Lone Star College offers educational opportunities for all ages

HOUSTON (Aug. 10, 2023) – The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) encourages people aged 50 and older to continue their education despite their life status. Lone Star College’s Academy for Lifelong Learning (ALL) Program has free and low-cost classes for retired, semi-retired and working adults to help them continue to learn and grow.

“The Academy for Lifelong Learning program offers non-credit courses, lectures and activities that will expand our members’ knowledge and develop their social connections,” said Linda Leto Head, LSC Senior Associate Vice Chancellor External and Employer Relations.

ALL will host several Open House events for current and prospective members. The program offers various courses and opportunities that enhance lives like arts and crafts, community service projects, financial planning, genealogy, health and wellness, history, literacy discussion groups and technology.

LSC ALL Fall Open House Schedule:

LSC-Tomball: Tuesday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m.- noon

LSC-Montgomery: Wednesday, Aug. 16, 1-3 p.m.

LSC-Houston North: Thursday, Aug. 17, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

LSC-North Harris: Thursday, Aug. 17, 1-3 p.m.

LSC-Kingwood: Friday, Aug. 18, 1-3 p.m.

LSC-University Park: Tuesday, Aug. 22, 11a.m.-1 p.m.

LSC-CyFair: Thursday, Aug. 24, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

At LSC-North Harris’s Open House, ALL will host an “Oops, We Missed It” party to celebrate the first ALL courses housed on campus in fall 2002. The celebration will include a 2002 Texas trivia game, prizes and treats. The Lone Star College ALL program offers over 100 classes (spanning 19 topics) each semester with no educational requirements. Annual membership (Sept. 1-Aug. 31) is $25 for access to all programming. For more details on ALL’s Open House events or general information on the program, visit LoneStar.edu/ALL.

Lone Star College enrolls over 80,000 students each semester providing high-quality, low-cost academic transfer and career training education. LSC is training tomorrow’s workforce today and redefining the community college experience to support student success. LSC is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and has been named a 2022 Great Colleges to Work For® institution by the Chronicle of Higher Education and recognized by Fortune Magazine and Great Place To Work® as one of this year’s Best Workplaces in Texas™. LSC consists of eight colleges, seven centers, eight Workforce Centers of Excellence and Lone Star Corporate College. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.