In the middle of a burglary trial in a small West Texas town, the 19-year-old defendant is asked by the district attorney if he was in town the night the crime occurred. On the front row of the courtroom, invested but not attached to the case, sat a local attorney and his young daughter. When the defendant responded, ‘No,’ the girl stood up and in a loud, confident manner said, ‘He’s lying!’”
When I look into my culture and I compare that to what happened here, I want to bring those experiences here and expand their scope.
“A challenge is how to keep yourself relevant, but not to the point where you’re only focused on the bottom line,” Jones said, “but you’re also focused on the community and your positive impact on the community.”
F ourteen years ago, seventy men and women gathered in the small town of Muncy, Texas, surely between […]
Dr. Courtney Meyers has been described by her colleagues and students as a highly motivated individual who is passionate about what she does.
“I am a bit of a work horse,” said Meyers, associate professor and graduate studies coordinator for the Department of Agricultural Education and Communications at Texas Tech University. “I have a pretty strong work ethic, and I set high expectations for myself and my students.”
The Texas Tech agricultural communications faculty began brainstorming about innovative ways to keep their program leading the nation. Thus, the idea of a “block” structure was born.
Rivas said it is important people recognize the drive CASNR students have to discuss and make advancements in agriculture, but they are not limited to that. He said CASNR has students going into agriculture, the medical field, public relations, communications, non-profits and even ministry.
Have you ever wondered ‘What the heck is agricultural communications?’ Have you ever asked someone what exactly ag […]
I often complain to my friends about being “over-stimulated.” The creeping feeling usually manifests while I’m at a […]
Each new day may bring new tasks and adventures, but for this man, a day in this life […]
When Lindsay Hamer started her communications internship at the Texas Peanut Producers Board, she thought she had a good understanding of what her day-to-day responsibilities would be: writing press releases, making social media posts, and answering phones. But as she climbed into the 8-foot tall Tex P. Nut mascot uniform, she started to wonder what she had gotten herself into.
The Texas Tech agricultural communications program has implemented a block course structure for its seniors, allowing students to […]
The 37th Annual Distinguished Alumni and Outstanding Young Alumni Awards Reception and Dinner were held for the College […]
Taking the reins as the new executive director of the National Ranching Heritage Center has brought Jim Bret Campbell’s career full circle.
It was just an idea. But it wasn’t just one person’s idea. They all saw the need for […]
He looks through the lens of his camera, sees his subject, looks back at his camera, changes a few settings and begins to create something special.
She has been called the hard-working woman who gets the job done. The sweet, quiet one who rises to the top. To others, she is passionate and kind. It is hard to find someone who encompasses all of those traits. However, recent program manager for undergraduate studies for the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, Savannah Chambers does just that.
For those looking to continue their education, the decision to go to graduate school can often mean sacrificing family time or delaying or interrupting their career. For some, an unexpected job opportunity arose that forced their decision. Now, there is an alternative.