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Super Adult Seminar Series Guide

About the Seminar

Super Adult Origin and Their Impact on American Culture


The first seminar will discuss the origin of Super Adults and the impact of American culture on how we deal with our youth and our aging.

Tuesday, September 13th                         1:00 - 3:00 p.m.           TUC                         Riley /Gottlieb


Dr. Rebecca L. Riley

Dr. Rebecca L. Riley was named as the fourth president of LSC-Montgomery in May 2015, after serving as interim president since January 2015. She previously served as vice president of instruction at Lone Star College (LSC)-Kingwood. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in fine arts from Texas Tech University. Dr. Riley earned her doctoral degree from Sam Houston State University in higher education leadership. Her research interests include intercultural competence and communication. Dr. Riley’s exhibition record includes more than 200 regional, national and international shows. During her 20-year career at LSC-Kingwood, Dr. Riley has held numerous positions. Beginning as an adjunct instructor of art, she became professor of art and program coordinator, dean, interim vice president of student success and finally VPI. She serves on the boards of the Community Chamber, Humble Area Assistance Ministries and Culture Shapers.


Dr. David Gottlieb

Dr. Gottlieb received a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago. He has taught at Harvard, Dartmouth, Pennsylvania State and served as Dean of the College of Social Sciences at the University of Houston. He has served as a consultant for the U. S. Departments of Labor, Education, and the Office of Economic Opportunity. He was also a member of President Kennedy’s Council of Science Advisors. Most recently, he was the President and CEO of the Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion, a major regional performing arts center in The Woodlands, Texas, and serves on the Woodforest National Bank Charitable Foundation.

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