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Lone Star College-Montgomery professor invited to White House

Dr. Tarcia Hubert 

Dr. Tarcia Hubert has been invited to the White House for her role in STEM education for youth of color.

A Lone Star College-Montgomery faculty member has
been invited to the White House for her outstanding impact on students and helping reduce the equity gap in STEM education. Dr. Tarcia Hubert, associate professor of Mathematics at LSC-Montgomery, will be part of a conference focused on inclusive STEM education for youth of color, given her leadership in this field.

The conference will take place Friday, October 28 and was initiated by President Obama’s desire to close the opportunity gaps in STEM education for young women and men of color.

Dr. Hubert founded Making Awesome Things Happen (M.A.T.H.), a community based, not for profit, 501(c)(3), volunteer organization, dedicated to developing mathematical proficiency in economically disadvantaged students. The organization helps traditionally underrepresented students become proficient and confident in mathematics, be successful in academics and life, and increase the number of minorities in STEM related fields.

“This is an exciting opportunity to collaborate with White House officials, policy makers, STEM education experts and other community advocates about key issues regarding STEM education,” said Dr. Hubert. “I hope to learn about available resources to fund my program, as well as new strategies to implement into M.A.T.H.”

Dr. Hubert is known at LSC-Montgomery for specializing in developing unique teaching strategies to create an inclusive culture for all her students.

“Dr. Hubert is always adapting to our learning styles as students,” said McKenna Hyde, a math student at LSC-Montgomery. “She is striving very hard to make it an inclusive environment for everyone’s learning styles.”

She plans to open a MATH camp at LSC-Montgomery this summer with the intentions of involving local students and faculty members.

LSC-Montgomery is 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 LoneStar.edu/Montgomery.

Known for its leadership, innovation and steadfast commitment to student success, Lone Star College provides high-quality academic transfer and workforce education / career training programs to more than 83,000 credit students each semester, and a total enrollment of 95,000 students. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to promote student success and economic prosperity. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, which consists of six colleges, eight centers, two university centers, Lone Star Corporate College and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.