Black History Celebration honors leaders in education at San Jacinto College
Jeannie Peng-Armao-- February 27, 2012
PASADENA, Texas — San Jacinto College Central Campus recently hosted "Significant Moments in Black History: Access to Education," honoring the legacies of leaders who impacted the world of higher education.
The program included an invocation by Veronica Jammer, dean of health sciences; a performance by Shannon Hinton, career and employment coordinator; introduction of speaker by Dr. Deborah Myles, dean of student development; and a presentation by Yvonne Frear, professor of African American studies.
Pictured is Professor Yvonne Frear during her presentation on significant moments and leaders who helped make higher education accessible to everyone. Photo credit: Jeannie Peng-Armao, San Jacinto College marketing department.
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