Lone Star College's mission is to provide comprehensive educational opportunities and programs to enrich lives. When students earn prestigious honors during their academic journeys, it reaffirms the college's overall goal of student success. Muskaan Khanna, an LSC-Kingwood student and Phi Theta Kappa vice president, was named a 2021 Coca-Cola Academic Team Gold Scholar. She will receive a $1,500 scholarship and a commemorative medal.
Lone Star College-Kingwood will host its Open House virtually on Saturday, April 17 at 10 a.m. The annual event will take place on YouTube. Potential students, parents, and community members will have an opportunity to hear from various representatives detailing credit, workforce, continuing and technical education (CTE), and student services programs offered at the main campus, the LSC-Atascocita Center, and the LSC-Process Technology Center.
Registration for the summer semester at the Lone Star College-Process Technology Center is currently open. With process technology and instrumentation technology courses, the satellite center also offers general core courses for many credit and continuing technology education (CTE) programs. Students can take various classes that can lead to a certificate, an associate degree, transfer credit hours to a four-year university, or a stable launch into their chosen workforce.
Lone Star College partners with various industries to provide its students with a variety of educational opportunities. Precision Task Group (PTG) and LSC-Kingwood will host “ServiceNow NextGen Bootcamp and Hackathon,” a virtual technology seminar May 24-28. This event will train participants in ServiceNow, a software company that helps organizations like LSC manage their organization and digital workflows.
Lone Star College has a myriad of programs to help all students achieve their educational goals. The TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant, funded through the U.S. Department of Education, created the College Advancement Program (CAP), where participants will “Connect! Achieve! Persevere!” at LSC-Kingwood. Located in the Student Conference Center (SCC) room 195, the $1.3 million initiative will offer various academic support and programming to students classified as first-generation in co...
The Lone Star College-Kingwood Theatre Department strives to bring life to classic, current, and new productions. It will be the first to unveil “odd Tales,” an original production by Brad Nies, a regional playwright and artistic director of theatre at Blinn College-Brenham. The one-hour show will premiere on YouTube (LSCKTheatre) the week of March 22. This is the first all-virtual production for the department, and all rehearsals and the final recording will take place via Zoom.
The traditional 16-week spring semester at Lone Star College began on Jan. 19, but there is still time to enroll in a course or two at LSC-Kingwood. Each semester, the college offers Next Start classes ranging from eight to 14 weeks; and are available online, in-person, or hybrid format. These courses fit a broad range of academic goals, include earning associate degrees, program certificates, or transfer credits to a four-year university.
Graduating from high school and attending college at age 17 or 18 is the norm for many people. However, a Lone Star College-Kingwood alumna has set the bar high for her peers. Just four months shy of her 18th birthday, Salenah Cartier earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Human Development and Consumer Science from the University of Houston in December 2020. In spring 2018, the then 14-year-old homeschooled student enrolled in dual credit courses at LSC-Kingwood.
Lone Star College-Kingwood offers many face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes to help the community achieve their New Year resolution of starting or completing their educational goals. Spring 2021 registration will continue through the first day of classes on Jan. 19. Administrators have instituted COVID-19 safety protocols at the main campus, LSC-Atascocita Center, and the LSC-Process Technology Center to ensure students will take in-person or hybrid classes in a healthy environment.
The energy, manufacturing, and construction trades are among the fastest-growing fields in the Houston area. “In the next five to seven years, a large number of seasoned operators will retire from the chemical and refining industries,” said Darrell Mayon, director of the process and instrumentation technology programs at Lone Star College-Kingwood.