The Hidden Heroes Among Us: Odes Gish

Since being adopted at the age of 13, the road to Texas Tech University for Odes Gish was far from traditional. Searching for a way to become more self-disciplined and motivated, Gish enlisted in the United States Army in 2009 after graduating from high school. Now, he walks among the other Red Raiders on campus. Now a […]

The Hidden Heroes Among Us: Jeremy Sedeño

The Hub@TTU is launching a series focusing on veterans studying at Texas Tech University. The series, which will include photos, videos, diary entries, Q&A’s and profiles, will tell the stories of veterans transitioning back to civilian life and of those that have already made the transition. After dropping out of high school in 1995 and having his first […]

The Major Change

Many students at Texas Tech University and across the country risk changing their major in pursuit of happiness. At Texas Tech, an average student has the potential to choose from 12 different colleges and 88 different courses of study. On average, 80 percent of college students in the U.S. changes their major at least once, […]

Female COMC Instructors Break International Barriers

By Rachel Blevins Though the United States is still struggling with gender pay equality and lack of paid family leave, many international women have chosen to work and study here. The Texas Tech College of Media & Communication employs several instructors who have crossed cultural barriers to pursue unique career opportunities. Sadia Cheema, a doctoral candidate and graduate instructor […]

Journeying from South Korea to the U.S.

When Hannah Lyons goes out to lunch with her mother, waiters often ask if they want separate checks. Lyons, a public relations major at Tech, was adopted from South Korea when she was three months old. She came to the U.S. after spending time at an orphanage and then with a foster family. A “military man” flew with her from […]

COMC Student Ridin’ to Vegas for Miss Rodeo America

Kagan Massey’s passion for rodeo started early in life. She began riding at the age of 5, competing in events at 8 and rodeo queening at 13. Her interest stemmed from seeing a family friend, who was the county rodeo queen, participating in events. “It was the perfect combination of pageant with riding,” Massey said. Born and raised in New Mexico, […]

The Hub@TTU is Hiring for the Fall Semester

The Hub@TTU has positions opening up for next semester, Fall 2015.  You could make up to $3,000 by the end of the semester, for 20 hours of work per week. If you are interested in working with us, please send a cover letter, sample work, your resume and any questions to Alicia Keene at Please ensure you […]

First PR Showdown is Held, Winning Team Awarded Professional Development Trip

Wednesday evening, four fortunate students in the Texas Tech University College of Media & Communication each received a plane ticket from Southwest Airlines to travel anywhere they wish in the U.S. at no cost. This award was the first place prize for the winning team at the PR Showdown, a public relations contest in which […]

The Hub@TTU is Hiring for Fall Semester!

It’s that time of the year again and The Hub@TTU is hiring several positions for next semester! These are paid positions for students in the College of Media & Communication. You can earn $150 a week — $10 an hour for 15 hours of work. And, we have a lot of fun. We are accepting […]

Mr. Public Relations

After trying out a myriad of majors, Dylan Echols has finally found his niche. One of the busiest members of the Texas Tech public relations program, Echols went through six or seven different majors before settling on public relations. When he first came to Tech, he was a wind energy major. “Public relations was actually […]

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