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Accounting Leadership Council Volunteers at Paul’s Project

The Rawls College Accounting Leadership Council (ALC) volunteered at Paul’s Project’s Grace Campus in Lubbock, TX on Wednesday, March 1. Members served dinner to the residents as a way to give back to the community. Those who volunteered included: Kiara Ramsey, Madison Carpenter, Jennifer Bell, Cody Swackhammer, Audrey Francis, Brock Boozer, Jess Dewoody, Anthony Graham and […]

Rawls Ambassador Spotlight: Luis Marroquin

Luis Marroquin is a senior supply chain management major from Dallas, TX and is expected to graduate this May. He is currently serving as a Rawls College Ambassador and is also involved with Sigma Phi Epsilon, Tech Marketing Association, Tech Supply Chain Association and Tech CEO.  Learn more about why he loves the Rawls College, why he decided […]

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 […]

Alumnus Jarrod Upton Offers Advice and Insights to RBLP Students

Rawls alumnus and current executive at United Capital, Jarrod Upton, recently joined Rawls Business Leadership Program students to offer insights and advice based on his experiences at Rawls and beyond. During a luncheon in the Dean’s Suite, students were encouraged to ask questions and engage in open conversation about the financial planning industry, as well […]

Vivian Luu Awarded Larry Burk Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship

Vivian Luu, a senior Management major from Saginaw, Texas and president of the Texas Tech Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), has been awarded the Larry Burk Memorial Undergraduate Scholarship from the SHRM Foundation. The competitive scholarship is awarded to students who demonstrate great potential as future leaders in human resources. Of the 100 applicants who […]

DECA Tech Qualifies for International Competition

The DECA Tech organization had seven students place in the Texas Collegiate DECA competition Feb. 18-19 in Austin, Tx. Each student now qualifies to participate in the International Collegiate DECA competition on April 19-23 in Anaheim, Calif. The students were lead by faculty advisor, Barbie Chambers, a Rawls College Assistant Professor of Practice and Director of Business Communication. […]

Alumnus Spotlight: Joshua Robertson

Driven with a passion to serve and make a difference in the lives of people, Joshua Robertson is a healthcare entrepreneur, executive, and philanthropist. Growing up in a healthcare family, he knew from a young age he would be involved in some form or fashion. In his final semester at Texas Tech University, Robertson wrote and executed a […]

Student Org. Spotlight: Texas Tech Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

What is the mission/purpose of SHRM? The mission of SHRM is to stimulate interest in the field of human resources (HR) and to provide assistance in developing members’ careers in HR. Who is eligible to join SHRM? All students, regardless of their majors, are eligible to join SHRM. Since every person will deal with human […]

Stellar Alumni Connection Shares Market Insights

The Rawls College of Business’s Real Estate Organization hosted a panel discussion on Wednesday, Feb., 22. The panel was led by Paul Stell, the managing director of Stellar Family of Companies, founder of the STELLAR Alumni Connection and a 1990 Rawls finance graduate. He was accompanied by 7 real estate professionals who are a part of his STELLAR Alumni […]

Dr. Tyge Payne Named Editor for the Family Business Review

A Rawls College of Business professor’s role is not to just teach students how to be successful in business industries, but to contribute academic research to better the business environment as a whole. Dr. Tyge Payne, the Georgie G. Snyder Professor of Strategic Management and a Jerry S. Rawls Professor, has more than excelled at these […]