Latest News from Sul Ross March 7, 2014

ANNUAL CAREER FAIR MARCH 19

MARCH 19 SUL ROSS CAREER FAIR OFFERS WIDE VARIETY OF FIELDS
    Over 25 representatives of business, agriculture, hospitality, non-profit, communications, medical care, community service, criminal justice, park services and other fields have registered for the annual Spring Career Fair Wednesday, March 19 at Sul Ross State University.
    Sponsored by Career Services, fair hours are 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. in the Espino Conference Center, Morgan University Center. Representatives will be present to recruit, answer questions, network and provide referral contacts. Registrants may call (432) 837-8178 to reserve space at the fair. Prospective employers are invited to participate.
    Attendees seeking employment are urged to dress appropriately and bring copies of their resumes. The Career Fair is open to Sul Ross students, faculty, staff and alumni, as well as high school students and the general public. Refreshments  will be served and electronic door prizes will be awarded. Career Services will also provide information on internships and volunteer opportunities.
    The following organizations will be present: McCoy’s Building Supply, Capitol Aggregates, Inc., Arlington Police Department, Permian Basin Community Centers, City of Fort Stockton, Hampton Inn, Texas Department of Public Safety, USDA/NRCS, USDA/Farm Service Agency, Stripes LLC, Midland Police Department, Big Bend National Park, Attorney General of Texas – Child Support Division, Sul Ross State University Admissions for Undergraduate and Graduate, Texas A&M Agri Life, Buffalo Trail Council Boy Scouts of America, Sul Ross Student Support Services, Texas Parks and Wildlife, Dallas Police Department, Department of Homeland Security/Customs and Border Protection, Marfa Public Radio, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., Sul Ross Financial Aid, Grand Companions, Agave Home Health, Holiday Inn Express and Workforce Solutions.
    For more information, contact Career Services, (432) 837-8178 or (432) 837-8357. Career Services is located upstairs in the University Center, open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.            
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SPRING BREAK MARCH 10-14 AT SUL ROSS
    Sul Ross State University students will be on spring break Monday-Friday, March 10-14.
    University offices will be open Monday-Tuesday, March 10-11, then will close Wednesday-Friday, March 12-14.
    Classes will resume and offices will re-open at 8 a.m. Monday, March 17.
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MARCH 20-22 MICROCINEMA SCREENINGS CELEBRATE WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH                                   

    Films by women filmmakers will be highlighted at the annual MicroCinema, scheduled March 20-22 at Sul Ross State University.
    The Sul Ross Theatre Department event celebrates Women’s History Month, and screenings will begin nightly at 7 p.m. in the Studio Theatre, Francois Fine Arts Building.  Post-screening panels will follow each evening of screenings.
    Ticket prices are $5 for each evening, or $12 for a three-evening pass.  Information about each film, screening schedule and ticket sales can be found on the Sul Ross Theatre Program website: sulross.edu/theatre or by calling (432) 837-8218.
    Featured films include: “Shooting Women,” directed by Alexis Krasilovsky; “The Mosuo Sisters,” directed by Marlo Poras; “Felt, Feelings and Dreams,” directed by Andrea Odezynska; “The Last Hour,” directed by Roua Alazawi;  “Mixed Paints,” directed by Deema Maghalseh; and the 2008 Academy Award Winning film for Best Picture: “The Hurt Locker,” directed by Kathryn Bigelow.  
    Additionally, two special screenings of women-directed Student Academy Award winning films will be featured both Thursday, March 20 and Friday, March 21, after the panels.  These screenings, beginning about 8:30 p.m., are free and open to the public. Special screenings are:  “Dia de los Muertos,” (animated short, gold medal winner) produced by Ashley Graham, Kate Reynolds, and Lindsey St. Pierre and “Miss Todd,”  (foreign short, gold medal winner) directed by Kristina Yee.
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NEW MEXICO HIGHLANDS GEOLOGIST TO LECTURE MARCH 21 AT SUL ROSS
    Dr. Michael Petronis, professor of Environmental Geology at New Mexico Highlands University, Las Vegas, will lecture on glacial research in Norway on Friday, March 21 at Sul Ross State University.
    Petronis will address “Glacial Activity in Neoproterzoic Svalbard,” at 3:15 p.m. in Warnock Science Building, Room 201. The lecture, sponsored by the Sul Ross Geology Club and Adelante Tejas (Forward Texas) is free and open to the public.
    Petronis’ research interests and expertise are broadly focused on rock magnetism, paleomagnetism, shallow igneous processes, physical volcanology, structural geology/tectonics, and exploration geophysics. He has conducted research in the U.S. as well as Poland, the Czech Republic, China, Scotland, Ireland, France, and most recently, the high Arctic of Svalbard, Norway.
    For more information, contact Rebecca Loos, (432) 837-8082 or rloos@sulross.edu or visit www.srgeoclub.weebly.com.
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