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Spring 2011 Staff

Academics

  • Lights, Camera, Degree! Spotlight on Lone Star College- Montgomery’s Live Entertainment Technology Program By Lauren Maddox, LSC-Montgomery College RelationsFor the tech-savvy student who prefers ‘shining the spotlight’ to ‘being in the spotlight,’ Lone Star College-Montgomery offers the live entertainment technology program, which focuses on the technical needs of the entertainment industry. Formerly known as the audio visual systems specialist program, the live entertainment technology program trains students to design, set-up, and operate lighting, video, and audio equipment. This includes microphones, sound speakers, projectors, recording equipment, sound and mixing boards, and more—everything needed for an elaborate production. “It’s more than just plugging in some lights and having a player for music,” said Rob Kreps, program director and associate professor of theatre at LSC-Montgomery. “We are talking ...
    Posted Jul 18, 2011, 12:19 PM by The Voice
  • College’s History Fair Winner Places First in National Contest By Lauren Maddox, LSC-Montgomery College Relations After competing in the Lone Star College-Montgomery Regional History Fair this spring, Annie Salinas, a 17-year-old, home-schooled student from Spring, placed first in her division in the 2011 Kenneth E. Behring National History Day Contest held last month in the Washington, D.C., area. Photo Courtesy of LSC-Montogmery College Relations After competing in LSC-Montgomery’s Regional History Fair this spring, 17-year-old Annie Salinas went on to place first in the National History Day Contest held last month in the Washington, D.C., area. Her entry, “Solidarity: From a Polish Shipyard to the Kremlin, the Diplomacy that Shaped Western Europe,” was awarded first place in the ...
    Posted Jul 12, 2011, 12:29 PM by The Voice
  • Breathing New Life Into EMS Program By Lauren Maddox, LSC-Montgomery College Relations Lone Star College-Montgomery Now Offers Advanced EMT Certification The emergency medical services (EMS) department at Lone Star College-Montgomery is taking saving lives to a new level—literally—through a program upgrade that now includes offering emergency medical technician (EMT) certification on an intermediate level. Photo Courtesy of LSCM-Montgomery College Relations LSC-Montgomery now offers intermediate certification for emergency medical technicians, allowing students like Benji Mullens, a certified EMT, to perform more lifesaving care for patients. “An EMT-Intermediate is able to do more lifesaving care,” said Kelly Weller, EMS program director at LSC-Montgomery. “This certification allows students a chance for a pay raise or an even better job. Plus ...
    Posted Jun 26, 2011, 3:30 PM by The Voice
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  • Professor’s Passion for Texas History Evident in Award-Winning Book By Lauren Maddox, LSC-Montgomery College RelationsWhen it comes to the Civil War in Texas, Philip Caudill, an adjunct professor of history at Lone Star College-Montgomery, wrote the book—literally. And now his historical biography has been awarded the 2011 Summerfield G. Roberts Award, an honor presented by the Sons of the Republic of Texas, as the best book on the Civil War in Texas published in 2009. It’s just one more accolade for Caudill, whose passion for Texas history is as deep as Texas is wide. His book, “Moss Bluff Rebel: A Texas Pioneer in the Civil War” (Texas A&M University Press, 2009), has also been selected for the University Press Books for Public and ...
    Posted Jul 29, 2011, 5:44 AM by The Voice
  • Lone Star College-Montgomery Professor Hosts Pottery Workshop in China By Lauren Maddox, LSC-Montgomery College Relations More than 10,000 miles around the world, Robby Wood, ceramics professor at Lone Star College-Montgomery, recently conducted a pottery demonstration for members of The Pottery Workshop, an international ceramics center located in Jingdezhen, China. Folks from all over the world—Japan, London, New Zealand, Switzerland, Sweden, and even New York—attended Wood’s workshop held in May. Photo Courtesy of LSC-Montgomery College Relations Robby Wood, a ceramics professor at Lone Star College-Montgomery, demonstrates a pottery technique for international students in Jingdezhen, China. “I was the first demonstrator offering a hands-on workshop in a series devoted to teaching students, staff, and community members a loose, Western ceramics approach versus ...
    Posted Jun 26, 2011, 3:22 PM by The Voice
  • Four College Staff Members Receive National Excellence Award By Lauren Maddox, LSC-Montgomery College Relations “Each and every staff member at LSC-Montgomery has a role that is integral to the success of the college, but more importantly, fundamental for the success of our students,” said Dr. Austin A. Lane, president of LSC-Montgomery. “We’re proud to recognize these individuals for their determination and leadership.” Much like the Faculty Excellence Awards presented to four deserving LSC-Montgomery professors, these four staff recipients were selected from nominations received from the college. Judy Granata “While I don’t normally like accolades or a lot of attention, it is nice to be recognized and to know that others actually notice that I try to do a good job,” said Judy ...
    Posted Apr 23, 2011, 1:17 PM by The Voice
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