Lone Star College Center for Civic Engagement

Encouraging students, faculty, and staff to become active citizens involved in their communities by empowering them with opportunities and resources.

In 1947, President Harry S. Truman released the recommendations of the Truman Commission on the Role of Higher Education in Democracy, stating “higher education shall take its proper place in our national effort to strengthen democracy at home”. The fundamental recommendation of the commission was to establish a network of public Community Colleges to provide higher education to "all youth who can

Operating as usual

05/16/2017

CCE director, John Theis, meets with #DanRather!

05/16/2017

College Knowledge Corps Mentors Wanted!

The Center's CollegeKnowledgeCorps program is looking for mentors. Mentors become AmeriCorps members, earn a living stipend, and can earn an education benefit. Are you interested in applying? Stop by the Center (PAC 100) today to talk to us!

Stop by the Center for Civic Engagment in PAC 100 for more information about becoming a College Knowledge Corps member today! http://www.lonestar.edu/AmeriCorps

05/11/2017

The Human Library at Lone Star College Kingwood

#TBT to this year's #HumanLibrary

#StartCloseGoFar Find out more about Lone Star College-Kingwood: Website ► http://www.LoneStar.edu/Kingwood Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/LSC.Kingwood ...

04/26/2017

Be sure to get your ticket before they sell out!
http://www.murderbooks.com/event/paula-hawkins-conversation-megan-abbott

04/26/2017

The Center for Civic Engagement staff and volunteers at the Bayou City Book Festival on Saturday, April 8!

apps.lonestar.edu 04/25/2017

When Books Talk Back – The Howler

Did you see the write up #TheHowler did on the #HumanLibrary?Check it out below!

apps.lonestar.edu Lone Star College-Kingwood student and employee Clayton Huff said “Everybody’s got a story, regardless of what color they are, where they’re from, what they’ve experienced in their life and you can learn a lot from different people’s stories.”

[04/07/17]   The Bayou City Book Festival is tomorrow! Will you be at Lone Star College with our authors like Meg Gardiner Heather Graham Nicole Dennis-Benn - Author Author Alex Bledsoe Peter Bagge Joe Ollmann Jon Land Kathryn Lane Duncan Tonatiuh Arte and so many more!

04/06/2017

Join the Center for Civic Engagement and the Bayou City Book Festival tonight at the Lone Star College Creekside Center for a Family Fun Night!

04/05/2017

Did you miss the first two nights of the Bayou City Book Festival? Don't worry! We'll be at Lone Star College North Harris tonight! Be sure to stop on by!

04/03/2017

Join the Center for Civic Engagement, this week, as they host the Bayou City Book Festival presented by Lone Star College. http://www.lonestar.edu/book-festival #StartCloseGoFar

03/20/2017

#LoneStarCollegeKingwood is proud to announce that we are one of 83 campuses nationwide to make democratic engagement a priority. As part of Campus Vote Project and NASPA’s “Voter Friendly Campus” program we are committed to ensuring our students have the information and tools they need to register and vote. Together, with our fellow “Voter Friendly Campuses” we served over 1.4 million students in the fall of 2016! Imagine the difference we can make in our nation’s democracy for years to come! #StarCloseSoFar

03/20/2017

Lone Star College Center for Civic Engagement

Alternative Spring Break_2017_Arizona State Capital 03/16/2017

Alternative Spring Break_2017_Arizona State Capital

03/14/2017

Lone Star College students are on an Alternative Spring Break themed around criminal justice and prisons. #starclosegofar

Alternative Spring Break 2017_Hoo Hokum Ki Musuem 03/14/2017

Alternative Spring Break 2017_Hoo Hokum Ki Musuem

aacu.org 03/01/2017

Addressing Wicked Problems through Deliberative Dialogue

#LoneStarCollege students solve "wicked" problems through #deliverativedialogues. #startclosegofar

aacu.org By John J. Theis, Lone Star College System, and Fagan Forhan, Mount Wachusett Community College

gofundme.com 02/23/2017

Click here to support Lone Star College Tiny Home Project by Clayton Wayne Huff

Check out what Lone Star College students and faculty have accomplished--they built a tiny house!

gofundme.com With your generous support, students and faculty at Lone Star College – Kingwood, a community college in Houston, Texas, are hoping to raise $10,000. This money will be used to build a tiny home that will be donated to a local non-profit organization that works with the homeless population in the...

02/22/2017

Did you know that the Center for Civic Engagement created a Writing Contest?

02/22/2017

CCE's program, the Bayou City Book Festival returns this April. Will you be there? http://ourtribune.com/index.php/headlines/18023-book-festival-returns-to-lone-star-kingwood

02/20/2017

Checking Out People Isn't Quite What It Sounds Like at Lone Star College's 'Human Library'

Check out this article about one of the Center for Civic Engagement's projects, The Human Library, in Houstonia Magazine

houstoniamag.com Countering an increasing lack of civil discourse requires a little creativity and a lot of communication.

November 2016 Newslettter 11/15/2016

November 2016 Newslettter

11/15/2016

Open Journal Systems

Check out this article by Windy Y Lawrence and CCE's own Dr. John Theis in the #EJournalofPublicAffairs! #publicaffairs #civiceducation #civicengagement

ejournal.missouristate.edu The eJournal of Public Affairs is a peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary, open-access journal published by Missouri State University and affiliated with the American Democracy Project. By providing an academic, nationally refereed venue for such work, the eJo

10/25/2016

Early voting has started in Texas! You can vote early at any polling location in your county of residence. Below are all early voting locations for Harris and Montgomery Counties.
Get out and #RockTheVote!

10/21/2016

#MoneyMonster National Endowment for the Arts Will you be there?

Debate Watch Parties Across the Sysem 10/20/2016

Students watching the Presidential Debates with the various campus Centers for Civic Engagement. Now it's time to get out there and #Vote. #RocktheVote

Students watching the Presidential Debates with the various campus Centers for Civic Engagement. Now it's time to get out there and #Vote. #RocktheVote

Free Speech Week 10/20/2016

October 17-23, 2017

October 17-23, 2017

texastribune.org 10/13/2016

Record 15 million Texans registered to vote

#TexasProud #VoteTexas

texastribune.org This number exceeds the state's registration numbers in 2012 by more than a million voters.

10/12/2016

Tiny Home Project: Construction has commenced.

Donations are still accepted and if anyone would like to be involved, feel free to message us.

#CenterforCivicEngagement #TinyHomeProject

gofundme.com 10/12/2016

Click here to support Lone Star College Tiny Home Project by Lone Star College Center for Civic Engagement

Lone Star College #CenterForCivicEngagement could still use your help! Donate now to help with our Tiny Home Project. Any little bit helps and is appreciated. All donors will be recognized if they would like.
#CCE #TinyHomeProject

gofundme.com With your generous support, students and faculty at Lone Star College – Kingwood, a community college in Houston, Texas, are hoping to raise $10,000. This money will be used to build a tiny home that will be donated to a local non-profit organization that works with the homeless population in the...

10/11/2016

October 11 is the last day to register to vote, if you would like to vote in the upcoming November General Election!

Come by the #CenterForCivicEngagement in PAC 100 and get registered! Spread the word!

[10/04/16]   Anyone interested in the Lone Star College Tiny Home Project, feel free to stop by PAC 115B. Meeting will last until 130.

10/03/2016

CCE is on the North Harris Campus today. Awaiting US Representatives Sheila Jackson Lee and Gene Green for one of our many candidate forums.
#CenterforCivicEngagement #CandidateForum #Democracy

[09/27/16]   Today is #NationalVoterRegistrationDay, one of our favorite days of the year! Swing by PAC 100 at Lone Star College-Kingwood to grab a quick and easy Voter Registration Application or check out lonestar.turbovote.org.

09/26/2016

The #CenterForCivicEngagement will be showing the Presidential Debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald J. Trump this evening. Event starts at 8pm and will be held in the Lone Star College-Kingwood SCC building. Students, Faculty, and Community are welcome to attend. So come grab a bag of FREE popcorn and root for your favorite #POTUSCandidate.

09/24/2016

#TexasTribuneFestival: All National Security Agenda for the 45th President.
#NationalSecurity #POTUS #TTF16 #CCE

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20000 Kingwood Drive PAC 100
The Woodlands, TX
77339
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