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Update – September 18, 2018

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Good Morning San Jacinto College Community,

Today (September 18th) is an important date in history for San Jacinto College.  At 8:30 a.m. on September 18, 1961, San Jacinto College opened its doors in an old store front in downtown Pasadena to register its first students.  History has it that the lines formed on the sidewalks of downtown Pasadena long before the doors opened, and that registration continued until 10:00 p.m. that evening.  The tally at the end of the registration period on that first day was that more than 700 students had enrolled.  By the end of the week, enrollment reached 876 students. With this, San Jacinto College set a record for first year enrollment for Texas junior colleges, and the total was the second largest first year enrollment for all Texas colleges.  Read the rest of this entry »