Around 95 students gathered and raised the money for the musical event and selling T-shirts and we help them design and invite the people and set up communication channels.
Ulabs hosted 75 teachers from a middle school in Lubbock for a one-day hands-on workshop in the hope that the teachers would share the experience with their students. They worked on learning 3D printers, glass blowing, biology cloning exercises, raspberry pi, arduino and conductive painting to make a touch musical soundboard.
A painting event fundraiser was done to attract the youth and their moms. The focus was on college students that did not have their families here and the moms that had their kids out in college. It was an event to unite all and draw art together. Around 100 people came, and they were prizes that were giving out like gift cards to the movies and different restaurants around town.
Ulabs hosted ten teams of artists who were competing to draw a mural that would be hung up at Ulabs in recognition of the artists.The youth came from Lubbock high school and friendship high school and Cooper high school and Texas Tech University. Around 70 people ages are ranging between 15 to 25.
NEW YORK CITY, July 11, 2015 —Five students from Texas Tech University were awarded first place and $5,000 at the inaugural Tibetan Innovation Challenge during an award ceremony with His Holiness the Dalai Lama at the Tibet House US in New York City on Saturday morning. The Challenge is a new intercollegiate social entrepreneurship business plan competition, organized by the University of Rochester and created to improve the lives of 125,000 Tibetan refugees through self-sustaining and replicable business ideas.
The Texas Tech students won for their business idea PATA, an online point-of-sales system that allows Tibetan handicraft producers to target western consumers.
Pictured from left to right: Stephanie DeLeon, 23, Lubbock, Texas; Benjamin Jarvis, 23, McKinney, Texas; Caleb Fisher, 23, Wichita Falls, Texas, all of Texas Tech University; Leen Borno, team mentor; Michael Wohl, associate director of social entrepreneurship, University of Rochester; and the Dalai Lama.Texas Tech team members not pictured: Tailor Brown, 22, Carlsbad, N.M. and Saba Nafees, 23, Fort Worth, Texas.