2019 3-12 english

Welcome Coach Katrina English!

Guest Blog by Sean Gillespie, USW Director of Athletics

The University of the Southwest is pleased to announce the hiring of Ms. Katrina English as the new Head Volleyball coach for the Lady Mustangs. Formerly a college-level player who earned All-Region and All-Conference recognition when she competed at Texas Women’s University and Houston Baptist University, Coach English has extensive college, high school and club experience to bring to the USW volleyball program. Before accepting her new position at USW she was the head coach at Tivy High School in Kerrville (TX) where in their first season they made the playoffs with a district record of 10-4. Seven players on that team received All District honors and 8 also received All District Academic honors. (more…)

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2019 3-5 valentineI

Valentine Dinner a Hit!

Amidst the endless list of campus activities that ordinarily occur once the spring term begins, Valentine Day week saw the addition of a new event that was conceptualized and then operationalized by USW’s campus pastor. So this week’s blog features a rundown and pictures related to this new form of servant leadership that saw one group of students serving another. (more…)

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2019 2-12 love your enemies

Love Your Enemies

Two weeks ago I prepared with some apprehension for a trip to Washington DC to attend a conference. While I was looking forward to the program, I was a bit concerned about traveling since the government shutdown likely was having some effect on air traffic safety. Fortunately for me, the shutdown ended just prior to my trip and travel mostly was uneventful, save for the bitterly cold weather. (more…)

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2019 1-8 money

Common Myths about College Value

Last Saturday I attended a breakfast organized by the Yes We Must in Scottsdale, Arizona at the Council of Independent Colleges annual meeting. Yes We Must is a small coalition of university presidents committed to providing first generation and economically disadvantaged students access to affordable college educations and I serve on its Board of Directors as the newest member. (more…)

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2018 12-19 basketball

USW to Host UNM at Tasker Arena

Guest blog by Timm Dixon, USW Men’s Head Basketball Coach

For the sixth time during the 2018-19 season, the USW men’s basketball team will be taking on a NCAA opponent when it faces one of the state’s flagship programs, University of New Mexico Lobos, on Sunday Dec 30th (2:00pm MT) at Hobbs High School Tasker Arena in Hobbs New Mexico. General admission tickets will sell for $10 and lower bowl seats are priced at $20. Tickets can be purchased at Hobbs High School Athletics Office or online through UNMtickets.com. (more…)

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