Tomball Regional Health Foundation (TRHF) recently awarded Lone Star College-Tomball with $379,188, for support of the allied health programs at the college. The initial gift of $64,188 will be used to purchase equipment that will enhance instruction in LSC-Tomball's nursing and pharmacy technology programs. Later this year and for the next four years thereafter, the foundation will provide $63,000 to pay the salary and stipend for an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) instructor.
"We are grateful to be able to provide this funding to Lone Star College-Tomball for the equipment and faculty that they need to expand their nursing and pharmacy tech program," said Jack Smith, chairman of the Tomball Regional Health Foundation.
TRHF's vision is to become a catalyst for measurable health and wellness improvements in Tomball and the surrounding communities.
"We sincerely thank Tomball Regional Health Foundation for their support," said Susan Karr, LSC-Tomball president. "Their donation will help us in our goal of providing quality education to our students and qualified health care providers to the Tomball community. TRHF has always been a great partner and we look forward to continuing our partnership with them in the future."
LSC-Tomball is a primary provider of nurses and first responders in the area; 60 percent of nurses and 84 percent of first responders are trained at a community college like LSC-Tomball.
To learn more, visit www.lonestar.edu/tomball or call 281-351-3310.