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 February 2019  Archives
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TTU Director Nominated for High Honor

Director Robert González has set the bar high with all the success he has experienced as a leader. Now, he seeks to raise the bar even higher as a nominee for a prestigious role in his association.

Breast Cancer Survivor Participates in Komen BigWigs Fundraising Campaign

Courtney Line takes part in the Komen BigWigs campaign to raise funds. She hopes her story can inspire and encourage others.

Destination Raiderland Helps Grow Transfer Numbers

The Office of Academic Partnerships utilizes its program, Destination Raiderland, to help grow transfer numbers for TTU. Quendaline Davis' transfer story from Austin Community College highlights the benefit of having agreements in place with partner institutions to ease the transfer process.

New Accessibility Website Launched

TTU is happy to announce the launch of a new accessibility website. Find out more about the new website's helpful features for faculty, staff and students.

Big 12 Virtual Job Fair

The Big XII Virtual Career Fair is coming soon! On March 27, 2019 from 10:00 am — 5:00 pm (CST), students and alumni can meet employers live online in a virtual event designed to recruit jobseekers from the Big 12 Universities, including Texas Tech University. Please save the date and share this information with your students.

 For Faculty For Faculty
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Finding Reliable Sources for Use in Digital Storytelling

Not satisfied with your course content? How about adding your own supplemental information that tells the story of each lesson throughout the course? This month's article helps you find that information, make sure it allowable to use it and find out how to properly credit it in a work of your own.

Blackboard Attendance Tool

The long-awaited Attendance Tool (.pdf) within Blackboard is here. This tool allows faculty to keep up with their class attendance, as well as creates a grade book column that averages the attendance grade. If you do not give an attendance grade and just want to keep up with attendance in your course, this tool is also very useful.

Become an eLearning Pilot!

Stay connected with eLearning & Academic Partnerships by participating in future pilot programs. For more details, see this eLearning Pilot Program article. To opt in, complete the eLearning Pilot Program request form.

 Regional Sites Regional Sites
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Waco Chords & Conversations

Music. Conversation. Connections. Texas Tech University at Waco prepares to host their second annual Chords & Conversations event to raise awareness about Texas Tech. The event stars some of Nashville's finest songwriters for an evening of music and the stories that inspired them. Fans will also have the opportunity to enjoy good music while supporting Red Raiders.

TTU at Waco Student Shares Educational Experience

As an adult returning to college, Tammy wanted to better herself for her future and for her children. By meeting her challenges head-on, she graduated and accomplished her goal.

Waco Transfer Fair

Texas Tech University at Waco will host their annual Transfer Fair March 5, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Students can come out and ask questions about their major, admissions, financial aid and lots of other topics. Don't miss out on a great opportunity to get informed.

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