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Gary Mccrory
Jan 9, 2018

Student Involvement Weekly: Hello 2018!

Jan 9, 2018 by Gary Mccrory

The following newsletter is sent out every week if there is information happening on campus or in the community
that students, student organizations, faculty, and staff can benefit from. 


Student Involvement Weekly

Center for Campus Life | StudentOrgs@ttu.edu |  (806) 742-5433

General Announcements for Students,
Faculty, & Staff


Start the spring semester off right by finding an organization to join! Come meet some of the best students at Texas Tech at the Winter Raider Welcome Student Organization Fair and find out more about getting involved on campus.


On-Campus Events & Opportunities
for Students, Faculty, and Staff


Texas Tech Lady Raider Basketball vs. OU

Come out and see Texas Tech Women’s Basketball take on Oklahoma. Head to the United Supermarkets Arena on Wednesday, January 10th @ 6:00 pm and enjoy refreshments from the concession stand and the electric atmosphere that the arena offers. 


Texas Tech Men's Basketball vs. West Virginia 

Support the #8 ranked Red Raider basketball team as they take on #2 West Virginia. Head to the United Supermarkets Arena Saturday, January 13th @ 1:00 pm and experience the electric atmosphere.


Texas Tech Lady Raider Basketball vs. Iowa State

Come out and support Texas Tech Women’s Basketball as they take on ISU. The game is being held Wednesday, January 13th @ 6:00 pm at the United Supermarkets Arena.


Raider Welcome is a series of FUN and FREE events designed to welcome new and returning students to the Texas Tech campus. Raider Welcome occurs after Residence Hall move-in and throughout the first week of classes.

By the end of the two weeks of activities, you'll have all the tools you need to start your first semester and make Texas Tech University your own. Among the activities are a few major events, some old-standing traditions, and some exciting new opportunities that you just cannot afford to miss!


Off-Campus Events & Opportunities
for Students, Faculty, and Staff


The Life and Art of James Whistler with Christian Conrad

This Saturday, January 13th the LHUCA will feature one of the more renowned early American artists, James Whistler’s iconic “Mother” is one of the most recognized paintings in contemporary history. An international traveler, Whistler spent part of his youth in Russia and would create some of his best-known paintings while living in Europe. 

Saturday Lectures at LHUCA is an informal conversation over the life and work of contemporary artists. It’s a stress-free opportunity to examine the art and ideas that underlie much of the modern art world. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and join the conversation. This event is free to the public.




Important Events & Opportunities 
for Student Org Leaders & Advisors



Pancakes and Volunteering!

The Lubbock Lion’s Club will be holding their annual Pancake Festival on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at the Civic Center. Once again, they are asking if your organization will be willing to assist us in this worthy cause. The 2018 – 66th Annual Lubbock Lions Club Pancake Festival is scheduled for Saturday, February 17, 2017, from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Civic Center. They break this down into three working shifts, 1st shift - 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, 2nd shift - 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and 3rd shift - 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. They will need your organization to work the 1st, 2nd and 3rd shifts. For any questions please feel free to email Mike Massengale or call 806-392-0249.


Student Union & Activities is looking for student organizations interested in collaborating on Texas Tech's Annual Diversity Week, during the Spring 2018 semester. Email kelsey.m.jackson@ttu.edu if interested! Please contact Kelsey Jackson, by Monday, February 26 if your department or organization has any ideas or would like to participate in planning the 5th annual Diversity Week.

Diversity Week is a week dedicated to celebrating and understanding the importance of diversity throughout the community and Texas Tech University. Events, both fun and educational, will be planned throughout the entire week. The only limit to the events and topics we include is your imagination! Head over to our website to check out last year's events.


Center for Campus Life | StudentOrgs@ttu.edu |  (806) 742-5433