Lion Wardrobe launches, offers career-building services

John Parsons, Staff Reporter

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The student assistants working at the Lion Wardrobe.

John Parsons | Staff Reporter

The Lion Wardrobe, located in Craddock Hall, opened for business Feb. 5, according to Lacey Henderson, Career Development director.

The three student employees will assist patrons as much as they can.

The operation is “student-run,” Bethany Ferrall, Career Development assistant director said.

Clothes and shoes donated to Lion Wardrobe are available for sale Tuesday through Thursday 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. There is a large bathroom that can be used as a dressing room.

Prices include shirts for $1, pants for $2, and suits for $5. Only debit and credit cards can be used for purchases. Discussions are in progress for Lion Cash to become usable but a date cannot be provided. Cash and checks cannot be used and no cash is kept onsite.

Proceeds are used to provide clothing plus food for the Lion Food Pantry, also located in Craddock Hall.

Clothes can be donated at the Wardrobe during operating hours, Career Development in the One Stop Shop other times, Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, or arrangements can be made to pick up a box from an on-campus office.

Professional-style headshots are available for students to use for resumes, LinkedIn, etc. Appointments can be made by calling Career Development at 903-468-3223 or by going to tamuc.joinhandshake.com/appointments

“Students are encouraged to come by the Lion Wardrobe before the career fair on March 7,” Henderson said.

 

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