Strategic Initiatives


The Department of Strategic Initiatives at LSC-Tomball seeks to identify and implement innovative strategies that remove barriers to learning. We collaborate with other departments and programs to pilot creative new approaches in higher education. Our department champions experimentation, guided by the college's core values. We aim to position LSC-Tomball at the forefront of emerging trends that will shape the future workforce and transform students' educational experiences.

Our Mission

The mission of the Department of Strategic Initiatives (SI) is to spearhead the implementation of LSC-Tomball's institutional effort to promote and inspire innovation while lowering educational barriers for faculty, staff, and students. Strategic Initiatives focuses to support departments and programs in responding creatively, championing efforts to adjust to current trends in higher education and shaping the workforce of the future.

Meet the Manager of Strategic Initiatives (Title III SIP Grant)

 Terri Garcia   Teresa "Terri" Garcia is a higher education professional with an Executive MS in Human Resource Development from the University of Houston. She has over 10+ years of experience in non-profit organizations specializing in budget management, organizational development, and human resources, building strong working relationships in a cross-functional and collaborative capacity resulting in process and institutional improvement. She currently works for Lone Star College-Tomball as the Manager, Strategic Initiatives (Title III SIP Grant), where she believes in "financial responsibility and clear and intentional organizational and professional development." Terri is passionate about creating and supporting initiatives that enhance the experience of every student and employee's journey. She is most excited about cultivating a culture that elevates and strengthens experiences throughout the campus.

Areas of Impact

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Career & Transfer Connection Center
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 Research and Innovation Lab
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 XP Innovation Lab 
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Employee Experience Program 
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Timberwolf Leaders Program 
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Professional Development 
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Instructional Media Content
Development Certification Program

Sponsored by the Lone Star College-Tomball Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) Title III Grant Initiative.

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