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Lone Star College-North Harris Announces Two Dean Appointments for Fall 2009



 Dr. Larry Rideaux has accepted the position of executive director/dean of the LSC-North Harris Greenspoint and Carver Centers. Michael Krall, will serve as dean of the college’s Math and Natural Sciences Division.

Dr. Rideaux has more than 15 years of experience in promoting student success in both public and private educational institutions. His educational and career background includes a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Lamar University, a Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from Prairie View A&M University, and an Ed. D. in Community College Leadership from the University of Texas at Austin in 2004.  He has served as director of Multicultural Services at Texas A&M University–Galveston (TAMU), assistant registrar at South Texas College of Law, assistant dean of enrollment services and dean of Student Services/Enrollment Management at Lone Star College-Tomball. Dr. Rideaux recently served as executive director for Achieving the Dream at the Lone Star College System and is currently the System’s associate vice chancellor for Student Success.

Michael Krall also has 15 years experience in higher education and in the electrical engineering industry. Krall earned his Bachelor of Science in Bioengineering from Texas A&M University and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology. His career background includes working for Texas Instruments as a microcontroller and digital signal processor applications engineer, as author and reviewer of TI’s technical documentation and instructor for microcontroller workshops. Krall was also a consulting engineer supporting Baker Hughes’ microcontroller application. Most recently, Krall worked for Lone Star College-Montgomery where he founded the college’s engineering program and was professor and chair of the college’s engineering and physics department.

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: NorthHarris.LoneStar.edu.

Lone Star College System consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Center, LSC-University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. With more than 51,000 students in credit classes last fall, LSCS is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and third largest community college system in Texas. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.                                                 

Aug. 14, 2009


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