RAMC Comments on Gainful Employment Regulations

Washington, DC, September 13, 2018 – In response to a request for public comment on the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) rescinding the Gainful Employment (GE) regulation, Joe May, president of Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC) and chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, issued the following letter: RE: Docket ID ED-2018-OPE-0042-0001 Dear Ms. […]

Statement of Joe May, President, Rebuilding America’s Middle Class on Last Week’s Executive Order Establishing the National Council for the American Worker

Washington, DC, July 27, 2018 – Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC) is a coalition of community colleges that aims to rebuild America’s middle class by enhancing student success and by promoting the vital role of community colleges in enhancing workforce development and in addressing other key economic challenges. That’s why we are pleased to see […]

RAMC Releases Comments on the Higher Education Act Reauthorization

Washington, DC, February 23, 2018 – In response to a request for stakeholder input on the Higher Education Act Reauthorization, Joe May, president of Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC) and chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, issued the following letter outlining RAMC’s recommendations. Dear Chairman Alexander and Ranking Member Murray: On behalf of […]

RAMC President Joe May Testifies Before Senate on the Higher Education Act

Washington, DC, January 25, 2018 – Joe May, president of Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC) and chancellor of the Dallas County Community College District, testified before the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions about reauthorizing the higher education act. “Our current higher education policies and regulations were designed at a time when institutions […]

RAMC President Joe May Says Section 127 of IRS Code, Critical to Meeting Demand for Skilled Workers, Should Be Kept in Place

Washington, DC, November 14, 2017 – Dr. Joe May, chancellor, Dallas County Community College District (DCCCD) and president, Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC) issued the following statement on behalf of RAMC regarding proposed repeal of Section 127, a key education-related provision of the IRS Code: “In a rapidly changing economy, where demand for skilled workers […]

Lone Star Corporate College Seeks Candidates to Build Tomorrow’s Workforce

Lone Star Corporate College Seeks Candidates to Build Tomorrow’s Workforce

HOUSTON (July 12, 2017) – Lone Star Corporate College, known as a world leader in creating tomorrow’s workforce, is looking for qualified candidates to join its team and share their experience and knowledge with students looking to begin a new career. “This is a wonderful opportunity for individuals to learn more about how they can […]

Lone Star College, University of Houston-Victoria Partner for Student Success

Lone Star College, University of Houston-Victoria Partner for Student Success

HOUSTON (June 30, 2017) – Lone Star College and the University of Houston-Victoria signed a “Proclamation of Agreement”, creating a transfer pathway for LSC students to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree at UHV. “Lone Star College continues to form regional partnerships to provide additional educational opportunities for our community,” said Dr. Stephen C. Head, […]

Honors College at Lone Star College Opens a World of Learning Opportunities

Honors College at Lone Star College Opens a World of Learning Opportunities

HOUSTON (June 28, 2017) – Three Lone Star College students were selected to participate in a prestigious study abroad program in Paris, in partnership with the French Embassy. The N+1 Engineering Institutes Program is designed to propel engineering students by enhancing their knowledge of future technologies while focusing on environmental preservation. “We are very proud […]

Texas Governor Signs Bill that Allows Community Colleges to Offer Baccalaureate Degrees

Texas Governor Signs Bill that Allows Community Colleges to Offer Baccalaureate Degrees

HOUSTON (June 15, 2017) – Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 2118 on June 12 which allows the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to authorize certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs in the fields of applied science, applied technology and nursing. “The state of Texas and the greater Houston metro area […]