New Employee Culture Orientation

The New Employee Culture Orientation (NECO) - "Welcome to the Pack!" is designed for all new (within one year) employees to come together and learn about Lone Star College-Tomball's culture. Depending on the number of new hires, it takes place one to two times each semester. New employees will receive the invitation in their emails for the meeting. Come join us for the EXTRAORDINARY EXPERIENCE with Lone Star College-Tomball!

Date: Friday, March 1, 2024, 9 am - 2 pm
By Invitation 


  • Check-in and Networking
  • Self-introduction and Icebreaker
  • History of LSC-Tomball: Dr. Roy Lazenby
  • History of Tomball City: Bruce Hillegeist
  • Own It: Dr. Lee Ann Nutt
  • One LSC: Kentrie LeDee
  • Break
  • Student Focused: Dr. Jackie Thomas
  • Cultivate Community:  Dr. Emmitt Carter
  • Lunch
  • Advance Equity: Kenneth Garcia
  • Choose Learning: Gracia Talbott
  • Employee Experience: Terri Garcia
  • Tomball-Specific Programs
  • Culture Scavenger Hunt & Closing

Tour and History of LSC-Tomball 
by Dr. Roy Lazenby
Founding President of LSC-Tomball
Watch Video

Introduction to the Greater Tomball Area 
by Mr. Bruce Hillegeist
President of Tomball Chamber of Commerce
Watch Video

New Employee Welcome
by Dr. Lee Ann Nutt
President of LSC-Tomball

LSCFocus Cultural Beliefs Presentations
   - Own It: Dr. Lee Ann Nutt, President of LSC-Tomball
   - One LSC: Kentrie LeDee, Director of Strategy and Innovation & Interim Chief Strategist of Division of Strategy and Innovation
   - Student Focused: Dr. Jackie Thomas, VPSS
   - Cultivate Community: Dr. Emmitt Carter, Assistant Dean of Student Success
   - Advance Equity: Kenneth Garcia, Manager, Culture Impact
   - Choose Learning: Gracia Talbott, Coordinator III for Professional Development

LSC-Tomball Employee Experience: Terri Garcia, Title III Grant Manager

Discover More...
LSC-Tomball History
Tomball Chamber of Commerce


For more information about NECO, please contact Isabelle Chen at Y.Isabelle.Chen@lonestar.edu.


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