Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Friday, August 17, 2001
Valencia named to Dean's List
Louis B. Valencia, of Pecos, has been named to Sul Ross State University's
Dean's Honor List for the Spring Semester, 2001.
Criteria for selection include enrolling as an undergraduate student
in Sul Ross State University for at least 12 semester hours and achieving
a grade point average of at least 3.30 during the semester.
Valencia met the criteria with a grade point average of 3.750.
Odessa College plans registration
Registration for Odessa College's fall semester will be Wednesday and Thursday,
Aug. 22 and 23, with classes beginning Monday, Aug. 27.
New and returning students who did not pre-register will start the registration
process at the tent-covered area on the north side of the Student Union
Students with last names beginning A-L will register 8:30 a.m.-7:30
p.m., Aug. 22. Students with last names beginning M-Z will register 8:30
a.m.-7:30 p.m., Aug. 23.
To speed up the registration process, new students are urged to submit
an application for admission prior to registration. Applications are available
in the OC catalog and from the OC Admissions Office and Web site.
Students may arrange to pay tuition with a short-term loan, allowing
scheduled payments throughout the semester. Loans include a $15 fee and
require a 10 percent down payment.
Students who have completed at least 15 semester hours at OC may apply
for federal loans. Scholarships, state and federal grants, and college
work-study also are available. Students are encouraged to apply early for
these programs. Funds for some programs do not become available until later
in the semester.
Proof of Texas residency for 12 consecutive months prior to enrollment
is required at registration to qualify for Texas resident tuition rates.
New students must furnish an official transcript and may be required
to provide TASP scores depending on course requirements. All transfer students
must furnish an official transcript and TASP scores.
For more information, call the Odessa College Admissions Office at 335-6432
or visit the OC Web page at www.odessa.edu.
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