Lone Star College System is a major contributor to the local, regional and state economy and is a sound economic investment.
At Lone Star College, our number one goal is student success and credential completion. The future economic growth of our city and our state depends on having a well-educated and highly-skilled workforce.
Lone Star College believes it imperative that we do better. That's why Lone Star College recently launched My Degree Counts with a goal to increase the region's college graduation rate by 1 percent by the year 2013, which translates into a $4.2 billion lift for the Houston regional economy. Our fast-track career and technical education programs and certifications can be sequenced to get students working in their field while continuing on the path to finishing their degree.
Lone Star College System is deeply committed to accelerating student success, increasing graduation rates and improving our economy.
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Booming Oil Industry Struggles
to Fill Jobs- NPR
The oil industry can't find enough new workers to replace an aging workforce. Recruiters are busy finding a new generation of workers and training programs have sprung up to prepare them. Lone Star College is just one of the organizations training new workers for what has been dubbed the great crew change within the oil industry.
As Workers Age, Oil Industry Braces
For Skills Gap- NPR
Lone Star Corporate College responds with training programs to assist in training the new recruits in the oil and gas industry taking over for the retirees. Jeff Brady with NPR reports.
Finding Oil, But Not the Skilled Workers - NPR
Lone Star College System adds fast-track training programs to aid in finding skilled workers for Houston’s booming oil and gas industry. Dave Fehling with State Impact reports.
Lone Star College System Workforce Training Partnership Latest Agreement Signed in Brazil - CBS