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Master Tutor Spotlight: Chaise Jung

Hello! My name is Chaise Jung, and I am a master tutor at the TECHniques Center. When I first started working here, I never imagined that I would be in the position I am now. Like most things in my life, my journey here started on a bizarre note. The TECHniques Center actually contacted me… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Chaise Jung

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Student Voices: An Inside Look At Disabilities #TTUDAW15

As we celebrate Disability Awareness Week here at Texas Tech, we found it only fitting to offer our students the opportunity to voice their personal thoughts, experiences and opinions to shed some light on disabilities. This activity led to raw conversations, insightful discoveries, and true connections. We hope you find these words as powerful and encouraging as we… Continue reading Student Voices: An Inside Look At Disabilities #TTUDAW15

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Disability Awareness Week #TTUDAW15

Victoria Andrews Master Tutor Since the beginning of time, people with disabilities have made great contributions to the world around us. Helen Keller was the first blind and deaf person to receive a college degree. Stevie Wonder, a blind musician, recorded more than 30 U.S. top ten hits. Franklin D. Roosevelt became president despite being… Continue reading Disability Awareness Week #TTUDAW15

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Master Tutor Spotlight: Jordan George

My name is Jordan George, and I am one of the current Master Tutors at the TECHniques Center. I am originally from Los Alamos, New Mexico, the small town where the atomic bomb was created. I started my college career at Texas Tech University in the fall of 2012 and switched my major three times… Continue reading Master Tutor Spotlight: Jordan George

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Staff Spotlight Series: Rachel Onishi, Academic Counselor

My name is Rachel Onishi. I joined the TECHniques Center staff as a Senior Academic Counselor this Fall. However, my journey with the TECHniques Center began my junior year of college, when I began tutoring. Tutoring quickly became much more than a job. I discovered the privilege of being a part of growth in the… Continue reading Staff Spotlight Series: Rachel Onishi, Academic Counselor

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Conference Recap: National Academic Advising Association

This past week, Rachel Onishi, Michael and I had the great honor of attending the 39th Annual NACADA Conference. With over four-thousand attendees and hundreds of sessions, the conference offered great opportunity for professional growth. The sessions I attended ranged in topic from fostering positive parent relations, supporting students with communication apprehension, utilizing motivational interviewing, advising students… Continue reading Conference Recap: National Academic Advising Association