SIFE students attend training conference

Lone Star College-Kingwood had representation at the Students in Free Enterprise Team Training Conference Oct. 16. The college sent five SIFE members, Erin Adams, Michael Alpha, Lisa O’Connor, Elizabeth Tilton and Paulo Viertons, to the conference in Richardson where they followed different tracks in learning the basics of the organization, project management and officer training.

The LSC-Kingwood SIFE Team will complete projects, with the cooperation and assistance of Kingwood area organizations, related to entrepreneurship, financial literacy, personal success skills, environmental sustainability, market economics and business ethics. Current projects are an environmental beach clean-up, raising funds for United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to provide clean water for children and Let’s Can Hunger.

SIFE is a global non-profit organization made up of 1,600 teams on college and university campuses worldwide. There are approximately 700 SIFE Teams in the United States. Its mission is to bring together the top leaders of today and tomorrow to create a better and more sustainable world through the positive power of business.

The faculty advisors for the LSC-Kingwood SIFE Team are Staci Tabor and Mike Griffith. For more information, contact Griffith at 281-312-1712 or Michael.D.Griffith@LoneStar.edu.


For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281-312-1600 or visit our Web site at http://lonestar.edu/kingwood.htm

With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for fall 2010, and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more, visit www.LoneStar.edu.