LSC-Tomball saw students from two of its extraordinary programs for high school students graduate with Associate degrees earned simultaneously with their high school diplomas. The diplomas and degrees were conferred during Commencement ceremonies in May. Eight Royal Early College High School students were the first to complete the four-year program aimed at low income and under-represented students who may otherwise have difficulty attending college following their high school graduation.
It will be a Commencement unlike any before at Lone Star College-Tomball. For the first time in the college’s history, 19 students will graduate with Associate degrees they completed while attending high school as part of the Early College program. Six students in the LifePATH® program are the first to receive Life Skills Certifications. Twenty students are the first to earn degrees in the Advanced Nursing Pathway program.
Science and healthcare classes will never be the same at Lone Star College-Tomball. The college, which continues to be at the forefront of educating a new generation of healthcare workers, is revolutionizing the way its students learn anatomy. Now, when students enter the science lab, they experience, and interact with, a full size 3-D digital carbon copy of a complete human body.
Lone Star College-Tomball is pleased to announce one if its faculty has been honored with the Texas Veterinary Medical Association’s (TVMA) Licensed Veterinary Technician of the Year Award. David Sessum, LVT, received the award at the TVMA Annual Conference & Expo. The award is given to the licensed veterinary technician who has displayed outstanding professional performance as a technician. Nominations are made by TVMA members and the winner is selected by the TVMA Awards Committee.
Dr. Scott Stallman, Vice President of Instruction at Lone Star College Tomball has been selected by the Aspen Institute’s College Excellence Program to join the 2019-2020 class of the Aspen Presidential Fellowship for Community College Excellence, a leadership program aimed at preparing the next generation of community college presidents to transform institutions to achieve higher and more equitable levels of student success, both in college and in the labor market.
It’s never too early to start thinking about attending college. Especially for students who may be the first in their families to even consider it. Daniela Cortez-Guerra knows better than most what it’s like to be the first, and now she’s leading an effort that explains, explores and demystifies preparing for, and going to, college.
Lone Star College-Tomball welcomes back alumni with an opportunity to mix, mingle, and reminisce with faculty and friends and to celebrate with the 2019 graduating class. Two receptions will be held on Thursday, April 18. The first reception begins at 2:00 p.m. following the afternoon Commencement Orientation session. The Alumni and Friends Reception begins at 7:30 after the evening orientation and includes graduates, former LSC-Tomball students and invited guests.
A little over a decade ago, the federal government recommended new guidelines to “attain the world’s highest proportion of college graduates by 2020.” Higher education institutions embraced the challenge and made a concerted effort to increase graduation rates through improved practices, updated policies and innovative programs. The results after a decade of implementation?
Artists of all ages in the Tomball area now have a way to exhibit their creative work. A new partnership comprised of Tomball ISD, Lone Star College-Tomball and the Harris County Public Library announced the launch of the Tomball Community Art Showcase. The showcase will exhibit visual and performing artwork created by students from Tomball ISD, LSC-Tomball and by local artists from the Tomball area.
TOMBALL, Texas – Lone Star College-Tomball has announced its 2018-2019 Excellence Awards. The awards recognize faculty members and staff who have made exceptional contributions to the college. A committee of their peers selected the four full-time faculty members, four adjunct faculty members, and five members of the staff to receive the esteemed honor.