The Blinn College District has named 2,417 students to its academic honors lists for the Spring 2020 semester.
Blinn named 1,144 students to its Chancellor’s Scholars List and 1,273 to the Deans’ Scholars List. To be named a Chancellor’s Scholar, students must earn a 3.75 GPA, complete at least 12 credit hours, and pass all their courses. Students must attain a 3.25 GPA, complete at least 12 credit hours, and pass all their courses to earn Deans’ Scholar recognition.
“Despite the upheaval all of us felt this Spring due to COVID-19, these students continued to demonstrate their talent and dedication to excellence in the classroom,” said Dr. Mary Hensley, Chancellor of the Blinn College District. “It is a privilege to recognize them for their hard work in the midst of a semester that presented unprecedented challenges.”
Blinn’s honorees came from across the State of Texas and beyond, including Arizona, Australia, Brazil, California, Canada, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Honduras, Illinois, India, Japan, Kenya, Louisiana, Maryland, Mexico, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nigeria, Oklahoma, Scotland, Utah, Virginia, and Washington.
To view the full list of honorees, visit www.blinn.edu/honors.
Blinn’s academic transfer rate is the highest in the state, according to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, and Blinn has partnered with Texas A&M University to develop pioneering co-enrollment programs such as the Texas A&M-Blinn TEAM Program, the Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn-Bryan, and the Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn-Brenham.
As a member of the RELLIS Academic Alliance, Blinn offers courses at The Texas A&M University System’s RELLIS Campus that transfer seamlessly into the four-year bachelor’s degree programs offered by The Texas A&M University System regional universities also located onsite. For more information, visit www.blinn.edu/RELLIS.
According to data from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board’s CollegeForAllTexans.com, out-of-district Blinn students taking 30 credit hours will save $4,514 (44%) in tuition and fees compared to in-state residents at the average Texas public university.
Registration is now open for Blinn’s Summer I, Summer II, and Fall semesters. Students can enroll in the Summer I semester through Tuesday, June 2, and classes will run Wednesday, June 3, through Wednesday, July 1. Registration for the Summer II semester is available through Sunday, July 5, and classes will run Monday, July 6, through Monday, Aug. 3. More information regarding the Summer semester, including course offerings and resources, can be found at www.blinn.edu/summer.
The Fall semester will include face-to-face, blended, and online courses, and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Fall semester registration is open through Sunday, Aug. 23, and classes begin Monday, Aug. 24.
Prospective students can apply to Blinn via the ApplyTexas.org application. Once admitted, they can register for classes at https://my.blinn.edu. Blinn recommends that all students speak to an academic advisor prior to registering for classes. Students can chat online with a Blinn admissions specialist between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, at www.blinn.edu/admissions, and can call Enrollment Services at 979-830-4800.
In addition to Blinn’s low tuition and fees, the Blinn Foundation offers more than 200 endowed scholarships available to incoming and returning students from a wide range of backgrounds, majors, and experiences. Current and prospective students can complete a single application to apply for all Blinn scholarships at www.blinn.edu/scholarships.
To schedule a visit with a prospective student advisor, please see www.blinn.edu/virtual-visit.