First Year Feature-Britta Tye


Britta Tye || IT Technology Support

Britte Tye

Meet Britta Tye, the first person in our #FirstYearFeature series. Britta is the Outreach and IT Training Specialist, and an important resource for all Tech students.

“I take pride in being the friendly face of IT. I really enjoy interacting with new Red Raiders and their families during Orientations. I’m also on a professional and personal mission to educate the campus and Lubbock community on how to use social media safely and wisely.”   –Britta Tye

Q: What services does your office have for First Year Students at Texas Tech University?

The IT Division offers a wide array of services and resources for first year students – of course 742-HELP, assistance with Office 365 & TechMail, WEPA wireless printing all across campus, 3D printing, online & instructor-led training, and workshops about online reputation management just to name a few!

Q: What do you enjoy most about your job?

Getting to interact with new Red Raiders and their families, educating the campus and Lubbock communities about social media and online safety.

Q: What is your favorite thing about Texas Tech and why?

The true feeling of “community” across campus and that our school colors are Scarlet & Black.

Q: What is your favorite spot on campus?

Dan Law Field at Rip Griffin Park.

Q: What advice would you give first year students?

Learn the words to the Fight Song and Matador Song.  Get involved.  Go to class.

Q: Looking back to your first year, what would you change? What would you do the same?

I wish Red Raider Camp would have been around when I was a freshman.  I would have gotten more involved and gone to more baseball games. I was proud of myself for going to class and making a 3.5 both semesters of my freshmen year.

Q: What is your favorite place to eat in Lubbock?

Orlando’s HANDS DOWN!

Q: What are some hobbies you have?

Cooking, coloring, collecting inspirational quotes, going to TTU football & baseball with my son.

Q: What is your favorite Tech Tradition?

Masked Rider running across the field before football games.


More About IT Technology Support:

Technology Support provides quality user services through operation of the Advanced Technology Learning Center (ATLC) in the west basement of the University Library building and five remote labs across campus.

Technology Support professionals provide services, such as application consulting, web template and design consulting, free technology training (instructor-led and self-paced), computing facilities (both PC and Mac), site licensed software and media distribution, and computing reference materials to all students, faculty and staff. The ATLC also provides adaptive workstations for those with special visual, auditory, and/or physical needs.

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