From training and competing in Ironman races, to a new position right before a global pandemic, you could […]
Reinventing Goodwill purchases with fashionable paint and horse-shaped sponges was the norm for Andrea Glenn in college. Glenn, owner of The Rusty Rose, a southern boutique, always found unique ways to channel her creativity into crafty creations, but she never thought she would carry her creativity into starting her own business.
Barry Street’s background in agriculture paved the way to where he is today and the impact he is making within the Texas Tech and West Texas communities.
A recent high school graduate from a rural West Texas town stepped onto the Texas Tech University campus in fall of 2000 – the turn of a new century. She knew three things: she loved agriculture, she enjoyed politics, and she had absolutely no idea what she wanted to be when she “grew up.” Yet, there she stood, meeting with her academic adviser, “all grown up.”
“By the time Elise was 4 months old she had already flown across the country on 6 different flights. I’ve never felt more angry stares while boarding planes but overall people were nice and accommodating to us. We just did what we had to do.” Kate explains.
Texas Tech University School of Law Native to the South Plains, Evan Johnson, is a Texas Tech University […]
Texas Tech University track and field athlete Bret-Leigh Nance is running the race for success. The agricultural communication […]
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 […]