Dr. Marie Sesay is the Dean of Social Sciences & Humanities (SSH) for Lone Star College-Kingwood. For more than a decade, Sesay has been committed to educating adults within the mission and vision of community colleges. Sesay's passion for education has grown through the various positions she has held. Prior to her present position, Sesay taught sociology for various campuses within the Lone Star College System, Houston Community College System, Park University in Austin, Texas and online. In previous careers, Sesay served as compliance officer for workforce programs, Psychotherapist, nursing home administrator, and in management at a rehabilitation facility.
Sesay earned a Bachelor's degree from Stephen F. Austin and a Master's degree in counseling from Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). She also completed post-graduate work in sociology at PVAMU and earned a doctorate degree from the Community College Leadership Program at The University of Texas at Austin where she received the Jessie H. Jones Endowed Fellowship Scholarship, the Great American Scholarship and the George and Irene Baker Scholarship.
Sesay is the first child of parents from Sierra Leone, West Africa. She is fluent in African dialect of Krio and is committed to her community locally and internationally.
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Bliss Mayberry, professor of cosmetology, joined LSC-Kingwood more than 35 years ago. Mayberry earned an Associate of Applied Science from LSC-North Harris.
"Cosmetology has been my life; after 14 or 15 years in the salon I decided to teach. I completed my instructor's license and degree and was lucky enough to be hired by LSC-North Harris. I worked for North Harris for close to 9 years and transferred to Kingwood. Altogether I've worked for Lone Star for 35 years. I have been blessed to have touched so many lives of students, faculty and staff," explained Mayberry.
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