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Texas Tech Students Named Finalist in Nationwide Banking Competition

The Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University is pleased to announce a team of finance students have been named as finalist in the nationwide 2017 Community Bank Case Study Competition, facilitated by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors.   Student members include: Vincent Atchison, Taylor Hadsall, Eric Lamm, Alex Priest and Sara Van-Sickle. […]

Juan Duran Wins “Up-and-Comer” Award From Los Hermanos Familia

Juan Duran, a junior accounting major from Lubbock, TX, won the “Up-and-Comer” award at the Adelante Awards event sponsored by Los Hermanos Familia on Friday, May 5. The recognition program honors Hispanic men in the Lubbock community who are excelling in their careers and volunteer efforts. “Being chosen as an ‘Up-and-Comer’ really means a lot […]

Rawls College Recognizes Excellence in Teaching, Research and Service

Rawls College of Business faculty and Ph.D. students were honored for their outstanding efforts and contributions to the college at the 2017 Faculty, Staff and Student Annual Awards on Wednesday, May 10. Please join the Rawls College in congratulating the following individuals on their awards: 2017 RAWLS COLLEGE AWARD WINNERS Faculty Awards: Excellence in Faculty […]

Pam Knighten-Jones Retires After Nearly 37 Years with Rawls

Pam Knighten-Jones attended South Plains College and Texas Tech University, where she earned a degree in apparel design and manufacturing. Pam has worked for Texas Tech University and the Rawls College of Business for nearly 37 years, having been hired in October 1980. She enjoys a variety of athletic activities including golf, tennis, racquetball, bowling, walking, […]

Dr. Elizabeth Karam Awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award

Dr. Elizabeth Karam, assistant professor of management at the Rawls College of Business, has been awarded the Texas Tech University Excellence in Teaching Award for 2017. The award recognizes excellence in teaching and one professor from the college is chosen. Karam was nominated by the Interim Dean of the Rawls College, Paul Goebel, in a letter […]

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 […]

Rawls Professor Gives Expert Opinion on West Lubbock’s Real Estate Boom

Jared Harrell, assistant professor of practice in finance, gave expert opinion on west Lubbock’s real estate boom for KCBD news. Read the KCBD article here. THIS SUPPORTS THE EFFORTS OUTLINED IN THE RAWLS COLLEGE OF BUSINESS STRATEGIC PLAN. LEARN MORE ABOUT THE LEADER 2020 STRATEGIC PLAN AND FOLLOW OUR PROGRESS ON TWITTER AT #RAWLSLEADS.

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 […]

Rawls College Students Named Terry Scholars

Two Rawls College of Business students received the Terry Foundation Scholarship for the 2017-2018 academic years, in addition to the 28 Rawls College students that are current Terry Scholars. The Terry Foundation is a Houston-based scholarship program founded to provide scholarships to outstanding Texas high school graduates and transfer students for attendance at public colleges […]