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  • The Lone Star College-Kingwood Summer Bridge program will prepare graduating seniors for college-level work. The workshop will take place on July 14-Aug. 21 from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Students will participate in college prep math and English workshops, take leadership development sessions, and earn their first three college credits. Additionally, they will receive lunch, textbooks, and the opportunity to participate in fun activities.

  • Lone Star College strives to increase the number of male minority students. To accomplish that goal and prepare more young men at an earlier age for success after high school, LSC-Kingwood will host the sixth African American and Hispanic Institute for Males on June 14-17 from 8:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m. The conference is open to area males aged 14-18 years old. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 27.

  • Traditionally, high school graduates are the primary demographics entering higher education. However, many colleges and universities offer a variety of programming for high school students interested in jump-starting their college careers. The Lone Star College-Kingwood Dual Credit program allows ninth-12th grade students to earn high school and college credit simultaneously.

  • The Lone Star College-Atascocita Center eagerly invites the community to its Open House event on Thursday, May 19, from 5-7 p.m. Attendees will have an opportunity to learn about credit offerings, core classes, pre-health occupation courses, general electives, and continuing education (CE) programs. Representatives will be on hand to discuss essential resources such as advising, financial aid, veterans’ resources, career services, library services, Communities in School (counseling), and TRIO.

  • The Lone Star College-Kingwood English Department had piles of books with no permanent homes. This inspired faculty to partner with the engineering department to create the Little Free Library. Located outside on the Science Instructional Building patio, the newest campus structure has a simple motto, “take a book, leave a book.”

  • Lone Star College offers a variety of fun and educational camps for children during the summer. The LSC-Kingwood Career Exploration Camp, which morphed from Discovery College, will focus on various topics for area teenagers aged 13-15 years old. They will have a chance to learn about different career fields, hobbies, and academic enrichment opportunities.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood hosts and participates in various activities supporting the military. The Kingwood Chorale and musical guests will honor veterans and the country by performing at the National Memorial Day Choral Festival in Washington, D.C., on May 28-29. Under the leadership of conductor Dr. Todd Miller, the group will sing at the Kennedy Center alongside the Air Force Orchestra and the WWII Memorial.

  • Lone Star College offers quality educational offerings at three locations in the Lake Houston community. Lone Star College-Kingwood, which opened in 1972, is the main campus. However, its two satellite facilities, LSC-Atascocita Center and LSC-Process Technology Center, offer general college courses and workforce programs.

  • Lone Star College-Kingwood offers multiple educational opportunities, in and out of the classroom, to enrich lives. These offerings prepare students for the workforce and train them with valuable life skills. For instance, the college’s Alpha Lambda Xi Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) provides opportunities to develop leadership and service. “We want students to participate in an intellectual climate to exchange ideas and ideals for lively fellowship for scholars and stimulate interest in...

  • The Learning Commons at Lone Star College-Kingwood is looking at different avenues to foster partnerships with the campus and community members. On April 21, the Learning Commons will commemorate Earth Day by launching its Seed Library, stocked with vegetable seeds. Additionally, attendees will receive bookmarks with herb seeds (cilantro or basil) at the bottom.

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