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Should More Texas Community Colleges Be Allowed to Offer Four-Year Degrees?

Posted on · (Above: A class at Lone Star College. Photo: Laura Isensee | Houston Public Media) Right now, just three community colleges in the state of Texas are allowed to offer four-year bachelor's degrees. Houston's Lone Star College is not one of them, but wants to be. Lone Star College Chancellor Dr. Steve Head argues allowing schools […]

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Community Colleges Offering 4-Year Degrees, and Mystery Author Philip Kerr: Thursday’s Show (April 13, 2017)

Posted on · (Above: A class at Lone Star College. Photo: Laura Isensee | Houston Public Media) Right now, just three community colleges in the state of Texas are allowed to offer four-year bachelor's degrees. Houston's Lone Star College is not one of them, but wants to be. Lone Star College Chancellor Dr. Steve Head argues allowing schools […]

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Houston Production of ‘Doubt’ Examines an Uncertain World

Posted on · Lone Star College-CyFair's drama department presents John Patrick Shanley's play Doubt, A Parable from March 27 to April 12. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play was written just a decade ago but is set in a Catholic school in the Bronx in 1964. It explores what happens when a nun, without direct evidence, suspects […]

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Houston Educators Encouraging More Students to Go Into Trades

Posted on · We talk with Dr. Stephen Head, the Chancellor of Lone Star College, and Peter Beard, the Senior Vice President of Regional Workforce Development at the Greater Houston Partnership, about their efforts to encourage and train students for careers in trades amid a workforce skill gap.