Archive for September, 2011

Weekly Update – September 18, 2011

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Hello San Jac —

What a week it has been. On behalf of the soccer team, South Campus, and the entire San Jacinto College community, I want to express my sincere appreciation for your outpouring of prayer, counsel, concerns, and financial support for the family and friends of Jose Perez. On Saturday, I went by the BBQ fundraiser, which was being held in conjunction with the women’s softball double, double-header. There was great attendance and wide support. I noticed a couple of our Gator baseball players cheering in the stands, and several Central Campus PTK students dishing up the BBQ. The fundraising event appeared to be a huge success. South Campus President, Maureen Murphy, will be sending out more details and an official thanks in the near future. Read the rest of this entry »

Weekly Update – September 9, 2011

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Hello San Jacinto College Community –

We are two weeks into the fall semester, and I hope that all of you have recuperated from the hectic pace and the long lines that go with the kick-off of a semester. Now that the semester is underway, we need to move into our “Just One More” focus, which is based on the premise that each of us (all staff, administrators, and faculty) has a role in encouraging students to stay committed to completing their classes successfully and finishing the semester. We want our students to finish what they start.  This begins with one class, one semester, and then, ultimately, certificates and degrees. Those certificates and degrees translate into completion for us, but they translate into accomplishment and achievement for our students and marketable credentials for jobs. Read the rest of this entry »