The road to entrepreneurship is drastically different for each individual. However, each story holds the spirit of entrepreneurship that begins within the roots of agriculture and Davis College.
Growing up in the Golden State of California, Emma Taber has always been surrounded by color. For as long as she can remember, she has always encompassed color theory and had a creative edge.
Kylie Harlan, a Texas Tech University student with a bachelor’s in agricultural communications and current master’s degree pursuant, […]
As a sixth-generation Red Raider, Jenne Arrott has been accustomed to the programs implemented by the university to […]
Sensing there was an unused creative side patiently waiting under her tool belt, Hannah Hudgens decided to pursue agricultural communications at Texas Tech University.
The agriculture industry has built a platform and passion for graduate student Kindle Catching. Growing up in Howe, Texas, on a cattle operation and being involved in the industry paved the road for Catching to fuel her passion for agriculture.
The Agriculturist has long been a staple capstone experience for agricultural communications students at Texas Tech University. Students in […]
Hailing from south Georgia, Ginger Orton is studying to make an impact on the future of agriculture. Ginger, an agricultural communications doctoral student at the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, has dedicated her research to climate change communications.
Hunter Harris grew up in Abilene, Texas, and graduates from Texas Tech University in May 2023, with a bachelor’s degree in agricultural communications, and a minor in political science.
Cline is a senior, agricultural communications major, who has been working in her internship position since May 2022.
Born and raised in Holliday, Texas, Marshal Gillit has been heavily involved in agriculture throughout her life.
Erica Irlbeck, Ed.D., a professor in the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications received the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Excellence in College and University Teaching in Food and Agricultural Sciences award in 2021.
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.
The Purpose Behind the Plants
The Department of Plant and Soil Science continues to provide knowledge, nutrients and a harmonious atmosphere at Texas Tech.
Texas attorney Garrett Couts grew up in a household that bled scarlet and black for Texas Tech University. It was in Pampa, Texas, where he was surrounded by agriculture, showing and breeding swine. He was a book worm with strong interest in politics and wanting to go to Washington, D.C., and had two teachers in high school who pushed him to attend law school.
Don’t be afraid to try new things and make those opportunities happen for yourself.
Magic Carpet of Research
Successfully helping children one horse at a time.
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.
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.
In 2020, following Covid-19, Scott Burris, Ph.D., chair for the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications, and his team implemented three value statements that would go on to shape the department into what it is now. The values served as a road map for navigating the unusual and trying time that they would soon face. Go Beyond, Invest in Others, and Create a Collaborative Culture are demonstrated daily amongst the students and faculty.
As the fourth generation of the Spurlock family prepares to pass down their legacy, Texas Corn Producers provided an easy-to-use tool to help pass down the farm in a successful succession.
West Texas native, Monica Craven, joined the faculty team at Texas Tech University in January of 2022.