Published on: February 17, 2012Lone Star College System will host the Ninth Annual International Education Conference on Friday, April 13 at Lone Star College-North Harris.
The conference, themed “Global Pathways,” will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will take place in the LSC-North Harris Conference Center located in the college’s Student Services Building.
The annual conference is open to all students – high school and college – along with faculty, administrators and community leaders in the Texas Gulf Coast region. It will focus on international studies, global environmental concerns, international education, study abroad programs and international students. Exhibitors will include international groups, educational travel providers, and more.
“Lone Star College recognizes the increasingly global environment in which we live, and this conference is one of the many ways we prepare students to succeed when they enter today’s diverse and interconnected workforce,” said LSCS Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter.
Approximately 250 guests are expected to attend this year’s conference, which is being held at LSC-North Harris for the first time.
“Lone Star College students represent more than 90 different countries around the world,” said Nithy Sevanthinathan, director of international programs and services for LSCS. “The International Education Conference allows us to introduce our students to renowned speakers who can expand on the globalization they are already seeing in their classrooms.”
The early registration fee for the day-long conference is $25 for students and $40 for all others. Registration costs increase an additional $5 after April 5. The first 100 LSCS students who register online at LoneStar.edu/IEC may attend for free.
For registration and other information about the conference, visit LoneStar.edu/IEC.
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.