Tag: Feature

English professor adores learning from diverse students

Margaret “Buffy” Rattan is best described as a fun and dedicated parent, wife, and professor. An instructor in English at South Plains College, Rattan was born in California, but has […]

Student elected delegate for state physical therapy association

Shelby Jan Nail plans to use her role as a delegate for the Texas Student Physical Therapy Association to promote physical therapy and help benefit future students studying the profession. […]

Alum finds balance between her passions of fire fighting, photography

[Editor’s note: This story is part of an ongoing project in conjunction with the South Plains College Alumni Association. The project highlights former SPC students and their achievements.] Not only […]

Dorris takes unexpected path to play basketball at SPC

Maddie Dorris never thought her basketball career would land her in West Texas. Having attended a 6A high school in Weatherford for four years, Dorris never thought she would be […]

Passion for biology leads Mendóza to cancer research

Roberto Mendóza, a sophomore from Fort Worth, says his initial major was pre-law when he enrolled at SPC, but found his calling when he took his first biology class.

Nursing instructor recalls past struggles, immigrating to America

Acebedo has encountered many of the difficulties that a typical nursing student faces while also having experienced the hardships of moving to a new country and adapting to the countless changes.

Dream to work with NASA inspires alum to achieve goal

Following the semester he graduated from South Plains College, Day began a sixth-month internship with NASA’s Orion Cockpit Working Group at the Johnson Space Center.