Funds raised by Foundation activities, in conjunction with Lone Star College System funds, help to support many college programs.

Investment in LSC Promise already reaping rewards

With the 2017-18 school year behind us, it is evident that LSC Promise scholarship recipients and our community are once again reaping the rewards. This past school year scholarship recipients completed over 2,200 hours of community service and received more than $180,000 in scholarships.Learn More.

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Student Success Institute pairs students with mentors

A new initiative called the Student Success Institute pairs students with mentors to guide and support them as they reach key educational milestones is already showing positive results. Learn More.


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Promise Firsts: A Guiding Star

The Promise Firsts Campaign provides the opportunity to support underserved students on their voyage to success as they unlock their untapped potential. Learn more about the Promise Firsts Campaign and make your donation today. Learn More.


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Mini Grants help mind, body & spirit

This year's mini grant awardees help the mind, body and spirit of students at Lone Star College. Projects ranged from learning aids for non-native English speakers, to placing FitDesk bikes in the Learning Center, to starting a group that collects leftover food from restaurants to feed the hungry. Learn More.


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Mini-Grant Funding Adds Sense of Realism to EMT Training

It might have looked like a scene from a disaster movie, but several LSC-North Harris students were getting a chance to practice real life-saving skills on simulated patients with help from special moulage, or make-up, meant to accurately depict injuries. Learn more.




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Mini-Grant Madness: Life-saving skills learned in cadaver lab

Each year, thanks to generous funding from the Lone Star College System and the Lone Star College Foundation, a select number of mini-grants are awarded to faculty to fund innovative project ideas that address the college's goals and initiatives.Learn more.




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"Alternative Spring Break" medical mission trip: Impacting the giver and the receiver

Mention "Spring Break" and the thought that often comes to mind is convertibles and crowded beaches filled with rowdy students. Not so for the Lone Star College students who participated in "Alternative Spring Break," a program coordinated by the Center for Civic Engagement and funded by LSC Foundation donations and Lone Star College. Learn more.




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Mini Grant Madness: Skeletons aren't scary! The iPAD apps for 3D visualization of anatomical structures

Did you know that the skeletal system of a full-grown adult has 206 bones? That is a lot of bones to remember. But thanks to Foundation and LSC funding of a mini-grant project, the iPAD apps for 3D visualization of anatomical structures, the skeletal system doesn't have to be scary! Learn more.




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LSC-Tomball pharmacy technology program is enhanced through Foundation partnership

According to the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statics, employment of pharmacy technicians is projected to grow 20 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations, and Lone Star College has been, and remains, on the cutting edge of providing training and support for this profession. Learn more.




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Carpenter Endowment funds scholarships for new Honors College

The Honors College at Lone Star College is continuing its momentum after a successful inaugural semester in fall 2014, and funds from the Richard G. Carpenter Endowment are playing a significant role. Learn more.




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Mini-Grant madness: enhancing the LSC experience with the "Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Integration Project"

The Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Integration project provided students a hands-on experience with groundbreaking industry technology that is still in its infancy. Learn more.




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Do Something About It!

The Center for Civic Engagement is a Foundation supported program where students, faculty, and staff become active citizens involved in their communities by engaging in service-oriented, community activities. Learn more.