While Gracen Partin’s classmates might be planning to enjoy a brief break from school work and assignments, he plans to get his foot even further in the door on his career.
Pandemic challenges aside, SFA is holding a special commencement ceremony Saturday for its spring 2020 graduates, some of whom are adding special touches of their own.
Starting Monday, low-income Texas families can apply for $285 in federal aid per child to make up for the free and reduced-price meals they missed while schools were closed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2019-20 school year might have been tumultuous for educators and students across the state, but institutions are still steaming ahead with summer plans adjusted to account for a global pandemic.
Stephen F. Austin’s 2020 graduates will forever remember the commencement that wasn’t thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, but they aren’t alone in having a nontraditional graduation experience.
Stephen F. Austin State University is preparing for “deep” and “significant” budget cuts and an austerity budget position as the Texas Legislature wrestles with funding for higher education in the aftermath of the coronavirus pandemic.
Had it not been for the sign pointing to the nearby emergency room entrance, the campus of Nacogdoches Memorial Hospital could have been easily mistaken for a school Thursday afternoon as graduates from high schools, universities and kindergarten lined up for a celebration.
Stephen F. Austin State University is moving toward a phased reopening and preparing to bring students back to its campus this fall, though finalized plans won’t be released for another month.
Parents and graduating seniors at Nacogdoches ISD are calling on the district to rescind its decision to hold a hybrid high school graduation and have a socially-distanced single ceremony.