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  LSC responds to workforce needs of the community There are 74,000 middle skills job openings projected every year through 2017. And nearly  19,000 of those jobs are expected in the petrochemical, and commercial and industrial construction

Fast growing ‘middle-skill’ jobs in Gulf Coast region

The Gulf Coast region of Texas, including the greater Houston area, is one of the fastest-growing areas in the country, and with a rising population comes rising job demand, far beyond the energy industry. This rising tide

Accelerate your career with FastTrack programs at LSC

Joining the workforce as soon as possible can be critical. That’s why Lone Star College helps put students on a FastTrack to a new career in as little as six weeks! LSC offers lots of exciting FastTrack career

Lone Star College puts truck drivers on the map

The Port of Houston is one of the busiest in the world and relies on the transportation industry to move the tons of cargo that comes through its docks. Currently there is a shortage of trained drivers

The Lone Star College HVAC-R program heats up career options

During Houston’s brutal summers, a person who can repair air conditioners is in high demand – just ask someone whose air conditioner breaks down on a triple-digit summer afternoon. The National Bureau for Labor Statistics Job Outlook

Information technology a cutting-edge career

Today, computers and the Internet play an integral role in everything from using the phone to shopping, schoolwork and more. Computer technology continues to advance in ways that most couldn’t have predicted even 10 years ago. Who

Health Careers Boom

It’s no secret that as the baby boomers age, medical care providers are going to need a massively expanded workforce to meet demand. According to a Department of Labor job search site, many of the fastest-growing occupations

State-of-the-Art Energy & Manufacturing Institute Building

“More than 50 percent of energy companies have labor shortages and the sector is struggling with solutions,” said Chevron Chairman and CEO John Watson at a recent American Association of Blacks in Energy annual conference. Lone Star

Cathy Rodriguez Massage Therapy Becomes Career by Luck

Cathy Rodriguez’s choice to register for the massage therapy program at Lone Star College-North Harris was one of luck. Rodriguez had missed the deadline to sign up for another program at the college, and thought that she

CTE NON-CREDIT PROGRAMS Median Salaries & Job Growth Expectancy

Wage Data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, September 2013, Employment Projections based on Gulf Coast area, from Texas Workforce Commission’s LMCI Division, funded by

Cisco Networking Academy Allows Graduate to Follow Passion

Life is good for Richard Horn. He recently gained a fulfilling position as a cyber security network engineer with Enterprise Products, a leading U.S. provider of midstream energy services, and is being compensated handsomely for his skills

CHI Lone Star College-North Harris School of Cosmetology

Lone Star College-North Harris is innovating its cosmetology program through its partnership with world-renowned beauty brand CHI. The college’s relationship with CHI will expand possibilities for its cosmetology students and alumni by granting them access to opportunities

Revamp Your Résumé: A Few Key  Changes Can Make A Big Difference

While you might spend hours preparing your résumé, an employer will probably spend less than a minute reviewing it. If you want to make a good impression your résumé has to pack a punch. Smart résumé writers

Lone Star College System offers truck-driver training for veterans

Lone Star College System is one of six colleges nationwide to receive part of an $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to train veterans and military families for jobs in the transportation industry. The

Thomas Jozwiak: Medical Radiologic Technology class 2005

Thomas Jozwiak is a graduate of LSCS’s very first Medical Radiologic Technology class in 2005.  He served as the Radiology Student Association president and was directly responsible for numerous volunteer projects and fund raisers for the community. 

Raymond Craft: Former Student Pays it Forward at LSC-Kingwood Campus

Networking, leadership skills, and a quality education is what Raymond Craft earned at Lone Star College-Kingwood. His journey began in August 2008 and at which time he was an active Student Ambassador, a New Student Orientation Leader,