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$2M Trust Gift Creates Opportunities for Med School Students

Gift from Douglas Swartz continues community-funded growth of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

Couple’s Estate Gifts to Create Scholarships at Texas Tech

Cindy Havenhill and Mark Gruenke love being part of the Texas Tech family. They plan to give future students the same opportunity.

Bringing Light to the Shadows of Health Care

New institute, philanthropy lead Duncan's system-wide focus on West Texas' mental health.

Athletic Scholarships Score Big in Classroom, Recruiting

A look at how five Texas Tech student-athletes benefit from scholarships.

Few Words, Big Heart

A man of secrets, Frank Mitchell Jr. lived a life devoted to family, country and Texas Tech. His final gift honored his alma mater and his engineering professor.

Funding Red Raider Excellence

Annual gifts from donors like the McMahans and Wallachs exemplify the Red Raider Club's impact on Texas Tech student-athletes.

Texas Tech History Professor Honored for Teaching Excellence

Ron Milam spent decades trying to forget Vietnam. In the classroom, he found a reason to remember and a career worthy of the Texas Tech University System's highest faculty honor.

An Impact Impossible to Measure

J.T. and Margaret Talkington's legacy of giving continues to make a mark on Texas Tech and a difference in the Lubbock community they loved.

A Presidential Commitment to Scholarships

Lawrence Schovanec benefited from others' generosity as a student. Now as Texas Tech's 17th president, he's making scholarships a priority amidst a climb up the rankings.

Leadership Visionaries

Athletic director Kirby Hocutt and coaching legend Marsha Sharp shared a passion for leadership development at Texas Tech that was ahead of its time. Philanthropy secured its future.