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Tarleton's Top Viewed Stories of 2013

Tarleton published an abundance of news in 2013, with subjects ranging from the receipt of substantial donations to losing close members of the Tarleton family. Take a look at the most-viewed Tarleton news stories of 2013.

All Tarleton locations closed Tuesday; final exams rescheduled

All Tarleton locations closed Tuesday; final exams rescheduled

12/9/2013

All Tarleton State University locations, including Stephenville, Southwest Metroplex Center in Fort Worth, Weatherford, Waco and Midlothian, will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 10.


Construction set to begin on new residential hall

Construction to begin on new residence hall

7/11/2013

Tarleton is set to begin a new student housing project adjacent to the Barry B. Thompson Student Center in an effort to accommodate the continued growth of the university’s on-campus student population.


Services planned for students in Sunday's fatal auto accident

Services planned for students in Sunday's fatal auto accident

4/30/2013

Memorial services for two Tarleton students and a former student and his spouse who were killed in an auto accident Sunday will be held in the coming days.


Tarleton inducts nine into Rodeo Hall of Fame

Tarleton inducts nine into Rodeo Hall of Fame

10/25/2013

Quiet, comfortable, sound-dampened room for short video content capturing and captioning for ADA compliance.


Services planned for student killed in Wednesday auto accident

Services planned for student killed in Wednesday auto accident

5/3/2013

Tarleton student Anthony Joel Gonzales, 26, a U.S. Army veteran and sophomore kinesiology major from De Leon, Texas, died as a result of a motor vehicle accident at approximately 10:15 p.m. Wednesday on Hwy. 6 near Dublin.


On-campus shuttle service, new parking lots added for Fall 2013

On-campus shuttle service, new parking lots added for Fall 2013

8/26/2013

With the arrival of the Fall 2013 semester comes the addition of several new parking lots and the start-up of a new on-campus shuttle service.


Tarleton rodeo teams' CNFR appearance to be televised

Tarleton rodeo teams' CNFR appearance to be televised

8/15/2013

Tarleton’s rodeo teams at this year’s College National Finals Rodeo will be in the television spotlight Friday evening.


Tarleton equine program receives donation of late professor's beloved stallion

Tarleton equine program receives donation of late professor's beloved stallion

7/12/2013

Family of the late Dr. Don Henneke, former professor of animal sciences and director of equine science at Tarleton, gifted the university with the horseman’s beloved stallion, which was donated to the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences’ equine program this week.


Tarleton marching band to lead State Fair of Texas parade

Tarleton marching band to lead State Fair of Texas parade

9/26/2013

Tarleton State University’s marching band, The Sound & The Fury, will help usher in the annual State Fair of Texas as part of opening day festivities which kicks off with the downtown parade in Dallas.


Maker's gift for scholarships exceeds $2 million

Maker's gift for scholarships exceeds $2 million

9/24/2013

Tarleton celebrated a gift of more than $2 million to be used for scholarships from the late Roscoe Maker at a Sept. 24 luncheon. Maker was a businessman and rancher from Iredell in Bosque County.


Alumni association devotes 100 percent of dues to scholarships

Alumni association devotes 100 percent of dues to scholarships

11/18/2013

The board of directors of the Tarleton Alumni Association voted Nov. 16 to devote 100 percent of future membership dues to fund scholarships and to transfer operational duties to Tarleton State University.