Through annual events such as the golf tournament and StarGala, along with the generous support of individuals, corporations, businesses and other organizations, the Foundation grants numerous scholarships to students attending Lone Star College. Additionally, in partnership with the college, the Foundation funds programs which provide unique educational opportunities for LSC students. Click on the stories below to see firsthand how the Lone Star College Foundation is strengthening academic programs and impacting students.

Student Testimonials

Racheal Cummings

Scholarship recipient inspires Foundation board

LSC-University Park nursing student Racheal Cummings kicked off the Foundation Board Retreat by offering her own personal story and message of gratitude. Read more

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Raymond Craft: from LSC student to LSC employee

Read about Raymond's inspirational path from student to employee, and where he's going next.

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Over the river and through the woods, to 3D Animation school we go!

Why does Dianne Hines make a 2-3 hour daily commute from west Houston to LSC-North Harris for 3D animation classes? Read More


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Julian's journey from GED student to construction science major at Texas A&M

See how Julian's success helped him in life and led him to become a future donor. Read More


College Programs

Alternative Spring Break

"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. Read more HERE.


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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. Read more HERE.


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Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Integration Project

This mini-grant funded by the Lone Star College Foundation in conjunction with Lone Star College, provided students hands-on experience with groundbreaking industry technology that is still in its infancy. Read more HERE.

Civic Engagement

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. Read more HERE.