Bill Text: TX SR160 | 2017 | 85th Legislature 1st Special Session | Enrolled

Bill Title: Recognizing Juan E. Mejia for receiving the Nelson Administrative Leadership Award.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-15 - Reported enrolled [SR160 Detail]

Download: Texas-2017-SR160-Enrolled.html
         WHEREAS, The Senate of the State of Texas is pleased to
  recognize Dr. Juan E. Mejia, who has been named the recipient of
  the Nelson Administrative Leadership Award by the Texas
  Association of Community Colleges; and
         WHEREAS, Dr. Mejia is the provost and vice president for
  academic and student affairs at Tyler Junior College; he received
  a bachelor's degree in education from Texas A&M University--Corpus
  Christi before earning a master's degree in adult education and a
  doctorate in educational leadership from Texas A&M
  University--Kingsville; and
         WHEREAS, Over the course of his distinguished career,
  Dr. Mejia has been instrumental in the growth and development of
  community colleges across the state; he played a vital role as
  Texas State Technical Institute made the transition to Texas
  State Technical College, and he was a founder of South Texas
  Community College and led the institution's evolution to become
  South Texas College; and
         WHEREAS, Community colleges enroll nearly half of the
  state's college students and are an essential part of the higher
  education landscape in Texas; the leadership and vision of
  educators like Dr. Mejia ensure that these institutions will
  continue to play an important role in making Texas a better place
  in which to live, work, and raise a family; and
         WHEREAS, An exemplary educator and administrator,
  Dr. Mejia is respected and admired by colleagues and students
  alike, and it is truly fitting that he receive special
  recognition for his outstanding contributions to the state; now,
  therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Texas, 85th
  Legislature, 1st Called Session, hereby commend Dr. Juan
  E. Mejia on his commitment to higher education and extend
  congratulations to him on receiving the Nelson Administrative
  Leadership Award; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution be prepared for
  him as an expression of high regard from the Texas Senate.
        President of the Senate
        I hereby certify that the
    above Resolution was adopted by
    the Senate on August 15, 2017.
        Secretary of the Senate
         Member, Texas Senate