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GALLERY: CASNR celebrates its 87th Pig Roast at Lubbock Civic Center

GALLERY: CASNR celebrates its 87th Pig Roast at Lubbock Civic Center

Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources welcomed more than 600 friends and guests from across the region to its 87th annual Pig Roast last night (Nov. 13) at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center Banquet Hall. The annual event celebrates scholarship donors, recipients and intercollegiate judging teams, as well as honoring three individuals with Gerald W. Thomas Outstanding Agriculturalist Awards.  more »

 

GALLERY: 53rd Annual Homecoming Breakfast highlights annual celebration

GALLERY: 53rd Annual Homecoming Breakfast highlights annual celebration

Friends and colleagues from across the Texas Tech campus were on hand today (Oct. 18) for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources’ 53rd Annual Homecoming Breakfast. Held in the newly renovated Red Raider Ballroom of Tech’s Student Union Building, the Saturday morning event drew more than 250 participants. Later that day Davis Webb threw for 288 yards and three touchdowns to lead Texas Tech to a 34-21 win over Kansas.  more »

 

Texas Tech enrollment shatters previous numbers; CASNR contributes 1,958

Texas Tech enrollment shatters previous numbers; CASNR contributes 1,958

Texas Tech University officials report record enrollment figures for the sixth-straight year as 35,134 students are in fall classes. The difference of 2,023 students from fall 2013 represents the third-largest increase in a single year since the university opened its doors in 1925.  more »

 

Geospatial Technologies; Texas Tech’s NRM gets remote sensing, GIS boost

Geospatial Technologies; Texas Tech’s NRM gets remote sensing, GIS boost

Carlos Portillo-Quintero has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Natural Resources Management, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Sept. 1.  more »

 

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 »

 

Texas Tech’s NRM adds aquatic invasive species expert Matthew Barnes

Texas Tech’s NRM adds aquatic invasive species expert Matthew Barnes

Matthew Barnes, an expert in aquatic invasive species, has been named an assistant professor in Texas Tech University’s Department of Natural Resources Management, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Sept. 1.  more »