Texas Tech University

Academic Centers for Education and Support (ACES)

Campus resources supporting the strategic priorities of student success, innovation in research and creative activities, and strategic outreach and engagement.

ACES support for Student Success

University Writing Center (UWC)

  • Onsite and online tutorials
  • In-class writing workshops
  • Writing Fellows program

Center for the Integration of STEM Education and Research (CISER)

  • Development of STEM teacher education pathways
  • STEM education seminars

Center for Global Communication (CGC)

  • Global challenge modules in IS 1100, POLS 2306
  • Speaker series and artifact development

Ethics Center

  • Workshops for students
  • Ethics Lunch series
  • Support of Ethics courses

Teaching, Learning and Professional Development Center (TLPDC)

  • Conferences on teaching and learning
  • Programming for graduate teaching assistants
  • Discipline-specific support for faculty
  • Year-round professional development opportunities
  • Focused workshops on inclusion, service learning, new technologies

Communication Training Center (CTC)

  • Signature workshop series
    • Fundamentals of Powerpoint
    • Classroom Communication
    • Data Visualization
    • Advanced Powerpoint Techniques
  • Custom workshops
  • Communication Literacy Initiative

ACES support for Innovation

Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement (CALUE)

  • Undergraduate Research Conference
  • Undergraduate research consultation and funding

Center for the Integration of STEM Education and Research (CISER)

  • Science Education Scholars program
  • STEM Disciplinary Scholars program
  • Scholar/Mentor support and programming

Center for Global Communication (CGC)

  • Funded College-Level opportunities:
    • Story Maps
    • Global Reflections
    • Identity and Resistance
    • Global Governance and Communication

ACES support for Strategic Engagement

Not included here are programs focusing on K-12 Outreach, which include activities sponsored by STEMCORE, CISER, UWC

Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement (CALUE)

  • Service Breaks
  • Service training
  • TTU Service Week

STEM Core

  • LAZARUS Project
  • Noyce Scholars Program

Ethics Center

  • Global Ethics Day
  • Compassionate Ethical Volunteerism
  • Speaker series