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Congressman Gene Green

Representing the 29th District of Texas

San Jac North Awarded Over Half A Million Dollars

October 5, 2005
Press Release
Washington, DC - {TX-Congressman Gene Green (D-Houston) today announced that San Jacinto Community College North (SJCCN) has been awarded a grant by the Department of Education (DOE).  The grant was awarded under the Strengthening Institutions-Hispanic Serving Institutions Program for the amount of $604, 918.00.
The Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions Program (Developing HSI) is set up to expand educational opportunities for, and improve the academic attainment of, Hispanic students.  The Developing HSI program also enables Hispanic serving institutions to expand and enhance their academic offerings, program quality and institutional stability.
It gives me great pleasure to announce the grant award for San Jacinto Community College North, said Congressman Gene Green.  Im a firm believer that education is our future and we all know that our students are our future and with the addition of this Federal Grant, our future looks brighter." 
"San Jac North has done an exceptional job in encouraging our students to succeed and the numbers dont lie, they have been a success," conitued Congressman Gene Green.  "We will continue to work with San Jacinto Community College North and with the students in our community so that they receive all the assistance they need to fulfill their dreams.  Congratulations to the administration, the faculty and most of all, the students.