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The Houston Hispanic Forum Career and Education Day

by Evangeline Pearson, Feb 16, 2018

On Saturday, February 10, 2018, The College of Science, Engineering and Technology (COSET) participated in the annual Houston Hispanic Forum (HHF) at the George R. Brown Convention Center. “The Houston Hispanic Forum is designed to empower and inspire the success of the large and fast growing Hispanic community in the greater Houston area, thereby strengthening the community.” The HHF Career and Education Day was specifically created to inform and better prepare the populace by providing information about careers, colleges and financial aid to students and parents through this event. Each year HHF hosts for students from all grade levels and across Texas to begin thinking about the types of careers there are in the world and to preparing themselves for college now. Over 1,000 students along with their parents and/or schools attended the free event. The event included presentations, concerts, free food and child care, career planning seminars and numerous guest speakers.

The event included a college exhibition with colleges and universities from all over the country. Texas Southern University was front and center with best booth of them all. The ten academic units from COSET were represented at the HHF with faculty and staff in attendance. Those in attendance were Dr. Ghemri (Computer Science), Dr. Victor Migenes (Physics), Dr. Wilkerson (Chemistry), Ms. Angelica Jimenez (Chemistry), Mr. Adedeji Adeniyi (Engineering), Mr. Robert Morgan (Maritime Transportation), Ms. Sharon Hudson (OSSIS) and Ms. Evangeline Pearson (OSSIS), along with a host student volunteers from the various COSET student organizations. Over 100 students from across the Houston area who are considering majors in COSET visited the booth. The College of Science Engineering and Technology at TSU was proud to be involved.