Right now UTPB is making a big investment that it hopes will pay dividends for the community later down the road.
It’s upgrading both of its campuses in Odessa and Midland to help students create their own start-up companies and become successful in the business world.
The Odessa Campus’ Dunagan Library is getting a major renovation. The first floor will be transformed into a multi-use location for students to get trained up on entrepreneurial ideas. It’ll have performance stages for business pitching, 3-D printing, and the Blackstone Launchpad, an organization that provides resources for students interested in entrepreneurship.
“It’s a really good opportunity,” says UTPB student Monika Cantu. “It’ll help you not just short term, but long…