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Student Spotlight: Kenneth Barton, Marketing

Student Spotlight: Kenneth Barton, Marketing

Kenneth Barton, a senior marketing major from Pound Ridge, NY, has accepted an associate position at Paladin Partners Real Estate in Dallas, where he will begin working as a tenant representative after he graduates in May. Over the past year, Barton has held internship positions at both Wilkerson Properties in Lubbock, TX and Goosehead Insurance […]

Ambassador Spotlight: Ryan Watts

Ryan Watts is a senior accounting major from Chicago, Ill. He is currently serving as a Rawls College Ambassador and is also a teaching assistant for the introduction to information technology course. He has an upcoming internship with RSM Accounting and is expected to graduate in December of 2018. Read why Watts loves the Rawls College […]

Linda Swindling Speaks at Leadership Speaker Series

On Tuesday, March 21, Linda Swindling, JD CSP, spoke as part of the Leadership Speaker Series hosted by the Rawls College and the Texas Tech Terry Scholars. Swindling is a negotiation and high-stakes communications expert and talked about what she believes is the secret is to getting what you really want in life and in your […]

Dr. Edward Deci Discusses Motivation With Students and Faculty

Dr. Edward Deci, professor of psychology at the University of Rochester, spoke on Thursday, April 5, to Rawls College students and faculty about the self-determination theory, how it is applied across life’s domains and the associated research. He spoke to Ph.D. students at a luncheon that fostered deep discussion about the theory and following the […]

Dr. Ronald Mitchell Awarded the President’s Academic Achievement Award

Dr. Ronald K. Mitchell, professor of entrepreneurship and the Jean Austin Bagley Regents Chair in Management at the Rawls College of Business, has been awarded the Texas Tech University President’s Academic Achievement Award for 2017. According to university guidelines, this award is granted to Texas Tech faculty who exhibit “excellence in achievement across the teaching-research-service missions […]

Jarvis Scott Speaks at the Buesseler Distinguished Lectureship Series

The Buesseler Distinguished Lectureship Series featured speaker Jarvis Scott at the luncheon on March 24. Scott gave an inspiring account of her experience with health care after she suffered a stroke in 2004. Scott grew up in the projects in south central Los Angeles with her parents and 5 brothers. She participated in track at […]

Rawls Student Establishes Global Business Brigades Chapter at Texas Tech

Kloe Burris, a junior Agriculture and Applied Economics and General Business dual major from Poteet, Texas founded a Global Business Brigades chapter at Texas Tech University in October 2016. Read more about the organization in the Q&A below. What is the Global Business Brigades? The Global Business Brigades is an organization that goes on annual weeklong […]

Rawls Ambassador Spotlight: Surafell Kebede

Surafell Kebede is a senior Supply Chain Management major from Houston, TX. He is currently serving as a Rawls College Ambassador and is also involved with the Rawls Business Leadership Program, Tech Supply Chain Association and Delta Sigma Pi. He is expected to graduate this spring. Learn why he loves the Rawls College in the […]

Rawls Ambassador Spotlight: Kayla Wilkie

Kayla Wilkie is a senior Finance major with a Real Estate concentration from Corsicana, TX. She is currently serving as a Rawls College Ambassador and is involved with Rawls Select, Chancellor’s Ambassadors, Alpha Lambda Delta, Phi Eta Sigma, Gamma Beta Phi and the Rawls Real Estate Organization. She also spends time volunteering at the Texas Tech […]

Kiran Pedada Awarded Helen DeVitt Jones Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award

Rawls College marketing PhD candidate and graduate part-time instructor, Kiran Pedada, has been awarded the Texas Tech University Helen DeVitt Jones Excellence in Graduate Teaching Award for 2017. This award recognizes outstanding scholarly activity and excellence in teaching. Students must be nominated by a graduate faculty member to apply. Pedada has taught three courses since […]