U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz was in Nacogdoches recently and visited with Stephen F. Austin State University administrators and supporters at the Juanita Curry Boynton House. After a welcome from SFA President Baker Pattillo, pictured at right, Cruz discussed a variety of topics, including the effects of the nationalized student loan program and immigration reform on higher education. Cruz also heard reports from deans and representatives of each of the six colleges that comprise SFA.