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February 9, 2012

Players, Fans Celebrate Baseball Park Renovations

for Texas Tech University System

Texas Tech celebrated the completion of a newly renovated and expanded Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.

January 19, 2012

Angelo State University Surpasses Expectations, Raises Campaign Goal

for Texas Tech University System

Record gifts to Angelo State have motivated leaders to set an even more ambitious campaign goal.

December 22, 2011

Texas Tech University Receives $4.6M for Undergraduate Scholarships

for Texas Tech University System

Just in time for the holidays, Texas Tech University received 78 donations to create new scholarships in less than 48 hours.

December 16, 2011

Rawls College of Business Celebrates Completion of New Building

for Texas Tech University System

Texas Tech officials cut the ceremonial ribbon and marked the completion of the new building for the Rawls College of Business.

December 14, 2011

United Supermarkets Gives $3M to Endow Scholarships

for Texas Tech University System

United Supermarkets has announced a $3 million gift to endow scholarships and support nursing programs at Texas Tech.

June 7, 2011

Texas Tech University Receives $1.2M to Create Free Market Economics Institute

for Texas Tech University System

Texas Tech University received an anonymous $1.2 million gift to establish a new institute in free market economics.

May 24, 2011

Hance Honors Family, University With Chapel Gift

for Texas Tech University System

Chancellor Kent Hance joined system officials as they broke ground on the Kent R. Hance Chapel at Texas Tech University.

May 15, 2011

Schlumberger Gives $45.1M Software Gift to Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering

for Texas Tech University System

A $45.1 million software gift from Schlumberger is putting 3-D simulation tools in the hands of students and faculty.

April 26, 2011

Sam Bennett Gives to Create Opportunities for Future Students

for Texas Tech University System

Higher education opened doors for Sam Bennett. By endowing a professorship, he plans to do the same for future students.

David Porras Gives for Family and Community

for Texas Tech University System

Surviving a heart attack gave David Porras a reason to give. Plans for a medical school in El Paso gave him an opportunity.

Nora Griffin-Shirley Gives to Keep Her Research Passion Alive

for Texas Tech University System

Life is uniquely challenging for people who are deaf and blind. Nora Griffin-Shirley is leaving a legacy to help them thrive.

Ben Goh Gives to Honor His Mentor

for Texas Tech University System

To thank a faculty mentor who influenced his life, Ben Goh gives to scholarships that make a difference in students' lives.

October 23, 2010

Hunt Family Foundation Creates El Paso Nursing School With $10M Gift

for Texas Tech University System

A $10 million gift from the Hunt Family Foundation will create a new nursing school for Texas Tech in El Paso, Texas.

September 20, 2010

Texas Tech System Celebrates Vision & Tradition Campaign Announcement

for Texas Tech University System

Texas Tech University System celebrated the start of their $1B Vision & Tradition campaign with gala event.

May 14, 2010

ExxonMobil and Employees Give $143,000 to Texas Tech University System

for Texas Tech University System

The ExxonMobil Foundation presented Texas Tech University System administrators with $143,000 in matching gift contributions as part of the ExxonMobil Educational Matching Gift Program.

April 23, 2010

Student Fundraisers Receive Awards

for Texas Tech University System

Six students from the Annual Fund caller program were honored for individual fundraising contributions of more than $25,000.

December 16, 2009

Top Faculty Recognized at Chancellor’s Council Gala

for Texas Tech University System

Six top faculty members were recognized for excellence in teaching and research at the 2009 Chancellor's Council Gala.

November 18, 2009

Spur Society Gala Honors Top Texas Tech Donors

for Texas Tech University System

The Texas Tech University System honored 17 top donors at the annual Spur Society Gala featuring guest chef Stephen Pyles.

November 13, 2009

Covenant Health System Endows Chair for Stroke Research

for Texas Tech University System

Covenant Health System announced a $1 million gift to create the Covenant Health System Endowed Chair in Cerebrovascular Disease at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine.

November 9, 2009

Annual Giving Recognizes Student Fundraising Achievements

Six students from the Annual Fund caller program were honored for individually raising more than $25,000 for Texas Tech during the annual presentation of the $25,000 Pyramid awards.

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