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The first Annual Golf For Global Understanding

 was a HUGE success! Thanks to our sponsors and all the teams that participated and help fundraise for such a worthy cause.

South Plains College - Presenting Sponsor

Caprock Home Health,

Wayland Baptist University

Aim Bank, People's Bank

Potbelly's Sandwich Shop, Joel Casler, DDS, Lubbock Primary Care, Pita Pit

Spare Feet Storage, Lubbock National Bank

Trust Point, SouthWest Bank


Joe Scarborough, Carl Isett, Calvin Davis, Barbara Gilley, Bobby McCloud, Gulrez Khan, Roshan Bhakta, Roger Wolcott


CGU was honored to serve as the Platinum Sponsor for the 24th Annual 100 Black Men of West Texas’ Annual Scholarship Gala which was held on January 26, 2019 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center at Texas Tech. A portion of CGU’s sponsorship will be used to fund college scholarships to local high school seniors.

The local chapter of the 100 is one of the 117 global chapters of the 100 Black Men of America. In addition to providing scholarships, serving as mentors, and providing educational services to youth of all cultural backgrounds, the 100 advocates for health and wellness, economic development, and leadership development.

CGU board members with distinguished guests from the American Academy of Diplomacy.

4th Annual Texas Tech Ambassadors Forum

On March 4, 2019, the Center co-sponsored and attended the 4th Annual Texas Tech Ambassadors Forum at the International Cultural Center. The event featured a panel discussion entitled Nationalism and World Crises: A Discussion of America’s Role in International Affairs. The commentary was provided by American Academy of Diplomacy President and former US Ambassador Ron Neumann, former Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment, Ms. Catherine Novelli, former US Ambassador Michael Polt, and former US Ambassador Frank Almaguer. The Center was responsible for bringing this prestigious program to Lubbock and Texas Tech with the first forum being held in April 2016.


J. Mark McVey, and the Lubbock Symphony Orchestra

3rd Annual Concert:

Inspiration of Broadway


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