State of Texas State
Friday, August 18, 2023
University Events Center
Faculty and staff joined the inaugural State of TXST event to celebrate the achievements of the past year and hear from President Kelly Damphousse and other university leaders about the university’s path forward. Vice President for Student Success Dr. Cynthia Hernandez, Vice President for Research Dr. Shreek Mandayam, and Executive Vice President for Finance and Support Services Mr. Eric Algoe shared updates on key university initiatives.
Attendees also heard virtually from the first Vice President for the Round Rock Campus, Dr. Julie Lessiter, who hosted a watch party from the Round Rock Campus.
Event Recording and Videos
- Read a transcript of President Damphousse's remarks at the 2023 State of TXST.
- Read a transcript of Vice President for Student Success Dr. Cynthia Hernandez's remarks at the 2023 State of TXST.
- Read a transcript of Vice President for Research Dr. Shreekanth (Shreek) Mandayam's remarks at the 2023 State of TXST.
- Read a transcript of Executive Vice President for Operations, Chief Financial Officer Eric Algoe's remarks at the 2023 State of TXST.
Round Rock Campus Watch Party
On the Round Rock Campus, more than 100 faculty and staff joined the State of TXST watch party held in the Teaching Theatre in the Avery Building.
Social Media Reactions
Many thanks to the >1,200 employees who attended the inaugural “State of Texas State” event today. It was a great opportunity to thank our faculty & staff for all they accomplished in the past year, to encourage them for the work ahead of us, and to remind them of our “why!”🐾 pic.twitter.com/qNCRUymXoy— 𝙺𝚎𝚕𝚕𝚢 𝙳𝚊𝚖𝚙𝚑𝚘𝚞𝚜𝚜𝚎 (@kdamp) August 18, 2023
5 yrs ago, I transferred to @TXSTSocialWork from @accdistrict . 44, divorced single mom of a middle schooler, #FirstGen, Pell Grants & scholarships. Now I’m doing the work at @BobcatRise that I talked about in my courses. I’m so proud of what @txst is doing for this community! https://t.co/hT7HKxCNq5— Kate Thompson, LMSW (@ASDsocialwork) August 18, 2023
Musical Theatre Performance
Students from the musical theatre program will perform a medley of "Raise You Up" from the musical Kinky Boots and "Finale B" from Rent.
Ana Paula Monterrubio
Accompanist - Aimee Radics (Faculty)
Performed by Nicholas Dettmer
Bobcat Marching Band
Additional performances by representatives of the Bobcat Marching Band led by Dr. Kyle Glaser.