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Dr. Ewing Awarded C.T. McLaughlin Chair of Free Enterprise

Congratulations to Dr. Bradley Ewing, who was recently named the C.T. McLaughlin Chair of Free Enterprise in the Rawls College of Business. Dr. Ewing was awarded this position for his dedication to the advancement of learning at the college, as well as his research on the economics of oil and natural gas, wind energy and natural […]

Dr. Scott Hein Receives E.W. Williams Jr. Chair of Banking

Congratulations to Dr. Scott Hein, who was recently named the E.W. Williams Jr. Chair of Banking at the Rawls College of Business. Dr. Hein has been awarded this position for his exemplary work in the areas of banking, monetary policy and financial markets. Learn more about Dr. Hein’s new position. THIS SUPPORTS THE EFFORTS OUTLINED […]

Dr. Juan Manuel Sanchez Named KPMG Professor in Accounting

Congratulations to Dr. Juan Manuel Sanchez, who was recently named the KPMG professor in Accounting. Dr. Sanchez was awarded this position based on his dedication to the advancement of learning at Texas Tech, as well as his research in firm valuation, corporate governance, executive compensation, sustainability and business value of information technology. Learn more about Dr. Sanchez’s […]

Alumna Spotlight: Tracie Ashlock, City Bank

Tracie Ashlock, a Rawls College graduate with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems (’91) and a Master of Business Administration (’11), currently serves at Chief Data Officer and Vice President for City Bank. Tracie has spent much of her time since receiving her bachelors helping with the advancement of Texas Tech University. Working her […]

UMC Health System Launches Inaugural Leadership Development Program

On Friday, September 9, UMC Health System launched their inaugural Leadership Development Program. This program was initiated by Dr. Michael Ragain, vice president and chief medical officer of UMC, and was developed by Dr. Michael Ryan, executive director of the Institute of Leadership Research and an associate professor of practice in the Rawls College Area […]

Study Abroad Spotlight: Jenny Todoro, Stockholm Business School

Jenny Todora is a junior management information systems major at the Rawls College of Business, on course to graduate in December 2018. Originally from Dallas, Texas, she has dreams of living in a foreign country after graduation. Her goal is to work as an IT Consultant in a European country. In spring 2016, Jenny became the […]

Rawls Ranked in Top 100 Best Undergraduate Business Programs

The Rawls College of Business was recently ranked No. 94 among “Best Undergraduate Business Programs,” according to the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Business Program Rankings. The rankings were compiled using surveys of B-school deans and senior faculty. Participants rated the quality of the business programs by a five point scaling system, while […]

Senator Birdwell Speaks at RBLP Kick-Off Luncheon

The Rawls Business Leadership Program recently kicked-off the semester with a welcome luncheon. The event gave new and existing students the opportunity to meet, mingle and hear from Texas Senator Brian Birdwell. Senator Birdwell spoke to RBLP students about the qualities of a leader. He stressed that leadership does not depend on the position you […]

Texas Business Hall of Fame Scholarships Awarded to Energy Commerce Majors

This story was provided by George Watson, senior editor for the Texas Tech University Office of Communications and Marketing. Each student is recognized for their accomplishments as a future and current entrepreneur pursuing a higher education. There’s always a risk involved with starting a company, but for a couple of Texas Tech University students, this […]

Gov. Greg Abbott Appoints Professor to Small Business Board

This story was provided by George Watson, senior editor for the Texas Tech University Office of Communications and Marketing. Kelli Frias is an assistant professor of marketing in the Rawls College of Business. Kelli Frias, an assistant professor in the Area of Marketing in the Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business, has been appointed […]