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Lone Star College System Community Leadership Institute hosts regional conference

HOUSTON (March 22, 2012) –  The Community Leadership Institute Lone Star College System recently hosted the Association of Leadership Professionals for its regional conference, entitled “Reflect, Rekindle, and Renew”.

The conference, held at The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center, brought together directors and executive directors of leadership organizations from around the country to participate in the first-of-its kind peer-driven round table discussions.  

“We were able to bring leaders in the field, decision makers and change agents into one room to discuss future goals,” said Kay Fitzsimons, director of Community Leadership Institute for LSCS. “The unique format was driven by peer discussion and allowed for those of us in the trenches to engage in deep and meaningful discussion that we can take back to our leadership programs.”

“ALP greatly appreciates the opportunity to partner with the LSCS Community Leadership Institute to bring together professional leaders from across the country to participate in this unique learning venue”, said Lura Hammond, the ALP association manager.  “Texas hospitality was truly displayed from The Woodlands Resort and Conference Center to our host. This environment provided the attendees an avenue to connect for learning, sharing and recharging.”

The LSCS Community Leadership Institute (CLI) is the north Houston region's premier resource for leadership development and civic education that is community-based, intergenerational, and inclusive of leaders from all sectors of the community.

CLI is home to several outstanding, interconnected flagship programs that together make up a comprehensive leadership development curriculum.  These programs target different leadership groups and together provide a unique combination of leadership development, civic education, civic engagement, and networking opportunities for leaders at all levels.

The Community Leadership Institute's community-focused curriculum achieves the goal of expanding and improving our civic leadership base and encouraging civic responsibility.

ALP provides educational activities that engage, educate and train leaders to advance the effectiveness of community leadership programs and professionals through recognizing excellence, fostering innovation, sharing best practices, educational training and development and building a national network.

For more information about the LSCS CLI call Fitzsimons at 832.813.6623 or email at Kay.L.Fitzsimons@LoneStar.edu.

With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, 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 six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.