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Rawls Executive Mentor Program Forges Meaningful Relationships

Rawls Executive Mentor Program Forges Meaningful Relationships

The Rawls College of Business not only promotes active learning for students in the classroom, but also emphasizes the importance that students gain valuable experiences outside of the classroom. Having a mentor encourages students to proactively establish business relationships and provides an opportunity for them to gain firsthand experience in developing a professional relationship. Mentors […]

REO Presents Alumnus with Industry Partner Award

The Texas Tech Real Estate Organization (REO) hosted its end-of-year dinner on Monday, May 8. At the dinner, the organization presented its first “Dr. Paul Goebel Capitalization Award.” The award was created to recognize an industry partner of the organization that “capitalizes” student education by providing opportunities for industry-focused, practical learning experiences. This year’s award […]

RBLP Hosts 3rd Annual Non-Profit Leadership Panel

The Rawls Business Leadership Program hosted its 3rd Annual Non-Profit Leadership Panel Friday, April 21, and welcomed leaders from several non-profit organizations in the area to speak with students about how leadership and business applies to the non-profit sector. The panelists began the event by detailing their non-profit organizations and identifying themes that helped them […]

Dr. Rajan Varadarajan Serves as the First Lecturer in the Marketing Distinguished Speaker Series

Dr. Rajan Varadarajan – Texas A&M University’s professor of marketing, University Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor, and Ford Chair in Marketing and E-commerce – recently visited the Rawls College as the first speaker of this semester’s Marketing Distinguished Speaker Series. During his visit, he sat down with doctoral students for a luncheon before presenting his case […]

Rawls Alumnus Earns Lifetime Achievement Award

Texas Tech alumnus, Duane Ireland, was recently presented with the Mays Business School at Texas A&M University’s Lifetime Achievement Award. This award is the highest honor that the Mays Business School gives to faculty members for their outstanding scholarly contributions. Ireland received his MBA and Ph.D. from Texas Tech before becoming an instructor of management in the […]

Alumnus Spotlight: Matthew Reiter, Accounting

Matthew Reiter has approximately 20 years of public accounting experience, auditing both public and private clients. His experience focuses primarily in the following industries: technology; healthcare; manufacturing; and distribution, logistics and services. Additionally, he has one year of experience with a Fortune 100 publicly-held company as an internal advisor on SEC and U.S. GAAP accounting […]

Pioneer Natural Resources Sponsors TSCA Monthly Meeting

On February 28, Pioneer Natural Resources sponsored the monthly Tech Supply Chain Association meeting. Dinner was provided for the students, while managers from Pioneer presented information about various types of supply chain opportunities in the oil and gas industry. They also provided information about the prestigious internship program that they offer. Pioneer Natural Resources is […]

Alumnus Spotlight: Jeremy Reiter, Accounting & Finance

Rawls alumnus Jeremy Reiter joined Montgomery Coscia Greilich LLP in April 2007, where he is an audit partner in the Assurance & Advisory Department. His primary focus includes financial statement audits, benefit plan audits, attestation services, project management, risk assessments, financial reporting including consolidation, and foreign exchange translation. Reiter has substantial experience in the following […]

Finance Alumnus Named to On Wall Street’s “40 Under 40”

Rawls College alumnus and current Edward Jones Financial Advisor Russell Riggan was recently honored in On Wall Street magazine’s annual “40 under 40” list, which celebrates the top financial advisors under the age of 40. Riggan graduated from Texas Tech with a bachelor’s degree in finance in 2001 and an MBA in 2002, and has been with […]

Alumnus Dirk Dieterich Discusses Entrepreneurship with RBLP Students

Dirk Dieterich – current owner and officer for West Royalties, LLC; Charts, Ltd.; Eco-Logical Environmental Services, Inc.; Turbo-Trac, USA, Inc.; and West Discovery, LLC – recently spoke with Rawls Business Leadership Program students about his experience as an entrepreneur and how his time at Texas Tech helped shape his future. Dieterich, who graduated with a […]