Lone Star College System to offer Chancellor’s Honors College Fellows awards

Published on: February 20, 2014

Lone Star College System will admit select freshman students as Chancellor’s Honors College Fellows for the 2014-15 school year. Recipients of this award will receive a full scholarship to pursue a course of study culminating in an Honors AA or AS degree.

“The Honors College at Lone Star College System provides our area’s high-achieving students with opportunities for advanced study that truly prepare two-year graduates for the most competitive college programs,” said Dr. Katie Caruso, interim executive director of The Honors College at LSCS. “The Chancellor’s Honors College Fellows award will open doors to rigorous academics, along with cultural enrichment, community service, leadership and a global perspective.”

“The mission of all involved, from dedicated honors directors and faculty to supporters such as the LSCS presidents, is to serve the talented students of our communities while offering an Honors College that will be a national model for honors education,” added Dr. Keri Rogers, LSC vice chancellor, academic affairs.

Students who qualify for the award will receive a scholarship package which includes tuition and fees, a book allowance, stipend and international studies capstone, a multi-faceted assignment at the end of the program. The Chancellor’s Honors College Fellows curriculum is comprised of a two-year course of study requiring a minimum of 27 honors credit hours toward completion of an Honors AA or Honors AS. 

“The Honors College benefits not just Honors students, but Lone Star College System at large and the communities we serve,” said Dr. Richard Carpenter, LSCS chancellor. “Student success is our number one mission, and this award will go a long way toward helping many students achieve their academic goals.”

Applications and supplemental materials for Chancellor’s Honors College Fellows must be submitted by April 15 for the 2014-15 school year that begins in August.  Students interested in finding out more about this exciting program can visit LoneStar.edu/HonorsCollege

The Honors College at LSCS offers a wide range of opportunities for students interested in graduating with an Honors AA or Honors AS degree, as well as students looking to earn individual honors course credit.

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, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. 
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