Sara Garcia is a Texas Tech University undergraduate plant and soil science major with a concentration in viticulture and enology. Garcia took on a unique path after receiving her first bachelor’s degree.
The agricultural communications program at Texas Tech University introduced a new high-impact learning experience called the “ACOM Block” in 2017. The Block is a series of four courses designed to mimic a comprehensive, real-world workplace experience for students before they graduate from the program.
Whether you are hiking in and out of a 4,000 feet canyon, or walking across campus, seeking achievement is human nature. This program teaches students that it’s not the size of the obstacle that measures success, but the follow-through and self-discoveries you make along the way.
Towering above the landscape in the southwest corner of the National Ranching Heritage Center grounds, the Canon Ranch Eclipse Windmill is an iconic image of western heritage and culture among the cityscape of Lubbock, Texas.
Conner Chambers recalled the day their local veterinarian came out to the ranch to check the cattle. He motioned Chambers over to show him how he was completing the pregnancy check on their cow. Grinning ear to ear with excitement, it was at that moment he knew he wanted to spend the rest of his life working with animals.
The HLSR helps 156 undergraduate students and eight graduate students in the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. Out of the 156 undergraduate students, 45 of those students have been awarded $35,988 from the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Endowed Scholarship, which was established in 1978.
The year 2007 brought above-average rainfall across the South Plains. Cole and Kyla Hamilton of Hamilton Farms in Shallowater, Texas, were at ease knowing their farming operation was 100% irrigated and their outlook was optimistic. But the West Texas weather can be unforgiving.
Alex Yack is the senior director of development for the Davis College. Alex has been in the department since 2021 and continues to help students grow while helping donors understand just how much theyhelpful they are.
Yoder decided to come to Texas Tech University in the fall of 2020. She now counts it a blessing to cheer on the Texas Tech All-Girl Cheer team, while pursuing a degree in animal science through the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Sarah Hollers did not know what doors might close after leaving her position as a wildlife officer to raise her two nieces and nephew. But a new door opened when she was tapped to serve as the first Department of Natural Resource Management Academic Advisor at her alma mater, Texas Tech University.