Stephen Fuller Austin (November 3, 1793 – December 27, 1836) was an American empresario born in Virginia and raised in southeastern Missouri. He was known as the Father of Texas, led the second, but first legal and ultimately successful colonization of the region by bringing 300 families from the United States. The capital of Texas, Austin in Travis County, Austin County, Austin Bayou, Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Austin College in Sherman, and a number of K-12 schools are named in his honor.
Texas (/ ˈ t ɛ k s ə s /, locally /-s ɪ z /; Spanish: Texas or Tejas) is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population.Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico ...
List of parks located in Texas. Featuring San Antonio Missions National Historic Park, Jasper State Fish Hatchery, Medina Lake State Fish Hatchery, State Fish Hatchery Number 1, State Fish Hatchery Number 2, Wood State Fish Hatchery, Big Bend National Park, Guadalupe Mountains National Park
Creating a Safer Healthcare Environment. Patient violence in healthcare is a growing epidemic, but Texas State University professor Son Chae Kim, of the St. David’s School of Nursing, is working toward a remedy.