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Texas Tech’s Therapeutic Riding Center receives Gypsy Vanner Horse

Texas Tech’s Therapeutic Riding Center receives Gypsy Vanner Horse

The Texas Tech University Therapeutic Riding Center (TTRC) was awarded a Gypsy Vanner horse through a Facebook contest this summer. After more than two months in Lubbock, the horse – which riders chose to name Gypsy – is already impacting the program and its members.  more »

 

National Honor; AFS’s Rathmann wins NARRU Young Educator Award

National Honor; AFS’s Rathmann wins NARRU Young Educator Award

Outstanding teaching in and out of the classroom has landed Ryan Rathmann, an assistant professor within Texas Tech’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, the Non-Land-Grant Agricultural and Renewable Resources Universities’ (NARRU) Distinguished Young Educator Award, university officials announced today (Oct. 8).  more »

 

Nice Homecoming Treat; COWamongus! offers new coach-themed hamburgers

Nice Homecoming Treat;  COWamongus! offers new coach-themed hamburgers

Red Raiders wanting to celebrate upcoming homecoming festivities don’t have to leave campus to find unique food with some Texas Tech flare. With the help of Adrian Rodriguez, manager of the COWamongus! restaurant inside the Animal and Food Sciences Building, the menu underwent some changes recently. The biggest was to focus on burgers.  more »

 

Joseph Neary takes new position with Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Joseph Neary takes new position with Department of Animal and Food Sciences

Joseph Neary has been named an assistant professor of animal health and well-being in Texas Tech University’s Department of Animal and Food Sciences, according to officials within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. He officially stepped into his new teaching and research post on Oct. 1.  more »

 

Agricultural Council: Dakotah Watson named September ‘Aggie of the Month’

Agricultural Council: Dakotah Watson named September ‘Aggie of the Month’

Name: Dakotah Watson; Major: Agricultural Education; Classification: Junior; Organization: Collegiate FFA; Hometown: Ralls; Month: September 2014  more »

 

CASNR announces start of new Womble Pre-Law Endowed Scholarship

CASNR announces start of new Womble Pre-Law Endowed Scholarship

Texas Tech University’s College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources announced today (Oct. 2) the creation of a new Womble Pre-Law Endowed Scholarship. Created by the Dr. Bob and Jean Smith Foundation of Dallas, funds generated by the endowment will be used to assist CASNR students that are interested in going to law school.  more »