As the Program Manager of Outreach and Recruitment, I have the pleasure of serving First-Time in College Students. Encouraging students to pursue their education is something I value. I also assist with retaining our current students at LSC-Tomball to ensure they successfully complete their academics while enhancing their college experience. I have worked at Lone Star College for 5 years working at several other locations assisting students as a recruiter and academic advisor. I love working with our LSC-Tomball students!
Home Town: Houston, TX Education: Master of Education from Abilene Christian University, Bachelors of Science in Sociology from the University of Houston, and an Associate of Arts from Lone Star College. Hobbies: Family, Sports, Books, and Movies My Favorite Quote: “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest” –Benjamin Franklin- Raymond.L.Craft@lonestar.edu. Office: 281.351.3344
Heidi Ewing, Program Coordinator
It is my mission in life to bring positivity and hope into the lives of others. Being on the Outreach and Recruitment team at LSC-Tomball provides me the distinct pleasure and opportunity to enhance the student experience. We understand that our students come from diverse backgrounds and the Outreach and Recruitment team at LSC-Tomball meets students where they are to provide guidance and instill confidence with an exemplary level of service. I look forward to seeing you next time you are on campus!
Home Town: Kingwood, Texas Education: Bachelors of Science in Psychology from Texas A&M University (Whoop!) Hobbies: Reading, Running (recreationally and after 2 kiddos), Singing, Practicing on the Firing Range Favorite Quote: “You can’t go back and change the beginning, but you can start where you are and change the ending.” -C.S. Lewis Heidi.Ewing@LoneStar.edu Office: 281.351.3311
Irene Briggs, Outreach Coordinator
With more than 30 years of higher education experience, 18 of those here at LSC-Tomball, I am passionate about helping all students see college as an achievable goal. As an Outreach Coordinator, you will find me in high schools and out in the community, encouraging First Time in College students, non-traditional students and those wanting to enhance their job skills with the bountiful opportunities available at the Lone Star College Campuses. I look forward to seeing you in the community or at the Lone Star College-Tomball campus.
Home Town: San Antonio, TX Education: Doctorate in Strategic Leadership and Coaching and Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership Studies from Regent University. Hobbies: Family, reading and research, and her cats, Mr. Tiger and Babe Favorite Quote: “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” -Eleanor Roosevelt Irene.C.Briggs@LoneStar.edu. Office: 281.357.3795
Jonathan Torres, New Student Orientation Coordinator
As Program Coordinator of New Student Orientation, it is my privilege to set the stage for success for all students enrolled at Lone Star College-Tomball. I believe New Student Orientation should be informative and exciting for all students as they pursue their educational goals. As a graduate of LSC-Tomball, I gained many opportunities to develop on a professional, academic, and personal level. It is my goal to contribute to the success of our students and provide them the same resources that were provided to me as a student. I look forward to meeting and assisting you throughout your stay at LSC-Tomball.
Home Town: Houston, TX Education: Bachelors of Science in Psychology from University of Houston-Downtown Hobbies: Baseball, Movies, Music (Percussionist), and Food My Favorite Quote: “It’s beauty in the struggle, ugliness in the success” – J. Cole Jonathan.L.Torres@LoneStar.edu Office: 281-401-1812
Fernando Martinez, Specialist II
As an outreach specialist, I have the honor of serving students from all over the world. I love meeting people within our community who want to further their education. My ultimate goal is to help students get to where they want to be. From Neurological Surgeons to Civil Engineers, I’m here to help students get on their path to success starting here at Lone Star College.
Hometown: Katy, TX Education: Lone Star College Cy-Fair Hobbies: Watching 80s & 90s movies and music videos, Food enthusiast, English Premier League Football fan Favorite Quote: "Everybody wants happiness, nobody wants pain; but there can't be a rainbow without a little rain." Fernando.Martinez@lonestar.edu. Office: 281.401.1830
Outreach and Recruitment
30555 Tomball Parkway
West Hall, Suite W127
Tomball, TX 77375-4036