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CASNR students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities

CASNR students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities

Eighteen outstanding students from Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been included in latest edition of “Who’s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities,” according to school officials. The recognition of the CASNR student achievements were presented at a reception on Sunday (Nov. 6) at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center.  more »

 

Student Retention; Advising Academy completes second round of training

Student Retention; Advising Academy completes second round of training

Twelve members of the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were honored today (Oct. 27) as the second class of the CASNR Advising Academy. Representing five of the college’s departments and the CASNR Dean’s Office, the participants focused on a series of workshops that ultimately aim to provide more consistency between programs, give faculty and staff more confidence when advising students, and create a more efficient advising process.  more »

 

Lane places at National FFA Organization nursery/landscape event in Indianapolis

Lane places at National FFA Organization nursery/landscape event in Indianapolis

A freshman from Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture was recently honored at the 89th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis. Elizabeth Lane of Marble Falls placed ninth in the National FFA Nursery/Landscape Career Development Event competition.  more »

 

Outdoor learning environments in childcare centers spotlighted on Aug. 9

Outdoor learning environments in childcare centers spotlighted on Aug. 9

A key component in the ongoing fight against childhood obesity is giving children a safe, innovative and fun place to play. In some instances, that can be a struggle.  more »

 

Landscape architecture students build replicas of historic downtown Lubbock

Landscape architecture students build replicas of historic downtown Lubbock

As one of their final assignments for the school year, one class in Texas Tech’s Department of Landscape Architecture was given the task of constructing replicas of old downtown Lubbock. The class was divided up into five design teams, each one responsible for assembling one or more classic Lubbock buildings such as the Pioneer hotel, Mast-White House, and others.  more »

 

Faculty, top students highlight CASNR Honors Banquet at Tech’s Alumni Center

Faculty, top students highlight CASNR Honors Banquet at Tech’s Alumni Center

Standout students, staff and faculty from across Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were honored Thursday (Apr. 21) at its annual honors banquet at the university’s McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center in Lubbock. Sponsored by the Ag Council, the event featured a variety of honors.  more »

 

Texas Tech names new leadership for Department of Landscape Architecture

Texas Tech names new leadership for Department of Landscape Architecture

A nationally-recognized leader in landscape water resource management has been named the new chairman of Texas Tech University’s Department of Landscape Architecture today (April 19), according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Eric Bernard takes the helm of the successful academic unit after serving in the private sector and more than 15 years at the University of New Mexico and Kansas State University.  more »