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TCU SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
SUPPORTS EMPOWERMENTCENTER'S WEB DEVELOPMENT
Pastor Kyev Tatum
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FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Students from Texas Christian University’s Neeley School of Business agreed with officials at the L.S.Wilson Empowerment Center to establish a joint partnership to design a new website for the empowerment center.
“We are excited about the possibilities,” says the Rev. L.S. Wilson, senior Pastor of the EastSaint Paul Baptist Church. “The opportunities are unlimited,” said, Pastor Wilson, who serves as the president of the empowerment center’s board.
Dr. Jane Mackay, director of the Business Information System (BIS) program selected four non-profit organizations for this year’s senior consulting class project. “The students are very excited about this opportunity to give back to the community,” says Dr. Mackay.
“We are expecting great things to come out of this new partnership,” says Rev. Kyev Tatum, senior Pastor of the FriendshipRockBaptistChurch and Center Administrator.
The project will consist of students working directly with program staff at the empowerment center to develop an e-business website that will help with the center’s fundraising efforts. Completion date for the website is December 15Th.
Founded in 2005, the L.S. Wilson Empowerment Center’s mission is to empower communities, children and families living in the central city of Fort Worth to become active and productive citizens in society. One of the empowerment center’s programs is the ROOTS Academy (Rearing Our Children to Succeed)—a faith-based accelerated learning program for school aged students who are serious about excellence in learning.
The empowerment center in partnership with the Cornerstone Assistance Network is looking for a Americorp VISTA worker who can continue to develop the fundraising website and train other staff and volunteers to update and maintain.
The mission of EMPOWER FORT WORTH is to provide the strategic framework for the financial coordination of organizations, people, activities, information and resources involved in to deliver a competitive product or service to the ultimate Fort Worth community.
The ideal person will assist in developing other funding sources for the empowerment center programs as well. For more information on the project contact Sister Ethel Seyfus or Sister Jean Cooks at 817-293-5067.