Board of Regents names Villanueva next president of Lee College
At its regular meeting last Thursday, the Lee College Board of Regents finalized the hiring of Dr. Lynda Villanueva as the next president of Lee College. Dr. Villanueva is scheduled to begin her new position at the college on Jan. 5, 2020. Dr. Dennis Brown will be available to assist in transitioning the role until … Continue reading Board of Regents names Villanueva next president of Lee College
Mental health a top priority for students, staff
College isn’t just about essays and exams. It’s also about learning how to care for yourself mentally, physically and emotionally. Enter Stress Relief Week at Lee College. This event, sponsored by a Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education, encouraged students and faculty at the college to take a break from their normal … Continue reading Mental health a top priority for students, staff
Foundation Gala raises record $204,458 for student financial assistance
Baytown, TX – The Lee College Foundation’s 34th annual gala raised $204,458, making it the most successful fundraising gala in the organization’s history. The gala was held Sept. 27 at the Sylvan Beach Pavilion in La Porte, Texas, where more than 300 supporters, community members, and industry leaders attended. The money raised during the event … Continue reading Foundation Gala raises record $204,458 for student financial assistance
Sole Finalist for College President Selected
TO: Lee College Community FROM: Mark Hall, Board Chair, Board of Regents, Lee College  DATE: September 24, 2019  RE: Announcement of the Next President of Lee College I am pleased to inform you that the Lee College Board of Regents has asked Dr. Lynda Villanueva to assume the position of President of Lee College and … Continue reading Sole Finalist for College President Selected
‘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