Academy for Lifelong Learning hosts Open House

Lone Star College-Kingwood's Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is inviting community members to its spring Open House on Monday, Feb. 6 from 2-4 p.m.

The open house is an opportunity for individuals age 50 and older to meet others and register to become a member of the program.

“The ALL program offers non-credit courses, lectures and social activities for continued intellectual and personal growth.   The curriculum offers a range of instruction from Conversational Spanish to Yoga to Digital Photography, depending upon the interest of the members,” said Pat Chandler, program coordinator for ALL.

Annual membership is $20 from Sept. 1-Aug. 31 and all courses offered are free.  There are no educational requirements.  
  
The college’s ALL program began in February 2004 and in just eight years, the program has grown to more than 1,000 active members. ALL is a volunteer program and courses are taught by members, LSC-Kingwood employees, and area residents. Additional subjectsinclude Genealogy, History, Languages, Music, Nature and the Environment, Photography, Travel and many others. Members also take occasional day trips to Houston-area destinations via METRO bus and rail.  

The Open House will be at the college’s offsite center at the East Montgomery County Improvement District Complex (EMCID) located at 21575 Highway 59 North in New Caney.   For more information about the ALL program at LSC-Kingwood, call 281-312-1750 or 281-312-1749.  Information is also online at http://www.lonestar.edu/all-kingwood.htmor email kwall@lonestar.edu.


Register now for credit classes online through myLoneStar.  Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, Internet, video, TV and independent study formats. For more information on how to register online, visit www.lonestar.edu/registration.

For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281-312-1600 or visit http://lonestar.edu/kingwood.htm

With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for spring 2011, and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which 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 http://www.lonestar.edu/.