Texas Tech Professor Elected to Board of Directors of Light Up The World

Texas Tech University Rawls College of Business professor, Terry McInturff, has been elected to the Board of Directors of Light Up The World (LUTW).

Last year, McInturff led 11 energy commerce graduate students to the Costa Rican jungle to begin work on a world energy project called “Selva Luminosa” or “Bright Jungle.” The program is partnered with Light Up The World (LUTW), a non-governmental organization that provides basic energy needs to rural communities in developing nations.

The trip was designed to educate students about energy poverty and the significance of basic energy needs in improving destitution. The group literally “lit up” provincial areas by designing and implementing community-based installations of solar home systems.

Because of his involvement in this effort, McInturff was elected to the LUTW Board of Directors this year.

 McInturff is a professor of practice in energy commerce, and the Director of Academics and Development for Rawls College of Business. He has a bachelor’s degree in education and a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from Texas Tech, and has completed post graduate studies in international business and environmental policy and management.

For more information on LUTW visit the website at: http://energymap-scu.org/light-up-the-world/.

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CONTACT: Susan J. Brown, Director of Alumni/Public Relations, Rawls College of Business, Texas Tech University, (806)742-1571, susan.brown@ttu.edu