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Advisory Council Members Meet Student Organization Leaders

Advisory Council Members Meet Student Organization Leaders

  Students holding a leadership position within a student organization at the Rawls College had the opportunity to meet with advisory council members in small groups to discuss leadership on Thursday March 30. The meetings fostered conversations about what makes a good leader and how to identify potential leaders. Advisory council members shared their extensive experiences […]

TMA Honors Members at its 2017 Scholarship Dinner

The Tech Marketing Association (TMA) held its 2017 Scholarship Dinner on Wednesday April 12 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. TMA hosts the annual dinner to show appreciation to its members and to present its end-of-year awards. The keynote speaker at the event was Blake Buchanan, president of Bahama Bucks Corporation. Award recipients: Lars Michelem- Pat Dunne […]

DECA Tech Earns Big at International Competition

Members of the Texas Tech chapter of DECA recently competed in state, national, and international competitions, earning spots among the world’s top students in the area of business management. DECA is an international club with more than 15,000 members that enables students to learn business professional skills in preparation for the workplace, as well as […]

42 Students Inducted Into Beta Gamma Sigma Honor Society

The Rawls College recently had 42 students inducted into Beta Gamma Sigma, an international honor society which recognizes business excellence, on Thursday, April 13 at the Beta Gamma Sigma Member Induction Ceremony. This honor is bestowed on students who have exhibited excellent work and dedication during their time with the Rawls College, and Beta Gamma […]

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 […]

Lt. General Wendy Masiello Discusses Leadership with Students and Advisory Council Members

Lt. General Wendy Masiello spoke to students and Advisory Council members on Thursday March 30, about leadership and the important role mentors play in shaping tomorrow’s leaders. Masiello received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in marketing from Texas Tech in 1980 and joined the Air Force as an officer after graduation. She currently serves […]

Area of Marketing Welcomes Venkatesh Shankar for Distinguished Speaker Series

As part of the Marketing Distinguished Speaker series, the Area of Marketing welcomed Dr. Venkatesh Shankar, a professor of marketing at Texas A&M University. Shankar presented on his working paper, “The Impact of Shifting New Product Development to Emerging Markets on Shareholder Value,” to Rawls College marketing faculty members and Ph.D. students on Wednesday April 19. “It was very inspiring to listen […]

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 […]

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 […]