Ruthanne Thomas has been active in numerous projects that support the university's strategic growth and development, says Vish Prasad, vice president of the Office of Research and Economic Development.
Despite budget reductions, the programs earned funds for five years. The programs will serve more than 2,700 middle and high school students with academic preparation, search, admissions and financial aid processes.
A wind turbine and solar panels have been installed at the Environmental Education, Science and Technology Building. The program was led by Ruthanne Thompson, assistant professor of biology, and funded by a $500,000 state grant.
An eagle-emblazoned coin will be used to begin the inaugural game at UNT’s Apogee Stadium. Replicas are available from the Denton chapter of the UNT Alumni Association. Proceeds will benefit student scholarships.