Lone Star College to shine in new 55K-SF facilityLone Star College to shine in new 55K-SF facilityhttps://www.recenter.tamu.edu/news/newstalk-texas/?Item=139302016-07-21T05:00:00Z2016-07-21T19:15:00Z

​​HOUSTON - Lone Star College-North Harris broke ground this week on an approximately $19.2 million, 55,000-sf Construction and Skilled Trades Technology Center, according to a release. ​

The facility will feature six classrooms, a conference center, office space, and training labs for electrical, field service, and pipefitting tech along with HVAC-R programs.

Lone Star College System hit record-high student enrollment in 2015.

The fast-growing system reported 97,000 students last fall, with nearly 84,000 who will receive credit, making it the largest higher education institution in Houston. 

The system is the 22nd-biggest government-sector employer in the Houston area with 2,757 employees. 

A $485 million bond referendum approved by voters in 2014 is funding the educational building project. 

Houston Business Journal
Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land
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