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AFISM Newsletter Published for Campus
The October edition of AFISM’s newsletter is available for the campus.

Originator: Shawn Massie            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Banner News and Tips for Employees 


TTU Research Resources
We are ready to serve your lab needs!

Originator: Beatrice Perez            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research * Academic * Departmental 


Are you concerned about your drug or alcohol use?
Need a safe and confidential place to get feedback about your drug or alcohol use?

Originator: Misty Ramon            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental 


SGA Funding for FY16 (September 2015-August 2016)
The budget application to apply for FY16 SGA Funding is available in OrgSync. The deadline to submit the application and funding contract is January 30, 2015, at 5:00 p.m.

Originator: Katherine Taylor            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental * Student Organization 


Student Organization Advisor Risk Management Training
Student Organization Advisor training will be offered each month in compliance with Texas State Law.

Originator: William Lopez            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Ethics Series, 10/23: Stress Management
The Student Counseling Center and the Ethics Center invite you to the Coffee Break Ethics Series titled "Stress Management." The workshop is free and open to all.

Originator: YI-HUI Lee            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Academic 


CALUE Hours of Engagement
The Center for Active Learning and Undergraduate Engagement is having weekly Hours of Engagement during the fall 2014 semester.

Originator: Jerylme Robins            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research * Academic * Departmental 


CALUE Responsible Conduct in Research Workshop this Wednesday!
CALUE invites students to come learn about the "rules" to appropriately conducting research. Join us for a workshop entitled: Responsible Conduct in Research

Originator: Jerylme Robins            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research * Academic 


SEPTEMBER/OCTOBER 2014 PAYROLL SERVICES NEWSLETTER
Payroll Services Newsletter is now available with new newsletters coming every two months. Find current news and tips from Payroll Services.



Originator: Phyllis Taylor            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Academic * Departmental 


Join Chi Alpha Tonight at 7pm in Ag 208
Join us on Monday nights at 7 pm in the Ag building in room 208 for a time of worship, bible study and fellowship. XA is the National Assemblies of God campus ministry.

Originator: Jill Hurley            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


SALES TAX FOR SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR
The Small Business Development Center and the Texas Comptroller Office are sponsoring this FREE public seminar to answer your questions about sales tax for small businesses.

Originator: ELAINE Melot            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Small Business Development Center 


INCREASE YOUR SALES WITH SOCIAL MEDIA
Sponsored by the TTU Small Business Development Center. Join us to learn how Small Business Owners can take advantage of new Social Media Opportunities.

Originator: ELAINE Melot            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Small Business Development Center 


POSTERS ON THE HILL 2015 - TTU UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT!
Interested in presenting your research in D.C.? Submit your abstract for this national undergraduate research event - abstract deadline: November 5, 2014.

Originator: Jerylme Robins            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research * Academic 


Experiential Course Instructor Opportunity
Instructors looking for a way to connect with your students in an active dialogue on oppression and injustice today, sign your class up to participate in Tunnel of Oppression: www.housing.ttu.edu/tunnel

Originator: Melissa Cook            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Academic * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Are you in the top 15% of your class? Join TTU Golden Key today!
Golden Key Int'l Honour Society is the world's largest international society and we want to make sure you have a chance to join through your local TTU Golden Key chapter!

Originator: Rocio Rodriguez            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


Sbarro® Pizza | Late Night Hours
Sbarro® Pizza in the Student Union is now open for late night! Enjoy delicious pizza until 9pm created from san marzano-style tomatoes, 100% mozzarella cheese and dough made fresh every day right in the SUB.

Originator: Alan Cushman            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


NBC Learn - Search and View Collections from the NBC News Archive
The Texas Tech University Office of the Provost is pleased to announce general availability of NBC Learn service for students, faculty, staff, and researchers.

Originator: Office of the Provost            Posted On :   10/13/2014
IT Announcements * Academic 


REGISTER FOR CROSSFIT NOW!
Crossfit class registration has officially begun! Register now until October 13th to secure your spot! WARNING:CLASSES WILL SELL OUT!

Originator: Scott Layher            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental * Rec Sports Programming 


RAIDER X2 FALL DANCE CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE!
Raider X2 dance class registration has now begun! Make sure to get signup up between now and October 14th to secure your spot!

Originator: Scott Layher            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental * Rec Sports Programming 


FREE INTRAMURAL NET FEST!
The Net Fest is a 3vs3 basketball tournament, skill competition, free throw contest, and 3-point competition; ALL IN ONE!

Originator: Scott Layher            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental * Rec Sports Programming 


OTC: Building Sustainable Green Buildings to Achieve Green Growth and Equity
This lecture/discussion focuses on the union of an international community to commit towards sustainable development and practices that address global crises such as climate change, energy, terrorism and poverty.

Originator: Nathian Rodriguez            Posted On :   10/12/2014
Lectures & Seminars * Academic * Faculty/Staff Organization 


RAIDER X2 Strength and Conditioning!!!
Class registration for both Olympic Weightlifting and Intro to Triathlon have begun in the fit/well at the Rec!

Originator: Scott Layher            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental * Rec Sports Programming 


TODAY: Global Health Society presents "What is Public Health?"
The Global Health Society will be opening out 2014-2015 public forum lecture series with "What is Public Health?"

A reception will follow the lecture and Q&A!


Originator: Rocio Rodriguez            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


SLS: Inclusion & Facilitation
Come learn more about inclusion and facilitation in your org!

Originator: Christopher Watts            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental 


Purnendu K. Dasgupta Endowed Lectures
TTU Chemistry & Biochemistry will host Dr. R. Graham Cooks of Purdue University in the Purnendu "Sandy" Dasgupta lecture series on Tue, Oct 28 at 7 PM in CHEM 049 and Wed, Oct 29 at 12 Noon in AGED 102. Dr. Cooks works on Mass Spectrometry.

Originator: Robert Long            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Lectures & Seminars * Departmental 


Attend our next Golden Key General Information Session!
Golden Key International Honour Society is the world's largest international society and we want to make sure you learn about how Golden Key can benefit you through Academics, Leadership, and Service!

Originator: Rocio Rodriguez            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


Hispanic Mothers and Children Needed for Research Study!
Hispanic children (ages 10–12) and their biological mothers are invited to join in a research study to help us learn more about their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. There will be a raffle to win one of 15 $25 American Express gift cards!

Originator: Paige Seegan            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research 


¡Se necesitan las madres y los niños hispanos para un estudio de investigación!
Se invita a niños (edades 10-12) y a sus madres biológicas a participar en un estudio sobre sus pensamientos, sentimientos y comportamientos. ¡Habrá una rifa para ganar una de las 15 $25 tarjetas de regalo de American Express!

Originator: Paige Seegan            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research 


Thursday Night Movie
Come to the SUB for our Thursday Night Movie! Fun movie, free snacks and games, and free admission with your TTU Student ID. Still hungry? Sam’s Place will be open late serving nachos & hot dogs!

Originator: Haley Pluenneke            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


JOIN THE FIGHT AGAINST WORLD HUNGER WITH TTUWFP
TTU Students in Support of WFP (World Food Programme) is having its second general meeting. Come learn about us and our upcoming events all for the aid of world hunger and its affairs!

Originator: Karen Garcia            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


Electrical Engineering Tutors! - Spring 2015
Tutoring is a fantastic way to develop your people + academic skills. Build a great resume item by tutoring with the TECHniques Center next semester!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


American Sign Language Tutors! - Spring 2015
One of the best ways to become proficient in a language is to regularly practice and teach others what you know. Tutoring is a great way to practice ASL while also strengthening your own communication skills. Apply to be a tutor today!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


Raider MMA
Learn the basics of mixed martial arts!

Originator: Gabyhayes Opusunju            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Athletics * Student Organization * Rec Sports Programming 


Looking for an ON CAMPUS JOB?
Want a flexible job with great benefits while you go to school? If so, employment with Hospitality Services is the answer you are looking for! Apply online at www.hospitality.ttu.edu, or drop by Hospitality Services located in the Wiggins Complex.

Originator: Dee Nguyen            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


TAB Presents: Homecoming Kick Off!
Come to the Sub North Plaza from 12PM - 1PM on Monday, October 13th and help us Kick Off the week of Homecoming! There will be food, drinks, and free Homecoming T-shirts! Also, stick around to see your 2014 Royalty Candidates be announced!

Originator: Hector Aguirre            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


Procurement Services Contracted Vendor and HUB Fair
The TTU Procurement Services Vendor and Historically Underutilized Business Fair is scheduled for Wednesday, October 15, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Originator: Cathy Limon            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Academic * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Caramel Apples at The Commons
Thursday, October 30th The Commons will be selling delicious caramel apples! For $3.99 you can get a hand-dipped caramel apple and then choose your topping!

Originator: Alan Cushman            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


West Texas Assessment Conference
Have you considered coming to TTU’s third annual West Texas Assessment Conference. We will host many presenters from TTU and the surrounding South Plains Region

Originator: Michael Street            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Academic * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Coffee for a Cause Auditions!
Alpha Omega is hosting an open mic night audition for an event, bringing awareness to poverty around the world. All forms of performances are welcomed! Bring your A game!!! Click on this announcement for more information.

Originator: Marten Ortiz            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


TAB Presents: RaiderGate Texas Tech University vs. West Virginia
Make it a family affair to come out and tailgate before the whole Texas Tech family wrecks West Virginia! Gates open 4 hours before kickoff: reserve your spot starting October 6th!

Originator: Lindsay Williams            Posted On :   10/11/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Athletics 


Staff Senate meeting notes for October
Staff Senate met on Wednesday, October 1st. See detailed description for meeting notes.

Originator: Anna T Young            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Making $ense of Organization's Finances!
Mark your calendars if you are an executive in your student organization, we will be providing financial advice and help, along with FREE DRINKS AND PIZZA!!

Originator: Megan Prestemon            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Lectures & Seminars * Departmental * Student Organization 


Texas Tech Free Institutions Reading Group
Book to be discussed: Thomas Sowell, "A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles," Basic Books, Revised Edition (2007).

Originator: Catherine Galley            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Faculty/Staff Organization 


TAB Presents: Homecoming Royalty
Vote for your favorite Royalty candidate on Friday, October 17 from 12:00 pm- 12:00 am on homecoming.ttu.edu!

Originator: Regine Cliatt            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Athletics * Student Organization 


OPEN TEACHING CONCEPT: WHAT IS IT?
OTC: Teaching Diversity Across the Curriculum

Originator: Ricky Sherfield            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Lectures & Seminars * Academic * Departmental 


Building Faculty Capacity for Clinical Simulation in a Philippine University
The TTUHSC OGH invites you to attend an ongoing lecture series on issues related to global health and building healthy
communities. Everyone is invited to attend. Free lunch will be provided to the first 50 attendees!


Originator: Kristin Mauldin            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Lectures & Seminars 


Healthy African Americans Needed for Research Study
We are recruiting healthy African American men and women for our research study examining the effect of handgrip exercise on pain sensitivity and blood pressure. A financial compensation ($15) is available for completion of the study.

Originator: Masataka Umeda            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research 


World Music Band Funkadesi Rocks the House November 7, 2014!
The Presidential Lecture & Performance Series continues its fall season with award winning Indo-Afro-Caribbean world music fusion band from Chicago with a unique one-world sound and positive vibe. FREE to students with valid TTU ID!

Originator: Jo Moore            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


Priority Room Selection: Stage 2 begins today!
Are you not able to select the same room because your room is having a designation change next year? Starting today, you can sign up for any room on campus!

Originator: Tyler Porter            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


TAB & RHA PRESENT: CORN MAIZE!
Tech Activities Board and RHA are hosting the annual FREE Corn Maize event on October 23rd!
Free busing will be provided so bring your friends and see who can finish the maize first!


Originator: Samuel Ravenscroft            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


OLYMPIC WEIGHT LIFTING COMPETITION!
Got strength? Come show everyone what you’re made of at the Red Raider Open! This Olympic lifting competition will be one for the books!


Originator: Scott Layher            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental * Rec Sports Programming 


PRESIDENT'S DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES
Dr. Paul C. W. Chu,
President's Distinguished Lecturer,
Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.,
Building Livermore Room 101


Originator: Mary Ann Vaccaro-Potts            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Lectures & Seminars 


THRILLER DANCE CLASS!
Don't miss out on this fun filled event! On October 28th beginning at 7:15 in Room 114, we will be hosting a Thriller Dance Class!

Originator: Scott Layher            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental * Rec Sports Programming 


Student Assistant Needed-The Learning Center
We are looking for the next great presenter!

Originator: Patrick Bohn            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


TTU Departments- Show your Spirit during Homecoming Week!
Does your Department have the most School Spirit? Prove it! Participate in a Door Decoration Contest during Homecoming Week. Simply decorate your doors or departmental office and submit your photos on social media for bragging rights!

Originator: Kimberly Simon Akins            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Academic * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Solar Racing Team meeting
The Solar Racing Team will be meeting Thursday, October 16th in Mechanical Engineering 223 at 7pm. We will be welcoming new members and discussing the team's plans for the semester. All majors and classifications are welcome.

Originator: John Adams            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


Solar Racing Team Seeking Business and Communication Students
Are you interested in developing and promoting a solar powered racecar? The Solar Racing Team is seeking dedicated Business and Communication students to become a part of our Public Relations Committee. Officer positions are available.

Originator: John Adams            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


CELEBRATE WEEKEND OF RED & BLACK!
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions will host its annual Weekend of Red & Black October 12th - 13th.

Originator: Taylor Fidler            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Faculty/Staff Organization 


GREAT-START PRE-MARITAL WORKSHOP
Are you engaged or recently married and want to build a strong foundation for your marriage? Attend our pre-marital workshop and you will receive a $60 voucher to apply toward your marriage license fees!

Originator: Olivia Hamlin            Posted On :   10/10/2014
Lectures & Seminars 


LAST DAY TO APPLY!
Are you interested in giving back to communities in and around Texas? Then Alternative Service Breaks may be for you!

Originator: Michael Mangwiro            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental 


Every Monday at 5 p.m. - Spanish Movie Night, FL 009
The Spanish Club is offering opportunities for students of all levels to practice their conversational skills while earning extra credit for their Spanish classes.


Originator: Gabriel Pena            Posted On :   10/10/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Student Organization 


Tech Meditation Society
Tech Meditation Society consists of faculty, staff, and students who are interested in learning about meditation and want a group of like-minded individuals to meditate with.

Originator: Brian Quinn            Posted On :   10/10/2014
Faculty/Staff Organization 


Register for the FT5K with RaiderThon!
Sign up for the 2nd annual FT5K to support our local Children's Miracle Network with RaiderThon on October 25th! Walk or run and YOU could win prizes! Register at RaiderThon.org!

Originator: Ginny Moon            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Athletics * Student Organization * Student Organization 


Apply to be a RaiderThon Morale Captain!
Are you fun, loud and energetic? Do you love to dance? If you are any of those things apply to be a Morale Captain under the "Get Involved" tab at www.raiderthon.org!


Originator: Ginny Moon            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Athletics * Student Organization * Student Organization 


Does Equine Therapy Interest You?
If you're interested in learning more about Equine Therapy or working in a therapeutic setting with families, then TechCFR has a great opportunity for you!

Originator: Ashley Pena            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization 


VERBAL ABILITY AND TASTE PREFERENCES STUDY: FEMALE DRINKERS NEEDED
We are looking for female participants for a research study on verbal fluency and taste preferences. You may receive up to $25 for your participation

Originator: David Hancock            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research 


STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS WORKSHOP SERIES
ARE YOU AN ENTREPRENEUR? DO YOU WANT TO START A NEW BUSINESS? This workshop will teach you how to get started. A four part series workshop. Sponsored by the TTU SMALL BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CENTER.

Originator: ELAINE Melot            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Small Business Development Center 


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY & COMPUTER LAW FOR BUSINESSES
COME LEARN WITH US!! What businesses need to know about intellectual property and cyberspace. Sponsored by the TTU Small Business Development Center.

Originator: ELAINE Melot            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Small Business Development Center 


GETTING STARTED WITH BOOKKEEPING SOFTWARE
The Small Business Development Center is sponsoring a workshop that will show you how to use QuickBooks® software to set up your small business bookkeeping.

Originator: ELAINE Melot            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Small Business Development Center 


Paid AVID Tutors Needed
The Office of Academic Enrichment has an excellent opportunity for students to become certified AVID tutors. This is a great chance give back to your community.

Originator: Cayla Boardingham            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Teaching, Learning & Professional Development Center 


Plan to Attend Resume Critique Day & the Etiquette Dinner!
Need a resume review? Drop by the University Career Center on 10/14 to meet with a Career Representative.

Students! There’s still space at the Oct. 21st Etiquette Dinner! Log in to your account at www.hireredraiders.ttu.edu to register.


Originator: Amy Bafford            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


AAUP Texas Tech Chapter
AAUP Texas Chapter stated meeting for October is 3:00 Monday, Oct 3rd in Regents Committee Room second floor east wing of the Administration Building, room 206

Originator: C RICHARD Meek            Posted On :   10/10/2014
Faculty/Staff Organization 


LGBTQ Allies Training for Faculty/Staff
Want to learn how to be a more visible and supportive resource for the campus LGBTQ community?

Originator: Amanda Wheeler            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Departmental 


OLMEC SCULPTURE AS SYMBOLIC CONTAINER OF KNOWLEDGE
Dr. Carolyn Tate, Professor of Art History, presents a lecture entitled, "Symbolic Landscape As A Container of Knowledge" focusing on Mesoamerican communication systems, Tuesday, November 11th at 5:30 PM in Art B-01

Originator: Jose Arredondo            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Lectures & Seminars * Academic 


Open Teaching Concept Social Media Student Symposium
Diversity in 140 Characters

Originator: Ricky Sherfield            Posted On :   10/10/2014
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization * Student Organization 


Explore Pre-Professional Health Career Options
Learn about Majors in the College of Human Sciences for Pre-Professional Health Careers -Majors include: Community, Family and Addiction Services, Human Development and Family Studies,
Nutrition; and Nutrition, Health and Wellness


Originator: CINDY Villegas            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Academic * Departmental 


Ride The Rails to Trails in Caprock Canyon! October 24 - 26
Come join the Outdoor Pursuits Center for a weekend of mountain biking. Registration deadline is October 15th. Stop by the OPC just outside the Rec Center to sign up! Gnar shredding guaranteed!

Originator: j Slay            Posted On :   10/10/2014
Arts & Entertainment 


Sigma Delta Pi - Free Spanish Tutoring for ALL
Sigma Delta Pi National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society offers free Spanish tutoring to all.

Originator: Spencer Key            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Academic * Departmental * Student Organization 


JOIN US FOR THE TRANSFER TECHSANS TAILGATE- OCTOBER 18th!
Come out and join us for the annual Transfer Techsans Tailgate on October 18th! Grab a bite to eat and hang out with us while we cheer on our Red Raiders against the Kansas Jayhawks!

Originator: Maame Boateng            Posted On :   10/11/2014
Student Organization 


Interested in Forensic Psychology? Participate in research!!
This study is designed to look at the risk of a criminal defendant for future violence.

Originator: Camden Hoeffner            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research * Academic * Departmental 


Sedentary Women Needed For Strength Training Study!
Untrained women ages 18-35 yrs who haven't participated in a lower-body strength training program over the previous 6 months are needed. Subjects will be compensated $50. For more information, email kendra.olinghouse@ttu.edu

Originator: Kendra Olinghouse            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Research 


Texas Tech University's 2014 Homecoming Week is THIS WEEK!
This week is Texas Tech’s 2014 Homecoming Week! The week is full of Homecoming events that showcase this year’s theme “Tech Goes Hollywood: Coming to a Screen Near You” with events happening every day.

Originator: Claire Maginness            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Athletics * Student Organization 


Homecoming Parade Information
Join us this Friday, October 17, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. for the Homecoming Parade at a NEW date and time!

Originator: Claire Maginness            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Arts & Entertainment * Athletics * Student Organization 


DR.BERNARD HARRIS PRE-MEDICAL SOCIETY 2ND MEETING
You are invited to our second meeting of the year. Join us on Wednesday night October 15th at 7 PM in MCOM 67 for great info!!

Originator: Susan Sherali            Posted On :   10/13/2014
Student Organization