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Veterans Excellence Conference

Conference Dates & Times
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Cost:
Free

Dates:
August 29th  - August 31st

Time:
August 29th
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

August 30th
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

August 31st
8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Location:
Lone Star College-University Park West Dining

LSCS Contact Information
Tina Dealy
LSCS VAC Interim Manager
281-290-2897

Objective

To share the College Credit for Heroes Initiative project results, best practices, and final recommendations based on the College Credit for Heroes Initiative data provided by College Credit for Heroes Initiative Grantee’s pertaining to their individual College Credit for Heroes Initiative project results.

Schedule

The schedule is subject to change.  

Wednesday, August 29th

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Opening Presentation:
Presentation of the Colors and Singing of the National Anthem
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Welcome Remarks by
Chancellor Carpenter
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Keynote Speaker:
To be Announced
10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Break - Vendor Booth Open
10:45 a.m. -12:00 Noon Partner Findings - 7 CCH partner presentations
12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch - Vendor Booths Open
1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Partner Success and Challenges/ Best Practice:
Results and Findings Panel with Question and Answer with Lone Star College and Impact DataSource
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Veterans' Perspective
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

Thursday, August 30th

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Keynote Speaker:
Rodrigo Garcia, Chairman of Students Veterans of America
9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break - Vendor Booth Open
10:00 a.m. -10:50 a.m. Break-out Sessions:
  • Session A: West Dining

    College Credit for Heroes, Peer Counseling and Individualized Education Plans; Lee College

  • Session B: Ontario North and South

    Expressions of Interest in Replicating CCHI-ACI’s Military to Registered Nurse Career Mobility Track Program at Other Colleges; Alamo Colleges

  • Session C: Sydney North and South

    Allied Health Programs and Military Service Credit; San Jacinto College

11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. Break-out Sessions:
  • Session D: West Dining

    College Credit for Heroes- an Important Leg of the Journey to Graduation; Central Texas College

  • Session E: Ontario North and South

    TBA

  • Session F: Sydney

    Veterans Becoming Eligible for CST Exam; Houston Community College

12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch- Vendor Booths Open
1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Set up for Job Fair
West Dining and West Commons
1:00 p.m. -1:50 p.m. Break-out Sessions (Repeat of Morning Sessions)
  • Session A: West Dining

    College Credit for Heroes, Peer Counseling and Individualized Education Plans; Lee College

  • Session B: Ontario North and South

    Expressions of Interest in Replicating CCHI-ACI’s Military to Registered Nurse Career Mobility Track Program at Other Colleges; Alamo Colleges

  • Session C: Sydney North and South

    Allied Health Programs and Military Service Credit; San Jacinto College

2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m. Break-out Sessions
  • Session D: West Dining

    College Credit for Heroes- an Important Leg of the Journey to Graduation; Central Texas College

  • Session E: Ontario North and South

    TBA

  • Session F: Sydney

    Veterans Becoming Eligible for CST Exam; Houston Community College

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Job Fair with Veteran Friendly Companies

Friday, August 31st


8:00 a.m. Registration Opens
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Opening remarks
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break-out Sessions:
  • Session A: West Dining
  • Session B: Ontario North and South

12:00 Noon - 1:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

 

 

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