Inside Texas Tech: Chancellor Duncan on Campus Growth (pt. 1)


Texas Tech’s enrollment numbers will continue to climb and university officials are working to ensure the rate at which the school grows doesn’t sacrifice quality. The system’s chancellor, Robert Duncan, says the right balance is important.

Just more than 37,000 students enrolled at Texas Tech University last fall. In the fall of 1997, the number of undergraduate and graduate students stood at around 25,022. That’s more than a 32 percent increase in 20 years.

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Tom McGovern, Dr. Bryan Sutton, Patrick McLaurin and Edson Way.
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Faith Matters: A Tribute to Robert Burns


On this episode of Faith Matters, Dr. Bryan Sutton, Patrick McLaurin and Edson Way discuss the upcoming fifth annual Robert Burns supper, celebrating Scottish heritage.

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Tier 1

Oct 6, 2011

 

TTU System Chancellor Kent Hance and ITT co-host Robert Giovannetti discuss Tech's goal to reach Tier 1 and become a National Research University. Guests include Lubbock National Bank President & CEO, Terry Key, and Overton Hotel Director of Sales & Marketing, Marcie Reno.

Lubbock Moonlight Musicals

Aug 17, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek visits with actors in Lubbock Moonlight Musicals' The King and I.

Lubbock Moonlight Musicals Website

 

Off-the-radar Sports at Tech

Jul 20, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek take a look at some athletic clubs on the Texas Tech campus that may not be on you radar.

Raider Cricket Club Website

Tech Quidditch Website

Wiley's BBQ

Jul 7, 2011

 

Keith & Marcela visit Wiley's BBQ in East Lubbock and talk with Buford Wiley about what it takes to make great Texas Barbecue. 

Wiley's BBQ Website

Dirty Deeds Soap

Jun 17, 2011

 

Marcela Garcia and Keith Kohanek visit with two Lubbock entrepreneurs who make and sell soap and bath accessories out of their home.

Dirty Deeds Soap Website

Roller Derby

Jun 10, 2011

 

Marcela Garcia attends a bout for the West Texas Roller Dollz and suits up for a few spins around the rink.

West Texas Roller Dollz Website

Vietnam Center & Archive Part 2

May 27, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek talks to Kim Phuc, a former Vietnamese citizen whose village was napalmed in 1972 leaving half her body covered in third-degree burns. We learn about her journey to forgiveness.

Vietnam Center Website

Kim Foundation Website

Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White On JazzSet

May 26, 2011

The 52nd Monterey Jazz Festival in the fall of 2009 helped kick off the return of Return to Forever, the stellar fusion band from the 1970s — now a trio with Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke and Lenny White on piano, bass and drums, respectively.

Vietnam Center & Archive Part 1

May 20, 2011

 

Keith Kohanek visits the largest Vietnam War archive outside of Washington, D.C., Texas Tech's Vietnam Center and Archive.

Vietnam Center Website

Ballet Folklorico

May 9, 2011

 

Marcela Garcia attends the biggest Ballet Folklorico Festival in Lubbock, and visits with the woman who put it all together.

Viva Aztlan Website

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Music Crossroads of Texas

On Music Crossroads of Texas we finish up our two-part feature of talented guitarists of West Texas.

Faces of KTTZ

Meet the faces that make up the team at KTTZ-Texas Tech Public Media.