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On-Campus Job Fair Provides Opportunities

On-Campus Job Fair Provides Opportunities

April 29, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

Photos and written story by Janet Moreno. Video by Regine Cliatt. The first on-campus student employment job fair took place Wednesday, April 22 in the Red Raider Lounge at the Student Union Building. Students seeking employment had the opportunity to speak with employers from Tech’s student union and activities, student housing, hospitality services, parking services […]

Academics and Culture Collide in Easter Break Debate

Academics and Culture Collide in Easter Break Debate

April 2, 2015 by · Leave a Comment 

By Janet Moreno and David Talley For first-year visiting professor and practicing Catholic Maria Elena Gutierrez Renteria, going to work on Friday means changing a centuries-old tradition. Students and faculty at Texas Tech University are allotted the Monday after Easter for travel, but classes are still scheduled for Good Friday, an observed holiday by many […]

University aims to establish first School of Accounting in Texas

University aims to establish first School of Accounting in Texas

March 20, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The Texas Tech Board of Regents approved a measure for the Department of Accounting to become the School of Accounting; however, the process will take at least a couple of months before becoming official. Provost Bob Smith said the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board must approve the establishment of the School of Accounting before any […]

Fruits of Tech’s Vision and Tradition campaign are far-reaching

February 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

From student scholarships to faculty support and facilities enhancement Texas Tech leaders and students are excited about what has come of The Campaign for Texas Tech. Ryan Williams, a sophomore finance major from Arlington, said he has enjoyed watching the campaign as it has progressed. “I think it’s really fantastic because it’s obviously had really […]

The Campaign for Texas Tech: looking forward

The Campaign for Texas Tech: looking forward

February 12, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

As the Vision and Tradition campaign progresses people look forward to what the future holds for Texas Tech. Kelly Overley, vice chancellor for institutional advancement, said the Vision and Tradition campaign sets Tech apart from other universities. “Only a handful of universities have undertaken a billion dollar campaign,” she said. “I think it’s exciting for […]

Agriculture College Selects New Dean

Agriculture College Selects New Dean

April 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The search for a new dean of a college can be a large undertaking. The College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources at Texas Tech recently completed such a search. Dr. Michael Galyean, current dean, took office on April 1. He said he has been involved with Tech for the past 14 years and has […]

Tech prepares for state funding reduction

Tech prepares for state funding reduction

February 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With the Texas legislature facing a budget shortfall as high as $27 billion over the next two years, Texas Tech is working to evaluate how the university spends state funding. Provost Bob Smith said the state has reduced funding to Texas Tech over the last three years equaling approximately $28 million. A helping hand Smith […]

SGA budget process strives to include organizations

SGA budget process strives to include organizations

March 31, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Texas Tech Student Government Association will go through a final reading on the annual budget bill Thursday in which it will be giving out more than $50,000 extra from the previous year. Brandon Taylor, chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee, said the writing of the bill begins with meetings between student senators and […]

Tech Plans for Cut in State Appropriations

March 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Economic problems have led to lower sales tax revenue for the state, which in turn has led to a 5 percent cut in appropriations to state universities. Corky Dragoo, Texas Tech’s chief operating officer and senior vice president for administration and finance, said although the roughly $6 million cut may seem like a lot of […]

Advising scores around campus

Advising scores around campus

February 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Students across Texas Tech campus seem to either love or hate their advisors. According to the 2009 Red Raider Orientation Executive Report, the first key component listed for orientation is “meeting with an academic advisor.” During Red Raider Orientation, students and their family members participated in a three-day program where they rated the various sessions […]

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