Texas Tech University

Meet the Team

stephanie hart
Dr. Stephanie Hart
OnRamps Site Coordinator for Texas Tech University

The OnRamps program was established at Texas Tech in 2016 through a partnership with the University of Texas at Austin. OnRamps is a dual-enrollment program designed to prepare high school students to succeed in Core Curriculum courses at flagship universities. Dr. Hart also teaches in the College of Education and is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst—Doctoral Level. 

jennifer emerson
Dr. Jennifer Emerson
Course Coordinator for OnRamps Precalculus

Jennifer received her PhD in Math from Texas Tech University in 2015. She has over a decade of experience teaching college and high school math classes and is excited to use her expertise to help the Texas Tech OnRamps program bring the college experience to high school students.

michael williams
Michael Williams 
Course Coordinator for OnRamps Statistics

Michael is an Instructor in the Math Department at Texas Tech with more than 15 years of experience. He has an MS in Statistics and an MS in Family Financial Planning.

Prudence Venner 
Course Coordinator for OnRamps Geoscience

Prudence is a Doctoral Student in the Geoscience Department at Texas Tech. She studies mineral dust on the Southern High Plains and received her Master's Degree from Texas Tech in 2016.

josh engwer
Josh Engwer 
Technology Support for the OnRamps program

Josh is a Graduate Student in the Math Department at Texas Tech. His PhD research focuses on high-order numerical schemes in electromagnetism. He has taught various undergraduate math courses at Texas Tech for six years and has extensive experience in computer programming, including R and Python.