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GALLERY: CASNR’s Ag Fest fills AFS Livestock Arena with fun, information

GALLERY: CASNR’s Ag Fest fills AFS Livestock Arena with fun, information

Members of CASNR’s Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center hosted their annual Ag Fest today (Aug. 27) at the Department of Animal and Food Sciences’ Livestock Arena here on campus. As temperatures hovered in the mid-nineties outside the sprawling building; inside, students, faculty and staff roamed the facility in a late afternoon filled with fun and information.  more »

 

National Honor; AEC’s Erica Irlbeck wins NARRU Young Educator Award

National Honor; AEC’s Erica Irlbeck wins NARRU Young Educator Award

A clear commitment to teaching has garnered Erica Irlbeck, an associate professor of agricultural communications within Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, the Non-Land-Grant Agricultural and Renewable Resources Universities’ (NARRU) Young Educator Award, university officials announced today (Aug. 25).  more »

 

GALLERY: CASNR Advisory Board line up for chuck-wagon cuisine at museum

GALLERY: CASNR Advisory Board line up for chuck-wagon cuisine at museum

Prior to this year’s Texas Tech College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ Advisory Board Meeting, a ‘Chuck Wagon Breakfast’ was held on Friday (Aug. 21) at the Bayer Museum of Agriculture in Lubbock. Among the luminaries on hand for the early morning event were Robert Duncan, Chancellor of the Texas Tech University System; Lawrence Schovanec, Texas Tech Provost and Senior Vice President; and Michael Galyean, dean of Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.  more »

 

Academic Success: CASNR students honored at summer commencement

Academic Success: CASNR students honored at summer commencement

More than 1,490 students, including 37 from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s summer commencement ceremonies on Saturday (Aug. 8) at United Supermarkets Arena.  more »

 

CASNR Awards presented to outstanding faculty, staff at Merket Alumni Center

CASNR Awards presented to outstanding faculty, staff at Merket Alumni Center

Eight faculty and staff members were honored for service and support of Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources on Friday (Aug. 21) during a special evening ceremony at the university’s McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.  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 »

 

CASNR faculty provide academic content for visiting Chinese high school students

CASNR faculty provide academic content for visiting Chinese high school students

Eleven high-school students from China were on Texas Tech’s campus for a special iSTEM agricultural science education program last month, said university officials, who assisted with the 16-day academic event.  more »