LSCS News Archive

  • This is a one-night-only concert, with more than a dozen singers, dancers and instrumentalists performing songs from pop, rock, R&B, and musical theatre hits.

  •  Enjoy a concert presentation of all-new songs from student songwriters in the Popular Songwriting class as well as guest performers from the Glee Club.

  • The LSC-Tomball campus will close for the Thanksgiving Holiday beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26. The campus will remain closed through Sunday, November 30. No classes will be held.   The LSC-Tomball Community Library will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 26, and will remain closed through Sunday, November 30.  
  • The LSC-Montgomery drama department’s fall production of “Speech and Debate,” directed by Tim Campbell, received the rare feat of a choice award in the Kennedy Center American College Texas State Theatre Festival (KCACTF) this October.
  •  Daniel Villanueva said his main goal in this new position is to streamline the enrollment process, to remove obstacles and make it easier for students to register.

  •  Jonathan Walton kick starts the season toward national success in recent state-wide competition as a finalist in Informative Speaking and a semi-finalist in Impromptu Speaking.

  • Bring the family from 9 a.m. to 1 for face painting, Christmas card making, decoration craft activities, signed stories and songs (interpreters will be available), snacks and of course photos with Santa, who also signs. 

  • RateMyProfessors.com has rated Lone Star College as the number one community college system in Texas.
  • The Kingwood Chorale and Chamber Orchestra will open their 26th season, Saturday, Nov. 22,  with an audience friendly concert of short masterworks by Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi. It will also present the concert in a new venue for the KCCO, Christ the King Lutheran Church on West Lake Houston Parkway in Kingwood.

  • Flashover training is essential for firefighters, and no one knows that more than the instructors of the fire science technology program at LSC-Montgomery. After months of discussion about how beneficial it would be for the program to have a flashover chamber easily accessible for training purposes, it has become a reality.
  • The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center recognized the finalists for the 2014 Small Business of the Year awards at a recent luncheon held at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting Friday, Nov. 14, 2014, at 3 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • The Lone Star College-Kingwood Men’s Basketball Team had a good weekend recently, returning home as the Lone Star Sport Club Conference champions. Two of the team’s players, Lee Martinez and Adam Heilers, were also named to the Men’s All-Tournament Team. The conference is a highly competitive program with teams representing each of the five colleges in the system along with other colleges and universities in the surrounding area.

  • The LSC-Montgomery drama department will present Joe Landry’s adaptation, It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, November 20-22 at 7 p.m., with a matinee performance on Saturday, November 22, at 3 p.m. 
  • Montgomery County Literary Art Council’s Writers in Performance series welcomes prolific and distinguished author Michael Anania to read and discuss excerpts of his works on Thursday, November 20, at 7 p.m. in the General Academic Center (building G), room 102, at Lone Star College-Montgomery.
  • Denise Lorenz, adjunct art professor at LSC-Montgomery, was awarded the National Association of Women Artists, Inc. (N.A.W.A.) Medal of Honor and Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation Memorial Award for Works on Paper, for one of her photorealistic rock drawings in colored pencil.
  •  Celebrate an enriching night out with family and friends at the Chamber Singers Holiday Concert set Dec. 6.

  •  Learn how to get ready for the workforce and a successful career at the next Speaking of Business Series presentation Dec. 3.

  • With research projects on gender expectations, espionage and food reform, three students put their research skills on display at an intercollegiate conference. See the talents of other Honors College students in action Dec. 5. 

  • It is time to roll out the red carpet and enjoy the star treatment! Lone Star College-North Harris is hosting VIP Registration week Nov.17 through Nov. 21 in the Student Services Building, located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston. VIP Registration activities will also be taking place at LSC-Greenspoint Center and LSC-Victory Center.

  • November is Native American Heritage Month and Lone Star College-Atascocita Center would like to invite the community to join in paying tribute to the rich ancestry and traditions of Native Americans when the college hosts a traditional dance performance by the Buffalo Boy Dance Troupe, Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 11 a.m.. The event will be held outside of the LSC-Atascocita Center, located at 15903 West Lake Houston Parkway, weather permitting.
  • Lone Star College is placing students on a fast track to a new career at little or no cost— thanks to the continuation of the Accelerate TEXAS Projects grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB).
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Student Physical Therapist Assistant Association (SPTAA) members recently bowled a clean game and scored first place in the academic student bowl at the 2014 Texas Physical Therapy Association (TPTA) Annual Conference in Galveston, Texas.
  • The entire family is invited to join Lone Star College-Montgomery in giving back to the community during the annual holiday benefit concert on Thursday, December 4, at 7:30 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center (building D).
  •  This exhibition, on display Nov. 18-Dec. 4, features the student art in a variety of mediums such as photography, painting, drawing and ceramics.

  • The Lone Star College-Kingwood Coyote Baseball Team was the only 2-year college to compete in the Fall 2014 NCBA Wood Wars Tournament in McKinney, Texas recently, reaching the semi-finals before falling to Texas Tech, 5-1. More than 14 colleges competed in the annual tournament, including Texas State, SMU, Lamar, UNT, TCU, SFA, UT, Texas A&M, and the University of Houston. LSC-Kingwood reached the semi-finals by going undefeated in their pool and earning the No. 2 seed in the semi-finals.
  • Voters elected to approve the Lone Star College $485 million bond proposal. The bond passed by a 176,463 to 93,884 vote.
  • Baby boomers to earn certificates or degrees in healthcare, education or social service occupations

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • Kerstin Alander, a Lone Star College-Montgomery and Texas A&M graduate, has been awarded a prestigious Agricultural and National Resources Policy (ANRP) internship to research and monitor global agricultural issues.
  • The public is invited to join the Lone Star College Kingwood Dance Department for their fall Dance Student Showcase, Friday Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fitness Training Center Dance Studio (FTC 101) on campus.
  • LSC-Montgomery Introduction to Biotechnology students got a scary Halloween surprise during class on Wednesday, October 29. The students walked in on a heinous murder, staged using one of the classes advanced students playing the role of the victim, and four additional students dressed as the intended suspects of Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, and the evil queen from Snow White.
  • “The place where you sit, and the meal that you eat, are determined by the luck of the draw.” This is the message Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Center for Civic Engagement would like to address during a charitable event the center will be hosting on Nov. 11, based on the national Oxfam America Hunger Banquet program.

  • The popular sound of the Kingwood Big Band will be resonating with a new Latin beat at their upcoming concert this fall.  The band is introducing a new Latin Jazz Ensemble, Chévere, and will feature composer Joe Gallardo on trombone during their concert. Performances will be held Friday and Saturday, Nov. 14 and 15, at 7:30 p.m. on the Performance Arts Center (PAC) Main Stage at the Lone Star College-Kingwood campus. Tickets for the event are $15 and may be purchased at the door.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood  will be alive with music soon when the campus is host to nearly 800 singers, voice faculty and pianists from colleges and universities in a three state region for the 2014 National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS).  LSC-Kingwood is the first two-year college chosen to host the TEXOMA NATS Voice Competition and Conference.

  • LSC-Kingwood will be the site of a used electronics drive Nov. 11-20, 2014. The college will be collecting old and broken computers, computer parts and peripherals including monitors, printers/scanners, keyboards, mice, and speakers, televisions, phones, cell phones, radios, fax machines, microwaves and related devices.

  • The Associate of Arts in Teaching program is back at LSC-Tomball!  Lead AAT Faculty Latoya Hardman will be hosting an information session for all students who wish to enter the teaching profession.  Sessions will be held in room C210 on the main LSC-Tomball campus. The first session will take place Tuesday, November 4, from 10:30 to 11:30 am. A second session will be held Wednesday, November 5, from 1 to 2 pm. Those interested need only attend one session. 

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts has announced an exciting lineup to close out the fall semester. Mark your calendars now, and come enjoy the many talented artists and performers at LSC-North Harris. All events are open to the community and free, unless noted otherwise.

  • Executives from local major health care organizations have signed a letter supporting the need to have Lone Star College keep up with the unprecedented growth it is experiencing in its service area through the $485 million bond referendum on the November ballot.
  • Get your walk on with the Lone Star College-Montgomery Wellness Center and the local Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association chapter, and join thousands of walkers who are spreading awareness, raising funds for care services, and bringing hope to people living with Lou Gehrig’s disease.
  • Celebrating diversity among students, faculty, staff and the community is the goal during Lone Star College-Kingwood’s annual International Education Week, Nov. 17-20. Throughout the week, LSC-Kingwood’s Office of Student Life (OSL) and the Intercultural Center will host a myriad of activities that will educate the audience on different cultures, ideas and lifestyles.
  • It is hard to believe that the fall semester is half-way over, but there are still many opportunities for older adults in the community to take advantage of Lone Star College-North Harris’ Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL).
  • Lone Star College will be hosting a Professional Careers and Administrative Services Career Fair. This event is free of charge, open to the public and takes place at LSC-CyFair Nov. 5, from 3:30-6:30 p.m. 
  • Beauty is big business! CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology has planned a series of fall open houses at its facility, located at 910 E. Richey Road in Houston. Designed to introduce prospective students to the school’s offerings, the next open house will take place on Monday, Nov. 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with a second planned for Monday, Dec. 1, also from 5:30 p.m. to  7:30 p.m.
  • Bring the family for an entertaining evening featuring the college’s talented student musicians in the Symphonic Band and String Ensemble

  • Jason Roy, a medically retired Houston police officer, author of “From Zero to a Hundred: Finding My Purpose Through My Pain,” and founder of the Zero 2 A Hundred Foundation, knows what it’s like to look adversity in the eye and overcome it, and be able to live life to the fullest again.
  • This concert showcases the big band era of the 30's and 40's tradition mixed with the contemporary sounds of modern day!

  • Lone Star College and Stephen F. Austin State University announced that they are partnering on an articulation agreement for a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences program.
  • With their good grades and their perseverance to obtain an education, the recipients - Emilio Bahena, Ibrahim Iqbal, Nga Nguyen, Diego Paz and Reinaldo Rodriguez - inspire the Marian Liebling, who along with her husband Scott established this scholarship in 2012 in honor of their parents and family. 

  • Essays, with the annual topic of "How my Lone Star College experience has influenced my life,” are due Nov. 24.

  • LSC-Montgomery students have the chance to gain an invaluable peek into the real world of politics through an internship offered through the college.
  • Enjoy a range of topics from a food fight and liars to holiday crafts, animals and the healing power of music featured in the weekly programs.

  • Ten local community and business organizations have issued resolutions supporting the Lone Star College bond referendum to help it keep up with the unprecedented growth in its service area.
  • Lone Star College-North Harris will host Dia de la Familia on Saturday, October 25 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Services Building. This free event will feature information about educational opportunities and career paths that are offered by the college, and targets the community’s rapidly growing Hispanic population.

  • The Mission, a student organization at Lone Star College-Montgomery, and Illuminate Nations surpassed their fundraising goal of $10,000, thanks to the Illuminate 5k run on Saturday, October 11.
  •  2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War. Lone Star College-Montgomery plans to spend the next four years commemorating each year spent fighting the “Great War”. 

  • Newsweek magazine ranked Aldine Independent School District’s Victory Early College High School (VECHS) as a top rated performer for schools which beat the odds, performing better than statistically expected for their socio-economic status.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood Music Department is pleased to announce the 2014 Fall Concert of Evok (pronounced i-vok), its newest chamber ensemble. Formed in 2012, the choir is an eclectic group of sixteen select voices, auditioned from the student body of Lone Star College-Kingwood and incorporating professional musicians from the surrounding community who act as mentors to student performers.

  • Lone Star College will host an adjunct faculty job fair for people interested in teaching at LSC-Kingwood and the LSC-Atascocita Center on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 4-7 p.m. This free event will be held in the Performing Arts Center Building (PAC) on the LSC-Kingwood campus for positions available in spring 2015. Parking is available in the Student Parking section adjacent to the building.

  • Halloween is a time for scary good fun, but for children with special needs and their families, it can be just plain scary. That’s why, on Tuesday, October 28, from 5-7 p.m., students of the Lone Star College-Tomball Occupational Therapy Assistant Program (OTA) are hosting their 4th Annual Halloween Carnival for children with special needs at the LSC-Tomball Health Science Building. 

  • U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and U.S. Rep. Kevin Brady visited Lone Star College-Conroe Center to learn more about the role LSC plays in building a prepared workforce.
  • Grammy Award winner and Metropolitan Opera star soprano Ana María Martínez sings all over the world, with stars like Plácido Domingo, Bocelli and countless others. On Friday, Nov. 7, she will be in Kingwood for one night only as the headliner concert for a regional voice competition hosted by Lone Star College-Kingwood.

  • For the third year in a row, LSC-Montgomery’s chapter of Psi Beta, the national psychology honor society for community colleges, has earned the Chapter Excellence Award, a distinct honor given to only seven of the 120 active Psi Beta chapters nationwide. 
  • In celebration of 30 years, Lone Star College-Kingwood is hosting a free fall festival for the community, Saturday, Nov. 1, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. on campus. On hand will be food, games, snowcones, popcorn, photo booths, inflatables for children and music by an ‘80s cover band. Tickets will be provided for a free hotdog or hamburger, fries and soda.  The LSC-Kingwood campus is located at 20000 Kingwood Drive, ½ mile west of U.S. Hwy 59.

  • In 2004, a law was established in connection with the signing of the United States Constitution on September 17, that Constitution Day should be observed in schools each year, providing educational programming on the history of the American Constitution on that day. 
  • With 17,721 students enrolled at Lone Star College-North Harris this fall and a critical need for trained technical workers in the Houston region, several technology, workforce program and facility upgrades are earmarked in a LSC $485 million bond on the November election ballot.

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  • Come to the Fall 2014 Adjunct Hiring Fair! Day, evening and weekend class part-time positions in academic and workforce disciplines are available this spring at all three LSC-CyFair locations on Nov. 8 from 9:00 am - 1:00 pm.

  • This free family event, set 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., features costume contest, games, food and fun for all at the LSC-Fairbanks Center.

  • Join LSC-CyFair President Dr. Audre Levy Oct. 28 for a community forum to learn more about the technology upgrades, building renovations and further development of workforce programs planned with money in this referendum.

  • Local patrons of the arts will want to mark their calendars for Friday, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m., when Richard Nunemaker, clarinetist, along with members of Trio Oriens, presents Nunemaker Speaks Brahms in the Music Instructional Building (MUS) Recital Hall on the LSC-Kingwood campus. The program is the second in the college’s Artist Recital Series, which brings emerging and established musicians to campus once a month for masterclasses and recitals.

  • An original Lone Star College-Montgomery initiative is in the running for the “Heisman Trophy” of awards given to community colleges.
  • Culinary Historian Dr. Merrianne Timko will document the history of cuisine in cities such as Florence, Rome, and Venice during the Renaissance at her lecture on Tuesday, October 14, at noon, as part of LSC-Montgomery's Lyceum Speaker’s Series.
  • Lone Star College will host an adjunct faculty job fair for people interested in teaching at LSC-North Harris, LSC-Greenspoint and LSC-Victory Center Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 a.m. – noon.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery is hosting an adjunct faculty hiring fair on Tuesday, October 21, from 4-6 p.m., in the Atrium of the Health Science Center (building B) on the Montgomery campus.  This event is free of charge, open to the public and light refreshments will be served to candidates in attendance. 

  • Treat yourself to a new hair cut for the fall! The CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology invites the community to take advantage of free haircuts (blow dry if time permits), offered as part of the school’s curriculum at its new facility located at 910 E. Richey Road in Houston.
  • Lone Star College has been designated a 2015 Military Friendly® School selected from a nationwide list of more than 10,000 schools by Victory Media, a veteran-owned business connecting the military and civilian worlds. This is the second year in row LSC has been recognized.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s drama department and Delta Psi Omega will present Stephen Karam’s Speech & Debate on October 9-11 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, October 11, at 3 p.m. Performances will be held in the college’s Black Box Theatre located in the Center of Arts, building D. Tickets for the event are $5, excluding ticket fee, and can be purchased online at www.LoneStar.edu/Theatre-Montgomery.
  • The Lone Star College-Montgomery safety and emergency training committee is teaming up with the office of student life to support National Night Out, an annual nationwide event to promote crime prevention, form police and community partnerships, and build neighborhood camaraderie to help combat crime, with a week’s worth of campus safety and fun during its first annual Campus Safety Week on October 6-9. 

  • Lone Star College will be hosting a Technical Careers and Skilled Trades Career Fair. This event is free of charge, open to the public and takes place at LSC-North Harris Oct. 15, from 3:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Lone Star College is holding a free Grad School Expo Oct. 17 for anyone interested in learning more about continuing their education in a master’s or doctoral program.
  • Math is cool. New and innovative activities to help children have fun with mathematics are offered three Saturdays in October.

  • Cy-Fest 10 offers festivities for all ages with a petting zoo, face painting, pony carousel, moonwalks, carnival rides and more from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 1 at the Barker Cypress campus.

  • What’s new in the industry of computer networking? Find out at the Oct. 16 open house with info on courses, tours of CCNA labs, technology demos and more.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • Light up the night and get your glow-in-the-dark walk on with the Mission of Lone Star College-Montgomery and Illuminate Nations, to help raise money for underfunded orphanages in India and Nepal.
  • Everyone has a story. Author Sarah Cortez would like to help you tell it. On Tuesday, Oct. 21, Cortez will give a presentation entitled, Your Life, Your Story: Evoking Memory to Create Narrative and History, at 12:30 p.m. in the Lone Star College-Kingwood Performing Arts Center, room 125. There will be a book sale and signing following the lecture. This event is sponsored by the LSC-Kingwood Library. For more information, email Ruth.A.Huffy@LoneStar.edu

  • Lone Star College, nationally recognized as a leader in workforce education, will hold a Manufacturing Day event at LSC-North Harris Thursday, Oct. 2, as part of a nationwide awareness campaign.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery is hosting an adjunct faculty hiring fair on Tuesday, October 21, from 4-6 p.m., in the Atrium of the Health Science Center (building B) on the Montgomery campus.

     

  • The deadline to register to vote in the Nov. 4 election is Monday, Oct. 6.
  • Learn how to become a Certified Healthcare Professional in just eight weeks! The Certified Nurse Aide Certificate (C.N.A.) program at LSC-North Harris is designed to meet and exceed the state requirements for Nurse Aides. If you are looking for an exciting career in healthcare, this program maybe just what you are looking for.

  • The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has named 18 finalists for its 28th Annual Small Business of the Year awards.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s art department, in conjunction with artist and LSC-Montgomery art professor Valerie Yaklin-Brown, will curate the works of three area photographers in an exhibition entitled “Unrestricted Boundaries,” on display Monday, October 6, through Friday, October 24, in the college’s Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D). 

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “Afterlife: A Ghost Story,” by Steve Yockey. Performances are scheduled for October 15 through October 19.

  • Are you looking for a career in cosmetology? CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology has planned a series of fall open houses at its facility, located at 910 E. Richey Road in Houston. Designed to introduce prospective students to the school’s offerings, the first of the fall open houses will take place on Monday, Oct. 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with a second planned for Monday, November 3, also from 5:30 p.m. to  7:30 p.m.

  • Calling all active adults age 50 and better! Join the Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) today! The ALL program courses offer a range of instruction from water color to digital photography.
  • The discovery of a mysterious notebook forces a troubled young woman to face her father’s death and whether she will inherit his genius or his mental illness in David Auburn’s Pulitzer-prize winning drama, “Proof”. Performances are Oct. 8-11 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 11-12 at 2 p.m. in the Lone Star College-Kingwood Black Box.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery mascot, Monty the Maverick, is leading the way this year in used eyeglass donation to provide sight for others.
  • There will be more than 74,000 annual job openings in middle skills occupations available in Houston between now and 2017 according to the Greater Houston Partnership. Help wanted signs are popping up all over town, with employers struggling to fill key positions.
  • “Can we talk?” The late comedian, Joan Rivers, made that question famous in her stand-up routines but she had a point: Democracy requires an ongoing deliberative public dialogue for citizens to discuss common problems.
    Deliberative Dialogues are public forums held to address specific problems related to family relationships, public health, foreign policy, civil rights, the environment, and other important issues.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s music department is excited to present piano “super” Saturday, a day-long musical festival dedicated to anything piano related, on Saturday, November 1, from 12 to 6 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • Dr. Jose-Antonio Orosco, director of the peace studies program at Oregon State University, will make a special presentation at Lone Star College-North Harris on Wednesday, Sept. 24 at noon in the Academic Building (ACAD-126), located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.

  • Inspired by the everyday life and culture of Mexico, Houston-based artist  Janice Freeman creates large scale collage paintings that incorporate not only dream imagery, but also memory, observation, and the projection of wishes and desires.  A retrospective of her work will be on display beginning Oct. 15 and running through Nov. 13 in the Lone Star College-Kingwood Fine Arts Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center.
  • In connection with October being National Substance Abuse Prevention month, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Human Services Student Organization will offer a series of lectures designed to raise awareness of issues related to drugs and alcohol. All lectures will be held on the LSC-Montgomery campus in building G, room 102.
  • LSC-Montgomery, in partnership with the Texas Familias Council, will honor Hispanic Heritage month with a community leadership event on Tuesday, September 30, on the LSC-Montgomery campus, in the Performing Arts Center (Bldg. D).
  • New and current students still have a chance to take classes this fall at LSC-Montgomery as Late Start courses, an alternative to the regular 16-week semester, begin in September and October.
  • Graduates of LSC-Montgomery’s physical therapist assistant (PTA) program continue to pass national licensing boards with flying colors.
  • Lone Star College announced today that its student enrollment hit an all-time high, with 82,818 credit students attending this fall, a 7 percent increase over fall 2013.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees voted unanimously Sept. 4 to reduce the property tax rate to 10.81 cents per $100 property evaluation for the 2014-15 tax year, which represents a significant 7 percent decrease.
  • The LSC-CyFair Science Department and the Science and Engineering Club’s new Science Speaker Series starts Oct. 3.

  • Gain some insight into a successful financial life with Charlotte Stallings in her presentation “It's More Than an App: Navigating Your Financial Life for Success!”

  • Kenneth Dautrich, professor of public opinion and public policy at The University of Connecticut, will make a special presentation to celebrate Constitution Day at Lone Star College-North Harris on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 10:30 a.m. in the Academic Building (ACAD-126), located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston.

  • October L.I.F.E. topics feature World War I, a Negro Hospital, Latino first responders, a Gandhi Collection at the Menil and Indian food.

  • Art Department showcases the creative talent of art faculty in photography, painting, drawing and ceramics with exhibition Oct. 7- Oct. 30.

  • Come enjoy this award-winning 1944 classic on stage Oct. 17- Oct. 26 with a post-show talk-back Sunday, Oct. 19.

  • Don’t miss this information-packed seminar series Oct. 1- Oct. 29 designed to help business owners and their employees maximize the success of their business.

  • The LSC-Montgomery fine arts department has announced an exciting lineup for the upcoming fall semester. Mark your calendars now, and come enjoy the many talented artists and performers at LSC-Montgomery. All events are open to the community and admission prices vary, with many being free of charge.

  • In light of the recent suicide of actor, comedian, and filmmaker Robin Williams, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Human Services Student Organization and the Psych Club feel there’s an urge for more awareness about depression and mood disorders.
  • LSC-Montgomery is pleased to welcome Cristina Mendoza as the newly appointed director of bands and professor of music. Beginning this fall, Mendoza will conduct the college’s symphonic band and jazz ensembles.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), in collaboration with The Sons of the Republic of Texas, is offering a history lecture featuring forensic sculptor Amanda Danning on Tuesday, September 16, from 1-3 p.m., at LSC-University Center at Montgomery, room 200.
  • Patricia Sendelbach is no stranger to the role of vice president of administrative services at Lone Star College-Montgomery, and its importance to the Lone Star College System. She served as interim in this capacity since January 2014, and was recently selected to continue in a permanent role.
  • Music lovers are in for a treat this month when the Lone Star College-Kingwood music department kicks off the fall season with the return of the popular faculty showcase, “Stellar Evening.”  Now in its 18th year, Stellar Evening is a 75-minute recital by members of the LSC-Kingwood teaching staff, who will perform a variety of selections in the new, acoustically superb recital hall.

  • President's Community Newsletter & 30th Anniversary

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood will be honoring the contributions of Hispanics in America during Hispanic Heritage Month, Sept. 15-Oct. 15. During the month-long celebration, the Intercultural Center and the Office of Student Life invite the community to two events.
  • Lone Star College-CyFair reached a historic milestone when Peggy Hicks registered Omar De La Cruz, a non-traditional veteran student, as the fall semester’s 20,000th student at 11:32 a.m. Saturday Aug. 23.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • Kathy Johanson, division operations specialist at Lone Star College-Montgomery, and nursing professor, Carol Girocco, have a very lofty goal in mind for campus blood drives in 2014-2015. They intend to create lifelong civic partnerships and make them a maverick culture at the college.
  • Lone Star College System continues to play a major role in the regional economy – adding $3.1 billion in economic impact directly into the local community each year.
  • Enjoy a variety of visual and performing arts highlighting Lone Star College-CyFair’s student and faculty talent in the Bosque Gallery and in the Main Stage Theatre this fall.

  • Learn about astrology, wildlife around campus, leather goods and new healing techniques this September in the free weekly L.I.F.E. programs at Lone Star College-CyFair.

  • It’s time for active adults 50 and better to enjoy making new friends as well as a wide variety of classes, day trips, activities and experiences and register for the Academy for Lifelong Learning.

  • Did you miss fall registration at Lone Star College-Montgomery? Don’t worry! A variety of ‘Late Start’ courses are still available.
  • Lone Star College System has once again been recognized as a top 10 producer of associate degrees nationally, ranking fourth among all community colleges in the U.S.
  • In the business world, money is the bottom line, and Laura Crockett, Brittany McVey, and John Woodward, recent graduates of Lone Star College-Montgomery, know this first hand. 

  • With the November elections around the corner and political races heading up, Lone Star College-Kingwood invites the community to attend a series of candidate forums and events this fall. Hosted by the college Center for Civic Engagement, the forums will give students, faculty, staff and the community an opportunity to learn more about the candidates who are running for public office. Constituents can meet the candidates, listen to their positions and ask questions.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s Discovery College is building children’s minds—literally, after a successful week of Woodworking Camp! Part of the productivity is due, however, to the generosity of the Magnolia/West Woodlands Home Depot, which donated most of the supplies. 
  • Fall is right around the corner, and registration is wrapping up for the 2014 fall semester at LSC-Montgomery and LSC-Conroe Center.
  • Fifteen area high school graduates have been chosen as the inaugural class of Chancellor’s Honors College Fellows at LSC-Kingwood. Parents and family were on hand recently when the college hosted a reception to recognize these bright students and welcome them to the new program, a highlight of this inaugural year for The Honors College at LSCS. Recipients of the award receive funding to pursue a course of study culminating in an honors AA or AS degree with Lone Star College.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery starts off its fall schedule with “Surface Time,” an exhibit by Mark Greenwalt, on display August 25 to September 26 in the gallery, which is located in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D). 

  • There is a huge demand for middle skills workers in the greater Houston area. Lone Star College System is looking to add technical trainers to help fill this critical jobs gap.
  • Since the turn of the century, the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery has offered intriguing lectures, workshops, and seminars for the 50-plus retired or semi-retired community.
  • CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology has planned a series of fall open houses at its facility, located at 910 E. Richey Road in Houston. Designed to introduce prospective students to the school’s offerings, the first of the fall open houses will take place on Monday, Sept. 8 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., with a second planned for Monday, Oct. 6, also from 5:30 p.m. to  7:30 p.m.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts has announced an exciting lineup for the upcoming fall semester. Mark your calendars now, and come enjoy the many talented artists and performers at LSC-North Harris. All events are open to the community and free, unless noted otherwise.

  • Former Lone Star College-North Harris student Sopaul Seng, has recently been accepted into the medical dosimetry program at the UT MD Anderson Allied School of Health Sciences. Medical dosimetry involves the measurement and calculation of radiation doses used in the treatment of cancer patients.

  • Lone Star College System has partnered with Texas Workforce Commission and Workforce Solutions to provide free training opportunities in Welding and Ironworking for people facing financial hardships.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s annual Fall Faculty Art Show opens Monday, Aug. 25 and will run until Sept. 30 in the college Fine Arts Gallery. The Faculty Art Show is designed to showcase recent work of art faculty members and to promote art classes offered at LSC-Kingwood. Select art pieces will be for sale and a portion of the proceeds will go toward the Art Scholarship Fund to be presented at the juried Student Art Show in summer 2015.

  • It’s not too late to register for fall classes at Lone Star College-North Harris, LSC-Greenspoint Center and LSC-Victory Center. Classes begin August 25, and advisors are available to assist students with the registration process at each location.

  • Lone Star College System, in collaboration with The University of Texas at Austin and The University of Texas System, is leading the Texas Reverse Transfer Initiative (TRTI), which awards associate degrees to students who have earned the necessary credits after transferring to a four-year institution.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees voted to approve the 2014-15 operating budget and to put a bond referendum before area voters on Nov. 4.
  • Kicking off the fall art gallery season, is “Mostly Mixed Messages”  featuring the talent of Lone Star College-CyFair Speech Professor Stacy Gresell.

  • Lone Star College-CyFair’s Student Research Award winners Ibrahim Iqbal, Nancy Amin and Judith Moore, not only earned recognition and a grade for their research projects, but they also received $500, $300 and $100 respectively.

  • ) Lone Star College Fall semester classes start Aug. 25 and LSC-CyFair can help ease the admissions and registration process with a variety of Enrollment Management information sessions this August.

  • Is your business hiring?  Join the Career Services department at Lone Star College-Kingwood on Tuesday, Sept. 9 for Career Connections Day, a job fair presenting employment opportunities for students. The event will be held from noon to 2 p.m. in the John E. Pickelman Student-Conference Center on campus. Local businesses that currently have positions available are invited to participate.  This is a great forum to connect with LSC-Kingwood students and recruit conscientious, motivated employees.

  • Disney Institute is bringing its renowned professional development course, “Disney’s Approach to Business Excellence,” to Lone Star College-University Park Thursday, Sept. 18.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing of the 2014-2015 Proposed Budget on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381, followed immediately by a workshop and regular meeting. 
  • Lone Star College System will be holding open house events in August and September for the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), a membership program geared toward adults 50-plus who are looking to continue their educational endeavors.
  • The 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.

  • What is it like to step on a stage for the first time to act and sing in an opera or a musical? It is exciting, no doubt, but it can also be quite disconcerting as each performer must simultaneously sing memorized words—often in a foreign language—to the right notes and rhythms, with feeling, and do so while acting in a dramatic but natural manner. This is tough! Welcome to Kingwood’s Summer Opera Young Artist Program (YAP) at Lone Star College-Kingwood.

  • Legal permanent residents interested in becoming a United States citizen are invited to attend the fifth annual Immigration and Citizenship Workshop at Lone Star College-Kingwood on Aug. 23 from 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.
  • Lone Star College System and FMC Technologies have opened a shared Fluid Control Services Training Lab for service technicians at the Lone Star College Energy & Manufacturing Institute.
  • LSC- Tomball Pharmacy Technology is currently accepting student applications for the 2014 fall semester program. The deadline for student application submission is Thursday, July 24, 2014. Careers in the healthcare industry are ever-increasing across our nation and around the world. The field of Pharmacy Technology is rapidly growing with expected growth rates of 32 percent in the next eight years nationwide.  

  • This summer, 121 high school students from Aldine ISD are taking advantage of a program at Lone Star College-North Harris designed to help them acquire the skills and motivation to become successful, first-generation college students.
  • Fall is right around the corner, and registration is in full swing for the 2014 fall semester at LSC-Montgomery and LSC-Conroe Center.  The 2014 school year will feature new course offerings in live entertainment technology, which has added a video component, automotive technology, and other programs. Classes begin Monday, August 25.

  • Registration is underway for LSC-Tomball Fall. Take advantage of these fast-track methods to getting ahead with your degree plan. 

  • Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library will be hosting Workforce Solutions’ free seminar “Interviewing” which is designed to help job seekers make the best possible first impression in today’s competitive job market on July 23, 1-3 pm.

  • Lone Star College Atascocita Center will host an Engineering information session Tuesday, July 29 from 5:30 p.m-6:30 p.m. in Room 212 located at 15903 West Lake Houston Pkwy.  Designed for students interested in a major of engineering, information will include the course sequence for students preparing to begin college as well as the transfer pathway into a university engineering program.  Students currently enrolled at Lone Star College and those still in high school are encouraged to attend.

  • The CHI Lone Star College School of Cosmetology invites the community to take advantage of discounted salon services offered as part of the school’s curriculum. The growing school, a partnership with industry leader Farouk Systems, Inc., offers day and evening hours to help accommodate even the busiest person’s schedule.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris has announced its newest partnership with three Houston-area KIPP high schools.

  • Penny Westerfeld has been named interim president of LSC-North Harris. Westerfeld replaces Dr. Steve Head, who was appointed chancellor for the Lone Star College System effective August 1. Westerfeld will assume her interim duties on August 1 as well.

  • Penny Westerfeld has been named interim president of LSC-North Harris. Westerfeld replaces Dr. Steve Head, who was appointed chancellor for the Lone Star College System effective August 1.  Westerfeld will assume her interim duties on August 1 as well.
  • A select group of Lone Star College-North Harris students will be taking the trip of a lifetime this summer. As part of the China U.S. Exchange Foundation, 18 students from LSC-North Harris will visit China August 2-16.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees Tuesday voted unanimously to appoint Dr. Steve Head as the next chancellor of LSCS.
  • Lone Star College-North Harris has recently named Dr. Daria Willis as the dean of instruction for the LSC-Greenspoint and LSC-Victory Centers. In her new position, Dr. Willis will be overseeing instruction at both centers and providing professional assistance for the faculty and staff.

  • The CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology will be hosting a Senior Showcase on Tuesday, July 22 from 10 a.m. to noon.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting July 1, 2014 at 4 p.m. in the Board Room of the Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4356.
  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Theatre Department presents DreamWorks Theatricals’ “Shrek: The Musical.” Performances are scheduled for July 10 through July 13. Visit http://Lonestar.edu/Tomball-Drama to purchase tickets online. 

  • LSC-Tomball will be closed for the Independence Day holiday Thursday, July 3 - Sunday, July 6. All offices will be closed and classes will not be held. The LSC-Tomball Community Library will close at 5 pm on July 3 and remain closed through July 4. The library will be open on Saturday, July 5, from 10 am to 5 pm; the library is always closed on Sundays. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, July 7.

  • The Mainstage Theatre at LSC-Montgomery has been turned into a pop-up storybook as the drama department prepares for its summer musical production of A Year With Frog and Toad. This fun-filled, family musical follows the beloved characters Frog and Toad from the popular children book series of Frog and Toad by Arnold Lobel.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees unanimously approved the 2014 tax exemptions for qualified residents in Harris, Montgomery and San Jacinto counties.
  • “Getting involved - and really taking advantage of the programs such as Phi Theta Kappa, Student Ambassadors, honors - opened doors for me to so many other possibilities," said Amber Morrison, LSC-CyFair 2010 graduate and future lawyer.

  • Enjoy learning more about presidential elections, health benefits of laughter yoga, adventures in Costa Rica and essential oils this August at Lone Star College-CyFair.

  • Lone Star College System is helping unemployed individuals find new careers by partnering with Texas Workforce Solutions to offer free workforce training.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery will feature selected works from art students in the Annual Juried Student Art Show July 1-24, 2014.  The show is sponsored by the Durdin Family, owners of Parkway Family Mazda and Kia. The Juried Student Art Show will include art work produced in studio art classes during the 2013-2014 academic year. The students’ art work will be judged in three categories: Photography, 2-D (Design I, Design III and Drawing) and 3-D (ceramics).

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s new self-defense class for women is bringing mothers and daughters together to learn how to protect themselves from potentially dangerous situations. Although the course is designed for all women, age 14 to senior citizens, a number of mother-daughter teams have attended and discovered the experience to be another way to bond. Chris Mandelski, the mother of Cate and Lily, wishes she had taken this course when she was a teen.

  • Lone Star College-Atascocita Center has found an innovative way to help students register for fall semester closer to home. A large portable trailer, called the Mobile Go Center, has been retrofitted with about 20 desks and laptops for student use. Beginning in July, the Mobile Go Center will be parked at the Atascocita Center on four Mondays: July 14, 21, 28 and August 4 from 10 a.m. to noon.

  • LSC-Kingwood’s Men’s Center will hold a Hispanic Male Institute (HIM) July 14-17, 2014. The program is open to young men ages 13 through 15. “The purpose of HIM is to expose our young Hispanic men to life after high school,” explained Al Dorsey, director of The Men’s Center. “Participants will engage in leadership workshops, learn life skills and study the Hispanic culture,” added Dorsey.

  • The Kingwood Summer Opera (KSO) will be collaborating with talent from Houston’s top-drawer arts and music scene this month in two performances of the Richard Strauss’ masterpiece “Ariadne Auf Naxos.” The two-hour opera will be presented on Lone Star College-Kingwood’s recently remodeled Main Stage in the Performing Art Center, June 27 at 7:30 p.m. and June 29 at 2:30 p.m. Theatre goers will especially enjoy the rich, sensual and beautiful music which includes lots of special vocal pyrotechnics.

  • The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council is now accepting nominations from the community for the 28th Annual Small Business of the Year awards sponsored by BBVA Compass Bank.
  • Several Lone Star College-CyFair students recently had the opportunity to gain a little business perspective as Cy-Fair Houston Chamber of Commerce luncheon attendees. 

  • Brett Hall’s acrylic painting exhibition “A New Look” on display July 14 – Aug. 14 raises awareness of Native American issues.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted unanimously to name Dr. Steve Head as the next chancellor of LSCS.
  • Several graduates from Lone Star College-Montgomery’s dynamic music program are taking their education and experience “on the road” as transfer students. Approximately 20 music students from LSC-Montgomery are transferring this fall to four-year universities to complete a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in the music field.
  • Dr. Craig Livingston Honored by the Mormon History AssociationLSC-Montgomery history professor, Dr. Craig Livingston, was recently honored when his latest book was awarded the 2014 Best International Book by the Mormon History Association (MHA). Livingston was presented with this distinction – along with a cash prize – at the MHA annual conference in San Antonio last week.
  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “Little Shop of Horrors,” by  Howard Ashman. Performances are scheduled for June 24 through June 29.

  • The Kingwood Big Band will celebrate America’s birthday early with a patriotic concert on Saturday, June 28 at Lone Star College-Kingwood. The Patriotic Celebration Concert, also sponsored by the Rotary Club of East Montgomery County, will take place at 2 p.m. in the college’s Student-Conference Center. The band will perform jazz favorites and well-known music from the Big Band era in honor of the Independence Day Holiday.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a special meeting June 10, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381-4356. The purpose of the meeting is consideration and naming of finalist for next chancellor of Lone Star College System.
  • Statistics show those students taking advantage of the Academic Success Center resources were much more successful in class and in particular, the areas of biology, chemistry, English, math and physics.

  • Second-year nursing program student Megan Caroll was selected as one of three $1000 scholarship recipients as part of the Houston Chronicle’s 13th annual Salute to Nurses, a program recognizing nurses and health care organizations during National Nurses Appreciation Week. 

  • This month's Star of the Month, Gabriella “Gabby” Bazan , decided to begin her college experience with the Lone Star College System because “starting off at a community college, yes, saves you money, but it really helps you establish a feeling of freedom and independence,” she said.  

  • With comic twists, turns and a little audience participation, learning lessons about life is fun for the whole family with this production of "Aesop’s (Oh So Slightly) Updated Fables.” 

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, June 5, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • Hurricane season officially begins June 1 and the Lone Star College System urges its students, faculty and staff to review their plans in the event a hurricane threatens the Texas Gulf Coast.
  • The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center announced this week that Sheila Zea Greaver has joined its advisory council.
  • Both father and son are interested in going to Sam Houston State University to become teachers. Ken Levin said if his health permits him, he’d like to teach college history and political science. Herschel’s goal is initially teaching students with special needs, but ultimately law school to help immigrants in need of legal assistance.

  • Take a break from the summer heat and enjoy a little history, books, cupcakes, dance, muscles, the oldest Texan, bandana craft and the Chelsea Flower Show this summer.

  • A new program at LSC-Montgomery offers an innovative, high-tech look into the human body—one “slice” at a time. The new computed tomography advanced technical certificate program, which builds on the associate of applied science degree in medical radiologic technology, prepares students to operate specialized equipment to produce cross-sectional images—or “slices”—that aide physicians in diagnosing patients.
  • The Lone Star College System Leadership North Houston honored Darcy Mingoia and Mike Sullivan during its 19th annual graduation and awards dinner held May 15.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees announced that it has identified two finalists for consideration to become the next LSCS chancellor.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood is offering an eight-hour basic self-defense course designed to instruct women on ways to protect themselves in the event of an attack. The class will meet Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8 p.m., on June 9, 11, 16 and 18 in the Fitness Center dance studio, located on campus at the intersection of Royston Road and Sorters Road. All women, ages 14 and older, are encouraged to attend.

  • Lone Star College System facilities will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday beginning May 24 through May 26. Regular office operations resume Tuesday, May 27.
  • Illustrating the story of St. Drogo, Nicholas Papas imagines and depicts key moments in this incredible story and presents them as a series of painted episodes in this summer exhibition June 9 – July 3.

  • History teachers, professors and people interested in the subject are invited to Lone Star College-Kingwood’s second annual History Day Conference on June 19 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The event will be held in the Student-Conference Center. Designed to be interactive and thought provoking, this conference is for community members interested in the examination of World War I and its effects on the modern world. Participants will also receive resources and tools needed for classroom instruction.

  • With plans to pursue dual degrees in cultural anthropology and international business at Cornell University when she graduates as an Honors Scholar with Distinction this fall, Brittany White said Honors College, which include classes that are not more work, just more in-depth, has opened doors for her academically and challenged her personally, too.

  • Rose Peppers-Hernandez took a long and challenging path to her current status as a student at Lone Star College-North Harris. The recent graduate of the LSC-North Harris GED program experienced a personal tragedy that became the motivation for a new career and the ongoing pursuit of her education.

  • he Rotary Club of East Montgomery County is playing a critical role in supporting Nicaraguan mothers and their children. “T-shirts for Nicaragua,” a project designed to collect T-shirts which are then cut and hemmed and turned into diapers was embraced by LSC-Kingwood’s Occupational Therapy Assistant  (OTA) program. Nicaragua is the second poorest country in Latin America where households headed by women under the age of 15 are among the poorest and most disadvantaged groups in the country.

  • Graduates of LSC-Montgomery’s physical therapist assistant (PTA) program are entering a vigorous healthcare field, securing high-paying jobs, and setting themselves up for a lifelong career helping others. In fact, Dr. Renee Pruitt, PTA program director at LSC-Montgomery, estimated that 75 percent of physical therapist assistants in the local area are graduates of LSC-Montgomery’s program.
  • For those wanting to pursue a career in the film and video industry, the live entertainment technology (LET) program at LSC-Montgomery is now offering a curriculum with a concentration in video with integration into live entertainment. The LET-Video component, an addition to the popular LET program, will allow students to learn the basics of shooting and editing video.
  • There is still time left to register for summer classes at Lone Star College-North Harris! The first summer session begins June 2 and runs through July 8, and the second summer session will take place July 10 through August 17.

  • More than 6,000 Lone Star College System students were eligible to receive their associate degrees or certificates this spring as part of commencement ceremonies held May 9 and 10 for all six Lone Star Colleges.
  • LSC-Montgomery's 2014 Discovery College youth camps provide fun, hands-on learning activities to keep children entertained—and informed—this summer. It begins Monday, June 9, through August 7. Courses will be held on a weekly basis, Mondays through Thursdays, with morning and afternoon sessions starting at just $89!   

  • Woodforest National Bank CEO Speaks at LSC-Montgomery. Dr. David Gottlieb, poses with Dr. Austin Lane, president of LSC-Montgomery, and Robert Marling, CEO of Woodforest National Bank following a recent presentation at the college.
  • As vice president of student success for Lone Star College-Kingwood, Dr. Darrin Rankin frequently speaks to students about the importance of empowerment and education. He has presented internationally in places like South Africa and Europe regarding his passion for student engagement and the experience of the African American male.

  • Many people who enjoy helping others have enrolled in a program at LSC-Montgomery that equips them for meaningful careers. Human services, a program with an estimated current enrollment of 200, is offered only at Lone Star College System's Montgomery campus.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s annual GED Graduation Ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 14, at 6:30 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre, located in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • Lone Star College-North Harris medical assisting program students recently competed in the second annual Student Knowledge Bowl at the Texas Society of Medical Assistants (TSMA) annual education conference and general assembly meeting in Houston.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood, in partnership with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Family Time Crisis and Counseling Center, is offering a free community awareness seminar about human trafficking on Wednesday, May 28, 1:30-4:30 p.m., hosted on the LSC-Kingwood campus.

  • The National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) at The University of Texas at Austin announced that 24 Lone Star College System faculty members will receive the NISOD Excellence Award.
  • The Lone Star College-North Harris competitive speech and debate team continued their tradition of success by winning the 2014 Silvia Mariner’s Perpetual Sweepstakes Award at this year’s Phi Rho Pi National Speech Tournament. LSC-North Harris is only the third Texas school to win the award since its inception in 1970.
  • Shawna Beaudreau, former Navy veteran and student at Lone Star College-University Park, shares her story about motherhood. Her daughter, Anna, happened to be born at the naval base where Shawna was stationed shortly after 9/11.

  • Students in LSC-Montgomery's health-related programs will be able to continue their education with less worry about finances thanks to scholarship funds raised at Healthier U, the college's annual wellness expo and job fair.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris student Tara Alcera, recently attended the prestigious Clinton Global Initiative University Conference (CGI U) at Arizona State University, where she represented a health education project that she and her high school classmates created in the southern Philippines.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris students recently participated,  along with 5,000 other students from six continents, in the 2014 National Model United Nations-NY (NMUN-NY) conference in New York City. The LSC-North Harris delegation was represented by Jenn Allen, Marcus Buck, Glaydon De Freitas, Janet Flores, Naziat Khan, Tam Nguyen and faculty advisor Dr. Diana Cooley.

  • Thanks to the generous dress donations from the Cy-Fair community, the Prom Closet has provided teens with financial need a dress for their prom, military awards banquet, musical performance and other special occasions for 10 years. Help replenish the closet for next year's event.

  • Former NFL linebacker Marcus Wilkins will address the 2014 graduating class at Lone Star College-University Park’s May 9 commencement, which will be held at 7 p.m. in West Dining.

  • LSC-Tomball’s student organization Students Together Achieving Radiant Success (STARS) has been announced as a grand prize winner in advocacy organization ONE.org’s Campus Challenge Season 7.  

  • Flight LSC-Montgomery departed from the Lone Star Executive Airport in Conroe last month, bound for Nashua, New Hampshire. The passengers? Twenty-six dogs, whose lives were rescued due to the generosity of the faculty, staff and students at LSC-Montgomery. Collectively, they raised over $3,800 to remove these animals from area shelters and transport them to happy owners across the country.
  • Bring the family to enjoy a Sunday afternoon with these talented students as they perform classical percussion, drumline, Stevie Wonder tunes, trash can pieces and a myriad of percussion acts in their season finale 20th anniversary concert!

  • Commencement at Lone Star College-University Park is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, May 9 at West Dining on the campus located at 20515 SH 249 (at Louetta Road). We proudly spotlight graduates from the 2014 commencement class of LSC-University Park.

  • It's time to register for summer and fall classes available at three convenient locations.

  • Looking for a fun and educational activity for your child this summer? Why not enroll them in Discovery College at Lone Star College!
  • If you’re 16 years-of-age or older, you’re invited to apply and join the Lone Star College-Discovery College team as a summer volunteer. At Discovery College, volunteers work with students, providing the close supervision and assistance to the director, instructors and campus. Everyone at Lone Star College has an understanding and appreciation for the impact volunteers make. The goal is to match volunteer expectations with what is best for students.

  • The new 70,000 square-foot Energy and Manufacturing Institute (EMI) will be dedicated at a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on May 14. The building, located on the campus of Lone Star College-University Park at 11521 Compaq Center West Drive, will be a hub for high-tech workforce training in energy and manufacturing.

  • Lone Star College will feature its Energy & Manufacturing Institute at the upcoming 2014 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC).
  • May 1 Event Part of Countywide Writers in Performance Program - Continuing the long-running annual tradition of sonnet and verse, LSC-Montgomery's Writers In Performance series hosts a celebration in honor of acclaimed poet Walt Whitman's birthday, on Thursday, May 1, at 3 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).
  • The Lone Star College Foundation’s annual StarGala 2014 was a record-breaking success – raising more than $630,000 for Lone Star College System student scholarships.
  • The Houston Chamber Choir presents three performances in and around the Houston area of Love Me Do! Love Songs of the '60s, – the 1860s & 1960s, that is! The Houston Chamber Choir’s 18th season comes to a classic close with Brahms's popular Liebeslieder
  • Colt Metz and Other Graduates Recognized at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Commencement Ceremony
    At 12 years old, Colt Metz had enough drive and determination to launch the life he dreamed of—one full of family, service, and success. Now, the 18-year-old home-schooled student from Huntsville is on the fast-track to reaching his goals—simultaneously completing high school and graduating from LSC-Montgomery in one momentous feat.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • When LSC-Montgomery advertised a "free ride" for selected students who wanted to transfer to Texas A&M, it didn't take long for Matthew Samford's phone to start ringing. Samford, an academic counselor and one of the coordinators of the college's newly-formed Transfer, Recruitment and Career (TRAC) Center, knew students would be interested.
  • Lone Star College System Honors student Janet Flores won a Dennis Boe Award for her honors project, “Surveying Mueschke Cemetery: A Community Preservation Project Led by Applied Geomatics.”
  • According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the increasing demand for electricians and electrical technologists will continue with faster than average job growth over the next few years. In response to this demand, LSC-Tomball is now offering an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree and a Level 2 certification as an electrical technologist.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s General Education Development (GED) graduation ceremony and reception will be held May 15 at 6:30 p.m. in the college’s gymnasium (Fitness Training Center). GED graduates, who passed the exam April 2013– December 2013, will participate in a traditional cap and gown ceremony.

  • The staff members at LSC-Montgomery are a key component to ensuring student success. Recently, four individuals—Maria “Lupe” Flores-Fitz, Mary Kay Holbeck, Patty O’Neal, and Jack Richardson—were recognized for their outstanding service with the college’s annual Staff Excellence Award.
  • Lone Star College-CyFair welcomes Mayor Annise Parker as the May 10 commencement speaker for approximately 450 graduates.

  • Lone Star College System will host a career job fair April 29 that is free of charge and open to the public.
  • Since its inception in 2007, the land surveying and mapping technology program at LSC-Montgomery has helped students launch lucrative careers in an evolving, high-tech field that traces its beginning back to ancient Egypt.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance Series, in partnership with the Montgomery County Literary Arts Council, will celebrate National Poetry Month with a reading by one of the most celebrated young poets in the country.  Carrie Fountain will read and discuss her award winning poetry on Thursday, April 24, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F). The event is free to the public.
  •  Lone Star College-Kingwood music faculty member, Gottfried Schiller will perform a 70-minute epic work of Franz Shubert’s dramatic song cycle Die Schöne Müllerin (The Fair Maid of the Mill) as part of a fundraiser for the Kingwood Summer Opera, Friday, April 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. “I love America and I love teaching at LSC-Kingwood,” said Schiller, who is studying to become an American citizen.

  • If you are good with your hands, and have a natural curiosity for how machines work, industrial diesel technology could be a successful and rewarding career for you. Lone Star College-North Harris recently launched a new industrial diesel technology program, with summer classes now open for registration.

  • Lone Star College System was recently honored by the Center for Digital Education (CDE) for its innovative uses of technology to achieve first-rate student learning environments.
  • CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology has planned a series of open houses at its new facility, located at 910 E. Richey Road in Houston. Designed to introduce prospective students to the school’s offerings, the next open house will take place on Monday, May 5 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • LSC-Kingwood will observe Earth Week the week of April 21-25, 2014 with the screening of two films. The film, “Chasing Ice” will be screened on Monday, April 21 at 12:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. in the Teaching Theatre, CLA Room 114. The film is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet.

  • Lone Star College System facilities will be closed for spring holiday break beginning April 18 through April 20. Regular office operations resume Monday, April 21.
  • Fall registration at Lone Star College-North Harris, Lone Star College-Greenspoint Center and Lone Star College-Victory Center is now underway. The 2014 school year will feature academic and university-transfer courses, as well as workforce training, such as the new industrial diesel technology program. The fall semester begins August 25, so be sure to register early and beat the crowd.
  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents a showcase of one-act plays featuring: “Waiting,” by Ethan Coen and “Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen,” by Tennessee Williams. Performances are scheduled for April 23 through April 25.

  • Make your cosmetology career goals a reality at Lone Star College-North Harris. Cosmetology operators are currently in high demand in the Houston area, and LSC-North Harris partners with world-renowned hair care company CHI to offer a part-time cosmetology operator program for professional certification.

  • LSC-Tomball will be closed for the Spring Holiday this Friday through Sunday, April 18-19. All offices will be closed and classes will not be held. The LSC-Tomball Community Library will be closed both Friday and Saturday for the holiday. The library is always closed Sundays. Normal business operations and classes will resume Monday, April 21.

  • Lone Star College-University Park has announced exciting, new course offerings for the 2014 fall semester that starts Aug. 25. Registration for fall is now underway and students are urged to register early since classes fill quickly.

  • Lone Star College Kingwood’s Dance Department will hold their Spring Faculty Dance Concert Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center’s Mainstage. The campus is located at 20000 Kingwood Drive. The LSC-Kingwood Dance Department’s motto: “Where Dancers Become Artists” is dedicated to giving students the opportunity to develop professional skills in and through the art of dance.

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Theatre Department will hold open auditions for its summer musical production of “Shrek” on Wednesday, April 30 at 5:30 p.m. and Saturday, May 3 at 10 a.m. in the Black Box Theater (E 171).  

  • A Lone Star College-Kingwood student was named a Phi Theta Kappa 2014 Distinguished Chapter Officer. William Howell will be presented with the honor at the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society’s Hallmark Awards Gala April 24-26 in Orlando, Florida. Distinguished Chapter Officers were nominated by their chapters through the Hallmark Awards application process and were chosen based on a student’s demonstration of leadership, promotion of Honors in Action...

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Art Gallery will present, “Emergence” original prints by artist Sang-Mi Yoo May 14 through June 12, 2014. An artist talk/reception will be held Wednesday, May 14 at 12 p.m. According to Yoo’s biography, the artist photographs homes that are at the edge, where urbanization and tradition meet.

  • Graduating students in the Visual Communication Department at Lone Star College-Kingwood have worked long and hard preparing their portfolios and on Wednesday, April 30, their hard work will be on display. The Visual Communication Portfolio Show will showcase the work of students from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Administration Building, room 202.

  • The LSC-Tomball Art Gallery is showing the art of a group of nine painters that call themselves the “Painted Ladies.” Working as a group for more than 10 years, they originally met in a painting class taught by LSC-Tomball art professor Earl Staley. Each of the women’s painting style is quite different, ranging from realistic representation to abstract. The exhibition runs through April 30 at LSC-Tomball Art Gallery in the Beckendorf Conference Center.

  • Enjoy the wonders of the nighttime sky during LSC-Montgomery’s annual “Star Party” on Wednesday, April 16, at 7 p.m., in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102.
  • Learn what employers really want at Lone Star College-CyFair’s Speaking of Business Series panel discussion on workforce readiness.

  • Come learn about service dogs, therapies on stem cells, a little two-step dancing and brain gymnastics at the free weekly programs this May.

  • The Chamber Singers from LSC-Montgomery will present "A Night at the Opera," the music department's annual scholarship fundraiser, on Friday, May 2, at 7 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre, located in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • The Chamber Singers from LSC-Montgomery will present "A Night at the Opera," the music department's annual scholarship fundraiser, on Friday, May 2, at 7 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre, located in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • Is there a link between student success and visits to the Houston Museum of Natural Science or the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston? If education values critical thinking with a broad knowledge of the world, then the ideal place to start might be the humanities.

  • Registration for the Lone Star College System 2014 fall semester is underway. Students are urged to register early to ensure getting the best selection of classes and times for the fall semester which starts Aug. 25.
  • LSC-Conroe Center has teamed up with Workforce Solutions to provide free workforce training to unemployed individuals seeking employment in the high-demand career fields of welding and machining.
  • Come and meet other members of the community by joining the Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL). The ALL program offers more than 100 classes each year, ranging from technology to watercolor art.

  • In the course or human history there are many excellent works of art-in painting, literature, architecture, drama, and music that can be called masterpieces. However, of those masterpieces there are but a select few that can truly be called transcendent in their universal power to communicate across the ages by the mastery of the work’s creator.  The Brahms Requiem is such a piece.

  • Lone Star College Kingwood will host an Engineering session Wednesday, April 23 from 5:30 p.m-6:30 p.m. in the Student Services Center located at 20000 Kingwood Drive.  Designed for students interested in a major of engineering, information will include the course sequence for students preparing to begin college as well as the transfer pathway into a university engineering program.  Students currently enrolled at Lone Star College and those still in high school are encouraged to attend.
  • Lone Star College System has partnered with 60 other colleges and universities in Texas to become part of the Association of American Colleges and Universities LEAP Texas initiative, a voluntary collation which seeks to advance higher levels of learning among college students.
  • LSC-Montgomery was honored with 2013 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation and sponsored by Toyota to honor colleges and universities for effective campus forest management and for engaging staff and students in conservation goals.
  • The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center announced this week that Rick Hatcher and Mikelyn Martin have joined its advisory council.
  • From student and colleague nominations, four outstanding adjunct faculty are being recognized for their professionalism and commitment to student learning and success.

  • Come to enjoy the exhibition featuring student work -  in mediums from photography, painting and drawing to design and ceramics - and stay to meet the student artists in person at the closing reception and awards ceremony Thursday, May 1.

  • LSC-CyFair’s pop singers and pop songwriting classes are joining forces with the Glee Club for a one-night-only concert set May 1.

  • Lone Star College-University Park, in conjunction with the Methodist Hospital System, will host a blood drive event on April 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bldg. 13, 2nd Floor.

  • Join the Lone Star College-CyFair Chamber Singers for an all-American concert “My Country Tis of Thee.”

  • Free tax preparation assistance to seniors and low- to middle- income individuals are available through April 14 on a first-come, first-served basis in the library, room 131.

  • Don’t let your current job stand in the way of expanding your education. LSC-North Harris is now offering a part-time, evening 12-week summer session for esthetician students at the new CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology.

  • Come see an epic tale of passion and destruction in 19th century France with the upcoming performances of “Les Misérables” in the Main Stage Theatre.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris Latin America Student Organization (LASO) will host the LASO Cultural Showcase, on Apr. 8 at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Services Center, Conference Center, located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston. The event will feature Gwendolyn Zepeda, author and the City of Houston’s first poet laureate. This event is free and open to the public, but seating is limited.
  • Precision, programming, and manufacturing are key components of machining, an evolving career field that’s offering new jobs statewide. For those looking to start their future in the machining industry, LSC-Conroe Center is beginning a new series of machining classes on April 21.
  • Love Abraham Lincoln or loathe him, most of us can benefit from learning more about the iconic president, his impact on the nation and how he has been perceived across time. John M. Barr, professor of history at Lone Star College-Kingwood, has just the book. Loathing Lincoln: An American Tradition from the Civil War to the Present by the veteran educator and historian will be published April 7 by LSU Press, a leading publisher in the areas of Southern and Civil War history.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, April 3, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • Sometimes, bettering your career requires burning the midnight oil, or for welders, burning the midnight flame. Beginning in May, LSC-Conroe Center will offer late night welding classes from 10:15 p.m.-2:15 a.m., allowing students to gain additional welding skills or complete almost every class needed for the Welding Workforce Skills Award certificate after dark.
  • Bring multiple copies of reumes and dress professionally for possible on-site interviews for the Technical Careers and Skilled Trades Career Fair.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris will host its Technical Careers and Skilled Trades Career Fair April 3, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Student Services Building Conference Center. This event is free of charge, open to the public and hosted by Lone Star College Office of Workforce Education and Corporate Partnerships.
  • Lone Star College System will offer three career job fairs in April that are free of charge and open to the public.
  • The pride of LSC-University Park will be on full display April 3 as we welcome the community to a Roar-UP Open House event. Join us from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. and experience what LSC-University Park has to offer.

  • To avoid the stampede (and stress!) of last-minute registration, all LSC-Montgomery Mavericks are encouraged to register for both the upcoming summer and fall semesters during “Avoid the Stampede,” an on-campus, express registration event held Wednesday, April 9, and Thursday, April 10, and continuing throughout the month of April.
  • Professors John Burghduff, Fay Lee, Shawn Miller and Lori Richter, who are all passionate about the respective subjects they teach and genuinely care about their students, are being honored for their outstanding service and in the classroom and beyond helping student achieve success.

  • Visual Communication students at Lone Star College-Kingwood will have a chance to showcase their work at the annual Visual Communication Student Show April 14-April 30. A free opening reception will take place at the college’s Fine Arts Gallery located in the Student Fine Arts Building at 12:00 pm on April 17. The Visual Communication Student Show will feature works from students this semester. Entrants who have taken classes within the last year were eligible to participate in this year’s show.

  • LSC-Kingwood’s Library will sponsor a Mental Health Awareness Series every Wednesday in April. The purpose of this series is to demystify what mental illness is and to educate people on the truth of what specific disorders are and how they can be treated. “The only exposure that people who suffer from mental illness get is often negative and focused on the extreme acts of violence that can happen when people reach a breaking point,” said Anthony McMillian, director of LSC-Kingwood’s Library.

  • Don’t miss “Healthier U,” LSC-Montgomery’s annual wellness expo and job fair, held Thursday, April 3, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the atrium of the Health Science Center (Building B). Other events (including a chili cook-off and golf tournament), take place at various times and locations Wednesday, April 2, and Friday, April 4.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s dance department continues to grow leaps and bounds every semester. The program, headed by Dance Professor Tiffany Nirider, exposes students to training experiences with guest artists, facilitates participation in dance festivals around the area, and offers opportunities to showcase their work.
  • LSC-Kingwood’s authority in dance was recently named one of Houston’s Top 10 Choreographers by the Houston Press. Amy Llanes, professor of dance, was selected for her contributions to dance and for being the founder/choreographer of the Rederrnus Feil Dance Company. Llanes joined LSC-Kingwood’s Department of Kinesiology and Dance in 2011. “I am deeply honored for this distinction,” said Llanes. “I am in great company with so many other talented choreographers in the Houston area.”

  • Registration is under way for summer classes during this parking garage construction project, which is expected to be finished in time for the fall semester.

  • First stop by the Fall Pre-Registration and Advising kiosks at Lone Star College-CyFair through April 8 and then attend the Registration Rally from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. April 9 in CASA to register.

  • Competing against some of the best teams across the nation, Jonathon Walton, LSC-CyFair 4N6 Speech team president and Artur Tkachev, team special events coordinator, earned national honors.

  • Lone Star College System is opening its doors and inviting the community to learn about the many advantages of enrolling at LSCS during its spring Open House week April 1 – 5.
  • Known as the “Voice of Aggieland,” the Texas A&M Singing Cadets will perform in the Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center on Sunday, March 23, at 3 p.m.  Adult tickets are $10 and tickets for children 10 & under are $5; tickets for seniors and armed forces veterans are free.    For more information, contact the box office at 281.401.1889 or Gary Cooper, PAC Manager, at 281.401.1890.  
  • Nonprofit organizations in the community in need of brochures, logos or other promotional materials can sign up to be a part of the Visual Communication’s 11th annual Design-A-Thon at Lone Star College-Kingwood. Design-A-Thon 2014 will take place Friday, April 11 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m. in the Administration Building, Room 204-A.

  • LSC-Tomball is holding a question and answer session on the services available to graduating high school seniors enrolling at LSC-Tomball who seek accommodation for disabilities. The session, open to graduating seniors and their parents, will be held on April 10. 

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Student Dance Company will present its spring Student Dance Showcase on April 11 at 7:30 p.m. Held in the Fitness and Training Center room 101, the performances are a culmination of the semester’s work by LSC-Kingwood students. This is the second performance under the college’s new Student Dance Company. The new company supports students in the creation and development of original choreography and allows for additional performance opportunities.

  • Interested in increasing your core, balance, strength and flexibility? Join Vernon Henry Tuesdays in April for Flexercise®.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees announced that it is moving forward with the process to select a new chancellor.
  • Lone Star College System will host the 11th Annual International Education Conference “Globalizing our Community” Friday, April 11 from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the LSC-Kingwood John E. Pickelman Student Conference Center.
  • LSC-CyFair’s Symphonic Band and String Ensemble peform a favorite multi-movement suite by the late Romantic Russian composer, Modest Mussorgsky in this instrumental evening concert.

  • Sign up to perform or just come to enjoy an evening of performance poetry in styles that typically range from vibrant, hip hop style to serene rhythm and rhyme.

  • Come see Donald Margulies’s comedy for mature audiences in the Black Box Theatre April 11-13.

  • Puerto Rico Soccer Hall of Famer Joseph “Joey” Serralta will discuss the benefits of understanding customer needs for a successful marketing campaign in today’s business world.

  • Join Vietnam War Veteran Larry Heinemann for this free event open to the community. Following the 7 p.m. reading, the audience is welcome to participate in a Q&A and book signing. Books will be available for sale.

  • Lone Star College System receives Heiskell Award
  • This uniquely entertaining evening features LSC-CyFair’s Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo members performing great music of the past and present including the music of Fats Waller.

  • If you have the sensation that you are drowning in paper, join the crowd. Whether it is junk mail, coupons, important bills and papers, documents that are critical or a receipt for that pack of gum, everyone can feel overwhelmed by paper. Learn the latest techniques to file and store documents by joining Certified Professional Organizer Ellen Delap April 2 for a free workshop. Delap will share her techniques and tips on organization at LSC-Kingwood’s CLA Building room 114 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Residents of Conroe and the surrounding area are invited to a CareerFest 2014 at the Lone Star College-Conroe Center on Saturday, April 12, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Those interested in learning about some of the fastest growing careers in fields such as welding, machining, automotive technology, certified nurse aide, phlebotomy, EKG, accounting, business, computer technology and more, are encouraged to attend this free event.
  • LSC-Kingwood will hold an adjunct faculty job fair, Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the Performing Arts Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The job fair is sponsored by the college’s Fire Science, Letters, Arts and Kinesiology Division. The purpose of the job fair is to recruit adjunct faculty for the fall 2014 semester. Teaching positions for the following areas will be recruited: English, Developmental English, and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).

  • Lone Star College-Tomball will host an Open House on Thursday, April 3, 4-7p.m., in the Commons. This is a terrific opportunity for those interested in learning more about what LSC-Tomball has to offer, to visit the beautiful campus and to speak directly with college representatives.  

  • March 22 Event Features Outdoor Adventures
    Power down those computers and turn off those televisions; it’s time for you and your family to get outside for the annual Texas Wildlife and Woodland Expo and Spring Fling.
  • Registration is under way for May mini-mester classes, which begin May 12 as well as Summer I classes, which begin June 2 and Summer II classes, which begin July 10.

  • Lone Star Corporate College is accepting applications for its Oil & Gas Drilling/Floor-Hand program which potentially prepares students for entry into the workforce  in eight short weeks.
  • High school graduates and non-traditional students are encouraged to attend Lone Star College-Kingwood’s open house on Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Student Conference Center. Interested students and parents will learn first-hand regarding programs offered at the campus. “We want to make the students feel like LSC-Kingwood is their home. We are here to help them in any way that we can in bridging the gap between high school and college.

  • Lone Star College System facilities will be closed for mid-semester break beginning March 10 through March 16. Regular office operations resume Monday, March 17. 
  • The National Alliance of Community and Technical Colleges (NACTC) held its 2014 Winter Conference at Lone Star College–University Park on Feb. 20-21.

    The theme of this year’s conference was: Bringing the World to the Classroom and the Classroom to the World.

  • Participants can attend information sessions on admissions, testing, advising, registration and financial aid and learn more about the variety of college’s academic and workforce programs, transfer opportunities and campus life.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s 2014 Discovery College will provide camps and other fun learning activities to keep children entertained this summer. The program begins Monday June 9 through August 7. LSC-Atascocita Center will offer classes July 7 through July 31. Courses will be held on a weekly basis on Mondays through Thursdays with morning and afternoon sessions starting at $89.

  • Registration for Lone Star College System’s popular Discovery College summer camp is now open. Discovery College runs from Monday, June 10 through Thursday, Aug. 8.
  • Lone Star College-CyFair's Student Life and Windows on the World are sponsoring events throughout March in celebration of annual Women’s Month.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts has announced an exciting lineup for March. Come out and enjoy the many talented artists and performers at LSC-North Harris. All events are open to the community and free, unless noted otherwise.
  • The best way to explore all that Lone Star College-North Harris has to offer is to see it in person. On Tuesday, April 1, from 4 to 7 p.m., LSC-North Harris will host prospective students, their families and others interested in the college’s offerings at an on-campus open house.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s drama department presents William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, April 10-12, at 7 p.m., and April 12, at 3 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre, located in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D). There will also be a special preview on April 9, at 5:30 p.m. with discounted tickets and a food reception beginning at 4:30 p.m. Tickets for any of the performances can be purchased anytime online or at the box office on the day of the performance.
  • Known as the “Voice of Aggieland,” the Texas A&M Singing Cadets will perform in the Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center on Sunday, March 23, at 3 p.m. The internationally acclaimed, 60-member, all-male chorus has been delighting audiences throughout Texas, the United States and overseas with its performances of religious, patriotic, Broadway, popular and novelty songs for 108 seasons.  

  • Students wanting to move their degree plans closer to graduation or transfer can take advantage of low-cost options available at Lone-Star College-University Park. Registration begins March 5 for Summer I, Summer II and the May Mini-Mester.

  • Looking to meet members of the community that have the same interests that you do? Join the Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL). The ALL program offers more than 100 classes each year, ranging from technology to watercolor art.

  • Promoting a culture of wellness is not new to LSC-CyFair as the college has adopted the spirit of the initiative of making the health and wellness of their employees a priorityin a variety of ways for years.

  • Save the date April 8 for the “Educational Reform: Serving Our Children Through Effective Schools” talk followed with a Q&A session.

  • The world may have gone casual but there are still certain expectations for the professional workplace. A golf shirt and khakis may be acceptable on the job, but first, you must get the job and most employers are still impressed by the best dressed candidate. LSC-Kingwood invites you to “Career Gear,” March 25 at 12:30 p.m., a fashion show highlighting what to wear to make a great impression at your next interview.

  • Free financial aid workshops are available starting Saturday March 29 and throughout the spring semester at Lone Star College-CyFair.

  • In an effort to raise awareness of issues facing Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender students, Lone Star College-CyFair’s Gay Pride Week activities will be held March 24-27.

  • Jazz Combo pays homage to the masters who pioneered jazz music from its New Orleans birthplace to the worldwide treasure that gives jazz prestige.

  • LSC-Kingwood’s PAC Main Stage will be the site of a visiting artist lecture sponsored by the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium (GCIC), on Thursday, March 20, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center, 20000 Kingwood Drive. The GCIC is a partnership among the music and visual art departments of 16 community colleges in the greater Houston area.

  • Lone Star College System issued a General Findings Report based on a recent Workforce Development Consortium Strategy Forum that addressed how businesses and colleges can best prepare tomorrow’s workforce.
  • LSC-Tomball campus buildings will be closed beginning Sunday, March 9. The buildings will remain closed through Sunday, March 16. Buildings will re-open and classes will resume Monday, March 17. The library will be open its normal hours during this time.

  • LSC-Kingwood will be the site of a used electronics drive April 1 – 17, 2014. The Honors Introduction to Computers class will be collecting old and broken computers, computer parts and peripherals including monitors, printers/scanners, keyboards, mice, and speakers, televisions, phones, cell phones, radios, fax machines, microwaves and related devices.

  • Lone Star College-University Park will begin offering a faster, self-directed 100 percent online competency-based IT certificate starting March 17.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees has cancelled its workshop and regular meeting which was to be held Thursday, March 6, 2014.
  • Lone Star College-University Park President Shah Ardalan paid tribute to three Harris County Sheriff deputies during the February meeting of the Houston North West Chamber of Commerce.

  • Lone Star College System, along with eight other community colleges of the upper Texas Gulf Coast, will have a major presence at the 2014 Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo March 4-23 at Reliant Park.
  • Discover all that LSC-Montgomery offers at Maverick Mania, an open house event on Tuesday, April 1, from 4:30-7 p.m., in the atrium of the Health Science Center (Building B). Those who pre-register for the event online and then attend will be eligible for a prize drawing of free tuition for the fall 2014 semester.
  • Lone Star College System and the Texas Student Success Council were commended for their work in improving college completion rates in a recent brief published by Jobs for the Future (JFF).
  • Take a break with the String Ensemble’s free performance followed with dessert.

  • This event, set March 29 - April 6, benefits teens without the financial means to purchase a dress for prom.

  • On Wednesday, March 26, Lone Star College-Kingwood will be hosting, “Career Connections”, a job fair providing part-time employment opportunities for students.  Local businesses that currently have positions available are invited to participate.  “This is a great opportunity to connect with Lone Star College students and recruit conscientious, motivated employees,” explained Jill Todd, program manager of LSC-Kingwood’s career services.

  • Congratulations to Staff Excellence Award winners Huyen Doan, Christina Rosa, Cynthia Shade and Bessie Steward.

  • Lone Star College System will be holding an adjunct and faculty system-wide job fair Saturday, March 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Lone Star College System will admit select freshman students as Chancellor’s Honors College Fellows for the 2014-15 school year. Recipients of this award will receive a full scholarship to pursue a course of study culminating in an Honors AA or AS degree.
  • The League for Innovation in the Community College has awarded six Lone Star College System professors its 2013 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards. These awards celebrate outstanding contributions and leadership by community college faculty and staff.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood invites the community to attend its Open House event on Saturday, April 6 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Held in the Student-Conference Center, potential students, parents and community members will have an opportunity to speak one-on-one with the various credit, workforce, continuing education and student service programs that are offered at the college.

  • Scott and Marian Liebling established this scholarship in honor of their parents to help students in need achieve their academic goals. The fall semester scholarship deadline is April 1.

  • LSC-Kingwood’s Artist Recital Series will present a performance of duo pianists, Friday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Instructional Building’s Recital Hall. Shannon Hesse and Jane Perkyns will perform works from Copland, Rorem, Brahams, Milhaud, Bennet and Lutoslaski. “Audience members are sure to be amazed by the sight and sound of two world-class concert pianists playing two grand pianos on the stage of our beautiful Recital Hall,” said Jay Whatley, chair of the music department.

  • The world got a little flatter this week when Lone Star College-University Park hosted a visit by a delegation representing Chinese cultural organizations on Feb. 17.

  • In conjunction with Houston’s biannual Fotofest, Lone Star College-Tomball is featuring “Evidence” a photography exhibit by Kristy Peet from now until March 7. The exhibit is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

  • Lone Star College-Tomball’s Veterinary Technology program will host information session on April 11 at 9:00am at the college’s veterinary technology building. The information sessions are free and all are welcome with pre-registration by calling Denise Metz, RVT at 281.351.3354.  

  • Caney Creek, New Caney, Porter and Splendora high school juniors and seniors are invited to attend the 12th annual Project Connections on Thursday, March 20 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID) complex. This free event, sponsored by the local school districts, the Rotary Club of East Montgomery County and Lone Star College-Kingwood, allows high school juniors and seniors and their parents a chance to visit with various academic departments...

  • Kathryn Friesen is inspiring others to reach for their dreams. The 14-year-old author and student at LSC-University Park and iSchool High has proven that writing and publishing a YA novel can become reality.

  • The Lone Star College Foundation’s 21st Chancellor’s Breakfast was held at the Lone Star Community Building in The Woodlands where attendees heard first-hand accounts of student success from student essay winners.
  • Take the next step in starting a rewarding career in massage therapy at Lone Star College-North Harris. Massage therapists are currently in high-demand in the Houston area, and LSC-North Harris offers a fast-track massage therapy program for professional certification.

  • If you are good with your hands, and have a natural curiosity for how machines work, industrial diesel technology could be a successful and rewarding career for you. In response to the high-demand for jobs in the diesel technology field, Lone Star College-North Harris is launching a new industrial diesel technology program, slated to begin in mid-March.

  • Julian Ciarella has been selected as the Lone Star College-North Harris winner of the annual Chancellor’s Essay Contest. Ciarella was one of six Lone Star College System students selected for the award and a $1,000 scholarship. During the 21st annual Lone Star College Foundation Chancellor’s Breakfast on Feb. 5, Ciarella presented his essay on how a Lone Star College education changed his life.

  • Lone Star College-University Park brought together the young and the young-at-heart for two events on Feb. 6 that demonstrated the wide-range of programs available on the campus for every member of the community, from toddlers to seniors.

  • Ryan Ferguson spent 10 years in prison after being convicted for a murder he didn’t commit, relentlessly trying to prove his innocence. He will tell his story at Lone Star College-Tomball on Thursday, February 20 at 11:30 a.m. in the Beckendorf Conference Center. The event is free and open to the public.

  • The Lone Star College Office of Continuing Education has partnered with ed2go, an online instructional provider that offers students highly interactive online courses.
  • International parenting expert, Barbara Coloroso will be the guest speaker at LSC-Kingwood, March 8 at 2 p.m. at the CLA Teaching Theater. Sponsored by LSC-Kingwood’s Associates of Arts in Teaching program and Pines Montessori, Coloroso will speak on developing character and fostering ethics in children and young adults. Coloroso, whose topic is entitled, “Just because it’s not wrong doesn’t make it right: Teaching kids to think and act ethically”...

  • Lone Star College student Kara Vigants represents everything positive about a returning college student over 40, including a love of learning. She recently won the 2014 Lone Star College Foundation Student Essay Challenge by writing about her learning experience and how it has influenced her life. Vigants and her award-winning student essay were recognized at the Lone Star College Chancellor’s Breakfast on Feb. 5.

  • LSC-Kingwood’s Center for Civic Engagement in cooperation with the American Democracy Project and The Democracy Commitment, will participate in a national screening of “Inequity for All.” The documentary, which will be screened on more than 200 campuses across the country, will provide insights in the causes and consequences of growing income inequality in the U.S.

  • This Bosque Gallery spring exhibition, in conjunction with FotoFest Houston, features the work Divya Murthy, an award-winning Houston photographer, through April 11.

  • Gain some insight into the Ethiopia’s past and present with first-hand eyewitness accounts in two “Close-up and Personal Visit to the Country” talks and one “Reflections on Ethiopian Jewry” talk.

  • Lone Star College System Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter announced today that he plans to retire this summer.
  • Professor Sharon Stefan and her students have planned some new and innovative activities to help children of different ages have fun while learning some cool math with three come-and-go events.

  • Tung Nguyen, a young man from Vietnam and only in the United States for two year, shares how Lone Star College-CyFair has been a place to earn an associate degree, to adopt a new culture and improve his English and has provided him “the key to open the door to his future.”

  • Lone Star College-North Harris recently recognized four outstanding leaders in the classroom as recipients of the 2013-2014 Faculty Excellence Award. The winners, selected from faculty, staff and student nominations are David Dahnke, professor of English for speakers of other languages; Norma Drepaul, reference librarian/professor; Dr. Robert Locander, professor of political science; and Michael McFarland, professor of English.

  • The LSC-Montgomery drama department and Delta Psi Omega, National Theatre Honor Society, are kick-starting the spring semester with the Actors Workshop, playing February 20-22 at 7 p.m. in the Black Box Theatre (D204) in Building D. The Actors Workshop will feature a variety of scenes and monologues that are student produced, and two short plays from All in the Timing, which is a collection of plays by American playwright David Ives. The two plays will be Sure Thing and The Philadelphia.
  • Lone Star College System has won the 2013 Education Excellence Award from the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce.
  • The LSC-Montgomery Developmental English program was recently approved by the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) for Advanced Certification for the next seven years. The college is one of just 17 community colleges nationwide—and one of just five in the state of Texas (LSC-CyFair, Vernon College, Northwest Vista College and San Jacinto College North)—to achieve advanced certification from NADE.
  • Celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Civil Rights Act with movie showings, speakers, receptions, and more! Also featuring a tribute to Nelson Mandela.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball’s drama department will present the murder mystery “The Runner Stumbles” by Milan Stitt February 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. in LSC-Tomball’s Performing Arts Center, located at 30555 Tomball Parkway.  

  • Come see the comedy  “And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little” (for mature audiences only) in the Black Box Theatre Feb. 21- March 2.

  • Join author and national community service award winner Laurence "Larry" Payne for his Speaking of Business Series topic “Servant Leadership: Conversations with Larry Payne.”

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • LSC-Tomball’s occupational therapy assistant program will be hosting an information session on Wednesday, February 19 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in Room 120A at the LSC-Tomball Health Science Building, located at 700 Graham Drive in Tomball (opposite the Tomball Regional Medical Center).  The session is free and open to the public.

  • February is Black History Month! Join Lone Star College-University Park as we celebrate the contributions and culture of African-Americans.

  • Lone Star College System has been awarded the 2014 Andrew Heiskill Award for “internationalizing the community college” by the Institute of International Education.
  • Life lessons, experiences, and events are all part of the educational process at Lone Star College-Kingwood. In honor of Black History Month, the library invites the community, students, faculty, and staff to “The Road to the Promised Land: Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement,” an exhibition by Humanities Texas. The exhibit will be on display until Feb. 28.

  • When President Obama talked during his State of the Union address on Jan. 28 about the White House’s commitment to help high-school and college students succeed, members of the Lone Star College-University Park innovation team were not surprised. For them, it was a case of “been there, doing that.”

  • LSC-Kingwood Invites Community to February Events.

  • Ancient American expert Dr. Rex Koontz will explore "What the Ancient Maya and Mexican Writing Tell Us About History" during his lecture on February 11 at noon as part of LSC-Montgomery's Lyceum Speakers Series.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “The Odyssey,” by Homer. Performances are scheduled for February 26 through March 2.

  • On February 5, the LSC-Montgomery music department will welcome internationally acclaimed Venezuelan conductor, Maria Guinand to perform a master class with the Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.
  • Social psychologist Dr. David Myers will discuss “The Pursuit of Happiness: Who is Happy and Why” at LSC-Montgomery on Wednesday, February 12, at 12 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college's Music Hall (Building H). The event is sponsored by the college’s Psychology Club and Psi Beta, the college’s psychology honor society. The event is free and refreshments will be provided at a post-presentation reception from 1-1:30 p.m.
  • Lone Star College System has been recognized by Diverse: Issues In Higher Education, as a Top 100 Degree Producer among institutions that confer the most degrees to minority students.
  • Normal operations will resume at LSC-Tomball on Wednesday, January 29. This includes the LSC-Tomball Community Library. 

  • Normal operations will resume at LSC-Tomball on Wednesday, January 29. This includes LSC-Tomball Community Library. The campus will remain closed for the afternoon and evening of Tuesday, January 28.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball is offering Late Start courses to accommodate students who wish to begin their coursework mid-semester or want to complete their degree or certificate in a shorter period of time.  Fewer weeks than the traditional 16-week semester, Late Start classes provide students with a second chance to take courses that begin later in the semester but end at the same time as regular classes.

  • Lone Star College System students and employees are urged to check for updates at LoneStar.edu, as well as www.Twitter.com/LoneStarCollege (@LoneStarCollege) and www.Facebook.com/LoneStarCollege through the weekend on whether the wintery weather conditions will impact Lone Star College classes and activities.
  • Leadership North Houston Alumni Association will host the Inspire Conference Feb. 6 at Lone Star College System.
  • LSC-North Harris, LSC-Greenspoint Center and LSC-Victory Center will resume normal operating hours starting Wednesday, Jan. 29. For information on all other Lone Star College locations, please monitor www.LoneStar.edu. 

  • LSC-Tomball and LSC-Tomball Community Library will resume normal operating hours, classes and activities on Saturday, January 25. If you are concerned about road or travel conditions tomorrow morning, please use your best judgment. 

  • Calling all active adults! Spring is just around the corner, so be sure to take advantage of all it has to offer. Come and meet other members of the community by joining the Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL). The ALL program offers more than 100 classes each year, ranging from technology to watercolor art.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts has announced an exciting lineup of events to kick off the spring 2014 semester. Come out and enjoy the many talented artists and performers at LSC-North Harris. All events are open to the community and free, unless noted otherwise.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball Cisco Networking Academy graduate Richard Horn recently gained a fulfilling position as a cyber security network engineer with Enterprise Products, a leading U.S. provider of midstream energy services, and is being compensated handsomely for his skills and expertise. 

  • Although the start of the 2014 spring term at Lone Star College-University Park has come and gone, registration is now ongoing for Late Start classes

  • CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology has planned a series of open houses at its new facility, located at 910 E. Richey Road in Houston. Designed to introduce prospective students to the school’s offerings, the first of the open houses will take place on Monday, Feb. 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., with a second planned for Monday, March 3, also from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

  • LSC-CyFair professor recognized for meritorious contributions to the welfare and distinction of the American Chemical Society's local section within the Greater Houston area, as demonstrated by contributions to education, research and service to the section as well as community service.

  • With various class start dates in late January through March, it’s not too late to begin the journey toward an associate degree or workforce certificate program.

  • Residents of north Montgomery County, including the Conroe, Willis, and Montgomery areas, are invited to a focus group centered on the topic, "What Do People Over the Age of 50 Really Want From Their Community?" The focus group, which is free to the public, will be held on Thursday, January 30, from 1-3 p.m. at the LSC-Conroe Center.
  • Make plans this spring to enjoy a variety of theatrical and musical performances at Lone Star College-CyFair, including a season highlight “Les Misérables.”

  • It’s not too late-- register today! Lone Star College-North Harris is offering Late Start courses starting as early as January 25, and as late as April 10. These classes are designed to be flexible enough for even the busiest student’s schedule.

  • What’s the importance of a credit score? What’s the best way to manage debt? What college scholarships are available? Find out at seesions set Feb. 3 – Feb. 27 as part of Financial Aid Awareness Month.

  • Lone Star College System was again ranked as Number 1 in the list of Largest Houston-Area Colleges and Universities published annually by the Houston Business Journal.
  • On Thursday, January 16, at 7:30 p.m., the DePauw Chamber Singers, the top national and international touring choir of Indiana’s DePauw University School of Music, will perform a free concert of Spanish and American music at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Music Hall. The performance is part of the choir’s tour of Texas and Mexico.
  •  In an effort to assist lower-income families with filing their taxes, LSC-Montgomery and LSC-Conroe Center are providing free income tax preparation for community residents. 
  • What’s new in the industry of computer networking? Find out at from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. at this open house event that includes demonstrations of various technologies and a raffle.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball student Eduardo Zavala recently won $7,500 in tuition money from the Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway.

  • LSC-Tomball will be closed in observance of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., holiday on Monday, January 20. All offices will be closed and classes will not be held. The LSC-Tomball Community Library will be closed, as well.  Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, January 21.

  • Tax season is right around the corner so AARP volunteers and future accountants are available to help prepare your tax returns.

  • Lone Star College-CyFair hosts a Great Backyard Bird Count (GBBC) workshop featuring Houston Chronicle nature columnist Gary Clark and  a birding tour on the Barker Cypress campus where 176 different bird species have been sighted.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball’s surgical technology program will be holding an information session about the in-demand field of surgical technology and the surgical technology program at LSC-Tomball on Tuesday, January 21 from 5 to 6 p.m. in room 123 at LSC-Tomball’s Health Sciences Building, located at 700 Graham Drive in Tomball. The information session is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, demand for a registered nurse (RN) is expected to increase 19 percent between 2012 and 2020, and in 2012, the median pay for a RN was $65,470 per year.  In response to this opportunity, applications for Lone Star College-Tomball’s Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) program are being accepted from January 15 – March 17. 

  • This is a don’t-miss, information-packed seminar series through March 26 designed to help business owners and their employees build a successful business.

  • The LSC-Tomball Drama Department will hold student auditions for "The Runner Stumbles" tonight, January 15, at 5:30 pm in the LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center. Any interested LSC-Tomball students are encouraged to audition.

  • Come view the creative talents of student and faculty artists featured in art exhibitions this spring as well as the Biennial FotoFest.

  • Make plans this spring to enjoy a variety of visual and performing arts including one of this season’s highlights, the musical production of “Les Misérables.” 

  • Lone Star College System recently held dedication ceremonies to honor the service of a former board chair and chancellor emeritus.
  • This February, explore the world with a Navy aviator and cultural anthropologist and get ready for Valentine’s Day and Mardi Gras with chocolate and party hat creations.

  • The Kingwood Chorale will commemorate its 25th anniversary with the monumental Brahms “Requiem”. Experienced singers who are interested in being a part of this occasion are encouraged to audition. Auditions will be held on Friday, Jan. 17 and Monday, Jan. 27 at Lone Star College-Kingwood. Prospective singers need to be able to read music at an acceptable level and will be given a sight-reading test.

  • The Houston Symphony is coming to Lone Star College-Kingwood on Friday, Jan. 17. The community is invited to hear musicians Eric Halen, violin; Kiju Joh, violin; Sheldon Person, viola; and Brinton Smith, cello; perform in the college’s Music Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. The cost is $20. “We are thrilled to have world-caliber musicians on our campus for this unique and intimate event,” said Dr. Todd Miller, music professor.

  • The importance of higher learning is one of many topics that will be discussed during Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Black History Month. This year, Dr. Elfred Pinkard, executive vice-president and chief operating officer for administrative and academic management at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C., will speak on higher education and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) on Feb. 10 at 1:30 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center (SCC).

  • Lone Star College System has been awarded a $300,000 grant from the Lumina Foundation to lead the Texas Reverse Transfer Initiative (TRTI) – a scale up approach to awarding associate degrees to students who transfer from community colleges to universities through reverse-transfer degrees as a key strategy in Texas’s degree attainment goal.
  • The holiday parties are over, so it’s a great time to help replenish Lone Star College-CyFair’s Prom Closet with dress and accessory donations.

  • Parking spaces on campus are always at a premium, especially the first week of classes.  Be sure to allow yourself some extra time when planning your trip to campus!

  • Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library will be hosting Workforce Solutions’ free seminar designed to give job-seekers an edge in today’s competitive job market on January 22, 1-3 p.m.

  • Lone Star College System is currently experiencing a system-wide telephone outage impacting all outbound calls. In addition, the LSC-North Harris campus, LSC-Victory Center, and Transportation Center are experiencing a loss of Internet connectivity and ability to make external calls.

  • Make a New Year’s resolution that ultimately helps other people keep theirs by becoming a personal trainer at Lone Star College-Montgomery.
  • Lone Star College System is hosting open house events at its campuses for the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), a membership program geared toward adults age 50-plus interested in broadening their horizons with others in a learning environment.
  • Retired Community Invited to Open House on January 25
    The Academy for Lifelong Learning at Lone Star College-Montgomery, a program for the 50-plus retired or semi-retired community, will host an open house on Saturday, January 25, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., on the second floor of the Administration Building (Building E). The public is invited, and entertainment and refreshments will be provided.  

  • Annual Wellness Expo and Job Fair Set for April 2-4
    LSC-Montgomery is seeking booth exhibitors and sponsors for Healthier U, a community-wide wellness expo, job fair, and golf tournament that provides scholarships forstudents while promoting healthier living in the community.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood's Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is inviting community members to its spring 2014 Open House events on Jan. 28 at the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID) in New Caney and Jan. 30 at the LSC-Atascocita Center.  ALL is celebrating 10 years of programs. The open houses are an opportunity for individuals age 50 and older to meet other ALL members, get to know the instructors, and to register classes. Both events are from 1-3 p.m.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery will exhibit "Still: A Texas Study of Texas in the Evening" by Houston artist Libbie Masterson, Jan. 22 -March 26. Masterson will give an artist talk at the gallery during a reception on Feb. 6 at 12 p.m. The art gallery will feature a collection of black and white photographs by Masterson. This striking series of photos captured in Big Bend National Park speak to the grand scale of Texas and the mystery and beauty of this vast and untouched place.

  • Don’t miss a fantastic art exhibit featuring the talented artists that teach at LSC-Montgomery during the Faculty Art Exhibit, on display January 13 to February 14 in the college’s Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • Dear Community Members: We hope you enjoy this sixth newsletter, published semiannually. Content covered in this issue reflects many of the quality programs and services offered at Lone Star College-Kingwood and our Atascocita Center. The college had anything but a ho-hum fall semester start. We served almost 12,000 students, established two new academic divisions, introduced a new core curriculum, implemented the first phase of the new mathways project...

  • Imagine walking alone through a shopping center parking lot and noticing a suspicious person lurking around the area. If that person attacks, are you prepared to defend yourself? Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Women’s Center invites women age 16 and older to sign up for the Rape Aggression Defense Course (RAD) Jan. 21-23, 27, and 28 from 6-9 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center (PAC).

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Continuing Education (CE) Department offers courses in a variety of levels - from novice to expert.   These courses can prepare students for further study, for immediate employment in computer careers, or for personal enrichment. “In today’s knowledge-based economy, continuous learning is not an option, but a necessity,” said Robin Garrett, dean of Continuing Education at LSC-Kingwood.

  • LSC-Montgomery faculty, staff and students recently partnered with the Texas Familias Council (TFC) to provide a brighter Christmas to the residents of the Deerwood community near Conroe.
  • Lone Star College-University Park students are anticipating a return from the holidays with the official start of the 2014 spring term. Registration is currently underway for classes, which begin Jan. 13.

  • College Welcomes Former Choir Director, Gregory Ristow, Back Home For Special Reunion Concert on Jan. 16, at 7:30 p.m., the DePauw Chamber Singers, the top national and international touring choir of Indiana’s DePauw University School of Music, will perform a free concert of Spanish and American music at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Music Hall. The performance is part of the choir’s tour of Texas and Mexico.
  • Lone Star College-Tomball is offering a series of Friday-only classes during the upcoming spring 2014 semester that begins January 13. Registration for all spring courses, including the Friday-only courses, is going on now.

  • College offices will be closed for the winter holiday break beginning Dec. 19 through Jan.1; however, online registration access will be available.  

  • This juried exhibition  features the work - in diverse media, including painting, metalwork, ceramics and encaustic - of faculty and staff members teaching or working at LSC-CyFair, LSC-Fairbanks Center and LSC-Cypress Center.

  • Enjoy learning about “a better you”, friendship bracelets, family genealogy and Japanese Flower Arranging at the free weekly workshops this January.

  • Stop by the Academy for Lifelong Learning open house 10 a.m - noon to learn about a wide variety of classes, day trips, activities and experiences this spring.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is inviting community members to its spring open houses scheduled for Jan. 21 at the LSC-North Harris Community Education Building and on Jan. 23 at the LSC-Victory Center (Room 101), near the Acres Homes and Inwood Forest neighborhoods.

  • Recognizing that as life expectancy increases so, too, does the need for making those later years interesting, creative and fun, Lone Star College-Tomball’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is holding an open house Saturday, January 18, 2014, from 10 am to noon in the Beckendorf Conference Center.

  • LSC-Montgomery recently announced the 2013-14 Faculty Excellence Award winners. Anitha Iyer, Amy Roberson, David Quarles, and Juan LeBron were each recognized for their innovative and unwavering commitment to student success.
  • Lone Star College System facilities will be closed for the winter holiday break beginning Dec. 19 through Jan.1. Regular office operations resume Thursday, Jan. 2.
  • An evening of heartfelt music at LSC-Montgomery’s annual Holiday Benefit Concert provided more than $1,600 for Interfaith of The Woodlands, a faith-based organization that brings people together to build a more loving and caring community through service.
  • LSC-University Park President Shah Ardalan and two LSC-North Harris employees were selected to participate in the 2013 Chinese Bridge Delegation, a one-week educational exchange program in China Nov. 6-14. The program was sponsored by the Confucius Institute Headquarters (Hanban) in China.

  •  Lone Star College-Tomball will be open during the winter break for the mini-mester and to register students for the spring semester (classes begin January 13).

  • Art Appreciation students at Lone Star College-Montgomery stand proudly beside their final class project—a potted daisy made from paper cups. The project was part of the students' final exam given by longtime, award-winning art instructor Mary Castagna. The students worked in teams to help build the temporary exhibit, which was briefly on display at the campus.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s president, Dr. Austin Lane, was recently appointed to serve on the advisory board for Southern Methodist University’s Department of Education Policy & Leadership. This ongoing commitment will allow Lane to add his insight, expertise, and experience to prepare educators pursuing a master’s degree or doctoral degree in educational leadership at SMU for future leadership roles.
  • Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital Funds Nursing Faculty Position at LSC-Montgomery
    A shortage of nurses in our community and nationwide is still a key factor that Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital and Lone Star College-Montgomery are working to alleviate.

  • Submit applications now to earn psychology or kinesiology credit while camping in the Serengeti or backcountry expeditioning in the rainforest.

  • Dr. Ellis, Phi Theta Kappa co-advisor, is one of 26 recipients nationwide and third in LSC-CyFair’s 10-year history to have earned this prestigious honor.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery is now accepting online applications for the 2014 annual Juried Student Art Show that will take place July 1-24.  The show is sponsored by the Durdin Family, owners of Parkway Family Mazda and Kia. The Juried Student Art Show will include art work produced in studio art classes during the 2013-2014 academic year at LSC-Kingwood.

  • The ABA Approved Lone Star College-North Harris Paralegal Studies program will host an information session on Wednesday, January 8, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in ACAD-126, located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston. Prospective students with an interest in a paralegal career are invited to attend this free event.

  • Students in LSC-Montgomery’s Human Services Student Organization collected more than 300 children’s toys and donated them to Children’s Safe Harbor in Conroe. 

  • 2013 Winter Break Hours for LSC-Kingwood!

  • LSC-Montgomery student workers Omar Zavala, Dylan Strauser, and DJ Modisette help fill 25 goody bags with college spirit items and information for 16- to 19-year-old foster children. The bags will be donated to Love Fosters Hope, an organization that raises money each year to host summer camps for foster kids, as well as to several existing LSC-Montgomery foster students and their foster siblings.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris has named Tony Diaz as its new director of intercultural initiatives. In this role, Diaz will be responsible for increasing the college’s engagement with Houston’s growing Hispanic population, with a particular focus on enrollment and student success.
  • LSC-Tomball is hiring for a wide variety of adjunct faculty positions for classes that begin January 2014. Review our list of available positions.

  • Lone Star College System will be holding an adjunct and faculty job fair this Saturday, Dec. 7. This free event will be held at the LSC-University Center at Montgomery and will offer positions available for Spring 2014 at all Lone Star Colleges.

  • Lone Star College System will conduct two ceremonies in December to officially name buildings honoring the accomplishments of Dr. John E. Pickelman, chancellor emeritus and Wm. “Randy” Bates, Jr., JD, longtime board member.
  • A new twist in select LSC-Montgomery classes will let students see beyond the community college classroom—literally—via in-class videoconferencing sessions or face-to-face meetings with other students at local universities. It’s LSC-Montgomery’s “University Connections Series,” a group of classes where LSC-Montgomery students will interact electronically and/or in-person with the professor and students from classes in similar disciplines from universities.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • Students, staff, and faculty at LSC-Montgomery collected and donated 20,606 cans to the Montgomery County Food Bank as part of the Maverick Give-a-Can project.
  • The holiday shopping season can be hectic and chaotic. Whether  on campus or out shopping at the mall, the Lone Star College System Police Department offers some holiday safety tips.
  • Saturday, Nov. 30 is Small Business Saturday – a day to show support to small businesses by shopping at a small business.
  • Due to inclement weather, the Lone Star College Foundation has rescheduled its annual golf tournament to Monday, Dec. 2 at The Woodlands Country Club.
  • Lone Star College System received a NAFSA 2013 Simon Award during a recent International Education Week event held in Washington, D.C.
  • There are certain activities that come with the holiday season, and hearing the “Hallelujah” chorus in a live performance is one of them. The Kingwood Chorale and Chamber Orchestra (KCCO) celebrate the season and the organization’s Silver Anniversary with two convenient performances in the heart of the Lake Houston area.  The performances are on Dec. 7 and 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Dance Department will present its fall Faculty Dance Concert, “Shifting Tides”, on Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Held on the Performing Arts Center Main Stage, the concert is a culmination of the semester’s work by LSC-Kingwood faculty and selected students. This year, the show will also include works from LSC-Montgomery students, LSC-North Harris faculty, and guest artists Erin Reck of Recked Productions and Rice University students.

  • Bring the family from 9 a.m. to noon for face painting, Christmas card making, decoration craft activities, signed stories (interpreters will be available), snacks and of course photos with Santa, who also signs.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts is hosting open auditions for “The Odyssey,” by Homer. Auditions are scheduled for December 11 and December 12 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. in the LSC-North Harris Performing Arts Theater, located in the Fine Arts Building at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, Texas.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris has been selected by the John N. Gardner Institute for Excellence in Undergraduate Education to be one of 12 Founding Institutions for the pilot of the Gardner Institute’s Gateways to Completion™ (G2C™) process. Gateways to Completion is a structured course transformation process that will allow faculty and staff at Lone Star College-North Harris to analyze student and institutional performance in lower division gateway courses.

  • Qualified part-time instructors, tutors and more will be recruited Dec. 2 at Lone Star College-University Park’s hiring fair in response to an ever-present need for candidates in a number of subject areas.

  • Lone Star College Foundation is hosting the 21st annual Student Essay Challenge, which could earn you a $1,000 scholarship, and the deadline for essay submissions is Monday, Nov. 25.

  • Presentation at LSC-Montgomery Part of Writers in Performance Series
    Literary lovers will enjoy a whimsical birthday celebration honoring poet Emily Dickinson at LSC-Montgomery on Thursday, December 5, at 3 p.m., in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102. The event is free and open to the public.
  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts is hosting a series of holiday concerts to close out the fall semester. The community is invited to attend these free events. All performances will take place in the LSC-North Harris Performing Arts Theater (ARTS-115) located in the Fine Arts Building at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, Houston, Texas.

  • Celebrate the holidays with a unique and exciting presentation, A Celtic Christmas, by The Celtic Sons, at LSC-Montgomery, on Monday, December 9, at 12 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center (Building D). The community is invited to this free presentation.  

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball men’s basketball team won the Lone Star Sport Club Conference championship, held November 8-10, in a close game against LSC-Kingwood.

  • There will be a 32 percent increase in the demand for pharmacy technicians between 2010 and 2020.  In response to this demand, Lone Star College-Tomball’s pharmacy technology program is accepting applications for its spring 2014 fast track session through January 7, 2014.

  • Lone Star College-University Park celebrated Opening the Door to Citizenship Month with a public art unveiling in collaboration with the Texan French Alliance for the Arts on Nov. 19. The event honored LSC-University Park’s dedication to opening educational doors of opportunity and helping to achieve greater awareness of what it means to be an engaged citizen.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris and Farouk Systems will hold a grand opening celebration for the recently-expanded CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology on Friday, December 6 at 10 a.m. The event will take place at the new facility, located at 910 E. Richey Road in Houston.

  • LSC-Montgomery will host a Women’s Self-Defense Course on Monday, December 2, from 3-4:30 p.m., in the LSC-Montgomery aerobics room (Commons Building, Bldg. A, Room 118).  

  • The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has named its six 2013 Small Business of the Year Award winners.
  • The mini-mester classes begin Dec. 16 with three-week and four-week courses available on campus and online.

  • Register for winter mini-mester or spring classes at LSC-Tomball between November 18 and November 27 and be automatically entered to win a Microsoft Surface tablet. You will also get the best choice of courses and times the earlier you register, so don’t delay!

  • Low mathematics scores on the Texas Success Initiative Assessment (TSIA) placement test mandate that students entering college must take a developmental math course. Lone Star College-Kingwood’s math program and Continuing Education (CE) Department is offering SKIP-A-MATH, a new program in which eligible students, who did not place into credit level math on the TSIA test, can enroll into a two-week intensive math course that could allow them to skip a developmental class.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series welcomes Joseph Campana to read excerpts of his work on Thursday, November 21, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F). 

  • LSC-Montgomery current and prospective students are encouraged to register for the spring 2014 semester during “Avoid the Stampede,” an early registration initiative beginning Monday, November 18, (the first day of registration) and extending through December.  

  • Registration is underway at Lone Star College-Tomball for the upcoming spring semester. Classes begin January 13, 2014.
  • The entire family is invited to join LSC-Montgomery in giving back to the community during the annual Holiday Benefit Concert, on Thursday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).  

  • Registration for the Lone Star College-North Harris winter mini-mester, and spring 2014 classes will open Monday, Nov. 18.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “House of Blue Leaves,” by John Guare. Performances are scheduled starting Dec. 4.

  • Register for winter mini-mester and spring semester classes between Nov. 18 and Dec. 9 and be automatically entered to win one of 10 free classes at LSC-CyFair.

  • This year’s Holiday Fest will take place inside to due expected weather conditions.  The annual community event is free, open to the public, and takes place on Friday, December 6, from 5-8 p.m.

  • To help reach their academic goals, Natalya Miranda, Carmenza Ramirez, John Micheal and Venecia Soto receive financial help with Scott and Marian Liebling’s scholarship established in honor of the couple’s parents and family.

  • Audiences will find different things to enjoy about the “Grace Journey – a Cultural Celebration” concert as they are introduced to the diversity of musical expression around the world in this annual World Music Festival.

  • This Speaking of Business Series event will feature a panel of professionals who understand the importance of networking to help attendees become the savvy professional.

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball art gallery is featuring an exhibition of fall 2013 semester art faculty now through December 3.  Each of exhibition’s six instructors is a practicing artist, teaching a variety of fine arts classes at LSC-Tomball.  The event is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Earn college credit in just a few weeks during LSC-Montgomery’s winter mini-mester session, which begins December 16. 

  • A Houston singer will present a recital of songs about dreams and love at Lone Star College-Kingwood on Friday, Nov. 15. Soprano Nicole Kenley will present “The Expanse of a Dream” at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Music Instructional Building Recital Hall. The recital, accompanied by pianist Alina Klimaszewska, will feature songs by well-known composers such as Handel, Mozart, and Debussy in addition to two cycles of songs by lesser-known 20th century composers, Alan Berg and Peter Lieberson.

  • People interested in obtaining their associate’s, bachelor’s or graduate degrees are invited to attend Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Transfer Fair. The free college fair will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center atrium. The event will host colleges and universities from across the state that are interested in helping people meet their academic goals.

  • One artwork created by several students sets the theme for Lone Star College-Kingwood’s latest art exhibit. “Face It” consists of drawings by art students from 2007-2013. Each work is a composite drawing created by a number of students in one class.  The process requires a large portrait of a person, famous or unknown, in either color or black and white, which is divided up according to the number of students.

  • Celebrating diversity among students, faculty, staff, and the community is the goal of Lone Star College-Kingwood’s annual International Education Week: Going Global Nov. 11-14. LSC-Kingwood’s Office of Student Life (OSL) and the Intercultural Center will host a myriad of activities that will educate the audience on different cultures, ideas, and lifestyles.

  • Students in LSC-Montgomery’s Delta Psi Omega theatre fraternity present Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead by Bert V. Royal November 21- 23, at 7 p.m. each evening, with a matinee performance on November 23 at 3 p.m. This show takes place in the Black Box Theatre, which is located on the second floor of the Performing Arts Center (Building D).  

  • Lone Star College System has partnered with the Department of Veterans Affairs to offer on-campus vocational and rehabilitative counseling for veterans through the VA’s "VetSuccess on Campus" program.
  • For one night only, enjoy this concert, with more than 20 singers, dancers, and instrumentalists bringing you songs from pop, rock, R&B, hip-hop, musical theatre and more.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library will be hosting Workforce Solutions’ free seminar designed to help job-seekers make the best possible first impression in today’s competitive job market on December 11, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

  • This community event, set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., offers free winter fun and festivities for the whole family.

  • The Lone Star College Foundation will hold its 20th annual golf tournament Monday, Nov. 25 at The Woodlands Country Club.
  • Read about the teaching career and philosophy of longtime accounting proffesor Shawn Miller, recently named one of four statewide Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants award recipients.

  • Come hear all new songs from student songwriters written in a variety of popular styles and will be performed by professional musicians and students.

  • Over academic year 2012-2013, Lone Star College-Tomball service-learning students logged more than 21,000 hours of service to the community, a value of more than $491,000 according to Independent Sector (a national coalition of nonprofits, foundations and corporate giving programs).

  • Enjoy the wonders of the nighttime sky during LSC-Montgomery’s annual “Star Party” on Monday, November 18, at 6 p.m., in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102.
  • Lone Star College System will be hosting two career job fairs in the month of November. These events are free of charge and open to the public.
  • LSC-Conroe Center is placing students on a fast track to a new career at little or no cost— thanks to the continuation of the Accelerate TEXAS Projects grant from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.
  • A passion for teaching and the ability to make a difference in the lives of young people could lead to a successful and rewarding career in education. Adults who want to pursue a career in teaching have several educational paths available to them at Lone Star College-Kingwood. Through a partnership between the college and the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), students can earn their Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT) degree from LSC-Kingwood and earn a Bachelor of Arts...

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • Visionary Talk Radio for Higher Education (VTR.4he) at Lone Star College-University Park will welcome sports and business thought leader, Marcus Wilkins to discuss “The Mind Muscle: Think Critically to Think Smarter” in an exclusive, live broadcast Nov. 18 at 3:30 p.m.

    Listeners are encouraged to interact live with Wilkins in West Dining at LSC-University Park, via the Internet at http://blogtalkradio.com/visionary4he or call in at 347.850.8330.

  • As part of its 25th anniversary celebration, Lone Star College-Tomball is asking the greater Tomball area community for recipes to be featured in its upcoming cookbook, “The Best of Tomball: LSC-Tomball 25th Anniversary Cookbook.”

  • Stop by the mobile advising and pre-registration sessions Nov. 4 - Nov. 14 to be sure you are ready to register for spring and you could win prizes, book vouchers or a scholarship when you actually register and pay for classes.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Theatre Department will produce an original drama production written by a Texas playwright. Jackie Rosenfeld’s work, “Corner Lot” will debut on LSC-Kingwood’s stage Nov. 13-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Nov. 16-17 at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center Black Box. Rosenfeld is a senior lecturer at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches. This is the first time that this play will be produced.

  • Lone Star College System recently received a 2013 Pro Bono Award from the Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) during a reception celebrating National Pro Bono week.
  • The Lone Star College-North Harris main campus has experienced a power outage and is closing the college to all activities for the remainder of today, Friday, Nov. 1.
  • Registration for three and four-week courses, known as “mini-mesters,” along with the 2014 spring term at Lone Star College-University Park will begin Monday, Nov. 18.

  • Although a quality education is its main goal, Lone Star College-Kingwood also strives to teach sustainability through various green measures. One of those programs is the development of the college’s Lowlands Nature Trails and Boardwalks. The area encompasses 200 acres of bottomland hardwood forest and lowlands between the campus and the San Jacinto River on Sorters Road. It is home to seven distinct nature habitats; has been classified as a birding hotspot by Cornell University’s website.

  • Lone Star College System recently received a 2013 Pro Bono Award from the Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) during a reception celebrating National Pro Bono week.

    The organization specifically recognized LSC-University Park for its partnership, which includes hosting and promoting various LSLA events.  The reception was held last week at the LSLA offices in downtown Houston.

  • Experience adventures camping in the Serengeti or backcountry expeditioning in the rainforest and earn psychology or kinesiology credit through Lone Star College-CyFair’s 2014 Study Abroad Tanzania and Costa Rica programs.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s very own Chelsea Rollins made the finals for the 7th annual Woodlands Idol. She’s competing against the other finalists on Friday, November 1, at 7:30 p.m., at Mama J’s BBQ & Grill in The Woodlands.

  • LSC-Montgomery Welcomes Lisa Gray as Part of Lyceum Speakers Series
    When Houston Chronicle columnist Lisa Gray moved to Houston in 1984, she didn't expect to stay long enough to care about the place. Today, however, she’s still in town, and her passion and knowledge for the city exudes itself in her weekly printed column.

  • LSC-Montgomery is excited to host artist Jan Arthur Harrell and her exhibit “Offerings-Gifts for the Muse,” on display November 4-22 in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D). 

  • Now’s your chance to set your goals! On Tuesday, November 5, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., LSC-Montgomery’s new Maverick Transfer, Recruitment, & Career (TRAC) Center is hosting a tailgate party to help students create a game plan that takes them to the university or career of their dreams. Join us for free hamburgers, hot dogs, giveaways, and one-on-one assistance from LSC-Montgomery advisors.
  • In addition to showcasing the college’s talented student musicians in the Symphonic Band, String Ensemble and Orchestra, this concert will feature special guest artists and other surprises.

  • Bring the family to enjoy the college’s talented student musicians playing a mix of swing, rock, blues, Latin and country music along with some special guest artists and other surprises.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is opening doors to an exciting year of classes for active-adults in the community to join. In addition to the classes, there are game days and book clubs, movie matinees, and day trips throughout the Houston area.

  • Enjoy Great Britain and Curacao talks, music, show and tell as well as recycled gifts programs in these free workshops.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball’s Performing Arts Center will be full of music favorites on November 2 at 7:30 p.m. when the college presents “A Night on Broadway.” The featured guest Artist for the event is professor of Theatre/Humanities and Artistic Director of Theatre at LSC-Kingwood, Eric C. Skiles.

  • Answering the call to initiate programs that will educate college students on the changing workforce is one of many goals at Lone Star College-Kingwood. The college’s Center For Civic Engagement will host its second biennial conference around that theme as attendees learn how to incorporate strategies into their classrooms that will prepare students to enter the diverse job market and communities.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Student Dance Company will present its fall Student Dance Showcase on Nov. 8 at 7:30 p.m. Held in the Fitness and Training Center room 101, the performances are a culmination of the semester’s work by LSC-Kingwood students. This is the first performance under the college’s new Student Dance Company. The new company supports students in the creation and development of original choreography and allows for additional performance opportunities.

  • Lone Star College System is offering a new, free Drilling and Exploration Core Skills Program (DECS) at LSC-University Park that will train students to be a drilling rig floorhand in just 10 weeks.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood offers a variety of hands-on programs that allow students to learn about their chosen field in a classroom as well as in a real-world scenario. In the LSC-Kingwood Cosmetology and Facial Department, students learn and refine their skills by providing services such as facials, manicures, and hair-styling for college employees and community members.

  • For 9 of the last 10 years, LSC-CyFair has reached the Houston Club Sports Conference playoffs, an 8-week conference consisting of 12 teams from across the greater Houston, but the title has eluded them, until now.

  • Certified Nurse Aides (CNAs), also known as nurse aides, work under the supervision of a nurse and provide assistance to patients with their activities of daily living (ADL). Working closely with patients, CNAs are responsible for ADLs such as bathing, grooming and feeding patients. Nurse Aides also assist nurses with medical procedures and check patient vital signs. They give patients important social and emotional support and also provide vital information on a patient’s status to nurses.

  • The CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology is now accepting applications for its operator, esthetician and instructor programs. Applications for all programs are due Nov. 8 and are currently being accepted online at LoneStar.edu/CHIschool.

  • This annual exhibition features the work LSC-CyFair visual art students have completed in their classes in a variety of mediums such as photography, painting, drawing, design, ceramics and art metals.

  • Twenty-five years ago, community, administration and employees worked together to open the doors of Tomball College to 1,750 eager students.  On November 13, 7:30 p.m., Lone Star College-Tomball will open the doors of its Performing Arts Center (PAC) to recognize that milestone with a musical extravaganza.  The event is free and open to the public.

  • After being elected by their peers, LSC-Montgomery’s Student Government Association (SGA) is ready to lead the student body in academic excellence and professional growth. 

  • One of the biggest hurdles for many college students is the completion of one or more developmental (pre college-level) math classes. At LSC-Montgomery, a newly-designed Math 3-in-1 cohort class combines all three levels of the developmental math sequence (MATH 0306, MATH 0308 and MATH 0310), giving students an "expressway" to college-level coursework.
  • The Lone Star College System has partnered with a consortium of Tenaris-owned companies to provide job training using a $1,455,334 Skills Development Fund grant from the Texas Workforce Commission.
  • Lone Star College System announced that Lone Star College-Online has won the 2013 Sloan-C Award, Excellence in Institution-Wide Online Education.
  • With the changing of seasons, Lone Star College-Atascocita Center invites the community to attend its second Harvest Fest on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. The center’s event is designed to inform the community about all of the college-related services it offers and to provide a family-fun and safe environment for children. This event is free. “Harvest Fest’s purpose is to offer fun activities for families in the local community while getting them acquainted with the center.

  • Winners of the Second Life for Books recycled art project were recently announced by the Student Learning Resource Center (SLRC) at Lone Star College-University Park. Utilizing their creativity, resourcefulness and problem-solving skills, students in the Drawing I class of art instructor Kari Breitigam created unique 3-D sculptures from recycled books.

  • Lone Star College System received 16 Medallion Awards from the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 4 for outstanding achievement in communications at community and technical colleges.
  • This hiring fair, focused on those interested in teaching general academic disciplines such as mathematics, English, art, and business, will be held from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the new LSC-Cypress Center located at 19710 Clay Road. 

  • Adjunct psychology faculty Wendy Parslow-Helton said “It is very cool to receive this honor … As a teacher, it is always rewarding to get positive feedback from students.”

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Career Services and Women’s Center invites the campus and the community to a Business Etiquette Seminar on Nov. 7 at 12:30 p.m. The purpose of the event is to prepare students to enter the workforce. The seminar, to be held in the Performing Arts Center room 202, will be led by etiquette and protocol instructors, Tamara Hensarling Paul and Kale Miller-Cameron. They are also owners of the Institute of Decorum, L.L.P. in Kingwood.

  • What started off as a dissertation to earn a Ph. D. turned into an educational tool for many college students across the state. Dr. Arnoldo DeLeón, history professor at Angelo State University (ASU), wrote “They Called Them Greasers: Anglo Attitudes toward Mexicans in Texas, 1821-1900” to enlighten people on the racial attitudes toward Mexicans. In honor of the book’s 30th anniversary, DeLeón will share with students, employees, and the community at Lone Star College-Kingwood.

  • Population growth mixed with career opportunities are reasons why Lone Star College-Atascocita Center experienced a 52 percent increase in its fall enrollment. Opening the fall semester with 818 students, the college center provides a full array of student and academic support services close to home for residents in Atascocita, Summerwood and the Fall Creek areas. At least 75 percent of students attend classes during the day and 25 percent take night classes.

  • When it comes to saving lives, often times it’s the Houston Fire Department first responders who administer critical medical treatment that can be the difference between life and death. Where do these HFD Emergency Medical Technicians get their training?  Many turn to Lone Star College System.
  • Mosey into town to explore the events that caused flurries of gossip in the Wild West during “Guns and Gunslingers,” an insightful lecture by Texas State Historian Bill O’Neal, on Wednesday, October 23, from 1-3 p.m., at LSC-University Center at Montgomery. The event is free and open to the public.
  • Lone Star College-University Park will be hosting an Equal Learning Opportunity Expo for Disability Awareness Day Oct. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    “We’d like to encourage everyone to attend our inaugural Disability Awareness Day and tour our exciting and innovative campus,” said Fonda Johnson-Gaddie of Counseling, Disability and Career Services.

  • The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center announced this week that Dan Elliott and Jim Pollard have joined its advisory council.
  • Topics include a forensic sculptor of historical figures, healthy hummus snacks and time travel to the Bayou City in 1913 with Mike Vance, a local broadcaster, author, documentary filmmaker and historian.

  • LSC-Fairbanks Center hosts this annual family festival featuring costume contest, games and treats.

  • Take advantage of the fall opportunities to learn about the Lone Star College-CyFair admissions and registration process as well as student life with visits to the Barker Cypress campus or at your respective high schools.

  • In “Affordable Care Act, You and Your Business, and HR Law Concerns,” the third installment of the Lone Star College’s Small Business Development Center Business Success Seminar series, to be held November 1, attendees will learn the many ways the Affordable Care Act can affect businesses.

  • Learn ways to get involved in economic development to enhance prosperous communities with Algenita Davis.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris will host an information session titled Obamacare: Fact or Fiction? on Tuesday, October 15 from 11:50 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. The presentation will take place in room 126 of the Academic Building.

  • Meet with financial aid professionals who will help with applying for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  • LSC-Montgomery is excited to host artist Edgar Medina and his exhibit “Timeline – Passage through Emotions,” on display through October 25 in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D). Discuss the exhibit with Medina during a free reception on Thursday, October 24, from 7-9 p.m., in the gallery.
  • Overnight, police officers conducted a thorough sweep of each building, classroom and common area. No threats were located and all areas were secured without incident.

  • The 2013-14 Texas State Poet Laureate, Rosemary Catacalos, will read excerpts of her poetry at LSC-Montgomery, on Thursday, November 7, at 7 p.m., as part of the Writers in Performance series. This free event takes place in the Library Building (Building F) and is open to the public.
  • Dr. Monica Perales, associate professor of history and assistant director and graduate program coordinator for the University of Houston Center for Public History, will make a special presentation at Lone Star College-North Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 23 at noon in the Student Services Building Conference Center, located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston.

  • Math Games Days provides free opportunities to help parents who are seeking innovative activities for their children to learn some cool math while having fun.

  • Lone Star College-University Park will be expanding course offerings at Cypress Creek Christian Community Center in the Spring with new classes in Art Appreciation and Forms of Literature.

  • The critically acclaimed play “Leaving Iowa,” by Tim Clue and Spike Manton, will be performed at the Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center October 17-19, 7:30 p.m.

  • Get started in a new career this month at LSC-Conroe Center, now enrolling students for the machining certificate program, which begins Monday, October 14.
  • On October 25, from 6-8 p.m., students of the Lone Star College-Tomball occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program are hosting their 3rd Annual Halloween Carnival for children with special needs at the LSC-Tomball Health Science Building.

  • Educators and lawmakers gathered to share ideas and solutions intended to help keep students focused on finishing their education at  the inaugural Texas Completion Summit held at Lone Star College System.
  • Registration is now underway for the 26th Annual Scarlett Scamper K-9 Fun Run.  This year’s event, sponsored by Lone Star College-Tomball Veterinary Technology Student Organization (VTSO), will be held on October 26, from 7:30 - 10:00 a.m., and is open to the public.

  • Everyone is the same—only different.  On October 23, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., Lone Star College-Tomball will host its 9th Annual Disability Awareness Day, a day of exploration, education and celebration of those differences with students, employees and community members.  The event is free and open to the public. 

  • LSC-Montgomery is collecting eyeglasses throughout the month of October to provide sight for others.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381. The move to the second Thursday was made this month only to allow selected board members to attend an annual meeting of the Association of Community College Trustees.
  • Lone Star College-Tomball’s Pharmacy Technology Program will be holding an information session at LSC-Tomball on Wednesday, October 15 from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Room 215 at LSC-Tomball’s Health Sciences Building, located at 700 Graham Drive in Tomball. The information session is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

  • Lone Star College System has been rated as the number one community college in Texas according to RateMyProfessors.com.
  • Guest artists, performance opportunities, and festival participation showcase the talented students in LSC-Montgomery’s growing dance department.
  • Come get information on A+, Cisco Network Academy and Visual Communication, meet instructors, view demonstrations of various technologies and visit with an advisor about program enrollment.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s drama department presents its first play of the season—a world premier of Place of the Skull, written by LSC-Montgomery alum Christopher Young, on stage Thursday through Saturday, October 10-12, at 7 p.m., and October 12, at 3 p.m. A special preview performance with discounted tickets and a free reception is set for Wednesday, October 9, at 4:30 p.m.
  • For those interested in teaching part-time at Lone Star College-CyFair or at the new Cypress Center, two hiring fairs are set for Oct. 12 and Nov. 9.

  • College Days are designed for high school juniors and seniors to preview college life, ask questions and learn about the admissions and registration process.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees is moving its October regular meeting to the second Thursday of the month, Oct. 10.
  • For the second year in a row, LSC-Montgomery’s chapter of Psi Beta, the national psychology honor society for community colleges, has earned the Chapter Excellence Award, a distinct honor given to only seven of the 120 active Psi Beta chapters nationwide.
  • Are you confused about Medicare? Learn how to make informed decisions for you, or your parents, at the Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), Medicare “Confused about Medicare” Workshop. The event, featuring author and Medicare advocate Toni King, is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 11, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Academic Building (ACAD-126), located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston. The community is invited to attend this free event.

  • Emerging high school and college professionals sought for LSC-CyFair's performance of Claude-Michel Schonberg’s legendary musical.

  • Enjoy this free Oct. 30 talk on daily life of Houstonians back in 1913 in a fun overview with this award-winning local broadcaster and story teller.

  • Spending time with family while meeting new friends is the purpose of Family Game Night at Lone Star College-Atascocita Center. This fall, the center invites community members to come out and participate in a variety of board games. The event will take place on Oct. 11, Nov. 15 and Dec. 6 at 6 p.m. in the library. “Family Game Night provides an opportunity for families and individuals to interact with others and enjoy various board games all for free,” said David Baty.

  • The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has named 18 finalists for its 27th Annual Small Business of the Year awards.
  • A quartet of artists meet to share unique visions through painting, sculpture, and installation work at Lone Star College-Kingwood’s art exhibit, “Intervals 2013”. Maria Cristina Jadick, Tudor Mitroi, Nicola Parente and Masaru Takiguchi will display recent works in the college’s Fine Arts Gallery from Oct. 10 to Nov. 6.  An open house with refreshments will be held on Oct. 12 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the gallery, followed by four artist talks on Oct. 17 from 12:30-2 p.m.
  • Lone Star College-North Harris will host HECHO Para El Colegio, or “Made for College,” on Saturday, October 26 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Student Services Building Conference Center (SSB-208). HECHO is an acronym for Higher Education and Careers for Hispanic Opportunities. This free event will feature information about educational opportunities and career paths that are offered by the college, and is specifically targeted for Hispanic families.

  • The Lone Star College System Doctoral Support Group will be hosting a Grad School Expo at the LSC-University Park  Conference Center Oct. 18 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • To help unravel the complex relationship between criminal behavior and mental illness, LSC-Montgomery welcomes Dr. John Sadler on Tuesday, October 22, from 12-1 p.m., as part of the Lyceum Speakers Series.
  • This annual exhibition showcases the talent of full-time and adjunct art faculty members in a wide variety of mediums such as oil painting, photography, mixed media and ceramics.

  • Come Nov. 1-10 to see this play "Molly Delicious" which focuses on issues of love, family, hopes and dreams.

  • Don't miss this “Avoiding Risks and Smarter Choices” talk Sept. 25 for the business savvy employee.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood invites the community to tap their feet at the first Symphonic Band and Jazz Ensemble Concert for the 2013-2014 year. The entertainment-filled event will take place Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. on the Performing Arts Center (PAC) Main Stage and will feature music from an array of famous composers. The purpose of the performance is to give players in both ensembles an opportunity to exhibit their musical abilities to the audience.

  • Swearing off love, parties and the dormitory buffet creates comedy and havoc in Shakespeare’s “Love’s Labour’s Lost”. The production chronicles the journey of Ferdinand and his fraternity brothers at Navarre University as they try to focus on their college education. All goes according to plan until Adrienne, a foreign exchange student, arrives from France with her three best friends. “Love’s Labour’s Lost” will be performed on Oct. 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 5-6 at 2 p.m.

  • In just one hour, LSC-Montgomery students can learn valuable information about success in the ‘real world’ during the college’s POWER SERIES, hosted this fall by the Maverick Transfer, Recruitment, & Career (TRAC) Center.
  • We can help with your pathway to citizenship! For those on the pathway to U.S. Citizenship, Lone Star College-Kingwood offers Citizenship Preparation Classes to help you prepare for the exam. Classes focus on the 100 questions produced by the USCIS (United States Citizenship and Immigration Services) for the interview, the fundamentals of U.S. history and government, and other pertinent information to become a more informed citizen of this country.

  • In today’s knowledge based economy, continuous learning is not an option but a necessity. Continuing education (CE) responds to community needs by opening its doors to all who are motivated to learn and enrich their lives. Lone Star College provides opportunities to change lives, improve skills and develop talents leading to better jobs and a stronger community. All classes are offered in a variety of formats.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s Maverick Transfer, Recruitment, & Career (TRAC) Center is showcasing four-year university options during “Transfer Tuesdays,” a come-and-go event on Tuesdays for students to discover the variety of university programs available in their preferred field.
  • The Academic Success Center staff and volunteers serving thousands of students saw an increase of 60.5% in student visitors at 4, 375 to 6,948 from Fall 2011 to Fall 2012

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “Cinderella,” by The Brothers Grimm. Performances are scheduled for October 16 through October 20.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts has announced an exciting lineup of events for the fall. If you are a lover of the arts or just looking for something fun to do, enjoy the many talented artists and performers at LSC-North Harris. All events are open to the community and free, unless noted otherwise.

  • Lone Star College System is joining colleges across Texas encouraging students to “Commit to Complete” their degrees, a pledge intended to encourage them to successfully complete their educational goals.

  • LSC-Montgomery has begun hosting a bimonthly support meeting for veterans. Following this week’s meeting (Thursday, September 19, from 6-8 p.m.), subsequent meetings will be held October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, and December 12. All meetings will be held in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102, with refreshments provided.
  • LSC System Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter among those joining LSC-CyFair President Dr. Audre Levy for the Sept. 12 ribbon-cutting celebration to dedicate the new full-service LSC-Cypress Center.

  • From September 16 through October 18, Lone Star College-Tomball’s art gallery will be featuring the ceramic work of Suzanne Shield-Polk, LSC-CyFair ceramics professor.

  • On October 3, 2013, from 6-8 p.m., the advising and counseling offices of LSC-Tomball will be hosting “College Night.”  For two hours, local community college and high school students will have an opportunity to spend time with college and university representatives and discuss issues of interest including admissions requirements, programs being offered, and other information to help choose the right college or university.

  • Known as “modern day slavery” human trafficking is a growing problem in Houston and the surrounding communities. In an effort to address the issue, Lone Star College-Kingwood will broadcast the City of Houston’s “Shine a Light on Human Trafficking” Campaign on Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m. On screens in the Student-Conference Center, community members, faculty, staff, and students are invited to attend and learn more about this serious problem.

  • Seminar Showcases Learning Differences in Childhood Development

    A local mother is sharing her knowledge and first-hand experience during a two-hour parenting class offered through LSC-Montgomery’s continuing education department.

  • Honoring the contributions of Hispanics in America are the basic goals of Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15. During the month-long celebration, the Intercultural Center, the Office of Student Life, and the library invite the community to various activities. One of the main events will be guest speaker Tony Diaz on Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center (SCC).
  • Organization and time management are key components in successfully juggling family, work, school and more. To help people get into an organized routine, Ellen Delap, a professional organizer, will host a Time and Life Management session at Lone Star College-Kingwood on Sept. 25 at 12 p.m. in Classroom Building A room 114. Delap will discuss time management tools like planners, lists, and paper command centers.

  • The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council is pleased to announce BBVA Compass as the title sponsor for its 27th Annual Small Business of the Year Awards to be held Thursday, Nov. 14.

  • Are you looking for a career in the medical field? Beginning in October, the Certified Nurse Aide Certificate (C.N.A.) program will be offered at Lone Star College-Victory Center. The classes at LSC-Victory Center offer a new, convenient location for students to take advantage of Lone Star College System’s history as a proven provider of successful C.N.A. training.

  • A new program at LSC-Montgomery offers an innovative, high-tech look into the human body—once “slice” at a time.
  • High school seniors and college students can register now to enhance their professional image and learn the art of social etiquette  - look, act and entertain like a diplomat - with this free series.

  • Among the free resources available are Student Success Seminars, starting Sept. 24- Nov. 19, covering topics such as “Note Taking and Study Skills” , "Time and Stress Management” and “Test Anxiety.”

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees approved a decrease in the property tax rate to 11.60 cents per $100 property evaluation for the 2013-14 tax year, a 3 percent decrease from the previous year.

  • This free series of programs set through Nov. 12 provides opportunities to explore the Muslim people, beliefs, history and culture with lectures, films, discussions and cultural presentations.

  • Engage your sense of hearing this semester, as LSC-Montgomery’s music department debuts an exciting line-up of ear-pleasing musical events. From guest artist recitals to large ensemble concerts, many diverse performances are offered for the entire community to enjoy.
  • The LSC-Tomball Honors Program is hosting a family carnival on Saturday, September 28, on the main campus. The event is a fundraiser for the program and will have a wide variety of activities including face painting, an inflatable water slide, football throw, and much more.  A wristband to participate in the activities is $5 per person.

  • Dr. Joachim Reinhuber, assistant professor of piano at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, will be performing at Lone Star College-North Harris on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 2:45 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater (ARTS-115), located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston.

  • He has a knack for financial investments, a background in political science, and an ability to bring a smile to anyone’s face. But it’s his involvement with LSC-Montgomery’s Film Studies Series that’s earned Gary Brown the “Instructor of the Year” award form the college’s Academy for Lifelong Learning.
  • Legal permanent residents interested in becoming a United States citizen are invited to attend the fifth annual Immigration and Citizenship Workshop at Lone Star College-Kingwood on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. This workshop is coordinated through a partnership with the college and the City of Houston’s Office of International Communities (OIC), Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (NCI), and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO).

  • LSC-Montgomery’s drama department has an exciting 2013-14 theatre season. With a focus on community engagement and enrichment, there will be plenty of opportunities to experience the college’s talent and excellence in a unique line-up of shows.

  • Discover the ‘in’s and out’s’ of the oil and gas industry during LSC-Montgomery’s Petroleum Engineering Forum and Discussion Panel, on Wednesday, October 2, from 1-2:30 p.m., in the General Academic Center (Building G), Room 102.
  • Try LSC-CyFair’s Evening and Weekend College Program to earn a workforce certificate or to take core courses toward a degree.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball, a long-time champion of student needs and innovator of student-friendly programs is offering Late Start courses to accommodate students who wish to begin their coursework mid-semester or want to complete their degree or certificate in a shorter period of time.  

  • Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library will be hosting Workforce Solutions’ free seminar designed to give job-seekers an edge in today’s competitive job market on September 18.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • With various class start dates set in late September and October, it’s not too late to begin the journey toward an associate degree. Register now.

  • Earning a four-year degree at a community college is now a reality at Lone Star College-Atascocita Center. In partnership with the University of Houston-Downtown (UHD), students can now earn a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree in General Business entirely on the Atascocita campus. Interested students and community members can learn more about the program at the Joint Information Sessions on Sept. 16 and Nov. 18 at 6 p.m. in room 206 and Oct. 23 and Dec. 11 at 12 p.m. in room 218.

  • Skilled, qualified and caring teachers are needed to educate and develop students. With a bachelor’s degree and a passion to make a difference in the lives of young people, interested people can learn more about Lone Star College System’s (LSCS) Alternative Teacher Certification Program (ATCP) at LSC-Kingwood’s fall information sessions on Sept. 9, Oct. 14, Nov. 11 and Dec. 9 in the Performing Arts Center room 125 at 5 p.m.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Career Services department provides free resources to students and the business community. Career Services is dual purposed. It guides students in choosing an appropriate major or career path and assists them in job readiness skills such as creating quality resumes, searching for job opportunities and preparing for job interviews.

  • Did you miss fall registration at Lone Star College-Montgomery? Don’t worry! A variety of ‘Late Start’ courses are still available. 

  • Helping people protect their smiles and health are two of the main goals of a dental hygienist. At Lone Star College-Kingwood, students in the Dental Hygiene program are trained to become a dental hygienist through the classroom and clinical work at the campus’ state-of-the-art Dental Clinic. “Students in the program are prepared to go into a dental office and work as a dental hygienist,” said Maribeth Stitt, dental hygiene program director at LSC-Kingwood.

  • While visiting family in Iran, married ESOL professors decided to put their talents and knowledge to good use. Dr. Masoud Shafiei, director of ESOL at Lone Star College-Kingwood, and his wife, Alice Savage, ESOL professor at LSC-North Harris, offered two free English workshops to teachers in Iran. The workshops focused on using learner-centered, grammar practice activities to teach English to Iranian students in kindergarten through 12th grade and college students.

  • With the City of Houston’s mayoral elections around the corner, Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Center for Civic Engagement will host political forums for candidates during its “Engage the Election” series. “We are hosting these forums because we see our role as a resource for students and the community as educating not only workers but citizens,” said Dr. John Theis, political science professor and Center for Civic Engagement director.

  • Music aficionados and community members are in for a treat as Lone Star College-Kingwood’s music faculty perform a variety of selections at “Stellar Evening”. The 17th annual event showcases faculty members’ talents as well as raises money for the Fine Arts Scholarship program. “Stellar Evening” will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Instructional Building’s Recital Hall. Following the faculty recital is a meet and greet dessert reception.
  • LSC-Tomball’s surgical technology program will be holding an information session about the in-demand field of surgical technology and the surgical technology program at LSC-Tomball on Wednesday, September 4 from 5 to 6 p.m. in Room 123 at LSC-Tomball’s Health Sciences Building, located at 700 Graham Drive in Tomball. The information session is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

  • Worried that you missed signing up for classes? It’s not too late, enroll today! LSC-North Harris is offering Late Start courses starting as early as Sept. 4, and as late as Nov. 4. These classes are designed to be flexible enough for even the busiest student’s schedule.

  • The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Atascocita Center invites prospective members to register for the program and sign up for classes on Sept. 5 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in room 206.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery students, staff, and, faculty are invited to “Discover Aquaponics” during a special all-day workshop on Friday, September 13, in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102. 

  • Much like thousands of others in the Houston-area, students at Victory Early College headed back to school this week. However, unlike many of their counterparts, these high school students are on-track to simultaneously earn an associate degree from Lone Star College-North Harris, and a high school diploma.

  • With graduation fast-approaching, competition at the CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology is heating up. Students in the school’s inaugural class are competing for two spots to be featured at the Armstrong McCall World’s Fair of Cosmetic Arts and Sciences on Sept. 8 and 9 in San Antonio, Texas.

  • The next Business Success Seminar series for local businesses will be held at Lone Star College-Tomball September 6, October 4 and November 1, and will cover the following topics: “Google Tools for Business,” “Fulfillment by Amazon,” and “Affordable Care Act, You and Your Business, and HR Law Concerns.”

  • With the election season fast approaching, students who need to register to vote can do so at Lone Star College-Kingwood. The voter registration drives will take place in the Student-Conference Center foyer on Sept. 3 and 17 from 12-2 p.m. and in front of the Library on Sept. 24 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Students must provide a government issued identification such as a driver’s license or social security card as well as their address.

  • The health care profession is one that is always in constant demand for qualified and compassionate workers. Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Nursing Department invites anyone interested in becoming a nurse to attend Nursing Information Sessions this fall. The sessions are on Sept. 4 at 1 p.m., Oct. 2 at 5 p.m., Nov. 6 at 1 p.m. and Dec. 4 at 5 p.m. in the Health Sciences Building.

  • To celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month, Lone Star College-Montgomery is highlighting three law enforcement veterans who are also award-winning authors during two events on Thursday, September 19, at noon in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H), and also at 7 p.m., in the library (Building F). 

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Men’s Center held a dedication ceremony on Aug. 22 in the Student-Conference Center room 234. Cutting the ribbon are (from left) Dr. John O’Malley, vice president of Administrative Services; Garth Howard, dean of Student Development; Dr. Darrin Rankin, vice president of Student Success; Waymond Wesley, Men’s Center program director; and Dr. Katherine Persson, president of LSC-Kingwood.

  • Community members are welcome to join Lone Star College-CyFair students and college employees Aug. 28 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of The March on Washington.

  • LSC-Kingwood Invites Community to November 2013 Events

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood in partnership with the City of Houston’s Office of International Communities (OIC), Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (NCI) and the National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO) Educational Fund will host the fifth annual Immigration and Citizenship Workshop on Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. “The workshop is designed to assist eligible legal permanent residents in their path to citizenship by completing the N-400...
  • Dear Community Members, we hope you enjoy this fifth newsletter, published semiannually. The contents of this newsletter, like those in the past, cover a variety of topics reflecting the diversity of programs and activities happening at your community college. In the first hundred years of community colleges (previously called junior colleges or technical colleges), providing quality instruction with access for all were key values.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s professor of history, Dr. Craig Livingston, will sign copies of his new book, From Above and Below, on Wednesday, September 18, from 12-2 p.m., in the campus bookstore, located in the Commons Building (Building A). 

  • Attend the open house and register for classes in LSC-CyFair's Academy for Lifelong Learners designed for ages 50 and better.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery is starting off its fall schedule with “The Object is the Thing,” an exhibit by Chanda Glendinning, on display August 26 to September 20 in the gallery, which is located in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D).  

  • If want to try your hand at writing poetry, fiction, or a memoire—or if you just want to improve your current writing skills, classes are now available from two outstanding, award-winning authors at Lone Star College-Montgomery.  

  • Mark the calendar to see student and faculty artistic and musical talents showcased in Center for the Arts events set through December.

  • Come to meet this U.S. Champion or register to compete in the upcoming Saturday Simultaneous Blindfold Chess Exhibition.

  • Friends of the Library supports the college and rewards with cash prizes student efforts on the best student research projects that find, evaluate, select and communicate information from library resources effectively

  • The deadline for applications for Lone Star College-Tomball’s vocational nursing program is September 6, 2013. In order to apply, students must take and submit their entrance exam scores no later than August 30.
  • Alum Sara Garza shares her story of successful career as a medical assistant that began with a desire to help people for a living.

  • Join Vernon Henry for this free fall series designed to increase your core, balance, strength and flexibility.

  • Anyone interested in upgrading their job skills, training for a new career, or starting on a bachelor’s degree is encouraged to enroll in fall semester classes at Lone Star College-University Park.

    Fall semester classes start Monday, Aug. 26. Tuition for 12 credit hours starts at $704. Call 281-290-2600 or visit LoneStar.edu/UP for more information.

  • Various art pieces will be on display at Lone Star College-Kingwood’s annual Fall Faculty Art Show. The show will run from Aug. 28-Sept. 25 in the college’s Fine Arts Gallery. The Faculty Art Show is designed to showcase recent work of current faculty members and to promote art classes offered at LSC-Kingwood. Select art pieces will be for sale and a portion of the proceeds will go toward the Art Scholarship Fund to be presented at the juried Student Art Show in summer 2014.

  • Among topics for this weekly Tuesday series, that continues through Oct. 16, are web presence, positive psychology, community volunteerism and more.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s Discovery College is building children’s minds—literally, after a successful week of Woodworking Camp! Part of the productivity is due, however, to the generosity of the Magnolia/West Woodlands Home Depot, which donated most of the supplies.  

  • Topics in the weekly Wednesday workshops cover food, women and writing of cultures: Macedonian, American, Hispanic and Islamic.

  • Fall information sessions covering LSC-CyFair’s healthcare programs are available at new LSC-Cypress Center and LSC-CyFair locations.

  • Since the turn of the century, the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery has been offering intriguing lectures, workshops, and seminars for the 50-plus retired or semi-retired community. 

  • With only a few weeks left to register for the fall semester at Lone Star College-Montgomery, the college is offering students a chance to secure their classes—and get a free lunch! 

  • (Aug. 6, 2013) – Lone Star College System is holding open house events at its campuses for the Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), a membership program geared toward adults 50-plus who want to stay plugged in to a learning environment.

  • The public is invited to attend an Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) open house this month. Lone Star College-North Harris will host an open house on Tuesday, Aug. 20, from 10 a.m. to noon. Lone Star College-Victory Center will host one on Thursday, Aug. 22, also from 10 a.m. to noon. These free events will give interested individuals a chance to be introduced to current members, meet instructors, and review the class offerings, as well as join and register for upcoming classes.

  • LSC-Tomball’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) program is holding a free open house and registration on Saturday, August 24, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The open house will be in LSC-Tomball’s Beckendorf Conference Center.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Men’s Center is charged with providing services and resources to help more male students attend and graduate from college. Officially opening this fall, the center invites the community, faculty, staff and students to its Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 22 at 8:30 a.m. The event will be held in the Student-Conference Center room 234.

  • On Saturdays, August 10, 17 and 24, Lone Star College-Tomball is extending its registration hours to accommodate the demand of students who still need to finalize their registration for the fall semester.

  • Michael Young brings three decades of experience to this position in which he will oversee the workforce programs at the new full-service satellite center located at 19710 Clay Road at Fry Road.

  • (July 29, 2013) The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing of the 2013-2014 Proposed Budget on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381, followed immediately by a workshop and regular meeting. 

  • Dr. Renee Pruitt, director of the physical therapist assistant program at Lone Star College-Montgomery, has been selected to serve on the external advisory board for the Bridge Program at the University of Texas Medical Branch School of Health Professions. 

  • (July 25, 2013) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will conduct a budget workshop on July 30, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Training and Development Center located at 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, Texas 77381 for the purpose of reviewing the proposed budget for 2013-2014. No action will be taken. 

  • The College Awareness Readiness and Education (CARE) Initiative at LSC-North Harris, in partnership with the Spring Independent School District, is helping lead the way to ensuring that high school students are college-ready by the time they graduate.

  • (July 25, 2013) – Time is running out to nominate local businesses for the 27th Annual Small Business of the Year awards.  Aug. 1 is the deadline to name a business for consideration by the Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council for this annual recognition.  Each year, the council recognizes successful small businesses that make an impact in the local community and on the local economy.

  • Among the free weekly workshop topics in August are sushi, the worst of presidential campaigns, a no-nonsense tutorial on Medicare and finding happiness.

  • Photographer Marguerite Baldwin shares her new passion as painter and artist in this exhibition she titled “The Origin of the Series: An Evolutionary Tale” on display in the Bosque Gallery. Meet this visiting artist at the Sept. 19 reception.

  • Sign up for one of two August Parent Orientations to get information on FERPA, financial aid, academic services, student services as well as faculty and college expectations of students.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s biotechnology students are ‘diving in’ to their research after another generous donation has enabled them to build an open pond on campus. This pond will allow students to grow large amounts of algae that will be used to research novel agricultural techniques for Aperion, a property development company based in Arizona.  

  • The health care industry is one of the fastest-growing employment sectors in the nation, and there are many ways to take advantage of the trend.  Recognizing this opportunity, Lone Star College-Tomball has added a new program to its degree offerings—administrative services: medical specialty.

  • With more employment opportunities on the horizon, employers are consistently looking to hire skilled applicants. To meet the demand, Lone Star College-Atascocita Center will provide multiple workforce training courses and programs this fall. Offered are OSHA general industry, grant writing, Photoshop, SAT preparation, Spanish for healthcare workers, citizenship preparation, communication for the workplace (for non-native speakers) and teen driver education.

  • Let your child put their best foot forward during “Modern Model,” a Discovery College camp session at Lone Star College-Montgomery offered next week, July 22-25, from 1-5 p.m. The class is geared for 7- to 12-year-olds and costs $89 (plus a $5 supply fee).  

  • Lone Star College-Victory Center is hosting a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) Summer Academy for middle school students in the Acres Homes and Inwood Forest Community. The four-day academy runs Monday, July 15, through Thursday, July 18 at the LSC-Victory Center.

  • As part of its ongoing efforts to make access to college hassle-free and convenient, Lone Star College-Tomball is offering three classes at Magnolia High School starting August 27, 2013: ENGL 1301, HUMD 0330, and HIST 1301. Classes will meet on Tuesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. for 14 weeks, with the final on November 26th.  The high school is located at 14350 FM 1488 in Magnolia.

  • In response to the increase in the demand for pharmacy technicians, Lone Star College-Tomball’s pharmacy technician program has extended its application deadline for the fall 2013 semester by one month to 5:00 p.m., Thursday, August 8.

  • Everyone wants a good love story and when it is combined with beautiful music, fantastic singing, and great sets and costumes, magic happens in the theater. That is exactly what will occur when Kingwood Summer Opera presents Puccini’s taut masterpiece “La Bohème” on Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Performing Art Center Main Stage Aug. 1-3 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 4 at 2 and 5:30 p.m. The opera will be sung in Italian with English surtitles projected above the stage.

  • Animated by their devotion to the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s “VI Corps Fifes and Drums” directed by Dr. Craig Livingston, professor of history at the college, was awarded the Most Patriotic Entry in the South County 4th of July parade, held July 4, 2013, in The Woodlands.  

  • The Alden Bridge Village Association (ABVA) and LSC-Montgomery are pleased to announce Katherine “Katie” Langston as the recipient of ABVA’s inaugural tuition scholarship for LSC-Montgomery students.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris student, Chi Cao was recently selected as the USA Today Honors Case Study Challenge Winner.

  • Hannah Musgrove, a recent graduate of Lone Star College-North Harris started off the semester knowing that she had one last honors project to present before she could graduate. Musgrove took the opportunity to choose a project that would be fun, but personal as well.

  • It’s not too late to register children ages 9 to 14 for Lone Star College-CyFair’s Discovery College summer youth program, continuing through Aug. 8 with a theme with the theme of “Integrated Learning.”

  • New Student Orientation is required for all first-time in college students. These programs include advising sessions and campus tours and are free; however, students must pre-register for sessions.

  • LSC-Tomball is making the enrollment process easier and more summer-friendly with concentrated “New Timberwolf Enrollment Days” (July 16-18). The days are an innovative, student-friendly program that offers first-time students the option to complete all the steps to enroll in LSC-Tomball in one to three days.

  • As a gesture of appreciation for the hard work and sacrifices of the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces, and the dependents who may be using their service member’s benefits, Lone Star College-Tomball will have a special advisor available July 25 (8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 3 p.m.-7 p.m.) to assist veterans and shorten their time in line during the fall 2013 registration process.  No preregistration is required.

  • (June 27, 2013) – Lone Star College System has been recognized as the top producer of associate degrees in Texas and is ranked third among all community colleges in the nation. According to the 2013 list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers published on June 24 by Community College Week magazine, LSCS was listed third in the nation among more than 1,100 community colleges for the number of associate degrees it awarded. LSCS was first in Texas among the 50 community colleges in the state.

  • Students can now pursue their education just minutes away from their homes. The Lone Star College-Atascocita Center is offering a variety of classes and programs this fall. Courses, starting Aug. 26, are designed to fit a broad range of academic goals toward certificates, associate’s degrees or university transfer. Registration is now underway and will continue until the first day of class.

  • The TRiO Student Support Services Program at Lone Star College-North Harris recently hosted its 2013 Awards Luncheon. The students in attendance were recognized for earning their associate degrees, acceptance to four-year colleges, and academic achievement.

  • Registration for Summer II classes is currently underway! In only six weeks (July 11 – August 18), students can earn the credits they need to transfer to a university or the prerequisites required for upper-level courses. But hurry—the last day to register for summer classes is July 10.  

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery will feature selected works from art students in the 2013 Annual Juried Student Art Show July 1-25. The show is sponsored by the Durdin Family, owners of Parkway Family Mazda and Kia. The Juried Student Art Show showcases art work produced during the 2012-2013 academic year at LSC-Kingwood. The students’ art work will be judged in three categories: Photography, 2-D (design I, design III and drawing) and 3-D (ceramics).

  • Spring break is when some college students go to the beach or party, but for eight students and two professors at Lone Star College-Kingwood, it was a time to experience a different life beyond what they learned in the classroom. Through the Alternative Spring Break Program, students traveled nearly 800 miles to El Paso and New Mexico to learn firsthand the realities of border life.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s drama department is presenting the Tony Awarding-winning musical Avenue Q, July 11-13, at 7:30 p.m. each evening, with a matinee show on July 13, at 2:00 p.m. Plus, there will be a preview performance on Wednesday, July 10, at 5:30 p.m., with $5 tickets for community members and free admission for LSC-Montgomery students, faculty, and staff with a valid i.d. 

  • Negative images and messages aired by the media and other broadcasting entities have contributed to unhealthy self-esteem issues in women. In an effort to change women’s perspective of themselves, Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Women Center and the Intercultural Center invites the community and their teenage daughters to attend the showing of “Miss Representation” on Thursday, July 11 at 7 p.m. in Classroom Building A (CLA) room 114.

  • The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council is now seeking nominations from the community for the 27th Annual Small Business of the Year awards. This includes nominations of businesses within the LSC-Tomball service area.

  • For those wanting to pursue or advance a career in live entertainment technology (LET), or for those who teach in this specialized field, Lone Star College-Montgomery will host a free professional development workshop on campus on Saturday, July 13, at 9 a.m. The workshop is free, but space is limited to the first 20 people to enroll. 

  • (June 17, 2013) – The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council is now seeking nominations from the community for the 27th Annual Small Business of the Year awards.

  • “LSC-University Park is pleased to be able to offer fun and exciting camps this summer for our younger students,” said Shah Ardalan, president of LSC-University Park. “This is a great way to expose children to LSC-University Park and get them interested in our innovative college atmosphere at an early age.”

  • Students in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s medical radiologic technology program can now complete their required clinical rotations at Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center (TMC), one of only two Level 1 trauma centers in the greater Houston area. 

  • Let your child discover something new this summer at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Discovery College, a fun and exciting enrichment program for youth with weekly camps running through August 8. 

  • Lone Star College-North Harris recently recognized four outstanding employees as recipients of the 2012-2013 Adjunct Faculty Excellence Award. The winners, selected from faculty, staff and student nominations, are Kimberlee Dunn, professor of history; Jerome Duran, professor of visual communications; Tamara Green, professor of sociology; and Jeff Watts, professor of paralegal studies.

  • The Kingwood Big Band will celebrate America’s birthday early with a patriotic concert on Saturday, June 29 at Lone Star College-Kingwood. The Independence Celebration Concert, also sponsored by the Rotary Club of East Montgomery County, will take place at 2 p.m. in the college’s Student-Conference Center. The band will perform patriotic favorites and jazz music from the Big Band era in honor of the Independence Day Holiday.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery is pleased to acknowledge the Durdin Family and Parkway Family Mazda and Kia for its overwhelming generosity and support in the form of a five year donation. The donation will fund the college’s annual Student Art Show that will take place July 1-25.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Young Summer Artists Program invites the public to two performances on June 16. Held on the Performing Arts Center Main Stage, the concert will feature 20 singers from the area who will present short scenes and arias from operas at 2 and 7:30 p.m. This program gives beginning college students, high school students and the community a chance to learn and sing operatic roles.

  • (June 6, 2013) – Lone Star College-Online was recognized as a gold award winner as part of the recent IMS Global Learning Consortium annual worldwide competition. The award winners were announced at this year’s Learning Impact 2013, an annual awards program and conference that focuses on improving the impact of technology in addressing educational challenges: improving access, affordability, and quality.

  • Campus Technology magazine announced June 1 that Lone Star College System received their 2013 Campus Technology Innovators award for the Student Systems and Services category.

    Lone Star College-University Park competed with 235 submitted entries from higher education institutions around the globe.

  • Enjoy learning about vintage quilts from WWII, birding, henna and butterflies in upcoming Wednesday workshops this July.

  • The Bosque Gallery exhibition, “A Thread Runs Through,” features Cathie Kayser's work with various printmaking techniques that give aesthetic form to a sense of loss, her self-proclaimed theme. Meet the artist at the July 18 reception. 

  • The Performing Arts Center box office will be open to the public Monday through Thursday between June 24 and July 12 from 1 to 4 pm. The box office will be open for walk-up ticket purchases as well as to provide information about upcoming events at the center. The Drama department’s summer musical, The Music Man, will run July 11 through 13 at 7:30 pm and July 14 at 2 pm.

  • With big dreams within her reach, former Lone Star College-North Harris student, Nguyen Cao made the most of her time at the college, and is now reaping the rewards. Through the help and support of her teachers, peers and mentors, Cao took advantage of the opportunities offered by the college’s honors program to achieve her goals.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, June 6, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood is looking into innovative ways to tailor core subjects based on a student’s degree plan. In collaboration with the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas at Austin, LSC-Kingwood was selected as one of nine co-development partners to bring the national New Mathways Project (NMP) to Texas.  The project develops math pathways based on a student’s degree plan and career choice instead of funneling all students through a college algebra pathway.

  • (May 30, 2013) – Officials with the Lone Star College Foundation are still reeling following the record-setting success of StarGala 2013, which raised $565,000 and set numerous other revenue records. The revenue success can be attributed to the outstanding leadership by the Star Gala 2013 co-chairs Ian and Linn Powell, said Darcy Mingoia, executive director of the LSC Foundation.

  • Lone Star College-Conroe Center is hosting several open house events this summer to give students an opportunity to learn more about the full service campus in Conroe.  

  • Three area faculty members were named Lone Star College-University Park’s first faculty Excellence Award Winners and were recognized at the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) conference in Austin, TX, May 26 to 29.

  • In honor of retiring Tomball Independent School District (ISD) superintendent John Neubauer and his 46 years of dedicated service to the district, Lone Star College-Tomball has established a full two-year tuition scholarship in his name.

  • Students from Lone Star College-Montgomery’s live entertainment technology (LET) program are using timing and technology to bring concert goers, church worshippers, and theatre enthusiasts the greatest sound and lighting experience possible. 

  • Students made a difference throughout the Cy-Fair community with a variety of service projects as part of the annual Big Event, a national day of community service.

  • Tomball Regional Health Foundation (TRHF) recently committed to providing Lone Star College-Tomball with $379,188 for support of the allied health programs at the college.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s art department and the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery welcome artist Merrie Wright and her exhibit Dazzle on Dry Land, on display June 3 through June 28 in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D). The show will feature ceramic sculpture, installations, and photographs of site-specific works. 

  • Summer is almost here and time is running out.  Beginning June 10 and running through August 8, Lone Star College-Tomball’s Discovery College will be offering weekly summer camps for children ages 6-17.

  • Students committing to this learning cohort can choose among four different complete degree plans and then graduate or transfer with a degree in 2 ½ years or less.

  • (May 24, 2013) – Lone Star College System is offering a new program beginning June 3 that will train students who are veterans to be an oil and gas field service technician in just 12 weeks.  

  • History teachers, professors and people interested in the subject are invited to Lone Star College-Kingwood’s first History Day Conference on June 19 from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Designed to be interactive and thought provoking, this conference is for community members interested in the examination of secession, the Civil War and Reconstruction. Participants will also receive resources needed for instruction.

  • Are you looking to get ahead for the fall semester? There is still time left to register for summer classes! The first summer session begins June 3 and runs through July 9, and the second summer session will take place July 11 through August 18.

  • New Student Orientation is required for all first-time in college students. These programs include advising sessions and campus tours. New Student Orientations are free – however, students must register for Orientation ahead of time.

  • Intermediate and advanced dancers are invited to register for the first Summer Dance Intensive Program hosted by LSC-Kingwood and Rednerrus Feil Dance Company. The intensive program will take place June 7-9. Registration is open to dancers age 16 and older who wish to gain college or professional experience. Participants will learn a highly concentrated curriculum with professional expertise training and technique from LSC-Kingwood faculty, RFDC directors, and guest artists.

  • The recent spring semester event celebrates the hard work and achievements of LSC-CyFair's scholarship recipients as well as the generosity of donors who provided more than $166,500 in scholarships this year.

  • After serving the Cy-Fair community for 10 years, this joint public and college library reaches a new circulation milestone when the 10 millionth item was checked out April 28.

  • The Fellowship of the Woodlands was packed with family, friends and guests on May 11 as graduating students received their diplomas and honors at the 2013 Lone Star College-Tomball Commencement ceremony.

  • Kimberly White, a student at Lone Star College-North Harris, learned later on in life that her education was important to her, so she decided to go back to school to earn her GED.

  • Get a head start on your college goals this summer at Lone Star College-Montgomery. With two summer sessions—the first beginning June 3, and the second beginning July 11, LSC-Montgomery has lots of classes available for those wanting to beat the heat and complete a college course in just six weeks.    

  • CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology students recently hosted two community hair events, giving the students the opportunity to put their skills in action.

  • Lone Star College-University Park’s Class of 2013, the college’s first graduating class, were recognized for their academic achievements on May 11 at the spring 2013 Commencement. The ceremony for both LSC-University Park and Lone Star College-Tomball students was held at 10 a.m. at Fellowship of The Woodlands.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Fine Arts Gallery will feature three guest artists’ work at its “Press: O.N.” exhibit. The pieces will be on display May 22-June 17 and the community is invited to the receptions on May 31 at 6 p.m. and June 5 at 12:30 p.m. This showcase will highlight work from Dean Dass, with the University of Virginia; Lari Gibbons, with the University of North Texas and Sandra C. Fernandez, with the University of Texas at Austin.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris' Commencement Ceremony will be available to view LIVE via the web. The web stream will be available on Friday, May 10, 2013 starting at 6:30 p.m.

  • Students in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Human Services Student Organization collected eight boxes of children’s books for Court Appointed Special Advocates of Montgomery County (CASA). These books will help restore CASA’s nearly depleted current library of books, which is used by children and teens in the foster care system in Montgomery County.  

  • Bring the family for a delightful romp through Alice’s looking glass land with familiar friends and a cast of new ones on stage for one week only.

  • Congratulations to Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Class of 2013, who will be recognized for their achievements at the college’s commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10, at 6 p.m., at The Woodlands Church-Fellowship Campus.  

  • May 11 will be a day of excitement for the many graduates that will walk across the stage and earn their associate degree and/or certificate from Lone Star College-Tomball. The college will hold its annual commencement ceremony at the Fellowship of the Woodlands, located at One Fellowship Drive in The Woodlands, beginning at 10 a.m. Approximately 700 students are eligible for graduation.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris is leading the way and reaching greater heights through a unique teaching approach called flipped classrooms. As part of a STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) grant initiative, LSC-North Harris is utilizing technology to give students the opportunity to the learn in an innovative way.

  • Two LSC-Tomball students are among the three LSCS attendees who have been awarded scholarships from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program, the largest private scholarship for community college transfer students in the country.

  • Three Lone Star College System students have been awarded scholarships from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship Program, the largest private scholarship for community college transfer students in the country.
  • Learn about books to read and food to eat this summer as well as past lives and a video dance performance at the June workshops.

  • With the theme of “Integrated Learning,” LSC-CyFair offers Discovery College for ages 9 to 14 with session options that are "fun, exciting and a great way to learn and discover a new interest.”    

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s art department ends their spring art exhibit season with the Juried Student Art Exhibit, on display May 6-10 in the college’s Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D). The community is invited to the opening reception on Monday, May 6, at noon, in the same location, where refreshments will be served.  

  • LSC-Kingwood Invites Community to May Events

  • Toe-tapping performances and quality entertainment are sure to draw a big crowd to Lone Star College-Kingwood’s fourth Kingwood Kabaret May 31-June 1. A scholarship fundraiser for the college’s Theatre Department, the Kingwood Kabaret is an intimate evening of entertainment that will feature many Jazz standards and Broadway show tunes presented in a cabaret setting.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Jazz Combo was recognized for its outstanding performance at the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Conference Jazz Festival. Held at The Clarion-Music Performance Center at Brazosport College, several combo members were individually recognized as outstanding musicians at the festival. “That was a beautiful tenor sax tone and superb drumming on Mile Davis' ‘Four.’  James Murphy has an absolutely stellar sound and solo conceptions that are miles beyond anyone at the festival.

  • At the age of 45, Leslie Hinojosa made a decision that changed the course of her life. With prompting from her sister, Hinojosa uprooted her family and moved from Corpus Christi to Montgomery for a fresh start, beginning with obtaining her General Education Development (GED) certificate from Lone Star College-Montgomery in 2007.  

  • A group of veterans offered Lone Star College-Montgomery staff and faculty a glimpse into the modern student veteran during “Vets Uncensored,” a question and answer session held last month at LSC-Montgomery.  

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “The Jungle Book,” a classic adventure story by Rudyard Kipling. Daily performances are scheduled for June 26 through June 30.

  • The final concert of the school year, Lone Star College-Tomball’s music department is ending its season with a performance that runs the musical gamut on May 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center.

  • Students - especially those returning to college after a major life or career change - have a unique scholarship opportunity from the Assistance League® of Montgomery County. Several $750 ‘Return to Education’ scholarships will be awarded this summer to worthy students who are entering or already attending LSC-Tomball in pursuit of a career that benefits others.

  • Continuing the long-running annual tradition of sonnet and verse, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers In Performance series hosts a birthday celebration for acclaimed poet Walt Whitman, on Thursday, May 9, at 3 p.m., in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102.  

  • The Chamber Singers from Lone Star College-Montgomery will perform the 4th Annual Opera Gala on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).  

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, May 2, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery students—especially those returning to college after a major life or career change—have a unique scholarship opportunity from Assistance League® of Montgomery County.  

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Dance Department will present its spring dance concert, “Continuum” on May 1 at 7:30 p.m. Held in the Performing Arts Center Theatre, the performance is a culmination of the semester’s work by LSC-Kingwood faculty and selected students. This year, work will be featured from LSC-North Harris and LSC-Montgomery faculty members as well as from the Kingwood Dance Theater.

  • Her “From Dreams to Reality” community presentation was one of several Women’s Month and Pride Week events recently held at LSC-CyFair.

  • Drafting student Cody Gabriel was the first student to register for the new full-service LSC-Cypress Center opening this fall, a satellite campus which will house workforce programs and more.

  • Upgraded security and enhanced campus safety features at Lone Star College System are projects included in the upcoming $497.7 million bond referendum.
  • All four faculty - Milton Kandeh, Paula Khalaf, Jason Moulenbelt and Carolina Ruiz - are passionate about teaching, creating a safe learning environment and about student success beyond the classroom. 

  • Qualified instructors are needed to teach summer Discovery College youth program courses. Interested applicants can stop by the CE office located in the Center for Academics and Student Affairs (CASA), room 116.

  • Houston-based Corrpro, a global provider of corrosion control and integrity engineering services, recently created an endowment at Lone Star College-University Park as part of its expanding partnership. 

  • Lone Star College-Atascocita Center will showcase its programs, academic courses and other services at the college’s Open House event on Thursday, May 23 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. At the Open House, high school students, parents and community members will learn more about what the college has to offer by speaking directly to the departments in which they are interested.

  • During her early beginnings in “the projects” of an East Texas town, Dr. Tameka Williams-Bruce, Lone Star College System’s senior human resources manager, had a dream for something more than the circumstances around her. She realized that dream this February when, after years of long days and late nights studying, Williams-Bruce earned her doctorate degree in organization and management from Capella University.

  • The LSC-University Park Beta Upsilon Nu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa held its Spring Chartering and Induction Ceremony April 16, inducting 40 students.

  • Art students moved out of the classroom and into the college art gallery April 11 - April 30 to display their works. The show is free, open to the public (Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), and highlights works from all art classes taught at LSC-Tomball: drawing, design, photography, painting, and digital art.

  • Classes are filling fast, but seats are still available for the LSC-Tomball summer 2013 session.  The summer II session begins July 11 and  fall 2013 classes begin August 26.  Taking classes during the summer helps students earn full college credit for a course in just six weeks (versus 16 weeks).

  • Learn about strategies for getting and maintaining a job in this new economy as part of the free Speaking of Business Speaker Series continuing at LSC-CyFair. 

  • Experience the world—at Lone Star College-Montgomery, during Global Awareness Day, on Wednesday, April 17, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., in the fountain area in front of the Student Services Center (Building C). 

  • Dr. Blake Ellis was recently awarded a fellowship to attend the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Summer Institute.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s drama department and Delta Psi Omega, the college’s chapter of the national theatre honor society, present The 24 Hour Plays on Saturday, April 27, at 7 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).    

  • The Kingwood Chorale and Chamber Orchestra presents “Czech it out! Great Music from Dvorák and his Countrymen” on Saturday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. Held at the First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood, the concert will feature choral and instrumental music from Antonin Dvorák as well as music from Smetana, Janácek, Fibich, and Suk. The chorale and orchestra will pay homage to the history of America’s music, which intersects with the Czech Republic.

  • The Environmentally Conscious Organization of Students (ECOS) at LSC-Montgomery is spurring the campus and community to think outside the box when it comes to reducing, reusing, and recycling, starting with a presentation from the founder of the Phoenix Commotion green-building movement. 

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood will premiere the film “Thin Ice”, the inside story of climate science on April 22 at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 1:45 p.m. in CLA 114. The community is invited at no charge. The film follows scientists at work in the Arctic, Antarctic, Southern Ocean, New Zealand, Europe and the United States of America. It talks about their work, and their hopes and fears, with a rare candor and directness.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris is currently accepting students for summer and fall photography courses. If you are ready to venture into the world of photography and learn how to take your photos to a new level, grab your camera and register today.

  • The lilt of guitar, flute and voice will fill the Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center (PAC) April 25 at 2 p.m. as LSC-Tomball music students perform the works of an eclectic collection of composers.

  • Student Government Association wins Chapter, Student and Advisor of the Year awards at the Texas Junior College Student Government Association Regional Convention.

  • HOUSTON (April 11, 2013) – Lone Star College System is offering a new, free program at LSC-University Park beginning April 22 that will train students to be a drilling services support technician in just 10 weeks.  

  • Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library and Workforce Solutions are presenting a free seminar designed to help job-seekers rethink their profession and repackage their professional skill set to become more competitive in the job market.

  • Come enjoy a night of fun and imagination at the film festival open to everyone and where a jury of entertainment industry professionals will choose the winners.

  • Come hear the new songs of talented student songwriters at this spring concert, which may contain mature language.

  • The LSC-CyFair campus will reopen for regularly scheduled classes and activities this morning (Wednesday). Counselors will be available to talk with students and employees and will be visiting the classes of those students who were victims as well. LSC-CyFair President, Audre Levy, and counselors will also be holding debriefing sessions about the incident for faculty and students. 
  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Theatre Department will hold open auditions for its summer musical production of “The Music Man” on Thursday, May 2 at 5:30 p.m., and Saturday, May 4 at 10 a.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

  • The captain of the world’s largest civilian hospital ship will pull into port at Lone Star College-Montgomery on Monday, April 22, at 7 p.m., to share tales of more than 11 years aboard in the Mercy Ships fleet.  

  • The fall semester is right around the corner. Fall registration at Lone Star College-University Park will be open for all students beginning April 10. Although the fall semester doesn’t begin until August 26, classes fill up quickly.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s dance department will present it’s Mainstage Studio showcase performance on Wednesday, April 24, at 5:30 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre, located in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D). Admission is free, and the event is open to the public.   

  • Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni, an acclaimed Houston author, will read from her newest book, “Oleander Girl,” at Lone Star College-North Harris on April 25 at 7 p.m. in room 101 of the Community Education Building. The community is invited to attend this free event, presented by the North Harris County Branch of American Association of University Women and students of the college.

  • Most English lovers agree that literature tantalizes the soul, but what about your appetite? A themed English literature course at Lone Star College-Montgomery is bringing food and prose together in English 2341: Food and Feasting in Literature, Art, and Film. 

  • Reserve your seat today! Fall registration at Lone Star College-North Harris, Lone Star College-Greenspoint Center and Lone Star College-Victory Center will be open for all students April 10. The fall semester begins August 26, so be sure to register early and beat the crowd.

  • Literary lovers will enjoy a dual poetry reading at Lone Star College-Montgomery on Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m., as part of the Writers in Performance series. This free event takes place in the Library Building (Building F) and is open to the public.  

  • HOUSTON (April 4, 2013) – Lone Star College System will host the 10th Annual International Education Conference Friday, April 19 at LSC-North Harris.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’smusic department will present a special student recital on Monday, April 8, at 2:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H). The recital is free and open to the public. 

  • Are you worried that a child you love isn’t keeping up with other kids? And if so, what can you do to help? Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Academy for Lifelong Learning is offering a new, parent-centered course that will shed light on how children learn and develop so that parents and grandparents can help them keep up with their peers.   

  • HOUSTON (April 4, 2013) – Lone Star College System will be hosting a series of free  Community and Careers Job Fairs in April.

  • Check out the creative work of visual art students in a variety of mediums from photography, painting and drawing to design, ceramics and art metals.

  • Representatives will be on hand to review applicant materials for day, evening and weekend class positions in a variety of disciplines available at all LSC-CyFair locations including LSC-Fairbanks Center and the new LSC-Cypress Center opening this fall.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball English major Marilyn Comer has been named a 2013 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Silver Scholar.

  • HOUSTON (April 2, 2013) – The Lone Star College Foundation’s StarGala 2013 is scheduled for April 27, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott from 6:30 p.m.-midnight.

  • To avoid the stampede (and stress!) of last-minute registration, all Lone Star College-Montgomery Mavericks are encouraged to register during “Avoid the Stampede,” an on-campus, express registration event held Wednesday, April 10, and continuing throughout the month of April.  

  • HOUSTON (April 1, 2013) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • Enjoy an almost fairy tale afternoon of music in this concert that delivers a message of love.

  • The Chamber Singers from Lone Star College-Montgomery will perform their 4th annual Opera Gala on Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).  

  • LSC-Kingwood Invites Community to April Events, April 1, 2013 - Cosmetology and Facial Information Session The information session is in CLA 102 at 3:30 p.m. For more information, contact Judith Watson at 281-312-1545 or Judith.Watson@LoneStar.edu; April 2, 2013 - Chamber Singers and Concert Choir - The Chamber Singers and Concert Choir will perform a variety of musical selections at 6:30 and 8 p.m. in the MUS Recital Hall. General admission tickets are $5 and it is open to the public.

  • Two actors, playing radio talk show hosts, transform their way through to create the entire population of Tuna in a tour de farce of quick-change artistry, costume changes and outlandish character quirks.

  • HOUSTON (March 28, 2013) – Houston is basking in a booming economy – and Lone Star College System is feeling that growth with its expanding student enrollment.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Dance Department invites the community to its Dance Student Showcase on April 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fitness and Training Center room 101. “This showcase is special in that all works were choreographed and will be performed by the dance students,” said Amy Llanes, dance professor. “We are impressed by the depth of material that the students have explored in creating their works.” The LSC-Kingwood Dance Ensemble is in its third year.

  •  Houston’s very own award-winning author Chitra Divakaruni is sharing her journey as a writer at Lone Star College-Montgomery on Tuesday, April 16, as part of the college’s Lyceum Speaker Series.

  • Enjoy the wonders of the nighttime sky during Lone Star College-Montgomery’s annual “Star Party” on Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m., in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102.   

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s drama department will present William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream April 11-13, at 7:30 p.m., and April 13, at 2 p.m., in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Bldg. D).  

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood invites the community to its biggest music event of the year. Frederic Chiu, an internationally-acclaimed concert pianist, will perform “Classical Smackdown” featuring pieces from 20th-century composers Sergei Prokofiev and Claude Debussy on April 11 at 8 p.m. Chiu will play the classical pieces on the college’s new Yamaha CFX Concert Grand Piano in the Music Instructional Building Recital Hall.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris is offering a unique 15-day Summer Link Program for recent high school graduates, designed to support them during their transition to college. The program is for students who need extra academic work to place into college credit courses. The first session of the Summer Link Program will run June 10 through July 3, and the second session will begin July 15 and end on August 7.

  • The Greater Conroe Economic Development Council recently presented five LSC-Conroe Center students with a $500 scholarship each.  

  • Calling all active adults! Spring is just around the corner, so be sure to take advantage of all it has to offer. Come and meet other members of the community by joining the Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL). The ALL program offers more than 100 classes each year, ranging from technology to watercolor art.

  • Have Broken/Unwanted Electronics? Don’t E-Waste Them! Recycle Electronics at LSC-Kingwood. Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Introduction to Computers Honors Class will collect unwanted electronics through April 22. On Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12-1:15 p.m., the community can bring old and broken computers, computer parts and monitors, printers/scanners, keyboards, mice, and speakers to the college. A separate community e-waste drive will be held on April 20 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m.

  • This instrumental evening features "nothing but the best" with a 20+ piece Big Band and Jazz Combo performance.

  • When David Gottlieb was 16 years old, he joined other American volunteers to help shepherd the way for thousands of Holocaust survivors on their way to Palestine. Gottlieb's courageous story is the focus of the next Lyceum Speaker Series at Lone Star College-Montgomery, scheduled for Thursday, April 11, at noon in the Music Hall (Building H).

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Art Department welcomes conceptual artist Jeremy Newton and his exhibit A.I. Altered Identity, on display April 8-26 in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).  

  • Bring the family for an “out of this world” concert featuring LSC-CyFair's orhestra and special guests Mike Harris and Mark Holter.

  • Team efforts on and off court,such as finishing ninth among 69 teams as well as numerous community service projects, advances The Fighting Ducks to national competition in April.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s new Maverick Transfer, Recruitment, & Career (TRAC) Center has a long list of universities and colleges that will be on campus this spring to help students transition to a four-year university or into the workforce.   

  • Come to help students raise  funds and enjoy some laughs at the Performance Troupe’s Spring Scholarship Show (which is for mature audiences only.)

  • Enjoy this free concert, for mature audiences only, featuring rock, pop, musical theatre, R&B and hip-hop.

  • Lace up your sneakers and stretch out your legs for an event that’s sure to get your heart pumping! Healthier U, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s annual wellness expo and job fair, is set to take place April 3-6.  

  • Dancers hip hop way to first place in the college division at the Showtime International National Drill Team Competition.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood will host a three-part series on a growing problem: identity theft. The Business Department and the Students In Free Enterprise Club invite the community, faculty, staff and students to “Protecting Yourself from Identity Theft” on April 4, 11 and 18 at 12:30 p.m. in CLA 114. “Identity theft is a serious problem and the presentations are one way for the community and campus members to protect themselves,” said Mike Griffith, marketing and management professor.

  • HOUSTON (March 21, 2013) – Registration for Lone Star College System’s popular Discovery College summer camp begins March 23 at all campuses from  9 a.m. to noon.

  • Even the youngest students can thrive at Lone Star College-Montgomery this summer during Discovery College, a fun and exciting enrichment program for youth beginning Monday, June 10. Registration kicks off this Saturday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., in the continuing education office located in the Administration Building (E), Room 205. 

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball music department faculty will present “Expressive and Aesthetic - The Artistry of Music” in the LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m.

  • Addressing the needs of local homeschool students and families, LSC-Tomball is hosting an informational Open Door campus visit, March 22, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., to explain the features, advantages and benefits of its dual credit program.

  • Six receive inaugural scholarship established in honor of  couple’s parents and family and earmarked for students in Government, Political Science and History. Deadline is April 1 for this and other Fall 2013 scholarships.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Discovery College offers a variety of fun and educational camps to keep children ages 6-17 entertained this summer. Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Discovery College offers a variety of fun and educational camps to keep children ages 6-17 entertained this summer.

  • One of six system-wide scholarship essay winners who shared their story at the 20th annual Lone Star College Foundation’s Chancellor’s Breakfast, Thao Tran said she hopes to pay forward the difference community college made in her life as she pursues her dream of becoming a pharmacist. 

  • May mini-mester classes begin May 13 with three-week and four-week courses available as well as on campus and online options.

  • Spaces fill fast so register your children ages 9 to 14 now for a holistic learning experience with LSC-CyFair's summer youth program.

  • Community and college slam poets are being sought to entertain and compete for prizes in annual Poetry Slam.

  • The students of TRiO Student Support Services program at Lone Star College-North Harris display their love of giving this Valentine’s Day by donating blankets to disadvantaged families to keep them warm during the winter months. The “Covered by TRiO” blanket drive brought in more than 30 blankets that were delivered to the Star of Hope shelter in downtown Houston.

  • Long days at the office. Shrinking paychecks. Exhausted, overcommitted kids. These days, who isn’t stressed out and ready for a break? Shift your life from overdrive into neutral, and come on out to Texas Wildlife and Woodland Expo & Spring Fling, where we can help bring balance to your backyard — and your life.

  • The best way to explore all that Lone Star College-North Harris has to offer is to see it in person. On Tuesday, April 2, from 4 to 7 p.m., LSC-North Harris will host prospective students, their families and others interested in the college’s offerings at an on-campus open house.

  • Competing against 10 other schools, Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Theatre Department brought home top awards from the Texas Community College Speech and Theatre Association (TCCSTA) Play Festival. The department’s recent production of “No Exit” was one of two shows awarded a superior rating; the highest rating at the festival. LSC-Kingwood students involved in the production, both acting and technical, also received individual acknowledgement for their outstanding work.

  • Community Invited to Presentation by Merrianne Timko
    Enjoy a fresh perspective on literature with professional food historian, Dr. Merrianne Timko, speaking to students and interested community members on March 27, at 1 p.m., at LSC-Montgomery.  

  • HOUSTON (March 8, 2013) – Lone Star College System has received one of the highest honors for international education –  the NAFSA 2013 Simon Award.

  • What’s the best way to explore all LSC-CyFair has to offer? Come see it in person. From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., prospective students, their families and others can attend information sessions in English and Spanish, take a campus tour, get help with financial aid and registration, learn about academic programs, student clubs and more at the open house.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Forensics Team competed feverishly against other schools in the state at the Texas Community College Forensics Association (TCCFA) Tournament. The team tied for first place in debate with San Jacinto Community College. At the competition, the team competed in debates, limited preparation speaking, and oral interpretation.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series welcomes David Samuel Levinson to read excerpts of his work on Thursday, March 21, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).
  • This annual event is the opportunity for amateur film makers to showcase their talents in the world of film and video and be honored for their unique abilities of storytelling.

  • Current and prospective students are invited to discover the key to their future at LSC-Montgomery’s Maverick Mania 2013, an open house event on Tuesday, April 2, from 5-7:30 p.m., in the atrium of the Health Science Center (Building B).
  • HOUSTON (March 8, 2013) –Houston’s Mayor Annise Parker will present “From Dreams to Reality” on March 26 at a free Lone Star College-CyFair community event to celebrate Women’s Month.

  • March 12 - April 5, Lone Star College-Tomball’s art gallery will feature the work of one of its own, art student Wendy C. Lam.  Her exhibit - a study on the harmony between air, water and earth—is free and open to the public Monday through Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Tough financial decisions with a tight budget leaves non-profit organizations with little money for marketing materials. With that in mind, Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Visual Communications Department is lending its services and resources to create a variety of free marketing pieces for local non-profit organizations at its 10th annual Design-A-Thon on Friday, April 12. The event will take place in the college’s Administration Building room 202 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

  • The Lone Star College-Montgomery Chamber Singers will have a concert on March 20, at 7:30 p.m., to kick off their New Orleans Choir Tour. The concert will take place in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H). Tickets are $5 for students and faculty, and $10 for general admission. 

  • Are you looking for a new and interesting career? Massage therapists are currently in high demand in the Houston area, and Lone Star College-North Harris offers a one-year, fast-track massage therapy program for professional certification.

  • HOUSTON (March 6, 2013) – Lone Star College System has launched a new web site –  LoneStar.edu/Bond2013 – to provide details on the projects by campus related to the May 11 bond referendum called by the LSCS Board of Trustees.

  •  HOUSTON (March 5, 2013) – Registration is now open for the 2013 Lone Star College Women’s Conference  set for  Friday, April 12 from 7:30 a.m.- 3 p.m.

  • Don’t miss this free 7 p.m. community presentation with the only person in Houston history to hold the offices of council member, controller and mayor. A question and answer session will follow.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Concert Choir and The Woodlands Chorale will be combining their musical talents to present Brahms Requiem on April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater at LSC-North Harris.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s Health and Sport Science Club will host a Women’s Self-Defense Course on Thursday, April 4, from 6:15-7:30 p.m. in the LSC-Montgomery aerobics room (Commons Building, Bldg. A, Room 118). The course, normally priced at $65, is free to faculty, staff, students and the community member; however, spots are limited.
  • HOUSTON (March 4, 2013) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • The Lyceum Speaker Series at LSC-Montgomery features a presentation on Israel’s recently elected coalition government on Thursday, March 21, from 12-1 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • LSC-Montgomery’s music department is excited to present an evening tribute recital to the life and music of composer Sergey Prokofiev on Monday, March 4, at 6:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H). The event is free, and community members are invited to attend.  

  • Maribeth Stitt, professor and director of the Dental Hygiene program at Lone Star College-Kingwood, has been nominated for the Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Award. All college and universities in the state of Texas are invited to select a nominee for this award and 10 award recipients will be announced in May.  Stitt was selected as LSC-Kingwood’s nominee from nominations made by faculty members. The award recognizes superior teaching at the college level.

  • Looking to meet members of the community that have the same interests that you do? Join The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-North Harris. The ALL program offers more than 100 classes each year, ranging from jewelry making to website building.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood biology professor Brian Shmaefsky, Ph.D., Ed.D., was recently chosen to participate in the American Physiological Society Archive “Vision and Change” Scholars Program. This eight-week online program is for full time undergraduate faculty in biology, anatomy, physiology and developmental biology who would like to become experts in participating in online educator communities and utilizing digital libraries to find free quality resources.
  • With a bachelor’s degree and a passion to make a difference in the lives of young people, interested people can learn more about Lone Star College System’s (LSCS) Alternative Teacher Certification Program (ATCP) at LSC-Kingwood’s spring information sessions on March 4, April 8 and May 13 in the Performing Arts Center room 125 at 5 p.m.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood held a ribbon cutting ceremony for KidCare on Feb. 28. LSC-Kingwood’s KidCare provides childcare services to children ages three to five while their parents attend college courses on campus.

  • Current and potential students can register online for May mini-term and summer 2013 classes at Lone Star College-Kingwood and LSC-Atascocita Center starting March 6. The May mini-term is from May 13-31. Summer I term begins June 3 and ends July 9 and Summer II term is from July 11 through Aug. 18. Registration for the mini-term and both summer terms will continue through the first day that the class meets.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood biology professors Heather Scherr, far left, and Dr. Brian Shmaefsky, far right, recently spoke at the 66th annual Texas Community College Teachers Association (TCCTA) Convention in Houston. The session was titled, “Implementing the New Core Curriculum: Requirements and Solutions for Biology Faculty.”

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Steel Band will be performing in concert with international recording artist, Andy Narell and special guests Relator and Mark Walker, Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Theater.

  • LSC-University Park will hst its first Criminal Justice Symposium and Community Day in celebration of Criminal Justice Month. The event, will be Wednesday, March 27 from 10a.m. until 2p.m.

    Lone Star College-University Park is home to LSCS’s Law Enforcement Academy. In addition, University of Houston Downtown-Northwest Campus, a partner universities at the college’s University Center offers degrees in criminal justice.

  • Do you need money for college but don’t know how financial aid works? Lone Star College-University Park can assist students with several free financial aid workshops available through April 1.

    LSC-University Park’s office of financial aid will provide students with on-site assistance in completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  • Lone Star College System (LSCS) and Virtual Intelligence Providers, LLC (VIP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to establish an innovative educational and commercial partnership to align corporate training needs with higher education programs.

  • Help replenish LSC-CyFair’s Prom Closet, a prom dress give-away for teens in need and those on a budget, with dress and accessory donations between March 15 and April 18.

  • At approximately noon today, the Lone Star College System police department responded to an altercation on the LSC-Montgomery campus involving a female student who was reportedly assaulted by a male non-student. The altercation is being described as a domestic assault and did not involve any weapons. The male suspect escaped on foot and police were in pursuit.  Lone Star College-Montgomery is not on lockdown at this time and there was not any threat to the Lone Star College campus. 

  • Registration for three-week courses known as mini-mesters and the 2013 summer term at Lone Star College-University Park will begin Wed., March 6.

  • LSC-CyFair helps teens without the financial means to purchase a dress for prom with the anual prom dress give-away in March and April.

  • HOUSTON (Feb. 27, 2013) – Candidates running for the Lone Star College System Board of Trustees’ Positions 1, 2, and 8 will meet in Room 112 of the Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX 77381 at 5 p.m. on Monday, March 4, 2013 to draw for a position on the May 11, 2013 Board of Trustees election ballot.

  • Interested in Computer Networking? Come tour Cisco labs, meet the staff and view demonstrations of various technologies at the open house.

  • Women’s Month features activities from a suit drive to speaker presentations, including a March 26 Mayor Annise Parker presentation open to all.

  • In terms of cutting edge, innovative technology, you can’t get much cooler and more hip than iPad. See how faculty in different disciplines added a new element of excitement to their curriculum.

  • Enjoy a free mid-day musical delight with a variety of small chamber ensembles followed with a decadent chocolate dessert.

  • For the first time on Lone Star College-Kingwood’s campus, a Greek Step Show was held for Black History Month.

  • Choosing a path after high school is a hard decision that many high school students have to make. To help them make the right choice, Caney Creek, New Caney, Porter and Splendora high school juniors and seniors are invited to attend the 11th annual Project Connections on Thursday, March 21 from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID) complex.
  • People interested in obtaining their associate’s, bachelor’s or graduate degrees are invited to attend Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Transfer Fair. The free college fair will take place on Thursday, March 21 from 1-4 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center atrium. The event will host colleges and universities across the state that are interested in helping people meet their academic goals.

  • HOUSTON (Feb. 22, 2013) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees has responded to a committee of citizen leaders and voted unanimously to put a bond referendum in front of area voters for approval on May 11.

  • The Lyceum Speaker Series at Lone Star College-Montgomery brings the community a presentation by Dr. Byron McCane, professor of religion at Wofford College, on Tuesday, March 5, from 12-1 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H). 

  • Ticket prices for the March 3, 2013 (3 p.m.) LSC-Tomball Scholarship Fund benefit concert featuring the Texas A&M Singing Cadets at the LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center have been reduced to enable “the entire family” to experience the one-of-a-kind event.

  • More than 90 students recently attended the first Hats Off to Leadership STEM Conference, hosted by the Women in STEM Education (WISE) Institute at Lone Star College-North Harris.

  • Make professional attire or monetary donations during this one-week suit drive and help someone less fortunate get on the road to success, including some college students.

  • Fall under the spell of hypnotist William Mitchell at Lone Star College-Montgomery during a free Hypnosis Stage Show on Wednesday, February 27, from 1-1:50 p.m., in the Performing Arts Theatre (Bldg. D), Room 100. A reception and question/answer session on the field and science of hypnotism will immediately follow at 2 p.m. in the lobby area. 

  •  Artist Kevin Ramler encourages the community to literally ‘play on’ the art pieces he’s created for the “Play On” art exhibit, on display in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery (Building D) March 4-29.

  • This exhibition, concurrent with the (NCECA) Conference, features a collection of work which showcases exemplary samples of traditional reduction glazes and firing approaches fired at cone 6 (a level which accounts for time as well as temperature in the kilns.)

  • The Lone Star College-Montgomery music department is excited to welcome founding member of the famed King’s Singers, Simon Carrington, to conduct a public choral master class with the LSC-Montgomery Chamber Singers on Tuesday, February 26, at 1 p.m., in the Recital Hall located in the college’ Music Hall (Building H). 

  • Nationally recognized author, entertainer and poet Odd?Rod (aka Roderick Borisade) will host an Open Mic Night at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Lone Star College-University Park, in Building 13, Room 210. The free event is open to the public. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

  • If you’re looking for a Valentine’s Day gift for that special someone, consider the gift of education with Lone Star College-Montgomery’s list of ‘lovely’ continuing education classes.  

  • Come see the hilarious tale of overachievers’ angst chronicling the experience of a quirky, yet charming cast of adolescent outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime March 1-3.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood recently honored five instructors for their commitment to students and education with the Adjunct Excellence Award. Rose Chute, Douglas Maraffa, Gwen McCormick, Claudine Simpson and Martin Urand were nominated by their colleagues and a final selection was made by a committee. Maraffa has been an adjunct professor at LSC-Kingwood for four years. He currently teaches Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities through the Alternative Teaching Certification Program.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood recently honored four employees for their commitment to students and education with the Staff Excellence Award. Cristy Coyne, Allison Huffy, Melissa Johnson and Nicole Khalaf were nominated by their colleagues and a final selection was made by a committee. Coyne has worked at LSC-Kingwood since 1990. She earned her Associate of Arts degree at the college and currently, she is the division coordinator for Arts and Humanities.

  •  The CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology is now accepting applications for its evening operator program, launching this summer, as well as its full-time operator, esthetician and instructor programs scheduled to start in the fall. Applications for all programs are currently being accepted online at LoneStar.edu/CHIschool.

  • In their quest to give back, Lone Star College-Kingwood students, faculty and staff will host a Chili Cook-Off fundraiser for the Montgomery County United Way (MCUW) on Tuesday, March 5. The proceeds will help MCUW fund non-profit organizations in the community that prevent and treat drug and alcohol abuse, reduce poverty, cope with challenges, and respond to crisis. This year’s event will take place from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. behind the college’s Performing Arts Center.

  • The Humble Area Genealogical Society (THAGS) now has a new home for their collection of more than 1,500 genealogy books. The THAGS collection will be housed on the third floor of the LSC-North Harris Library.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts has announced an exciting lineup of events for February and March. If you are a lover of the arts or just looking for something fun to do, enjoy the many talented artists and performers at LSC-North Harris.

  • Kenneth Broberg, an international award-winning pianist, will tickle the ivories and entertain the audience at Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Piano Recital Series. This is the second performance of the spring series. Broberg, a University of Houston student, will play works of Beethoven, Ravel and Schumann on Feb. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Recital Hall. Admission is free.

  • Earning a college degree is attainable at Lone Star College-Atascocita Center. Through a partnership with the University of Houston-Downtown, students can earn a Bachelor’s in Business Administration degree in General Business entirely on the Atascocita campus. To learn more about the program and other offerings at LSC-Atascocita Center, attend information sessions at the community college on Feb. 20 at 6 p.m., March 25 at 12 p.m., April 24 at 6 p.m. and May 20 at 12 p.m.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “Doubt: A Parable,” the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play from John Patrick Shanley.  Daily performances are scheduled for Feb. 27 through March 3.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris student, Imani “Clio” Lang, has been selected as the college’s 2012-2013 Poet Laureate. Lang has been a student at LSC-North Harris since August 2012.

  • Charlotte “Mama C” O’Neal will be presenting “The Spirit of the Panther Lives on Through Art, Youth and Social Action in Tanzania and Beyond,” on Thursday, Feb. 21 at 3 p.m. in the Lone Star College-North Harris Arena Theater (ACAD-142). The community is invited to attend this free event.

  • Devika Lalsinghani, professor of mathematics at Lone Star College-University Park, has been named a recipient of the inaugural 2012 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award by the League for Innovation in Community College.

  • HOUSTON (Feb.11, 2013) – The 20th annual Lone Star College Foundation’s Chancellor’s Breakfast gave more than 240 guests, friends and donors insight into the lives of six Lone Star College System student essay winners. 

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery recently honored four staff members with the 2013 Staff Excellence Award. Katie Halbert, Angela Kane-Pigg, Christopher Moore, and Martha Neely have all been recognized for their contribution to student success. 

  • The Learning Networks and Kinesiology Club at Lone Star College-Montgomery are partnering for a thrilling event. On Tuesday, February 19, from 1-3 p.m., students, faculty/staff, and community members are invited to take part in a ‘Capture the Flag’ contest—with a twist!  

  • “By partnering with VIP, we can provide comprehensive, customized, and cost-effective services and programs to offer additional value to over 90 VIP global customers and hundreds of existing LSCS customers,” said Shah Ardalan, president, LSC-University Park.

  • Contemplating the meaning of life and what happens after death will be explored in Lone Star College-Kingwood’s first spring production. “No Exit”, a famous existentialist play by the French playwright Jean Paul Sarte, explores the meaning of human existence and searches for a deeper meaning to the afterlife-specifically “hell”. This production will take place Feb. 21-23 at 7:30 p.m. and on Feb. 23-24 at 2 p.m. in the college’s Performing Arts Center Main Stage.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood will do its part to stop violence against women this Valentine’s Day. On Feb. 14 at 12:30 p.m., college students, faculty and staff will join with other organizers around the world for One Billion Rising, the global movement to end violence against women and girls. The college participants will dance as they build awareness of the injustices women suffer.

  • HOUSTON (Feb. 8, 2013) – A committee of community leaders has recommended to the Lone Star College System Board of Trustees that the system consider building new learning facilities and infrastructure sufficient to accommodate the system’s historical growth.

  • Environmental science students at Lone Star College-Kingwood learned about the development of public policy when they visited the Houston Galveston Area Council’s (H-GAC) Natural Resources Advisory Committee (NRAC) on Feb. 7.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) members learned how to play bridge, canasta and visited different booths at the open house events at the LSC-Atascocita Center and at the East Montgomery County Improvement District.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series welcomes writer and poet Mike Baldwin to read excerpts of his work on Thursday, February 21, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).  

  • HOUSTON (Feb. 7, 2013) – The Lone Star College System has hit another milestone with an enrollment of nearly 75,000 credit students this spring. The official day number for credit students was 74,946, a 1 percent increase over spring 2012.

  • Girl Scouts from Troop #16126 host community book drive, in part toward earning Silver Award and also to help raise funds for the Friends of the Library. A spring drive is also planned.

  • Several students and administrators at Lone Star College-Montgomery, along with the support of local Rotarians, are making plans to form a new Rotaract club.  

  • LSC-Montgomery is making it easier for students to continue on to a four-year university or transition into the workforce through the newly created Maverick Transfer, Recruitment, & Career (TRAC) Center.

  • On February 21, LSC-Tomball’s Inkling Creative Writing Club will be hosting a reading, Q&A session and book signing by award-winning author Mat Johnson. The free event is open to the public and begins at 12:30 p.m. in the LSC-Tomball Commons, Room N-103.  Light refreshments will be provided.

  • HOUSTON (Feb. 4, 2013) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • Broadway comes to LSC-Tomball February 21-23, 7:30 p.m., with the drama department production of “I Never Sang for My Father” in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets may be purchased online by visiting www.lonestar.edu/tomball-pac.
  • LSC-CyFair STEM Pilot program targeted area middle school students, who would potentially be first-generation college students and where English was not necessarily the only language spoken at home.

  •  Lone Star College System officials continue to evaluate the processes and systems in place at all levels related to the shooting incident on Tuesday, Jan. 22.  This includes a review of process timelines and how well established protocols, including various warning and alert systems, were utilized and implemented during the incident.

  • LSC-Montgomery has continued it partnership with Guitar Houston this spring to bring fantastic performances and creative student learning opportunities to campus

  • LSC-Tomball is currently experiencing a power outage that is expected to last into the evening.  Classes scheduled to be held in the main building on Tuesday afternoon and evening, January 29, 2013, are cancelled. Classes in the LSC-Tomball Health Science Building will take place as scheduled. All operations will resume as normal on Wednesday morning.
  • The Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education (TACHE) recently named Lone Star College-Montgomery’s very own Norseman Hernandez as one of just three Distinguished Faculty Award recipients for 2013. 

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery proudly announces Brandy Harvey, Erik Oslund, Matthew Samford, and Rachel Trackey as Faculty Excellence Award recipients for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • A local mother is sharing her knowledge and first-hand experience with learning differences in childhood development during an eight-week parenting class offered through Lone Star College-Montgomery’s continuing education department.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Performing Arts Center and Delta Psi Omega, the college’s chapter of the national theatre honor society, are starting off their spring semester with the Actors Workshop, running February 21 to 23, at 7:30 p.m. each evening, with a special matinee performance on February 23, at 2:30 p.m. 

  • This semester-long project drew more than 1,000 participants into cross-disciplinary conversations, scholarly presentations, an author and book signing event, a student essay contest and more.

  • Renowned basketball coach Jim Nutt is bringing his youth basketball fundamentals camp to Lone Star College-Tomball.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery is seeking booth exhibitors and sponsors for Healthier U, a community-wide wellness expo, job fair, and golf tournament that provides scholarships for students while promoting healthier living in the community. 

  • HOUSTON (Jan. 23, 2013) – Counselors were on hand today at LSC-North Harris to talk with students regarding the altercation yesterday and forums were held on campus to discuss campus safety issues.

  • LSC-CyFair’s Art Society hosts a collaborative and interactive canned goods sculpture benefitting the Houston Food Bank and on display through Feb. 21 with a Feb. 14 reception..

  • Why should you complete a degree, even if you are planning to transfer to a four-year college or university? Students who complete a credential are less likely to be unemployed, will make more money, and are more likely to have children who attend college.

  • Come for various events and stop by the library exhibition featuring photographs, facsimiles of landmark documents as well as quotations by Dr. King and others engaged in the struggle for civil rights.

  • HOUSTON (Jan. 22, 2013) – Three people were hospitalized with injuries after shots were fired today at the Lone Star College-North Harris campus just north of Houston.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery invites the community to Climate Café, a conversation about the Earth’s climate with Matt Varvir, an educator with the Alliance for Climate Education (ACE), on Tuesday, January 29, from 10-11 a.m., in the college’s General Academic Center (Bldg. G), Room 102. 

  • HOUSTON (Jan. 22, 2013) – With fanfare at its five colleges five years ago this month, Lone Star College System became the new name for the North Harris Montgomery Community College District, which also had its beginning 40 years ago, in 1973.

  • Add some artistic, theatrical and musical events into your spring calendar.

  • What could you do with an additional $1,308 per month, $15,700 per year? Compared to those with a high school diploma, Lone Star College-Tomball graduates, on average, earn $15,700 more per year.

  • A shooting has taken place at the LSC-North Harris campus. At this point there is no reason to believe there is a threat at LSC-Tomball. This incident is isolated to LSC-North Harris. Classes are NOT cancelled at LSC-Tomball.

  • In the LSC-Kingwood Cosmetology and Facial Department, students learn and refine their skills by providing services such as facials, manicures, and hair-styling for college employees and community members.
  • Through Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), the AARP Volunteer Tax-Aide will help people prepare and electronically file their federal income tax returns at the East Montgomery County Improvement District in New Caney.
  • The community is invited to hear the Pamela York Trio perform on Friday, Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Music Instructional Building Recital Hall. The well-known trio consists of York, piano; Anthony Caceres, bass; and Sebastian Whittaker, drums.
  • In February 2012, Italian pianist Francesco Attesti thrilled a packed audience at Lone Star College-Kingwood with his wonderful renditions of classical favorites. This year, Attesti will perform an encore with his fellow Italian musical compatriot-organist Matteo Galli at the First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood on Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. This concert is sponsored by the Kingwood Musical Arts Society (KMAS).

  • Bird lovers and watchers are invited to learn more at a birding talk on the Observation Deck of Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Lowlands. Guest speaker Gary Binderim will describe the basics of bird watching and the bird species that he has observed at the college. The talk will take place on Saturday, Jan. 26 at 10 a.m.
  • Worried that you missed signing up for classes? It’s not too late, enroll today! LSC-North Harris is offering Late Start courses starting as early as Jan. 22, and as late as March 18. These classes are designed to work with even the busiest student’s schedule.

  • Lone Star College System’s Sport Club Conference hit a line drive when two students, Brian Nutt and Scott Straubel, won first place in the student division at the National Collegiate Golf Championship in Las Vegas, Nev.  

  • Dr. Stephen Klineberg, professor of sociology and co-director of the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University, will make a special presentation at Lone Star College-North Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at 3:30 p.m. in the Student Services Building Conference Center, located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston.

  • For many students, right after the holidays is a difficult time to begin taking college courses. That’s why Lone Star College-Tomball also has second start courses that allow students to start later in the semester when it fits into their schedule. Beginning now through mid-March, LSC-Tomball is offering a large variety of eight- to 12-week late start courses.

  • Each academic year, the Lone Star College System Excellence Awards are given to outstanding faculty and professional support staff at each campus who consistently go above and beyond job duties, exemplifying the professional excellence of an LSCS employee.  This year's LSC-Tomball award winners have been named and will receive their awards at the Employees Awards ceremony on April 5.

  • There’s still time to register now in alternative options for academic success at LSC-CyFair with Late Start and Weekend College classes.

  • LSC-CyFair recognizes the professionalism and commitment to student success of seven adjunct faculty members.

  • In an effort to assist lower-income families with filing their taxes, Lone Star College-Montgomery and Lone Star College-Conroe Center are providing free income tax preparation for community residents.

  • Think the spring semester has passed you by? Think again!

  • The College of Careers and Development for Exceptional Learners (CCDEL) offers students with disabilities the opportunity to gain a Customer Service Certificate to learn the skills necessary to run a help desk, to deal with challenging customers, as well as to communicate more effectively with co-workers.  

  • In today’s world, dating and entering relationships can be an exciting or dangerous experience. In this regard, Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Women’s Center will host an informative program on safe dating Jan. 29 at 12:30 p.m. Open to the community, faculty, staff and students, this free event will be held in the Student-Conference Center.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is inviting community members to its spring open houses scheduled for Jan. 26 at the LSC-North Harris, Community Education Building and on Feb. 2 at the LSC-Victory Center, near the Acres Homes and Inwood Forest neighborhoods.

  • Experiencing life lessons through an influential author is part of the educational experience at Lone Star College-Kingwood. During the college’s Black History Month, the Office of Student Life is inviting the community to meet bestselling author, Nathan McCall on Friday, Feb. 8 at 1:30 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center (SCC). The writer will discuss his first book, “Makes Me Wanna Holler, A Young Black Man in America”.

  • All students, faculty and staff are now required to display a valid parking permit on vehicles parked at any Lone Star College System campus.

  • Learn about marketing to the Latino community as a strategy to increase business success with Maria Tapias, who has more than 15 years of experience in advertising.

  • To make registration for its spring 2013 semester as convenient as possible, LSC-Tomball will be open Friday, January 12, from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.; Saturday, January 13, from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m.; Monday, January 14, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Tuesday, January 15, from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.   Classes begin January 14.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s art department is starting off its spring semester with “The Butterfly Effect,” an exhibit by Joseph L. Kagle, on display Jan. 28 through Feb. 22 in the college’s Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).  

  • Topics include the science of chocolate, the historic civil rights march, your personal philosophy and multi-generational fun with live animals.

  • Texas’ own 2011 State Poet Laureate, Dave Parsons, is sharing his poetry knowledge with Lone Star College-Montgomery students this spring through a poetry-based English class, Poetry Workshop (English 2308).  

  • LSC-Tomball’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) program is holding a free open house and registration on Saturday, January 19, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The open house will be in LSC-Tomball’s Beckendorf Conference Center.

  • If you’ve worked hard and met your fitness goals, then consider a career in helping others reach theirs as a personal fitness trainer.  

  • Don’t miss these free information-packed seminars covering topics such as Hispanic marketing, mobile apps, customer retention and more Feb. 6 through March 6.

  • The exploration of how modern culture is affected by imagery is the theme of “RGB”, a video installation by Johnny DiBlasi. At the first 2013 art exhibition at Lone Star College-Kingwood, DiBlasi will also demonstrate how imaging technologies inform the way people perceive landscape and reality. The art show will take place Jan. 7-Feb.7. The artist talk is Jan. 17 from 12:30-2:30 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Both events will be in the Fine Arts Gallery.

  • The Academy for Lifelong Learning at Lone Star College-Montgomery, a program for the 50-plus retired or semi-retired community, will host an open house on Saturday, January 26, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Commons Building (Building A).

  • Kicking off the spring session of Lyceum events at LSC-Montgomery is Dr. Dena Woodall, curator with The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, discussing the works of artist Jacques Callot on Thursday, February 7, from 12-1 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H.)

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood's Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is inviting community members to its spring Open House on Jan. 28 at the LSC-Atascocita Center and on Feb. 5 at the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID) in New Caney.
  • Donate blood and help save a life is a general motto for many medical and health care institutions. Each donation can help many patients battle their illnesses, including cancer. To continue the goal of saving lives, the MD Anderson Blood Bank and Lone Star College-Kingwood will host a blood drive at the college Jan. 31 and Feb. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in a donor coach in parking lot C. No appointments are necessary; anyone can show up during those times to donate.

  • Using life experiences without succumbing to society pressures allows Courtney Hardy to express her ideas through art. “I have always loved art. Throughout my life, people have told me that studying art would not be a stable life path. For a time, I entertained and even pursued other avenues of study, but ultimately I feel the best I have to offer the world is art,” Hardy said. “I feel that art is the medium that makes it easier for me to express ideas and feelings to other people.”

  • A new year…a new you…and a new career! Find your fresh start during a community wide job fair on Thursday, January 24, 2013, from 2-7 p.m., at Lone Star Convention Center in Conroe.  

  • For some Lone Star College-Montgomery students, the greatest perk for early registration is having the best selection of classes for the upcoming semester. But for student Marisa Reyes, the greatest perk for registering early is walking away with her spring semester tuition paid for.

  • HOUSTON (Dec 19, 2012) – Lone Star College System has again been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

  • Students in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Crime Scene Investigation class (CRIJ 2314) took part in an unconventional final this semester when they worked together to professionally process a mock crime scene. In this case, it was a holiday party gone badly.  

  • Registration for spring 2013 classes is in full-swing at Lone Star College-North Harris, Greenspoint and Victory Centers. The spring semester begins January 14.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Phi Theta Kappa along with The Division of Student Services will hold a candlelight vigil in honor of lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut.

  • Take me out to ball game. Take me out to the crowd. Take me to English class?  

  • HOUSTON (Dec 17, 2012) – A record 262 golfers participated in the 19th annual Lone Star College Foundation Golf Tournament on Nov. 19 helping to raise nearly $140,000 for Lone Star College student scholarships.

  •  HOUSTON (Dec. 17, 2012) – Heloise, the most trusted name in lifestyle advice, will be a keynote speaker at the 2013 Lone Star College Women’s Conference set for April 13.

  • Students at Lone Star College-Montgomery played “Santa’s Helper” during the week of finals by painting wooden toys, ceramic piggy banks, and aprons for local charities, including children in the pediatric unit at St. Luke’s The Woodlands Hospital.   

  • Four outstanding employees will be honored at a spring awards event.

  • Recognizing the critical need for qualified nurses and building on a strong educational partnership, Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Hospital has pledged to continue to support Lone Star College-Montgomery with a dedicated salary for an additional nursing faculty member.  

  • If you’re looking for the perfect gift this season, consider the gift of education with Lone Star College-Montgomery’s line-up of fun, interesting, and affordable continuing education courses.

  • One of the biggest hurdles for many college students is the completion of one or more developmental (pre college-level) math classes. At Lone Star College-Montgomery, a newly-designed Math 3-in-1 cohort class combines all three levels of the developmental math sequence (MATH 0306, MATH 0308 and MATH 0310), giving students an "expressway" to college-level coursework. 

  •  If you’re looking for the perfect gift this season, consider the gift of education with Lone Star College-Montgomery’s line-up of fun, interesting, and affordable continuing education courses.

  • Earlier this month, Lone Star College-Montgomery's music department performed a benefit concert for Interfaith of The Woodlands, a faith-based organization that brings people together to build a more loving and caring community through service. Proceeds and contributions from the concert totaled approximately $1,300. This is the seventh year that the college's holiday concert has benefited a local non-profit organization.  

  • HOUSTON (Dec 12, 2012) – Lone Star College System has announced its commitment to a ground-breaking project exploring effective uses of predictive analytics of data to improve student success.

  • Most LSC-Tomball offices will be closed for the Winter Break from Thursday, December 20 through Wednesday, January 2. Winter Mini Mester classes will be held in the South Building during this time and advisors will be available for morning office hours on the days classes are held. For a complete list of Winter Break hours for all LSC-Tomball departments, please visit http://LoneStar.edu/tomball-contacts.

  • The music department at Lone Star College-Montgomery has joined the elite ranks of becoming an “All-Steinway School” after being accredited earlier this fall by piano company Steinway & Sons.

  • LSC-Tomball Community Library and Workforce Solutions are presenting a free seminar designed to help job-seekers rethink their profession and repackage their professional skill set to become more competitive in the job market.

  • Come see what LSC-CyFair has to offer active adults 50 and better through the Academy for Lifelong Learning such as many opportunities for making friends and enjoying classses, day trips and more.

  • Among the January topics are learning about the wonders of India, applications for bird watchers, the ancient practice of fasting and  extreme couponing tips.

  • On Thursday, Dec. 6 more than 300 people joined Lone Star College System Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter and Lone Star College-University Park president Shah Ardalan in celebrating the dedication of the Lone Star College-University Park campus.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series wraps up its fall line-up with a special birthday celebration for Emily Dickinson featuring a lively reading of Emily Dickinson poems, on Thursday, December 13, at 3 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).  

  •  HOUSTON (Dec 4, 2012) – Lone Star College System Office of Technology Services (OTS) has recently been named with four prestigious honors, including the 2012 Computer Laureate award from ComputerWorld magazine.

  • HOUSTON (Dec. 3, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the Sydney Room of the Commons Building at LSC-University Park, 20515 State Highway 249, Houston, TX 77070.

  • The Kingwood Pops Orchestra (KPO) and the Kingwood Chorale (KC), two of the longest-running community music groups in the area, are joining forces in a first-ever combined concert entitled, “Home for the Holidays.”

  • HOUSTON (Nov. 28, 2012) – Lone Star College System is hosting a free technical career and skilled trade job fair Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Lone Star College-North Harris campus at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston.

  • Continuing the annual tradition of performing to benefit a local non-profit organization, the LSC-Montgomery choirs, jazz band and symphony orchestra will perform a holiday concert on Wednesday, December 5, at 7:30 p.m., in the mainstage theatre in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).

  • Learn more about Lone Star College-Montgomery or Lone Star College-Conroe Center during Maverick Connection, a new student orientation program mandatory for all first-time-in-college students.  

  • HOUSTON (Nov. 21, 2012) – Lone Star College System will be celebrating the dedication of the Lone Star College-University Park Campus on Thursday, Dec. 6.

  • In what promises to be an evening of seasonal merriment and nostalgia, the Lone Star College-Tomball Concert Choir and Jazz Ensemble will present its annual “Student Holiday Concert” in the LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center December 7, at 7:30 p.m.

  • To celebrate how LSC-Montgomery gives back to the local community, the college invites area residents to a family-friendly, all-community party on Saturday, December 1, 2012, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Town Green Park in The Woodlands.

  • Violinist Aleksandr Snytkin will join Dr. Sergey Kuznetsov, pianist and adjunct professor of piano at Lone Star College-Montgomery, to present an evening of music for piano and violin on Monday, November 26, at 6:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).

  •  HOUSTON (Nov. 20, 2012) — The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has named its six 2012 Small Business of the Year Award winners.

  • Tickets are on sale now for a holiday show like no other – Lone Star College-Montgomery's presentation of "The Very Merry Xmas Carol Holiday Adventure Show" by Justin Jain, Dave Johnson, Brian McCann, Tim Sawicki, and Bradley Wrenn. Performances take place November 29 at 7 p.m.; November 30 at Noon and 7 p.m.; and December 1 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m; in the college's Performing Arts Center (Building D). 

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts will be performing “Steel Magnolias,” the Robert Harling play about the bond among a group of Southern women in northwest Louisiana. Daily performances are scheduled for Dec. 5 through Dec. 9.

  • Students not only pariticipated in a live case study and career fair, but also had the opportunity to hold career discussions with industry leaders. 

  • With the holiday season here, Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Chamber Singers and Concert Choir will perform a mixture of seasonal selections. The concerts are on Tuesday, Dec. 4 at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. in the Recital Hall. Each choir will perform 20 to 30 minutes of music and soloists from each ensemble will sing.
  • The Adult Basic Education Innovation Grant, which was initially part of LSC-Montgomery's Developmental Education Demonstration Project grant, is now Accelerate TEXAS. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) created Accelerate TEXAS in response to the growing demand for adult basic education services at a time when Texas needs more of these students to transition to college-level degree and certificate programs.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery students-especially those returning to college after a major life or career change-have a second chance for a unique scholarship from Assistance League® of Montgomery County.
  • See the work LSC-CyFair visual art students have completed in their classes in a variety of mediums from photography, painting and drawing to design, ceramics and art metals.  Meet the artists at a Nov. 29 reception.

  • In 2002, Dr. Duane Kraemer led the first team in cloning a cat at Texas A&M University. Five years earlier, a group in Scotland used an adult cell from the mammary gland of a sheep and produced Dolly, the first cloned mammal. At that time, Kraemer had used cloning with embryo cells, but when Dolly was cloned, he changed from tumor cells to skin cells and produced “Second Chance,” a bull.

  • The Health and Sport Science Club will host a Women's Self-Defense Course Thursday, December 6, from 6:15-7:30 p.m. in the Lone Star College-Montgomery aerobics room (Commons Building, Bldg. A). The course, normally priced at $65, is free to all faculty, staff, students and the community.
  • You’re invited to join the new Lone Star College Facebook App created especially for you – our students! Students who sign up will be eligible for weekly prize drawings that include gift cards (iTunes, college book store, Starbucks), Starplex Cinema tickets, and an iPod Touch! Build a support network of friends!

  • Lone Star College-University Park will host a Veterans Awareness Day Monday, Nov. 12 from 8 to 11 a.m. on the LSC-University Park campus, Bldg. 11, first floor. The event is to honor veterans and their families and educate the community on how to honor and treat those men and women who have served our country.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series continues its fall line-up with a reading by award-winning poet Nathan Brown on Thursday, November 15, at 3 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).
  • Students at Lone Star College-University Park can now earn one of three degrees simply by attending weekend classes. Beginning in the spring 2013 semester, LSC-University Park students will be able to earn an Associate of Arts degree in Business, Teaching or a general associate degree through the campus’ weekend college.

  • Students must pre-register for the mandatory orientations, which include an Advising 101 session and on-the-spot registration for spring classes.

  • A program showcasing some of Lone Star College-Tomball’s most talented student musicians will be performed Tuesday, November 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center.

  • Join Dr. Bruce Beaubouef, Managing Editor of Offshore Magazine, for this Speaking of Business Speaker Series presentation.

  • To let students test drive high-tech sound and lighting equipment and ultimately, the live entertainment technology (LET) program at Lone Star College-Montgomery, the college is hosting Studer/Soundcraft’s demo truck on campus, Wednesday, November 14, from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. in the parking lot near the Music Hall (Building H).

  • Join the Intercultural Center and the Office of Student Life for a celebration of International Education Monday, November 12-Thursday, November 15.

  • In 1863, 15,000 Yankee soldiers made an epic, 35-mile march to the Battle of Gettysburg. In just 18 hours, the soldiers of the VI Corps arrived at what turned out to be the battle with the largest number of causalities in the American Civil War. To commemorate their march and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, Lone Star College-Montgomery is hosting a live memorial march and battle reenactment with more than 300 participants on Saturday, November 10, 2012, at 9 a.m.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Kinesiology and Dance department proudly presents its first Dance Student Showcase. The evening will feature 14 dance works choreographed and performed by students. The event is on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. in the college’s Dance Studio located in the Fitness and Training Center room 101.

  • Students heading down the path to an engineering degree can now start their education at Lone Star College-Montgomery. Beginning in this spring, LSC-Montgomery will offer Introduction to Engineering (ENGR 1201), on Mondays and Wednesdays, from 11-11:53 a.m.
  • Brazilian pianist Alexandre Dietrich is taking the stage at Lone Star College-Montgomery to offer the community both a lecture and piano recital entitled “Brazilian Night,” on Monday, November 19, in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • Involvement in library clubs and activities as well as a participant in the Discovery College Summer Youth Program led to this graduate's path of academic success and choice to become a masssage therapist.

  • To help students and their parents choose their next step in their educational journey, Lone Star College-Kingwood will host a Senior Night on Nov. 7 from 6-8 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center. The goal is to inform students and parents on services and programs offered at the college.

  • Mark the calendar now for one of the most loved of classical works coming to the stage at LSC-CyFair. 

  • LSC-Kingwood's Environmental Conscious Organization Club and students will participate in recycling games.

  • HOUSTON (Oct. 31, 2012) — Dr. Richard Carpenter, chancellor of Lone Star College System, was honored on Oct. 26 by the NAACP Houston Branch at its Annual Freedom Fund Gala.

  • LSC-Montgomery invites the community to experience the sounds of the internationally-acclaimed Zodiac Trio during three unique on-campus presentations November 7-9, all in the Recital Hall (Bldg. H). As part of its U.S. tour, the Paris-based group will perform Instrumental Soundings alongside LSC-Montgomery’s String Ensemble and Symphonic Band on Wednesday, November 7, at 7:30 p.m. General admission tickets are $10; or $5 for students, staff, and faculty.
  • To avoid the stampede (and stress!) of last-minute registration, Lone Star College-Montgomery current and prospective students are encouraged to register for the spring semester during “Avoid the Stampede,” an on-campus, express registration event held November 7-8, and extending throughout November.
  • Family issues, crime, and culture are all discussed in a sociology course, but seldom from the point of view of Batman. However, Stefano Ballesteros, a student at Lone Star College-Montgomery, created an unconventional presentation showing a span of sociology topics—all from the view of The Caped Crusader.
  • Celebrate the culture of India through a unique art exhibit at Lone Star College-Montgomery. “A Conversation on India Through Photography and Poetry,” by Brenda Gottlieb and Kathryn Lane, both residents of The Woodlands, will be on display Monday, November 5, through Friday, November 30, in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • LSC-Tomball Community Library and Workforce Solutions will offer two free workshops in November for job seekers. These seminars increase participants’ job application skills as well as their chances of landing a job.

  • Come hear the creativity of student songwriters in this fall concert.

  • HOUSTON (Oct. 29, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • Featuring classic rock, pop, musicals, R&B and hip-hop, this is a free concert for mature audiences only.

  • From now through November 22, LSC-Tomball’s art gallery is featuring “Hidden Epidemic,” a collection of paintings by Houston RN and artist Susan Spjut.  The exhibit, which sheds light on various aspects of abuse, is free and open to the public Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in LSC-Tomball’s Beckendorf Conference Center.

  • LSC-Montgomery will nominate a faculty member to be considered for the prestigious Piper Professor award by the Minnie Stevens Piper Foundation in San Antonio.

  • The Texas Latino Leadership Roundtable (TLLR) is hosting MCLatina Inspira! on Thursday, November 8, 2012, from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Lone Star College-Montgomery.

  • For those wanting to pursue or advance a career in live entertainment technology, or for those who teach in this specialized field, the state’s only live entertainment technology (LET) program will host a free professional development workshop on Saturday, December 1, at Lone Star College-Montgomery.

  • Gaze into the sky during Lone Star College-Montgomery’s annual “Star Party” on Wednesday, November 14, at 6:30 p.m., in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102.
  • Celebrating diversity among students, faculty, staff and the community is the goal of Lone Star College-Kingwood’s annual International Education Week, Nov. 12-15.

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball campuses are open. Departments are operating on their regular posted hours and classes are running as scheduled.

  • Learn more about Lone Star College-Montgomery or Lone Star College-Conroe Center during Maverick Connection, a new student orientation program mandatory for all first-time-in-college students.
  • The December topics include making crafts and participating in a sing-a-long.

  • Part-time teaching positions at LSC-CyFair are available in several disciplines, which have different requirements depending on the subject matter. Be sure to bring multiple copies of résumé and transcripts as well as electronic versions on a flash drive.

  • The Houston Chamber Choir and internationally recognized jazz pianist Paul English will put a new twist on Bach during a special concert entitled Bach and All That Jazz, on Friday, November 2, at 7:30 p.m., at Lone Star College-Montgomery.

  • Free community day at LSC-CyFair featured family fun for all ages.

  • Registration for three and four-week courses known as mini-mesters and the 2013 spring term at Lone Star College-University Park will begin Wednesday, Nov. 7.

  • Lone Star College-University Park’s Chief Strategist for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Michael Mathews was one of several national thought-leaders invited to attend the White House Education Datapalooza in Washington on Oct. 9.

  • For a fun night of treats and games this October, LSC-Tomball Occupational Therapy Assistant students will host a Halloween carnival for children with special needs on Friday, October 26, from 5-7:30 p.m., at the LSC-Tomball Health Science Building.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball’s Continuing Education department will host their annual “Community Connections” open house on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in LSC-Tomball’s Beckendorf Conference Center. The event is free, there will be free refreshments and free family photos.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris and Farouk Systems announce plans to expand their partnership and create the first CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology, with an official groundbreaking event Tuesday, October 30.

  • Bring your needles, yarn—and pet food—to Lone Star College-Montgomery for the annual Knit In on Saturday, November 3, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., in the atrium of the Music Hall (Building H).
  • Members of the famed World War II Tuskegee Airmen will make a special presentation at Lone Star College-North Harris on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. in the conference center (room 208) of the college’s Student Services Building. This event is free and open to the community.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery invites the community to learn more about current health care litigation on Tuesday, October 30, from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m., in the General Academic Center (Building G), Room 102.
  • Lone Star College-Tomball’s Theatre Department will present ‘Noises Off’ in the LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center October 25-27 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Starting Nov. 7, current and future students can register for the spring 2013 semester. With the fall semester underway, students can continue planning their educational career at LSC-Kingwood or LSC-Atascocita Center.
  • Lone Star College-Kingwood will hold a Sustainability and the City Conference all day on Oct. 22 in the Student-Conference Center.
  • Dr. Austin A. Lane, president of LSC-Montgomery, has been selected as the 2012 Pacesetter of the Year for the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR) for District 4.
  • As part of the LSC-Kingwood’s Piano Recital Series, Chung Hon Cheng and Patrick Pan will appear in concert on Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Instructional Building’s Recital Hall.

  • The Office of Student Life and the Veteran’s Club at Lone Star College-Kingwood invite the community to its Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 8 at 12:30 p.m. behind the Performing Arts Center’s patio.
  • Lone Star College-University Park is currently enrolling students for fall 2012 Second Start classes. These eight-week accelerated classes are perfect for students who missed the start of the standard semester or need flexibility in their scheduling due to work or family. Students can register up to the first day of each class, which begin Monday, Oct.  22.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s music department presents the first choir concert of the season, “Light of a Clear Blue Morning,” on Thursday, October 18, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • The LSC-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “Red,” the 2010 Tony Award-winning  play from John Logan. “RED” chronicles two years in the life of Mark Rothko, a master abstract expressionist. Daily performances are scheduled for Oct. 17 through Oct. 21.

  • The work of Lone Star College-Montgomery art professor John Adelman has made its way to the West Coast. Logical Conclusions, a 27-piece exhibit featuring select pieces of Adelman’s works from 2005-2012, is currently on display at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, a high-class gallery in Beverly Hills, CA.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series continues its fall line-up with a reading by award-winning author Jan Reid on Thurs, Oct. 25, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F). Reid will discuss his new biography of Ann Richards, Let the People In (University of Texas Press, 2012).
  • In addition to touring Cisco labs, meeting the staff and viewing demonstrations of various technologies, learn about the courses in LSC-CyFair’s Cisco Network Academy that lead to several industry certifications.

  • Bring the family for an evening of jazz with LSC-CyFair's Jazz Ensemble and special guest Harry Sheppard on the vibraphone.

  • Don’t miss this amateur production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical of the unforgettable true story of Eva Perón’s rise to power as Argentina’s First Lady and advocate for the poor. 

  • On October 11, the Advising & Counseling Office will host "College Night.”  Local students will have an opportunity to spend time garnering information to help them choose the right college or university.

  • Bring the family to particpate in this Saturday morning, non-competitive, three-mile walk starting at the Barker Cypress campus and continuing through Caldwell Companies’ development of Towne Lake to help raise $285,000 to fight heart disease.

  • Registration is now underway for the 25th Annual Scarlett Scamper K-9 Fun Run.  This year’s event, sponsored by VCA Tomball Veterinary Hospital and LSC-Tomball Veterinary Technology Student Organization (VTSO), will be held on October 27 and consists of both the run and a costume contest.

  • Instrumental evening showcases Symphonic Band and String Ensemble and features guest violinist Alan Johnson and flutist Vicky Williamson.

  • HOUSTON (Oct.8, 2012) – Lone Star College System has been recognized as third in the nation for the number of international students who attend its colleges each year.

  • Have fun at this safe family trick-or-treat alternative event with a costume contest contest, moonwalks, festive games, food, and of course, sweet treats for everyone.

  • Lone Star College-University Park, in conjunction with the Methodist Hospital System, will host a blood drive at the college Tuesday, Oct. 23 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Bldg. 12, 2nd Floor.

  • Lone Star College-University Center at University Park will host an open house for students interested in transferring to one of the center’s four-year university partners: Sam Houston State University–Northwest Houston Campus, Texas Southern University-Northwest Campus, University of Houston-Northwest Campus, and University of Houston Downtown-Northwest.

  • With more than 37 years of financial, administrative and management experience, Greg Brothers will share how to achieve a successful career at the October presentation in the Speaking of Business Speaker Series.

  • Start planning now to get on the right path to an engineering career at this fair with opportunities to meet with advisors and attend information sessions. 

  • All are welcome to join art faculty for engaging discussions on the art world, such as “Censorship and the Visual Arts” and “The Artist as Shaman in Contemporary Art.”

  • Follow the lead of Monty The Maverick at Lone Star College-Montgomery and donate your used eyeglasses to provide sight for others. In partnership with Conroe Noon Lions Club, LSC-Montgomery is collecting old or used eyeglasses, lens, frames, and even cell phones throughout the month of October.
  • Lone Star College System employees Michael Mathews and Burton French took first place honors at the NW Houston Area L42 Toastmasters International speech contest held at Lone Star College-University Park on Saturday, Sept. 22.

  • HOUSTON (Oct. 1, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • Don’t miss a fantastic art exhibit featuring the talented artists that teach at Lone Star College-Montgomery during the Faculty Art Exhibit on display October 1-30 in the college’s Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • To begin the 2012 concert season at Lone Star College-Montgomery, the Montgomery Jazz Ensemble is featuring guest jazz vocalist Julie Johnson in a performance of love songs on Tuesday, October 9, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • HOUSTON (Sept. 26, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present the Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification seminar as part of the Lone Star Corporate College Seminar Series.

  • HOUSTON (Sept. 26, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council has selected 18 finalists for its 26th Annual Small Business of the Year awards.
     

  • HOUSTON (Sept. 25, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present three Oracle Database Administration seminars as part of the Lone Star Corporate College Seminar Series.

  • Eric Whitacre, GRAMMY Award® winner for Best Choral Performance in 2012 and creator of the Internet choral sensation “Lux Aurumque,” will be bringing his workshop, Soaring Leap, to the Lone Star College-Tomball Performing Arts Center on November 3, 2012.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery has partnered with Guitar Houston to bring fantastic performances and creative student learning opportunities to campus this fall.
  • Great minds have come together to make Lone Star College-Montgomery’s chapter of Psi Beta, the national psychology honor society for community colleges, a laudable recipient for the 2011-12 Psi Beta Chapter Excellence Award.
  • Celebrate this eighth annual community day at LSC-CyFair with fun for all ages such as a petting zoo, pumpkin patch, face painting, duck races, pony carousel, carnival rides, moonwalks and more.

  • Free Speaking of Business Speaker Series, designed to enhance the personal and professional development of future business and community leaders, continues Sept. 26 at LSC-CyFair.

  • Check out the LSC-CyFair and LSC-Fairbanks Center faculty artistic talent in a variety of mediums such as oils, encaustic painting, charcoal, photography, digital art and mixed media.

  • So you think you want to be famous? Lone Star College-Montgomery’s first show of the 2012-13 theatre season, Somebody/Nobody by Jane Martin, is all about poking fun of celebrities and the fact that either you’re famous and have what it takes—or you don’t.

  • HOUSTON (Sept. 17, 2012) –  The Lone Star College System has hit another milestone with an enrollment of nearly 78,000 credit students this fall. The official day number for credit students was 77,877, a 3 percent increase over fall 2011 and the largest student body in the history of the college
  • HOUSTON (Sept. 17, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present the Human Resources Exam Preparation professional development seminar as part of the Lone Star Corporate College Seminar Series.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), in collaboration with the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Margaret Montgomery Chapter, is kicking off a Constitution Lecture Series on Thursday, September 20, from 11 a.m.-12:50 p.m.
  • CONROE (September 14, 2012) – Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series begins its fall series when writer and entrepreneur Tony Diaz shares about “El Librotraficante,” on Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).
  • The Academy is a leadership program for LSCS employees that provides an engaging curriculum to prepare leaders for future service. There will be two information sessions at LSC-Kingwood on Sept. 18th and Oct. 3rd.

  • The audience is in store for pure comedy and entertainment at LSC-Kingwood’s theatre production of “The Great American Trailer Park.” Oct. 4-6 at 7:30 p.m. and Oct. 6-7 at 2 p.m. on the college’s main stage in the Performing Arts Theatre.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Respiratory Care program trains students to become skilled professionals. Prospective students are invited to information sessions on Oct. 2 at 6:30 p.m. in the Health Science Building (HSB) room 116.

  • HOUSTON (Sept. 12, 2012) – The Lone Star College Energy and Manufacturing Institute got a big green light on Thursday as the Lone Star College System Board of Trustees approved funds to hire a firm for architectural design of permanent, dedicated facilities.

  • Internationally-acclaimed pianist, entertainer, and comedian Mimi Blais will appear in concert at LSC-Kingwood in the opening performance of the college's inaugural Piano Recital Series. The concert is on Friday, Sept. 28 at 7:30 p.m.

  • Student stories inspired couple to establish a scholarship, one of many available at LSC-CyFair, for those who need a little financial help. The spring semester scholarship deadline is Oct. 1.

  • It was a memorable day in the research lab of Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Biotechnology Institute when student Timothy Hall was presented with a scholarship from Kent Peterson, president and CEO of Fluid Imaging Technologies (FIT).
  • Come see the creative variety of student and faculty artistic and musical talents showcased in the gallery and on stage this semester.

  • HOUSTON (Sept.7, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present Project Management Certification and Project Management Certification Exam Preparation seminars as part of the ongoing Lone Star Corporate College Seminar Series. The seminars are presented in partnership with the U of H.

  • The 16th annual event showcases faculty members’ talents as well as raises money for the Fine Arts Scholarship program. “Stellar Evening” will be held Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Instructional Building’s Recital Hall.
  • Lone Star College-Conroe Center, in association with Lone Star College Small Business Development Center and the Greater Conroe/Lake Conroe Area Chamber of Commerce, is offering three business success seminars that could improve your business’ bottom line—for free!
  • The Methodist Hospital System and Lone Star College-Kingwood will host a blood drive at the college Sept. 10-11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center room 125.

  • With the November elections around the corner and political races heating up, Lone Star College-Kingwood invites the community to attend a series of candidate forums this fall.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery and Sam Houston State University students will be the beneficiaries of a generous $100,000 anonymous donation that was made to help launch the Bentwater Scholarship Foundation and its subsequent endowed scholarship.

  • Don’t miss “Understanding Islamophobia in America” Sept. 27 with Tutt, an interfaith and social justice activist and writer on Islam in America.

  • Among the October topics are antiquing, senior citizens’ impact on education, flutes, cell phone apps and movable books.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery is hosting two separate job fairs to place students and/or community members into a new career with either the Houston Police Department or Burlington Coat Factory.

  • Don’t miss “Voces Americanas: Latino Literature in the United States” library exhibition celebrating the works of Latinos from the past 30 years with highlights of authors, illustrations, books and movie stills, as well as other cultural events on campus.

  • Students still have an opportunity to enroll in classes and receive the credit they need this semester. Registration for SecondStart classes at Lone Star College-Tomball is currently underway.

  • Changes in education demographics, student empowerment and women’s rights are some of the topics to be discussed at Lone Star College-Kingwood’s third annual Dia de la Cultura celebration on Sept. 27.

  • Everyone deserves a second chance–especially a second chance to take classes at Lone Star College-Montgomery. Although the traditional 16-week fall semester began Monday, August 27, LSC-Montgomery offers a variety of ‘Second Start’ courses.
  • Whether you’re a Yankee from the North or a Rebel from the South, join the battle march as Lone Star College-Montgomery celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with nine months of Civil War-themed events.
  • HOUSTON (Aug. 31, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery recently honored Joe Christoffel with the organization’s 2012 Instructor of the Year award. Christoffel teaches various ALL art history courses at LSC-Montgomery.
  • Helping people protect their smiles and health are two of the main goals of a dental hygienist.

  • HOUSTON (Aug. 29, 2012) – Lone Star College System police officers received up-to-date anti-terrorism training as part of a recent State and Local Anti-Terrorism Training program (SLATT) workshop held at LSC-University Park.

  • The Lone Star College Small Business Development Center is hosting five free business success seminars at Lone Star College-Tomball to assist local small business from September 27 through October 25, 2012.

  • As student growth continues at area school districts, teachers who are skilled, qualified and caring are currently in demand.

  • HOUSTON (Aug. 24, 2012) – Lone Star College System and the Texas Workforce Commission are hosting a free Veterans Job Fair on Thursday, Aug. 30 from 2 to 5 p.m. at LSC-University Park.

  • HOUSTON (Aug. 23, 2012) – As part of the statewide College Credit for Heroes program, Lone Star College System is hosting a Veterans Excellence Conference Aug. 29 – 31 to gather best practices for expediting the transition of military members into the civilian workforce.

  • LSC-Tomball’s office of Continuing Education is again offering the Aurora Project, a free intensive college readiness program for recent GED graduates and adults over the age of 18 re-embarking upon their education, available at no-cost to seleced participants.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery will have open tryouts for its club baseball team—the LSC-Montgomery Mavericks—on Wednesday, September 5, at 3 p.m., on campus at the baseball practice field.
  • Attendees will learn about benefits for returning veterans and their families as well as counseling, advising and financial resources for student veterans available at LSC-CyFair and other Lone Star College campuses.

  • HOUSTON (August 17, 2012) – Ret. U.S. Army Sgt. Derek Kolb served his country for nearly nine years and now as president of the Lone Star College-CyFair Student Veteran’s Association, he is helping educate fellow veterans.

  • With technology steadily changing, Lone Star College-Kingwood professors Caroline Chamness, Game Design and Simulation; and Shawn Sedoff, Visual Communication; recently toured TimeGate, the largest game studio in Houston.
  • Various art pieces will be on display at Lone Star College-Kingwood’s annual Faculty Art Show. The show will run from Aug. 27-Sept. 20 in the college’s Fine Arts Gallery.

  • It is not too late to register for fall 2012 at Lone Star College-Kingwood or LSC-Atascocita Center. Fall 2012 begins Monday, Aug. 27 and students can register up to the first day of class.
  • Register now as classes start Aug. 27 and there is limited space in this class, in which students learn traditional and contemporary styles of popular songwriting as well as write in their own style.

  • The Bosque Gallery features Suzanne M. Manns’ exhibition “Out of the Woods” Aug. 28 through Sept. 20 with an artist reception set for Sept. 13.

  • Come for fun and fellowship, stay to register for fall classes, day trips, activities and experiences available through the Academy for Lifelong Learning.

  • Emerging professionals ages 6 and older are sought for LSC-CyFair's amateur volunteer production of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award-winning musical and unforgettable true story of Eva Perón.

  • A memorial service for LSC-Kingwood Speech Professor Collier Patton will be held Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at the LSC-Kingwood Performing Arts Center (PAC) Theatre at 6 p.m.

  • Join this weekly workshop series for topics including talks on Pinterest, Pocahontas, unleashing creativity and Costa Rica.

  • This six-week series is scheduled for Wednesdays through Oct. 24 with topics ranging from Pinterest and QuickBooks to Sales and Marketing.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL), a program for the age 50-plus retired or semi-retired community, will host an open house on Saturday, August 25, 2012, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Commons Building (Building A). The public is invited.
  • HOUSTON (Aug. 3, 2012) –  Lone Star College-University Park will host a mock Toastmasters’ championship competition on Aug. 10 to help prepare Houston finalist Yolanda Bynum for the “real” International World Championship of Public Speaking to be held later this month in Orlando, Florida.

  • For a hands-on course with homework you can wear, try Lone Star College-Montgomery’s new Art Metals and Jewelry course (ARTS 2341), offered for the first time this fall semester.
  • HOUSTON (July 31, 2012) – Lone Star College System and its Texas community college partners are moving from planning into implementation with their statewide student success and credential completion effort called “Texas Completes.”

  • HOUSTON (July 30, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing of the 2012-2013 Proposed Budget on Thurs.,Aug. 2, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the LSC-Training and Development Center followed immediately by a workshop and regular meeting in the board room.
  • Lone Star College-North Harris, and its centers, are hosting a number of on-campus, meningitis vaccination clinics. These are designed for students who require a meningitis shot to comply with new state requirements.

  • Free weekly program topics this month include a talk on Gen. Custer, optimal health secrets, Precinct 3's Kleb family and nature preserve, Asian recipes and jitterbug  genealogy.

  • Students in Lone Star College-Montgomery's Discovery College received an up-close look at one aspect of the medical field when they toured a blood drive held on campus earlier this month.
  • “Cavalleria Rusticana” and “I Pagliacci” will be performed at this year’s Kingwood Summer Opera. Traditionally performed together, these two short verismo operas will be performed at Lone Star College-Kingwood Aug. 2-4 at 7:30 p.m. and on Aug. 5 at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center (PAC) Theatre.

  • According to Texas law, incoming college students have to be vaccinated against bacterial meningitis. Lone Star College is partnering with Travelax Travel Health Clinic to provide reduced cost vaccinations at LSC-Kingwood. The meningitis clinics will take place on dates in July and August.

  • LSC-Kingwood in partnership with various Houston area organizations will host its fourth Citizenship and Immigration Forum on Aug. 25 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. in the college’s gymnasium. To make this year’s event a success, the college is asking for community members to volunteer for the event.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Women’s Center will host Dr. Stefano Sdringola, the principal investigator for the Century Health Study targeting innovation in the prevention and treatment of heart disease, on Aug. 1 in the Student-Conference Center at 12 p.m.

  • Lone Star College System is responding to the needs of students through the creation of a centralized phone number for financial aid related questions. The Financial Aid Contact Center - 281.290.2700 - is open for calls Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.

  • LSC-Tomball's last New Student Orientation for Fall 2012 has reached its maximum capacity for registrants. Students unable to attend a fall orientation, will be allowed to attend a session in the spring.

  • Did you read that ‘write’? Lone Star College-Montgomery has combined developmental reading and developmental writing in a two-for-one course that accelerates students though the developmental sequence, saving them time—and money.
  • The Lone Star College-Tomball campus is open, classes are running, and there will be the scheduled performance of Fiddler on the Roof tonight. However, please use your best judgment on whether you are able to safely come to campus.

  • Multiple times and dates for orientation sessions for all new students and parents are available.

  • HOUSTON (July 2, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center has announced the addition of a new consultant.

  • Don’t miss Suzanne Shield-Polk's unique exhibition of video images on ceramics on display through Aug.16. Meet this talented artist at the Aug. 15 reception.

  • Capturing life through art and word is the basis of Vachu Chilakamarri’s art exhibit “Momento” at LSC-Kingwood. Chilakamarri, an artist and poet, will display several series of her artwork July 19-Aug. 9. There will be an artist talk and reception on Thursday, July 19 from 12:30-2:30 p.m.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery is offering two bacterial meningitis vaccination clinics for students on Wednesday, July 25, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Wednesday, August 8, from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m., in atrium of the Health Science Center (Building B).
  • John Adelman, an adjunct instructor of art at Lone Star College-Montgomery, was selected as a finalist for the largest art award in the western hemisphere, the 2012 Hunting Art Prize.
  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Theater Department will present the classic musical "Fiddler on the Roof” July 12-14 at 7:30 p.m. and July 15 at 2 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

  • Among the weekly workshop topics are probabilities, salsas and tabletop plantscapes.

  • HOUSTON (June 21, 2012) – An entry submitted by a Lone Star College System student has been selected as a division winner in a national U.S. Department of Education contest.

  • The Young Artist Program provides an intense three week experience for singers to learn short scenes from both opera and musical theater. Their hard work will pay off as they perform for the community on July 1 at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. The event will be held in LSC-Kingwood's Recital Hall.

  • HOUSTON (June 20, 2012) – Lone Star College System and the Shanghai Oriental Chinese Education Development Center (SOCEDC) executed a memorandum of understanding June 11 to form the Texas Center for Sino-U.S. Education and Cultural Exchange.

  • Micah Petersen takes dual credit courses to beef up college resumes and is accepted to several prestigious universities including West Point.

  • HOUSTON (June 20, 2012) – Lone Star College System and the Shanghai Oriental Chinese Education Development Center (SOCEDC) executed a memorandum of understanding June 11 to form the Texas Center for Sino-U.S. Education and Cultural Exchange.

  • LSC-CyFair's Evening and Weekend College Program offers students options so they don’t have to choose between work, family, other responsibilities and school. Registration is currently under way for Fall classes.

  • Dr. Carolyn Ho, who is the second LSC-CyFair faculty to be a recipient of the prestigious Fulbright Program, America’s flagship international educational exchange program, is excited about this opportunity for both personal and professional reasons.

  • The LSC-Tomball campus is currently closed due to a power outage. All classes scheduled for tonight are cancelled. The LSC-Tomball Community Library is also closed. We expect classes to resume as scheduled in the morning.

  • If you have not taken any government classes, you need to register for GOVT 2305 or GOVT 2306, not GOVT 2301. If you have already taken GOVT 2301, you have the choice of taking GOVT 2305 or GOVT 2306 to fulfill your government requirements.

  • LSCS will host several meningitis vaccination clinics this summer for students who have not yet received a vaccination. Visit www.LoneStar.edu/Meningitis for an updated list of clinic times and locations. 

  • Lone Star College-North Harris student, Nguyen Nguyen was recently chosen as a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke (JKC) Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Each year, the JKC Foundation awards up to $30,000 per year to approximately 50 students pursuing a bachelor’s degree.

  • HOUSTON (June 18, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will offer “Fundamentals of the Petroleum Industry” certification seminars as part of the ongoing Lone Star Corporate College Seminar Series.

  • HOUSTON (June 14, 2012) – The board of trustees of Lone Star College System unanimously passed the approval of 2012 tax exemption allowances at the June 7 board meeting.

  • HOUSTON (June 14, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council is now seeking nominations from the community for the 26th Annual Small Business of the Year awards.

  • With changes in recent legislation regarding government course offerings, students should meet with an advisor to confirm classes satisfy new state laws.

  • Nestled away between buildings at Lone Star College-North Harris sits the college’s Nature Area. While it is a relatively small part of the 200-acre campus, a closer inspection reveals a deceptively large and thriving ecosystem.

  • In less than six months, Lone Star College-Tomball students contributed over 14,000 hours of community service to local organizations through the college’s service-learning initiative.

  • HOUSTON (June 11, 2012) – Lone Star College System has been named to the 2012 “25 Colleges with Incredible Veteran Support” list by Best Colleges Online.

  • On May 24 in the Performing Arts Center, LSC-Tomball celebrated 349 students who passed the exam this year during the college’s 3rd annual GED Graduation Ceremony.

  • Learn how a new Aries Freight Systems partnership with the college adds another benefit for students like Kayla Riley who are enrolled in LSC-CyFair’s Logistics Management Program.

  • After receiving a green light, Academy for Lifelong Learning members worked tirelessly to bring their programs to the new Lone Star College-Atascocita Center. Starting fall 2012, the center will house ALL courses comprised of arts, culinary, fitness, healthcare, history, legal, politics and more.

  • HOUSTON (June 7, 2012) – Lone Star College System has been named a 2012 Computerworld Honors Laureate award winner in the IDG Computerworld Honors Program. LSCS was honored in the category of Training and Education.

  • Quality performances are sure to draw a big crowd to LSC-Kingwood’s third Kingwood Kabaret this summer. The Theatre Department is looking for performers to audition on June 18 and 19. Once auditions and rehearsals are completed, the Kingwood Kabaret will be held June 29 and 30.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris speech team wrapped up the spring semester by winning its third national title of the year. The team recently added a championship at the American Readers Theater Association's National Tournament.
  • Arturo Cruz is just one of more than 200 students who have received their GED though the continuing education program at LSC-North Harris during the past year. After dropping out of high school more than 25 years ago to provide for his family, Cruz enrolled in GED classes to pursue his goal. 

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents “Dreamscapes,” a mesmerizing performance that combines the art of magic with modern music and dance. Daily performances are scheduled for June 27 - July 1.

  • HOUSTON (June 6, 2012) – At the Lone Star College-CyFair 2012 commencement ceremony this past month, one unique graduate was singled out for her accomplishment – 83-year-old Peggy Wills – who asked her instructor David Potts to help escort her across the stage so that she wouldn’t fall

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery students—especially those returning to college after a major life or career change—have a unique scholarship opportunity from Assistance League® of Montgomery County.
  • Learn more about Lone Star College-Montgomery or Lone Star College-Conroe Center during Maverick Connection, a new student orientation program held each week at both campuses.
  • HOUSTON (June 5, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present three professional development seminars as part of the Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series: “Building Your Brand and Leveraging Your Network,” “Executing Your Social Media Plan, and “Life and Death is in the Details.”

  • HOUSTON (June 4, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • LSC-CyFair's Amanda Auchter, who will celebrate the 10th anniversary of the independent journal “Pebble Lake Review” of which she is founding editor, is also now an award-winning author of two poetry books.

  • HOUSTON (May 31, 2012) – State Sen. Dan Patrick visited Lone Star College-University Park May 23 to tour the new iSchool High at University Park and visit with students and administrators.

  • HOUSTON (May 31, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present three Oracle Database 11 workshops as part of the Lone Star Corporate College Seminar Series

  • Attend one of six summer advising workshops available this June and July.

  • HOUSTON (May 31, 2012) – State Sen. Dan Patrick visited Lone Star College-University Park May 23 to tour the new iSchool High at University Park and visit with students and administrators.

  • Thanhphuong Le, who will also be the first in her family to graduate college, earned an LSC-CyFair associate degree and now plans to transfer with the JKC scholarship to the University of Houston and pursue a biochemistry degree.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris has filled two vacant leadership positions. Dr. Theresa McGinley has been named dean of instruction for the college’s Social and Behavioral Sciences Division, while Dr. Bill Drees will serve as dean of instruction for the Health and Human Services Division.
  • HOUSTON (May 29, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present a weeklong project management certification seminar from Monday, June 4 to Friday, June 8 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lone Star College-University Park, 20515 State Highway 249 in Houston.

  • Make your appointment today for the June 11 auditions for LSC-CyFair's fall musical drama that tells a story of companionship and communal hope arising from one of the nation’s darkest hours.

  • Dr. Steve Head, president of Lone Star College-North Harris, was recently awarded the Special Chairman’s Award at the East Aldine District’s annual Strategic Partner Awards Reception.
  • Among a competitive field of candidates from across the System, LSC-Tomball student Karen Stamps was unanimously chosen to represent LSCS as one of four Jack Kent Cook scholarship nominees.

  • HOUSTON (May 21, 2012) – Lone Star College System is a proud partner of the My Degree Counts campaign launched by The Center for Houston’s Future and Houston Mayor Anise Parker. 

  • Escape the heat and come enjoy two children’s shows in the theatre, an art exhibition  in the gallery, book clubs and programs in the library and Discovery College youth programs all at LSC-CyFair.

  • HOUSTON (May 21, 2012) – Lone Star College System conferred 5,251 students with their associate degrees or certificates during 2012 commencement ceremonies.

  • HOUSTON (May 17, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present the “Divorce and Family Mediation” professional development seminar as part of the Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series.

  • Dr. Lana Myers, a professor of English at Lone Star College-Montgomery, has been selected to serve as a subject-matter expert for a Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) test review committee.
  • HOUSTON (May 16, 2012) – The Lone Star College Foundation’s StarGala 2012 event raised more than $412,000 to help fund student scholarships and system academic programs.

  • Come see Peggy Sexton’s passion expressed through contradiction and the unexpected in colorful sculpture surface designs. Visit with her at receptions June 13.

  • On May 12, 171 LSC-Tomball students proudly walked the stage at the 2012 Commencement Ceremony held at Fellowship of the Woodlands. President Dr. Susan Karr presided over the ceremony, and LSCS Vice Chancellor Dr. Donetta Goodall delivered the keynote address.

  • Rice University’s Phi Beta Kappa chapter honored 2009 LSC-Tomball graduate Alan-Michael Smith for being the top male student of his graduating class at its awards on May 11. As part of his recognition, he gave a speech to the entire Phi Beta Kappa membership and their guests at the university.

  • Cram sessions. Study groups. Peer review. No matter what you call it, Dr. Craig Livingston, professor of history at Lone Star College-Montgomery, has found that if he organizes a last minute study session (and brings coffee!), students will come—and will see improvements on their test scores.

  • With several jumps under their belts, LSC-Kingwood students Kristin Singleton and Robin Williams have earned many skydiving awards and recognitions. The two have earned many skydiving records including the Texas State Women’s High Altitude and the United States National Women’s High Altitude.

  • Pairing college and high school students together to make a difference in the community is the basic idea of LSC-Kingwood’s Public Achievement Program. The implementation of this program led the college’s Teaching and Learning Center committee to name Dr. John Theis, Innovator of the Year for 2012.

  • Brittney Spears was excited to begin her college career at one of Texas’ most exclusive universities. Unfortunately, as often happens, plans change. Now she's graduating from LSC-North Harris and her mother, sister and brother are following in her footsteps.
  • Art lovers will have a chance to broaden their horizons this summer at Mayuko Ono Gray’s exhibition “Seasons” at LSC-Kingwood. The exhibition will be open June 6-July 3 in the college’s Fine Arts Gallery. Join the artist at the opening reception on June 13 at 12:30 p.m.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s annual Global Awareness Day was a hit for the more than 500 attendees who explored world cultures, sports, art, ecology, and international cuisine at the event in April.
  • Those interested in learning more about Lone Star College-Montgomery’s health occupation programs need look no further than Lone Star College-Conroe Center, now hosting information sessions for the nursing, physical therapy assistant, and radiologic technology programs.
  • Continuing the long-running annual tradition of sonnet and verse, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers In Performance series is hosting a birthday celebration for acclaimed poet Walt Whitman, on Thursday, May 10, at 3 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).
  • A group of students in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writing about the Culture of Baseball course made a special trip to Minute Maid Park last month for a behind-the-scenes, in-depth look at the Houston Astros association.
  • Congratulations to Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Class of 2012, who will be recognized for their achievements at the college’s commencement ceremony on Friday, May 11, 2012, at 6 p.m., at The Woodlands Church-Fellowship Campus.
  • The Continuing Education program at LSC-Tomball will hold its 3rd Annual General Educational Development (GED) Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 24 from 6 to 7 p.m. in the LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center.

  • Free weekly community workshop topics in June include Feng Shui, books, acupuncture and watercolor crafts.

  • Come share in the many adventures – both big and small – of this well-known mouse in the first of two summer children’s shows that are fun for the whole family.

  • LSC-CyFair faculty first attend workshops as National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Scholars and then not only incorporate what they learned into their classroom curriculum but give community presentations in the fall.

  • CFISD recognizes the positive impact at Lieder Elementary of LSC-CyFair students in the college ambassador program and on the Tennis Team with a Partners in Education Health Partnership Award. 

  • Lone Star College-North Harris will be celebrating three commencements and graduation ceremonies over the next few weeks. We commend all 2012 graduates for your hard work and dedication to educational achievement.

  • Five students from Lone Star College-North Harris recently attended the 2012 National Model United Nations-NY (NMUN-NY) Conference, which attracted more than 5,400 students from 315 schools around the globe.
  • LSC-North Harris has named Sylvia Martinez as director of the $4.3 million Hispanic Serving Institutions Program’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) grant. In her new role, Martinez will be overseeing the five-year grant, called Math Success.
  • Lone Star College-Atascocita Center’s faculty and staff will have a  chance to show off their programs, academic courses and other services at the college’s Open House event on Saturday, May 19 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. 

  • LSC-Kingwood’s Alpha Lambda Xi competed at the International Convention in Nashville, and earned distinguished for its Honors in Action Project, was named in the Top 100 Chapters, and is designated as a Five Star Chapter and Danielle Thorp earned Distinguished Chapter Officer.

  • Give your child a summer of learning at Discovery College, a fun and exciting summer youth camp offered at Lone Star College-Montgomery and also for the first time, at Lone Star College-Conroe Center.
  • To raise awareness of the impact of child abuse, LSC-Montgomery’s Human Services Student Organization, along with other supporting students, staff, and faculty, released 71 blue balloons in honor of children who have died as a result of child abuse/neglect in the Houston area in the past year.

  • HOUSTON (May 3, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present the “Characteristics of Top Producers in Any Market” professional development seminar as part of the Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series.

  • HOUSTON (May 3, 2012) – Lone Star College System is improving student services with the re-engineering of financial aid processing and support services for students.

  • HOUSTON (April 30, 2012) – The Community Leadership Institute celebrated graduates of the 2011-2012 Leadership High School program in a ceremony this month in the Star of Texas Ballroom of the Lone Star Community Building in The Woodlands.

  • Lone Star College System is hosting its third annual GED graduation ceremonies beginning May 8.

  • HOUSTON (April 30, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its  workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • LSC-Tomball’s Theatre Program will hold open auditions for its spring musical, Fiddler on the Roof. Auditions are open to the public and will take place Thursday, May 3, at 6 p.m., and Saturday, May 5, at 10 a.m. They will be held on the LSC-Tomball campus in the Black Box Theater E-171.

  • LSC-Kingwood’s Dance Department proudly presents its spring dance concert, "Relationships", at the Performing Arts Theatre on Wednesday, May 2 at 7:30 p.m. The performance is a culmination of the semester’s work by faculty, students, and invited guests from the community.

  • After 15 years, the heart of Lone Star College-Montgomery’s “Healthier U Wellness Expo and Job Fair” is still beating strong, having raised more than $24,500 for student scholarships this month at the annual event.

  • Learn more about Lone Star College-Montgomery during Maverick Connection, an orientation program held on Wednesday, May 9, or Wednesday, May 23, in the Health Science Center (Building B, Room 102).

  • LSC-Montgomery’s Performing Arts Center is calling college students and community members to audition for the college’s summer musical production of Piers Chater Robinson’s Peter Pan The Musical.
  • Grab your copy of SWIRL, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s literary arts journal, when it hits campus on Thursday, May 3. A special launch party takes place in the Commons Building (Building A) that evening, with hor d’oeuvres served at 5:30 p.m. and readings beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Univision’s radio and television personality, Renzo Heredia, will address graduates of Lone Star College-Montgomery’s General Education Development program at the annual GED Graduation Ceremony on Tuesday, May 8.

  • Looking for a part-time job teaching college? LSC-Tomball may have a position for you.  The college will hold an Adjunct Faculty job fair on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Beckendorf Conference Center.

  • HOUSTON (April 23, 2012) – Leadership Lone Star College (LLSC) celebrated its graduates who completed the 2011-2012 class on April 20 in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center in The Woodlands.

  • To maximize the success of local businesses, Lone Star College-Tomball is conducting free seminars that address the needs of small business. This next seminar will be held Wednesday, April 4.
  • HOUSTON (April 23, 2012) –  Lone Star Corporate College will offer the “Business and Mediation” professional development seminar as part of the Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series.

  • Students from Lone Star College-North Harris recently participated in the annual Bilateral University Model Arab League simulation at the University of Houston Honors College. The delegation consisted of Ayanna Pierre, Lauren Perez, Kennia Melendez, Stephanie Monroy and Amanda Williams.
  • Registration is now underway for fall 2012 classes at Lone Star College-North Harris, LSC-Greenspoint Center and LSC-Victory Center. The fall semester begins Aug. 27 and classes are expected to fill fast. Those planning to attend are encouraged to beat the rush and register as soon as possible.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts will present an evening of reader’s theater on Thursday, April 26 and Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. The show will feature unique performances and display a fusion of students’ theatrical and speech talents.
  • Community members are welcome for a variety of energy and environmental presentations as well as activities such as a campus alternative energy ribbon-cutting ceremony, an electric car demonstration, bird watching, a geocache race, a tree planting event and clean up days.

  • Student club hosted a week of presentations to raise awareness of GLBTA issues and presented the Robert McGehee Award.

  • Student musical, vocal and acting talent will not be the only impressive parts this performance as the unique chandelier, also a "character" in this show, comes to life on stage.

  • Student Life event deemed a success in attendance, participation and impressive entertaining talent.

  • The Chamber Singers from Lone Star College-Montgomery will perform the 3rd annual Opera Gala, as well as host a silent auction, on Friday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).

  • Among the May workshop topics are echocardiography, fault lines, music, art and meals.
  • LSC-Montgomery will shine some light on the ever-changing world of the World Wide Web through a fascinating presentation by Dr. Bebo White, professor emeritus at Stanford University, on Wednesday, May 2, at 1 p.m., in B-141. The presentation is free and the community is invited to attend.
  • LSC-CyFair student leadership team not only earns Texas Junior College Student Government Association recognition ibut is voted region’s “Most Professional.”

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    To avoid the stampede (and stress!) of last-minute registration, all Lone Star College-Montgomery Mavericks are encouraged to register during “Avoid the Stampede,” an on-campus, express registration event held April 16-18.

  • On Thursday, April 19, at 7 p.m., in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Library Building (Building F), a dozen poets published in the anthology Improbable Worlds

  • HOUSTON (April 13, 2012) –  The Lone Star College Foundation’s major fund-raiser, StarGala 2012, is set for May 5, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott from 6:30 p.m.- midnight.  This annual event raises funds for scholarships for Lone Star College students.

  • Brief drama pieces are guaranteed to entertain the audience at LSC-Kingwood’s “An Evening of Shorts” April 19-22. The sixth annual “An Evening of Shorts” is an original play festival where all works are written, directed, performed and designed by LSC-Kingwood students, staff and community members.

  • The LSC-Tomball Theatre Department will present “A Night of Short Plays” April 19-21 in the Black Box Theater. The evening will feature several short plays directed by LSC-Tomball theatre students. Admission is $5 for students, $8 for seniors and college employees, and $10 for the general public.

  • Multiple financial aid workshops are available now through May 11 including in Vietnamese and Spanish.

  • Join this free community Technology Spotlight information and Q&A session.

  • The LSC-Tomball Music Department will present the contemporary classic “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street” for three performances in the Performing Arts Center, April 27 and 28 at 7:30 p.m., and April 29 at 2:30 p.m. 

  • HOUSTON (April 5, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees workshop and regular meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 5 p.m. has been canceled due to a lack of a quorum.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Symphonic Band, Jazz Combo, and Jazz Ensemble unite for the final instrumental concert of the season on Monday, April 30, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H). Please note that this is a new concert date.

  • Those seeking a wide array of globally-diverse activities need look no further than Lone Star College-Montgomery during the week of April 9-13.

  • LSC-Kingwood art students will display their projects at the college’s annual Spring Student Art Show April 19-May 2 in the Fine Arts Gallery. The juried show will feature the works of approximately 75 students in photography, 2-D (Design I, Design III and Drawing) and 3-D (ceramics).

  • LSC-Kingwood’s 2012 Discovery College will have a multitude of fun and educational activities to keep children ages 6-17 entertained this summer. The program begins Monday June 4 through Thursday, Aug. 4. Students may register for Discovery College courses in person in CLA 107.

  • HOUSTON (April 4, 2012) –  Lone Star College System is hosting a free Community and Careers Job Fair on Wednesday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the conference center at the LSC-University Park campus at 20515 State Highway 249 at Louetta Road in Houston.

  • This show features some of the best work of LSC-CyFair’s talented students through a variety of mediums from photography, painting and drawing to design, ceramics and art metals.

  • Medical Radiologic Technology students recently won two first-place honors in Student Leadership and Scientific Display competitions.
  • The United States Tennis Association recognizes LSC-CyFair Tennis Team's community outreach and attitude with state and national honors.

  • Lace up your sneakers and stretch out your legs for an event that’s sure to get your heart pumping! Healthier U, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s annual wellness expo and job fair, is set to take place April 10-14.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery was honored recently when one of its marketing projects—an annual report to the community about its strategic planning efforts—earned a top-level Gold Paragon Award from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR).

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Performing Arts Center presents Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde for one weekend only—Thursday through Saturday, April 19-21, at 7:30 p.m. each evening.

  • Imagine spending one semester (or less) at Lone Star College-Conroe Center and leaving with the education needed to start a new, exciting career. Now, imagine doing that for free.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Chamber Singers, Concert Choir, and String Ensemble will perform their annual spring concert, “Songs of Love and War,” on Wednesday, April 4th, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).

  • HOUSTON (April 3, 2012) –  Lone Star Corporate College will present the “From the U.S. to Brazil: Contrasts in Offshore Energy Legal Frameworks” professional development seminar as part of the ongoing Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series.

  • Registration is under way for the Discovery College summer youth program sessions designed for ages 9 to 17 and held June 4 through Aug. 2.

  • HOUSTON (April 2, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its  workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, April 5, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • HOUSTON (March 30, 2012) –  Lone Star College System was ranked as Number 1 in the list of Largest Houston-Area Colleges and Universities published annually by the Houston Business Journal.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Visual Communications program is lending services and resources to create a variety of free marketing pieces for local non-profit organizations through the 9th annual Design-A-Thon on April 13 from 8 a.m.-8 p.m.

  • Current and potential students can register through myLoneStar for fall 2012 classes at LSC-Kingwood beginning April 10th. Courses are designed to fit a broad range of academic goals toward certificates, degrees or university transfer. The fall semester begins August 27th.

  • HOUSTON (March 29, 2011) – Mayor Annise Parker and Lone Star College System (LSCS) Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter signed two memorandums of understanding (MOU) today in Brazil.

  • Several of our club sports teams are making themselves heard this semester. The volleyball team won the conference championship and the men's soccer team placed second in their conference championship.

  • The Texas Latino Leadership Roundtable (TLLR), which provides independent guidance for inclusive community development in Montgomery County will introduce its new county initiative, MCLatina, at a free seminar on Friday, March 30 from 9:30 am – 12 noon at Lone Star College – Montgomery, Room G102.

  • Current and prospective students please join Lone Star College-Montgomery for its Maverick Mania Open House on Tuesday, March 27, from 5-7:30 p.m. Maverick Mania will take place in the Atrium area of the Health Science Center (Building B).

  • Playwright Matt Morillo hosts Q&A after the LSC-CyFair Friday performance of his new outrageous comedy, for mature audiences only,  “Angry Young Women In Low-Rise Jeans With High-Class Issues.”

  • In keeping dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants and students in the field up-to-date on changes throughout the past 30 years, LSC-Kingwood’s Dental Hygiene program and CE department will host  a course on HIV/AIDS and Emerging Oral Cancers. This seminar is April 27 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

  • Inside Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Student-Conference Center is a new program that is geared toward connecting women with resources and personnel who can help them achieve their goals. The Women’s Center will help the college’s female students as well as women of all ages in the community.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris offers a unique four-week Summer Bridge Program for recent high school graduates, designed to support them during their transition to college. The program will be available during each of the college’s summer sessions.

  • HOUSTON (March 22, 2012) –  Lone Star College System’s popular Discovery College summer youth camp is quickly approaching to help parents turn the long, lazy days of summer into a learning opportunity for their children.

  • HOUSTON (March 22, 2012) –  The Community Leadership Institute Lone Star College System recently hosted the Association of Leadership Professionals for its regional conference, entitled “Reflect, Rekindle, and Renew”.

  • This free presentation from the jury summons and selection process to juror responsibilities and more is open to the community.

  • Your generous donations of dresses and accessories for LSC-CyFair's Annual Prom Closet benefits hundreds of teens in need and on a budget.

  • LSC-Tomball will host Open House on Thursday, March 29 from 5 to 8 p.m. to give area residents an up-close look at the college and its course offerings.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery's art department presents an exhibition entitled “Fusion,” by ceramics artist Kira Kolandy, on display now through Friday, March 30, in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located on campus in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).

  • Joining this panelist discussion of women's experiences in male-dominated fields, such as engineering, finance, law, medicine and more, is State Rep. Patricia Harless.

  • Exhibition honoring professor and avid amateur photographer Frank Codispoti, who passed away last summer, is on display March 20 – April 5.

  • HOUSTON (March 9, 2012) –  The 2012 Lone Star College Women’s Conference will be held on Friday, April 20 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Lone Star Community Building, located at the Lone Star College System Office, 5000 Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands.

     

  • From a tiny cabin in the remote Yaak Valley of Montana, “a wild place where nothing has gone extinct since the Ice Age,” Rick Bass, a dedicated wilderness preservationist and author.
  • The best way to explore all that Lone Star College-North Harris has to offer is to see it in person. On Tuesday, March 27, from 4 to 7 p.m., LSC-North Harris will host prospective students, their families and others interested in the college’s offerings at an on-campus open house.

  • HOUSTON (March 9, 2012) –  Lone Star Corporate College will offer three Oracle Database 11 workshops as part of the Lone Star Corporate College Seminar Series.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery presents “Queering the Pitch II: Music for Cello and Soprano,” a concert on Friday, March 30, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H). The performance is free and open to the public.
  • Current and prospective students are invited to discover the key to their future at Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Maverick Mania 2012, an open house event on Tuesday, March 27, from 5-7:30 p.m., in the atrium of the Health Science Center (Building B).
  • Find out “what your stuff says about you” from world-renown author of Snoop (Basic Books, 2009), Dr. Sam Gosling, during his presentation at Lone Star College-Montgomery on Thursday, March 29, at 12 p.m., in the college’s Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • HOUSTON (March 9, 2012) –  Community members of all ages including high school students and their parents can get a first-hand look at the educational opportunities available to them at the upcoming Lone Star College open houses the week of March 26 – March 31.

  • People seeking a career in law enforcement or fire management are invited to attend several information sessions this spring at LSC-Kingwood. The Public Services Department’s Criminal Justice and Fire Science Information Sessions are on March 28, April 11 and April 25 from 4-5 p.m. in CLA 212.

  • Several area high school seniors recently committed to attend Lone Star College-Montgomery and participate with the Lone Star College Rodeo Team for the 2012-13 academic year.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery recently honored four staff members with the 2012 Staff Excellence Award. Barbara Holman, Tracye Howell, Shari Tracey, and Valerie Shepherd, have all been recognized for their contribution to student success.
  • Community members, students, faculty and staff are invited to the free New Beginnings Fashion Show on March 27 at 12:30 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center. At Lone Star College-Kingwood’s New Beginnings Fashion Show, the goal is to show the unique and diverse talents possessed by student clubs.

  • For two students, one-on-one attention and proven student success programs are not the only benefits of beginning their college careers at Lone Star College-North Harris. Amanda Gutierrez and Helen Jones were recently selected as winners in a random drawing of survey participants.

  • Come teach this summer at the Discovery College youth program for ages 9 to 17 where "Learning is Fun."

  • Community and college slam poets are welcome to entertain and compete for prizes at this April 3 event for mature audiences.

  • Spend the morning at LSC-CyFair to learn about student clubs, attend information sessions in English and Spanish on academic and workforce programs, take campus tours and more.

  • There's only two opportunities to see the outrageous new comedy “Angry Young Women In Low-Rise Jeans With High-Class Issues” about young women and the various issues they confront today. (This show is for mature audiences only.)

  • Be inspired and entertained at this “MusicMattersMore” evening featuring LSC-CyFair's talented musicians and guests Vaughan and Alisa Pederson.
  • LSC-CyFair is hosting two free information sessions for 11th- and 12th-graders and their parents April 4 and April 10.

  • Businesses—now’s the time to lace up your sneakers and join Lone Star College-Montgomery’s 15th annual Healthier U event, a community-wide wellness expo, job fair, golf tournament, and fun run that provides scholarships for students while promoting healthier living in the community.
  • Dominick DiOrio, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s director of choral activities and associate professor of music, had the distinct honor of performing at Carnegie Hall with the prestigious Young People’s Chorus of New York City (YPC).
  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Theater production of "All My Sons" received a rating of Superior, the highest possible rating, at the Texas Community College Speech and Theatre Association State Play Festival held February 29 – March 3 at Weatherford College in Weatherford, Texas.

  • HOUSTON (March 5, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present the “Understanding Energy: Electricity, Nuclear and Alternatives” professional development seminar as part of the ongoing Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series.

  • Get in on the ground floor of Lone Star College-Montgomery’s latest investment—the Stock Pickers Club, a student organization that meets every other Friday beginning March 2, at 2 p.m., in the Commons Building (Building A), Room 230.
  • The students in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s live entertainment technology (LET) program will be working with local band Adelaine to perform a free concert for students and the community on Thursday, March 8, at 7 p.m., in the college’s audio/visual lighting lab, located in T-112.
  • Before embarking on a tour to Austin, Texas, the Lone Star College-Montgomery Jazz Ensemble will perform “Caravan” on Tuesday, March 6, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • HOUSTON (March 1, 2012) –  For the second year in a row Lone Star College System has been named to the 2012 Military Friendly School list by the G.I. Jobs Military Friendly Schools® team.

  • Music was heard when eight students from Lone Star College-Montgomery were selected to participate in the Texas Community College All-State Ensemble at the Texas Music Educators Association’s annual convention earlier this month in San Antonio.
  • Invest one hour for more success with this free weekly seminar series March 6 - April 3 covering topics such as marketing, goal-setting, Facebook and QuickBooks!

  • HOUSTON (Feb. 29, 2012) – Lone Star College System has been awarded the Gulf Coast Partners Achieving Student Success grant for $1,175,000 over the next three years to aid in college awareness, readiness and education initiatives.

  • Joing the talented LSC-CyFair students for this entertaining evening are special guests Woody Witt, Robert Odneal, Mark Holter and Jay Henry. 

  • Bring the family to experience a heartbroken love story from Qing Dynasty of China through the songs from “A Dream of Red Mansions.”

  • Gain insight into diverse cultures, bird migration and more with free weekly April workshops.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery and the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) proudly announce Terry Albores, Dr. Craig Livingston, Simone Rieck, and Patricia Sendelbach as Faculty Excellence Award recipients for the 2011-2012 academic year.
  • HOUSTON (Feb. 27, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its  workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris student Kesha Thomas was recently awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the LSC-Foundation for her submission to the 19th annual Student Essay Challenge.
  • Lone Star College-North Harris will host a riveting performance by pianist Jane Simmons on Thursday, March 8 at 2:45 p.m. The free event will be held in the college’s Performing Arts Theater and is open to the public.
  • Twelve students have been selected to represent Lone Star College-Montgomery as Student Ambassadors for the spring 2012 semester.
  • LSC-Montgomery’s criminal justice professor, Mark Stelter, has applied his investigative research skills to the theology field in his recently published book, The Gospel According to Christ: The Message of Jesus and How We Missed It (Resource Publications, 2011).
  • In the final round, LSC-Kingwood’s Academy for Lifelong Learning’s team won the Community Chamber of Commerce of East Montgomery County’s third annual Spelling Bee. Spelling ‘imperturbable’ correctly, Mike Adams, Shelly Leith and Carolyn Russell, beat out 16 other teams to bring home a second win.

  • The Lone Star College-Montgomery Symphonic Band will present an evening of beauty, strength, passion, vitality, and a bit of humor at a concert on Thursday, March 1, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • In addition to its 100 percent pass rate on state board exams, Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Dental Hygiene Program prepares students to earn state-level recognitions. Marsha Ramesar-Babu was recently named Dental Hygiene Student of the Year by the Texas Dental Hygienists’ Association (TDHA).

  • Robert Martin, an expert on the prediction and management of violence, gives a presentation relevant for women and men alike as part of Women's Month.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball Counseling Services along with the Lone Star College-Psychology Club will sponsor a seminar on healthy relationships Wednesday, February 29, from noon to 1 p.m. in E100.

  • Lone Star College System will host the Ninth Annual International Education Conference on Friday, April 13 at Lone Star College-North Harris. The conference, themed “Global Pathways,” will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. It will take place in the LSC-North Harris Conference Center.
  • Anyone interested in obtaining their associate’s, bachelor’s or graduate degrees are invited to attend Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Transfer Fair. The free college fair will take place on Thursday, March 8 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Student-Conference Center.

  • Dr. Chantell Hines, formerly the dean of academic services at Lone Star College-North Harris, has been named associate vice president of the college’s two satellite centers. In her new role, Dr. Hines will oversee LSC-Greenspoint Center and LSC-Victory Center.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery students, faculty and staff pulled together on Valentines Day to conduct a campus-wide food drive to benefit the Montgomery County Food Bank. More than 3,300 cans were collected to help those in need in Montgomery County.
  • In an effort to assist lower-income families with filing their taxes, accounting students at Lone Star College-Montgomery are providing free income tax preparation on campus on Tuesdays from 5 p.m.-8 p.m., and on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
  • Area high school seniors are invited to attend the 10th annual Project Connections on Feb. 27 from 6-8 p.m. at the East Montgomery County Improvement District (EMCID). The free event allows high school seniors and their parents a chance to visit with various colleges, universities and the military.

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Music Department will present a free concert by guest artist Ashley Austin on Thursday, March 1, at 7 p.m., in the Performing Arts Center.

  • The students at Lone Star College-Montgomery are putting a lot of energy into finding low-energy solutions for what hopes to be the first-ever environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable master-planned community in the U.S.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery is hosting a job fair to place students and community members into a creative career at JoAnn Fabric and Craft Store®, a specialty retail store opening a new, larger location in The Woodlands.
  • Lone Star College-Conroe Center, in conjunction with the AARP Foundation, is making it easier for community members to prepare and file their taxes.
  • Annual event showcasing outstanding class projects from various disciplines benefits students, faculty and community members

  • College partners again in weeklong community effort that helps provide interview-appropriate suits for disadvantaged women entering the workforce.

  • Recipients believe learning is a two-way street and one of their common goals is to help students to succeed in life, academically, personally and professionally.

  • Among the free events are an essay contest, potluck, presentations on verbal abuse, health and wellness, breaking gender boundaries in the workforce, a self-defense crash course, films, a concert and more.

  • Don't miss this free community presentation on “The Verbally Abusive Relationship” with Patricia Evans, one of the annual Women’s Month events being held throughout March.

  • The Drama Department presents the second part of this autobiographic trilogy with Eugene Jerome, who is now a young Army recruit during WWII in basic training in Biloxi, Mississippi. This comedy for is mature audiences.

  • Listening to Larry Gatlin’s enriching performance at a NISOD conference prompted an invitation to campus by LSC-Kingwood’s administration. With invitation accepted, Gatlin, of “Larry Gatlin and the Gatlin Brothers” will perform in the college’s Student-Conference Center on Saturday, March 3.

  • “Langston Hughes Ask Your Mama 12 Moods for Jazz” by Dr. Ronald McCurdy is a multimedia presentation that features a jazz quartet, spoken-word, and images from the Harlem Renaissance. Monday, Feb. 20 at 6:30 p.m. The free event is in the Student-Conference Center. 

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris Division of Fine Arts presents its newest production, a theatrical performance of the Harper Lee classic, “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Daily performances are scheduled for Feb. 29 through March 4.

  • Community events feature films, musical entertainment, speaker talks and more.

  • Learn how to create your own organic produce garden, get hands-on demos for the latest digital readers and more.

  • The LSC-Kingwood Cosmetology and Facial programs are looking for more students to explore a career in the cosmetology or facial field. Information sessions will be held on March 5 and April 2 at 4 p.m. in CLA 110.

  • Sarah Borchgrevink, essay scholarship winner, shares her story of a community college experience in which she gains confidence, strength to change, self-worth and marketability.

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Theatre Department will present the play "All My Sons” February 23-25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Chamber Singers will perform “Ordinary-Extraordinary,” a concert showcasing the everyday moments that make our lives spectacular, on Thursday, February 23, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery invites the entire knitting community to the annual Knit In on Saturday, February 25, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., in the atrium of the Music Hall (Building H).

  • The brand new Lone Star College-Conroe Center, in conjunction with the AARP Foundation, is making it easier for community members to prepare and file their taxes.
  • LSC-Tomball will host a Performing Arts Center Open House on Wednesday, February 15, from 7 - 8 p.m., to profile its new facility to the community.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris is celebrating Black History Month with a series of free events throughout February, including a presentation by Dr. Tom Curry, Texas A&M professor of philosophy, and two exhibits honoring African-American trailblazers.
  • For the seventh year, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s medical radiologic technology graduating class captured a perfect image—a 100 percent first-attempt pass rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification exam.
  • This series of seminars, set Tuesdays Feb. 21 - April 3, will cover elevator pitches, intergenerational marketing, facebook essentials, goal-setting strategies and QuickBooks.

  • Adding some spice to her education, Lone Star College-Montgomery student Patty Baker has combined her business knowledge with her cooking passion to publish the Salsa Recipe Book (AuthorHouse, 2011), a collection of authentic, nutritious salsa recipes.
  • The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery is pleased to recognize Gigi Hancock and Doris Humphress as the organization’s 2011 Volunteers of the Year.
  • Seven adjunct faculty are recognized for their professionalism and commitment to student learning and success.

  • Take advantage of College Goal Sunday featuring free assistance with FAFSA as well as information on admission requirements, financial aid resources and scholarships.

  • Samuel Washburn, a 2011 Lone Star College-Fairbanks Center study abroad student, will return to Rome on a new career path where he will live an Italian lifestyle, study at the American University of Rome and pursue an international studies degree. Submit 2012 program applications now.

  • Come see their legacy documented in “Thunder Soul”, visit with band members and hear the “funk powerhouse” tunes of the 1970’s number one stage band in Texas and the United States.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood's Academy for Lifelong Learning is inviting community members to its spring Open House on Monday, Feb. 6 from 2-4 p.m. The open house is an opportunity for individuals age 50 and older to meet others with common interests and register to become a member of the program.

  • Experience the movement of the Caribbean Sea through visiting artist Janet Hassinger’s paintings. Meet the artist at a Feb. 23 reception..

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Drama Department is putting together a production of “Little Women-The Broadway Musical”. The musical will be performed in the Performing Arts Theatre Feb. 23-25 at 7:30 p.m., Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. and on March 1-3 at 7:30 p.m.

  • LSC-CyFair staff members are recognized for their outstanding contributions to the college and vision of excellence.

  • Program graduates’ marketability is boosted with this Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs accreditation.

  • To help students find their next step, Lone Star College-Montgomery will host College Transfer Day on Thursday, February 2, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m., in the atrium of the Health Science Center (Building B).
  • HOUSTON (Jan. 24, 2012) – Lone Star Corporate College will present the “Understanding Energy: Oil, Natural Gas and Transportation” professional development seminar as part of the Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series.

  • It’s not too late to begin the journey toward an associate degree or workforce certificate program as Second Start classes begin with various dates through March. 

  • Dancing and live entertainment are the highlights of Lone Star College-Kingwood’s and the Kingwood Musical Arts Society’s (KMAS) annual Valentine Scholarship Dance and Silent Auction on Feb. 11 from 7:30-11 p.m.

  • HOUSTON (Jan. 23, 2012) – Lone Star College System is offering a new, free program at LSC-University Park beginning on Feb. 20 that will train students to be an engineering technician assistant in just six weeks.  

  • Romance and good music will fill the air as world-renowned Italian pianist Francesco Attesti performs at LSC-Kingwood on Feb. 14. The St. Valentine’s Day Concert, organized by the Humble Intercontinental Rotary Club, will take place in the college’s new Music Instructional Building’s Recital Hall.

  • To help students, as well as community job seekers with career planning and the job search process, Lone Star College-Montgomery offers Career Coach, a new, online tool that allows people to explore potential careers.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery's art department presents an exhibition entitled “New Archeology,” by ceramics artist Jeff Forster, on display Monday, February 13, through Friday, March 2, in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • Housed at LSC-Kingwood’s offsite location at the East Montgomery County Improvement District, the nation’s largest, free, volunteer-run tax counseling and preparation service will help people prepare and file their federal income tax returns 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays Feb. 2-April 17.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s theatre honors fraternity, Delta Psi Omega, presents an Actors Workshop production of Living With the Savage, by Dawson Moore, February 16-18 in the Black Box Theatre, located in the Performing Arts Center (Building D, Room 204).
  • HOUSTON (Jan. 19, 2012) – The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center announced that it has hired Danny Mogollon as its newest consultant. 

  • New and current students have a second chance to take classes this spring at Lone Star College-Montgomery, as ‘Second Start’ courses, an alternative to the regular 16-week semester, begin in late January all the way through early April.
  • Dr. Melissa Gonzalez was recently named dean of the Lone Star College-North Harris Computer Information Technology Division. In her new position, she will oversee the college’s departments of computer information technology, visual communication, and business.

  • The spring semester has already begun at Lone Star College-North Harris, however it’s not too late to register for classes. Second Start courses are available beginning as late as Mar. 19, or as soon as Jan. 30.
  • For those who included a career change among their New Year’s resolutions, Lone Star College-North Harris has a new online tool to help them reach their goal. Career Coach, a free service available through the college’s website, allows students and community members to explore potential careers.

  • American History and President Abraham Lincoln fans will enjoy this special evening presentation held Jan. 25 in conjunction with Lincoln: The Constitution and the Civil War, a national traveling exhibition on display in the library.

  • HOUSTON (Jan. 11, 2012) – Lone Star College System is hosting open houses beginning Jan. 21 for its Academy for Lifelong Learning fall programs.

  • Did you know Houdini was a spy for the U.S. Secret Service? Come discover more with magician and comedian Harry Maurer in this multimedia extravaganza.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery is seeking sponsors and booth exhibitors for Healthier U, an annual community-wide wellness expo, job fair, and golf tournament that provides scholarships for students while promoting healthier living in the community.
  • The Academy for Lifelong Learning at LSC-Montgomery, a program for the 50-plus retired or semi-retired community, will host an open house on Sat., Jan. 21, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in the Commons Building (Building A). The public is invited, and entertainment and refreshments will be provided.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s music department presents an evening of contemplative solo piano for meditation and personal reflection on Thursday, February 9, at 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H). The performance is free and open to the public.
  • Full payment for pre-registered classes due by Jan. 7, 2012. LSC-Montgomery's Business Office will be open on Sat., Jan. 7, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. to take in-person payments. From 2-7 p.m. on that day, payments must be made online. Payment plans can also be set up online.
  • The Community Chamber of Commerce of East Montgomery County named Pat Chandler 2011 Volunteer of the Year at a recent luncheon. Chandler is program manager in the Continuing Education department at Lone Star College-Kingwood.

  • The Fall Student Art Show at LSC-Kingwood not only showcases students’ work throughout the semester, it is also a chance for them to compete for the Kingwood Arts Society’s (KAS) Paul McCarty Scholarship. During the fall 2011 show, KAS Scholarship Committee selected Adryn Velasquez.
  • Two students from Lone Star College-Montgomery are getting a high return on their accounting education after being awarded scholarships from the Houston CPA Society.

  • HOUSTON (Dec. 20, 2011) – Most Lone Star College System facilities will be closed for the holiday break beginning Dec. 22 through Jan. 4. Regular operations resume on Thursday, Jan. 5.

  • On behalf of her colleagues and students, Sara Lewandowski is excited to represent LSC-CyFair as a liaison with the largest and oldest nursing educational organization.

  • LSC-Tomball is proud to have its own cohort of students participating in the TRiO Student Support Services program. Funded by a grant awarded from the Department of Education, our TRiO staff works to assist eligible students overcome academic, financial, or physical barriers to their education.

  • LSC-Tomball recently opened its new Assistive Technology Lab. This lab will promote the success of individuals with disabilities through the use of computer and networking technologies to increase their independence, productivity, and participation in education and careers.

  • Lone Star College-Victory Center will hold information sessions about three of its Career and Technical Education programs – construction trades, HVAC and welding – on Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. at LSC-Victory Center in room 113, located at 4141 Victory Drive in Houston.

  • The Honors Program and Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) have expanded into a new suite in the South Hall, complete with a conference room for Honors Student Organization and PTK meetings, a classroom across the hall in which all Honors classes will be held, and offices for the advisors of both organizations.

  • Are you brave enough to enroll in a fearfully enlightening class this spring at Lone Star College-Montgomery? If so, the college has an entire lineup of fear- and horror-themed classes sure to keep you on pins and needles throughout the sinister semester.
  • Among the performing and visual arts schedule highlights this spring season are the biennial “Fotofest” exhibition and “The Phantom of the Opera” performances.

  • She believes working in the student services area is "rewarding, daily, moment by moment," because it is about helping students from beginning to end, from registration to achieving their individual goals.

  • Entries are currently being accepted for StarBursts, Lone Star College Kingwood's student art and literary publication.  Students may submit poems, stories, dramas, or essays in the literary category and paintings, drawings, and photographs in the visual art category.

  • Explore an important period in American History through this national exhibition on display in the library Dec. 28 through Feb. 17 at LSC-CyFair and with a presidential birthday party, author presentations, lectures, discussions and more.

  • Register now for the new song writing class at LSC-CyFair and find out. Spring semester starts Jan. 17.

  • Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter said the new buildings represent investments in the future of the students and the community. Staff and students joined LSC-CyFair President Dr. Audre Levy for dedication celebrations prior to an official afternoon dedication with system and community guests.

  • Orientation is required for first-time-in-college students. Pre-register online now as space is limited and spring semester classes start Jan. 17.

  • Topics for January include detoxification and health, Lincoln and slavery, magicians and how they changed world history.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood prides itself on providing quality education to its students and preparing them for careers in the work force through many program choices. An example of such stellar programs are LSC-Kingwood's health care programs like Dental Hygiene and Occupational Therapy Assisting.

  • LSC-Kingwood is the first educational institution in Texas to implement the Center for Civic Engagement program on its campus. As members of the program, each LSC-Kingwood student has committed to community service hours in exchange of earning a Texas Campus Compact Student in Service Scholarship.
  • If you’re looking for the perfect gift this season, consider the gift of education with Lone Star College-Montgomery’s vast line-up of fun, interesting, and affordable continuing education courses.
  • Opening the doors at LSC-Kingwood’s new Student Conference-Center this fall was a breath of fresh air for many students. The SCC provides a one-stop-shop for all student services for current and new students. This new building houses registration, financial aid, student activities, and much more.

  • In fall 2011, LSC-Kingwood opened its brand new Music Instructional Building. The new facility houses a recital hall (band and choir), practice rooms, rehearsal spaces, state-of-the-art classrooms, faculty offices, and much needed instrument storage space.

  • Earn college credit this winter during Lone Star College-Montgomery’s mini-mester, a fast and focused three- or four-week session held over the winter break.
  • Kathy Adkins is known for her contributions to education by building bridges with students, parents, faculty and staff at LSC-Kingwood. Her efforts have afforded several promotions and now the prestigious honor of being FamilyTime Crisis and Counseling’s Woman of Achievement (WOA) in Education.

  • A small group from Lone Star College System’s Sport Club Conference hit a line drive last month when they advanced to the 10th annual National Collegiate Golf Championship in Las Vegas, Nev., an amateur golf event for university recreational golfers.
  • Although many believe the saying “third time is a charm” when trying to accomplish a feat; however that is not the case for Lone Star College-TV, housed at LSC-Kingwood. On its first attempt, the campus television station earned four Marcom Awards for four out of five entries.

  • Snowfall: A Showcase of Talent will feature live music, singing and dramatic artistry from the college’s talented drama students.The entire family will enjoy these magical holiday performances which take place at 7 p.m., Dec. 7 through Dec. 10, in the college’s Arena Theater (ACAD-142).

  • “More activities! More family fun!” is this year’s theme for Lone Star College-Tomball’s annual Holiday Fest community event.  The event will take place on Friday, November 30, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

  • This 2011 class of 14 set the standard for future classes when they earned a rare 100% pass rate on their first take of the Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) credentialing examination.

  • HOUSTON (Nov. 28, 2011) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold a public hearing of the proposal to continue the current taxation of goods in transit for LSCS on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center,

     

  • Lone Star College-North Harris recently named Steve Kolar as its new vice president of instruction. In January he will begin serving as the college’s chief academic officer and providing leadership for student learning and academic affairs.

  • Couple donates prize check to Political Science Department and announces new scholarship fund.

  • College students collected canned goods to help feed women and children at the Mission of Yahweh.

  • Continuing the annual tradition of performing to benefit a local non-profit organization, the Lone Star College-Montgomery choirs and jazz band will perform a holiday concert on Thursday, December 8, at 7:30 p.m., in the mainstage theatre in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • HOUSTON (Nov. 22, 2011) – The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center and its Advisory Council has named five 2011 Small Business of the Year Award winners.

  • Students now have a chance to earn their Associate of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice online. Registration is underway for spring 2012 and the first day of class is Jan. 17. Students who earn the Criminal Justice degree can transfer to either LSC-University Center or a four-year university.

  • Working closely with local business leaders, several degrees and certificates in CIT have been developed at LSC-Kingwood for workforce needs that will aid in advancing a career. Learn more at a Computer Information Technology info session on Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:30 pm. in LIB 226.

  • HOUSTON (Nov. 18, 2011) – Lone Star College System won 15 prestigious Medallion awards as part of the annual meeting of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations District 4 held last month in Dallas.

  • HOUSTON (Nov. 18, 2011) – Lone Star College-University Park has signed an agreement with Responsive Education Solutions to offer students the chance to earn their high school diploma and up to two years of college credit in just four years.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series wraps up its fall line-up with a special birthday celebration for Emily Dickinson featuring award-winning Dickinson scholar and author Brenda Wineapple, on Thursday, December 1, at 3 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).
  • Registration for the spring semester at Lone Star College-Montgomery has begun. To avoid the stampede of last-minute registration and get the best selection of courses, current and future students are encouraged to register today.
  • Building on the popular and stimulating TEDxThe Woodlands, which took place in September at Lone Star College-Montgomery, a second event goes live in January. And this time, both adults and youth are invited to be inspired.
  • This new team not only finished third in their first competitive effort at the 15th Annual Texas Collegiate Chess Championships, but one member had a memorable moment competing against an International Grandmaster.

  • The LSC-Tomball Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society will host a panel discussion on censorship on November 29. The public is invited to this event, where PTK will explore the topic “Is Your Professor a Censor?” as part of its discussion series The Democratization of Information: Power, Peril, and Promise.

  • HOUSTON (Nov. 16, 2011) –  Lone Star Corporate College will present a seminar for attorneys and certified public accountants on “International Corporate Compliance Issues” on Thursday, Dec. 1 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lone Star College-University Park, 20515 State Highway 249 at Louetta Road.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery has the best—the Best Composer that is, as Dominick DiOrio, director of choral activities and associate professor of music, has been named Best Composer by Houston Press. The nomination came in September in Houston Press’ annual Best of Houston list.
  • Dr. Earl Holt, professor of music, has always hit the high note with students. But now, Holt is going to make a grand impact statewide in music education, as he has been selected by the Texas Association of Music Schools (TAMS) to serve on the Commission on Music & General Education.
  • Registration is now under way for the Spring 2012 semester at LSC-Tomball. Spring classes for college credit, workforce development and continuing education start on Tuesday, January 17. Students are encouraged to enroll early to ensure the best selection of classes and times.

  • HOUSTON (Nov. 7, 2011) –  An 18-year tradition continues on Monday, Nov. 21 at The Woodlands Country Club Palmer Course when the annual Lone Star College Foundation Golf Tournament tees off.

  • Jim Pruett returns to emcee a concert featuring the LSC-CyFair Jazz Ensemble, the new Jazz Combo and guest artist Mark Holter, saxophone sensation.

  • The weeklong celebration features a variety of presentations and displays, a cooking demo, a film discussion, an extravaganza, a dance festival, student recognition awards and more.

  • Register now for spring 2012 classes at Lone Star College-North Harris, Greenspoint and Victory Centers. The new semester starts Jan. 17, and classes are expected to fill fast. Those planning to take spring classes are encouraged to beat the rush and register prior to the upcoming holiday break.

  • Topics  for November and December include audio books, Russian soup, Pearl Harbor and holiday ornaments.

  • Bringing a wealth of experience in student services, technology, program development, grant writing and teaching, Dr. Rodriguez-Zuch is excited about new higher education position. 

  • LSC-CyFair’s Concert Choir joins the college’s Symphonic Band percussionists for a powerful and dramatic performance of Carl Orff’s classic.  

  • Current or potential students are invited to three information sessions during fall 2011 that will give important details on the Fire Science, EMT and Criminal Justice programs. The sessions will be held on Oct. 13, Nov. 10 and Dec. 8 from 5-7 p.m. in CLA 210.

  • Though only three-years-old, the fire science technology program at Lone Star College-Montgomery is really heating up, as close to 100 students have completed the basic firefighter certificate program.
  • The Lone Star College-Montgomery String Ensemble and Symphonic Band will perform a free concert entitled Instrumental Soundings: Past and Present on Wednesday, November 16, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • LSC-Tomball’s Continuing Education Department will host a Holiday Learning Expo on November 12 in the LSC-Tomball Beckendorf Conference Center. The public is invited to this free event where they can receive information about hospitality, decorating, and craft courses for holiday entertaining.

  • LSC-Montgomery's art department presents the work of multi-media fiber artist Mary Hettmansperger with an exhibition entitled, “Undisciplined Threads,” on display November 7-December 2, in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery (Bldg. D).
  • HOUSTON (Nov. 2, 2011) –  Lone Star College System has been ranked second nationwide in the seventh annual Digital Community Colleges Survey by e.Republic’s Center for Digital Education and Converge Online.

  • The Lone Star College-Montgomery drama department’s fall production of “Private Eyes,” by Steven Dietz, received the rare feat of two choice awards in the Kennedy Center American College Texas State Theatre Festival (KCACTF) this October.
  • HOUSTON (Nov. 1, 2011) – The Board of Trustees of the Lone Star College System will hold a retreat at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 4, and on Saturday, Nov. 5 at 8 a.m. in the Cypress  Conference Room at the Woodlands Resort and Conference Center,  No action will be taken.

  • LSC-Tomball and the LSCS Academy of Lifelong Learning will host a Veterans Day Celebration on November 12 in the Performing Arts Center.  The public is invited to this free commemorative event, especially veterans and family members of deceased veterans.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s production of Domestic Companion, presented by the Delta Psi Omega Actors Workshop, will be Thursday, November 17 at 7:30 p.m; Friday, November 18, at 7:30 p.m.; and Saturday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its  workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • 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 (AHA) Heart Walk and Heart Fest on Saturday, Nov. 12.

  • Gaze into the sky at Lone Star College-Montgomery during the annual “Star Party” on Wednesday, November 16, at 6:30 p.m., in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102.
  • The Student Services offices on bldg. C will be closed on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series continues its fall performances with a reading by two noteworthy authors, Jerry Bradley and James Sanderson, on Thursday, November 17, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).
  • To continue the goal of saving lives, MD Anderson Blood Bank and Lone Star College-Kingwood will host a blood drive at the college Nov. 1-2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in a donor coach in parking lot C. No appointments are necessary; anyone can show up during those times to donate.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood art students will exhibit a variety of pieces at the annual juried Fall Student Art Show Nov. 15-Dec. 1. Selected works of approximately 75 students will be featured in three categories: photography, 2-D (design I, design II and drawing), and 3-D (ceramics).

  • HOUSTON (Oct. 27, 2011) – Consultants with the Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center have earned a Certified Global Business Professional Credential for completing requirements to be able to assist business owners to diversify their skills and understanding in global commerce.

  • While going back in time to visit with Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso is not an option, their interaction will come to life at LSC-Kingwood’s production of “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” Nov. 17-19 at 7:30 p.m. and on Nov. 19-20 at 2 p.m.

  • Celebrating diversity among students, faculty, staff and the community is the goal at LSC-Kingwood’s annual International Education Week. During Nov. 14-17, LSC-Kingwood’s Office of Student Life (OSL) will plan activities to educate people on and off campus on different cultures and immigration.

  • Tickets are now available for Churchill: An Evening of Wit and Wisdom, a special performance set for Thursday, November 3 at Lone Star College-Montgomery.  The performance will feature Jonathan Churchill

  • This community event offers C.H.I.P. sign up, health info, yoga demonstration and more.

  • LSC-CyFair's Lyric Opera performs, in one act and in English, a story of how faith, charity, unselfish love and good deeds can work miracles.

  • Come to enjoy the Student Art Show and stay to meet the student artists in person at the opening reception and awards ceremony Thursday, Dec. 1.

  • Celebrate the season with this free community event for all ages featuring games, live entertainment, and more.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 14 – 18 with an exciting offering of events to showcase the college’s diversity and promote a global perspective among students. All of the week’s events, are free and open to the community.

  • HOUSTON (Oct. 21, 2011) –  Lone Star College-CyFair, LSC- Kingwood and LSC-Tomball were recently selected to be a part of  “Foundations of Excellence (FoE),” a national program designed to evaluate and revitalize the campus’ services for first-year college students.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris will hold its annual Fall Festival on Monday, Oct. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. A Fall Festival will also be held at the new LSC-Victory Center, located at 4141 Victory Drive, on Friday, Oct. 28 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • HOUSTON (Oct. 21, 2011) – Lone Star Corporate College will present two “Understanding Energy” professional development seminars as part of the new Lone Star College Networking Lunch Series.

  • In an effort to instill passion for civic involvement in its students, the Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Center for Civic Engagement, along with co-sponsors University of Houston-Downtown and Texas Campus Compact, will host its first two-day conference on Nov. 18-19

  • After a motorcycle accident in 2008, it was a three-year rehabilitation process that gave Justin Guy, a student at Lone Star College-Montgomery, a second chance at life. And now, it’s a scholarship from Assistance League of Montgomery County that’s providing him a second chance at education.
  • For those looking for family-fun activities, LSC-Tomball student clubs are hosting a Halloween night suitable for all ages on Monday, October 31.

  • There is still time to sign up and attend Lone Star College-Montgomery’s first-ever High Tech Conference, a free emerging technology event for the entire community on Friday, October 21, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • Free Speaking of Business Series continues with an interactive mid-day presentation featuring Liz Plaster, a certified behavior and values analyst. Reservations are recommended as space is limited.

  • Among the day's activities are bird watching, a morning health walk and afternoon tree walk around campus, a campus landscaping video and various faculty, staff and student presentations. 

  • In addition to publication in the Inquiry, a valuable resource for those deeply involved in the theory, practice and pedogagy of critical thinking, this two-year collaborative project serves as resource for other community college faculty.

  • Pre-register online now for the free New Student Orientations available at various times and dates, with morning and afternoon options, beginning in November.

  • Reservations are required to schedule an audition time for this Lyric Opera performance. Lead and support roles are available in this show, which Harold Prince originally directed on Broadway, and principal roles may be double casted.

  • The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs awards a full five-year accreditation to LSC-CyFair's program, one of only 19 programs in Texas with such an accreditation. 

  • Come enjoy this interactive cult classic and help raise scholarship funds with ticket proceeds as well as feed women and children in need with a canned good donation.

  • The LSC-North Harris campus will close temporarily today, Friday, Oct. 14, at 1 p.m. due to a broken water line. Repairs are expected to be completed later this afternoon. Evening and Saturday classes will be held as planned.
  • The LSC-Tomball OTA program will host a program designed to improve senior drivers' safety. Older adult drivers are invited to bring their vehicles October 27 to take part in CarFit, a program designed to give a quick comprehensive check on how well an older driver and their vehicle work together.

  • Wear your costume and have some fun at LSC-Fairbanks Center's safe trick-or-treat alternative.

  • Students share perspective on once-in-a-lifetime Study Abroad experiences in China and Costa Rica and provide a glimpse of their adventure through photos.

  • HOUSTON (Oct. 12, 2011) – Lone Star College System has been awarded the Hispanic Serving Institutions Program’s Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) grant for $4,349,500 over the next five years.

  • LSC-CyFair’s concert features radio and tv personality Jim Pruett as emcee.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood respiratory care student Kenosha Ben and occupational therapy assistant student Dawn Marie Young received Program for Continuing Education Grants from the Chapter GQ PEO Humble.

  • Renowned jazz musicians are scheduled to take the stage during the Kingwood Big Band’s Fall Jazz Concert at Lone Star College-Kingwood. Trombonists Bill Watrous and Aric Schneller will perform on Oct. 21 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. in the college’s Performing Arts Theatre.

  • Anyone looking to expand their computer knowledge for personal or professional reasons can earn two certifications through LSC-Kingwood’s Continuing Education program. Computer Support Technician certifications are available for CompTIA A+ and Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP).
  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Theatre Department will kick off its 2011-2012 season, dubbed “Americana,” with the Neil Simon comedy Rumors October 27-29 in the LSC-Tomball Performing Arts Center (PAC). This production will mark the debut of the theatre program on the stage of the PAC. 

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s music department presents a free choir concert entitled, “Love and Loss,” on Thursday, October 20, at 7:30 p.m.,in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • The LSC-Montgomery Lyceum Speaker Series invites the community to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month during a presentation on Spanish culture by Jesus “Chuy” Negrete, a nationally-recognized educator and entertainer, on Tues., Oct. 25, at 12 p.m., in the Recital Hall (Bldg. H).
  • Members of the famed World War II Tuskegee Airmen will make a special presentation at Lone Star College-North Harris on Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. in the conference center (room 208) of the college’s Student Services Building. The community is invited to attend this free event.
  • With Halloween around the corner, The LSC-North Harris Theatre Department plans to treat the community to a production of “The Haunting of Hill House." The play will run Oct. 19-22 with 8 p.m. performances each night, and a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on Oct. 23 in the Performing Arts Theatre.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance series continues its fall line-up with a reading by award-winning author Jan Reid on Thursday, October 20, at 7 p.m., in the Library Building (Building F).
  • Come see  a story of  people searching for love and acceptance in a world divided by class issues in Claire Hart-Palumbo's “The Seagull in the Delta” Oct. 13-23 in her modern retelling of an Anton Chekhov play.

  • HOUSTON (Oct. 3, 2011) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its  workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • Beginning Monday, October 3rd, come see us in the new Center for Academic and Student Affairs building (CASA).

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery, in partnership with the South Montgomery County Woodlands Chamber of Commerce, will host the 16th annual Community Job Fair on Thursday, October 20, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the college’s Health Science Center (Building B).
  • Students searching for a direction in college can check out what Lone Star College-Montgomery has to offer during the Exploring Majors Fair on Wednesday, October 5, and Thursday, October 6, from 12 p.m.-3 p.m., in the Commons Building (Building A).
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery wants to hear ideas from the community on how to take the college to new heights! So share your vision during the bi-annual community-wide visioning session on Thursday, October 13.
  • HOUSTON (Sept. 29, 2011) – Lone Star College System has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.

  • HOUSTON (Sept. 29, 2011) – Lone Star College System has completed a groundbreaking study – “The National Lone Star Report on Aligning Technology with Student Success” – intended to help college leaders align their plans and investments in technology with students’ needs.

  • See a variety of mediums used such as oils, encaustic painting and mixed media.in the exhibition featuring faculty from the Barker Cypress campus and LSC-Fairbanks Center. Meet the artists at the Oct. 20 reception.

  • The new Lone Star College-Conroe Center, which opened in January, is already seeing success—this time in the design of the building itself, as the campus has been selected to appear in the 2011 American School & University Architectural Portfolio as an Outstanding Design.
  • Dr. John Noel Roberts, professor of piano and director of the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Music, will dedicate Lone Star College-Montgomery’s new Steinway concert grand piano, on Monday, October 3, at 7:30 p.m., in the Recital Hall, located in the college’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • The 15th annual “A Stellar Evening” showcases faculty members’ talents and raises money for the Fine Arts Scholarship program. “A Stellar Evening” will be held Saturday, Oct. 8 at 7:30 p.m. in the new Music Instructional Building’s Recital Hall.

  • The LSC-Tomball theatre department has announced its 2011-2012 season. Dubbed “Americana,” the selected plays were chosen purposefully to highlight the best of American drama. This season will also mark the debut of the theater program on the stage of the Performing Arts Center.

  • LSC-Kingwood’s Office of Student Life, through its Dia de la Cultura event, presents, “Freedom Riders and the Fight for Civil Rights”. This forum will take place Thursday, Sept. 29 at 6:30 p.m. in the college’s new Student-Conference Center. The general public is invited to this free event.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball recently held formal dedications for its three new state-of-the-art facilities, all of which opened in time to welcome students taking fall classes.

  • Motivational speaker Dennis S. Brown, who believes the key to business success is a winning attitude, kicks off free Business Success Speakers Series Sept. 28.

  • Celebrate this seventh annual community day at LSC-CyFair with activities such as moonwalks, face painting, slides, obstacle courses, pumpkin patch, train ride, pony carousel, a petting zoo, Radio Disney and more.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery presents the first-ever High Tech Conference, an emerging technology event designed for both the general public and business professionals, on Friday, October 21, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., in the Mainstage Theatre in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).
  • You’re the detective in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Center for the Arts first show of the 2011-2012 theatre season, “Private Eyes,” by Steven Dietz. And just when you think you have it figured out, something new happens to change your mind!
  • High school student “College Days” and other campus tours are now available Wednesdays and the first Saturday of the month.

  • Registration starts Oct. 12 for this free People’s Law School with Richard Alderman at the Oct. 20 sessions on consumer law, wills/probate, landlord/tenant or credit and debt collection.

  • Yet again, a record number of students have turned to Lone Star College-North Harris for its classes in more than 110 different academic and workforce programs. As of the official day, Sept. 12, the college had 18,478 students enrolled at its main campus and two satellite centers.

  • Don't miss “A Seagull in the Delta” a modern retelling of an Anton Chekhov play in which old flames are fanned, current relationships are strained and new romance blooms on stage Oct. 13-23.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris office of Student Outreach and Recruitment (S.O.A.R.), along with the college’s Filipino Young Professionals (FYP) group, will host two events in October, PATAK Conference on Oct. 1 and PATAK Filipino Festival on Oct. 15.
  • Lone Star College-North Harris recently held a grand opening ceremony for its new full-service center, LSC-Victory Center, located in the northwest Houston neighborhoods of Acres Homes and Inwood Forest. The 85,000 square foot facility opened to students with the start of the fall semester.
  • The State Board of Education (SBOE) selected Tommie Friday, an adjunct biology instructor at LSC-Montgomery and an active volunteer in the Klein ISD, as a 2011 Hero for Children.
  • Building on a seven-year tradition of showcasing student excellence via the written word, LSC-Montgomery recently released the latest edition of the Journal of Student Writing Across the Curriculum, In the Disciplines and In the Workplace (Vol. 7).
  • LSC-Kingwood’s fall semester not only welcomed 12,000 students, it will also open two brand new buildings. The college will hold a Dedication Ceremony on Thursday, Sept. 29 from 3-5 p.m. for the Student-Conference Center (SCC) and the Music Instructional Building (MUS).

  • The LSC-Kingwood Student Services department, consisting primarily of Admissions, Advising, and Financial Aid, will be CLOSED at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13th through Wednesday, September 14th.

  • Get great ideas, make great connections and learn everything from the newest web resources to nuts-and-bolts market research to help build a successful business - attend this free six week series Sept. 28 - Nov. 2 at LSC-CyFair.

  • Enjoy free weekly topics including philosophy, nanotechnology, Vietnamese food and Feng Shui this October.

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Surgical Technology program will host an open house on Tuesday, September 20, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the new LSC-Tomball Health Science Building located at 700 Graham Drive in Tomball, across the street from Tomball Regional Medical Center.

  • Participation in "when the lights go out" Bosque Gallery exhibition is special to Jessica Rice because LSC-CyFair is where her long-term goal to teach college level painting and her dream goal to open her own community painting school for children started.

  • The LSC-Montgomery Lyceum Speaker Series invites the community to a presentation on the Gnostic Gospels and Early Christianity by Dr. Marvin Meyer, Griset professor of Bible and Christian studies at Chapman University, on Thursday, September 22, at 12 p.m., in the Recital Hall (H-102).
  • The Vagina Monologues” will be performed in the Black Box Theatre in the college’s Performing Arts Center (formerly Student Fine Arts building) Sept. 29-30 at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 1 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. and on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m.

  • Shah Ardalan, vice chancellor and chief information officer for Lone Star College System, has been recognized by the Texas Association of Community Colleges with the 2011 Carl M. “Chessie” Nelson Administrative Leadership Award.

     

  • HOUSTON (Sept. 8, 2011) – The Lone Star College Office of Workforce Development has received $500,000 through the Wagner-Peyser grant program to provide workforce pre-apprentice training programs in engineering technology, welding inspection and machining design, and rapid prototyping.

  • The campus bookstore is moving to the new Student-Conference Center. In order to make this transition, the bookstore will be CLOSED on September 15 and 16. The store will reopen in its new location on Saturday, September 17.

  • On Saturday, Oct. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Lone Star College-North Harris and Houston Northwest Medical Center will host a poignant and ever-important event, “A Labor of Love: End of Life Forum." This event is free and open to the public.
  • In celebration of Mexican Independence Day, the general public is invited to attend Negrete’s “The Culture and Experience of Latinos and others through Stories, Poetry and Song” on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 7 p.m. in LSC-Kingwood’s Performing Arts Theatre.

  • Students in LSC-Kingwood's Dental Hygiene program are trained through the classroom and clinical work at the campus’ state-of-the-art Dental Hygiene Clinic. Anyone interested in learning more about this program is invited to attend a Dental Hygiene Info Session on Sept. 20 at 5 pm in HSB 107.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris recently held a grand opening ceremony for one of its newest facilities. The college’s Health Professions Building, located on Red Oak Drive near Houston Northwest Medical Center, is the new home for LSC-North Harris’s nursing and medical assisting programs.
  • If your financial aid package is not finalized and released by 9/7/11, you will need to make payment with your own personal funds. If later approved for financial aid, you will be reimbursed thru your myLoneStar student account. Classes will be dropped for students with unpaid balances after 9/8/11.

  • LSC-CyFair's Learning, Inspiration, Fellowship and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) workshops are free and held Wednesdays from 10-11 a.m. in the library (room 131).

  • A few fast-track and late-start classes are available. Students who missed registration for Fall 2011 can still take a variety of classes this semester through Second Start classes beginning on or after September 6.

  • The Barker Cypress campus is home to a new outdoor observation deck available for faculty, students, staff and community members to use for observing nature and studying insects, plants, birds and more all thanks to Boy Scout Akshay Fegade.

  • Future December graduate shares her ITP experience, which opened the lines of communication for her family as well as her eyes to a new career. LSC-CyFair also offers ASL as a foreign language credit and an ASL Communication Skills Certificate to help enhance people’s resumes.

  • With more than 13,000 students enrolled, Lone Star College-Montgomery is pleased to announce the addition of 12 new full-time faculty members for the fall semester.
  • Add a little culture in your month with dance, lectures, film, food and more beginning with a Sept. 14 presentation with Judge Reece Rondon’s “My Story.”

  • With a bachelor’s degree and passion to make a difference in the lives of young people, interested people can learn more about Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Alternative Teacher Certification Program through an information session Sept. 19 at 5 p.m. in SFA 125/126.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery will have open tryouts for the club baseball team on Wednesday, September 7, at 3:30 p.m., on campus at the baseball practice field.
  • Students who missed registration for fall 2011 can still take a variety of classes this semester through second start classes beginning Sept. 12. Students can register up to the first day of class and complete their courses by the first week in December – or earlier.

  • HOUSTON (Aug. 29, 2011) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, Sept. 1, 2011 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College Training and Development Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • HOUSTON (Aug. 29, 2011) – Two buildings on the Lone Star College-University Park campus will be imploded on Sept. 18 and the site returned to usable green space.

  • Good news! Students still have an opportunity to take classes this fall at Lone Star College-Montgomery through ‘Second Start’ courses, a convenient alternative for students who missed the start of the standard semester or need flexibility in their class schedule.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers in Performance kicks off its fall series with Paul Mariani, a world-renown, award-winning author who will read selections of his poetry on Thursday, September 15, at 7 p.m., in the college’s library (Building F).
  • HOUSTON (Aug. 26, 2011) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees recently approved naming Lone Star College-University Park as the system’s sixth college campus.

  • HOUSTON (Aug. 25, 2011) –GDF SUEZ Energy Resources NA has made a donation of $10,000 to fund scholarships for the Leadership Lone Star College.

     

  • LSC-CyFair director seeks 14 actors for fall show - a story of people searching for love and acceptance, usually from the wrong people, in a world divided by class issues.

  • Bridge Days are held at Lone Star College-Tomball on Sundays during the regular school year from 12:30 - 3 p.m. in the college’s south wing, near room S-160.  Bridge Days provide an opportunity to play bridge and to meet local community members interested in the game. 

  • Two free performances of “The Guys,” a courageous, often funny, riveting play that deals with the horror of 9/11 with an intimacy that is both unsettling and healing, will be held Sept. 11-12.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball will proudly dedicate its highly-anticipated LSC-Tomball Health Science Building on Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 3 p.m.

  • In banking, it all boils down to dollars and cents, and Anya Povarenkina knows this first-hand. Povarenkina is the recipient of SHSU’s Smith-Huston Banking Scholarship, a $28,000 award provided each spring to one LSC-Montgomery student who plans to major in banking.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Center for the Arts is calling college students and community members to audition for the college’s fall production of Private Eyes, on Tuesday, September 6, at 4 p.m., on the mainstage theatre (Building D).
  • LSC-North Harris is not able to receive any incoming calls to any LSC-North Harris extensions.  If you are calling from outside the college, you may receive a busy signal or complete silence.

  • S.O.A.R. is for those interested in an opportunity to gain leadership skills, enhance theirmarketability and earn $400 a semester while helping new and returning students at LSC-CyFair.

  • Richard Almstedt, a retired NBA player and now department chair of the Kinesiology and Dance department at Lone Star College-Kingwood, recently earned the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (TAHPERD) Administrator of the Year Award.

  • Classes will not be dropped for students with pending financial aid without prior notice.

  • Classes will NOT be dropped for students with pending financial aid without prior notice.

  • Beginning Monday, August 15, carpet is being replaced on the first floor of Building E (President's Office, Human Resources and Switchboard Area). Renovation is scheduled to be completed on Thursday, August 18. Please exercise caution and avoid areas under construction.
  • It’s not too late to register for fall classes at Lone Star College-North Harris, LSC-Greenspoint Center and the new LSC-Victory Center. The college’s upcoming semester begins August 29 and classes are still available.

  • Get answers to questions such as: Can I retire on schedule? How much money do I need to retire? How will I provide for my heirs? Which investments will work best for me? Two September classes are available.

  • Come see sculptures, which embody both organism and machine, and art, which contains fragments of childhood interests and fascination. Then meet the faculty and student artists at the Sept. 15 reception.

  • Weekly program topics in September include art, literature, health and astronomy.

  • Come to socialize with other active adults and register for a wide variety of classes, day trips, activities and experiences in LSC-CyFair’s Academy for Lifelong Learning.

  • HOUSTON (Aug. 8, 2011) – Lone Star College System was ranked eighth in community colleges nationwide, and one of the top in Texas, in the 2011 list of Top 100 Associate Degree Producers published recently by Community College Week magazine.

  • (Aug.2, 2011) – Lone Star Corporate College will kick off a new monthly seminar series for business professionals on Friday, Aug.19 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Lone Star Community Building, 5000 Research Forest Drive in The Woodlands.

  • HOUSTON (Aug. 1, 2011) – The deadline is quickly approaching for registering for the fall 2011 semester at Lone Star College System which begins Monday, Aug. 29.

  • Workforce Solutions will offer two free job search seminars in August at Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library. Intended to give job seekers a competitive edge, these classes are held on the second floor in computer lab room L-207 from 1 to 3 p.m.

  • Just in time for fall classes, which begin August 29, Lone Star College-Tomball will proudly open three new buildings, all of which will enhance the educational experience of its students.

  • HOUSTON (July 28, 2011) – As part of the College Credit for Heroes program launched by Gov. Rick Perry in July, local military service members and veterans will be given college credit for skills they have mastered in the military.

  • Free programs in August include topics on quantum neurology, nuptials, Feng Shui and Vietnam insight.

  • On September 24, 2011, TEDxTheWoodlands will take place in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Music Hall (Building H).
  • The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery, a program for the 50-plus retired or semi-retired community, will host an open house on Saturday, August 20, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in The Commons (Building A).
  • HOUSTON (July 25, 2011) – The LSCS Board of Trustees will conduct a budget workshop on July 27, 2011 at noon in the Board Room of the Training and Development Center located at 5000 Research Forest Dr, Woodlands, TX 77381 for the purpose of reviewing the proposed budget for 2011-12.

  • The public is invited to attend an open house for the Academy of Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-North Harris on Thursday, Aug. 4, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. The event will take place in room 101 of the college's Community Education Building and is free to attend.
  • HOUSTON (July 25, 2011) – Lone Star College System is hosting open houses beginning August 4 for its Academy for Lifelong Learning fall programs.

  • When it comes to the Civil War in Texas, Philip Caudill, an adjunct professor of history at LSC-Montgomery, wrote the book—literally.
  • The Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) at Lone Star College-Montgomery has honored an outstanding couple, Dale and Lynda Woodruff, with the organization’s 2010-11 Volunteer of the Year award.
  • To celebrate the end of summer and the start of the fall semester at Lone Star College-Conroe Center, the college is hosting a community-wide block party on Saturday, August 6, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at the new campus located at 777 Conroe Park North Drive in Conroe.
  • Dr. Darrin Q. Rankin, vice president of Student Success at LSC-Kingwood, will travel to the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa this month to present his paper, “Diversity Challenges: The 21st Century African American Male in Higher Education”.

  • For the tech-savvy student who prefers ‘shining the spotlight’ to ‘being in the spotlight,’ Lone Star College-Montgomery offers the live entertainment technology program, which focuses on the technical needs of the entertainment industry.
  • LSC-Kingwood’s Fire Science program teaches students how to become state certified firefighters and EMS personnel. Students and the general public, who are interested in the program, are invited to attend an information session on either July 21 from 1-3 p.m. or August 2 from 5-7 p.m. in CLA 214.

  • Adults who want to pursue a career in teaching have several educational paths available to them at Lone Star College-Kingwood. For anyone interested in exploring those options, a joint information session with LSC-Kingwood and UHD will be held on the LSC-Kingwood campus on Wednesday, July 27.

  • As a last call for summer registration, Lone Star College-Montgomery will be open for extended hours this Friday and Saturday to accommodate last-minute registration for the second summer session, which begins Thursday, July 14.

  • A joint partnership between the new LSC-Atascocita Center and University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) will allow students to earn a Bachelor’s in Business Administration degree. Anyone interested in obtaining more information is invited to attend the Open House on Tuesday, July 26 from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

  • After competing in the Lone Star College-Montgomery Regional History Fair this spring, Annie Salinas, a 17-year-old, home-schooled student from Spring, placed first in her division in the 2011 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest held last month in the Washington, D.C., area.
  • The emergency medical services (EMS) department at Lone Star College-Montgomery is taking saving lives to a new level—literally—through a program upgrade that now includes offering emergency medical technician (EMT) certification on an intermediate level.
  • Music professionals, who have sung in the best opera houses around the world, will direct a talented cast at this year’s Kingwood Summer Opera performance of “Carmen.” The fully staged performance will be performed in English on July 15 and 16 at 7:30 p.m. in LSC-Kingwood’s Performing Arts Theatre.

  • Great ideas, great connections, great business seminars designed to help build successful businesses continue topics such as Twitter, productivity tips and web tools.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball proudly announces its new vice presidents, Ann Johnson of Las Vegas and Dr. Lee Ann Nutt of Denton. Johnson will serve as the new vice president of student success and Dr. Nutt will serve as the vice president of instruction.

  • Workforce Solutions will offer two free job search seminars in July at LSC-Tomball Community Library. Intended to give job seekers a competitive edge, these classes are held on the second floor in computer lab. A resume lab will follow each seminar from 3 to 4 p.m.

  • HOUSTON (June 29, 2011) – Lone Star Corporate College instructor Dave Lenzi has co-authored a new machining technology workbook that has been exclusively endorsed by a national metalworking governing body.

  • HOUSTON (June 29, 2011) – Lone Star College System has partnered with Johnson Controls on a 20-year performance contract to save energy and water and cut operating costs – to the tune of $65 million in savings.

  • If they have not done so already, students taking classes at Lone Star College-North Harris or its centers this summer should complete the 2010-2011 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) immediately. Thursday, June 30 is the deadline for students to submit the federal application.

  • Students still have time to register for summer classes at Lone Star College-Montgomery, as the college’s second summer session begins Thursday, July 14, and runs through Sunday, August 21.
  • HOUSTON (June 27, 2011) – Lone Star College System hosted a reception in Austin to celebrate a planning grant for the Texas Completion by Design initiative, a project to recognize community colleges with high completion rates and to replicate their work.

  • More than 10,000 miles around the world, Robby Wood, ceramics professor at Lone Star College-Montgomery, recently conducted a pottery demonstration for members of The Pottery Workshop, an international ceramics center located in Jingdezhen, China.
  • Lone Star College-Victory Center, the new full-service satellite center of LSC-North Harris located at the corner of South Victory and Vogel, is nearing completion. The center is expected to open its doors before the start of the college’s August 29 fall semester.

  • It’s not too late to register for summer classes at Lone Star College-North Harris, Greenspoint and Carver Centers. The college’s second summer session begins July 14 and classes are still available.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s increased enrollment along with growth in the community indicated a need for a satellite center in Atascocita. The new LSC-Atascocita Center, located on West Lake Houston Parkway, will offer classes beginning fall 2011.

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Theatre Department will present the comedy rock musical “Little Shop of Horrors” July 14-17 in the Black Box Theater.

  • See how beeswax, damar resin and pigment is used in this encaustic exhibition featuring Houston area visiting artists whose mantra is melt, paint, fuse.

  • HOUSTON (June 20, 2011) – The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council is now seeking nominations from the community for the 25th  Annual Small Business of the Year awards.

  • Displayed on the west side of the academic building, the LSC-Conroe Center sign—complete with the iconic arced star—is highly visible for those driving east on FM 3083 toward the campus.
  • When Leticia Weathers, a student at Lone Star College-Conroe Center, was searching for a job last fall, she found only closed doors. Without her high school diploma or general education development (GED) certificate, Weathers, a mother of two, just couldn’t find the right opportunity.
  • Come enjoy this delightfully funny and insightful summer musical featuring exciting songs and dances from the 1960s.

  • Meagan Flesch, a first-year cosmetology student at LSC-North Harris, has been selected to assist the hair care manufacturer with experiments they are including on NASA’s final shuttle mission. In July, she will accompany the Farouk Systems team to Kennedy Space Center for the final shuttle launch.

  • HOUSTON (June 14, 2011) – The Board of Trustees of the Lone Star College System will hold a retreat at 3:30 p.m., on Friday, June 17, 2011 in the Chairman’s Boardroom and on Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. in the Chairman’s Boardroom at the Northwest Forest Con. Center. No action will be taken.

  • Encouraging women to reach their dreams and overcome adversity through education is the main goal of LSC-Kingwood’s Women Empowerment Conference. This event is on Thursday, June 23 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in SFA 125 and is free to all women in the community. 

  • The free college transfer fair will take place on Wednesday, June 29 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Student Fine Arts building. The event will host many colleges and universities across the state that are interested in helping people meet their academic goals.

  • Agook Kon Kuol, one of the “Lost Boys” of Sudan, will share his work “Songs of Bor,” during an artist talk at Lone Star College-Kingwood. He will discuss how his art reflects his hometown of Bor in South Sudan. Kuol’s artist talk is on Wednesday, June 22 at 11:30 a.m. in SFA 125.

  • In their mission to help change lives, members of the Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) at Lone Star College-Tomball assisted campers with multiple sclerosis (MS) at Camp Can Do, held May 13-15 in Burton.

  • This piano and cello recital features a wide mix of music from Baroque to Classical and Romantic to Contemporary.

  • LSC-Montgomery invites you to the college’s summer musical production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a popular musical comedy running for one weekend only—Thursday through Saturday, June 30–July 2.

  • Mathematics all-stars recently competed at LSC-Montgomery in the annual Lone Star College System Calculus Contest, where contest “rules” and “limits” took on an entirely new “function.”

  • Student veterans can receive assistance with education goals, career transitions and personal issues as well as some aid for their family members. 

  • Multiple orientation days and times are available throughout the summer. Sessions are free, but space is limited so pre-register online now.

  • Mike Spengler, 62, a marine veteran and recent GED recipient, delivered an inspiring keynote address to his fellow GED graduates at this year's LSC-Tomball GED graduation ceremony.

  • As of Tuesday, May 31, 2011 LSC-North Harris admissions, business, financial aid, counseling, advising and testing, and SOAR are located in the student services building on the west side of campus (use college entrance closest to YMCA facility for easiest access).
  • As of July 14, Lone Star College-North Harris, Greenspoint Center and Carver Center will be smoke-free environments. LSC-Victory Center, currently under construction, and the new Health Professions Building will also be completely smoke-free campuses when they open to students in the fall.

  • Don’t let her petite frame fool you—Lauren Sparks, a student at Lone Star College-Montgomery, has more tenacity than a buckin’ bull and more confidence than the finest steer.
  • Applications are now being accpeted to participate in this leadership organization, be an official representative of the college and earn $400 a semester.

  • Friends of the Library support and reward student research projects with cash prizes.

  • Check out the benefits of taking American Sign Language courses from beginners to those interested in an interpreter career.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris invites faculty, staff and students to participate in a community trash pick-up in Acres Homes on Saturday, June 4 from 8 a.m. to noon. LSC-North Harris Professor Michael Harman and Joyce Wiley, an outreach coordinator at the college, are organizing the event.

  • To celebrate a rising standard of student work, Lone Star College-Montgomery hosted its annual Communication Across the Curriculum (CAC) Student Presentation Conference this past spring, where 16 students presented upper-level research projects to their peers, professors, and a panel of judges.
  • Dr. Cheryl Bates, a professor and the director of the Music program at Lone Star College-Tomball, will be among a select group of educators from across the country to read and score Advanced Placement (AP) exams in Music Theory June 12-18 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

  • Students can enrich their sensibilities and stir up their creative and literary gifts through a unique art and literature learning community offered this fall at Lone Star College-Montgomery.
  • Workforce Solutions will offer free job search seminars in June at Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library. Intended to give job seekers a competitive edge, these classes will be held June 1 and 15 at 1 p.m.

  • For a group of Lone Star College-Montgomery College English students, an early April field trip to Minute Maid Park was more about challenging them to become the next W.P. Kinsella than the next Hunter Pence.
  • Grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help replicate successes

    HOUSTON (May 26, 2011) – Lone Star College System is leading a statewide effort intended to significantly increase the successful completion rates of community college students in Texas.

  • Learn all you need to know about becoming a Lone Star College-Montgomery Maverick during one of the upcoming new student orientation sessions, dubbed “Maverick Connection,” held this summer on June 1, 15, 22, and 29. Both a morning and afternoon session are available each day.
  • Lone Star College-North Harris was recently named the Top Community College at this year's American Forensics Association's National Individual Event Tournament. The tournament, held in Kearney, Nebraska, featured 475 participants from 83 colleges and universities.

  • Future human rights lawyer makes LSC history with scholarship as she readies to be immersed in China’s culture as part of LSC-CyFair's summer study abroad program.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery celebrated the accomplishments of 36 students at the annual General Education Development (GED) graduation ceremony, held recently in the college's Performing Arts Center.
  • Designed to help build successful businesses, this series of seminars set June 15 - July 27 will cover social media, networking, alternative funding, Twitter, productivity tips and web tools.

  • See the creative work of visiting artists Anna Mavromatis, whose artist books complicate the intersection of book, art, design, and fashion, and Clarke Curtis, whose installations fill the gallery with haunting humanoid forms. Mark the calendar to meet them in person at a reception June 15.

  • HOUSTON (May 23, 2011) – The Lone Star Community Building, located at the college’s system office at 5000 Research Forest Dr. in The Woodlands, is open for business.

  • June's free summer programs include topics on good books, Omega 3, eating raw, royal nuptials and wobbles.

  • (May 20, 2011) – The largest number of students in the history of Lone Star College System were conferred with their associate degrees or certificates during 2011 commencement ceremonies.

  • Foreign Language Honor Society induction ceremony includes election of 2011-2012 officers.

  • Enjoy this summer children’s show full of hilarity and poignancy and then meet the actors afterward for autographs.

  • (May 18, 2011) - Registration is still underway for the upcoming 2011 summer sessions at Lone Star College System.  Classes are filling up for both sessions and students are encouraged to apply early to get into the classes desired.

     

  • Bring the family and enjoy this Percussion One drumline and percussion ensemble performance featuring Houston area middle and high school students on snare drums, tenor drums, bass drums, trash cans and closet rods.

  • The Chamber Singers, a student vocal ensemble at Lone Star College-Montgomery, recently performed Handel's Acis and Galatea for the college’s 2nd annual opera gala and silent auction, raising more than $2,000 for music scholarships for LSC-Montgomery students.

  • The Continuing Education Department at LSC-University Park will launch “ServSafe® Training & Certification” classes this summer. The course is designed to prepare students to work in the food service industry, with emphasis on personal hygiene, safe food handling and food bacteriology.

  • Michael Harman, a biology professor at LSC-North Harris, decided the best way to encourage his son’s interest in protecting endangered species was to start with some basic math. More specifically, he described to the first-grader that 800 was a lot more than four.

  • Let those small, colorful LEGO® pieces build your child’s future during Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Discovery College, a fun and exciting summer enrichment program for youth ages 7-16. The hot class this summer is LEGO® Engineering, which offers a whole new take on those square blocks.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Clay Club, a student group devoted to creating pottery, donated more than $4,000 to the Montgomery County Food Bank from collections received this spring at Empty Bowls 2011, an event to raise awareness and funds to help feed the hungry people in the community.
  • Life saving techniques can now be accessed easily through the Respiratory Refresher mobile application (app) that was designed by Lone Star College-Kingwood students.

  • The Continuing Education Department at Lone Star College-Tomball (LSC-Tomball) will start offering three cake decorating courses designed to prepare students for a career as a cake decorator in a bakery.

  • Stephanie Johnston of Magnolia was re-appointed by Gov. Rick Perry to serve a six-year term on the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (TBOTE). The board ensures the public’s health, safety and welfare by licensing and regulating individuals who provide occupational therapy services.

  • What started off as a routine project for Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA) and Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) students turned into a winning combination.

  • Reaching out to the local senior community—and their pets—students, faculty, and staff at LSC-Montgomery recently collected 1,177 pounds of pet food for The Friendship Center’s Pet Food Project, which provides pet food to homebound seniors and their companion pets within Montgomery County.

  • In April 2010, Gayle Juarez attended an open house at Lone Star College-North Harris with her 18-year-old daughter and her daughter’s friend. Before the night was over, she had enrolled in the college’s GED program and had started on a path toward her new career as an Emergency Medical Technician.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris, through its ongoing partnership with Houston-based Farouk Systems, is offering its cosmetology students a chance to make history and participate in NASA’s final shuttle mission later this year.

  • Class Projects Bring Out Creative Side at Lone Star College-Montgomery; Photo Release

  • The commencement ceremony for Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Class of 2011 will take place on Friday, May 13, 2011, at 6 p.m., at The Woodlands Church-Fellowship Campus. This year, LSC-Montgomery has more than 600 graduates; however, not every graduate will participate in the ceremony.
  • HOUSTON (May 11, 2011) - The Lone Star College System Marketing and Communications team is making a big splash in the industry this award season. 

  • HOUSTON (May 11, 2011) -  Leadership North Houston welcomes the community and LNH alumni to join in the 16th annual graduation celebration and awards dinner Thursday, May 26 at Shirley Acres, 217 Woerner Road.

  • LSC-CyFair's volunteering, mentoring, fund-raising efforts, campus tours and more benefits elementary school students.

  • LSC-CyFair offers a rare experience in the great outdoors for students, who not only get credit for two classes, but learn lessons beyond the classroom at area camp grounds or in Costa Rica.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Center for the Arts is calling all high school and college students, as well as community members, to audition for the college’s summer production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, on Tuesday, May 24, at 4 p.m., on the mainstage theatre (Building D).
  • In addition to its packed lineup of summer courses, LSC-Tomball CE will offer two interesting new options this year: “Aviation, Fundamentals” and “Navigating the Justice System.”

  • LSC-Tomball Continuing Education has a packed lineup of summer courses this year. Read more about their exciting offerings, such as "Aviation, Fundamentals” and “Introduction to the Casino & Gaming Industry.”

  • All Lone Star College-Montgomery faculty, staff and students are invited to a reception honoring our own Dave Parsons, adjunct English faculty member, who was recently named the 2011 Texas State Poet Laureate, which is Texas’ highest literary honor.
  • HOUSTON (May 9, 2011) – The Lone Star College Foundation’s StarGala 2011 event raised more than $370,000 to help fund student scholarships, faculty projects and system academic programs.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery President Dr. Austin Lane and his administrative team recently hosted members of the South Montgomery County Woodlands Economic Development Partnership, as well as officials from The Woodlands Township, to tour the college’s new buildings.
  • Almost 200 people attended the annual Inkling Release Party & Book Signing on April 27 at LSC-Tomball. At this highly-anticipated event that marked the 21st issue of the Inkling, attendees lined up to have their magazines autographed by the student authors, artists and photographers.

  • Save time—and gas—this summer by taking your college classes close to home at the new Lone Star College-Conroe Center, where several options are available for those looking to knock-out some courses during the hot summer months.
  • Students end semester making professional industry connections with Transtar tour and supply chain management mentor day.

  • Two former players share their LSC-CyFair basketball program experience and credit their coach, who readies for new season with two summer information sessions, with their success in academics and university basketball.

  • Sponsorships and opportunities to get involved in LSC-CyFair's annual day of free food, festivities and family fun will be announced in late May.

  • The Continuing Education department at LSC-University Park will begin offering “Introduction to the Casino & Gaming Industry” this summer.

  • Registration for fall classes is currently underway at Lone Star College-Tomball. The fall semester begins August 29. Students must be registered before classes begin.

  • Lone Star College System is hosting its second annual GED graduation ceremonies beginning May 12.

  • Lone Star College-CyFair students and staff involved in campus organizations are recognized for making an impact on campus and in the community.

  • Three take top honors at annual LSC-CyFair event which drew record attendance and was held as part of National Poetry Month.

  • Dr. Feleccia Moore-Davis is one of two in Texas the Chair Academy recognized with this honor. Her leadership style continues to work as Moore-Davis was also a previous Chair Academy honoree having earned both individual and team exemplary leadership awards in 2007.

  • The Continuing Education program at LSC-Tomball will hold its 2nd Annual General Educational Development (GED) Graduation Ceremony on Thursday, May 26 at 5:30 p.m. in the Beckendorf Conference Center.

  • The Office of Student Life hosted the 8th Annual Trevor’s Choice Awards for the student organizations of LSC-Tomball on April 12. Over 300 students and advisors attended the event and looked especially glamorous in their "Roarin’ 20s" attire.

  • The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 5 p.m.

  • Marion D. Hanson of Stagecoach donated $75,000 to the Lone Star College Foundation in December to fund an endowment at LSC-Tomball. The endowment will allow the college to award an annual $5,000 scholarship to a prospective nursing student with a commitment to a career in nursing.

  • On April 28, the Office of Student Life hosted the 2011 Student Excellence Awards dinner. The annual event honors exceptional LSC-Tomball students in the areas of academics, service, leadership and/or talent.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) invites students, faculty, staff and the community to come out and hear the story of Admiral Lord Nelson (1758-1805) , England’s greatest hero at the time of his death at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805.

  • Registration for both summer and fall classes is currently underway at Lone Star College-North Harris, Greenspoint and Carver Centers. The college has summer sessions beginning June 6 and again July 14. The fall semester begins August 29.

  • The accolades for Lone Star College-Montgomery’s professors continue to grow, most recently with news that Dr. Paullett Golden, professor of English at LSC-Montgomery, was selected to have an academic article published in the spring 2011 edition of Praxis: A Writing Center Journal.
  • The Chamber Singers from Lone Star College-Montgomery will perform the 2nd annual opera gala on Friday, May 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the new music Recital Hall (Building H). The performance of Handel Acis and Galatea will start with a reception, silent auction and preconcert talk at 7 p.m.
  • HOUSTON (April 28, 2011) – Have you thought about owning your own business but don’t know where to start?

  • After 14 years, the heart of Lone Star College-Montgomery’s “Healthier U Wellness Expo & Job Fair” is still beating strong, having raised $24,000 for student scholarships this month at the annual event.
  • Monica Norem is one of two in Houston, and one of 22 in the state, selected to be part of the summer Texas Accelerated Library Leaders Institute.

  • LSC-North Harris celebrated Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2011 with an array of campus events designed to display the culture and traditions of Asia and the Pacific Islands. The month will culminate in an Asian Pacific Islander Festival, scheduled for Wednesday, April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m.

  • The Lone Star College-Carver Center is celebrating National Poetry Month with its Seventh Annual Poetry Slam, hosted by the Learning Center. Scheduled for April 25th at 1:00 p.m., the poetry slam will feature captivating performances by students, faculty and staff.

  • Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl’s beloved book, James and the Giant Peach, LSC-North Harris is transforming the story into a magical theatrical experience. The play will run May 3 through May 8, with an 8 p.m. performance each night in the college's Arena Theater.

  • Check out the week-long summer camps for ages 6 to14 and new SAT prep class for ages 14-17! Register now, sessions are filling up fast!

  • Registration has begun for the 2011 fall semester at Lone Star College-Montgomery, and right now is the time to register for the best selection of classes.
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Global Awareness Day, with the theme of "Global Security," will take place Wednesday, April 27, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the fountain courtyard area located outside the Student Services Center (Building C).
  • Skip Box Office lines on show night and just enjoy the show and free gallery exhibitions!

  • Continuing the long-running annual tradition of sonnet and verse, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s Writers In Performance series is hosting a birthday celebration for acclaimed poet Walt Whitman, on Thursday, May 12, at 3 p.m., in college’s library (Building F).
  • Find out more about the Academy for Lifelong Learning classes designed for ages 50 and better at LSC-CyFair.

  • (April 11, 2011) – Lone Star College System recognized work of excellence and long-time employees as part of its 2011 Employee Awards Luncheon held April 1 at The Woodlands Marriott.

  • Don’t miss this Continuing Education overview at LSC-CyFair regarding GED preparation courses as well as ESOL courses.

  • Humble ISD's Elementary Fine Arts Department and Lone Star College-Kingwood will sponsor the ninth annual Fine Arts Festival on April 30 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the college. The festival is free and open to the community and features artwork by elementary, middle, high school and college students.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Be A Teacher Club has done it again. Recently, the student organization won several awards at the Texas State Teachers Association Student Program (TSTA-SP) National Education Association (NEA) affiliate state convention in Austin.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris will host Insight on Immigration featuring Dr. Linda Quintanilla, LSC-North Harris history instructor and Gordon Quan, local immigration attorney. The event is scheduled for April 28 at 3 p.m. on the second floor of the college’s Student Center.

  • Todd Barber, a jet propulsion engineer with NASA’s Mars Exploration Rovers program, will be the featured speaker at Lone Star College-North Harris’ Mars in May lyceum. The event takes place May 4 at 7 p.m. on the campus, which is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive in Houston, Texas.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood art students will display their projects at the college’s annual Spring Student Art Show April 25-May 4 in the Fine Arts Gallery. The juried show will feature the works of approximately 70 students in photography, 2-D (Design and Drawing) and 3-D (ceramics).

  • Ask about Mom’s Day deal for this charming, tuneful and hilarious show.

  • The spring semester is coming to an end and final exams are right around the corner. To ease students’ anxiety, Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Learning Center, Library and Student Activities are working together to offer Exam Jam: Review and Refresh on Apr. 29 from 3-7 p.m. around campus.

  • Generations of students to come will enjoy the beauty and shade of a new 12-foot magnolia tree, which was ceremonious planted recently at LSC-Montgomery in recognition of the Academy for Lifelong Learning’s (ALL) 10th anniversary. The Woodlands Development Company generously donated the tree.
  • Even the youngest students can thrive at Lone Star College-Montgomery this summer during Discovery College, a fun and exciting enrichment program for youth beginning Monday, June 6.

  • In honor of Occupational Therapy Month, the Student Occupational Therapy Association (SOTA) at Lone Star College-Tomball is raising awareness for this life-changing profession.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery’s music department will have a free choir concert, 20th Century American Folk Music, on Thursday, April 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the new Music Recital Hall (Building H).

  • For parents who want their children to learn and have fun over the summer, registration for Discovery College at Lone Star College-Tomball is currently underway during regular business hours in E-166, near the Beckendorf Conference Center.

  • LSC-CyFair launches new programs for non-licensed nursing personnel employed in licensed health care agencies and those who want to work in a retail pharmacy setting.

  • Don’t put this summer cooking series on the back burner, register now! Classes start June 11.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Drama department invites the entire community to its final production of the semester, “Assassins” April 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. and April 16-17 at 2 p.m. in the college’s SFA Performing Arts Theatre.

  • Internationally known artist Ron Pokrasso will speak free to the public at Lone Star College-Montgomery on Thursday, April 7, at 6 p.m. in the General Academic Center (Building G, Room 102).

  • The meditation and yoga club at Lone Star College-Montgomery, Meditators Unite Under Dharma (M.U.U.D), is hosting a free screening of the documentary The Dhamma Brothers

  • (April 5,  2011) – Lone Star College System will host the Eighth Annual International Education Conference on Friday, April 29 at LSC-CyFair.

  • Stepping on the court against its first international team, the Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Sport Club Basketball Team faced the moment they had been training for. Adding to their long list of wins, the Coyotes defeated the Australian Institute of Sports, 79-71.

  • (April 4, 2011) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College System Central Services and Training Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • Lone Star College-North Harris has named Dr. George Kiss the new medical director for its Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professions program. Dr. Kiss currently serves, and will remain, as the medical director for both Harris County Emergency Services District One and the

  • Lone Star College-North Harris offers a unique four-week Summer Bridge Program for recent high school graduates, designed to support them during their transition to college.  The program is for students who need extra academic work to

  • Laura Dupree, an academic advisor at Lone Star College-North Harris, has been chosen to receive the 2011 Board of Directors Alumni Achievement Award from Phi Theta Kappa, the largest honor society in higher education. Dupree will receive her award

  • In “The Whistleblower’s Dilemma, Confronting Fraud at AIG,” Mr. Massie poignantly describes the toxic mix of arrogance, deception, fraud and incompetence that reduced AIG to a shell of its former self.

  • Friendship and community service was the key to success as the tennis team returned from the United States Tennis Association’s National Campus Championship in North Carolina with their National Club of the Year Award.

  • Lone Star College System will be hosting its annual Community and Careers Job Fair on Wednesday, April 20, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Conference Center at  Lone Star College-University Park, located at 20515 SH249.

  • (March 31,  2011) – Lone Star College System was again ranked as Number 1 in the list of Largest Houston-Area Colleges and Universities published annually by the Houston Business Journal.

  • Workforce Solutions will offer three job-search seminars in April at the Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library. These free seminars are held on the second floor in the computer lab room, L-207.

  • Donations benefit male high school and college students as well as men in the community.

  • Director seeks 8 actors for summer children’s show.

  • Check out the LSC-CyFair talent whose work reflects not only their creativity, but also commitment and dedication in pursuing their artistic goal.

  • The community is invited to a Lunchtime Open Mike Reading, hosted by Calliope, the creative writing club at LSC-Tomball, on Tuesday, April 5 from 12:30 to 1:50 p.m.

  • Join Phi Theta Kappa and the Eco Club at Lone Star College-Tomball as they team up once again for the semi-annual Wetlands Trail Clean-Up on Friday, April 1 from 9 a.m. to noon.

  • (March 30, 2011) – Lone Star College System’s popular Discovery College summer camp is right around the corner with early-bird registration beginning on April 16.

  • Exhibition showcases student pieces on display March 29 – April 7 in Bosque Gallery.

  • Parents and students will get free, on-site assistance applying for financial aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

  • LSC-CyFair offers week-long camps for ages 6 to14 this summer. Early-bird registration set April 16 and April 30. Regular registration set in May.

  • A student trio performs Shakespeare's tragedies and historical plays in one frenetically fun-filled evening April 26-April 28.

  • Eight band and choral students participate and perform at the 2011 Texas Music Educators Association convention and two saxophonists made All-State Symphonic Band.

  • The music in this spring choral performance appeals to all ages and CFISD students K-12 are free!

  • Teens ages 15 to 17 can sign up now for Lone Star College-CyFair’s Teen Driver Education Program.

  • Traveling exhibition "Whoever Saves a Single Life … Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust" will be on display at the library April 11 – May 23.

  • Under the direction of Dr. John Wolfskill, the college’s Jazz Ensemble and special guest Robert Odneal, trumpet player formerly with Maynard Ferguson’s Band, will delight, dazzle and surprise audiences.

  • Join Richard White, award-winning author, as he share his insights on the study of history as well as his latest research.

  • Community and college slam poets are welcome to just enjoy the evening or to sign up to entertain and compete for prizes.

  • Tracy Smith shares LSC-CyFair ADN program experience and career goal.

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery's Center for the Arts presents Jason Makepeace’s exhibit Moldable Subtractions, a three-dimensional exhibit contrasting modern and historic craftsmanship in relation to kayaks. The exhibition runs April 4-29 in the Mary Matteson-Parrish Art Gallery (Bldg. D).
  • The LSC-Tomball art gallery will present “Waxing and Waning,” an art exhibition featuring works by art professor Steffani Frideres, on display through May 15.

  • (March 24, 2011) – Community members of all ages including high school students and their parents can get a first-hand look at the educational opportunities available to them at the upcoming Lone Star College open houses.
  • (March 22, 2011) – Registration is underway for the 2011 May mini-term and summer sessions at Lone Star College System.
  • The Theater Department at Lone Star College-Tomball (LSC-Tomball) earned a Superior rating for its production of "Bus Stop" at the 2010-11 State Play Festival. The Superior rating is the highest honor a theater group can receive from the Texas Community College Speech & Theater Association.

  • Calling all nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts, home owners and landowners: It’s time for the annual Texas Wildlife and Woodland Expo & Spring Fling.\
  • The Chamber Singers, a select choir of 21 voices from Lone Star College-Montgomery, will have a free concert, “Songs from Around the World,” on Wednesday, March 23, at 7:30 p.m. before the group travels to central Texas for its annual choir tour.
  • There’s no better way to explore all that Lone Star College-North Harris has to offer than seeing it in person. On Tuesday, March 29, from 5 to 8 p.m., LSC-North Harris invites prospective students, their families and anyone considering college to an open house at the campus.
  • Sheryl WuDunn, co-author of “Half the Sky,” will visit Lone Star College-North Harris on March 31, for a reading of her world-renowned book and discussion of her work. The event will take place at 2:30 p.m. in CE-101 of the college’s Community Education Building located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive.

  • Beginning March 30, Lone Star College-North Harris will be offering an eight-week night class at Carl Wunsche Sr. High School. The class, Introduction to Auto Technology, is one of the initial courses needed for an automotive technician certificate from the college’s continuing education program.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood's Sport Club Basketball Team will have another milestone on its record as they host the Australian National Junior Team on March 24 at 7:30 p.m. in the Fitness and Training Center.
  • Tametria “TJ” Jones shares how persistence at LSC-CyFair paid off academically, professionally and personally as well as ended a 60-year drought in her family.

  • Serving as “Artists in Residence” at Lone Star College-CyFair, Percussion One (P1), a high school drumline and percussion ensemble, along with P1-13, the expansion of P1 featuring junior high and middle school percussionists, are honored to return to Jones Hall.

  • Lone Star College-Tomball will host Open House on Thursday, March 31 from 5 to 8 p.m. to give area residents an up-close look at the college and its course offerings. 

  • The Writers in Performance series welcomes Bruce Machart, novel and short-story author, to read excerpts from his work on Wednesday, March 23, at 7 p.m., in the Lone Star College-Montgomery library (Building F).

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery wants to help you get into tip-top shape this spring at the 14th annual communitywide wellness expo and job fair event known as “Healthier U”.

  • (March 4,  2011) – Lone Star College System – nationally-recognized for its partnerships with four-year institutions and innovative approaches to learning – has been selected to host an U.S. Department of Education community college regional summit on March 9 at LSC-University Park.

  • (March 3,  2011) –  Through its partnership with a national manufacturing organization, Lone Star Corporate College recently celebrated the achievements of 79 Gulf States Toyota Inc. employees who participated in an English language proficiency program.

  • (March 3, 2011) – Experience “Midnight in Morocco” when The Woodlands Waterway Marriott is transformed into an exotic Moroccan setting on Saturday, April 16, for the Lone Star College Foundation StarGala 2011.

  • To learn about the United States health care system, exchange students visit LSC-CyFair partner health care facilities and attend lecture and lab classes alongside of LSC-CyFair students. 

  • Among the April topics are poetry, self massage, recycling and jazz.

  • LSC-Montgomery’s Symphonic and Jazz Bands will perform a free concert on Tuesday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m., in the new Music Hall (H-102). Please note a scheduling change: the Symphonic Band concert originally scheduled for Thursday, March 3, has been combined with the Jazz Band concert on March 8.

  • LSC-Montgomery is throwing open its (new) doors on Tues., Mar. 29, for a prospective student open house. Dubbed “Maverick Mania” for its recently-adopted mascot, LSC-Montgomery will offer tours, info sessions, registration/advising, program fair, free food, music, giveaways, door prizes and more!
  • Need money for the Fall 2011 semester? LSC-CyFair offers many scholarship opportunities with varying requirements and award amounts, but there's a new deadline so apply now.

  • Even though spring is just arriving, now is the time to start planning summer class schedules at Lone Star College-North Harris, Greenspoint and Carver Centers.  Registration for the summer semester is now underway and classes will begin June 6.

  • The LSC-Montgomery Lyceum Speaker Series invites the community to an up-close and personal look at the James Bond phenomenon, presented by noted Bond expert and author, Raymond Benson. The presentation takes place on Thurs., April 21, at 12 p.m., in the college’s new Music Hall (H-102).
  • Invisible Children, a group of young people dedicated to ending the plight of child soldiers in East Africa, will bring its message to Lone Star College-Tomball on Monday, March 21 at noon in N-103 in the Student Center.

  • (March 1, 2011) – The Board of Trustees of the Lone Star College System will hold a retreat at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 4, and on Saturday, March 5 at 8 a.m. in the Larisa Conference Room at the La Torretta Lake Resort, located at 600 La Torretta Blvd. in Montgomery, Texas. No action will be taken.

  • Workforce Solutions will offer three job-seeking seminars in March at the Lone Star College-Tomball Community Library, located at 30555 Tomball Parkway. “Creating a Resume/Completing the Application,” “Resume Lab,” and “Rebranding Your Skills” seminars will be offered.

  • (Feb. 28, 2011) – The Lone Star College System Board of Trustees will hold its  workshop and regular meeting on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 5 p.m. in the board room of the Lone Star College System Central Services and Training Center, 5000 Research Forest Drive, The Woodlands, TX  77381.

  • (Feb. 25,  2011) – Future nurses, occupational therapists, pharmacy techs, veterinarian techs, firefighters, police officers and dental hygienists at Lone Star College System are making waves with their test scores -- 100 percent of them passing -- on national and state board exams.

     

  • Lone Star College-Montgomery theatre department will hold auditions for Lend Me a Tenor, by Ken Ludwig on Tuesday, March 8, at 4 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center (Building D).

  • The Lone Star College-Tomball Student Government Association will host “Choose 2 Live,” a reckless driving awareness event, on Wednesday, March 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in N-103 in the Student Center.

  • (Feb. 25, 2011) – Lone Star College System has reported that it has enrolled 69,000-plus students for spring 2011, 11 percent more than last spring.

  •  (Feb. 23,  2011) –  In In partnership with the Texas Workforce Commission, Lone Star Corporate College has been named as a provider of the Skills for Small Business program, which gives local businesses money to educate their workers.

  • The Lone Star College-North Harris department of fine arts presents its newest theatrical production, Anon(ymous), inspired by Homer’s epic poem The Odyssey. Performances will take place in the Arena Theater March 2-5 at 7 p.m., and March 6 at 2 p.m.

  • Among the activities are a clothing drive and sale benefitting an area shelter, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author talk, an art exhibition, two films, a concert and more.

  •  Attend information sessions on admissions, financial aid and more (in English and Spanish) as well as learn about the college's student clubs and academic and workforce programs.

  • Maximize the success of your business each Wednesday morning March 23 – April 27: it’s 60 minutes, six weeks, success!

  • Jason Clayden, originally from Pretoria in South Africa, penned his experiences in the Lone Star College Foundation’s 18th annual Student Essay Challenge. His essay expressed how the impact of his educational experience at LSC-Kingwood has shaped and directed his life.

  • LSC-CyFair offers Dual Credit information sessions for high school juniors and seniors and their parents March 30 and April 12.

  • When 11 students in Lone Star College-Montgomery’s human services program decided to let their faculty know how much of an impact the program—and their instruction—had made on their lives, they could have written a book on the subject. So, that’s what they did.
  • The LSC-Montgomery Lyceum Speaker Series invites the community to discover the role of art over the airwaves through a presentation entitled “Classical Music, Community, and Broadcasting,” by radio host Elaine Kennedy, on Tues., Mar. 1, at 12 p.m., in the Music Hall (Bldg. H, Room 102).
  • Lone Star College System will play host once again to the Texas Community Development Institute during a week-long session Feb. 28 – March 4.

  • SWIRL, Lone Star College-Montgomery’s student-run literary and arts publication, seeks submissions for the upcoming 13th edition of the award-winning publication. Deadline for submissions is March 11, 2011.
  • Seventh Annual Prom Dress Give-Away starts March 26 at LSC-CyFair. Donations to Prom Closet accepted in the library.

  • Teens ages 15 to 17 can register now for driver education evening course options available starting March 22 and again April 19.

  • Donating interview-appropriate suits benefits Dress For Success® Houston and LSC-CyFair students.

  • Join the financial aid staff for College Goal Sunday, a national financial aid program dedicated to helping students find money for college, 2p.m. - 4 p.m. Feb. 27.