College Hosts Job Fair to Connect Employers and Employees



Lone Star College-Montgomery, in partnership with the South Montgomery County Woodlands Chamber of Commerce, will host the 16th annual Community Job Fair on Thursday, October 20, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., in the college’s Health Science Center (Building B).  
 
With a goal to showcase viable employment opportunities in Montgomery County and the surrounding area, the job fair will allow attendees to meet with multiple employers in one location in the same day. Attendees will explore career options that range from full-time employment to part-time and seasonal help through the holidays.
 
For businesses, the job fair offers an opportunity to reach high numbers of potential job seekers in the shortest amount of time. Booth reservations and placement are still available, but are on a first-come, first-served basis.
 
For booth reservations, contact Teresa Starr, director of special events at the Woodlands Chamber, at 281.363.8110 or teresa.starr@woodlandschamber.org.
 
The community job fair is being held in conjunction with the LSC-Montgomery’ s inaugural StarTech Symposium, a multi-day technology trends event that includes a NanoTech Workshop, on Thursday, October 20, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; the High-Tech Conference, designed for both the general public and business professionals, on Friday, October 21, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., and an Algae Certification Workshop, on Saturday, October 22, from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

The NanoTech Workshop is held in partnership with the Penn State Center for Nanotechnology Education and Utilization with sessions facilitated by Dr. Stephen Fonash, executive director for the center.  The High-Tech Conference, hosted by LSC-Montgomery, will feature a keynote presentation by Andy Hines, lecturer/executive-in-residence of University of Houston’s Graduate Program in Futures Studies. The Algae Certification Workshop is held in partnership with the National Algae Association (NAA) with sessions facilitated by Barry Cohen, executive director for NAA.
 
For more information about the StarTech Symposium or to register for any of the events, visit www.LoneStar.edu/StarTech.

 LSC-Montgomery is located at 3200 College Park Drive, one-half mile west of Interstate 45, between Conroe and The Woodlands. For more information about the college, call 936.273.7000, or visit www.LoneStar.edu/montgomery.
 
With more than 69,000 students in credit classes for fall 2010, and a total enrollment of more than 85,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, and the fastest-growing community college system in Texas. Dr. Richard Carpenter is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of five colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, and LSC-Tomball, six centers, LSC-University Park, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.