My name is Cheryl Sparks. I serve in the role of President of Howard College and it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website. Here at Howard College, we focus on student success and we promote uniqueness within our programs. As you explore your educational options, I am certain you will see that Howard College is the choice for you.

For over 70 years, Howard County Junior College District has been offering a wide range of courses in academic transfer, workforce education, risk management and workforce training instruction. We serve all learners across a 13 county district through our campuses in Big Spring, San Angelo and Lamesa. We are aware of the changing times and are committed to offering quality instruction and quality service that will meet the current and future needs of our students.

Your time in college is one of the most valuable experiences that life has to offer and Howard College has designed its curriculum, activities and atmosphere to make the most of your time spent with us. In order to give you the best in academic instruction, we have developed a varied curriculum with small classes that offer more personal attention for each student. A wide variety of academic, social and interest groups are on campus and I encourage you to take advantage of these opportunities to meet new people, participate in new activities and have fun!

The SouthWest College for the Deaf serves as our fourth campus and is also located in Big Spring. This campus is designed for both self-contained and inclusive instruction to meet the needs of deaf and hard of hearing students. Special emphasis has been given to career objectives and special placement combined with social activities to help each student reach their maximum potential. 

We take pride in offering a family-like environment for all students who attend Howard College. Whether you are on our campus in Big Spring, San Angelo or Lamesa, we want you to feel comfortable and know that your success is our number one priority. I encourage you to browse through our site and become familiar with all that Howard College has to offer. I know that our excellent facilities and qualified, friendly faculty and staff will provide you with a learning environment that will help you achieve your educational goals. I look forward to meeting you as you join our learning community. Start Here, Start Now at Howard College where Education is for Learning, For Earning, for Life!


              Dr. Cheryl T. Sparks
              President, Howard College

Howard College Impact Study

Demonstrating the economic value of Howard College