MSJC celebrates Class of 2011

Mt. San Jacinto College’s 46th annual commencement was held May 26 at the Ramona Bowl in Hemet. The college celebrated the 1,322 graduates who made up the Class of 2011. California Senator Bill Emmerson, R-Hemet, served as the commencement speaker. MSJC awarded about 1,649 associate’s degrees and 249 certificates for the 2010-2011 year. Last year, MSJC awarded 1,443 associate’s degrees and 188 certificates to 1,240 graduates.
For stories on the graduation, follow these links:
MSJC Graduation on May 26, 2011, featuring students Joe and Gaby Alcaraz
Pass Students Graduate from Mt San Jacinto College, featuring students Jennifer Moreno and Shawn Buzzini  
From The Press-Enterprise: Graduates may help solve the state's troubles
From The Valley Chronicle: MSJC graduates overcome obstacles
From the Californian: MSJC to issue diplomas to 1,300 graduates
Photo credit: Terri Orchard and the MSJC Public Information Office