Lone Star College System names 7th campus LSC-Houston North

The Lone Star College System board of trustees announced that its seventh campus will be named LSC-Houston North, during a board meeting Dec. 7.

The new campus was announced by officials Nov. 15 and will unite three existing satellite centers—LSC-Fairbanks Center, LSC-Greenspoint Center and LSC-Victory Center—and a future center planned in east Aldine.

The system currently has six main campuses and eight satellite programs in the Greater Houston area. The creation of the campus will connect the centers and their resources to help students in these areas, which are characterized by lower household incomes and higher levels of poverty, according to LSCS officials.

LSCS Chancellor Steve Head said in a statement that the new campus will focus on educational and student support innovation with smaller classes, as well as counseling services, child care, a food bank, a furniture bank and legal services.

The campus creation is subject to approval and accreditation from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. The existing centers have about 5,800 students currently enrolled, with a projected enrollment of 8,200 for the entire campus by 2021.

To view the entire Dec. 7 board meeting agenda, click here.
By Hannah Zedaker

Editor, Spring/Klein & Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood

Hannah joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas. In March 2019, she transitioned to editor of the Spring/Klein edition and later became the editor of both the Spring/Klein and Lake Houston/Humble/Kingwood editions in June 2021. Hannah covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in these communities. Prior to CI, Hannah served as associate editor of The Houstonian, interned with Community Impact Newspaper and spent time writing for the Sam Houston State University College of Fine Arts and Mass Communication and The Huntsville Item.


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