LSC-University Park Alumni Spotlight

Find out how LSC-University Park is here for you and see the difference we make every day through the work, service, and accomplishments of our alumni. 


From art student to professional artist: Celebrating LSC-University Park graduate Taylor Barnes’ artistic triumph

With each stroke of her spray paint can, Lone Star College-University Park (LSC-University Park) graduate Taylor Barnes transforms expansive blank canvases into vibrant narratives blending colors, shaping lines, and creating gradients that infuse her artwork with life. Barnes’ captivating murals celebrated in the art exhibit, "Taylord: Anemoia," are showcased in the art gallery of the new Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) building at LSC-University Park...

Lone Star College-University Park alum Taylor Barnes stands beside one of her large art murals from the Taylord: Anemoia exhibit.

LSC-UP graduate Montoya Thomas walking across stage at commencement

LSC-University Park graduate advocates for foster children, inspires others

At age five, Montoya Thomas entered foster care. Since then, she has lived in 12 foster homes and two residential treatment centers. Despite her traumatic start, Thomas has risen to recover, overcome, and inspire others to do the same...

International twin brothers graduated from Lone Star College

Lone Star College’s graduation ceremonies celebrated students’ achievements. These events signaled a new chapter for the graduates as they prepare for their next steps...

photo of international twin brothers with degree certificates from LSC-UP

photo of mother and daughter LSC-UP graduates

Two mother-daughter duos graduate together from Lone Star College-University Park on Mother's Day weekend

Lone Star College-University Park (LSC-University Park) hosted its 2023 Spring Graduation on Friday, May 12, at the Berry Center in Cy-Fair, honoring the achievements of over 1000 students who successfully completed their academic programs...

Lone Star College-University Park alum achieving the American Dream through academic excellence

Lone Star College-University Park graduate, Eden Torres, has been named the 2023 Outstanding Junior for the Cullen College of Engineering's Petroleum Engineering Department at the University of Houston. The young husband and father has also earned recognition outside the classroom. Torres is currently participating in a co-op with Oxy (Occidental Petroleum). This summer, he will complete an internship with BP (British Petroleum)...

photo of LSC-UP graduate Eden Torres

If you would like to nominate an alum who is doing exciting things or has made exceptional contributions in their chosen career field or community, please fill out the alumni spotlight nomination form or email UPCollegeRelations@LoneStar.edu.

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