The Association of Former Lee College students, Former-LEE, provides an opportunity for alumni and friends to reconnect or to make new friends. In addition, Former-LEE members work together to support the growth of the college as an institution of learning excellence.
Through special events, professional development opportunities, charitable giving and community service activities, the Former-LEE are able to ensure that the college’s legacy lasts a lifetime.
A few of the Former-LEE activities, 2012-2013:
- Served as an underwriter for the 2012 Lee College Foundation Gala which is a fundraiser to support scholarships
- Distributed over 250 bottles of cold water and maps to students on the first day of class
- Fall Recruitment Event and Mixer at Carino’s
- VIP pizza tailgate party for Former-LEE members and their guests before a Lady Rebels volleyball game.
- VIP dinner for Former-LEE members and their guests hosted by the Lee College Athletic Department before a Rebels basketball game. Members were treated to a fajita dinner catered by Iguana Joe’s, and then cheered the Rebels on.
- Lifetime Member’s Dinner with the President
- Speed Networking event sponsored by Former-LEE at the Lee College Job Fair. The event was run much like Speed Dating. Job Fair participants sat at a table across from a Former-LEE volunteer and in three-minute rounds gained valuable experience in interviewing and networking with professionals in a variety of careers.
- Lee College Graduation Commencement and Nurses Pinning Ceremonies – Former-LEE Board members presented each graduate with a congratulatory letter, a gift, and a free one-year membership in Former-LEE for their first year.
- First Alumni Weekend at Lee College – Spring, 2012
- Special guest – Glenn Blake, a Lee College graduate and a Baytown native, is a published author and professor at John Hopkins University. Glenn presented a community reading from two of his books
- Historical Marker Dedication – Sponsored the ceremony and reception. Attendees included local dignitaries, elected officials, and special guests. The marker was purchased through the Former Lee Historical Marker fund in 2011.