“I look at myself in the mirror and say, ‘I’m a college president?’” Dr. James Houpis smiles self-deprecatingly. The son of blue collar parents, a married father while still in school, working multiple jobs while taking nearly a decade to finish his education, the new president of Modesto Junior College explodes the image of Ivory… continue reading.
Written by Megan Lowery, SCOEPhotos Provided by SCOE It has been 18 months since the official launch of the Stanislaus Cradle to Career Partnership. Community leaders have been working hard behind the scenes to develop the necessary infrastructure to sustain collective efforts over the long haul. “One of the first things we established were five action… continue reading.