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July/August 2015 PAYROLL SERVICES NEWSLETTER
Payroll Services Newsletter is now available with new newsletters coming every two months. Find current news and tips from Payroll Services.



Originator: Phyllis Taylor            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Academic * Departmental 


United States Marine Corps Officer Programs
After college you can follow your peers, or you can lead Marines. Few can lead Marines. Can you? . As the Officer Selection Officer (OSO) in your area, I can show you how your degree is the first step in defining your future.

Originator: Nathaniel Castillo            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


ONLINE COUPLES SURVEYS: CHANCE TO WIN AMAZON GIFT CARD!
Dating couples are needed to study relationship development. Both should be at least 18 years old, never married, childless, be interested in participating in a 3-phase study, and would like to be entered in a drawing for an Amazon gift card.

Originator: Rachel Baird            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Research 


Attn: Student Orgs Funded by Student Government - Deadline approaching
If your organization is currently funded by Student Government the deadline to submit funding forms for this current fiscal year (FY15 - September 2014 through August 2015) is Friday, August 7, 2015.

Originator: Katherine Taylor            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Student Organization * Student Organization 


Graduate Online Elective in Environmental Sustainability
Environmental Sustainability is being offered Fall 2015 as an online elective for graduate students across all related fields.

Originator: Deborah Carr            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Academic 


Nominate a Top Techsan for 2015
Top Techsan award nominations are due July 17. Honor the staff member whose outstanding work and team spirit has impacted your department by submitting a nomination form.

Originator: Jaryn Kilmer            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Academic * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Paraphrasing, Quoting, and Plagiarism: the DOs and DON’Ts
The TTU Library and TTU Ethics Center invite you to a 2015 Summer II workshop. This workshop is free and open to all students.

Originator: Lisa James            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Lectures & Seminars * Academic 


Quiznos® is toasting great tasting subs all summer!
Quiznos® at The Burkhart Center for Autism Education & Research is open this summer! Quiznos® is toasting great tasting subs across from Hulen\Clement. Stop by early to enjoy breakfast biscuits, burritos, flatbreads and subs!

Originator: Alan Cushman            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Arts & Entertainment 


Make a splash at Sam's Place Poolside!
Sam’s Place Poolside is the coolest place on campus! They’re serving up fresh and delicious options right at the REC Center leisure pool.

Originator: Alan Cushman            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Arts & Entertainment 


DESIGN THE OFFICIAL FAMILY WEEKEND 2015 T-SHIRT!!
Do you have a knack for graphic design? Submit a design for the official 2015 Family Weekend t-shirt that will be worn by thousands!

Originator: Pamela Carrizales            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Departmental 


Fall 2015- Spring 2016 CALUE Undergraduate Scholar Project Funding
CALUE is announcing the availability of undergraduate scholar project funding for projects taking place during the fall 2015 - spring 2016 semesters. The deadline to apply is July 19, 2015 at 11:59 p.m.

Originator: Jerylme Robins            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Research * Academic 


Register Now for U.S. Student Fulbright Competition
If you are applying for Fulbright 2016-2017, you must complete the online application available from the Fulbright website. Register now to avoid missing important notices.

Originator: Lynne Fallwell            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Academic * Student Organization * Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


SALES TAX FOR SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR
The Small Business Development Center and the Texas Comptroller Office are sponsoring this FREE public seminar to answer your questions about sales tax for small businesses.

Originator: ELAINE Melot            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Research * Small Business Development Center 


Female social drinkers needed for a research study
Dr. Amelia Talley is looking for female participants for a research study on verbal fluency and taste preferences.


Originator: Sarah Brown            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Research * Academic 


Student Organizations - Have you recently transitioned officers?
If your student organization has recently transitioned officers were you informed as to whether or not you receive funding from SGA? If you are not sure check the spreadsheet on the SGA website.

Originator: Katherine Taylor            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Departmental * Student Organization 


Attn: Student Orgs Funded by Student Government - Funding Training for FY16
All student organizations who receive funding from the SGA must attend a funding training session. A 20% penalty will be applied to allocations for those organizations who do not attend this mandatory requirement.

Originator: Katherine Taylor            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Student Organization * Student Organization 


Funds Available for Faculty & Staff Travel
TTU Worldwide eLearning has a limited number of summer travel grants available to help fund faculty/staff conference travel.

Originator: Justin Louder            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Academic * Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


SBA OPPORTUNITIES
FREE WORKSHOP! Do you want to start your own small business? The SBA will teach you all about the various requirements for obtaining an SBA loan. Sponsored by The Small Business Development Center.

Originator: ELAINE Melot            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Small Business Development Center 


Men & women needed for food behaviors study. $25 compensation if qualified.
Participants between 18-65 needed for a study on food behaviors and weight-related concerns. Qualified participants will be asked to come to a research laboratory for approximately two hours and will receive $25 for participating.

Originator: Neli Morris            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Research 


Please help the TTU Equestrian Programs WIN $10,000
We are in need of newcomers, who have had little or no experience with horses in the past 3 years, to participate in a horse related activity. If we are the organization giving horse experiences to the greatest number of newcomers, we win!

Originator: Kelly Riccitelli            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Student Organization * Departmental * Student Organization 


Test Library Scanners to Enter Prize Drawing
Share your feedback to enter drawing for a $5 WEPA card.

Originator: Julie Barnett            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Departmental 


African American mothers needed for a parenting stress study.
African American mothers who have a child or more less than 18 years old living with them are needed for a research study on parenting stress. There are ten $20 gift cards to be given away in a drawing, and chances of winning are one to ten.

Originator: Chinatu J Gladrich            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Research 


TAB Presents: Make Your Own Lucky Bamboo
Join TAB as we host Make Your Own Lucky Bamboo. Come out to the SUB North Plaza from 11am to 3pm on July 22nd to take home your very own Lucky Bamboo plant! This event is free with TTU Student ID!


Originator: Alex Miller            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Arts & Entertainment 


Follow The Women's Studies Program on Social Media
Join our Facebook page, and follow our Twitter posts to receive the latest information about upcoming classes, social meetings, campus events, scholarships, call for proposals and the much more! http://techannounce.ttu.edu/DatePicker/button.gif

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Academic * Faculty/Staff Organization * Student Organization 


Did You Know Women's Studies has a Personal Librarian?
Need help finding guides as resources for assignments, for research assistance, and for finding subject information? Contact

Originator: Patricia Earl            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Research * Academic * Departmental 


FREE Movie @ the Museum: Captain Horatio Hornblower
Captain Horatio Hornblower! Starring Gregory Peck and Virginia Mayo. In 1807, Captain Horatio Hornblower leads his ship, the HMS Lydia, on a perilous voyage around Cape Horn and into the Pacific. 1951, 116min, NR

Originator: Daniel Tyler            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Arts & Entertainment 


Saturday @ the Museum
Join us at the Museum of Texas Tech University for an Antarctica themed Saturday at the Museum!

Originator: Daniel Tyler            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Arts & Entertainment 


HDFS Majors: Apply Now for a Fall 2015 Tutor Position!
Do you love to share what you are learning with others or want to develop people skills for your future career? Apply today to be a tutor with the TECHniques Center!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/10/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


GIST Minors: Apply for a great job!
Have you aced your GIST classes and want to develop skills for your future career? Apply today to be a tutor with the TECHniques Center!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT Minors: Apply Now for a Fall 2015 Tutor Position!
Have you taken HRDV classes? Are you looking for a great part-time job on campus? Then apply today to be a tutor with the TECHniques Center!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/10/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


CIVIL ENGINEERING Majors: Apply Now for a Fall 2015 Tutor Position!
Work with the TECHniques Center as a tutor, and you'll develop the skills, teamwork experience, and connections you'll need for your future career!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


PUBLIC RELATIONS Majors: Apply Now for a Fall 2015 Tutor Position!
Do you love to share what you are learning with others or want to develop people skills for your future career? Apply today to be a tutor with the TECHniques Center!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


MANAGEMENT Majors: Apply Now for a Fall 2015 Tutor Position!
Put those management skills to use and earn a paycheck at the same time! Apply today to be a tutor with the TECHniques Center!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


ELECTRONIC MEDIA & COMM Majors: Apply Now for a Fall 2015 Tutor Position!
Are you excelling in your EMC classes and want to apply what you're learning in the professional world? Apply today to be a tutor with the TECHniques Center!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


MARKETING Majors: Apply Now for a Fall 2015 Tutor Position!
Put those marketing skills to use and earn a paycheck at the same time! Apply today to be a tutor with the TECHniques Center!

Originator: Brandi Schreiber            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


Are you concerned about your drug or alcohol use?
Need a safe and confidential place to get feedback about your drug or alcohol use?

Originator: Misty Ramon            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Departmental 


PARTICIPANTS NEEDED FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT STUDY $60
Researchers at Texas Tech are seeking mothers and children to participant in a research study about children's development and individual differences! Participants will be paid up to $60

Originator: ISH Noriega            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Research 


Learn how to save a life from suicide with FREE QPR training!
Did you know that in the US a person dies by suicide every 17 minutes? Learn the skills you need to help save lives from suicide with free QPR training.

Originator: Klinton Hobbs            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Academic * Departmental * Student Organization 


Undergraduate students: take a quick survey and enter to win a $20 Gift Card!
Be entered to win one of 20 possible $20 gift cards from Amazon!

Originator: Christine Self            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Academic 


Join our Jolly Pirate Crew! TTU Celtic Ensemble & Elegant Savages Orchestra
The TTU Celtic Ensemble is recruiting for Fall-Spring 2015-16!

Originator: CHRISTOPHER J Smith            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Arts & Entertainment 


Fall 2015 Music History course: Seminar in Twentieth-Century Music
Dr Christopher Smith. The study of music & culture in the "Long" 20th century.

Originator: CHRISTOPHER J Smith            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Lectures & Seminars 


Fall 2015 Music History course: Frank Zappa
An intensive, topics-oriented survey of the music of bandleader, songwriter, film composer, and political activist Frank Vincent Zappa

Originator: CHRISTOPHER J Smith            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Lectures & Seminars 


Why do people talk differently from one another? Take ENGL 2371!
America is a country of great diversity—racially, economically, politically. How does this diversity translate to the way we speak? What can we learn about a person from how they talk? Take ENGL 2371 to fulfill your multicultural requirement.

Originator: Lindsay Inscore            Posted On :   7/10/2015
Academic * Departmental 


State Contracting and the HUB Program
Come find out how to do business with Texas State
Agencies and how to improve your chances of winning
State contracts by becoming HUB certified


Originator: BECKY Castilleja            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Lectures & Seminars 


Looking for summer volunteer opportunities? Come Fiesta with the community
The Office of Community Engagement is looking for passionate volunteers for their annual Back to School Fiesta.


Originator: s Ali-Kparah            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Arts & Entertainment 


Attention Military Service Members!
Attention Military Service Members! This survey will ask questions that focus on: weight concerns, social pressures, exercise and eating attitudes, as well as body image.

You may also enter a drawing to win $25 gift card at the end of the survey.


Originator: Hyo Chang            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Research 


Help get our Red Raiders involved in the community!
Join Student Union & Activities for the 2015 Volunteer Fair on September 14, 2015 from 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. in the SUB Red Raider Ballroom. Preregistration is required.

Originator: Claire Maginness            Posted On :   7/10/2015
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization * Student Organization 


Student Orgs--- need volunteers? Join us for the 2015 Volunteer Fair!
Help us get our Red Raiders involved in the community! Join Student Union & Activities for the 2015 Volunteer Fair on September 14, 2015 from 10:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m. in the SUB Red Raider Ballroom. Preregistration is required.

Originator: Claire Maginness            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Departmental * Student Organization 


Creative Writing Now Satisfies the University Multicultural Requirement
English 3351 (Creative Writing) now satisfies Texas Tech University's multicultural requirement. A few spots still available in this fall's classes.

Originator: John Poch            Posted On :   7/9/2015
Academic 


Homesick? Sad? Lonely? We are here for international students who need support
Come take part in a support group for international students. This group will be an opportunity for international students to connect with each other and share common experiences and challenges of adjusting to life in Lubbock.

Originator: Fei Shen            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Departmental 


RECEIVE $90: PREGNANT MOTHERS OF TODDLERS NEEDED FOR RESEARCH STUDY
Pregnant mothers & their children under 4 years old are invited to take part in research about “Becoming a Big Sib”. You will receive $90 for completing 3 visits. For information, contact Dr. Sybil Hart: BigSibStudy@gmail.com or (806)834-2369

Originator: Jennifer Harris            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Research 


Raider Red Meats BBQ & Ribeye Championship
The early registration deadline is coming up soon on July 15th! Get your team registered today to save money on your entry fee!

Originator: Taelar Childers            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Departmental 


Hospitality Services is hiring Student Assistants for the Fall
Want a flexible job with great benefits while you go to school? If so, employment with Hospitality Services is the answer you are looking for!

Originator: Dee Nguyen            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Student Employment/Career Opportunities 


Summer 2 Intramurals
Sign-ups for Summer 2 Intramurals are happening now. Please check out www.recsports.ttu.edu for more info.

Originator: Jared McCauley            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Rec Sports Programming 


Recreational Sports Turf Field Complex Open Summer 2
Turf Fields are open Sun, Tues, & Wed- 6-9 and Fri 4-8 during Summer 2.

Originator: Jared McCauley            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Rec Sports Programming 


Hey Transfer Students! Connect with us on social media!
If you transferred to Texas Tech, we want to connect with you! Follow Transfer Connection on social media to connect with other transfers. learn about what's happening on campus, and win prizes!

Originator: Megan Ohlmann            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Departmental * Student Organization 


Women Wanted for Walking Study
Women are wanted to participate in research that will study how the relationship between cognitive function and walking performance changes with age.

Originator: Joaquin Gonzales            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Research 


Open contra-dance: all welcome! July 23 7pm Gatsby's
Free and fun social dancing, all ages and levels of experience

Originator: CHRISTOPHER J Smith            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Arts & Entertainment 


Paid Research Participants Needed for fMRI Study
The CAPROCK Lab in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Texas Tech seeks participants for an in-person study on how people categorize objects and make judgments about category members

Originator: Dmitrii Paniukov            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Research 


A Taste of Texas
A Texas style steakhouse dinner featuring Red Raider Meats will take you all across the state with flavors that are all born in bread in the great state of Texas.

Originator: Brent Shaver            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Departmental 


Paid research participants needed for fMRI study
If you are a right-handed adult (18-35 yrs old), consider participating in our study, “Role of the medial prefrontal cortex in decision making.” Full participation pays up to $70 for approximately three hours of participation spread across two days.

Originator: David Richman            Posted On :   7/14/2015
Research 


SBIR/STTR Coffee & Webinar
Join us for an Introductory SBIR/STTR Webinar sponsored by the TTU Office of Research Commercialization and Vice President of Research.

Originator: J Cannon            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Research 


Creating Tech Magic
This session will explore ways to incorporate quality service into your work and teach you how to create Tech Magic for our students.

Originator: Kimberly Leigh            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Academic * Departmental * Teaching, Learning & Professional Development Center 


Accounts Receivable Departmental Name Change
Name change for the Accounts Receivable Department

Originator: Jodi Coen            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Departmental * Faculty/Staff Organization 


Emergency Leave Reporting for July 3, 2015
Emergency leave reporting instructions for Friday, July 3, 2015.

Originator: KATHY Perkins            Posted On :   7/13/2015
Departmental