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Update – December 15, 2011

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Hello San Jacinto College —

Whew! The fall semester is almost over… a few finals, grades, and graduation left to go, and then all those details that occur in every support area to make sure that we really have a “wrap” on the semester.  I hope your semester has gone well!  And I hope that some of the strategies we’ve been implementing for student success are working and having an impact on your students.

I know our faculty members are always looking for the most effective ways to connect, engage, and teach our diverse student population.  I thank you for being innovative and willing to take a chance on trying something different.  I have been traveling to the campuses, having “Faculty Conversations” over the past few weeks, and I have enjoyed hearing concerns, questions, and ideas from the faculty.  To those of you who have been able to come out and talk, thank you for fitting these sessions into your schedule.  I plan to continue with these causal conversations with all employee groups during the spring semester. Read the rest of this entry »