Gordon Davis, Ph.D., and his wife Joyce announced a historic $44 million gift to the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources. The college has been renamed the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources in his honor.
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Colton Campbell, current agricultural teacher and meat judging coach at Denver City High School, reminisces on his journey from champion to coach.
In 2021, five of the 10 teams housed in the Department of Animal and Food Sciences within the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources brought home a national championship.
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.
Cindy Akers creates a positive atmosphere for everyone around her. Influencing the Davis College culture, sharing her drive for leadership and always putting students first allows for her to elevate excellence.
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.
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.
Don’t be afraid to try new things and make those opportunities happen for yourself.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brandon Sagraves is a wildlife biology major who describes his time at Texas Tech University as the best experience of his life.
More Than a Show
Dedication is the word that commonly describes the Texas Tech Ranch Horse Team.
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.
Laura Fischer, Ph.D., assistant professor of agricultural communications in the Davis College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources.
Maci Wisdom, a Peaster, Texas native, began her college career at Texas Tech University in the Fall of 2020 to pursue a degree in Animal Science with a concentration in pre-med.
Leadership and community development are at the core of what Jason Headrick, an assistant professor in agricultural leadership at Texas Tech University, teaches every day in his classroom.
The culture built through producers working to meet the specifications of the brand to provide consumers with performing product is the cornerstone of CAB. All parts work together through every single stage of the cycle to ensure that what is being created internally is being presented externally.