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Microsoft Ends Service and Support for Older Versions of Microsoft Office
On October 13, 2020, Microsoft will end support for Microsoft Office 2010 for Windows and Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac. Additionally, Office 2013 for Windows connectivity to Office 365 will no longer be supported. Update your systems now!

Originator: IT Help Central            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Employee Announcements * Student Announcements 


Scheduled maintenance for TTU SharePoint, Friday, 10/2, 3:00 AM - 7:00 AM (CDT)
Scheduled maintenance for TTU SharePoint Services, sharepoint.ttu.edu, on Friday, October 2, 2020 from 3:00 AM - 7:00 AM (CDT).

Originator: Eloy Guerra            Posted On :   9/29/2020
IT Announcements 


McNair Explorers Program - Undergraduate Research Opportunity
A preparatory program for First Year and Sophomore First Generation College students to prepare them for the McNair Scholars Program, which prepares undergraduate students for doctoral studies through involvement in research.

Originator: Jonathan Crider            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Research * Academic * Departmental 


Free Academic Coaching about Time Management
Do you have questions about time management, using your study time wisely, and work on procrastination? Look no further!

Originator: Victoria Gotwald            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Academic 


ARE YOU A PARENT WITH A CHILD AGES 3.5 TO 7 YEARS?
We invite you to participate in our COVID-19 research that aims to understand how the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is affecting young children’s lives and those of their parents.

Originator: Seowon Song            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Research 


Calling all Professors: Have Your Class Sign the Pledge!
Have your class sign the Texas Tech Commitment Pledge and we'll send stickers and other freebies for your students and department directly to your mailstop! Email rise@ttu.edu with requests and sign the pledge here: https://tinyurl.com/y27bbgo9

Originator: Ashley Marino            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Departmental 


LEARN HOW TO SAVE A LIFE FROM SUICIDE WITH FREE QPR TRAINING!
Learn how to intervene and get help for someone in a suicidal crisis by coming to this FREE training offered by the Student Counseling Center.

Originator: Amanda Wheeler            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Departmental 


Nominate your Parent/Grandparent for the Texas Tech Parent of the Year Award!
Have your parent(s)/guardian(s)/grandparent(s) made a significant impact in your life? Would you like to show them how much you appreciate them? Then nominate your parent(s)/guardian(s)/grandparent(s) to the 2020 Texas Tech Parent of the Year Award.

Originator: Morgan Brannon            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Arts & Entertainment * Student Organization 


Research study: 16-Week Weight Loss Program
Seeking research subjects for 16-week weight loss study. Total possible compensation $310. ALL learn practical weight loss strategies. Some receive FDA approved medicine for weight loss. Call/email if interested: 806-742-5194, bmtrlab@ttu.edu.

Originator: Sharmin Akter            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Research 


TEXAS TECHSPO WEEK!!
All your TTU resources, all in one place. Come get the insider exclusive on how to get the most out of your Texas Tech experience!

Originator: Jess Sanchez            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Arts & Entertainment 


Subjects Needed for a Sleep Study
Women and Men are needed to participate in research that will study the effect of long sleep duration on overnight blood pressure and brain health.

Originator: Joaquin Gonzales            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Research 


Mexican Descent College Students Participants Needed!
We invite you to participate in online study to help researchers understand the mental health of Mexican descent college students during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Originator: Aylin Castillo            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Research 


Virtual Mocktail Party – October 8th, 5-7pm
Learn invaluable networking skills with a professional etiquette coach at this fun virtual event. You will learn how to practice real business etiquette skills with real employers. Free for students!

Originator: Ashley Penner            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Lectures & Seminars * Departmental 


Virtual Etiquette Dinner - Oct 20
Have you ever sat down to a formal meal and wondered "Why do I need all of these forks?" Perhaps you've thought, "Is this my drink or the person's sitting next to me?" If so, then our etiquette dinner will put you at ease.

Originator: Tori Coleman            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


White Water Kayaking Indoor Pool Session- FREE! Gear included
It's like regular kayaking, but better. Learning skills necessary to navigate rushing water, our leaders will teach you everything you need to know in a safe and controlled environment.

Originator: Campbell Williams            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Athletics * Rec Sports Programming 


Scholar in virtual residence in conjunction with Feminist First Friday
Want to learn more about how globalization and capitalism affect people across nations, races, genders, classes, and sexualities? Join Dr. Bahia Munem for a talk on “#MeToo in the Americas: Charting Transnational Feminisms."

Originator: Gloria Virginia Flores            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Lectures & Seminars * Academic 


INTERESTED IN ACAPELLA? -SINGERS WANTED
TechTones A Cappella is TTU's premiere pop a cappella group. This is not your mother's "glee club" TechTones is a co-ed group of vocalists that bring intense energy to performances and an edge to their arrangements, sound, and style.


Originator: Katherine Scrofano            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Student Organization 


Paid Research Participants Needed for Online Study
Seeking participants for an online study concerning how people perceive interactions within a social setting. Participants will receive $12 for up to 30 minutes of their time.

Originator: Keith Jones            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Research 


Join us for Virtual Happy Half Hour!
Happy Half Hour was created to provide our campus community an extra opportunity to connect and create conversation with our professional peers. This will be a great time to allow your mind to decompress so you can finish your day strong!

Originator: MaClay Buie            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Departmental 


FREE Tutoring is available FALL2020!
The Learning Center is offering BOTH In-Person and Online Tutoring for the Fall 2020 semester.

Originator: Pat Bohn            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Academic 


Engineering students and faculty, get to know your Personal Librarian!
Virtual meet-and-greet sessions with Librarian Erin Burns set Oct. 6 and 13.

Originator: Julie Barnett            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Academic * Departmental 


Help Your Mail Courier
Help Your Mail Courier

Originator: Scott Holland            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Departmental 


Skyviews Restaurant to Operate Kiosk in Human Sciences
Skyviews will be operating out of the Sam's Place Kiosk in the College of Human Sciences for Fall 2020.

Originator: Jessica Vice            Posted On :   9/28/2020
Academic * Departmental 


Cyber-physical Security Training Workshops
Cyber-physical Security Training for the Energy and Water Industry hands on workshops.

Originator: Tracie McClaran            Posted On :   9/28/2020
Research * Academic * Departmental 


Study abroad in Spain! Learn about terrorism, international crime & policing!
SUMMER I, 2021! OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS AND IS DESIGNED FOR ALL CLASSIFICATIONS, including graduate students. Live in Spain for 4.5 weeks & earn 6 hours of Criminology/Sociology credit.

Originator: Martha Smithey            Posted On :   9/28/2020
Academic 


Research Seeking Lubbock Parents of 7th and 8th Grade Students
Has your family experienced disruptions in daily life due to the COVID-19 pandemic? TELL US ABOUT IT! The SIBS Lab is seeking parents of 7th and 8th grade children in Lubbock for the Resilient Families Study. Complete two surveys and earn up to $25!

Originator: Christy Rogers            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Research 


Graduate Student Position Opening
The Title IX Office is currently looking to hire two graduate student positions for this academic year.

Originator: Abigail Wesson            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


SUMMER I Study Abroad 2021 to REIMS-France Sept 30th meeting @6 PM
Informational meeting for all students wanting to study abroad during Summer I. One year of French minimum required to participate! French credits only!

Originator: Carole Edwards            Posted On :   9/29/2020
Academic 


Law School Personal Statement Virtual Panel
Working on your law school application? Not sure where to start on your statement? Register today to get your questions answered regarding your law school personal statement!

Originator: Ashley Penner            Posted On :   9/28/2020
Academic * Departmental