The annual spring Hispanic Graduation Convocation recognized Hispanic graduates from Texas Tech on May 16 at the McKenzie-Merket Alumni Center. The Raider Rojos National Alumni Chapter hosts the event. The chapter promotes retention and graduation attainment of Hispanic students, and hosts events to raise money for scholarships.
Faculty and staff, students, family, and special guests were welcomed in the alumni center by the Tech Mariachi band, Los Matadores. Graduates were presented with a cultural stole and a Raiders Rojos pin during the recognition.
Apparel Design & Manufacturing was named among the top five fashion schools in the southwest by Fashion-Schools.org. The program came in fifth on the Top Ten Fashion Schools in the Southwest list surrounded by Texas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, Utah and Nevada.
On this edition we sit down with film director Socheata Poeuv and talk about her documentary film "New Year Baby." Paul takes on Chess Master Faik Aleskerov, we check out the winner of the 2013 Modern Pioneer Film Festival, "The Hostage," and Lenora Sol performs in our South Plains Sessions.24 Frames airs Saturdays at 9 PM after Austin City Limits.