Ever wondered what it is like behind the news scenes? Find out the inside scoop at a Lone Star College-Montgomery Academy’s for Life Long Learning (ALL) lecture taught by local weekend evening news anchor Tom Abrahams on Thursday, April 23, from 10 a.m. in the auditorium at the LSC-Montgomery University Center at Montgomery.
“The ALL program is fortunate to be able to invite in a number of highly recognized speakers such as Abrahams,” said ALL program manager Steven Gorman. “This class provides members a chance to hear how the news is researched and selected to be shown to local residence, as well as offer a question and answer session.”
Abrahams, Channel 13’s weekend evening news anchor, has traveled the world since 1999. From Chernobyl and the Panama Canal, to the Amazon jungle and the Black Sea, Abrahams has shown viewers how far away places affect our lives here in southeast Texas. He has produced special reports on subjects including the new space race, the 2008 presidential election, and the future of energy production and his award-winning reports include three regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.
His lecture, which is free and open to the public, will discuss how he covers national politics and stories that relate to energy, the environment, and the economy.
ALL is a membership organization filled with lectures, seminars and discussions, with classes covering a variety of topics such as art, computer technology,personal growth, languages, history, travel and more.
Each of the six colleges within Lone Star College offers continuing education for older, active adults through the ALL organization. Course offerings and program events vary with each campus.
A small annual membership fee of $35 allows members to take academy courses free of charge or at a minimal rate. The annual membership lasts from September 1 to August 31.
For more information about ALL, contact LSC-Montgomery’s continuing education department at (936) 273-7446, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/all-montgomery.
LSC-Montgomeryis located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45,between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call (936) 273-7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 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 one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation. Dr. Steve Head 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, seven 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.