Help Celebrity Guests Celebrate the Fifth Anniversary of the UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo at Texas A&M University

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Inspires youth to excel in academic, financial and personal responsibility.

In its fifth year, the UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo targets minority college, high school and middle school students and their parents.

The tour provides assistance for students and parents around planning and saving for college, college and career success and leadership development.

The UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo, a free, traveling college-and career-readiness road show will bring celebrities, interactive exhibits, seminars, and more to its fifth tour stop of the 2012-2013 season at Texas A&M University-Commerce, in Commerce, Texas, on Saturday, February 23, 2013.

A program of UNCF (United Negro College Fund), the nation’s largest and most effective minority education organization, the UNCF Empower Me Tour Presented by Wells Fargo will be hosted by Kim Coles, Lamman Rucker and Amir Windom. The tour targets minority middle school, high school and college students and parents, empowering them through career- and college-readiness seminars, personal development workshops and subject-matter expert- and celebrity-led panel discussions. The tour also provides assistance for students and parents around planning and saving for college, college and career success and leadership development.

WHO:    Actor and comedian Kim Coles, actor Lamman Rucker, music executive Amir Windom, Food Network celebrity Chef Darrell “DAS” Smith, president of Paul Quinn College Michael Sorrell, and much more.

WHAT:    UNCF EMPOWER ME TOUR
Workshops, Empower Me Tour Zone and Celebrity Panel Discussions

WHEN:    Friday, February 8, 2013

  •     Tour Zone

    9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

  •     College & Career Readiness and Celebrity Workshops/Panel Discussions

                10:00 AM – 2:15 PM

  •     Keeping it Real Celebrity Panel

                2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

WHERE:    Texas A&M University-Commerce
    2600 W Neal Street
    Commerce, TX 75428

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