West Texas A&M University

WTAMU students in the First United Bank Classroom

Corporate Relations Information

The Office of Institutional Advancement’s Corporate and Foundation Relations staff works with various small businesses, corporations, and other groups to build mutually beneficial partnerships, connecting university programs and initiatives that address workforce, community, and industry needs. We work together with university faculty, staff, and administrators to build quality, long-term relationships with our community partners. Our team will work with your company to provide opportunities to collaborate with our outstanding faculty, staff, and students, to help guide tomorrow’s innovations and leadership.

Opportunities for corporate and industry partners:

  • Support and access innovative research and programs
  • Sponsor a variety of athletic, academic, or various other events throughout the year
  • Play a leading role in the university’s economic impact and the region’s economic development
  • Help attract and retain talented and diverse graduates to the region’s workforce
  • Assist students in realizing their potential and completing their degree
  • Make a significant contribution to the community
  • And much more

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West Texas A&M University has been listed in the U.S. News and World Report’s annual rankings of America’s Best Colleges, landing in the Best Regional Public Universities-West Category for the last three consecutive years.

WTAMU is one of 122 institutions named the “Best in the West” in The Princeton Review’s feature “2013 Best Colleges: Region by Region” posted at PrincetonReview.com. The university has been named to this distinguished group since 2010.

In 2012 WTAMU was named the 21st most beautiful school in the United States by Newsweek and the Daily Beast.

WT has grown into a nationally recognized university, reaching record enrollment in 2012 with nearly 8,000 students pursuing a degree in one of 62 undergraduate or 45 graduate programs.

Contact us for more information

Misty Rueda
Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer

Barbara Palmer
Donor Stewardship and Prospect Research Analyst

Lance Ortiz
Associate Vice President of Institutional Advancement, Director of Advancement Services