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LSC-CyFair Graduate and Single Mom Takes Convenient Online Option to Earn Degree and Advance Her Career

Lone Star College-CyFair offers flexible options for earning a degree as Robyn Rawlings knows having graduated this May taking 99% of her coursework online.

“I started in 2013 with the winter mini-mester,” said Rawlings, who took one hybrid (part online and part classroom) EDUC 1300 class. “Online classes were the best for me because I work full time and am a single mom of a busy little 7-year-old boy.”

While she wasn’t able to participate in as much of the campus life as she would have liked, she did attend some weekend events and those that included family activities.

Graduate’s Dream to be First Female Engineer in Family Began with LSC-CyFair’s ESOL Program

Karen Picker’s dream of becoming the first woman engineer in her family, began with Lone Star College-CyFair’s English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Program in 2009.

While waiting to begin college in Venezuela, Picker spent some time in the United States visiting friends. At the time, she said she could barely spell her name or say basic words in English. She heard about LSC-CyFair’s ESOL Program and began the Level One class that spring.  

Lone Star College awards record number of degrees and certificates at commencement ceremonies

Lone Star College conferred a record 7,983 associate degrees and certificates to eligible students who took part in commencement ceremonies this past week. That represents a 13.5 percent increase from 2015-16.

“This is an incredible achievement for both our students and faculty,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “I am extremely proud of the work done by our faculty and staff to help our Lone Star College students succeed.”

The ceremonies for six Lone Star Colleges took place May 12 and 13.

Lone Star College-CyFair Phi Theta Kappa chapter recognized as ‘Most Distinguished Chapter’

The Beta Lambda Mu Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa at Lone Star College-CyFair was named 2017 “Most Distinguished Chapter,” ranking it first among 1,300 chapters.

The “Most Distinguished Chapter” is the highest honor given to a Phi Theta Kappa chapter.

“I am very proud of this impressive achievement of our students,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “This award validates our commitment to ensuring excellence in teaching and learning to promote student success.”

LSC-CyFair Student Art Displayed and on Sale April 25-May 8

The Spring 2017 Student Art Exhibition, featuring some of the best work of Lone Star College-CyFair’s talented students, will be on display April 25-May 8 with many pieces available for sale.

This semi-annual exhibition features the original work LSC-CyFair visual art students have completed in their spring classes. The end-of the-semester exhibition includes a multi-media representation of drawings, two-dimensional design works, ceramics, photography and painting.

Don’t Miss Stories of Strife and Triumph at Faces of Immigration Event at LSC-CyFair set April 26

Lone Star College-CyFair’s Center for Civic Engagement (CCE)  hosts an intimate and  inspiring “Faces of Immigration Student Experience” panel discussion April 26.

In an increasingly multicultural and globalizing world, it is more salient than ever to reflect on diverse experiences that members of our communities go through in their attempts to find their national, cultural, and human identity, said Professor Mayia Shulga.

LSC-CyFair STEMtastic Stations Returns for Ages 5-12 With New Power Hour April 29

Children ages 5-12 can explore Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) with STEMtastic Stations and a new “Power Hour” program Saturday, April 29 at Lone Star College-CyFair.

The 10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. session is designed for ages 5-6, while the 11 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. session is designed for ages 7-10. Both sessions are limited to 30 participants. The new Power Hour 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. session is designed for ages 9-12 and is limited to 20 participants.

LSC-CyFair Criminal Justice Club Awareness Efforts Earn National Recognition

A campus Mock Crime Scene event and a Forensic Science Symposium helped Lone Star College-CyFair’s Criminal Justice Department earn two National Criminal Justice Month Awards.

CJ Associate Professor and club advisor Jennifer W. Bourgeois attended the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences (ACJS) Annual Meeting in Missouri this March in which LSC-CyFair was awarded the inaugural Community Engagement Award and Education Award.

Enjoy Crafts and Genealogy in May L.I.F.E. Programs at LSC-CyFair

Enjoy weekly programs at Lone Star College-CyFair learning about book crafts, genealogy and being a writer.

The Learning, Inspiration, Friendship and Enrichment (L.I.F.E.) programs in May are free and held Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the library (Room 131 unless otherwise noted) at 9191 Barker Cypress.

May 3 - Book Leaf Blossoms

Let Krissy Conn and Nicole Gibson help you craft beautiful paper flowers from upcycled discarded books.

Take a 1920’s-1970’s Musical Trip at May 5 LSC-CyFair Concert

Take an instrumental musical trip through history with the Lone Star College-CyFair Symphonic Band, Jazz and String Ensembles at the May 5 “Music on Your Dial: Radio KCyF” concert.

“This concert will progress through decades of the 20th century following historic accuracy with the development of American network radio, jazz, and commercials advertising films,” said John Wolfskill, co-director with Alan Johnson. “We move quickly from the 1920’s to the 1970’s. It’ll be a humdinger!” 

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