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Lone Star College System will be holding its annual Education Job Fair on Thursday, March 25.
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Lone Star College System recognized long-time employees and work of excellence as part of its 2010 Employee Awards Luncheon held Feb. 26 at The Woodlands Marriott.
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Dr. Martha Kanter, undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Education under President Barack Obama, outlined key education issues as part of her keynote address at a conference held Feb. 20 in The Woodlands.
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Lone Star College System celebrated the official debut of its new Veterans Affairs Center with a grand opening event on Feb. 16.
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Hundreds of guests were on hand at LSC-University Park as part of the Houston North Economic Symposium to hear Texas Gov. Rick Perry discuss the Texas and Houston-area economies.
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The Advanced Year session of the 2010 Texas Community Development Institute at Lone Star College System will be held on March 1-2.
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Lone Star College System officials have announced that a partnership has been formed with the University of Phoenix to provide additional opportunities for students to earn their advanced degrees.
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Lone Star College System has received $500,000 from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to help defer costs for students completing the Alternative Teacher Certification programs in math and science.
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Lone Star College System and Lone Star Corporate College are holding the first Women's Conference on Friday, Feb. 19.
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Lone Star College System has reached another milestone with more than 62,000 students enrolling at its colleges for the spring semester, 25 percent more than last year.
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Lone Star College System officials announced this week that LSC-Kingwood and LSC-Montgomery have both received funding . . .
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Lone Star College System will play host once again to the Texas Community Development Institute during a week-long meeting March 1-5.
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Chancellor Dr. Richard Carpenter has announced the appointment of Penny Westerfeld as the interim chief executive officer for Lone Star College-University Park. Her assignment officially began this week.
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Local business owners, economic development leaders and other officials gathered in December at the Lone Star College Conference Center located at the newly-purchased LSC-University Park to celebrate the grand opening of this premier meeting facility in northwest Houston.
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Continuing Education officials at Lone Star College System received word this week that it was awarded a $338,000 grant from the Houston-Galveston Area Council 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Training for Jobs program.
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Students enrolled in college credit classes at Lone Star College-Kingwood are getting real-world experiences they can use to further develop their skills and enhance their portfolios.
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Art pieces and hand-made Christmas ornaments and decorations will be on display at Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Art Gallery from Dec. 17-Jan. 15. The Christmas Art Show, hosted by the college’s Culture and Art Club, will feature work from art students and other artists around the community.
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Selected as one out of five American scientists invited to speak at a conference in Beijing, China proved to be quite an honor for Dr. Brian Shmaefsky, professor of biology and service learning coordinator at Lone Star College-Kingwood.
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The Lone Star College-University Center held its annual scholarship awards ceremony on Oct. 29 and celebrated the accomplishments of a number of high-achieving students who received scholarships.
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The community is invited to join the LSC-Kingwood music program for several upcoming concerts as they ring in the holidays with musical cheer.
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The Lone Star College-Kingwood dance program is proud to present Inspirations, a fall dance concert, on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 7:30 p.m. in the SFA Performing Arts Theatre on campus.
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The need for teachers in Texas and across the nation is predicted to rise for the foreseeable future and that makes teaching a wise career choice.
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Students from other nations will share their native culture, foods, dance and arts with others in a week-long celebration when Lone Star College-Kingwood honors International Education Week, Nov. 16-20.
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One of the biggest Broadway successes of all time will be coming to the stage this month when the LSC-Kingwood drama department performs Godspell, the award-winning musical based on the gospel of Matthew.
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Based on a recent survey of Lone Star College-Kingwood students, faculty, and employees and in light of new information about the increasing health risks of secondhand smoke, administrators have approved a new smoking ban policy to be implemented on campus.
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Area residents are encouraged to lace up their walking shoes and get ready to walk for a good cause when LSC-Kingwood hosts the American Heart Association Heart Walk and Heart Fest on Saturday, Nov. 14, 8 a.m. to noon at the Student and Fine Arts Building Outdoor Commons area on campus.
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Is your high school senior thinking of attending Lone Star College next fall?
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Healthcare practitioners and students are invited to join the Lone Star College-Kingwood Respiratory Care Department for a one-day continuing education seminar on campus, Tuesday, Oct. 20, from 7:30 a.m. to – 4 p.m.
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An exhibit of sculptural works by Kathy Kelley will be showcased at Lone Star College-Kingwood on Oct. 15 through Nov. 13 in the Student and Fine Arts Building Art Gallery.
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Lone Star College-Online is hosting a first of its kind e-Learning Symposium on Thursday, Nov. 12 at the new LSC-University Park.
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Music lovers take note: Lone Star College-Kingwood is offering three exciting opportunities in October to hear the sounds of classical favorites, swing, and big band standards.
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In an effort to offer working students flexibility of scheduling plus additional options for workforce training, the Hospitality Management certification is now offered completely online by Lone Star College.
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Be a part of a high-spirited and exciting musical: Audition for Lone Star College-Kingwood’s production of Godspell, the award-winning musical based on the gospel of Matthew.
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Kay Fitzsimons has been appointed as the new director of the Lone Star College Community Leadership Institute.
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The public is invited to join theatrical players from Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Drama Department for the upcoming stage production of Gross Indecency.
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When LSC-Kingwood celebrated its 25-year history this fall, the two-year college surpassed yet another significant milestone as well: record enrollment.
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The public is invited to meet the candidates who will be running for the November Houston Mayoral election during a candidate forum, Tuesday, Oct. 6, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Lone Star College-Kingwood Teaching Theatre, CLA 114.
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Lone Star College System is enrolling veterans in record numbers, due in part to the new Post 9/11 GI Bill.
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Students at Splendora High School and residents of the surrounding community will be able to develop skills in the high-demand field of welding this fall through a partnership between Splendora Independent School District and the Lone Star College-Kingwood Continuing Education department.
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In celebration of the 16th of September, Mexico’s official Independence Day, the public is invited to join LSC-Kingwood, Tuesday, Sept. 15, for a free performance by Dr. Jesús ‘Chuy’ Negrete, a nationally-recognized entertainer and educator.
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The music faculty at Lone Star College-Kingwood promise an evening of spectacular performances when they present the college’s annual A Stellar Evening, held in the LSC-Kingwood Performing Arts Theatre.
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Lone Star College System will begin offering an Entrepreneurial Certificate Program in Oct. to jumpstart people’s dreams of becoming business owners.
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Lone Star College System laid out its 2009-2011 strategic plan as part of the annual convocation event held last week at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott.
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Lone Star College System officials said today that student enrollment has reached record numbers for fall 2009.
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Do you rise with the sun? Are you Claritin clear before 8 a.m.? Why not use this glorious morning time to your advantage? Earn college credits while others are still finishing their breakfast!
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It's never been easier to own your own business and become your own boss. Lone Star College System is now offering an Entrepreneurial Certificate Program to jumpstart your dream of becoming a business owner.
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Student success is a top priority at Lone Star College-Kingwood. With the addition of Achieving the Dream (AtD), a multi-year national initiative to help more community college students succeed, the college faculty and staff are reaching out to many students who traditionally have faced significant barriers to success.
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Warning! The following article contains graphic material.
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The Houston heat is not the only thing breaking records this summer. Enrollment for the Lone Star College System has been rising like mercury, especially at the Kingwood campus.
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A photo collage of works by artist and educator Nan Stombaugh will be the featured during the Summer II Art Show beginning July 7 through Sept. 2 in the SFA Art Gallery.
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With a cast swelling to the size of a Broadway stage production, the popular Summer Opera Workshop series returns to Kingwood this summer with its most powerful season yet. The series highlights three popular romantic comedy operas, beginning July 9.
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Lone Star College-Kingwood is looking for a few good Student Ambassadors for the 2009-10 academic year. The Student Ambassadors serve as the official hosts for college events, do recruiting in area schools, assist with community non-profit events and conduct college tours.
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The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center Advisory Council is now seeking nominations for the 23rd Annual Small Business of the Year awards.
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Family Time Crisis and Counseling Center, a local organization dedicated to helping victims of abuse, recently received three new computers courtesy of LSC-Kingwood.
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Learning about other cultures, countries and times help us all to understand our own world a little better.
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Making it easier and more affordable for veterans to complete their education is what the new GI Bill will do beginning August 2009.
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LSC-Kingwood’s Student Government Association (SGA) was recently recognized for their outstanding leadership abilities and nominated by their peers to lead their region of the Texas Junior College SGA.
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Students in LSC-Kingwood’s Forensics team have proven themselves worthy to compete with the nation’s best forensics teams.
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Kids love to experiment and try new things and Discovery College’s newest camp let’s them do just that!
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Dr. Bill Coppola was the honored recipient of the Administrator Award of Distinction for LSC-Kingwood’s chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at the recent International Convention in Grapevine, TX. Only 25 individuals are recognized each year, chosen from over 1400 chapters.
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An innovative new program at Discovery College offers teens the skills and direction to understand what leadership is and how to practice it in their own lives and communities.
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Giving back to the community was not what they planned to do when they enrolled in LSC-Kingwood’s project management class, but through a class project that’s just what they did.
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Are you looking for fun ways to keep your children entertained this summer? Look no farther than Discovery College 2009, LSC-Kingwood’s summer youth program.
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The need for teachers in Texas and across the nation is predicted to rise for the foreseeable future and that makes teaching a wise career choice.
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Financial aid officials at Lone Star College System want students to know it’s time to apply for financial aid for the 2009-2010 year.
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Did you know that eighty percent of jobs in Texas require training beyond high school, but not a four-year degree?
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