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Lone Star- Kingwood’s President Persson Retires

After serving Lone Star College-Kingwood for the past 12 years, President Katherine B. Persson has officially announced her retirement as LSC-Kingwood’s President. However, she will stay as a LSC-Kingwood employee until December 2020 and has thought about writing a book about her experience recovering from Harvey. Her successor has not been decided, but a search… Continue reading Lone Star- Kingwood’s President Persson Retires

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Student Government President Steps Down

Rachel G. Byrd, News Desk Lead Tessa Travitz, president of Lone Star College-Kingwood’s Student Government Association, stepped down from her role as SGA president. As of 15 November 2019, Alexa Harris, SGA’s Director of Records, has filled the position of president.  According to a message sent out to the Kingwood Student Leadership announcing Travitz’s resignation,… Continue reading Student Government President Steps Down

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Leftover Harvey Damages Compounded By Imelda

By Rachel Byrd, News Desk Lead The rains of Tropical Storm Imelda seeped into four classrooms, ten offices, and the basketball court at Lone Star College-Kingwood, causing approximately $115,000 worth of damages to the campus. Damaged buildings include Classroom Building A, the Library building, and the Fitness Training Center. According to Eddie McFadden, the Director… Continue reading Leftover Harvey Damages Compounded By Imelda

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Reflecting on the Legacy of Lester Burks

Written by: Rachel Byrd, Copy Desk Lead and News Desk Lead After the passing of Lester Burks this February, founding members of the college remember the character of Lone Star College-Kingwood’s founding president, as well as discuss what legacy he left behind on the campus. Burks served as president of the Kingwood campus beginning in… Continue reading Reflecting on the Legacy of Lester Burks

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Campus Launches Mexican-American Literature Database

By Alexis Maxwell, Editor in Chief  The Mexican-American Literature Database is officially available for student and personal use!  The website was created after Hurricane Harvey hit the Lone Star College-Kingwood, leaving the campus and all technology, textbooks and other precious materials adrift and useless in floodwaters.  English Professor Icess Fernandez, the curator of the archive… Continue reading Campus Launches Mexican-American Literature Database

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Lone Star College-Kingwood Psychology Club

By Rachel Byrd On January 31, the Lone Star College-Kingwood Psychology Club had its first meeting in room 203 of the Library building on campus. According to Professor Jared Miller, the club’s advisor, more people came to this meeting than to the first meeting of the Fall 2018 semester. He commented, “It’s good to have… Continue reading Lone Star College-Kingwood Psychology Club

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Balloon Release Vigil in Honor of Jazmine Barnes

A balloon release vigil was held at Lone Star College-Kingwood in memory and honor of Jazmine Barnes, the 7-year-old victim of a drive-by shooting in Houston, January 22, 2019. During the event staff members spoke on violence statistics and the opportunities we all must take to heal the community at large. LSC-Kingwood students and faculty… Continue reading Balloon Release Vigil in Honor of Jazmine Barnes