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                                                                                                                                     August 29, 2014

Tailgating at AT&T Stadium: Be a Part of the Loud Crowd!

Everyone loves a tailgate party, so we’ve planned one just for you. MSU Alumni Relations will be at AT&T Stadium from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, September 20. We will fire up our grill, along with other alumni, and cook up a good time. From giveaways to tickets for those still wanting a last-minute discount, a good time will be had by all. Look for the MSU flags on the northwest side of the stadium and listen for the Loud Crowd. 

Tickets for the September 20 Lone Star Football Festival are on sale now. Advance tickets are $25 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets purchased at the door are $30 for adults and $12 for students. To be admitted with a student ticket, bearer must be between 1 and 18 years old or present valid college ID. Fans can purchase advance tickets at the MSU Athletics Office via credit card by calling (940) 397-4779.

The Lone Star Football Festival features four games:

  • Texas A&M-Commerce vs. Texas A&M-Kingsville at 10 a.m.
  • West Texas A&M vs. Shorter (Ga.) at 1 p.m.
  • Tarleton State vs. Florida Tech at 5 p.m.
  • MSU vs. Eastern New Mexico at 8 p.m.

 For additional information Click Here. 


As a valuable member of the Midwestern State University alumni family, you will receive a telephone call from an aspiring MSU student representing the university during the MSU Phonathon program. Although the MSU Phonathon is responsible for raising money that enhances each student’s experience at Midwestern, there are other reasons for our call each year. We appreciate the opportunity to help you find new ways to become involved in university activities, inform you of university news and events, receive feedback about important issues, and update your alumni profile. We want you to stay connected to your alma mater. For caller biographies and additional information, Click Here.    

MSU Makes Top 50 Most Affordable MBA List

MSU keeps receiving recognition for its affordability. The website Top Management Degrees has listed Midwestern State University in its latest ranking of the Top 50 Most Affordable MBAs. The site places MSU at 27th on the list with an average yearly tuition of $5,495 and notes that the Dillard College of Business Administration (DCOBA) has been accredited by the Association to Advance College Schools of Business, International (AACSB). Top Management Degrees posts information about business and management education. In addition to rankings and reviews of the top management degree programs, it offers information on how to select the right degree program, how to finance a degree in management, and the best careers in management.  For complete story, Click Here.     

MSU Sports Showcase

Don’t miss the MSU Sport Showcase on Saturday, September 13. It all begins at 8 a.m. with MSU Cross Country in the annual Strohman Dental/MSU Stampede. Volleyball will play noon and 5:30 p.m., men’s soccer will play at 2:30 p.m., and football will play at 7 p.m. We will have contests, giveaways, and lots of excitement. This is also Military Appreciation Day. A special halftime celebration during the football game will honor the great men and women who serve our country.

Your MSU athletes are working hard to represent the university. Preseason polls have the Mustangs picked to do very well. is loaded with up-to-date schedules, scores, rosters, statistics, and more. Catch up on all the headlines, latest stories, and follow your Mustangs teams into postseason action.


           Mark Your 

MSU Sports Showcase
September 13, 2014

Lone Star Football Festival
at AT&T Stadium
in Arlington, Texas
MSU vs. Eastern NM
September 20, 2014

Spirit Event/
Membership Kick-Off
October 4,2014.

Homecoming 2014
& Class of '64 Reunion
October 23-26, 2014


    Your Membership

It is time to renew your MSU Alumni Association membership. Your MSU Alumni Association offers you opportunities to network with other members at annual homecoming festivities, receptions, special events, and class reunions. Your membership also helps the university with Sunwatcher Magazine, Outstanding Alumni Awards, alumni reunions and social events throughout Texas, student scholarships, and involvement in student activities.


Please take this opportunity to renew or join your Midwestern State University Alumni Association and help support the university that made it all possible. Join Now.