Academy for Lifelong Learning to Hold Open House on Saturday, August 21

Published on: August 16, 2010

Members and prospective members of Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Academy for Lifelong Learning have the opportunity peruse the upcoming fall schedule and register for lectures or classes at the open house on Saturday, August 21.

The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery, a program for the 50-plus retired or semi-retired community, will host an open house on Saturday, August 21, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in The Commons (Building A). The public is invited, and entertainment and refreshments will be provided.

The open house is a chance to learn about the new and recurring ALL lectures and classes being offered during the upcoming fall semester, as well as meet some of the class instructors, socialize with other academy members, and register for any lecture or class. It’s also a great time to find out what’s happening on campus with construction and other projects, as well as start celebrating the program’s 10th anniversary.

“With nearly 900 members, the ALL program is extremely proud to kick-off this fall semester and begin celebrating 10 years of program growth and success,” said Donna Smith Burns, continuing education program coordinator at LSC-Montgomery.

Also at the open house, the Instructor of the Year will be recognized and the new advisory committee members will be announced.

“The ALL members are a very active and motivated group,” said Celyn Christophe, director of continuing education at LSC-Montgomery. “They are inspired by this signature program, which continues to get better year after year.”

ALL is a membership organization filled with lectures, seminars, and discussions geared toward the older, active adult interested in remaining “plugged in” to the academic, learning environment. The classes are informal and informational and cover a variety of topics such as art, computer technology, personal growth, languages, history, travel and more.

“We are proud of this program and the impact that it has on the 50-plus population in our community,” said Christophe. “We anticipate continued success at LSC-Montgomery for this upcoming year.”

A small annual membership fee of $35 allows members to take academy courses free of charge or at a minimal rate. The annual membership lasts from September 1 to August 31.

Each of the five colleges within the Lone Star College System offer continuing education for their older, active adults through an ALL organization. Course offerings and program events vary with each campus.

For more information about ALL or to obtain its fall schedule of classes, contact LSC-Montgomery’s continuing education department at (936) 273-7446 or visit www.LoneStar.edu/all-montgomery.

LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
 
With more than 62,000 students in credit classes in spring 2010, and a total enrollment of nearly 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the second largest and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. LSCS consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.