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LSC-North Harris hosts information session for free welding program for Veterans March 4

Lone Star College-North Harris Office of Continuing Education is hosting an information session about a free, grant-funded welding training program for Veterans on March 4, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Community Education Building, room 101, located at 2700 W. W. Thorne Drive in Houston.

Lone Star College has been awarded a grant by Texas Workforce Commission to offer free welding training for Veterans.

The Petrochemical Welding Industry Training Initiative at LSC-North Harris will provide welding technician training for 45 students.

You must be a Veteran with a DD-214 showing honorable discharge, and must be able to present a valid ID such as a driver’s license and social security card to be eligible for the program.

“LSC-North Harris is proud to have this opportunity to help serve our Veterans,” said LSC-North Harris director of continuing education, Kenya Crawford. “This grant will help our students learn the essential skills needed to enter the growing field of welding.”

Classes begin April 6 at LSC-North Harris for welding, and students can complete the program in less than two months. Additional classes will be offered in May and June. Tuition, books and supplies are included at no cost for students in this program. 

For more information, call 281.260.3157 or visit LoneStar.edu/WorkForceTraining.

The Texas Workforce Commission is a state agency dedicated to helping Texas employers, workers and communities prosper economically. For details on TWC and the services it offers in coordination with its network of local workforce development boards, call 512-463-8942 or visit www.texasworkforce.org.

Lone Star College-North Harris is located at 2700 W.W. Thorne Drive, one-half mile south of FM 1960 East, between Aldine-Westfield and Hardy Roads. For more information about the college, call 281.618.5400 or visit LoneStar.edu/NorthHarris.

Lone Star College has been opening doors to a better community for more than 40 years. Founded in 1973, LSC 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 is the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area and one of the fastest-growing community colleges in the nation. Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., is the chancellor of LSC, 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. To learn more visit LoneStar.edu.

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