Three San Jacinto College students were recently awarded scholarships by the International Transportation Management Association, a business group that focuses on logistics issues. The students excel in the San Jacinto College International Business and Logistics (IBUS) program, and each one earned a $1,900 scholarship, based on their intentions to pursue careers in international logistics. People attending the scholarship luncheon included (from left): Dr. Kerry Mix, San Jacinto College North Campus dean of business and technology; scholarship recipient Xitlallic Andrade; The Honorable Ed Emmett, Harris County Judge (keynote speaker); scholarship recipient Christina Espinosa; San Jacinto College IBUS instructor James Blount; scholarship recipient Mirna Cruz; and Ernest Davila, North Campus business and professional department chair. Submitted photo.
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an Achieving the Dream Leader College, San Jacinto College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of approximately 30,000 credit students. The College offers 186 degrees and certificates, with 46 technical programs and a university transfer division. Students benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success, and job training programs that are renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.