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Tech Activities Board (TAB) Committees

 

 

Our Mission

The Tech Activities Board is a group of student leaders dedicated to programming social, diverse, traditional, and educational events to enhance each student’s individual experience at Texas Tech University.

Our Purpose

TAB strives to bring the best local, college, and national entertainment and educational programs to Texas Tech University.  TAB offers students, faculty, staff, and community members’ diverse programming in support of the educational missions of the University while providing students with leadership training and hands-on learning as they select, plan, implement, and evaluate programs.  All programs are offered free or at a reduced cost to Texas Tech students.

Our Values

TAB values their image and reputation for producing quality events;
the talents and gifts of all committee members;
the ability to develop leaders and enhance individual skills; and
the diversity and ideas of all members of the Texas Tech community.

Our History

TAB is the largest student programming organization and is responsible for planning diverse, quality events for the Texas Tech community. TAB was founded in 1953, and maintains a vital role in fostering Raider Power and traditions such as Arbor Day, Homecoming, RaiderGate, Raider Welcome, and RaiderFest.

Our Constitution

TAB Constitution

TAB Member Application (Microsoft Word)

Our Structure

Concerts

This committee is responsible for planning and implementing various musical entertainment acts to perform on campus during RaiderGate, Raider Welcome, RaiderFest, Arbor Day, etc. Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to finding artists to perform; overseeing all technical requirements, as well as working with businesses/University departments for logistical set up; arranging venue, hotel, travel, and publicity; as well as working the events. This committee is responsible for programming at least for all of the aforementioned events, plus any others deemed necessary.

Daytime Programs

Daytime Programs is responsible for planning and implementing a series of home-grown activities, campus brown bag forums, live performances, or novelties over the lunch hour and other parts of the day. At least every other week, the main focus of this committee is to plan a wide-range of activities that vary in size and budget, but ultimately work to build community on campus. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, contacting businesses/University departments to set up events, obtaining necessary supplies and materials, arranging venues, and publicity, as well as working the events.

Films

This committee is responsible for booking various types of movies, which include blockbusters, classics, independents, shorts, and “sneak peek” screenings. The committee strives to create educational, as well as entertainment, appeal for a variety of students of all ages and backgrounds. Such focuses include non-traditional student populations through matinee showings. By providing at least two (2) mainstream movies per month, the committee will broaden cultural understanding of this particular media. Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to finding movies; overseeing all technical requirements; arranging venue and publicity; as well as working the events.

Homecoming

The Homecoming committee is responsible for planning and implementing various events such as Student Organization Sing, Homecoming Court, Pep Rally, Bonfire, Parade, and any other programs related to Homecoming. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, contacting businesses/University departments to set up events, obtaining necessary supplies and materials, arranging venues, and publicity, as well as working the events. This committee is responsible for programming at least one event for every day of the Homecoming Week. Homecoming Week is determined by the University and the Athletics Department.

NightLife

This committee is responsible for planning and implementing various live entertainment acts and speaker engagements during the night time and weekend hours. The acts include acoustic performances, magicians, comedians, hypnotists, mentalists, poetry slams, lecturers, debates, etc. Twice a month, this committee provides social and educational events for the ever-changing needs of the student population. Responsibilities include, but are not limited, to finding artists or lectures to perform; overseeing all technical requirements, arranging venue, hotel, travel, and publicity; as well as working the events.

Outreach

The Outreach committee is responsible for planning and implementing community outreach programs which include Dance Marathon, Coat Drive, Tech Can Share, Parent & Family Relations programs, Raider Welcome Diversity night, etc. The focus of this committee is to form partnerships and create connections on campus and in the Lubbock community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, contacting businesses/University departments to set up events, obtaining necessary supplies and materials, arranging venues, and publicity, as well as working the events, arranging donation pickups, and more.

Special Programs

This committee is responsible for planning and implementing special events that are brought to campus such as community excursions/adventures, casino nights, bingo, game nights, etc. At least every other week, this committee provides entertainment geared to meet the needs and expectations of the campus community. Reaching as many students as possible, this committee works hard to bring a wide variety of events to campus, as well as exposing students to offerings throughout the community. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, contacting businesses/University departments to set up events, obtaining necessary supplies and materials, arranging venues, and publicity, as well as working the events.