Texas Tech University

Design Leadership Alliance

The purpose of the Design Leadership Alliance (DLA) is to be a compelling, vibrant, sustainable body of professionals that engages and partners with the HCOA to provide significant contributions to the college, its students and faculty, and to our dynamic profession.

The Dean's Circle


The DLA annually awards these honors to outstanding HCOA graduates, friends of the college, and organizations who have supported the HCOA:

Distinguished Alumni Award

Kleinschmidt Award

Alumni Design Award

Student Design Leadership Award