The Academy for Lifelong Learning is a membership community that offers free and low-cost classes, events and activities for active adults age 50 and older.
ALL participants are able to explore a wide variety of special interest, professional growth and development, and personal enrichment courses. The courses, which are taught mostly by professionals from the community, are short-term, non-credit, cost effective and last anywhere from a few hours to several weeks.
Course selections include: arts and crafts, gardening skills, photography techniques, financial planning, health care issues, finance, health and wellness, technology, test prep, genealogy, Tai Chi, hiking adventures, community service projects, business, literary discussion groups, customized training, seminars and workshops, an insider’s view of Texas history, and more.
A small annual membership fee – that varies by college – allows members to register for ALL classes at their local Lone Star College campus. Some classes may require nominal event, supply or entrance fees.
Open houses will be held at each of the Lone Star Colleges and at one center. Below are the ALL open house dates by location, along with the ALL personnel contact information:
LSC-Kingwood, open house set for August 4, 2-4 p.m., contact Pat Chandler at 281.312.1749;
LSC-North Harris, August 4, 9:30-11 a.m., Donna Zimmer at 281.765.7947;
LSC-Tomball, August 13, 10 a.m.-noon, 281.357.3676;LSC-Montgomery, August 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Donna Smith-Burns at 936.273.7446;
LSC-CyFair, Sept. 10, 9:30 a.m.-noon, Noemi Silva at 281.290.3460;
LSC-Victory Center, Sept. 15, 10 a.m.-noon, Donna Zimmer at 281.765.7947.
For more information visit LoneStar.edu/ALL.
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 LoneStar.edu.