Published on: January 08, 2009The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery will hold its first open house/social of the new year on Saturday, January 17, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in the first-floor Commons (Building A) and room A102, just off of the Commons. The public is invited, and entertainment and refreshments will be provided.
The open house is a chance to learn about the new and recurring ALL classes being offered during the upcoming Spring 2009 semester, as well as to register for classes, socialize with other members, and meet the instructors.
Membership in the college's nine-year-old ALL program continues to grow, as more and more active, older adults see the benefits of keeping "plugged in" to the academic, learning environment. ALL offers a variety of learning opportunities in areas such as art, computer technology, personal growth, languages, history, travel and more, boasting a membership of more than 1,000 individuals.
Lectures, seminars and discussions make up the bulk of ALLís curriculum. There are no educational requirements, tests or textbooks. The classes are informal and informational and are geared to the 50-plus retired or semi-retired individual. Members study under the guidance of individuals who represent a wide range of expertise and life experience including professors, subject matter experts, guest lecturers and hobbyists.
A small annual membership fee ($35) entitles participants to take academy courses free of charge or at a minimal rate.
For more information about ALL, or to obtain its spring schedule of classes, contact the collegeís continuing education department at (936) 273-7446, or visit Montgomery.LoneStar.edu/all.
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 Montgomery.LoneStar.edu.
Lone Star College System consists of five colleges, including CyFair, Kingwood, Montgomery, North Harris, and Tomball, six centers and Lone Star College-University Center. With more than 51,000 students, it is the largest college system in the Houston area, and third largest community college district in Texas. For more information, visit www.LoneStar.edu