Corpus Christi, TX – October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and its purpose is to not only raise awareness of the common disorder, but advocate for acceptance and inclusion of the 400,000 people in the United States living with the condition.
Southern Careers Institute’s (SCI) Corpus Christi Campus recently partnered with a local family to raise funds for Special Hearts in the Arts and spread knowledge of Down Syndrome Awareness Month.
“Community means everything to SCI. We do what we can to support the causes that are important to our staff, students, and neighbors,” said Tammy Newsom, campus director for SCI Corpus Christi. “It’s an important part of what we do, and our students and staff always rise to the challenge.”
SCI staff and students came together to host a raffle in effort to raise funds to support Special Hearts in the Arts , a local organization that offers programs designed for individuals with special needs who want to explore art, music, dance, theater and film. In addition, The Up Brothers, Dalton and Blake Castillo, helped SCI raise awareness about this special month by providing a large lawn sign displayed at SCI’s Corpus Christi campus for all to see.
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About Southern Careers Institute
Southern Careers Institute began serving Texas students in 1960. They offer a diverse list of programs that create employment-ready students who can go on to serve their community. With eight convenient locations in Austin, Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Harlingen, Pharr, San Antonio NW Loop 410, San Antonio SW Military Drive, and Waco, Southern Careers Institute offers programs in:
- Business: Administrative Assistant, Business Administration, Business Accounting Specialist
- Beauty: Cosmetology Operator
- Medical: Medical Assistant, Medical Billing and Coding, Medical Office Specialist, Nurse Aide, Pharmacy Technician
- Technology: Computer Support Specialist, Software Development, Data Science, Cyber Security
- Trades: Automotive Service Technician, Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator, Electrical Technician, HVAC, Welding
SCI also offers an online and hybrid curriculum.
This article was published on: 11/19/21 12:51 PM
* SCI does not guarantee employment or a starting salary upon graduation, completion, or withdrawal from SCI. As an accredited post-secondary institution, SCI has various federal financial assistance programs available for students who qualify and are enrolled in SCI programs. This does not apply to seminar students.