The college campus environment can become stressful due to the importance of your studies and traditions serve to keep you grounded. They are a way for you to connect with your fellow students, while immersing yourself in the unique culture of your college. Every school has its own traditions that have been passed down from class to class and Lone Star College - Tomball is no different. The camaraderie and pride that come with these traditions help make the college experience unique. They help you gain much more than just an education. LSC - Tomball is proud of our campus and our traditions. Check out some of LSC - Tomball's traditions below. It's a great time to be a student at LSC - Tomball!
LSC - Tomball's Office of Student Life offers students and opportunity to connect with each of the campuses student organizations during Involvement Fair! Once a semester organizations gather in the commons to recruit new members! Free food, prizes, music, games, and much more are apart of each Involvement Fair! Don't be afraid to get involved and to join us in this amazing biannual event!
Fall Fest is held the week of Halloween. Held on the Southwest Lawn, this event has everything! Free food, games, prizes, dances, and a chance to mingle with your fellow students as well as meet new ones all in a fun, positive, and festive atmosphere! This years Fall Festival was a Phobia theme,students faced their phobias while engaging in many activities like the Wrecking Ball ride.
Spring Fling is LSC - Tomball’s spring kick-off celebration. Spring Fling is an annual tradition at LSC - Tomball that brings together students, faculty, and staff for a day of fun and entertainment. Student organizations host activities for those in attendance and the Office of Student Life provides free food, entertainment, rides, and activities. There are also chances to win prizes and giveaways at Spring Fling.
Student Excellence Awards
This awards ceremony is held every spring to celebrate the accomplishments of Lone Star College - Tomball's best and brightest! Students are nominated and given awards by faculty and staff in the following categories: Academic Excellence, Community Service, Leadership Service, U.S.A. Academic Team, Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship, Lone Star Leadership College, Service Awards, Inkling Contest Awards, Model U.N., Scott Coleman Award, and Student Organization Awards. Each year, over 100 students are recognized. Student organizations are the heart beat of Lone Star College - Tomball. A reception for students and their families is held immediately following the ceremony.
List of the Student Organization winners from Student Excellence Awards 2015-2016:
Unsung Hero Award
Sheldon Williams- Men's Basketball
Community Service Award
Future Teachers (iWT2)
Outstanding Program Award
Phi Theta Kappa- "Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Cancer Therapy Seminar"
Anne Donlon/Katie Walker Spirit Award
TRiO Trailblazers Gavel Club
Emerging Student Organization
Future Teachers (iWT2)
Advisor of the Year
Catherine Olson- The Inkling Creative Writing Club
Outstanding Student Organization
Phi Theta Kappa
Student Organization Officer of the Year
The Student Organization Awards are an opportunity to recognize the student organizations and their advisors who have made a huge impact on the student body or the community. Nominations are accepted each year for the following categories: