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Dr. Scott Hein featured in WalletHub’s 10 financial predictions for 2017

Dr. Scott Hein, E.W. Williams Jr. Centennial Bank Chair and Faculty Director of the Texas Tech School of Banking at Texas Tech University and Co-editor of Journal of Financial Research, was recently interviewed by Wallet Hub about his thoughts on the 10 financial predictions for 2017. Learn more. 

Alumnus Ronnie Hammonds Honored For His Continued Commitment to Excellence

Rawls College alumnus Ronnie Hammonds was recently honored by Alpha Kappa Psi at the December Board of Regents meeting. Hammonds received a plaque in recognition of his tireless dedication to Texas Tech University and its success. As a charter member of Alpha Kappa Psi, he was initially going to be presented with the award at […]

Rawls Alumnus Named Executive at Wells Fargo

Congratulations to Rawls College alumnus Nick Salomone, who was recently named as the head of Middle Market Banking operations for Wells Fargo in the Fort Worth and West Texas area. In his role as regional vice president, he leads a team of 18 financial service professionals based at the bank’s Fort Worth Middle Market Banking group. […]

The Rawls College Gives Back

Beyond The Classroom The Rawls College prides itself on preparing its students for real-world experiences and a career in business. One class taught by Bob McDonald, associate marketing professor, went above and beyond by making classroom lessons count for something more than just a grade. McDonald teaches two personal selling classes through service learning, which gears assignments toward […]

Rawls Ambassadors Support Women’s Protective Services

The Rawls Ambassadors are helping Women’s Protective Services (WPS) this holiday season by collecting gifts for the women and children WPS provides services to, not only in the Lubbock area, but throughout West Texas. Some gifts the organization is looking for include clothing, gently used items and brand new toys. WPS currently supports children from newborns […]

Rawls Professor Named SEC Director

Congratulations to former Rawls College professor Scott W. Bauguess, who was recently named acting chief economist and acting director of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision. Bauguess taught at Tech from 2004 to 2009, but spent the last two years as a visiting scholar at the SEC. […]

Rawls Students Attend Women’s Entrepreneurship Day at the United Nations

Four Texas Tech University students traveled to New York City on Nov. 18 with staff advisor Jessica Carrillo to attend the Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED). WED is a celebration of the work of women entrepreneurs in today’s society.  The event was held at the United Nations. Attendees were given the opportunity to talk with keynote speakers, such as: […]

Rawls REO Travels to Dallas to Meet With Industry Leaders

Rawls College’s Real Estate Organization (REO), a student organization for real estate students, traveled to Dallas Nov. 9-11 to gain real-world insight into the real estate industry.  Throughout the 3-day trip, 16 students, along with Professor Jared Harrell, networked with top industry leaders to learn about various real estate practices and ongoing developments.  Amanda Calvert, vice president of University Relations for REO, said […]

Rawls College MBA Ranked in Top Business Programs by Businessweek

The Master of Business Administration program at the Rawls College was ranked as a top program by Bloomberg BusinessWeek. The college was ranked No. 77 based off of surveys by employers, alumni and students. Visit Texas Tech Today to learn more. THIS SUPPORTS THE EFFORTS OUTLINED IN THE RAWLS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STRATEGIC PLAN. LEARN MORE […]

The Rawls College Welcomes International Guest Speaker Alessandro Foti

This past Wednesday, the Rawls College welcomed international guest speaker Alessandro Foti to present to the general public. His presentation touched on the role of independent directors in the corporate governance of companies in developed financial markets. Alessandro has been operating as an independent financial advisor and a venture capital investor since 2009. From 2009 […]