Published on: January 11, 2013The Lone Star College-North Harris Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) is inviting community members to its spring open houses scheduled for Jan. 26 at the LSC-North Harris, Community Education Building and on Feb. 2 at the LSC-Victory Center, near the Acres Homes and Inwood Forest neighborhoods.
The open house is an opportunity for individuals age 50 and older to meet other ALL members, to get to know the instructors and to register for classes.
The LSC-North Harris Open House will be from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. the Community Education Building. The LSC-Victory Center Open House will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon in room 102.
“The open houses give potential members an opportunity to get acquainted with the programs and services,” said Judy Springer, ALL program coordinator. “We offer non-credit courses, lectures and social activities for continued intellectual and personal growth.”
The courses offer a range of instruction from water color to digital photography. Some of the popular programs are history classes and day trips on Harris County Precinct One buses and the METRO Bus and Rail.
This spring, more than 110 classes will be offered. Current members will receive the schedule in the mail in January. Interested persons may have the free catalog mailed to them by contacting 281.765.7947.
ALL is a volunteer program and courses are taught by members, Lone Star College employees and area residents. Additional volunteers are needed to work in the office to answer phones, greet and assist members and help set up for classes.
Annual membership is $20, and all courses are free and taught by volunteers. If there are supply costs or admission fees, they will be noted in the catalog. There are no educational requirements.
LSC-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. LSC-Victory Center is located at 4141 Victory in Houston.
With 75,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 90,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, five centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.