Join Texas State Saturday, October 31 to learn more about the recent successes of Texas State students, faculty and staff during Discover Texas State, the university’s premier open house. Enjoy a day on the beautiful campus as they roll out the red carpet for alumni and friends with tours, lectures, hands-on demonstrations, exhibits and other activities – something for everyone.
Discover what makes Texas State “The Rising Star of Texas” with an exclusive peek into world-class academic programs, cultural centers and ever-expanding initiatives that reflect our mission: being a student-centered institution dedicated to excellence in serving the educational needs of Texas and the world beyond.
Below is some information on a few sessions that may be of interest to members of the San Marcos Greenbelt Alliance. For more information, or to RSVP online visit http://www.ua.txstate.edu/discoverSM.html. All events are open to the public—no charge.
River Systems Institute
Texas State’s institute is at the forefront of water research, preservation and interpretation of the remarkable aquatic system that surrounds us from director Andrew Sansom, one of Texas’ leading conservationists.
Glass Bottom Boat Ride(s)
For more than 60 years, riding the glass-bottom boats at Aquarena Center has demonstrated the importance of water to more Texans than any other setting.
Freeman Ranch Tour
Visit Texas State’s 4,200-acre working ranch that has served as a unique educational resource since 1985 as an operational platform for teaching, research, and outreach activities associated with the university and other learning partners of the region.