Wednesday News Rundown (9-03-2014)

By Brittany Green
News Reporter 

There’s a New International Student Welcome Social being held on Friday afternoon from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the LBJ Student Center Ballroom. The event sets out to welcome international students and help them better integrate into the Texas State community. There will be light refreshments, international games, special performances and more.

For a couple of weeks, Texas State’s Parking Services has allowed people to park in permit free zones on campus. This will end Friday, September 5. That means anyone parked on campus without a parking permit will be ticketed. Parking permits can be purchasCAM00901ed at the Parking Services Office.

The annual Community Welcome, an event for students and permanent San Marcos residents, is coming up next Tuesday, September 9 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The event is co-sponsored by the City of San Marcos and Texas State University. The Community Welcome is part of the Achieving Community Together or ACT Campaign which is meant to develop good relations between permanent residents and students.

Hays County is proud to announce that Precinct 3 Deputy Constable Ray Helm recently became the first Hays County law enforcement officer to graduate from the Leadership Command College of the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas. Helm was in a program that gives law enforcement administrators and executives the skills that are needed to manage police agencies effectively and to deliver a high level of service to their communities. The Command College curriculum also strives to keep participants on top of contemporary issues in criminal justice.


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