Texas Tech University's Mentor Tech program received national recognition in a national report by Education Trust.

According to the report, graduation rates for African American students at public four year colleges and universities has not increased at the same overall rate as other students over the past 10 years.

Texas Tech University’s Mentor Tech, a program put in place to elevate African American graduation rates at Texas Tech, was the first of 52 institutions mentioned in the Education Trust national report.

Juan Munoz, senior vice president for the Division of Institutional Diversity, Equity, and Community Engagement and vice provost for Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs at Texas Tech, said:

"We are proud of our Mentor Tech program, which is being recognized as a national best practice to ensure student success. Texas Tech is committed to inclusive excellence, and the recognition by the Education Trust helps to further the awareness of our efforts and underscores our dedication to continue them."

According to Texas Tech, the program "seeks to enhance the quality of the educational experiences of students from underrepresented groups through programs, services, advocacy, and campus and community involvement."