North Houston Colleges

Lone Star College receives $780,462 job-training grant

Lone Star College has been awarded $780,462 from the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to provide customized training for 347 new and incumbent workers employed at Webber, LLC, Webber Barrier Services LLC and Southern Crushed Concrete workers.

“We are very appreciative of the support of the Texas Workforce Commission and look forward to providing this training,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “We are committed to developing the Houston area workforce which contributes to growing economic prosperity of our community.”

Lone Star College - Community College Petrochemical Initiative to host Women in Industry conference

Women interested in working in the petrochemical and industrial skills industries are encouraged to attend the Women in Industry 2017 conference that takes place Feb. 17 at the South Shore Harbor Resort in League City.

The conference is hosted by the Community College Petrochemical Initiative (CCPI), a partnership of nine public community colleges in the Texas Gulf Coast region along with a number of high-profile corporate sponsors.

LSC-CyFair Engineering and Advanced Technology Team Sweeps Recent 15th Annual NASA Design Challenge

Lone Star College-CyFair’s Team Cyclone recently earned top recognition and $7,800 in scholarships at the Texas Space Grant Consortium’s 15th annual Design Challenge.

Dung Bui, Michael Cao, Christopher Geisheker (team leader) Alex Holcombe and Bryce Reynolds (deputy leader) took first place in four of the five categories competing against 13 other teams, primarily four-year universities, such as Lamar University, Texas State University, University of Houston and University of Texas.

Lone Star College, Lamar University form partnership

Lone Star College and Lamar University announced a partnership to offer courses which can lead to a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Arts degree at LSC-University Center at The Woodlands.

“I believe it is critically important to form regional partnerships that can provide additional educational opportunities for our community,” said Dr. Stephen C. Head, LSC chancellor. “And, as a proud Lamar University alum, I personally know what a great institution it is.”

Lone Star College designated Top 25 College for Hispanics

The Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine has named Lone Star College a Top 25 College for Hispanics. LSC was ranked third in the nation for the number of Hispanic students enrolled and was ranked third for the number of associate degrees awarded in 2014.

“Lone Star College is committed to helping all students succeed,” said Dr. Stephen C. Head, LSC chancellor. “As we continue to see our Hispanic student population grow, we will continue to ensure they have the right tools to improve their lives and help our community remain strong.”