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Staff Summer Wrap Up – 2018

While the TECHniques Center remains open for normal hours during the summer, the staff at the TECHniques Center still was able to have a great summer! Read below to see how each staff member spent the summer months, in addition to supporting our students and tutors! Brandi Willis Schreiber – Program Director This summer, I… Continue reading Staff Summer Wrap Up – 2018

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Staff Spotlight – Elizabeth Hansen

Hello, everyone! My name is Elizabeth Hansen, and I am so excited to write this spotlight as an Academic Counselor at the TECHniques Center! I first started working at the TECHniques Center in Fall 2015 as a tutor, and it’s been a whirlwind of a journey ever since. I was a tutor for two semesters,… Continue reading Staff Spotlight – Elizabeth Hansen

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Contributing Art for Disability Awareness Week: An Experience

Each year, Texas Tech Student Disability Services hosts Disability Awareness Week, where the department puts on a number of events that increase awareness, spread knowledge, and engage the community about all kinds of disabilities. The week builds up to the final event of First Friday Art Trail, where students with disabilities are given the opportunity… Continue reading Contributing Art for Disability Awareness Week: An Experience

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An Open Letter to the TECHniques Center

By Rachel Onishi, Academic Counselor Hi! My name is Rachel Onishi. I spent 2013- 2015 as a TECHniques Center tutor and 2015-2018 as an Academic Counselor. This is a letter I wrote in honor of the past 5 incredible years I have had the privilege of being a part of this beautiful program. Thank you… Continue reading An Open Letter to the TECHniques Center

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5 Ways I’ve Used Pinterest as a Student

By Kathryn McCauley – TECHniques Center Tutor I am a self-proclaimed Pinterest addict. It didn’t take long after first downloading the app for it to become my favorite social media platform. If I’m getting my haircut, I go to Pinterest. If I want to cook a nice dinner, you bet I look at Pinterest before… Continue reading 5 Ways I’ve Used Pinterest as a Student

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My Journey from the TECHniques Center to Texas Tech University’s School of Law

By Hunter Sutterfield, TECHniques Center student My name is Hunter Sutterfield. I’m from Austin, Texas and I’m a Management and Management Information Systems major. I have been with the TECHniques Center for my entire undergraduate career at Texas Tech. The TECHniques Center has helped me form new and effective study habits. My tutors have pushed… Continue reading My Journey from the TECHniques Center to Texas Tech University’s School of Law

Career Development · Stress · Student Success · Texas Tech · Thoughts from Tutors

Why YOU Should Apply to be a Master Tutor

By Elizabeth Hansen, Team Yellow Master Tutor Having been a Master Tutor (MT) for the past four semesters, I’ve learned a few things about what the position requires. If you’ve ever considered applying to be a Master Tutor, but you’re unsure of what the position demands and holds for you, then this is the blog… Continue reading Why YOU Should Apply to be a Master Tutor