Citizen Alum is an effort to change the framework of alumni relations, partnering with alumni as "do-ers." Citizen Alum aims to find the hidden treasure--the creative, intellectual, and social capital of alumni, especially recent "gap alums" and alums who opt out of conventional roles, supporting them as contributors to their home communities and as allies in education.
The Humanities and Democracy engages the power of the humanities to promote understanding and mutual respect for people with diverse histories, cultures, and perspectives within the United States. Lone Star College is one of 10 community colleges nationwide selected by Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) and The Democracy Commitment: An American Community College Initiative (TDC) to infuse this key skill for civic learning and democratic engagement through humanities courses and perspectives.
When guests arrive at the Oxfam America Hunger Banquet, they draw tickets at random that assign each to a high-, middle-, or low-income tier based on the latest stastics about the humber of people living in poverty.
Lone Star College-Kingwood is part of a select group of campuses from around the country that participated in the inaugural class and received the designation. The Voter Frinedly Campus iniative is led by national nonpartisan organizations Campus Vote Project (CVP) and Student Affairs Professionals in Higher Education (NASPA).