of students for institutions of higher education. The annual rankings identify 100 American colleges and universities that provide students the highest quality education at the lowest cost.

To be considered for inclusion, an institution must meet the following requirements:

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Texas A&M tops list of schools being sent ACT scores by Texas test takers

Fri, Aug 24, 2012 - 12:01pm

Which colleges and universities are Texas seniors sending their ACT college admissions test scores?

The Texas Education Agency has listed the top 10 schools where college-bound seniors from the Class of 2012 are having their scores sent as part of admissions applications. All 10 are in Texas. Two are in the Metroplex: University of North Texas and TCU. Number 1 is Texas A & M University's main campus in College Station.

They are:...

Joplin students begin new school year

Thu, Aug 16, 2012 - 2:33pm

JOPLIN, Mo. — More than 7,000 Joplin Eagles started class today in what students and teachers alike called a great start to the school year. “I’m really excited this year to get my basic classes out of the way and spend my senior year with teachers I really enjoy being around,” said Megan Bell, a Joplin High senior and student council president. “I want to go to the University of North Texas for graphic design and advertisement and several of my classes are going to help with that. Joplin High School has implemented a career pathway curriculum that allows students to start to focus on being college and career-ready when...