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Career Training Centers of Excellence

  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

Advantages of attending Lone Star College add up

Did you know you could take two years of classes at Lone Star College for the cost of a single semester at the University of Texas? Attending a community college like Lone Star College is a smart

Not sure about going back to college? It’s easier than you think!

When adults in the Houston area need to re-tool for a new career, Lone Star College is the ultimate resource. To make the most of a return to the classroom, LSC advises that you start the process

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

FastTrack training for veterans

When a military veteran says “I’ve got your six,” it means they’re watching your back. Lone Star College knows the sacrifice our veterans have made and have their six when it comes to helping them rejoin the

The Two-Year Story: Best-Kept Secrets

Want to know a secret? Seventy-eight percent of college students in Texas begin their journey toward a bachelor’s degree by first attending a community college like Lone Star College.  There are many reasons LSC is one of

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

Lone Star College Doing Its Part to Bridge the Skills Gap in Manufacturing

Lone Star Corporate College partners with global corporations to provide personalized training, open enrollment courses and professional seminars. Energy, computer technology and advanced manufacturing sectors are the primary workforce sectors, but LSCC also provides training for retail, hospitality,

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

More Than A Job

When a friend’s father suggested that Ryan Rios attend a machining pre-apprenticeship certification program at Lone Star College-Conroe Center, he was skeptical. However, he investigated and soon discovered that there was a great demand for machinists in

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