Community members receive computer training for free through T-PEG

03.07.2017 | By Jeannie Peng Mansyur

PASADENA, Texas – Community members at Neighborhood Centers, Inc. (NCI) were able to take advantage of free computer training, thanks to a Texas Public Education Grant (T-PEG).

Delivered by the San Jacinto College Continuing and Professional Development division, the Intro to MS Office course covered the fundamentals of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Neighborhood Centers, Inc., serves 24,400 people in Pasadena through the Cleveland-Ripley Neighborhood Center. The Center supports residents in the Pasadena and South Houston community and families with children attending local schools, according to the NCI website.

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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, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Top 10 finalist and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 30,000 students each semester benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers seven areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to a four-year college or university or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

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