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Office of External &
Employer Relations

Lone Star College’s Story of Growth

From 2010 to 2020, Lone Star College’s
households in the in-district service area
grew by 25% (Up from 599k to 791K).

2 In the past decade LSC experienced

tremendous growth adding two (2) new
locations, University Park and Houston

Since Fall 2011, LSC increased from
76,000 credit students to 86,000
students in Fall 2020 –13% increase.

10% LSC serves North Harris and Montgomery
counties, with 10% of our students
graduates feeding in from 14 service
areas and surrounding ISDs.

7 Campuses I 6 Centers I 8 Workforce Centers of Excellence I 2 University Centers
LSC-System Office, The Woodlands and LSC-System Office, University Park

Workforce Technology
Centers of Excellence

• LSC-Construction & Skilled Trades
Technology Center

• LSC-Energy & Manufacturing Institute

• LSC-Health Professions Centers

• LSC-Process Technology Center

• LSC-Science & Innovation Center

• LSC-Transportation & Global
• Logistics Technology Center

• LSC-Westway Park Technology Center

• Fallbrook Church

Baccalaureate Degrees
• BSN Bachelor of Science


• BAS Bachelor of Applied Science
Energy, Manufacturing &
Trades Management

• BAT Bachelor of Applied Technology

• 2021 Texas Governor Greg Abbott
approved LSC for two additional
Bachelor degrees

Office of External & Employer Relations Affiliations

• American Association of Community Colleges, • National Council for Workforce Education
Commission for Workforce & Economic • National Skills Coalition
Development • Society for Human Resource Management
• Texas Association of Business
• Community College Petrochemical Initiative • Texas Association of Community College Marketers
• Community College Workforce Consortium/Jobs for • Texas Administrators of Continuing Education
• Texas Association of College Technical Educators
the Future • Texas Community College Instructional Leaders
• Greater Houston Area Women’s • Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board
• Workforce Advisory Council
Chamber of Commerce • Texas Workforce Commission
• Greater Houston Partnership • Texas Pathways Institute
• Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce • The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce
• Houston-Galveston Area Council • The Woodlands Economic Development Partnership
• International Association of Drilling Contractors
• Manufacturing Skills Standard Council
• National Association of Manufacturing
• National Coalition of Advanced Technology Centers
• National Council for Continuing Education

and Training

Office of External & Employer Relations

Senior Associate Vice Chancellor
Linda L. Head

Workforce Administration Lone Star Corporate College
• Workforce Program Development • Customized Training
• Workforce Dual Credit • Student Job Development
• Workforce Grant Development • LSC-Transportation & Global
• Marketing Communications
• Special Projects Logistics Technology Center

Continuing Education Business Leadership Programs
• Industry Certification
• GED Small Business Consulting & Economic
• ESL Development
• Academy for Lifelong Learners

Veteran Services
• Veteran Education Benefits

• Veteran Financial Services

Office of External & Employer Relations

Our Mission

To support and impact the economic vitality and continued
success of 21st century global corporations and small
businesses in the greater Houston area by developing a
highly skilled talent pool, providing job training and career
education. Lone Star College workforce training is focused
on developing members of our community, serving veteran
and military-affiliated students.

SharePoint & External Site

Chancellor Advisory Councils

Special Projects and Grants

Areas of Study

Arts, Business & Information
Humanities, Professional Technology
Communication Services
& Design
Engineering, Health
Energy, Mathematics & Sciences
Manufacturing Sciences
& Construction Transportation &
Social/Behavioral Global Logistics
Public Safety & Sciences &
Human/Consumer Education

Workforce Technology Centers

Virtual Grand Opening

Office of External & Employer Relations

Executive Director, Workforce Administration
Christina Todd

Program Development Other Responsibilities

The development of Associate of Applied Formulating policies, managing daily operations,
Science degrees, certificates and fast track and planning the use of materials that are general
training in nature to be classified in any one functional
area of management or administration services
• Program Development (new, modification,
expansion, deactivation) • Perkins Grant

• Program Evaluation (annual report cards • Workforce Dual Credit
and program review)
• Board and Coordinating Board data / agenda
• Workforce Council item submission and tracking for the division

• Support areas of study curriculum council

Workforce Program Development

• Associate of Applied Science
degrees (AAS)

• Credit certificates
• Continuing Education certificates

• Customized contract training

Grant Funding Landing Pages & Check Signing Events

Office of External & Employer Relations

Executive Director, Leadership & Economic Development
Kay Fitzsimons

Leadership North Houston
• Focuses on established business professionals looking for the next level of engagement
• Network of 700+ leaders since 1995 linking the business community to LSC programs
• Collaboration with 8 community partners

Lone Star Leadership College
• Elevates the leadership capacity of LSC students through peer-to-peer learning
• 445 student participants since 2005
• Builds additional skills and credentials beyond the classroom experience

Leadership High School
• Prepares emerging generation to step up and lead as they prepare for college and careers
• 1,400+ student participants since 2004 from 59 high schools within LSC service area
• Exposure to Lone Star College facilities, programs, certifications and resources

CDI Texas
• Builds leadership and management capabilities of professionals developing communities
• National network of 6 sites endorsed by the Community Development Council
• Preparation for Professional Community and Economic Developer (PCED) certification

Outreach/Events – Latasha Jones
• Advisory Council Meetings and Focus Groups

Leadership Development

Office of External & Employer Relations

North Houston Economic Development Center
Promotes job creation and retention, as well as economic stability in the North Houston region.

• Provide economic development support for the unincorporated areas of the region

• Business recruitment and site selection assistance

• Collaborates with local chambers of
commerce, economic and community
development stakeholders and
political leaders

• Provides demographic data, labor force,
industry, and community assessment research
and reporting

• Business development assistance in
collaboration with other Lone Star College
economic development assets

Lone Star Corporate College

Student Career Advising &
Job Placement

Office of External & Employer Relations

Executive Director, Continuing Education
Connor O’Sullivan

Continuing Education
Fast track, non-credit entry level training and professional development
• Healthcare
• Truck Driving (CDL)
• Texas Alternative Teacher Certification
• Accounting and Supervision
• Information Technology
• Construction
• Manufacturing

U.S. Department of Apprenticeships
• Machining Technology
• Cybersecurity
• Mechatronics Technician
• Petroleum Field Service Technician programs


• Civics and Citizenship Classes

Continuing Education

Continuing Education

Academy for
Lifelong Learning

Office of External & Employer Relations

Executive Director, Veteran Services
Vickie Johnson

Veteran Outreach, Advising & Financial Services
• Coordination of system-wide Financial Services and Advising for veteran students
• Oversight and leadership in the development, integration, and execution of all

communication activities, including public media. In conjunction with System and
college staff, administers a comprehensive Veteran’s assistance program, and
develops, implements, and ensures consistency and compliance in such services

Veteran Communication
• Partner with the Armed Services Houston Area and Texas community to expand

relationships while sharing the LSC vision
• Responsible for Veterans and Military Affiliated student financial aid, lead the

Department of Defense and Texas Veterans Commission contract development and
implementation for all monies used to fund a VA student in education

Veteran Partnerships & Strategic Planning
• Work closely with the Senior AVC and Executive Directors to develop and

implement a comprehensive strategic plan for student recruitment.

Veteran Services

Office of External & Employer Relations

Director, Workforce Marketing
Amy F. Cooper

Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees, certificates and fast track programs
• Print materials for 170+ AAS degrees and certificates
• Maintain web pages for 170+ AAS degrees and certificates
• Maintain web pages for OEER departments
• Design additional specialty materials as needed per area of study
• Support broadcast & streaming advertising

Lone Star Continuing Education & Lone Star Corporate College
• Develop print schedules for Continuing Education, Academy for Lifelong Learning and

Discovery College for Fall/Spring/Summer
• Develop program & grant web pages

Special Events and Meetings The Team
• Manage a variety of special events & meetings in partnership with OEER outreach and
• Anthea Diaz
SO leadership
• Develop presentation slides for OEER, Chancellor and other LSC executive leadership • Keith Crear

members • Jarel Washington

Serve as the liaison between system office marketing and campus relations

Program Pages & Slicks

Commercials & Open House

Information Technology

Healthcare Live Entertainment Technology Lone Star Corporate College

Office of External & Employer Relations

Director, Outreach & Communication
Latasha Jones

Chancellor Advisory Councils

Student Recruitment
• Participate in College Days at local high schools
• Online outreach for advising

Lone Star College Promotion
• Participate in events for workforce education and corporate training

Special Event Coordination
• Virtual Workforce Open Houses
• Virtual Tours

Office of External & Employer Relations

Senior Business Manager
Janie Roland

• Budget management and overview
• Grant budget overview & operations
• Serve as liaison between division and procurement office for purchase

approvals, purchase reviews, and communications
• Enforce procurement process/procedures and compliance for division

Human Resources
• Job posting management and overview division wide
• Management of HR processes/procedures/compliance for division
• Review and manage job descriptions as needed to ensure all have Sr.

AVC approval and are in-line with OEER goals

• Contract management and tracking for the entire division
• Serve as liaison between division and Office of General Counsel
• Responsible for contract submission, manage renewals, and terminations

with Sr. AVC review and approval
• Responsible for notifying if items need to go to the board for review and


Office of External & Employer Relations

• Management and overview of roughly $12.5M
• Grant Management and overview of roughly $7M

Human Resources
• Number of employees in Division

• Part-Time – 311
• Full-Time - 130

• DEER Contracts – 87

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