Texas Tech University Earns Spot on Honor Roll for Commitment to Service Learning, Civic Engagement

Texas Tech University recently earned a spot on the 2007 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.

Texas Tech University recently earned a spot on the 2007 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.
The university was one of 21 institutions of higher education in Texas selected for the honor roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service.
"Our goal at Texas Tech University is to provide students with more than an education by creating opportunities for involvement in social and community service activities, among others," said Chancellor Kent Hance. "Being named to the honor roll recognizes this pledge to our students and community."
Texas Tech University is committed to outreach in the community, said President Jon Whitmore.
"Our students are eager to explore civic engagement just as our faculty is committed to service learning. This honor is confirmation that service is a major component of the learning and teaching experience at Texas Tech," Whitmore said.
The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, launched in 2006, recognizes colleges and universities nationwide that support innovative and effective community service and service-learning programs. Honorees are chosen by displaying leadership to build a culture of service and civic engagement on their campuses.