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Area organizers gear up for ‘Celebrate Cotton’ game at Texas Tech on Sept. 12

Area organizers gear up for ‘Celebrate Cotton’ game at Texas Tech on Sept. 12

Texas Tech University and the ‘Celebrate Cotton’ campaign is set to host its fourth annual event in recognition of the cotton industry on Sept. 12 when Red Raiders take on the University of Texas-El Paso Miners at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock. The game is a partnership between Texas Tech Athletics, Plains Cotton Growers and several area agribusinesses.  more »

 

Gibson joins Department of Agricultural Education and Communications

Gibson joins Department of Agricultural Education and Communications

Courtney Gibson 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. She officially stepped into her new teaching and research post on Sept. 1.  more »

 

Texas Tech ACT Chapter takes stage at national Ag Media Summit in Scottsdale

Texas Tech ACT Chapter takes stage at national Ag Media Summit in Scottsdale

Led by its public relations students, Texas Tech’s Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow chapter had a strong showing this week at the national ‘Ag Media Summit’ in Scottsdale, Ariz. Program officials said more than 600 participants attended the summit, one of the largest gatherings of crop and livestock publications professionals in the United States.  more »

 

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 »