‘One College, One Book’ & Creative Contests
One College, One Book The Lee College community is preparing to read American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures, by America Ferrera. The book has been chosen as the 2019-2020 Lee College Common Read Experience. It is a collection of short, personal essays by members of marginalized communities written by Ferrera and 31 of … Continue reading ‘One College, One Book’ & Creative Contests
2019 Lee College distinguished alumni announced
BAYTOWN, TX — Lee College named its 2019 Distinguished Alumni at the annual Lee College Alliance members’ meeting and dinner reception on Aug. 6. This year, the Distinguished Alumni awards were divided into three categories: John Britt ‘57, Distinguished Alumnus; Mary Beth Wendel Woods ‘75, Meritorious Award; and Melanie Stewart ‘08, CRNA, DNP, APRN, Outstanding … Continue reading 2019 Lee College distinguished alumni announced
College president semifinalists to be selected in August
‘Still looking for one’ By Matt Hollis, The Baytown Sun matt.hollis@baytownsun.com Lee College’s search for a new president is focused, according to regents on the search committee. Regent Pete Alfaro, who is one of three regents serving on the committee. Regent Susan Moore-Fontenot is the committee’s chair, and Regent Mark Himsel is also on board. … Continue reading College president semifinalists to be selected in August
Lee summer camps keep kids engaged
Registration is now open for the 2019 Kids at College Summer Camp Program offered by the Center for Workforce and Community Development at Lee College. The Program offers children ages 5 to 17 an opportunity to meet new friends, discover new interests, and create memories of a lifetime. Lee College encourages parents to register their … Continue reading Lee summer camps keep kids engaged
Great Plains Honors Council Recognizes Outstanding Lee College Honors Students
IMPACT Early College High School senior and Lee College Honors Program graduate Maria Gelves has won the prestigious Dennis Boe Award for a paper she wrote for the Lee College honors course, The Human Condition, taught by Jerry Hamby and Dr. Georgeann Ward. A Marxist critique of Margaret Atwood’s “The Handmaid’s Tale,” Gelves’ paper is … Continue reading Great Plains Honors Council Recognizes Outstanding Lee College Honors Students
Students teaching students
Lee College nursing students polished their one-on-one teaching skills recently as they shared their knowledge with students from the Ross S. Sterling High School Health Science Academy. Janice Rogers, a member of the Lee College nursing faculty, said, “They asked us to provide educational sources and references to topics and issues that affect teenagers. We … Continue reading Students teaching students
Lee earns honor for excellence in student success
Achieving the Dream Awards “Leader College of Distinction” Achieving the Dream announced that Lee College has earned Leader College of Distinction status for achieving higher student outcomes and narrowing equity gaps. “The metrics ATD established for Leader College of Distinction are meant to encourage colleges to sustain aggressive efforts that result in far greater student … Continue reading Lee earns honor for excellence in student success
Recent debaters join staff of area state rep
Former Lee College students and Mendoza Debate Society alumni Kyle Diamond and Josh Lyrock have accepted professional positions as Legislative Analysts for Texas State Representative Mayes Middleton (HD23). Diamond and Lyrock, pictured here at the start of the 86th Texas Legislative Session on Jan. 9, will be assisting Rep. Middleton on a variety of issues … Continue reading Recent debaters join staff of area state rep
Debate Wins a Trio of Championships in Baton Rouge
Despite taking a partial squad of seven Debaters and one Individual Events competitor, the Mendoza Debate Society at Lee College emerged victorious at the Louisiana State University “Mardi Gras Invitational” as they brought home a dozen awards and honors including the Overall Sweepstakes Community College Championship. Hosted by LSU in Baton Rouge on Feb. 1-3, … Continue reading Debate Wins a Trio of Championships in Baton Rouge
Industrial Craft program builds lives as well as industry
For James Keyes, 30, applying for the Industrial Craft Training Program through Lee College’s Center for Workforce and Community Development was a significant step toward turning his life around. Born in Channelview, Keyes grew up alongside his older sister and was no stranger to financial challenges. His mother was a single parent who lived paycheck … Continue reading Industrial Craft program builds lives as well as industry