Economy Archive

Building for the Future


(Re) Building Houston

  Hurricane Harvey left a wide path of destruction in its wake. Homes, businesses and infrastructure were all impacted and while recovery efforts are underway, it will take some time before the Houston area fully recovers. “Lone

Fuel Up Your Career

  2018 is shaping up to an exciting time for the Oil & Gas industry. According to a survey conducted by Rigzone, a leading online resource for oil and gas industry news, 47 percent of respondents believe

Lone Star Corporate College

  Partners with global corporations to provide customized training, open enrollment courses and professional seminars. We focus on the oil & gas, computer technology and advanced manufacturing sectors, but can also provide training for healthcare organizations and

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

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

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

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

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,

Leslie Gutierrez: A Change in Career Path Led to Nursing Success