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CASNR students take second in Nat’l FFA Organization Agricultural Issues Forum

CASNR students take second in Nat’l FFA Organization Agricultural Issues Forum

Two freshmen from Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were recently honored at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. Callie Hawkins, an animal science major from Canyon, and Bailey Hufnagle, an agricultural communications major from Canyon, were part of a seven-member team that placed second in the National FFA Agricultural Issues Forum 2016 competition.  more »

 

GALLERY: 55th Annual Homecoming Breakfast highlights annual celebration

GALLERY: 55th Annual Homecoming Breakfast highlights annual celebration

Friends and alumni from across the Texas Tech campus and the region were on hand Saturday (Oct. 15) for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ 55th Annual Homecoming Breakfast held in Tech’s Student Union Building located at 15th Street and Akron Ave. in Lubbock.  more »

 

Trend Line; CASNR is part of the largest enrollment class in Texas Tech history

Trend Line; CASNR is part of the largest enrollment class in Texas Tech history

Texas Tech University officials reported today (Sept. 29) another enrollment record with 36,551 students for the fall semester. Enrollment has climbed each year since 2009, on track to reach the goal of 40,000 students by 2020 as set out in the university’s strategic plan.  more »

 

Association of Fundraising Professionals award goes to CASNR’s Jane Piercy

Association of Fundraising Professionals award goes to CASNR’s Jane Piercy

The director of development and external relations for Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has been selected to receive the Association of Fundraising Professionals-Lubbock Area Chapter’s ‘Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award.’ Jane Piercy will be presented the honor on Thursday (Nov. 17) at the 21st Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon at the Overton Hotel in Lubbock.  more »

 

New additions arrive in CASNR’s Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center

New additions arrive in CASNR’s Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource is in the process of revamping the staff of its Student Success Center, a group of professionals in the Dean’s Office charged with recruiting and retaining the best students for the college. In addition, plans are underway to increase efficiency of the group’s services, following a thorough review led by Cindy Akers, CASNR’s Associate Dean for Academic and Student Programs.  more »

 

Agricultural Council: Chamonix Mejia named September ‘Aggie of the Month’

Agricultural Council: Chamonix Mejia named September ‘Aggie of the Month’

Name: Chamonix Mejia; Major: Agricultural Communications; Classification: Senior; Organization: Sigma Alpha; Hometown: Laredo; Month: September  more »

 

CASNR’s 55th Homecoming Breakfast set for Oct. 15 in Red Raider Ballroom

CASNR’s 55th Homecoming Breakfast set for Oct. 15 in Red Raider Ballroom

Officials with Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources are inviting friends from across campus and the region to the college’s 55th Annual Homecoming Breakfast on Saturday (Oct. 15) at Tech’s Student Union Building at 15th Street and Akron Ave. in Lubbock.  more »