Lighthouse Lab Ribbon-Cutting Held

The News Magazine of HCU

The McNair Center for Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise at Houston Baptist University marked the opening of the Lighthouse Lab with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication prayer in May. Michael Player, administrative director of the center, welcomed leadership from The Robert and Janice McNair Foundation, members of the HBU Board of Trustees, and special guests.

The lab allows users to hone in on technology with a maker lab including 3-D printers, sublimation (product imprinting) equipment, augmented and virtual reality, and other interactive equipment. The center is for students of all majors and for utilization by faculty members for specialized instruction.

Dr. Robert B. Sloan, HBU president, thanked Janice and Robert C. McNair, and the foundation, for making the lab possible. With its technology and creative space, the Lighthouse Lab will serve current and future entrepreneurs as they develop their businesses. “Because of the McNairs, and their commitments to education and to the Kingdom of God, this lab is possible,” Sloan said.

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