Education Expo Has Something For Everyone

Published on: August 01, 2007

Earn a degree, transfer to a four-year college or university, enter the workforce, switch careers, upgrade your skills, or explore your interests - learn more about the great opportunities for you waiting at Lone Star College-Kingwood's Education Expo on Tuesday, Aug. 14.

Don't miss this opportunity to win a scholarship, iPod shuffle, or countless other great giveaways. Free food, live entertainment, and childcare for ages 4-12 are all part of this showcase event to be held in the Student Center/Fine Arts Building from 5 to 8 p.m.

Individuals have a variety of goals when they consider continuing their education. For some, it is a graduate degree while others want to complete an undergraduate degree that was side tracked by employment or family obligations. Many are ready to start a college program for the first time and others are interested in specialized certificate programs.

This free information and registration fair gives prospective students and their families an efficient and convenient way to learn about the programs that fit their needs and goals available at Lone Star College-Kingwood such as university transfer courses, one- and two-year career programs and student services.

Lone Star College-Kingwood offers a wide array of associate degrees, which are two-year programs, and certificates, some of which require as little as one semester of study.  Both   prepare students to be ready to enter to the workforce in career fields where employees are in demand.  Each of these career programs are not only led by faculty who have recently worked actively in that field, but are guided as well by an advisory board of local business owners who make sure the skills students are learning are those sought by employers.

Choose from degrees and certificates in the following areas: Business Management and Leadership, Logistics, Management, Professional Office Technology, Legal Office Technology, Computer Technology,  Networking (Cisco and Microsoft) Computer Programming, Computer Applications, PC Helpdesk, Visual Communication, Computer Gaming, Health Science Professions-- Dental Hygiene, Medical Office Technology, Medical Transcription, Nursing, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Respiratory Care, Cosmetology, Facial Specialist, Facilities Management ( new), and Interior Design Technology.

Representatives from career, academic, and continuing education programs as well as financial aid and testing services will be available to answer questions and provide one-on-one assistance.

In addition, participants will have the opportunity to take the Campbell Interest and Skill Survey (CISS) at no charge. The CISS assesses an individual's vocational interests and abilities. Personalized analysis can be arranged with a Lone Star College-Kingwood career placement professional.

Invite your friends to this family-friendly event - there is something for everyone! For more information call 281-312-1558 or visit kingwood.lonestar.edu/Expo.

Choose from daytime, evening, weekend or online classes. Credit classes are available on the weekend at the EMCID Center or in the evening at Atascocita and Cleveland High Schools. Lone Star College-Kingwood has a full lineup of exciting courses ready when you are. Whether your future includes training for a new career, updating job skills or transferring to a four-year university, we can help guide you on the road to success.

Register now for best course selection. Fall credit registration continues through Saturday, Aug. 25 with classes beginning Aug. 27. For more information on Lone Star College-Kingwood, visit kingwood.lonestar.edu or call 281-312-1600. 

The Lone Star College System is among the largest and fastest growing community college districts in Texas. It comprises Lone Star College-North Harris, Lone Star College-Kingwood, Lone Star College–Tomball, Lone Star College–Montgomery, Lone Star College–CyFair, six satellite centers and The University Center. For more information about Lone Star College System and its programs, visit www.lonestar.edu or call 832-813-6500.