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Gary Mccrory
Jan 29, 2018

Student Involvement Weekly: Love is in the Air

Jan 29, 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


Beware: Cheap Food Fraud!

It has come to our office's attention that there is a twitter account @SamsNY, as well as others, that are promoting $15 for $50 worth of food or something of that nature. Apparently this is very popular amongst our students.The twitter handle asks students for their name, phone number, and place of delivery. The twitter handle is also asking them to send $15 to this anonymous twitter handle via GooglePlay accounts, in exchange for $50 worth of food. It seems that this twitter handle is actually (on the back end), hacking domino accounts and using stolen credit cards of random unknown people.


Wanted: Red Raider Orientation Crew

Are you a proud Red Raider and are wanting to make an impact on the upcoming freshman class? Come to a RRO Crew Information Session to find out more about our team! Some of the benefits include: getting paid, summer housing, free food, swag and leadership experience. There are a few info sessions left. For more information on the application process, please check out Red Raider Orientation's website! 


Wanted: Red Raider Camp Counselors

Interested in being a Red Raider Camp Counselor? Then you'll need to attend an info session to get all the details! We have them scheduled in February!  For more information on the application process, please check out Red Raider Camp's website! 


Need a Ride Home for Spring Break?

Parent and Family Relations is pleased to announce that Break Shuttle will provide charter bus trips to assist Texas Tech students in traveling home for Spring Break. BreakShuttle makes it easy for students at Texas Tech University to save time and money and avoid the hassle of getting home by providing direct, safe and affordable transportation to and from Houston, Dallas, Austin, and San Antonio.

Buses are provided by BreakShuttle, which is a separate entity from Texas Tech University and will depart Lubbock on Saturday, March 10th and return to Lubbock on Sunday, March 18th. Seating is based on availability and is sold on a first come, first served basis. Prices vary by destination.

For more information and the registration link, please visit Parent and Family Relations' website or contact directed to Break Shuttle, or email information@breakshuttle.com, or (855) 620-1924.


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


Join the Student Activities Board

Student Activities Board (SAB) is seeking friendly, creative, fun-loving Red Raiders interested in planning events. SAB recruits new members at the beginning of each semester.  If you are interested in joining the Board, please e-mail us at sab@ttu.edu or call at (806) 742-4708.  Interested students must complete an application, and then go through an interview process.
Student Activities Board recruits between 15 to 25 students each semester.


Sibling Saturday is held in the spring semester and is designed to bring siblings of Texas Tech students aged 8-15 to visit the Texas Tech campus. The schedule includes many events chosen to get you involved with your little brothers or sisters and create great memories. Sibling Saturday 2018 will be February 24, 2018. Register for Sibling Saturday at Parent and Family Relations' website!


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


Student Activities Board are providing FREE bus rides from the SUB North Plaza to LHUCA every 15 minutes with a TTU ID.


Super Bowl Watch Party


The Buddy Holly Center will host the exhibition, Barbie: Examining an Icon January 26 through March 18, 2018. This is an open invitational exhibition featuring artworks in various media that explore and respond to themes associated with this iconic doll. 



Important Events & Opportunities 
for Student Org Leaders & Advisors


Sign Up for Arbor Day

Take part in one of Texas Tech’s annual traditions. Registered student organizations, individuals, faculty, and staff are invited to come and celebrate Arbor Day, on April 27, in Memorial Circle.Planting spaces are limited, so sign up as soon as possible.Student Organizations requesting a spot at Arbor Day must be registered and in good standing with the Center for Campus Life. Campus departments may also request a planting space. The deadline to register is April 11, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

The registration form can be found in OrgSync Forms. For complete information, please visit www.sub.ttu.edu or please contact Troy Pike, troy.pike@ttu.edu or the Student Activities office, (806)742-4708, with any questions.


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, so please sign up by February 9th. 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