Update – May 15, 2018

on May 15, 2018 in Weekly Update

Good Morning San Jacinto College Employees –

I want to make sure that all of you have seen this announcement that went out earlier this morning!

Congratulations to each of you on this outstanding recognition of your hard work!  It is absolutely amazing that San Jacinto College has reached the top 10 finalist stage again!

I thank you for your dedication and commitment to San Jacinto College and our students!!Be proud of yourselves!  


Aspen Institute Again Names San Jacinto College a Top 10 Finalist!

San Jacinto College today was named as one of 10 finalists for the prestigious 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, the nation’s preeminent recognition of high achievement and performance in America’s community colleges.  During the remainder of this year, the Aspen Institute will complete a rigorous review process that includes:

  • Examination of data on learning, graduation, workforce, and equitable outcomes for all students
  • Multi-day site visits to each of the 10 finalist institutions

In early 2019, a distinguished Prize Jury will select:

  • Grand Prize Winner
  • Finalists-with-distinction
  • Rising Star

San Jacinto College was recognized as a top 5 community college in the nation in 2017, receiving the Rising Star Award last year.

Watch the special announcement from San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer.

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