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
By Nikki Lastoczy, Team Red Master Tutor They say college is the best four years of your life, but what they fail to mention is how you blink and it’s over. It is so easy to fly through this chapter of your life without even thinking about taking in the moment and making the most… Continue reading 5 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your College Experience
by Kennedy Lambert, TECHniques Center tutor My name is Kennedy Lambert, and I am a Community, Family, and Addiction Sciences major and Psychology minor here at Texas Tech University. I have been working at the TECHniques Center for a year now, and I absolutely love this job! I graduate this May and will be attending… Continue reading Why YOU Should Get Involved in Undergraduate Research!
Strive for honor, evermore. Long live the Matadors! -Texas Tech Matador Song The campus of Texas Tech is once again buzzing with student activity! What was once empty halls and sidewalks are now full of eager students, emboldened by a fresh semester to achieve their dreams. We are so excited to have our students and… Continue reading Welcome Back to Texas Tech!
By Scott Blechman, Guest Blogger The new school year is here, and whether you’re a newcomer or a seasoned college veteran, it means one thing in particular: a fresh start. The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to try things with a new perspective. Not to mention, a new year means new classmates,… Continue reading The “Making Friends in College” Starter Pack
by Brandi Willis Schreiber, Program Director One selling point of the TECHniques Center that always supports why our program is an excellent resource for students – and tutors – is our tutor training certification program. Many people may not know this, but the TECHniques Center has an International Tutor Training Program Certification through the College… Continue reading Certifiably Awesome: How the TECHniques Center Provides Tutor Certification Opportunities
By Katie Ericson, Senior Academic Counselor Summer. What a wonderful time of year! School’s out for the summer, the pools are open, and trips with family and friends are scheduled. But there’s still work to be done! While many students find this time of year to put school on pause, maybe take a summer class… Continue reading Summer Success through Internships and Shadowing