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Washington Wrap Up – August 15, 2017

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. HOUSE and SENATE The House and Senate will be in recess until after the September 4th Labor Day Holiday. The House Rules Committee announced that they will likely issue an amendment deadline prior to their […]

Washington Wrap Up – August 8, 2017

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here.   HOUSE and SENATE The House and Senate will be in recess until after the September 4th Labor Day Holiday. The Senate confirmed Peter Oppenheim as Assistant Secretary of Education for Legislation and Congressional Affairs. […]

Washington Wrap Up – August 1, 2017

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here.   HOUSE 59 Members of Congress sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education (ED) Secretary Betsy DeVos urging her to reverse ED’s decision to provide for a year’s delay on provisions that require […]

Washington Wrap Up – July 25, 2017

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. HOUSE The House Appropriations Committee marked up the fiscal year (FY) 2018 Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education (LHHS) appropriations bill, which passed on a party-line vote. Overall, the bill cuts U.S. Department […]

Washington Wrap Up – July 18, 2017

Below is an abridged version of RAMC’s weekly Washington Wrap Up. Find out more about Wrap Up and other RAMC resources here. HOUSE The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, HHS, Education and Related Agencies released then approved the FY2018 Labor-HHS Education bill for submission to the full committee by a party-line vote of 9-6. The bill […]

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 […]