Lone Star College-North Harris has recently named Dr. Valschkia Dabney as vice president of centers at Lone Star College-North Harris. Dr. Dabney oversees faculty, staff and student success initiatives, as well as all operations at the LSC-Greenspoint and LSC-Victory Centers.
Dr. Dabney brings more than 25 years of experience in higher education to LSC-North Harris. She previously served as the associate dean of the college-to-careers program at the City Colleges of Chicago. Prior to relocating to Illinois, Dr. Dabney dedicated more than 20 years of her career to supporting students enrolled in academic and workforce education programs in the Greater Houston area, including five years of service at Lone Star College. She was also the former director of training and professional development for the San Jacinto College District and director of P-16 Initiatives at Blinn College.
During her tenure at Lone Star College, Dr. Dabney served on several leadership teams assigned to build workforce education partnerships to support Career and Technology Education programs offered through Aldine, Klein and Spring ISDs. She also spent four years teaching online and face-to-face courses at both the LSC-Tomball and LSC-North Harris campuses.
Dr. Dabney holds a Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, a M.B.A. from the University of Phoenix-Houston Northwest Campus, a B.A. in communication from the University of Houston Clear Lake and an A.A. in social science from San Jacinto College.