Texas Tech University

Texas Tech Alumni Association to Announce New Military, Veterans Chapter

K'Leigh Sims

May 16, 2016

The chapter will enhance recognition of military and veteran graduates and help maintain their Red Raider connections after their college careers.

WHAT: Announcement of Texas Tech Alumni Association Military and Veterans National Alumni Chapter

WHEN: 3 p.m. Wednesday (May 18)

WHERE: McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center, 17th Street and University Avenue

EVENT: The Texas Tech University Alumni Association will present its new
Military and Veterans National Alumni chapter to recognize military and veteran graduates and connect them to current students and their university in a meaningful way.

The chapter will be open to military, veterans, family members and anyone with an interest in supporting military service members, veteran students and graduates. Those who join also will have connections to members of the broader Texas Tech Alumni Association.

Texas Tech has been nationally recognized for providing a campus-wide support system for those who have served in the military and their family members. Texas Tech continually strives to be a military and veteran-friendly campus to honor the men and women who preserve the United States' freedom. This chapter will continue these efforts.

Light refreshments will be available.

For more information about the chapter, visit the chapter's website.

CONTACT: Lou Ortiz, director, Military and Veterans Programs, Texas Tech University, (806) 742-6877 or lou.ortiz@ttu.edu