HCC Central Student Chamber of Commerce

HCC Central  Student Chamber of Commerce "Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success" Henry Ford Value offered to HCC students who join the Student Chamber of Commerce, HCC- Central include: •Leadership opportunities offered to all members •Engage with other campus leaders, faculty and staff as you work on meaningful projects/events •Make an impact on your college campus and community as an active and vital member of the Student Chamber of Commerce •Social and networking opportunities •Opportunities for student-centered and learning activities and resources related to entrepreneurship and business •Community service and volunteer opportunities
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Houston made the top 10 on this Forbes list, as did other Texas cities...Houston and Texas are good for business, good f...
10/10/2015
The Cities Americans Are Thronging To And Fleeing

Houston made the top 10 on this Forbes list, as did other Texas cities...Houston and Texas are good for business, good for jobs :-) ...

Austin, Texas, tops our list of the metro areas growing the fastest due to domestic migration, while New York City is the nation's biggest loser.

Investopedia website's article highlighting some of the world's innovative entrepreneurs....
06/16/2015
The Most Innovative Entrepreneurs Of 2015

Investopedia website's article highlighting some of the world's innovative entrepreneurs....

Investopedia provides a list of the most innovative entrepreneurs with the potential to make it big in 2015.

Crowdfunding Workshop
03/02/2015
Crowdfunding Workshop

Crowdfunding Workshop

Where: WBEA-Houston Galveston Women's Business Center (WBC)9800 Northwest Frwy., Suite 120Houston, TX 77092713-681-9232

Free Workshop For Entrepreneurs :-)
01/14/2015
Free SBA Programs & Services Workshop

Free Workshop For Entrepreneurs :-)

Where: WBEA-Houston Galveston Women's Business Center (WBC)9800 Northwest Frwy., Suite 120Houston, TX 77092713-681-9232

11/29: SBS (Small Business Saturday) - support small business by shopping & dining at a local favorite! We all have a st...
11/23/2014
#DineSmall on Small Business Saturday Night | The U.S. Small Business Administration | SBA.gov

11/29: SBS (Small Business Saturday) - support small business by shopping & dining at a local favorite! We all have a stake in supporting "Main Street USA": local spending = local jobs = local growth; small businesses fuel US economy & create 2/3 of all new jobs. #DineSmall: eateries sharing SBS special menus; chefs sharing SBS menus on #ShowUsYourMenu tag. Small businesses will be catering to America’s small shoppers on SBS!

The SBA.gov site provides open, publicly accessible forums and communication tools for entrepreneurs and small business owners to learn, share, and discuss practical solutions to everyday business problems with each other, industry experts, and experts at government agencies.

11/21/2014

You can support U.S. entrepreneurship during Small Business Saturday; Nov 29th!
Entrepreneurship is important to America! Did you know….
1. Small businesses comprise 98 % of America’s exporters.
2. Small businesses create 43% of all high-tech jobs.
3. Home-based businesses = 52 % of all small businesses.
4. More than 7.8 million businesses are owned by women.
5. Veterans also own more than 3.7 million small businesses.
6. The approximately 28 million small businesses in the U.S. employ 60 million Americans - half of the private sector workforce.

11/16/2014

Small Business Saturday is Nov. 29th!
"It is Main Street entrepreneurs, small-business owners and innovators that have built this economy...They create two-thirds of new jobs in this country; they employ half the people and they innovate," -- Carly Fiorina, former chief executive officer of Hewlett-Packard, quoted in Rapid City Journal article, "Former fortune 500 CEO Carly Fiorina believes in the power of small business".

Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29th...promotes and supports small businesses across the nation.  Small businesses are the...
11/11/2014
Small Business Saturday | Shop Small®- American Express OPEN

Small Business Saturday, Nov. 29th...promotes and supports small businesses across the nation. Small businesses are the backbone of employment and new job creation in the U.S. What's your favorite local small business?

Small Business Saturday celebrates and helps you discover small businesses. Participate in the Shop Small® movement and promote neighborhood small businesses.

From success...to significance:  thoughts on achievement from leadership guru John Maxwell, in this 60 second video:
11/08/2014
Today’s Word: ACHIEVER

From success...to significance: thoughts on achievement from leadership guru John Maxwell, in this 60 second video:

Today's word is: ACHIEVER

SBA offers entrepreneurial help to veterans:
11/08/2014
Disabled Veteran Succeeds in Small Business

SBA offers entrepreneurial help to veterans:

Seven years ago Marine Corps veteran John Raftery was starting a contracting firm in Dallas when he read an article about a small business training program for veterans with disabilities. That’s when the trajectory of his two-person company, Patriot Contractors, Inc., took a fortunate left turn.

10/06/2014

Mon 10/6/14: Meeting, Student Chamber of Commerce
2:30p.m.,San Jacinto Bldg. Room 112 (located back of building, west end nearest San Jacinto Street). You Are Invited!

“True joy in life,” George Bernard Shaw wrote, is “being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; bein...
09/17/2014
The John Maxwell Company

“True joy in life,” George Bernard Shaw wrote, is “being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; being a force of nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will not devote itself to making you happy.”
Found & pursuing your life's passion and purpose? "Give Your Dream A Beam" says John Maxwell's Leadership Wired blog...

Take advantage of our free content-rich leadership development resources—empowering you to learn and grow every day. Sign up today and receive one of our many inspirational eNewsletters delivered to your inbox.

09/16/2014

New Semester, New Start! Welcome members Antonio Sanchez, Rodonna Frank, Christine Millana, LaShundria (Penny) Small, Allen C. Sams, Marvell Frank, Roland Barrett...and new Faculty Co-Advisors Syble Davis and Joel Philistin.

09/15/2014

Calling All Students: TODAY - Special "Join The Student Chamber of Commerce" meeting - We're organizing now for the new fall semester! Come, join, lead, contribute, benefit! Mon., Sept. 15, 2:30pm,Room 112 San Jacinto Bldg.

09/13/2014

Calling All Students to Mon 9/15 - Special "Join The Student Chamber of Commerce" meeting - We're organizing now for the new fall semester! Come, join, lead, contribute, benefit! Mon., Sept. 15, 2:30pm, Room TBA.

09/08/2014

Semesterly Schedule of SCC Meetings/Events as of Today:
Monday 9/8/14...2:30-4pm...112SJAC...General Meeting
Monday 10/6/14...2:30-4pm...112SJAC...General Meeting
Monday 11/10/14...2:30-4pm...112SJAC...General Meeting
Tuesday, 11/18/14...10am23pm...Annual Holiday Market Event
Wednesday, 11/19/14...10am-2pm... Annual Holiday Market Event

Dr. Nancy Champion Cartwright shares thoughts about the need for margin in a successful & joyful life...from the WGU blo...
09/07/2014
Leave Yourself Space for Success

Dr. Nancy Champion Cartwright shares thoughts about the need for margin in a successful & joyful life...from the WGU blog....

Advice from your mentors is invaluable as you make your way through your online degree program. But we also want you to benefit from the wisdom of mentors not necessarily assigned to you, so occasionally, The Night Owl features advice from WGU mentors in colleges throughout the university.

09/07/2014

Calling All Students: Come Join The Student Chamber of Commerce! 1st organizational meeting: Mon 9/8/14, 2:30pm, SJAC112. Come, join, lead, contribute, benefit!

Finishing at HCC & ready to work on your Bachelor's degree? New scholarships being offered by WGU might be right for you...
09/07/2014
WGU Back-to-School Scholarship | WGU Texas

Finishing at HCC & ready to work on your Bachelor's degree? New scholarships being offered by WGU might be right for you.....

WGU Texas is pleased to announce one of our largest scholarship offerings to date, the Back-to-School Scholarship. Each award is valued up to $2,000 ($500 per term for up to four terms), and can be used for any degree program at WGU Texas. So whether you’re a parent ready to join your kids as they h…

09/05/2014

Calling All Students To Come Join The Student Chamber of Commerce! 1st organizational meeting: Mon 9/8/14, 2:30pm, SJAC112. Come, join, lead, contribute, benefit!

Thoughts on some ideas on the future of business.....
09/05/2014
The future of business is the "mesh"

Thoughts on some ideas on the future of business.....

Lisa Gansky, author of "The Mesh," talks about a future of business that's about sharing all kinds of stuff, either via smart and tech-enabled rental or, more boldly, peer-to-peer. Examples across industries -- from music to cars -- show how close we are to this meshy future.

08/26/2014

Calling All Students To Come Join The Student Chamber of Commerce! 1st organizational meeting: Mon 9/8/14, 2:30pm, SJAC112. Come, join, lead, contribute, benefit!

Perhaps of interest?  Check it out?  Access the Small Business Television Network on YouTube:
07/02/2014
SBTV.com - Small Business Television Network

Perhaps of interest? Check it out? Access the Small Business Television Network on YouTube:

SBTV.com is the first television network on the web devoted 100 percent to the small business market - from business start-ups to established enterprises. We...

What are you doing today....to reach your goals & dreams....to create your successful tomorrow? Click on the link below ...
06/28/2014
Today’s Word: TODAY

What are you doing today....to reach your goals & dreams....to create your successful tomorrow? Click on the link below to hear some positive thoughts about the value of doing it today...

Today's word is: TODAY

Maxwell on overcoming fears...
06/24/2014
www.johnmaxwell.com

Maxwell on overcoming fears...

Like his books, all of John Maxwell’s leadership development and personal growth articles are easy to understand and easy to implement. For direct access to new leadership articles each month, subscribe to our bi-monthly electronic newsletter, Leadership Wired. For permission to reprint or reproduce…

Barriers....What are your barriers?  We all encounter them, don't we, on this journey we call life?  Are you allowing ba...
06/13/2014
Today’s Word: BARRIERS

Barriers....What are your barriers? We all encounter them, don't we, on this journey we call life? Are you allowing barriers to prevent you from getting the most value out of your student and college experience at HCC? Hear John Maxwell's positive reminder on the value of barriers..... enjoy! :-)

Today's word is: BARRIERS

06/12/2014

Eat* & Be Heard!!.....at our SCC June meeting on Monday..... members, see your email for info & RSVP details..... :-)

05/30/2014

SCC Officers shined at the May 2014 HCC Student Leaders Recognition Luncheon. In attendance & pictured above (left to right) are Gary Pratt, Parliamentarian; Rodonna Frank, Secretary/Recorder; Roland Barrett, Secretary/Treasurer; Marvell Frank, President and Professor Janet Parr, Faculty Advisor (not pictured, Penny Small, Vice President). Congratulations and thanks to all the officers for their hard work & efforts in support of the SCC throughout the Fall and Spring 2014 semesters.

Address

1200 Holman Street, Room 206F, BSCC Bldg
Houston, TX
77004

General information

UPCOMING EVENTS, SPRING 2014 (Events open to all students) Jan 27, Mon..........Guest Speaker, Entrepreneur Tim Castro 2:30pm, LHSB101 Feb 10, Mon ........Guest Speakers, Entrepreneurs Red & Black 2:30pm, LHSB100

Opening Hours

Monday 08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00
Thursday 08:00 - 17:00
Friday 08:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(713) 844-3600

Website

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