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Lone Star College Doctoral Support Group to host Grad School Expo

Lone Star College is holding a free Grad School Expo Oct. 17 for anyone interested in learning more about continuing their education in a master’s or doctoral program.

The Doctoral Support Group Grad School Expo will be held at LSC-University Park Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The expo is free and is not limited to LSC employees – the public is also invited to attend.

“Lone Star College encourages all its employees, as well as members of the community, to further their education,” said Dr. Daria J. Willis, LSC DSG leader. “We are pleased that Lone Star College can offer this free event to anyone interested in learning how the process works and what options are available to them.”

Representatives from more than 40 universities will be on hand throughout the day to answer questions and provide information on masters and doctoral degree programs at their respective institutions. Panel discussions and presentations regarding the doctoral degree process will also be available. 

Session topics include Terminal Degree Overview; Like a Good Neighbor, Your Committee is There; Strategies to Write; Surviving Statistics; and Quantitative versus Qualitative Research.

Universities scheduled to participate include Concordia University-Houston Center, LeTourneau University, Tarleton State University, Dallas Baptist University and many more. 
 
Visit LoneStar.edu/DSG to see a schedule for the sessions and which universities are participating at LSC DSG Grad School Expo. 

In many cases, tuition reimbursement is offered for LSC employees and when an advanced degree is completed, faculty and staff members are eligible for a one-time Education Attainment payment award. The tuition reimbursement program for faculty and staff is only one benefit among a long list of benefits offered to LSC employees.


The Lone Star College Doctoral Support Group invites people interested in learning more
about continuing their education in a master’s or doctoral program to its Grad School Expo.

Lone Star College System has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSCS remains steadfast in its commitment to student success and credential completion.  Today, with almost 83,000 students in credit classes, and a total enrollment of more than 95,000, Lone Star College System is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community college systems in the nation.  Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSCS, which consists of six colleges including LSC-CyFair, LSC-Kingwood, LSC-Montgomery, LSC-North Harris, LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park, seven centers, LSC-University Center at Montgomery, LSC-University Center at University Park, Lone Star Corporate College, and LSC-Online. 

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