Child Development Research Center to Host Cathy Nathan Fun Run

The 8th annual fundraising event was established to provide tuition assistance to families in financial need.

Fun Run

EVENT: The Cathy Nathan 8th Annual Fun Run, an annual fundraising event named after the 17-year Child Development Research Center (CDRC) director, was established to provide tuition assistance to families in financial need.

All proceeds from the Fun Run will benefit the tuition assistance endowment as well as help enrich the learning activities provided for children and students at the CDRC. Events will include a silent auction, face painting, raffle drawings, children’s games, music and free Cowamongus ice cream. Festivities begin at 3:30, with the one-mile run beginning at 4 p.m.

Registration is $17 and includes participation in the run, activities and a T-shirt. Please call (806) 742-3016 for more information.

WHEN: 3:30 p.m. Mar. 4

WHERE: Texas Tech University campus – Child Development Research Center Playground

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CONTACT: Stacy Johnson, director, Child Development Research Center, College of Human Sciences, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-4382 or

College of Human Sciences

The College of Human Sciences at Texas Tech University provides multidisciplinary education, research and service focused on individuals, families and their environments for the purpose of improving and enhancing the human condition.

The college offers a Bachelor of Science degree with disciplines in:

  • Apparel Design and Manufacturing
  • Community, Family, and Addiction Services
  • Early Childhood
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Human Development and Family Studies
  • Interior Design
  • Nutritional Sciences
  • Personal Financial Planning
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The college also offers graduate programs leading to the Master of Science and Doctor of Philosophy degrees.

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