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‘Feed the Future’; AAEC’s Conrad Lyford receives Fulbright Grant

‘Feed the Future’; AAEC’s Conrad Lyford receives Fulbright Grant

A longtime leader in Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics is the recipient of a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant. Conrad Lyford, an associate professor specializing in agribusiness, will travel to Hawassa University in Ethiopia to work with Ethiopian educators and researchers to facilitate agribusiness development and value chain rationalization.  more »

 

Four CASNR students bring home top-tier Terry Foundation Scholarships

Four CASNR students bring home top-tier Terry Foundation Scholarships

Four standout 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. Selected from a highly competitive applicant pool of incoming freshmen and transfer students who have demonstrate exceptional leadership, character, financial need and scholastic ability, the foundation provides four-year scholarships.  more »

 

Spring Commencement; CASNR graduates challenged to reach higher

Spring Commencement; CASNR graduates challenged to reach higher

More than 2,300 students Texas Tech students, including 183 from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, received diplomas at the university’s commencement ceremonies Saturday (May 17) at the United Supermarkets Arena in Lubbock.  more »

 

CASNR leadership set to revamp Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center programs

CASNR leadership set to revamp Dr. Bill Bennett Student Success Center programs

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resource is in the process of completing an overhaul 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 »

 

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

New grants administrator on deck in CASNR administration headquarters

An expert in grants administration with Texas Tech’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence has been selected to lead this critical area within Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Ann Ulmer officially stepped into her new post on June 1.  more »

 

Summer Session; CASNR interns spend summer learning the ropes in Washington

Summer Session; CASNR interns spend summer learning the ropes in Washington

Four students from Texas Tech’s College of Agriculture and Natural Resources will be spending the summer working as interns in the nation’s capital. Running from June through August, the college’s congressional spring intern program affords selected students an opportunity to experience first-hand the government’s day-to-day operations.  more »

 

AAEC Graduate; State Sen. Robert Duncan to be next Texas Tech Chancellor

AAEC Graduate; State Sen. Robert Duncan to be next Texas Tech Chancellor

A distinguished alum from Texas Tech’s Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics has been named the sole finalist to be Texas Tech University System’s next chancellor. State Sen. Robert Duncan (R-Lubbock) is expected to start in his new position on July 1.  more »