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Margaret L. Williams Named New Dean of the Rawls College of Business

Margaret L. Williams Named New Dean of the Rawls College of Business

This story was provided by George Watson, senior editor for the Texas Tech University Office of Communications and Marketing. Williams has served as dean of the College of Business and Public Administration at the University of North Dakota since 2014. Margaret L. Williams, a professor of management and a dean at one of the top […]

Gov. Abbott Appoints Three Rawls Alumni to the Board of Regents

Beginning Jan. 31, three Rawls College alumni will begin six-year terms as a member of the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents. Governor Greg Abbott announced yesterday that J. Michael Lewis, John Walker, and John Steinmetz will serve until Jan. 31, 2023, pending approval by the Senate. To learn more, please visit the Daily Toreador’s website. […]

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 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 […]

The Second City Teaches Students the Value of Confidence in the Workplace

The Second City improvisation group recently hosted a workshop at the Rawls College with the purpose of teaching students tools of improvisation that will put them ahead of the competition at their next interview. Some goals of the workshop were to help students gain confidence while learning tactics to manage nervousness, network like a pro, and keep a sense of […]

Rawls College Hosts the 2016 Diversity Symposium

The Rawls College of Business recently hosted the 2016 Diversity Symposium with the mission of spreading knowledge and understanding about the view point of fellow students and coworkers with different cultural, religious, ethnic, gender and/or environmental backgrounds. The symposium included a panel discussion by current Rawls College students, a panel by faculty members across campus, […]

Management Research Provides Insight Into Job Design

As the Trinity Professor of Management, Yitzhak Fried positively contributes to the Rawls College’s strategic research initiatives. With a background in organizational behavior and human resource management, Fried is able to provide insight on real-world business to students interested in management. Additionally, he used that experience – along with Greg Oldham’s – to publish a  paper […]