Agricultural Education & Communications
Play the video below to learn more about the Agricultural Education and Communications Department.
Welcome to Texas Tech University's Department of Agricultural Education and Communications. The department works closely with the College of Education and College of Media & Communications to offer a valuable degree program.
In addition to receiving a quality education, departmental students are part of a family-like atmosphere and attend many classes together at the university. Faculty members in the department use a student-centered approach to show students how to successfully function in today's fast-paced, technologically advanced job market. Teachers in the department know their students and are available to help students with class projects, advising and job applications. Support like this helps make the transition to campus life at Texas Tech an easy one.
- April 22 - State FFA Career Development Events
- April 24-28 - AIAEE Annual Conference
- May 9 - Last Day of Classes
- May 19-20 - Commencement
- May 16-19 - AAAE Annual Conference
In the Spotlight
- New Leader Takes Helm of Department
Scott Burris, professor and graduate studies coordinator, has been the new interim chairman of the award-winning academic unit.
- Nan Li Joins Department Faculty
Nan Li, an expert in science and agricultural communications, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
- Steve Fraze Named CASNR Interim Dean
The chairman of Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications has been selected for a top post within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
- John Rayfield Returns to the Department
John Rayfield has been named an associate professor in Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He received his doctorate in agricultural education from Texas Tech.
- Agricultural Communications Project aims to Develop Critical Thinkers
Associate Professors Courtney Meyers and Erica Irlbeck are part of a USDA grant funded project that will examine increasing critical-thinking skills through the use of case studies.