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Study Abroad Spotlight: Casey Whoolery-Pratt

Casey Whoolery-Pratt is a senior marketing major from Sweetwater, TX. She studied abroad in Frankfurt, Paris and London on a faculty-led program over the winter intersession. Read the Q&A below to learn about her study abroad experiences. What motivated you to study abroad? I was raised in a family where travel is the best form […]

Study Abroad Spotlight: Sabrina Nguyen

Sabrina Nguyen is a senior supply chain management major from Dallas. She studied abroad in London during the spring semester. Read the Q&A below to learn about her study abroad experiences. What motivated you to study abroad? I wanted to study abroad to get out of my comfort zone and experience the world outside of […]

Derek K. Oler and William R. Pasewark Receive the 2017 Issues in Accounting Education Best Paper Award

THIS STORY WAS PROVIDED BY NANCY MACIAG, THE EXECUTIVE AND BOARD SERVICES MANAGER FOR THE AMERICAN ACCOUNTING ASSOCIATION. The American Accounting Association (AAA) is pleased to congratulate Derek K. Oler and William R. Pasewark as recipients of the Issues in Accounting Education Best Paper Award for their paper, “How to Review a Paper.” This AAA […]

RBLP Awarded $10,000 Excellence Grant

The Rawls Business Leadership Program (RBLP) was awarded a $10,000 Excellence Grant by the Texas Tech Alumni Association for being an innovative and beneficial program to students at Texas Tech University. In particular, the grant focuses on the program’s distinguished speaker series, which occurs regularly throughout the year and invites graduates who have success in business […]

Dr. Eric Walden Wins Best Paper From the Journal of Real Estate Research

Dr. Eric Walden – director of the Texas Tech Neuroimaging Institute, director of the Data Science Program, and the James C. Wetherbe Professor of Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences – was awarded best paper from the Journal of Real Estate Research for his paper, “Using Neurological Evidence to Differentiate Between Informational and Social Herding Among Strategic […]

Rawls College Implements New Behavioral Lab Technology

Since opening in September 2016, the Rawls College’s behavioral lab has been utilized by faculty in the areas of Marketing, EELS, and Accounting to conduct research, in addition to being available for undergraduate and graduate students undertaking research projects. The behavioral lab offers several advantages for researchers and participants that are difficult to achieve elsewhere. […]

Marketing Professor Earns TLPDC Honors

Rawls College professor, Dr. Debbie Laverie, was recently announced as one of the winners of the Teaching, Learning, and Professional Development Center’s (TLPDC) annual faculty spotlight award. In addition to Dr. Laverie, five other Texas Tech faculty members received the honor, including: Amy Boren, agricultural education and communication; Sheima Khatib, chemical engineering; Jon McNaughtan, educational psychology […]

Covenant Medical Center President Earns National Recognition

THIS STORY WAS PROVIDED BY LESLIE CRANFORD, MEDIA RELATIONS COORDINATOR AT COVENANT HEALTH. Leading health care industry publication Becker’s Healthcare has named Covenant Medical Center president Walt Cathey to its 2017 Rising Stars list of 60 healthcare leaders under 40. Cathey began his career with Covenant Medical Center (CMC) – then Methodist Hospital – in […]

Courtney Bartholomew Wins the TTU Parent’s Association Student Academic Citizenship Award

Courtney Bartholomew, a senior accounting major from Mansfield, TX, received the Student Academic Citizenship Award from the Texas Tech Parent’s Association at their Award’s Breakfast on Saturday, April 8. The award is given to one student from each college who shows academic excellence and demonstrates leadership in and out of  the classroom. Bartholomew was nominated […]

SHRM Student Organization Receives National Award

The Texas Tech chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) was the recipient of SHRM’s “Outstanding Student Chapter” award for 2016-17. The Rawls College’s SHRM chapter was one of only 20 chapters out of an applicant pool of 300 to receive this prestigious award, and is the second Texas-based student chapter to ever […]