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1 Million Hours of Volunteerism & Service

Join Red Raiders around the world as we strive for one million hours of volunteerism and service. The only requirement to participate is a love for Texas Tech and a passion for service.

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12.01.22 - 12.23.23
100 Years of Texas Tech University: Centennial Exhibit

Experience incredible moments from our history at a year-long exhibit at the Museum of Texas Tech.

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12.02.22
64th Annual Carol of Lights: Centennial Opening Ceremony

Our biggest and best Carol of Lights ever will usher in our year-long Centennial Celebration.

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01.16.23
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Centennial Service Event

We will honor the memory of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a Centennial service event.

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02.01.23
PLPS 2023 Presents: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Presidential Lecture & Performance Series welcomes the pioneers of modern New Orleans brass bands.

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02.10.23
Founders Day: National Volunteerism Day

The Alumni Association will host a national day of service for all TTAA chapters across the country.

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02.10.23
Founders Day: A Celebration for Texas Tech Students

Tech students will celebrate our 100th birthday with food, music, and giveaways in the SUB.

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Centennial Events Calendar

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Centennial Video Playlist

This video playlist includes all the videos that have been produced as part of Texas Tech's Centennial Celebration.

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Show Off Your Colors

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It's time to get in the spirit and show off your Texas Tech Centennial pride with free downloadable items such as wallpaper for your desktop/mobile devices and more!

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LATEST CENTENNIAL STORIES
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Centennial Champion To Succeed Fearless Champion As Texas Tech Mascot

The winning name for the Masked Rider’s horse was unveiled at the First Friday Art Trail.

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Texas Tech To Participate In Lubbock Habitat For Humanity's 2022 Blitz Build

The event is the first organized opportunity to log centennial campaign service hours.

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Goin' Band From Raiderland To Perform In Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

The performance will come near the finale of the university’s centennial celebration.

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How Has TTU Made a Difference In Your Life?

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100 Years, 100 Voices

ON SALE DECEMBER 1ST, 2022

100 Years, 100 Voices tells the stories of people who made Texas Tech their home, those who were changed by TTU who in turn changed the institution. They share their Tech with us and celebrate the centennial by reminding us that in commemorating our first century, we are dreaming no little dreams into the second.

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Centennial Merch

Our Centennial only comes around once, so don't miss your chance to stock up on an incredible selection of Centennial merchandise.

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Centennial Exhibition

See the incredible story of Texas Tech unfold in this beautifully curated Centennial exhibition that will be on display at the Museum of Texas Tech University beginning in December 2022.

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Centennial Mobile Tour

This moving billboard will spread the word of our celebration across the state and provide incredible photo opportunities for Red Raider fans.

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OUR LOOK THROUGH THE YEARS

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1971

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100 Impactful Moments

Over the last century, there have been defining moments that have propelled our trajectory and this list reflects 100 of our finest.

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Historical Timeline

This interactive timeline will take you on a trip down memory lane to show you first-hand how the Texas Tech we know today came to be.

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History of Research at Texas Tech

Explore Texas Tech's journey from its start as a teaching college to becoming a nationally recognized research institution.

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"As we embark upon our second century, we must elevate our thinking from big to bold. We must work tirelessly to open our doors to those seeking knowledge and life-changing opportunity. We must be courageous in our endeavors to find creative and unique solutions to worldwide problems, while standing at the forefront of discovery and innovation. We must look beyond the horizon, always in pursuit of making the impossible, possible."

Lawrence Schovanec

17th President at Texas Tech University

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