The 1,600-square-foot computer lab in McCoy Hall used by business students to experience real trading and investing. It was funded by a $1.5 million donation by alumnus T. Paul Bulmahn, chairman and president of ATP Oil & Gas Corp.
No apostrophe is needed in "teachers" in this usage because there is no possessive meaning.
Separate each series of numbers with a period: 555.555.5555. (This is a deviation from AP style.) Do not use “1” before long-distance or toll-free numbers: 800.555.5555.
This facility is home to Texas State's varsity women's tennis team and is located on Sessom Drive across from the J.C. Kellam Administration building.
TOEFL is acceptable on second reference.
Write out the full name of the center on first reference. Use TREC on subsequent references without "the" before the letters: TREC is a center that administers tests and maintains information on the credity by examinations, institutional and other examinations. In materials with a student audience, on first reference use "Testing Center (Testing, Research-Support, and Evaluation Center "TREC")" and then just "Testing Center" on subsequent references. When citing the center's location in an address or other listing, use "Commons Hall, First Floor."
A program that develops model programs, including summer math camps, to engage K-12 students in high-level mathematics.
The name of the university since September 2003. "San Marcos" was dropped from the university's name in 2013. Use Texas State University on first reference and either Texas State University or Texas State on subsequent references (one or the other used consistently within your document). Never use TSU or TxSt.
See Board of Regents.
Capitalize only Thanksgiving.
“That” is used to introduce an essential clause (one that cannot be eliminated without changing the meaning): This is the restaurant that I told you about. Use “which” to introduce a nonessential clause: We ate at the new restaurant, which had received a good review in the newspaper. An essential clause must not be set off from the rest of the sentence by commas; a nonessential clause must.
Use “that” when referring to inanimate objects or animals. Use “who” when referring to people.
Either spelling is acceptable, but use of one or the other should be consistent throughout your document or suite of documents. In formal names, take care to use the spelling used by the entity: Texas State’s Department of Theatre and Dance; the Glade Theatre; Theatre Center; but LBJ Student Center Teaching Theater and Alkek Teaching Theater.
This building, easily recognized for its drum shape, is located on Moon Street. It houses several classrooms, lecture/recital teaching theatres, a studio theatre, a full costume and scene shop, and a main theatre.
a.m. and p.m. are used lowercase with periods in both lists and sentences. Do not use :00 for times on the hour. Examples: 5 p.m. or 5:30 a.m. To avoid confusion, use noon and midnight instead of 12 p.m. and 12 a.m. Do not use 12 noon or 12 midnight. See also a.m., p.m.
TOEFL is acceptable on second reference for the Test of English as a Foreign Language.
No final “s” is needed.
Texas State Intensive English language program. Spell out on first reference and use TSIE on second and subsequent references.
Use “Texas resident” or “nonresident” to describe these types of tuition rates at Texas State.