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Blogs
10:03 am
Wed October 8, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Campus Architecture Mixture of Old World Flair, Modern Revitalization

The Texas Tech Administration Building is an ornate example of the Spanish Renaissance influences that William Ward Watkin used when designing the Texas Tech campus in 1923

When it was built in 1923, Texas Tech University's Administration Building was a ornate example of Spanish Renaissance architecture in West Texas, and since the beginning of the university, campus architects have kept that style intact for the one of the largest university campuses in the country.

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Blogs
12:00 pm
Fri October 3, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: NPR Commentator Codrescu Pays Visit to TTU

Romanian-born writer, poet, novelist, essayist and screenwriter Andrei Codrescu has been a part of National Public Radio's All Things Considered since 1983.

Codrescu paid a visit to Lubbock and to Texas Tech for a lecture titled "Forget Money! Poetry is the Currency of the Future," hosted by the Honors College.

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Blogs
9:17 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Inside Texas Tech: Enrollment Rises for Sixth-Straight Year

After Texas Tech enrollment for the 2014 fall semester shattered previous records and jumped for the sixth year in a row, the university is well on track to reach its institutional goal of enrolling 40,000 students by the year 2020. But along with the growth come the challenges of expanding resources to meet thousands of students' needs and maintaining quality. 

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Arts
11:33 am
Fri September 26, 2014

American Graduate Stories of Champions: Janice Magness

The Burkhart Transition Academy provides postsecondary educational strength-based assessment to aid in the successful transition of people with ASD into postsecondary higher education, vocational, or other settings. Classes for young adults with ASD meet four days per week to teach life skills, job skills, and social skills.

American Graduate Day returns for its third year on September 27, 2014. This live national, multi-platform broadcast event focuses on the individuals and organizations working in communities across the country to keep students on the path to graduation.

 

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Arts
11:30 am
Fri September 26, 2014

American Graduate Stories of Champions: Heather Martinez

Dr. Heather Martinez currently serves as Director of the Institute for the Development and Enrichment of Advanced Learners, through her office she is responsible for implementing and overseeing programs and partnerships which serve the community, engage faculty, promote learning and encourage conversations about the value of higher education. Working with the IDEAL program she has helped kids find inspiration in Science and Technology.

American Graduate Day returns for its third year on September 27, 2014. This live national, multi-platform broadcast event focuses on the individuals and organizations working in communities across the country to keep students on the path to graduation.

 

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