Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society advisor Reyna Tippetts was chosen as a Distinguished Advisor Award recipient as part of this year’s national PTK Catalyst event celebrating the accomplishments of students, chapters, and advisors.
With registration for the fall semester opening Friday, April 8, many future students will have questions about how they can take the first steps to begin their academic journey and enroll at Lone Star College-North Harris.
That analysis extends to two Lone Star College-North Harris Career and Applied Technology faculty—Carmen Castro, construction supervision instructor, and Jessica Burns, HVAC instructor. Castro and Burns serve as lead faculty of their departments--construction supervision and HVAC, respectively. They are the only women full-time faculty teaching one or more of the trades in the LSC-North Harris workforce division.
The importance of Black History Month lies in teaching about the past to remember and honor the figures who sacrificed to help build a brighter future for others. It is important to pass along the lessons passed down in books or through stories, but just as important that each generation has leaders prepared to leave behind a better community for the next generations.
The celebrations during Black History Month often focus on the most popular figures, locations, or historical moments to tell the story of the civil rights movement. But there are people every day who are striving to make a difference in the lives of future generations.
If you attend Lone Star College-North Harris, then chances are you’ve seen Evangelina Floyd walking to class or volunteering at numerous events on campus. If you aren’t sure, she’s the student whose personality is matched by her bright, colorful makeup and hair.
A calendar full of events is scheduled for February, highlighting Black History Month at Lone Star College-North Harris. The college is hosting in-person and virtual events to celebrate the history and achievements of Black history with the community, along with highlighting college staff through feature profiles.