Nursing students give back through Star of Hope donation
12.14.2016 | By Jeannie Peng Mansyur
PASADENA, Texas – Several nursing students from Professor Maria Miranda’s mental health nursing class recently gathered at Star of Hope to give back this holiday season.
Crystal Amos, Jacqueline Vasquez, Professor Miranda, Theresa Sosa and Adrian Gonzaga (pictured from left to right) presented the organization with a donation of canned goods. Star of Hope meets the needs of homeless men, women and their children and is funded through public and private donations, the United Way, churches, civic/community groups, corporations, grants and foundations. More than 7,300 volunteers also assist the organization.
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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.