Vietnam Center & Archive News and Updates

Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Retirement Reception for Dr. James Reckner

Texas Tech University, the History department, and the Vietnam Center and Archive honored Dr. James Reckner with a retirement reception at the Merket Alumni Center on Friday, January 9. Dr. Reckner taught history at TTU for twenty years, and was the founding director of the Vietnam Center and Archive. Colleagues, former students, and Tech officials wished Dr. Reckner well in his retirement. He also received congratulations from U.S. Rep. Randy Neugebauer, Interim Provost Dr. Jane Winer, Chancellor Kent Hance, and Khuc Minh Tho. In addition, the Vietnam Center and Archive and the History department gave Dr. Reckner gifts realted to his personal interest in photography, such as a telephoto lens, a digital picture frame, a tripod, and a photo printer.

Congratulations on your retirement, your twenty years of service to Texas Tech, and thank you for all you have done for the Vietnam Center and Archive, Dr. Reckner!

See more pictures of Dr. Reckner’s Retirement Reception in our photoalbum.

TTU News Article

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