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Classes Cancelled

All classes are cancelled beginning at 3:00 pm today. Normal schedule will resume on Saturday.  

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  • Christmas came a little early for Lone Star College-Kingwood students who are training for a career in music. Evok (Eclectic Voices of Kingwood) will once again sing backup for Josh Groban at his Bridges Tour concert featuring Idina Menzel. The group will perform on Oct. 23 at the Toyota Center. Evok is the chamber choir at LSC-Kingwood.

  • World War I, dubbed “The Great War,” was an international war fought 1914-1918 that involved many European nations, including Russia, as well as the United States, the Middle East, and other regions. To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the ending of the war, and to honor all veterans, the Kingwood Chorale along with guest artists will perform a special patriotic concert.

  • The mental health and guns discussion is a hot topic that many people debate on a daily basis, especially after a tragedy. To shed light on this divisive subject, Dr. Arash Javanbakht will present “Mental Illness and Guns: What You May Not Know about the Complexities” on Nov. 29 at 6 p.m. The discussion will take place in the Student Conference Center (SCC) at Lone Star College-Kingwood. Dr. Javanbakht is the director of Stress, Trauma, and Anxiety Research Clinic at Wayne State University.

  • After a year of devastation due to Hurricane Harvey, comedy is the antidote that many people can use right now. Lone Star College-Kingwood will fulfill this need with its 2018-2019 Theatre Season. Themed, “Laughter Resounds,” the humorous season will begin with “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised]” on Nov. 7-10 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. The production is nearly 100 minutes long and includes one intermission.

  • Area residents are encouraged to lace up their walking shoes and get ready to walk for a good cause as Lone Star College-Kingwood hosts the American Heart Association’s (AHA) 14th annual 5k Greater Lake Houston Heart Walk and Heart Fest on Saturday, Nov. 3. This annual event is designed to raise awareness and funds for AHA’s research and education programs. Registration and warm-up will begin at 8 a.m., and the walk starts at 8:30 a.m.

  • Process Technology is one of the fastest growing careers in the Houston area, due to baby boomers retiring from the field. Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Process Technology program prepares graduates for entry-level careers as process technologists/operators in the petrochemical, plastics, food and beverage, and pharmaceuticals industries.

  • Global warming is one of many topics that experts have heavily debated over the years. The general idea is that Earth will continue to warm, which will cause severe disruptions on the planet. Dr. Tom Rehm, retired chemical engineer, will discuss global warming, related problems and practical solutions on Oct. 24 at 12:30 p.m. The hour-long presentation, “Global Warming is not Cool,” will take place in the Student Conference Center at Lone Star College-Kingwood.

  • Think you missed your chance to start college this fall? Think again. Although the traditional 16-week fall semester at Lone Star College-Kingwood and Lone Star College-Atascocita Center began Aug. 27, the colleges offer a variety of late start classes starting the week of Sept. 7. Some courses are available through distance learning formats. Courses are designed to fit a wide-range of academic goals toward certificates, associate’s degrees or university transfer.

  • As the economy continues to improve, the demand for educated workers will increase. Students interested in obtaining their bachelor or graduate degrees are invited to attend the Transfer Fair at Lone Star College-Atascocita Center. The free event is on Wednesday, Sept. 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Colleges and universities across the state will attend to help students meet their academic goals.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood and the Humble Area Assistance Ministries (HAAM) will continue its efforts to provide food to individuals and families in the Lake Houston area. The entities invite the community to its fall Community Food Fairs on Sept. 12, Oct. 10, Nov. 14, and Dec. 5 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the college’s Parking Lot G. The goal is to help alleviate hunger by providing free food once a month during the fall and spring semesters.

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