San Jacinto College recognized for excellence in public relations
PASADENA, Texas — San Jacinto College is among the list of prestigious winners in the Public Relations Society of America Houston Chapter's 2021 Excalibur Awards.
The College was awarded a Silver Excalibur Award from PRSA Houston for the 2020 Annual Report to the Community. The Excalibur Awards, held this year at the Houston Botanic Garden, honor outstanding professional accomplishments in the development and execution of comprehensive public relations programs, campaigns, and individual tactics.
"I congratulate the marketing and public relations teams for this award," said Teri Crawford, vice chancellor for external relations at the College. "So much planning, writing, designing, editing, and post-production goes into this project, and I am extremely proud of everyone involved for their continued hard work, professionalism, and dedication to promoting San Jacinto College."
The San Jacinto College report to the community highlights the annual accomplishments of students, employees, alumni, and donors, while also providing a financial snapshot of the institution and information about the San Jacinto College Foundation.
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 people 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 serves 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.