PASADENA, Texas – The December San Jacinto College commencement ceremony will take place virtually on Friday, December 11, 2020.
A celebratory video will be posted to the College’s website on December 11 at 7 p.m. Eligible graduates have been invited to submit a photo for the virtual celebration, and all eligible graduates' names will be read that evening, along with their photo and credential information. Remarks will also be provided by San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer and other special guests.
“While we wish we could hold this ceremony in person, due to the continued COVID-19 concerns in our region, we have made the decision to hold this ceremony online,” said Dr. Brenda Hellyer, San Jacinto College Chancellor. “We are excited to celebrate the successes of our fall 2020 class and so incredibly proud of their accomplishments.”
About San Jacinto College
Surrounded by monuments of history, evolving industries, maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has served the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. San Jacinto College is among the top 10 community colleges in the nation as designated by the Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence, and was named an Achieving the Dream Leader College of Distinction in 2020. The College spans five campuses serving approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students annually, and offers more than 200 degrees and certificates across eight major areas of study that put students on a path to transfer to four-year institutions or enter the workforce. San Jacinto College’s impact on the region totals $1.3 billion in added income, which supports 13,044 jobs. The College is fiscally sound, holding bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s.