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About GGE


To infuse the principles of grit mindset and behaviors into local and global communities.


Lone Star College-Tomball will be recognized as a leader in utilizing grit mindset to develop human potential.


  • Develop a grit certification program for the LSC-Tomball community
  • Make LSC-Tomball a grit certified campus
  • Create grit mindset awareness and be a resource for other higher education institutions / Be the place where people go to learn how to apply grit mindset and behaviors
  • Work with community partners to promote grit within our students both on and off campus
  • Convert faculty, staff, and student talent into achievement in the following ways:
    • 80% of the full-time faculty and staff will be grit certified by the end of academic year 2020-2021
    • Increase student persistence, retention, and completion by 2% each academic year.



We are committed to learning about grit and how it can be applied in our various roles. We will be intentional about using data to inform our work around grit.


We are dedicated to being a leader on the theory and practical application of grit.


We believe great accomplishments are possible when we embrace grit and support, encourage, and inspire one another by being gritty.  


We are connected through our commitment to promote grit within our campus and community.



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