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Community Invited to Academy for Lifelong Learning's Open Houses

Community Invited to Academy for Lifelong Learning’s Open HousesThe public is invited to learn more about the Lone Star College-Kingwood Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) program during two open house events:  Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2-4 p.m. at the LSC-Atascocita Center and Thursday, Aug. 21, 1-3 p.m. at the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID) Complex in New Caney.

“The ALL program offers non-credit courses, lectures and social activities for area senior adults age 50 and older. Depending upon the interest of the members, the curriculum may range from conversational Spanish to yoga to digital photography,” said Pat Chandler, ALL program manager. The ALL open house gives individuals a chance to meet others and register to become a member of the program. Classes have been offered at the EMCID site for 10 years and this anniversary milestone will be celebrated.

The LSC-Kingwood ALL program began in February 2004. In just ten years the program has grown to more than 1,000 active members. Annual membership is $20 (Sept. 1-Aug. 31) and members can take classes at both locations. All courses are free and taught by volunteers; there are no educational requirements.

EMCID is located at 21575 Highway 59 North in New Caney. The LSC-Atascocita Center is located at 15903 West Lake Houston Parkway. For information about the open house, call 281-312-1750 or email kwall@LoneStar.edu. For more information about the LSC-Kingwood ALL program, visit LoneStar.edu/ALL-Kingwood.

Register now for credit classes online through myLoneStar.  Classes are offered days, evenings, or weekends in traditional, online and flexible formats. For more information on how to register online, visit LoneStar.edu/registration. For general information about Lone Star College-Kingwood, call 281.312.1600 or visit LoneStar.edu/Kingwood.

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.

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