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Texas Tech’s Jonathan Ulmer named to FFA National Board of Directors

Texas Tech’s Jonathan Ulmer named to FFA National Board of Directors

An associate professor with Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications has been named to the 11-member National FFA Board of Directors, officials with the 610,000-member organization announced today. Jonathan Ulmer, who joined the Tech faculty in 2008, brings a background in agricultural education to the boardroom.  more »

 

Texas Tech’s AEC hosts Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education event

Texas Tech’s AEC hosts Curriculum for Agricultural Science Education event

More than 35 high school instructors from across the nation were on Texas Tech’s campus for a special agricultural science education course last month, said officials of Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, who hosted the 11-day academic event. The focus was on providing a high-level educational experience to enhance the rigor and relevance of agriculture, food, and natural resources subject matter.  more »

 

New coordinator for student retention named in CASNR Dean’s office

New coordinator for student retention named in CASNR Dean’s office

CassiDe Street has been named the new coordinator for student retention for Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into her new post on July 1.  more »

 

CASNR Student Success Center’s focus remains recruiting, retaining top students

CASNR Student Success Center’s focus remains recruiting, retaining top students

They may not be Spiderman, Superman or Wonder Woman, but for a lot of students in Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, the professionals in the Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center are superheroes in their own right, largely due to their passion for Tech, CASNR and agriculture in general.  more »

 

GALLERY: Dairy Barn goes green with new Tech campus beautification project

GALLERY: Dairy Barn goes green with new Tech campus beautification project

A major facelift for some of Texas Tech’s most iconic scenes is winding down this summer. The greening of the West Library Mall and the area surrounding Tech’s iconic Dairy Barn are part of a $2.5 million campus beautification project that included the university’s Broadway Avenue entrance and Memorial Circle.  more »

 

Spring Commencement; CASNR graduates featured at May ceremonies

Spring Commencement; CASNR graduates featured at May ceremonies

More than 3,800 students Texas Tech students, including 214 from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s commencement ceremonies in May at United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock.  more »

 

Texas Tech Honors College announces eight Terry Scholars from CASNR

Texas Tech Honors College announces eight Terry Scholars from CASNR

Eight students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been selected to receive prestigious Terry Foundation Scholarships, university officials announced today (May 27). Selected from an application pool of more than 1,000 high school seniors who have demonstrate exceptional leadership, character, financial need and scholastic ability, the foundation provides four-year scholarships.  more »