The U.S. Department of Education awarded Lone Star College-Tomball a Talent Search Program grant in the amount of $277,375 to help those from disadvantaged backgrounds get the opportunity to succeed in higher education.
Daniel Martinez did not let his non-traditional path toward a college degree deter him. The youngest of nine children, Martinez never dreamed that he would go to college. After high school, the first-generation college student's first attempt in higher education was rocky. Without academic and financial guidance, he worked 60 hours a week to pay for courses.
Lone Star College-Houston North students with young children ages 18 months to 4 years old will be able to apply for a program that will provide child care thanks to a new wraparound service through the Fallbrook Academy located at Fallbrook Church.
The COVID-19 pandemic has canceled many community events. The Lone Star College-Kingwood Concert Choir will hold its first performance since the long hiatus. The "Can We Sing the Darkness to Light?" will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church of Kingwood. The free, 45-minute concert focuses on the intersection of creativity and social justice.
TRIO Educational Talent Search (ETS) is excited to announce the program received a newly funded grant for more than $1.5 million. TRIO ETS provides free support services to help first-generation and low-income students successfully complete secondary school and prepare them to complete a postsecondary education of their choice.
James Gustavus graduated from Lone Star College with an associate degree in programming and analysis in 1997, but decided he wanted to update his skills. His son, Michael, was set to register for the LSC Cybersecurity Bachelor of Applied of Technology (BAT) program and that’s when they agreed to enroll together.
The U.S. Department of Education awarded Lone Star College-Tomball a $1.5 million Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) grant to increase overall enrollment as well as persistence and graduation rates through the Tomball Experience project.