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Calendar date May 15SJC again named finalist for prestigious Aspen Prize
(Inside DP.com)

San Jacinto College has again been named as a finalist for the prestigious Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. Previously a 2017 finalist, SJC will again compete for a $1 million prize awarded for community college student access and success. The winner of the prize will be announced in Washington DC in March of 2019.  Read More >>

Calendar date May 15Aspen Institute again names San Jacinto College a finalist for prestigious Aspen Prize
(Guidry News)

The Aspen Institute for Community College Excellence has once again named San Jacinto College 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.  Read More >>

Calendar date May 15Texas, Florida Colleges Dominate Aspen Finalists
(Inside Higher Ed)

The Aspen Institute has named the 10 finalists for the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence today. The biennial award recognizes two-year institutions that are improving student outcomes and access.  Read More >>

Calendar date May 15Familiar faces — and a few new ones — among Aspen Prize finalists
(Community College Daily)

The Aspen Institute has announced finalists for its 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence, which can be bundled into threes: Three are from Florida (two of which have made the finalist list three times), three are from Texas and three are making the top 10 list for the first time.  Read More >>

Calendar Date June 26San Jacinto named a top 10 college for second time
(Chron.com)

For the second time, San Jacinto College has made it into the Top 10 rankings of the Aspen Institute’s best community colleges in the nation. In announcing its top 10 picks in May, the Washington, D.C.-based institute cited how San Jac has increased degrees and certificates awarded to students by 33 percent within five years.  Read More >>