Lone Star College Recognized for its Culture of Accountability

HOUSTON (May 26, 2017) – Partners In Leadership announced Lone Star College has received the prestigious 2017 Ozzie Award for Excellence in Education. The award recognizes organizations that have achieved impactful results in accountability, leadership and culture in education. LSC is the first institution of higher education to receive this award. Partners In Leadership is […]

Lone Star College Receives Prestigious Marketing Awards

HOUSTON (May 23, 2017) – The Houston Chapter of the American Marketing Association awarded Lone Star College with two Crystal Awards for excellence in marketing and communications. The Crystal Awards recognize Houston’s best marketing work among organizations, businesses and advertising agencies. LSC received Crystal Awards for: marketing campaign, business to consumer in-house; and best marketing […]

Seeing Double: Three Sets of Twins Graduate from Lone Star College-Montgomery

Seeing Double: Three Sets of Twins Graduate from Lone Star College-Montgomery

CONROE (May 23, 2017) – Lone Star College-Montgomery graduation was twice as nice for three area families. Devyn Fitzpatrick & Haley Fitzpatrick; Christopher Frantz & Jason Frantz; and Ariole Jones & Ashley Jones, all twins, celebrated their associates degrees with almost 1,400 other graduates May 12. The ceremony was even more special for Ariole & […]

Lone Star College Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

HOUSTON (May 23, 2017) – For the 13th consecutive year, Lone Star College was awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). LSC received the recognition from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest […]

Lone Star College Awards Record Number of Degrees and Certificates at Commencement Ceremonies

Lone Star College Awards Record Number of Degrees and Certificates at Commencement Ceremonies

HOUSTON (May 19, 2017) – Lone Star College conferred a record 7,983 associate degrees and certificates to eligible students who took part in commencement ceremonies this past week. That represents a 13.5 percent increase from 2015-16. “This is an incredible achievement for both our students and faculty,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “I […]

Lone Star College Receives Highly-Coveted National Science Foundation Grants

Lone Star College Receives Highly-Coveted National Science Foundation Grants

HOUSTON (May 18, 2017) – Lone Star College was recently awarded three grants through the National Science Foundation’s Advanced Technological Education (ATE) program. The grants, which total $461,015, will focus on educating students in technical fields that help drive our nation’s economy. “The grants, which are highly sought after, are awarded based largely on faculty […]

TEXT OF RAMC’S LETTER SUPPORTING THE COLLEGE TRANSPARENCY ACT

Dear Senators Hatch, Warren, Cassidy and Whitehouse: On behalf of Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC), a coalition of State and individual community college systems from across the nation representing nearly 100 colleges and 1.5 million students, I am writing in support of the College Transparency Act of 2017. RAMC members believe that accurate information in […]

JOE MAY, PRESIDENT, REBUILDING AMERICA’S MIDDLE CLASS AND CHANCELLOR, DALLAS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT REACTS TO PRESIDENT TRUMP’S PROPOSED EDUCATION BUDGET

  Washington, DC, May 23, 2017: “Rebuilding America’s Middle Class (RAMC): A Coalition of Community Colleges is pleased that the Administration plans to continue Summer Pell for the next budget year. The restoration of Summer Pell has been RAMC’s number one priority since its founding in 2011. Including for students the ability to receive an additional Pell […]

Lone Star College Awarded Grant to Prepare Students for Construction Careers

Lone Star College Awarded Grant to Prepare Students for Construction Careers

HOUSTON (May 10, 2017) – The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded Lone Star College $359,996 to train and prepare Texans for employment in high-demand careers in the building construction trades. “Lone Star College works very hard at helping students succeed,” said Stephen C. Head, Ph.D., LSC chancellor. “This grant will allow us to provide the […]