In July, my alma mater Hardin-Simmons University received two well deserved honors. Yes, that is my unbiased opinion. The Chronicle for Higher Education named HSU one of the top ten colleges to work for in the small school division (under 3,000). The results were based upon a nationwide survey of about 41,000 employees on 247 … Continue reading Way to Go HSU!
Read an interesting op-ed piece about the high drop out rate in the United States. According to this piece, the U.S. high school system is out of date and does not prepare students for life. Students graduate without basic skills and even basic knowledge of historical facts. It is one more piece attacking our public … Continue reading Clueless?
My alma-mater, Hardin-Simmons University has lost a legend and one of its most loyal alumna and supporters. Miss Aileen Culpepper or Miss Cul as she was known to generations of students served as dorm director for more than 40 years. Miss Cul graduated from HSU in 1938 and returned to the 40 Acres in the … Continue reading Remembering Miss Cul