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GALLERY: Summer cloudburst can’t hold back AgFest, program rolls on

GALLERY: Summer cloudburst can’t hold back AgFest, program rolls on

Members of CASNR’s Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center hosted their annual AgFest today (Aug. 28) at the Department of Animal and Food Sciences building here on campus. A summer deluge sent the gathering of students, faculty and staff into the facility’s livestock arena for an afternoon of fun and information.  more »

 

Graduation Day; CASNR students honored during summer commencement

Graduation Day; CASNR students honored during summer commencement

More than 1,300 students, including 55 from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s summer commencement ceremonies Saturday (Aug. 9) at the United Supermarkets Arena, located at 18th Street and Indiana Avenue.  more »

 

Well Done; Faculty, staff leaders take spotlight at International Cultural Center

Well Done; Faculty, staff leaders take spotlight at International Cultural Center

Eight faculty and staff members were honored for service and support of Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources today (Aug. 22) during a special evening ceremony at the International Cultural Center.  more »

 

Boren selected to become new assistant professor with Tech’s AEC, ICFIE

Boren selected to become new assistant professor with Tech’s AEC, ICFIE

Amy Boren, an expert in international agricultural leadership, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, according to officials with the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. She officially stepped into new her teaching and research post on July 15.  more »

 

USDA Grant; Farmers, ranchers learning to better utilize internet’s potential

USDA Grant; Farmers, ranchers learning to better utilize internet’s potential

The Texas landscape is lined with small, two-lane highways like small blood vessels branching off of veins and arteries, connecting virtually every town in the state to another. They’re called Farm-to-Market roads, and back in the day they were the main thoroughfares allowing farmers and ranchers to bring their goods to the market to sell.  more »

 

Texas Tech graduate school honors high-quality thesis by AEC’s Nellie Hill

Texas Tech graduate school honors high-quality thesis by AEC’s Nellie Hill

Earlier this week Texas Tech University’s Graduate School announced the 2014 award winners who achieved high quality work in their theses and dissertations. In the ‘Social Sciences’ category, the master’s thesis second place award went to Nellie Hill, a graduate student with Tech’s Department of Agricultural Education and Communications.  more »

 

Texas Tech ACT Chapter shines at nat’l Ag Media Summit in Indianapolis

Texas Tech ACT Chapter shines at nat’l Ag Media Summit in Indianapolis

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 Indianapolis. 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 »