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.
The Department of Plant and Soil Science continues to provide knowledge, nutrients and a harmonious atmosphere at Texas Tech.
Lillie Vogt memorializes her late grandmother, Irma Macon, through her prized Brahman heifer named Mimi.
Adjusting to her new job in AEC department has been fun for Preiss. She loves the small supportive atmosphere, endless accountable connections, and the feeling of a familiar job with the change of environment.
Lubbock native Clint White grew up watching the influence of agriculture on his community with no connection to the industry of his own.
The Texas Tech University Meat Science program provides hands-on experiential learning for all students.
Nestled in the heart of campus, the Office of the Provost ensures the culture of Texas Tech University is centered around student success. Ronald Hendrick Ph.D. recently assumed his role as provost and senior vice president of academic affairs with plans to enhance the tradition of excellence for the university.
“Use the community, whether it’s your peers, professors, or people in town,” Coffelt said. “You get to know people, and all of a sudden, things fall in your lap.”
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.
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.
Brandon Sagraves is a wildlife biology major who describes his time at Texas Tech University as the best experience of his life.
Women supporting women in agriculture is vital for growth within the industry.
In high school I never pictured myself calling Lubbock home.
Dedication is the word that commonly describes the Texas Tech Ranch Horse Team.
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.
West Texas native, Monica Craven, joined the faculty team at Texas Tech University in January of 2022.
Jake Burke is a NRM student in the Davis College who loves the outdoors and being in new environments.
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.
Reynolds is a first-generation college student and is currently a junior agricultural economics student at Texas Tech University.