Community Veterans Invited to Support Meeting at LSC-Montgomery

Published on: September 16, 2013

Lone Star College-Montgomery has begun hosting a bimonthly support meeting for veterans. Following this week’s meeting (Thursday, September 19, from 6-8 p.m.), subsequent meetings will be held October 3, October 17, October 31, November 14, and December 12. All meetings will be held in the Health Science Center (Building B), Room 102, with refreshments provided.
 
Area veterans, as well as LSC-Montgomery student veterans are encouraged to attend.
 
A combat veteran from Tri County Services will facilitate discussion on veteran-specific issues, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), transitioning to civilian life, relationship issues, college life, and more.
 
For more information, contact Valerie Shepherd, veteran advisor at LSC-Montgomery, at (936) 271-6137, or Valerie.B.Shepherd@LoneStar.edu.
 
LSC-Montgomery offers student veterans personalized help with VA, state, and federal benefits; veteran-specific orientations; assistance with classroom accommodation; special outreach services for life outside the college; and an assistive technology lab for anyone with specialized needs.
 
“Lone Star is a veteran-friendly school,” said Shepherd. “We are always doing whatever we can to help our veterans be successful.”
 
For more information on the services offered for veterans, visit www.LoneStar.edu/veterans-affairs.
 
LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
 
Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion. Today, with 78,000 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 the nation. 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.