College, Career, and Empowerment Summit 2013
Thursday, February 14, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST)
The College, Career, and Empowerment Summit 2013 will serve as a catalyst to answer the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's initiative for educators, legislators, parents, and citizens to collaborate to support college readiness and completion.
Dr. Umar Johnson (Certified Psychologist and Descendant of Frederick Douglas)
Dr. Reagan Flowers, Ph.D (C.S.T.E.M)
Howard White, Vice President Brand Jordan/ NIKE
John Lucas III (NBA, Toronto Raptors); Ron Green (Houston City Controller); Ayana Mack (Radio Personality, Majic 102); Larry Green (Houston City Council Member, District K); Ron Reynolds (TX State Rep., District 27); Judge Clarease Rankin Yates (“Author of Indestructible Beginnings, ABC's of Common Courtesy”); Ricardo McDonald (Former NFL Pro); Dr. Sonya Sloan (Orthopedic Surgeon, MD)
Grammy-Nominee and Executive Summit Director
(Tyler Perry, Prince)
Exhibits: Arts, Science, Technology, Energy, Prevention, Oil & Gas, Engineering, Health and Wellness, Humanities, Banking & Money Management
CCES is a peer-to-peer social, educational, influential summit, allowing and inspiring college-going and completion culture among teens, as well as current and future college students, to closely interact with local and national, successful leaders encouraging participants and igniting the passion in those who desire to attend. Through multiple Q & A discussions, interrupted video announcements from influential people, mini-step show, DJ Jam sessions, database gathering for post-opportunities for discovering one’s passion through nostalgic programs of mentor-ships & internships followed by life-changing breakout sessions, CCES will discuss various subjects from promoting the STEM program to exploring the Arts, Sciences, Humanities, Health and Wellness, Entrepreneurship opportunities and numerous educational agenda’s by bringing the “real-world” to the lives of attendees who desire to learn, grow and be heard.