Texas Tech Hosts Colloquium for Students Interested in Graduate School

The Lone Star Graduate Diversity Colloquium helps students interested in attending graduate school in Texas find graduate or doctoral programs with an emphasis on minority students.

Written by Kelly Kleinsteuber

The Lone Star Graduate Diversity Colloquium helps students interested in attending graduate school in Texas find graduate or doctoral programs with an emphasis on minority students. The Colloquium is March 28 and 29 at Texas Tech Student Union Building.

Conference sessions address issues related to under-represented groups and first generation college students. Workshops include Applying to Graduate School, Preparing for Entrance Exams and Funding Graduate School. There is also a graduate recruitment fair with more than 30 state universities represented.

"Hosting the Lone Star Colloquium further illustrates the significant investment that Texas Tech is making to remain a leader in the preparation of high achieving students from all backgrounds who hope to distinguish themselves through advanced education," Juan Munoz, special assistant to the president, said.

The Lone Star Graduate Diversity Colloquium was established in 2006 as a means to further the statewide Closing the Gaps Initiative. It is a collective effort by colleges and universities to encourage minority students to stay in Texas while completing their graduate education.

CONTACT: Juan Munoz, special assistant to the president, for Institutional Diversity, (806) 742-2121 or juan.munoz@ttu.edu.