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LSC in the News
Houston Chronicle Staff Writer Jane Stueckemann posted a story on Chron.com on how the Texas Workforce Commission awarded LSC a grant to address the workforce shortage. Patricia Buerger, Lone Star Corporate College executive director, was interviewed as part of the story.
LSC-Kingwood celebrates reopening 2.18.2019
KRIV TV Fox 26 broadcast a live report from the LSC-Kingwood Grand Reopening celebration in the 9 a.m. newscast. Fox 26 also aired the story in the 4 a.m., 5 a.m., 7 a.m., 12 noon and 9 p.m. newscasts.
Community Impact reported on the LSC-Fallbrook Center presentation that took place at the February LSC Board of Trustees meeting. The story noted the center is scheduled to open spring 2020.
Lone Star College professors to receive prestigious John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Awards 2.5.2019
The Woodlands Online featured an article announcing that six LSC professors will be given a 2018 John & Suanne Roueche Excellence Award.
Semifinalists Announced for Prestigious Scholarship Supporting Community College Transfer Students 1.28.2019
The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation announced the semifinalists for its prestigious Cooke Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. Twenty-one LSC students have been named as semifinalists.
The Texas Workforce Commission posted a release announcing it awarded LSC a grant to help train Daikin Industry employees
The Houston Business Journal reported LSC purchased property for the LSC-Magnolia Center. The center is expected to open fall 2021.
The Houston Chronicle reported that the LSC-Westway Park Technology Center celebrated its grand opening. The story noted the new facility is designed to aid students in IT and visual communication with workforce development, including soft skills, and certification for employment.
Houstonia Magazine posted an advertorial spotlighting LSC and Chancellor Dr. Stephen C Head. The article highlighted the many advantages LSC offers.
Community Impact updated Lake Houston residents on what to look for in education in 2019. The list included an update on LSC-Kingwood for spring 2019.
Roy Kent, Houston Chronicle staff writer, reported that State Sen. Paul Bettencourt has filed Senate Bill 251 to expand dual credit opportunities for Texas high school students. The story noted LSC saw an 41 percent increase in dual credit students since 2015. The story appeared in the Houston Chronicle Examiner edition and on HoustonChronicle.com.
The Houston Chronicle wrote on how Metallica is donating $100,000 to LSC. The release from American Association of Community Colleges was posted to numerous media outlets and websites including the Houston Business Journal, KHOU.com, KPRC.com and KTRK.com.
Year in review 2018: Lone Star College System sees record enrollment, rebuilds facilities 12.20.2018
Jane Stueckemann, Houston Chronicle staff writer, produced a story highlighting various LSC achievements for 2018.
Spring ISD superintendent inks deal with Lone Star College to house Early College Academy 12.19.2018
The Houston Chronicle reported LSC-North Harris and Spring ISD performed a formal signing agreement that allows the Spring Early Academy to hold classes at LSC-North Harris. The story appeared in the Spring Observer and Chron.com.
The Houston Chronicle took part in a media tour to show the progress being made at LSC-Kingwood. LSC-Kingwood President Dr. Kathrine Persson and District 8 LSC BOT Mike Sullivan along with Tessa Travitz, LSC student were quoted in the story
Chron.com reported LSC-Kingwood President Katherine Persson provided an update on the recovery efforts of the campus at the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce BizCom.
SFA sports management program, one of only two in Texas, wraps up first semester at Lone Star College 12.14.2018
The Houston Chronicle published an article by reporter Jane Stueckemann highlighting the partnership with LSC and Stephen F. Austin State University to offer the sports management bachelor degree program.
Inside Higher Ed featured an article about the band Metallica’s announcement that its All Within My Hands Foundation is donating $1 million to community colleges to help enhance career and technical education programs. LSC was named as one of the 10 recipients of the funds.
Texas Monthly posted a promotional report on the value of community colleges in Texas. The report is part of the Texas Gulf Coast Community Colleges Consortium (TGCCCC) efforts to promote the important role community colleges play in their communities and in the Texas economy. LSC is a member of the TGCCCC.
New Lone Star College trustees sworn in 12.7.2018
The Houston Chronicle reported on the new members of the LSC Board of Trustees being sworn in at the board’s meeting last night. The story also noted that the board selected new officers.
The Houston Chronicle reported on how LSC and SFA have teamed up to offer last-dollar scholarships to LSC students transferring to SFA.
Community Impact wrote that LSC-Creekside Center will introduce public library services in January through a partnership with LSC-Tomball, Harris County Precinct 4 and the Harris County Public Library system.
November election brings record turnout for midterm election in Harris, Montgomery counties 12.5.2018
The Houston Chronicle Observer reported on The Lake Houston Chamber of Commerce luncheon. LSC SBDC Executive Director Miguel Lopez was one of the featured speakers.
The Houston Chronicle published an article about LSC-CyFair planning to hold a ribbon-cutting and formally open the LSC-Westway Park Technology Center in January.
A Lake Houston Area Chamber luncheon highlighting small businesses was recapped on Chron.com. Miguel Lopez, LSC SBDC executive director, was a featured speaker at the luncheon.