Monthly Archive:: July 2016

How do you choose a career (or college major)?

Making a decision about your college major and what you want to do as a career can be overwhelming. What’s the best way to pick a career that will bring satisfaction and room for growth down the

LSC can prepare you for a rewarding career in information technology

Today, computers and information technology touch nearly every aspect of our daily life, so it stands to reason – information technology careers are in big demand. From watching TV to diagnosing diseases, information technology allows businesses to

Paying for college just got easier and faster

Discover the many financial aid options available to you! One of the biggest mistakes students can make is assuming they don’t qualify for federal financial aid! Nerd Wallet reported that Texas high school graduates missed out on

Alumni Profile: Amanda Adams – Lone Star College…Keeping Houston healthy

One of the hottest industries today is the health care industry, including everything from nursing, dental hygiene and Electrocardiology, to training for Emergency Medical Technicians. With nursing, the United States is experiencing a shortage of qualified nurses,

Start close. Go far.

Better careers start here The greater Houston area continues to grow and boasts one of the most vigorous and vibrant economies in the world. So what does that mean to you? There are employment opportunities in industries

53 Workforce Programs

53 Workforce Programs Lone Star College offers in the following fields: Architecture & Construction Arts, Audio/Visual Technology & Communication Business Management & Administration Education & Training Energy & Manufacturing Finance Health Science Hospitality Information Technology Law, Public Safety,

Alumni Profile: Prudencio Ochoa – Leading the way in keeping our community safe

Responding to the growing needs of businesses and communities, Lone Star College is training police officers who will be equipped to meet the duties and responsibilities of the 21st century peace officer. Lone Star College’s Basic Peace

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Get trained for in-demand jobs at LSC

The greater Houston area continues to see huge demand in many fields that offer good salaries and great employment opportunities now and in the future, according to the Gulf Coast Workforce Board. Thanks in part to an

Alumni Profile: Randy Williams – HVAC-R helps keep Houston cool

Anyone who has spent a summer in Houston knows the importance of air conditioning. The Texas Workforce Commission estimates the need for people who can install and repair heating, air conditioners and refrigeration systems will grow 25

World class training centers

Lone Star College remains at forefront of preparing the workforce of tomorrow The demand for middle-skill jobs in the greater Houston area will continue to grow – the Port of Houston alone is expected to see a

Alumni Profile: Waquas Hussain – Information Technology…A career in the cloud

Information Technology has transformed today’s workplace. In today’s high speed, in-demand world, industries from banking, transportation, logistics and manufacturing all rely on computers, data storage and networking to keep their companies competitive and safe. LSC offers many

5 steps to a new career

1. Admission: Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process. Go to 2. Registration & payment: Lone Star College offers lots of degrees and certificates to choose from,

Alumni Profile: Lacey Castro – Lights, Camera, Action!

The growing world of entertainment technology delivers an exciting career working on live production events such as rock shows, Broadway musicals, and sound and music at some of Houston’s most recognizable entertainment venues. “When you graduate high

Helping our military veterans succeed

Lone Star College has been designated a 2016 Military Friendly® School for the third year in a row. The Military Friendly® lists, by Victory Media, a veteran-owned business connecting the military and civilian worlds, are compiled through

Life skills … training beyond the equipment

While learning how to properly operate equipment is critical to finding that new career, employers are also looking for skills that go beyond experience with a machine. At Lone Star College, students also learn the importance of

What do LSC students look like?

Think it’s too late to go back to college? Think again! LSC students are all ages. In fact, nearly 32 percent of students fall into a “non-traditional” age category – 25 or older. You’re never too old