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NRM alum Foley takes leadership post with JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding

NRM alum Foley takes leadership post with JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding

A 1996 graduate of Texas Tech’s Department of Natural Resources Management has been named Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer for Greeley, Colo.-based JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, a massive cattle feeding operation with capacity of more than 980,000 head of cattle with locations in Colorado, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Arizona, and Idaho. John Foley officially stepped into his new post in last October.  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 »

 

CASNR students shine at Nat’l Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Conference in SA

CASNR students shine at Nat’l Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Conference in SA

Ten students from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were on hand for this year’s Latinos in Agriculture Leaders Conference in San Antonio. The students represented Tech’s ‘Minorities in STEAM,’ an organization promoting the success of minority students pursuing careers and degrees in science, technology, engineering, agriculture and mathematics.  more »

 

Thirty standout students recognized as CASNR Dean’s Scholars Award winners

Thirty standout students recognized as CASNR Dean’s Scholars Award winners

Top academic standouts from Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources have been recognized as Dean’s Scholars today (May 1). The awards, funded by various donations to the college, are based on academic excellence as well as leadership, character and citizenship.  more »

 

Top students, faculty highlight CASNR Honors Banquet at Merket Center

Top students, faculty highlight CASNR Honors Banquet at Merket Center

Outstanding students, staff and faculty from across Texas Tech’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources were honored Friday (Apr. 25) at its annual Honors Banquet at the Merket Alumni Center in Lubbock. Sponsored by the Ag Council, the event featured a variety of honors.  more »