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Partnerships & Resources

The College Connect and its partners want to help your child excel in every area of their life. The following are just a few of the many organizations created with the intent of helping your student along the way.

Featured Partners

East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood (ELPN)ELPN image

The East Lubbock Promise Neighborhood is an US Department of Education funded initiative committed to working with the residents of East Lubbock, Texas to support and advocate for our children – ensuring that both children and parents have access to the resources they need to grow, learn and succeed.

Halliburton Foundation


Established in 1965, the Halliburton Foundation is a U.S.-based organization that supports education at all levels and charitable organizations through employee matching gifts and direct grants. Requests for grants in non-U.S. locations should be made directly to the Halliburton office doing business in that part of the world.

The Halliburton Foundation makes direct donations to U.S.-based elementary and secondary schools and colleges and universities. At its discretion, the Foundation board of trustees also provides a limited number of grants to health and health-related charities. Grant requests are reviewed on a quarterly basis. Learn More>>

IDEA Public Schools                                                                      IDEA image

IDEA Public Schools is a growing network of tuition-free Pre-K to 12th grade public schools serving more than 24,000 students in 44 schools across Texas (San Antonio, Austin, and the Rio Grande Valley).

JF Maddox Foundation                                                                        JF Maddox Image

The mission of the J. F Maddox Foundation is to significantly improve the quality of life in southeastern New Mexico by investing in education, community development, and other social programs. The Foundation particularly supports initiatives driven by innovative leadership, designed for substantial impact, and committed to lasting value.

Lubbock Area Foundation

LA Foundation

Lubbock Area Foundation is the community foundation for the South Plains area. Its primary purpose is to attract and build permanent endowments that benefit this region. The Foundation works to enhance philanthropy and strengthen the sense of community in the Lubbock area.


Talkington School for Young Women Leaders                           Talkington Image

The mission of The Talkington School is to empower young women leaders through rigorous college preparatory experiences, health awareness, commitment to service, and personal accountability for lifelong success.




University Partnerships 


Provides a mechanism for assuring that the increasing research activity at Texas Tech will positively impact the educational experiences of students in the sciences at Texas Tech and in the regional and local K-12 schools.

TTU HSC- Early Dedication to Medical Education edme

Early Dedication to Medical Education (EDME) is an outreach program designed to expose individuals to the possibility of a career in medicine. Anyone interested in becoming a physician is welcome.

Generation TX 


In collaboration with the TTU College of Education, Generation Texas is a statewide, grassroots movement promoting a culture of  college and career readiness leading to the most successful generation ever.

TTU Geosciences Department GEO

The Department of Geosciences at Texas Tech University provides a wide range of research and educational experiences in the field of earth & atmospheric sciences.


Texas Tech University Health Science Center is a seven-school university located in Abilene, Amarillo, Dallas/Fort Worth, El Paso, Lubbock, Midland and Odessa whose goal is to become known as an institution that advances knowledge for students and practicing health care professionals through educational opportunities and research while providing quality patient care and service.

TTU International Cultural Center K-12 Global Education Outreach GEO

K-12 Global Education Outreach's mission is to foster cultural awareness and build a community of global learners in Lubbock and its surrounding communities.

TTU K-12

TTU K-12 is an accredited school promoting student success – anytime, anywhere – utilizing innovative online technologies, rigorous and reputable curriculum, excellent state-certified teacher instruction and quality customer service.

STEM Outreach Program                         outreach                

The Whitacre College of Engineering Outreach Program is committed to developing and supporting the implementation of high quality and innovative STEM programming for K-12 students, teachers and the community through engagement, education, and communication about the importance of STEM. 


Community Partnerships


Communities in Schools | The South Plains CIS

A nationwide network of passionate professionals working in public schools to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.


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