Important Dates Registration for Summer and Fall classes is now open
Priority Decision Date for Financial Aid applications is June 4
Facilities open June 1 to only designated employees and students whose courses have not been fully converted to online delivery LSC Services Resources continue to be provided online
COVID-19 may have shuttered businesses and schools, but has not dampened people’s hard work and spirit. A prime example includes the Lone Star College-Kingwood student newspaper earning multiple honors at the annual Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) for the third year. Competing remotely, “The Howler” showed bigger colleges and universities that they have the talent, drive, and education to win 18 awards for the third year in a row
In emergencies, such as COVID-19, the need for first responders is at an all-time high. Lone Star College-Kingwood offers a variety of courses that train students for these career fields. The Fire Science Technology program offers a level 1 certificate that can be earned in two semesters or an associate of applied science (AAS) degree in fire science after two years. Both paths can lead to a career as a firefighter.
Lone Star College-Kingwood administrators are working around the clock to ensure that current and potential students achieve their educational goals. Although COVID-19 has temporarily closed the campus and satellite centers, all programs and courses are available online. Students can still register for the summer semester today through the first day of class on June 1.
Careers in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields are on the rise along with tuition costs. Lone Star College-Kingwood students who transfer to the University of Houston-Downtown College of Sciences and Technology may apply for the Kingwood STEM Scholarship. If accepted, recipients will receive money to cover tuition, fees, and other associated costs.
As the world adjusts to life during COVID-19, the need for quality education is rapidly increasing. To this end, Lone Star College-Kingwood will host a Virtual Open House on Tuesday, May 19 at 4 p.m. Join the event on Facebook @LSCKingwood. Current and future students, along with parents and community members, will have an opportunity to learn more about the many academic courses, workforce programs, and educational services that the college has to offer.
With entries submitted and travel arrangements made, students of the Be A Teacher Club at Lone Star College-Kingwood were excited to attend the 64th annual Texas State Teachers Association State Convention in Austin. However, the COVID-19 pandemic forced the state association to hold its yearly conference online. Disappointed, the students still managed to walk away with several prestigious awards, along with two elected positions.
Lone Star College-Kingwood has loaned eight ventilators to local area hospitals in an effort to help combat the coronavirus. The LSC-Kingwood Respiratory Care program which uses these ventilators to train students also donated five nebulizers and 75 personal protective equipment kits.
Music lovers are invited to an evening of jazz at Lone Star College-Kingwood. The Kingwood Big Band, under the guidance of LSC-Kingwood band director Alfredo Vélez, will present its spring jazz concert on March 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Conference Center. Along with the Big Band, the performance will feature music from legendary trumpeter Scott Wendholt with the Village Vanguard Orchestra in New York.
Lone Star College-Kingwood offers a variety of hands-on programs that allow students to learn about their chosen field in and out of the classroom. The cosmetology and esthetics programs teach students the information they need in the classroom and provide an opportunity for them to practice their skills in the state-of-the-art lab located on campus. As students advance through their coursework, they also learn how their chosen fields can help customers change their lives.
Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Discovery College offers a variety of fun and educational camps to keep children ages 7-12 entertained this summer. Discovery College will take place on June 8-25 and July 6-9. Parents are encouraged to register their children as soon as possible as spots fill up fast. Registration will take place in the Technology Instructional Building (TIB) lobby.