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.”
This distinguished classification places TTUHSC among 22 elite four-year special focus research universities nationwide that have curriculum with a focus in health care and medicine, research and other specialized fields.
Caroline Hobbs has been around horses pretty much for all her life. In the next 12 months, she will be around two more as she becomes the program’s 61st Masked Rider. For her, it’s a dream two decades in the making.
Wayland Baptist University’s Entrepreneurial Action for Us (Enactus) student group continues to pursue its go-green initiative by encouraging students, faculty, and staff to reduce, reuse and recycle. While making drastic changes is difficult, Enactus hopes people will make choices that benefit the environment.
Texas Tech University is raising awareness about sexual assault and resources for survivors. It’s joining people and organizations across the globe in recognizing April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month. On the Texas Tech campus, Red Raiders have reported 32 instances of sexual assault since August, according to the university’s crime log. That count includes sexual assault, rape, fondling, or forcible fondling.
The 2022 Student Art Show at Wayland Baptist University presents artwork from Madeline Alison, Bill Bridgewater, and Evan Puckett. The exhibit opens on April 14, at the Malouf Abraham Family Art Center, in the basement level of the library.
The United Family and Mrs. Baird’s Bread® announced the March winners of the tenth annual Teachers On The Rise program. Since the program launched at the beginning of the school year, nominations have poured in from students and families across the South Plains explaining the ways their teacher(s) go above and beyond the call of duty and why they deserve special recognition.
A senior student from Wayland Baptist University has been recognized for her research in the field of magic squares. She recently received the “Best Presentation” award at the Mathematics Association of America in Denton.
Lubbock Christian University (LCU) students, staff, and faculty will blitz the city on a community-wide day of service. Today marks the second annual “LCU for LBK” held in coordination with the Volunteer Center of Lubbock and United Supermarkets.
Students from Harmony Science Academy will display and demonstrate the latest STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) projects at the Harmony Science Academy STEM EXPO this weekend at the Science Spectrum and Omni Theater (2579 S. Loop 289, Suite 250).
The beloved and admired sculpture Tug-of-War by Glenna Goodacre is now back on exhibit at the Museum of Texas Tech University. An art talk about this artwork will take place on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 10 a.m. in the Museum’s main gallery.
Wayland Baptist University Professor of Chemistry Dr. Christopher Truitt recently authored a study showing the effect of an aerosolized hydrogen peroxide disinfectant in the fight against infections in hospitals. The study was published in the American Journal of Infection Control.