Tutor Spotlight

Tutor Spotlight: Lauren Glover

My name is Lauren Glover and I am a Master Tutor at the Techniques Center. I am currently working towards a graduate degree in the College of Media and Communication. I graduated from Plano West Senior High School in 2009, and I graduated with an undergraduate degree in Electronic Media Communications in May. In addition… Continue reading Tutor Spotlight: Lauren Glover


Confessions of a Bad Advisee

By Ryan Scheckel Academic Advisor School of Art It was the Spring of 1998 and I had been at Tech for three years. In that time, I had learned a lot, but I had apparently not learned how to be a good advisee. I sat down in the chair next to my academic advisor’s desk… Continue reading Confessions of a Bad Advisee

Tutor Spotlight

Tutor Spotlight: JJ Taylor

My name is JJ Taylor and I am a senior Mechanical Engineering student with a minor in General Business here at Texas Tech. I graduated from high school in 2009, and after spending one year at a junior college, I transferred to Tech in Fall 2010. During my college career I have had the opportunity… Continue reading Tutor Spotlight: JJ Taylor

Thoughts from Counselors

Learning in the Twitter Generation

Instagram, Vine, Twitter, Tumblr, and Facebook have become one of the primary means by which people in our world today receive and sort information. 2013 is slated to be the first year on record in which Americans will spend more time on their computers and mobile devices than they spend watching TV. Americans now spend… Continue reading Learning in the Twitter Generation

Tutor Spotlight

Tutor Spotlight: Ivette Noriega

My name is Ivette Noriega and I am a second year Post-Baccalaureate PhD student in Human Development and Family Studies. I am originally from the El Paso-Cd. Juarez area, but I have been living in Lubbock for about six years. I completed my BA in Psychology at Texas Tech University and have had the great… Continue reading Tutor Spotlight: Ivette Noriega


Why Work at the TECHniques Center?

By Mikhail Rybalko Mikhail Rybalko is a PhD candidate in Political Science who is also a tutor with our program.  Below, he shares some of his thoughts on why he loves working here and what makes being a tutor a great job. Why work at the TECHniques Center?  There are three main reasons – students,… Continue reading Why Work at the TECHniques Center?


TECHniques Center Featured in Texas Tech News

One Wednesday, October 9th, the TECHniques Center hosted a “Pie Your Tutor” event in which Students and Tutors could sign up to throw a whipped cream pie at their tutor or academic counselor. It was a rousing success! We raised almost two-hundred dollars for Refuge Services, an equine therapy center here in Lubbock. We believe… Continue reading TECHniques Center Featured in Texas Tech News