National Ranching Heritage Center Hosting Symposium for Veterans

The symposium is designed to help veterans adapt to civilian life after their time in the service ends.

WHAT: The Military & Veterans Programs at Texas Tech University and the National Ranching Heritage Center will host a symposium titled "Exploring the Frontier of the Arts, Innovation and Medicine – In Support of the Veteran."

WHEN: 1-5:30 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 17)

WHERE: National Ranching Heritage Center, 3121 4th St.

EVENT: Hosted by the National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC), the symposium "Exploring the Frontier of the Arts, Innovation and Medicine – In Support of the Veteran" is designed to use the arts and humanities to help veterans to heal, reintegrate into society, innovate and succeed as entrepreneurs.

The NRHC was chosen for the venue for its emphasis on the frontier, adaptation and pioneering spirit of the men and women who explored, adapted to and flourished in that frontier.

The symposium will include lectures from Texas Tech professors Kelli Frias from the Rawls College of Business, Alexandra Protopopova and Nathaniel Hall from the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources, and Jacqueline Kolosov from the Department of English. Other featured speakers include Texas Tech Innovation Hub director Kimberly Gramm and Texas Tech Women's Studies director Charlotte Dunham.

CONTACT: Annette Sobel, executive for critical infrastructure protection and health security initiatives, Office of the President, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-2121 or

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National Ranching Heritage Center

The National Ranching Heritage Center (NRHC) museum and historical park was established to preserve the interpret the history of ranching in North America.

The historical park consists of 48 authentic ranch structures that show the evolution of ranch life from the late 1700s through the early 1900s.

The center, located at 3121 Fourth Street in Lubbock, is open to the public free of charge.

For more information on the NHRC call (806) 742-0498.


Military and Veterans Program

The mission is to provide exceptional support and facilitation to students, faculty and staff for all issues related to the military and veterans. We are a support agency committed to enabling students to achieve their academic goals through campus and community wide resources with a one-stop problem resolution philosophy. Our success is measured by degree completion. We are dedicated to serving those who served.



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