March 13, 2013
Texas Tech University has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
“Here at Texas Tech, we strive for honor by encouraging opportunities for students, faculty and staff to get involved in the community and in service learning,” said Interim President Lawrence Schovanec. “This honor is a reflection of that commitment in the classroom and beyond.”
The Honor Roll recognizes higher education institutions that reflect the values of exemplary community service and achieve meaningful outcomes in their communities.
“Texas Tech is proud of being recognized as a national leader of exemplary community service and partnerships,” said Juan Munoz, senior vice president for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement. “As we prepare graduates to be ethical leaders in a globally diverse workforce, an understanding of effective community partnerships is a significant requirement of becoming a successfully engaged professional.”
According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, Texas Tech’s inclusion on the Honor Roll indicates its commitment to service and civic engagement on the campus and in the nation.