Published on: February 17, 2012Dr. Chantell Hines, formerly the dean of academic services at Lone Star College-North Harris, has been named associate vice president of the college’s two satellite centers. In her new role, Dr. Hines will oversee LSC-Greenspoint Center and LSC-Victory Center, which now serve more than 3,000 students in the Greenspoint and Acres Homes neighborhoods of Houston.
“The centers play an integral role in the mission of LSC-North Harris, and I look forward to helping strengthen their status as a vital part of the community,” said Dr. Hines. “I plan to work closely with the community to make sure we are offering programs and services that meet their needs.”
Part of Dr. Hines’ new responsibilities will be helping to manage the incredible growth that LSC-North Harris has experienced recently. The number of students taking classes at the college’s centers has grown by more than 30 percent in the last year. LSC-Victory Center, which opened in the fall of 2011, now serves more than 1,200 credit students each semester.
“Dr. Hines has been an incredible asset for our students, faculty and staff since joining LSC-North Harris,” said Dr. Steve Head, president of LSC-North Harris. “She shares our commitment to student success and her leadership will help us continue our efforts to provide quality educational opportunities to the community.”
Prior to joining the Lone Star College System in 2008, Dr. Hines served as the director of student and career services for American Intercontinental University. She received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Prairie View A&M University and earned a doctoral degree in psychology from Capella University.
Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.
With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, 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 six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.