Dig Tech: Arbor Day Events Set

The tradition lives on April 29.

Students, faculty and staff to join together to beautify campus.

Students, faculty and staff to join together to beautify campus.

Texas Tech will host Arbor Day with the theme 'Dig Tech' April 29 on Memorial Circle.

Arbor Day is an annual event that provides an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to join together to beautify the Texas Tech campus, build a sense of community, and receive recognition. The occasion, pioneered by President Knapp in 1938, features live music, free food and T-shirts, and planting alongside other Red Raiders, making this one of the most anticipated events each spring.

Schedule of Events

  • 11 a.m. – Lucky Bamboo
  • 11 a.m.-1 p.m. – Free food and T-shirt with student I.D., $5 Faculty/Staff
  • 11:50 a.m.-12:50 p.m. – Live music featuring Justin Robinett and Patric Johnston

  • 12:50-1:20 p.m. – Ceremony/student organization awards
  • 1:20-3 p.m. – Planting

The day is sponsored by Student Union & Activities, Student Hospitality Services, Center for Campus Life, and the Tech Activities Board.



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Center for Campus Life

The Center for Campus Life offers programs and services that enrich the Red Raider experience by focusing on student transitions, the university and campus traditions, establishing positive relationships with students and families, and maintaining collaborative partnerships.

Services related to the following areas are offered:

  • Greek Life
  • Community Engagement
  • Leadership Development
  • Spirit & Traditions
  • Student Emergency & Crisis
  • Study Abroad
  • Student Services
  • General Student Services