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HCC Aims to Help Satisfy Growing Demand for Cybersecurity Professionals with New Center

7/11/22
In the past few years, industries have adjusted to meet the evolving demands of technological capabilities. Concurrently, Houston has seen significant advances in higher education. From Rice…
Economic Development

Rice University to Open International Campus in Paris

6/27/22
Rice University is going international, announcing its first international campus is opening in Paris this week to expand global education and research opportunities. According to a press release,…
Education

Higher Education Commissioner: Urgent Action Needed to Address Texas Skills Needs

6/14/22
The shift toward an innovation-based, technology-enabled economy has rapidly changed the skills and credentials needed by Texans in the workforce. Many individuals have struggled to keep pace. A new…
Economic Development

Employers Tap First-Gen Students as 'Rising Stars' Through University of St. Thomas Internship Program

6/13/22
In his scrubs, sneakers and surgical mask, Peter Nguyen looks a lot like other staff of the Houston Methodist Research Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education (MITIE℠), in the Texas…
Economic Development

Recognizing Workforce STARs a Competitive Advantage

5/26/22
There’s a tendency in the United States to think of workers with bachelor’s degrees and other advanced degrees as skilled talent and those without as low-skill workers. But that’s not the case – and…
Education

HCC's New "Resiliency Center" Aims to Bolster Disaster Preparedness, Recovery

4/29/22
Houston Community College recently announced it will open the “Resiliency Center of Excellence” to strengthen the city’s disaster preparedness and recovery efforts. In the past six years, the Houston…