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$8.7 million grant awarded to train 1,250 low-income and TANF recipients for careers in health care

10.16.2015 | By Jeannie Peng-Armao

The United States Department of Health and Human Services has awarded an $8.7 million grant to San Jacinto College and partners for training that will move more people into the health care job areas that are experiencing a shortage of qualified employees.

Workforce training courses move workers up and into jobs

10.07.2015 | By Jeannie Peng-Armao

Lynn Hobbs, a project manager and master electrician for Austin Industrial, often hears of the problems employers face when trying to find the right people who possess skills in the craft trades. This is why she has gone back into the classroom at San Jacinto College to teach those who are new to industry and to help current workers upskill.