On February 25 – 27, 2016, Sul Ross State University hosted the ASC Division III Men’s Basketball Tournament. There are many things that happen during the tournament to make it a success, including the work by the SRSU Media Team, led by Glenn Losoya. Glenn and his student team streamed the games so that parents and other individuals that cannot attend the games in the Gallego Center can watch the contests.
The students stand for hours at a time behind the cameras at these events, while Glenn directs the effort, ensures all the technology components are in place, provides the Official’s Review monitor, and manages the streaming content from courtside in the Gallego arena.
Note: The Sul Ross Lobos lost their semi-final match (read about that here) last night (2/26/2016) against the Hardin-Simmons University Cowboys. We wish to extend our congratulations to the Hardin-Simmons Cowboys on winning the tournament.
Thank you, Glenn, Dominic, Airat and Victor (not pictured) for a job well done.
During the month of February 2016, SRSU will opened its newest technology space that allows students to have a place to study individually, in a group, and have access to desktop computers, a printer and the campus network. Housed in the Red Paw Den, the building often referred to as “Brick 3,” the space has tables, chairs, three computers, a multi-function printer that prints, copies, and scans, and wired or wireless network access. The facility is open to students through the swipe of their ID Card 24 hours a day.
For more information on this opportunity at Sul Ross Alpine campus, read this article from the team at the Skyline.
RED PAW DEN
NEW 24-HOUR STUDY ROOM COMING AFTER THANKSGIVING BREAK START OF SPRING SEMESTER!
BY VASHTI ARMENDARIZ REPORTER
When SRSU President Dr. Bill Kibler noticed a growing need on campus for extended computer lab hours, he thought of providing students with a study room with 24-hour availability. And since Brick Cottage Three was not being used, it became the perfect location for turning his idea into reality.
The project was assigned to Sul Ross’ Office of Information Technology Department. Chief Information Officer David Gibson and Emily Herrera, his administrative assistant, got to work outfitting the 24-hour study room (or cottage).
“This will be great for group projects,” Herrera said, “as well as for off campus-students who do not have access to the study halls in the dorms.”
The “Red Paw Den” will be fully furnished and can accomodate up to ten people. Although equipped with Wi-Fi, students will need to bring their own devices such as iPads or personal laptops to work on.
Both on- and off-campus students will be able to use their student ID to access the room without having to reserve it through Campus Activities or calling UDPS (University Department of Public Safety).
Since the study room will be available at all times, it will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. UPDS will make routine checks to ensure the safety of the room and the students within.
Depending on student usage and demand of the new facility, Brick Cottages One and Two could also be tapped to become 24-hour study rooms as well.
Herrera anticipates a grand opening of the Red Paw Den shortly after the Thanksgiving break start of the spring semester, and all students will be invited to take a look at the new facility.
More information regarding the status of the Red Paw Den will be sent in the coming week via Sul Ross email, so check your account for updates.