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Update – December 10, 2015

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Good Morning San Jacinto College Community –

Yesterday, I received the official certified count for degrees and certificates awarded for academic year 2014-2015. I hope you are sitting down!

For 2014-2015, 6,144 degrees and certificates were awarded! This is an increase of 954 awards (18.4%) as compared to 5,190 credentials awarded for academic year 2013-2014. I hope each of you take a few minutes to celebrate this amazing accomplishment! If you are interested in the breakdown of the awards, see below. I thank each of you for your commitment to teaching and for supporting our students! Read the rest of this entry »

Update – December 2, 2014

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Good afternoon San Jacinto College Community –

I love to talk about the amazing work going on at San Jacinto College.  Just yesterday, I was invited by a professor to his EDUC 1300 class where students were discussing the value of education, its impact on society, and what steps they needed to take to achieve their goals.  I then met with reporters who were interviewing our students about the tremendous career opportunities available in our region for students who complete their credentials in several of our technical programs.  I wrapped up the afternoon with an interview on the work that San Jacinto College is doing to engage public education and business and industry partners around the implementation of House Bill 5.  It was an exciting first day back from Thanksgiving break!! Read the rest of this entry »