Former NFL player will be special guest on LSC-University Park’s Visionary Talk Radio

Visionary Talk Radio for Higher Education (VTR.4he) at Lone Star College-University Park will welcome sports and business thought leader, Marcus Wilkins to discuss “The Mind Muscle: Think Critically to Think Smarter” in an exclusive, live broadcast Nov. 18 at 3:30 p.m.

Wilkins, a former NFL linebacker with the Green Bay Packers, Cincinnati Bengals and Atlanta Falcons, currently serves as membership director at the Greater Houston Partnership. Now recruiting executives and industries within Houston’s thriving business community, he transitioned into a new career by applying the principles that make great athletes on the field.

“We have an incredible opportunity to hear a thoroughly captivating speaker on the topic of communication in leadership,” said Shah Ardalan, LSC-University Park president. “I welcome our special guest to Visionary Talk Radio, a forum that attracts a wide range of leaders and experts for different audiences, all for the advancement of innovative ideas.

Visionary Talk Radio for Higher Education is hosted by Dr. William Ihlenfeldt, Visionary Leadership author, and Mike Mathews, innovation fellow at LSC-University Park. Ihlenfeldt and Mathews interview national business and education leaders on the talk radio forum about innovative ideas that benefit the higher education community.

Listeners are encouraged to interact live with Wilkins in West Dining at LSC-University Park, via the Internet at http://blogtalkradio.com/visionary4he or call in at 347.850.8330.

LSC-University Park is the sixth and newest LSCS campus located in the former Compaq Computer’s world headquarters complex. The 71-acre campus houses four university partners, a charter high school, several business partners, Lone Star Corporate College and the LSC Energy and Manufacturing Institute. Under the first President, Shah Ardalan, LSC-University Park’s vision is to be nationally recognized as the model for the innovative college of the 21st century. In just two years, LSC-University Park’s Invitation-2-Innovate (i2i) has resulted in many local, national, and global recognitions including one patent. The campus is located at the corner of State Highway 249 and Louetta Road across from Vintage Park. For more information about LSC-University Park, call 281.290.2600 or visit LoneStar.edu/UP.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 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 the nation. 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.

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