With the election season fast approaching, students who need to register to vote can do so at Lone Star College-Kingwood.
The voter registration drives will take place in the Student-Conference Center foyer on Sept. 3 and 17 from 12-2 p.m. and in front of the Library on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Students must provide a government issued identification such as a driver’s license or social security card as well as their address.
“It is important to get students engaged in the political system since the 18-29 year old age group participates at the lowest levels of any age group,” said Dr. John Theis, political science professor at LSC-Kingwood. “The drives will allow students to either register or reregister (because they moved) to vote.
Students who want to participate in future voter registration drives and collect registration cards must be a deputized voter registrar. A training session to become a deputized voter registrar is on Sept. 24 from 12-2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center room 125.
For more information on the voter registration drives or the deputized voter registrar training at LSC-Kingwood, email Theis at John.J.Theis@LoneStar.edu or Henry Garcia at Henry.C.Garcia@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.
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 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 the nation. 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.