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In Profile: Laredo’s Chamonix Mejia takes active role in CASNR organizations

In Profile: Laredo’s Chamonix Mejia takes active role in CASNR organizations

Texas Tech has been described as a second home to many, that is no exception for one agricultural communications major. Chamonix Mejia, a junior from Laredo, said although she knows Tech and the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) was the right decision for her, she did not always envision herself in Lubbock.  more »

 

In Profile: AEC’s Courtney Meyers talks career, experience as a working parent

In Profile: AEC’s Courtney Meyers talks career, experience as a working parent

Working Parents Day, observed this year in September, is dedicated to parents who work hard both at home and on the job to provide for their families. Courtney Meyers, an associate professor of agricultural education and communications at Texas Tech University, is all too familiar with the trials and tribulations that come with being a working parent.  more »

 

In Profile: Dobelbower takes Ag Council lead with enthusiasm for the future

In Profile: Dobelbower takes Ag Council lead with enthusiasm for the future

A passion for both the agriculture industry and helping others runs deep for Midlothian native Sinclaire Dobelbower. The junior agricultural communications major has been heavily involved in agriculture from high school FFA to student organizations within Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, so it’s no surprise she is the 2015-2016 Ag Council President.  more »

 

In Profile: Agricultural economics grad, cancer survivor Barclay White inspires

In Profile: Agricultural economics grad, cancer survivor Barclay White inspires

At Barclay White’s first day of freshman orientation at Texas Tech, a counselor asked the group of incoming Red Raiders to share an interesting fact about themselves. White had an easy answer and a hard answer. He went for the easy answer. They may be the Class of 2015, but these were strangers then.  more »

 

In Profile: PSS’s Person takes hands-on approach to undergraduate research

In Profile: PSS’s Person takes hands-on approach to undergraduate research

Getting her hands dirty observing soil samples in distant lands is not unfamiliar to Taylor Person, a Texas Tech undergraduate research assistant. A senior plant and soil science major, she’s already been on two major research trips; one to Europe and the other to Alaska. The research was conducted in collaboration with David Weindorf, Tech’s BL Allen Endowed Chair of Pedology in the Department of Plant and Soil Science.  more »

 

In Profile: Fredericksburg’s Gretchen Lochte takes lead of Tech’s Ag Council

In Profile: Fredericksburg’s Gretchen Lochte takes lead of Tech’s Ag Council

Gretchen Lochte’s passion for agriculture and academic organizations began long before her collegiate career. As the daughter of a farmer, Lochte joined 4-H at a young age and has continued in organizational work throughout college. Now, as the president of Texas Tech’s Ag Council, she has plans to create events that would help facilitate relationships between students and faculty.  more »

 

In Profile: AEC alum, cattle rancher featured in new ‘Farmland’ documentary

In Profile: AEC alum, cattle rancher featured in new ‘Farmland’ documentary

Brad Bellah always knew he’d be back home one day, operating the family ranching and farming business in Throckmorton County. The sixth-generation cattle rancher didn’t think, however, it would be right after his 2009 graduation from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications.  more »