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AFISM's October Newsletter is Published

Originator: Jill Lindsey            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Banner News and Tips for Employees 

Must be registered in the semester of graduation

Originator: Pamela Sexton            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Academic * Departmental 

Join RHA & SAB at the Corn Maize!
FREE ADMISSION at the At'l Do Farms CORN MAIZE! Wednesday, October 10th at 6pm. Visit for more information

Originator: Alyson Cole            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Arts & Entertainment * Student Organization 

Super Hero Interviews- Become a Peer Educator!
Alcohol and Drugs, Stress Management, Healthy Relationships, Consent, Bystander Intervention, Self-Development, Leadership - do you like talking about or wanting to learn more about these? APPLY TO BE A PEER EDUCATOR!

Originator: Kelsey Lueck            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Departmental * Student Organization 

FREE Peer-Led Review Sessions with SI
Supplemental Instruction (SI) provides weekly, peer-led review sessions to students enrolled in historically difficult courses.

Originator: Ashton Moore            Posted On :   10/1/2018

Red Raider Startup Entrepreneurial Weekend Workshop
This exciting 3-day event helps ignite your entrepreneurial spirit. Bring your friends and learn ideation, team formation, customer discovery, and rapid prototyping. Free food and event t-shirt included!

Originator: Taysha Williams            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Academic * Student Employment/Career Opportunities 

Tenure Academy
The Texas Tech University Tenure Academy is an annual event which provides tenure-track faculty members with information and strategies necessary for them to effectively advance through the tenure and promotion process at Texas Tech.

Originator: Molly Jacobs            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Academic * Teaching, Learning & Professional Development Center 

Libraries invite applications for Open Access Award
Open Access Award will recognize faculty who have made strides to foster open access in their work and, by doing so, bear the banner of Texas Tech and increase their impact as researchers and educators.

Originator: Julie Barnett            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Research * Academic * Departmental 

A new study is looking for healthy adult sedentary participants.

Originator: Jack Preechavanichwong            Posted On :   10/1/2018

ShortCourses to Fine Tune Your Professional Skills
The TTU IT Division invites you to attend Fall 2018 ShortCourses.

Originator: IT Education            Posted On :   10/1/2018
IT Announcements 

Need a Ride Home for Thanksgiving or Winter Break?
Catch a bus home to Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, Austin, or El Paso* (*Thanksgiving only)

Originator: Christine Self            Posted On :   10/1/2018

Spring 2019 - Summer 2019 CALUE Undergraduate Scholar Project Funding
CALUE is announcing the availability of undergraduate scholar project funding for projects taking place during the spring 2019 - summer 2019 semesters. The deadline to apply is November 11, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

Originator: Jerylme Robins            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Research * Academic 

Create Meaningful Work This Fall with Talent Development!
Talent Development with Staff Senate will help you find meaning at work with three pieces of training rediscovering your life purpose, designing your career dream plan, and setting goals. Also, we will have snacks for each training!

Originator: Trey Gardenhire            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization * HR Talent Development 

LAST CALL: Interested in Participating in Tech or Treat?
The Student Union Building and Tech Activity Board, along with building partners, will be hosting Tech or Treat on Monday, October 30th from 6:00-8:00 pm, throughout the Student Union Building. Sign ups close TOMORROW!

Originator: Troy Pike            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Faculty/Staff Organization * Student Organization 

Sexism|Cinema Presents: ALIENS (James Cameron, 1986)
Aliens will be screened on 10/3 at 7:30 PM at Alamo Drafthouse. Tickets are $5. Following the film there will be a lecture and discussion with Dr. Michael Serra and Dr. Allison Whitney.

Originator: Allison Whitney            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Arts & Entertainment 

Katharine Hayhoe opens PLPS 2018-19 Series on October 12
Texas Tech University presents a discussion over climate change solutions, led by Katharine Hayhoe, to open the 2018-19 Presidential Lecture & Performance Series on Friday, October 12 at 7:00 pm in the Allen Theatre.

Originator: Sara Sorge            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Arts & Entertainment * Lectures & Seminars * Academic 

ATTN Faculty: Blackboard SafeAssign is Available...
Blackboard SafeAssign plagiarism detection tool is available to TTU faculty for Blackboard Courses.

Originator: Gail Alleyne Bayne            Posted On :   10/1/2018

Free Coffee with Staff Senate tomorrow!
Join your Staff Senate for 2nd Cup of Coffee in the Visitors Center in West Hall (1st floor, main lobby). 10/2 from 9:30-10:30 AM. Bring your co-workers!

Originator: Madison Proctor            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Faculty/Staff Organization 

Student Org Risk Management Training
Is your organization up to date on the annual Risk Management requirement? If not, don't miss the opportunity to do so. There will only be one more training available after this!

Originator: Alexis Ortiz            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Student Organization 

Canvas Creations
Canvas Creations is October 11, 2018 from 7pm to 9pm in the SUB Food Court. The event will include a canvas for each student along with paint supplies for students to get creative and take home their painted masterpiece!

Originator: Michelle Morris            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Arts & Entertainment 

Financial Education Week: Don't Let Finances Stress you Out!
Stressed about money? Red to Black can help! Come by our table, Tuesday, October 2nd, for a free pig stress reliever ball. Enter our social media contest for a chance to win a Red to Black prize package!

Originator: Cristal Gonzalez            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Student Organization 

STEM Internship Panel hosted by PrideSTEM TOMORROW, Tues-Oct.2
Have Pride in STEM? Wanting to know about internships for your STEM career goals? If so, please join us TOMORROW (10/02) at 8:30PM in the SUB-Mesa Rm as we host an internship panel, including a TTU alumni/Ernst & Young representative. All welcome!

Originator: Mychael Solis Wheeler            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Student Organization * Student Employment/Career Opportunities 

Students are encouraged to come by the University Career Center on Wednesday, October 17th to have their resume critiqued by a career center professional.

Originator: Monica Gomez            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 

LSJE Brown Bag with Lunch Provided
LSJE Brown Bag lunch every first Wednesday of the month with lunch provided.

Originator: Cordy Barrera            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Lectures & Seminars 

Reminder: Announcing Skype for Business on Mac!
Skype for Business on Mac is now fully supported at TTU. Upgrade from Lync for Mac 2011 today!

Originator: IT Help Central            Posted On :   10/1/2018
IT Announcements * Departmental 

Women Interested in Weight Loss Needed!
The Nutritional Science Department is recruiting healthy women ages 18-44 years old to eat the breakfasts provided for 2 weeks. Questionnaires and blood draw will be involved on 2 days of the 2 weeks.

Originator: Yaqiong Zhu            Posted On :   10/1/2018

SAY HEY RHA WEEK! Free Events & Food All Week!
Get to know all about the Residence Halls Association & stop by Say Hey RHA Week events EVERY NIGHT THIS WEEK! Check out @TTURHA on social media for dates, times, and locations!

Originator: Alyson Cole            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Student Organization * Orientation 

Sister Helen Prejean
Please join us next Wednesday October 3rd, 2018 at 8:30-10:30AM in Lanier Auditorium at Texas Tech School of Law to welcome Sister Helen Prejean. She will be speaking on her views of the death penalty. Coffee and breakfast tacos will be provided.

Originator: Karla Pizarro            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Lectures & Seminars * Student Organization 

The Remnant Trust Student Scholar Award
The Award is offered to all TTU undergraduate and graduate students. The chosen student will work with the Trust's collection of rare books to create and curate and exhibit and make a presentation on the topic of the recipient's choice.

Originator: Alexander Root            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Research * Student Employment/Career Opportunities 

Come Kayaking!
Come kayaking October 12th-14th with the Outdoor Pursuits Center!

Originator: Katarzyna Fisher            Posted On :   9/28/2018
Athletics * Rec Sports Programming 

COUPLES! Earn $40 by participating in a study!
Romantic couples are needed in a study in which you and your partner will participate in discussions.

Originator: Jayla Head            Posted On :   10/1/2018

ATTN FACULTY: Attend a Webinar on The Cheating Economy and Integrity
Join eLearning & Academic Partnerships for a webinar on “The Cheating Economy and Integrity”

Originator: Gail Alleyne Bayne            Posted On :   10/1/2018

Are you interested in learning Arabic??
Arabic club will meet on Wednesday from 2-3 pm. Students get to speak Arabic and learn about the culture. Anyone can join!
This announcement is represented by a registered student organization.

Originator: Rula Al-Hmoud            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Student Organization 

"Texas Tech School of Art Faculty Exhibition" Opening at LHUCA
"Texas Tech School of Art Faculty" Exhibition Opening, First Friday Art Trail, October 5, 2018, 6-9pm, LHUCA, 511 Ave K. Exhibition runs through December 1st.

Originator: Scotty Hensler            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Arts & Entertainment 

Faculty: help develop new library services--textbook publishing
Take a short survey to help the library understand which factors influence traditional textbook publishing decisions by TTU faculty and help shape the development of the library's new affordable textbook publishing program.

Originator: Jessica Kirschner            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Research * Departmental 

Dr. Joe Romano will give a colloquium, entitled "Mathematics in the artwork of M.C. Escher". M.C. Escher was a Dutch graphic artist and his work features mathematical objects and operation including impossible objects, infinity, symmetry,etc.

Originator: Sungwon Lee            Posted On :   10/1/2018

Still Looking for an Organization to join? Try SAL!
Join Sigma Alpha Lambda for our movie social this Thursday at 6:30pm in the Caprock room in the SUB! Get to know SAL and some of our amazing members. If you can't join us then, but are interested in more info about SAL, email!

Originator: Tasia Maxwell            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Student Organization 

The TTU Teaching Academy is pleased to announce the 2018 Lawrence Schovanec Teaching Development Scholarships. The objective of the scholarships is to provide funding for faculty members to attend conferences that impact their teaching effectiveness.

Originator: Comfort Pratt            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Academic * Faculty/Staff Organization 

This is a 6-week program based in Salamanca, Spain, that only costs $3,500. The students live with host families, take Spanish, Education and culture classes at Universidad Pontificia de Salamanca, and have field experience in two bilingual schools

Originator: Comfort Pratt            Posted On :   10/1/2018

Dinner Series featuring the Gastropub restaurant
Texas Tech hospitality students have partnered with local chefs Jason and Kate Diehl from the Craft house Gastropub to design a special menu celebrating their unique style and offerings.

Originator: Kelsey Cobb            Posted On :   9/30/2018
Arts & Entertainment 

Red Mass and Sister Helen Prejean
Come spend an evening with a Catholic nun who became famous for her work with death row inmates.

Originator: Mitchell Leonard            Posted On :   10/1/2018
Arts & Entertainment * Lectures & Seminars