Senate Resolution No. 81
Offered by Senator Lauwers
WHEREAS, It is with great pleasure that this legislative body join the entire
state of Michigan in congratulating St. Clair County Community College on its
100th Anniversary. St. Clair Community College strives to maximize student
success and to create an academic and cultural environment that empowers
students to succeed; and
WHEREAS, St. Clair County Community College was established when the
Port Huron Area School District approved the establishment of Port Huron Junior
College on June 11, 1923, with one building and 34 students in the initial class.
Since that time, the community and the college have grown hand in hand,
expanding to eleven buildings in the heart of Port Huron, steps from the St. Clair
River and Lake Huron, and serving the needs of thousands of students each and
every year; and
WHEREAS, Through associate degrees, certificates, and transfer pathways with
four-year institutions, St. Clair Community College prepares students for rewarding
careers. Their commitment to providing access to an affordable college education
and meeting community needs is unwavering and contributes greatly to the economic
vitality of not only the surrounding area, but all across Michigan and beyond; and
WHEREAS, St. Clair County Community College is known for its faculty expertise
and programs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM),
nursing, radiologic technology, respiratory therapy, and business, along with a
multitude of workforce training and certificate programs; and
WHEREAS, Over the last 100 years, St. Clair County Community College has
established itself as a competitive educational institution with an exciting and
promising future benefiting the residents of this state; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED BY THE SENATE, That the members of this legislative body
congratulate St. Clair County Community College on its 100th Anniversary.
Adopted by the Senate, November 8, 2023.
Secretary of the Senate