Lone Star College-Houston North Fallbrook recently held a groundbreaking ceremony. Pictured (left to right) are: Dr. Alton Smith, LSC Board of Trustees chair; Texas Rep. Jarvis Johnson; Dr. Stephen Head, LSC chancellor; U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee; Fallbrook Church Pastor Michael Pender; Dr. Quentin Wright, LSC-Houston North president; Ernestine Pierce, LSC Board of Trustees; Ken Lloyd, LSC Board of Trustees; and Mike Sullivan, LSC Board of Trustees.

LSC-Houston North Fallbrook, which is scheduled to open fall 2020, will be part of LSC-Houston North, the newest college in the Lone Star College system. LSC-Houston North incorporates four locations consisting of LSC-Houston North Fairbanks, LSC-Houston North Greenspoint, LSC-Houston North Victory and now LSC-Houston North Fallbrook.

“This partnership between Lone Star College and Fallbrook Church is a shining example of what can happen when institutions work together,” said Stephen Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “I want to personally thank Pastor Michael Pender for his commitment to provide accessible higher education in this community.”

“This will benefit many generations for years to come,” said City of Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner. “Thank you Lone Star College for your vision and for bringing education where the students are.”

LSC-Houston North Fallbrook joins its sister locations, bringing highly developed programs to each site in addition to core courses to earn Associate of Arts and Associate of Science degrees.

“This is a direct result of Lone Star College and Fallbrook Church working together in spirit and with a vision,” said U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee. “You are making sure our young people have access to education.”

LSC-Houston North Fallbrook students will have the opportunity to take courses in morning, afternoon or evening block schedules as well as weekend programs that will allow them to complete degrees with classes Friday afternoon, Saturdays and online.

“This is a great day, not only for Lone Star College, but for this community as well,” said Quentin Wright, Ed.D., LSC-Houston North president. “These students will be able to take advantage of small class sizes with no class having more than 20 students.”

Representing LSC were Head; Wright; Dr. Alton Smith, LSC Board of Trustees chair; LSC Trustees Ernestine Pierce, Mike Sullivan and Ken Lloyd; Dr. Seelpa Keshvala, LSC-CyFair president; Dr. Katherine Persson, LSC-Kingwood president; LSC-Houston North president; Dr. Gerald F. Napoles, LSC-North Harris president; Dr. Lee Ann-Nutt, LSC-Tomball president; Dr. Shah Ardalan, LSC-University Park president; Dr. Archie Blanson, vice chancellor Student Success; Dr. Dwight Smith III, vice chancellor Academic Success; and Helen Clougherty, vice chancellor Chief of Staff.

Also in attendance were Jackson Lee; Turner; Texas Rep. Jarvis Johnson; and Fallbrook Church Pastor Michael Pender.

“Thank you, Dr. Head, for your commitment to young people,” said Pender. “You are helping to break new ground for our youth.”

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