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Hello San Jacinto College Community –

This week I spent several days with three of the College’s Trustees at the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) Leadership Congress. This was the 41st annual conference, and its theme was: Community Colleges are Indispensable to Reinvigorating the Economy: Renewing Our Commitment to Access, Excellence, and Student Success. Throughout the conference activities, there was an excitement regarding the increased national focus on community colleges and the growing realization that community colleges play an extraordinary role in reinvigorating the economy.  There were many discussions around the imperative for community colleges across the country to emphasize and focus on student success as we continue our mission of access and opportunity. All community colleges were called to action – the action to be deliberate about student success and to join the National Community College Completion Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »