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#1 Doohickie

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Posted 30 August 2014 - 02:25 PM

At Java with Jungus this morning, Councilman Jordan said that part of the development between Altamesa and McPherson will be reserved for "institutional use" which he further said will likely be an institution of higher learning. In a followup question to his chief of staff, she confirmed that it is a college, it isn't TCC or another 2-year school, but a campus for a large school. Details weren't provided, but they said to watch for a major announcement in October.

I suspect it will be an expansion of Tarlton State's Fort Worth presence to a full-blown campus.


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Posted 02 September 2014 - 10:41 AM

Very interesting.  Can't wait to hear more.



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Posted 02 September 2014 - 11:16 AM

Jungus is building his own little empire in District 6  ;)


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Posted 02 September 2014 - 01:05 PM

I approve of yet another presence by Texas A&M in the Fort Worth Area.  Tarleton State (Agricultural); Texas Wesleyan (Liberal Arts) and A&M Law (Legal). 



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Posted 02 September 2014 - 10:12 PM

I approve of yet another presence by Texas A&M in the Fort Worth Area.  Tarleton State (Agricultural); Texas Wesleyan (Liberal Arts) and A&M Law (Legal). 

 

Only Tarleton and A&M Law are affiliated with the public A&M System; Texas Wesleyan is a private university.

 

Anyhow, it is exciting to have a new 4-year college campus (even if it is only a satellite commuter campus of another university) in Fort Worth, especially if it is a public university.  Aside from the mammoth UT Arlington, there are no public 4-year colleges in Tarrant County that are not small satellite campuses (eg. Tarleton).

 

Now if we could only get a university to establish an undergraduate center downtown...


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Posted 08 December 2014 - 01:11 PM

Tarleton State University plans 80-acre campus in Fort Worth

 

Tarleton State University plans to build an 80-acre campus in Fort Worth, after a decades-long relationship with the city.

If built, the school would be the first public university in Fort Worth.

 

http://www.bizjourna...-campus-in.html

 


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Posted 08 December 2014 - 02:25 PM

Southwest Ft Worth?  This is what I gleaned from a neighborhood meeting with my councilman.

 

EDIT... yep, that's it.  It was hinted that it was part of the A&M system, which Tarleton State is.

 

EDIT to the EDIT:  Ah yes... here's the thread I started about it back in August.


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Posted 08 December 2014 - 05:37 PM

Southwest Ft Worth?  This is what I gleaned from a neighborhood meeting with my councilman.

 

EDIT... yep, that's it.  It was hinted that it was part of the A&M system, which Tarleton State is.

 

EDIT to the EDIT:  Ah yes... here's the thread I started about it back in August.

 

We can move the thread, or merge, I did a search on Tarleton and found nothing... We can merge the two.


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Posted 08 December 2014 - 07:43 PM

The threads have been merged.  I think this is good for the far Southwest part of the city.  I'm also glad to hear from the Business Press article that they will be putting Granbury Road back in place with an overpass on the parkway and a full entrance/exit.



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Posted 09 December 2014 - 12:06 AM

At Java with Jungus this morning, Councilman Jordan said that part of the development between Altamesa and McPherson will be reserved for "institutional use" which he further said will likely be an institution of higher learning....I suspect it will be an expansion of Tarlton State's Fort Worth presence to a full-blown campus.

 

Congratulations..great scoop!



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Posted 09 December 2014 - 07:04 AM

Great news!  One of the factors in a city's strength is the prevalence of higher-education institutions.  The more, the better, I say.  Is the phrase "first public university in Fort Worth" entirely accurate, though?  Fort Worth is already host to campuses of U.T. Arlington (Santa Fe annex) and University of North Texas (Health Sciences Center).  Maybe the article's author meant first "four-year" college.



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Posted 09 December 2014 - 12:23 PM

 

At Java with Jungus this morning, Councilman Jordan said that part of the development between Altamesa and McPherson will be reserved for "institutional use" which he further said will likely be an institution of higher learning....I suspect it will be an expansion of Tarlton State's Fort Worth presence to a full-blown campus.

 

Congratulations..great scoop!

 

 

Thanks.  I just went to the Java with Jungus meeting and they discussed plans for the development.  In Jordan's speech, he mentioned that the developer was going to donate a large parcel of land for "institutional use."  I asked if that meant a hospital and he replied that it was more along the lines of education, and something brand new for the city.  I asked his aid after the meeting which institution, whether it was another TCC campus and she said it was a 4-year school.  A bit more prodding yielded a link to the A&M system and I put two and two together, guessing Tarleton State.  I could see where the Ft Worth campus might eventually eclipse the Stephenville one.


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Posted 10 April 2015 - 01:09 PM

State funding approved by the Texas House.  
 

Major construction projects that have stalled for years at Texas public universities may soon be on the move after the state House gave early approval Thursday to a bond package loaded with more than $3 billion in projects.

Under a plan approved on a 131-13 vote, more than $550 million would flow to higher education facilities in North Texas, helping fund new buildings at the University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, the University of Texas at Arlington and Tarleton State University’s new local campus.
Although lawmakers have been unable to pass similar measures to pump funding into college facilities since 2006, many believe that 2015 is the year for a breakthrough.
“This one will pass,” predicted Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, who indicated that all top state leaders are on board. “Each campus gets money.


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Posted 17 June 2015 - 01:57 PM

Update and rendering in Fort Worth Business Press today:

Tarleton Fort Worth campus closer to reality



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Posted 17 June 2015 - 02:24 PM

Nice find.


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Posted 23 June 2015 - 05:53 AM

Concept Video from the architects

 

 

 

These are the same guys behind the new Civil Courthouse, which has tuned out very nice. 



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Posted 24 June 2015 - 08:03 AM

Great addition to our city!  I also enjoyed watching some of the recruitment videos.



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Posted 24 June 2015 - 12:30 PM

Are the plans for this campus to simply be an outpost of the Stephenville campus, or are their plans for Tarleton-Fort Worth to eventually become it's own entity?  And if that is the case, would there be any consideration to changing the name from "Tarleton State University at Fort Worth" to something more marketable like "The University of Fort Worth" ?



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Posted 24 June 2015 - 02:02 PM

The Fort Worth satellite campus is one of several around the state and its expansion will probably not change that status.  Tarleton is part of the A&M System.



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Posted 25 June 2015 - 08:43 AM

Yeah, I knew it was just a satellite campus and that Tarleton was part of the A&M system.  I was just wondering if it might go the way of UNT-Dallas, which became its own entity.  



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Posted 15 March 2016 - 08:21 AM

Tarleton State Fort Worth Campus to be open for the first students by January 2019.



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Posted 15 March 2016 - 07:37 PM

It says CTP at Granbury Road.  I count at least three locations that fit that description.  Anyone know the actual location of the campus?

 

Edit:  Answering my own question; it appears that this is the spot.  It's where Old Granbury Road stops at the CTP and picks up on the other side.  Maybe the plan all along was that a new road built for the campus would span the Parkway, and Old Granbury will dump into that road on either side of the bridge.


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Posted 15 March 2016 - 09:09 PM

If you're ever headed toward Burleson or Cleburne, keep an eye out: There's a sign on the west (north?) side of the CTP that says "Future site of Tarleton State," plus some TSU banners on the streetlights.

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Posted Yesterday, 02:54 PM

Soon...http://www.tarleton....lay.asp?id=5486

 

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Posted Yesterday, 03:22 PM

If you're ever headed toward Burleson or Cleburne, keep an eye out: There's a sign on the west (north?) side of the CTP that says "Future site of Tarleton State," plus some TSU banners on the streetlights.

Going south on CTP it will be on the right side of the road. noticed that about a week ago heading into Glen Rose.about where @Doohickie posted about. 

 

It says CTP at Granbury Road.  I count at least three locations that fit that description.  Anyone know the actual location of the campus?

 

Edit:  Answering my own question; it appears that this is the spot.  It's where Old Granbury Road stops at the CTP and picks up on the other side.  Maybe the plan all along was that a new road built for the campus would span the Parkway, and Old Granbury will dump into that road on either side of the bridge.

thats where the sign is, or close to it. its not a very huge sign either, and unless you are a passenger, easily missed.







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