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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.

November 4, 2009

Texas Tech Recognizes New Matador Society Members

for Texas Tech University System

The Texas Tech University System recognized 17 new members of the Matador Society at an annual gala held Sept. 11 at Jones AT&T Stadium.

October 23, 2009

Schlumberger Donates Software to Petroleum Engineering Department

for Texas Tech University System

Schlumberger donated $42.5 million of Petrel seismic-to-simulation software to the Herd Department of Petroleum Engineering at Texas Tech University.

October 13, 2009

Walker Gift Honored at Soccer Complex Dedication

for Texas Tech University System

Texas Tech University honored John Walker's $2.25 million contribution to the Lady Raider soccer team at the opening of the John B. Walker Soccer Complex.

October 5, 2009

Texas Tech Surpasses $100 Million Mark for Third Straight Year

for Texas Tech University System

The Texas Tech University System finished the 2008-2009 fiscal year with $113 million in donations, marking the third year in a row that fundraising totals have topped $100 million.

September 29, 2009

Texas Tech University Recognizes ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholars

for Texas Tech University System

The newest ConocoPhillips SPIRIT Scholars at Texas Tech University were recognized September 21 during an event with ConocoPhillips on the Texas Tech University campus.

September 21, 2009

ConocoPhillips Announces $500,000 Gift

for Texas Tech University System

Texas Tech University officials announced a gift of $500,000 from ConocoPhillips supporting the Edward E. Whitacre Jr. College of Engineering and the Jerry S. Rawls College of Business.

August 13, 2009

Texas Tech Foundation Selects Officers, New Board Members

for Texas Tech University System

Directors of the Texas Tech Foundation elected new officers and approved 11 new members during their quarterly meeting today (Aug. 13) at Texas Tech University.

July 31, 2009

Technology Plans for New Business Building Mix Bits With Bricks

for Texas Tech University System

Plans for the Rawls College of Business building at Texas Tech University call for an integrated use of state-of-the-art technology throughout the building.

May 13, 2009

Student Callers Recognized for Fundraising Achievements

for Texas Tech University System

Seven students from the Annual Fund caller program were recognized for fundraising contributions of more than $25,000 to academic programs at Texas Tech University.

April 22, 2009

Building a Greener Learning Environment for Business

for Texas Tech University System

The Rawls College of Business building at Texas Tech University will be the first campus building to apply for LEED certification and includes green building features designed for efficiency.

November 13, 2008

Students Recognized for Fundraising Efforts

for Texas Tech University System

Nine students from the Annual Fund caller program were honored for individual fundraising contributions of more than $25,000 to Texas Tech University.

October 15, 2008

Graduate School Recognizes Scholarship Donors and Recipients

for Texas Tech University System

The Graduate School at Texas Tech University recognized donors of fellowships and scholarships that provide opportunities for more than 300 students to pursue master's and doctoral degrees.

May 19, 2008

Texas Workforce Commission Funds Summer Engineering Camp

for Texas Tech University

The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded the Texas Tech University T-STEM Center $123,000 for summer camp opportunities for students ages 14-21 in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

April 22, 2008

Problem-Solving from a Lowrider Perspective

for Texas Tech University

Crouched behind a pair of ape-hanger handlebars, the view from a lowrider bike is one of cool individuality. But for students at Atkins Middle School, the challenge of designing and building a lowrider bike has brought a new perspective for solving problem

April 19, 2008

West Texas Students Compete in TAME State Math and Science Competition

for Texas Tech University

Forty middle school and high school students representing West Texas competed in the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering (TAME) state math and science competition.

January 16, 2008

Annual Fund Student Callers Recognized for Fundraising Efforts

for Texas Tech University System

Student callers who have raised more than $400,000 for academic programs at Texas Tech were recently rewarded by Chancellor Kent Hance with tickets to the Red Raider men's basketball game on Jan. 16.

November 16, 2007

Talkmitt Receives 2007 Skoog Cup

for Texas Tech University

Susan Talkmitt, the associate director of curriculum and instruction for the T-STEM Center was named the 2007 recipient of the Skoog Cup at the Conference for the Association of Science Teachers.

September 12, 2007

Halliburton Awards Grant to T-STEM Center

for Texas Tech University

Recognizing a university-level commitment to K-12 science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education, Halliburton has awarded the Texas Tech University T-STEM Center $30,000 in foundation funding to continue the center's outreach efforts.

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