PASADENA, Texas — San Jacinto College (SJC) eye care technology students and faculty participated in the See to Succeed program this month at the Good Neighbor Healthcare Center, delivering free screenings and examinations to students across the Houston metroplex region.
The program works to identify first-12th grade students who need eyeglasses. In the near future, SJC students will assist in the delivery and fit of the eyeglasses at the various schools. The See to Succeed program is coordinated by the Houston Department of Health and Human Services (HDHHS). Partners include San Jacinto College, University of Houston (UH) College of Optometry, Essilor Vision Foundation, Wal-Mart, Berkley Eye Center, Luxottica Group Foundation, Eye Care for Kids, and Memorial Area Assistance Ministries.
Pictured from left to right: San Jacinto College student Atmu Samin gives a near point of conversion exam to Ri'Shella Foy from Peck Elementary School. Photo credit: Jeannie Peng-Armao, San Jacinto College marketing department.
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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, for more than 50 years. The Achieving the Dream Leader College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of 30,000 students in more than 200 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career preparation. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $630 million each year to the Texas workforce. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College.
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