Anderson says he recognized a need when a state official said there were 11,000 jobs related to addiction and recovery in Texas, but no place where a person could go to college and prepare for one of those careers. Then he discovered there was no licensing for addiction counselors.
Her initial invitation to New York Fashion Week came in 2019, but the pandemic restrictions caused the fashion show to be canceled. But, Jillian’s designs finally made it to fashion’s biggest runways this year.
The Community Foundation of West Texas is pleased to announce the awarding of Mini-Grants for Teachers totaling $34,707.61 to (34) South Plains Area elementary and secondary school teachers for the implementation of innovative classroom projects during the 2022 – 2023 school year.
A global pandemic, war and more than 6,000 miles kept one college student from her dream for more than two years. Now, the 19-year-old from Ukraine has finally made it to Wayland Baptist University and will begin her first class Thursday.
SPC's new downtown campus is located in the heart of Lubbock in the old Lubbock City Hall building. Supply shortages set construction back multiple times but the Dean of South Plains Downtown Lubbock campus says it has been worth the wait.
For the 11th year, United Supermarkets and Mrs Baird’s will join forces to celebrate the beginning of the Teachers on the Rise program — an effort by the two companies to recognize local teachers nominated for their work by their students.
With school starting next week, a lot of kids may be staying up late to celebrate these last few days of summer. However, a Lubbock pediatrician says it would be more helpful if parents would begin setting the alarm to get kids ready for that early wake up call.
“This is a tremendous opportunity to solve one of the largest problems in the world: how we feed the growing population while protecting and sustaining our environment," said CASFER Center Director Gerri Botte.
No Kid Hungry Texas today announced $180,000 in funding to address childhood hunger in rural communities through its Rural School District Cohort, a collaboration with the Texas Rural Education Association.
The City of Lubbock is creating school zones for some Lubbock ISD and Frenship ISD schools. Carmona-Harrison Elementary will have its first zones established after a year open while Oakridge Elementary and Heritage Middle School will have additional zones.
Wayland Baptist University has been awarded a $1.36 million Noyce Teacher Scholarship Program grant from the National Science Foundation to assist with financial aid and scholarships for exceptionally qualified students who are studying to become high school math and science teachers.
“... the TxSSC should immediately begin working with my office and the Legislature on recommendations to improve current security systems and determine the funding necessary to continue the work of hardening our schools against outside threats.”