Administration and Contacts

                 

Mailing Address:

Texas Tech University
Whitacre College of Engineering
Box 43103
Lubbock, TX 79409-3103

Shipping Address:

Texas Tech University
Whitacre College of Engineering
100 Engineering Center
Lubbock, TX 79409-3103

Phone

806.742.3451
or 1.800.528.5583

Fax

806.742.3493

Groups

Dean's Office Staff
Engineering Opportunities Center Staff
Engineering Computing Services Staff
Development Staff
Department Chairs

 

Dean’s Office Staff

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Name and Title
Contact
Responsibilities
Rhonda  Quinlan
Rhonda Quinlan
Administrative Assistant
Website
806.742.3451
Amanda Adamson
Amanda Adamson
Executive Associate to the Dean
Email
Website
806.834.4408
  • Coordinate dean's activities
Judy Bailey
Judy Bailey
Administrative Assistant
Email
Website
806.834.2573
Rachel Dolle
Rachel Dolle
Assistant Director of Marketing & Communication
Email
Website
806.834.6163
  • Film, produce and edit video projects used to market the college
  • Design, edit and maintain college Web pages
  • Edit and manage publication preparation and distribution
  • Provide coordination of COE marketing activities for university and external constituencies
Amy Donnerberg
Amy Donnerberg
Program Coordinator, Distance Learning
Email
Website
806.834.5709
Julie Farley
Julie Farley
Manager, Finance and Administration
Email
Website
806.834.3017
  • Manage dean's office finances and oversee college finances
  • Provide human resources support for the dean's office and college
Crystal Garcia
Crystal Garcia
Senior Academic Advisor
Website
Zaida Gracia
Zaida Gracia
Assistant Academic Dean for International Programs
Email
Website
806.742.3451
Megan Guajardo
Megan Guajardo
Unit Coordinator, Financial Services
Email
Website
806.834.8998
Brent Guinn
Brent Guinn
Senior Director, Distance Learning
Email
Website
806.742.3451
De`Lila Holder
De`Lila Holder, M.Ed.
Whitacre College of Engineering STEM Administrator
Email
Website
806.834.5346
  • Administration of WCOE STEM Programs
  • K-12 STEM Outreach Coordination
  • WCOE TTU STEM-CORE Representative
  • WCOE STEM Grant Proposal Support
Jim Kennedy
Jim Kennedy
Director, Marketing and Communications
Email
Website
806.834.0893
  • Establish marketing and communications strategies for the college
  • Edit, manage, and distribute college publications
  • Maintain college web pages
  • Manage marketing projects in support of development and external relations
Al Sacco Jr.
Al Sacco Jr., Ph.D.
Dean of the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Dean of the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering
George E. Spoth
George E. Spoth
Executive Associate Dean - International Programs
Email
Website
806.834.0403
  • Oversee all International Engineering Programs
Rumeysa Tekin
Rumeysa Tekin
Postdoctoral Associate
Website
806.742.3453
Juliusz Warzywoda
Juliusz Warzywoda, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate
Email
Website
806.834.2560
  • Oversee operation of the college`s Materials Characterization Center
  • Train users on the equipment housed in the Materials Characterization Center
  • Provide guidance on the equipment selection/use and assist in data interpretation
  • When required, perform materials characterization using the equipment available in the Materials Characterization Center
Brandon Weeks
Brandon Weeks, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Programs and Professor
Email
Website
806.834.7450
  • Responsible for the quality and development of the college's faculty, master's, and doctoral research programs
  • Work with faculty to enrich pedagogy and develop opportunities in faculty research and scholarship
  • Serve as a catalyst for research innovation
  • Foster and facilitate interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborations across the university

Engineering Opportunities Center Staff

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Name and Title
Contact
Responsibilities
Victoria Coverstone
Victoria Coverstone, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Professor
Email
Website
806.742.3451
Mackenzie Hamilton
Mackenzie Hamilton
Assistant Director – Career Services
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Serve as contact for companies looking to recruit engineering students
  • Plan and execute the Engineering Job Fairs
  • Organize on-campus interviews and info sessions for engineering companies
Jamie Perez
Jamie Perez
Associate Director – EOC
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Manage engineering student organizations
  • Plan and implement student events
Tonette Rittenberry
Tonette Rittenberry
Unit Coordinator, Academic Services
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Distribute graduation information to departments, students, faculty, and staff
  • Maintain student records
  • Provide support to the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and undergraduate academics office staff
John Rivera
John Rivera
Assistant Academic Dean
Email
Website
806.834.0229
  • Manage undergraduate academic support services such as mentoring and tutoring
  • Direct initiatives to retain and graduate students
  • Direct initiatives to increase diversity
  • Support efforts in undergraduate recruiting, orientation and graduation
Patricia Rodriguez
Patricia Rodriguez
Unit Coordinator-Enrichment & Diversity
Email
Website
806.742.3527
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Shannon Younger
Shannon Younger, M.Ed.
Lead Undergraduate Advisor
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • 2+2 Agreements with community colleges
  • Recruiting at community colleges
  • Assist departments with advising needs
  • Present college, departmental, and course information during new student orientations

Engineering Computing Services Staff

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Name and Title
Contact
Responsibilities
Travis Bruster
Travis Bruster
IT Support Technician I
Email
Website
806.742.3453
  • Provide desktop/workstation support
  • Support and management of Cloud Computing
Tom Heisey
Tom Heisey
Manager
Email
Website
806.742.3453
Remi Kiwior
Remi Kiwior
Server Administrator III
Email
Website
806.742.3453
Jerry J. Perez
Jerry J. Perez
IT Support Technician I
Email
Website
806.742.3453
Larry Winfrey
Larry Winfrey
Director
Email
Website
806.742.3453
  • Provide technology support for the dean's office and the college
  • Serve as liaison between the IT Division and the college
  • Implement technology plans and strategies for the college

Development Staff

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Name and Title
Contact
Responsibilities
Carrie Croley
Carrie Croley
Director of Development for the North Texas Region
Email
Website
214.351.0234
  • Coordinate and manage development and alumni relations in the Dallas-Fort Worth region
  • Organize and host alumni and donor events
Karen Holden
Karen Holden
Director of Development
Email
Website
806.742.3451
Sara Kerr
Sara Kerr
Unit Coordinator, Development
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Support the daily operations of the engineering development office
  • Maintain records for gifts to the college
  • Maintain donor records and report requests
Jessica Marlar
Jessica Marlar
Associate Director of Development
Email
Website
806.742.3451
Katelyn Perry
Katelyn Perry
Coordinator of Alumni and Donor Relations
Email
Website
806.742.3451
  • Coordinate alumni and donor relations for the college
  • Plan and implement alumni and development events
Susan E. Smith
Susan E. Smith
Senior Director of Development
Email
Website
806.834.0815
  • Direct development and alumni operations for the college
Jan Smith
Jan Smith
Unit Coordinator(Dallas)
Email
Website
806.834.7408