September 2009 Edition

Research/Academic Showcase

Texas Tech Announces TRIP Funds

Bayer CropScience Granted Exclusive License to Cotton Technology

Comic Relief from Textbooks

Campus Connection

College of Education Receives Counselor Programs Accreditation

Texas Tech Named a Best in the West College by the Princeton Review

Rawls College Nets Grant from Department of Education

Texas Tech Professor Receives NSF Career Grant

Knight Raider Claims First National Chess Title for TTU

Law Graduate Earns State Pro Bono Award

Hill Country University Center Construction Underway

Long-Time Museum Executive Director Retires

Texas Tech's Master Builder Retires

Spooky Short Stories Contest

Don't Be a Gate Crasher!

What Kind of Red Raider Fan Are You?

Development

New Members Nominated to Texas Tech Foundation Board

Alumni News

Alumnus' Documentary Screened at L.A. Film Festival

Alumna Performs at Kennedy Funeral

Where Will You Be on Gameday?

Alumni Association Hosts "A Matador Evening"

Merket Expansion Construction Update

Sail Away on an Alaskan Adventure Cruise

Texas Tech Legacy Program

Follow Texas Tech Alumni Association on Social Media Networks

University Wallpaper

Get Red Raider Wallpaper for Your Desktop

Athletics

Spirit Squads Grab Top Scores, All-American Spots at National Camp

Carter Among Outland Candidates

Batch Earns Spot On Doak Walker List

Potts Named to O'Brien Watch List

Lewis Among Biletnikoff Candidates

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Texas Tech Announces TRIP Funds

Texas Tech University has received private gifts totaling $24.3 million that are eligible for the Texas Research Incentive Program (TRIP). The fully matched potential of these gifts is $21.5 million. The 28 gifts are from 20 individuals and eight corporations and foundations. [more]

Bayer CropScience Granted Exclusive License to Cotton Technology

Bayer CropScience Granted Exclusive License to Cotton Technology

New cotton technology developed by the university’s International Center for Excellence in Agricultural Genomics and Biotechnology will have positive impact on fiber properties. [more]

Comic Relief from Textbooks

Comic Relief from Textbooks

Texas Tech business professor Jeremy Short puts a twist on learning strategic management with innovative graphic novel textbook. [more]

Scott Thurman Texas Tech University Alumnus

Alumnus' Documentary Screened at L.A. Film Festival

Scott Thurman's documentary "Smokey" follows Elvis impersonator in a small Texas Panhandle town. [more]

Susan Graham

Alumna Performs at Kennedy Funeral

Grammy Award-winning mezzo-soprano Susan Graham sang "Ave Maria" during the funeral mass for Massachusetts Sen. Edward M. Kennedy. [more]

Annual Spooky Short Stories Contest

Spooky Short Stories Contest

Unleash your inner Hawthorne and get into the spooky spirit of Halloween. [more]

 

Red Raider Wallpaper

Show your Red Raider pride on your desktop with beautiful campus shots courtesy of university photographers Artie Limmer and Joey Hernandez. [more]

Bell Tower by Ryan Pharis

Campus Connection

College of Education Receives Counselor Programs Accreditation

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs grants continuing full accreditation for three counselor education programs. [more]

Texas Tech Named a Best in the West College by the Princeton Review

Students rate their own universities based on academic, social and campus life. [more]

Rawls College Nets Grant from Department of Education

International business education will benefit from $186,879 grant. [more]

Texas Tech Professor Receives NSF Career Grant

Professor Michael Mayer's research focuses on developing new, more flexible plastic materials. [more]

Knight Raider Claims First National Chess Title for TTU

International Master Gergely Antal wins 2009 United States Tournament of College Champions. [more]

Law Graduate Earns State Pro Bono Award

Renee Brosch honored by the Texas Supreme Court for her pro bono contributions to the underserved community. [more]

Hill Country University Center Construction Underway

New University Center will include administrative offices as well as high tech video conference classrooms and a computer lab. [more]

Long-Time Museum Executive Director Retires

Museum of Texas Tech Executive Director Gary Edson leaves after 25 years of service to the university. [more]

Texas Tech's Master Builder Retires

Mike Ellicott, vice chancellor of facilities, planning and construction retires after nearly 10 years of service. [more]

Texas Tech Football

Don't Be a Gate Crasher!

Game day parking and tailgating are key components of the game day atmosphere and Texas Tech is asking for help from the fans to continue the positive experience of game day at Jones AT&T Stadium and other athletic venues. [more]

What Kind of Red Raider Fan Are You?

New Facebook quiz tests your school spirit.

Do you show up days before the game to get the best tailgating spot, or do you like to watch as the band marches into the stadium? Take our Facebook quiz to see where you rank as a Texas Tech fan. [more]

Wait, there's more news @ Texas Tech Today!

Don't forget, check the online news center for current Texas Tech news! [more]

Athletic News

Spirit Squads Grab Top Scores, All-American Spots at National Camp

Cheerleaders and Pom Squad receive full paid bid to National Championships in Daytona Beach. [more]

Carter Among Outland Candidates

Texas Tech offensive lineman earlier named preseason All-American. [more]

Batch Earns Spot On Doak Walker List

Junior running back among prestigious company on the 2009 watch list. [more]

Potts Named to O'Brien Watch List

Texas Tech junior quarterback is another in a strong lineage of Red Raider signal callers. [more]

Lewis Among Biletnikoff Candidates

Texas Tech junior wide receiver had productive 2008 season behind last year's winner, Crabtree. [more]

Development News

New Members Nominated to Texas Tech Foundation Board

The eleven new members will each serve four-year terms beginning Sept. 1. [more]

Alumni News

Where Will You Be on Gameday?

TTAA's Frazier Alumni Pavilion policies for the 2009 Red Raider football season. [more]

Alumni Association Hosts "A Matador Evening"

Senator Robert Duncan will be honored with The Lauro F. Cavazos Award at the Texas Tech Alumni Association’s 49th Annual Homecoming Dinner. [more]

Merket Expansion Construction Update

The $4 million Peggy and Bill Dean Expansion to Merket Alumni Center will nearly double the current size of the facility. [more]

Sail Away on an Alaskan Adventure Cruise

Texas Tech Alumni Association is sponsoring an Alaskan Cruise with special guests Mike and Sharon Leach. [more]

Texas Tech Legacy Program

Alumni Association launches program to benefit children of current members. [more]

Follow Texas Tech Alumni Association on Social Media Networks

The Texas Tech Alumni Association wants to connect with you through its social media sites on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. [more]