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SEA Presents Personality Workshop

SEA Presents Personality Workshop

Chance Koch, Contributing Writer
March 10, 2017
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

The Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) office of San Jacinto College South Campus is presenting True Colors on March 27, a workshop aimed at teaching students about their personalities and demonstrating how different personality types can impact teamwork. SEA Specialist Jill Johnson, the coordinator...

SJC Board Unanimously Votes to Cut Four Athletic Teams

SJC Board Unanimously Votes to Cut Four Athletic Teams

Abigail Ochoa, Contributing Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

Tears and frustration filled the room at the San Jacinto College District Board of Trustees meeting Nov. 7 when four of six competitive sports teams were eliminated from the College’s athletics program. The Board unanimously voted to cut Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball, and Men’s...

Pharmacy Tech Wraps Semester With ‘Ugly Sweater’ Festivities

Pharmacy Tech Wraps Semester With ‘Ugly Sweater’ Festivities

Keyana Bourda, Contributing Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

As the fall semester draws to a close, nothing brings out the spirit of the season more than excessive holiday decorations, repetitive holiday music, and ugly holiday sweaters. This time of year is perfect for coming together with family, friends, coworkers, and peers to celebrate, and that is exactly...

Workshop Aims to Curb Domestic Violence Through Bystander Intervention

Workshop Aims to Curb Domestic Violence Through Bystander Intervention

Justin Barbosa, Contributing Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life

Students and faculty gathered on the San Jacinto College South Campus Nov. 10 for Bringing in the Bystander, a workshop highlighting domestic violence presented as a joint effort by Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) from the three campuses. The event educated participants on issues of rape and...

Student Conference Sessions Highlight Soft Skills for Success

Justen Reyes, Contributing Writer
November 18, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life

San Jacinto College South Campus hosted the Second Annual Student Conference Nov. 11 featuring an array of workshops aimed at enhancing the skills students need to find success in today’s competitive job market. College Preparatory coordinator Emily Savino said students were given a “professional...

SJC Board Set to Vote on Athletic Program Cuts Nov. 7

SJC Board Set to Vote on Athletic Program Cuts Nov. 7

Times Staff
November 4, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life

The Board of Trustees of the San Jacinto Community College District will vote Nov.7 on whether to discontinue four of the six competitive athletic programs offered at the College. The programs up for elimination include Men’s and Women’s Basketball, Women’s Volleyball, and Men’s Soccer. If passed,...

Veterans Appreciation Week Events Scheduled on All Campuses

Veterans Appreciation Week Events Scheduled on All Campuses

McKenzie Sandefur & Justen Reyes, Contributing Writers
November 4, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

On the day of remembrance for the men and women who sacrificed to serve their country, San Jacinto College is commemorating Veterans Day with tributes scheduled across the College during Veterans Appreciation Week. Veterans Day 2016 will kick off with the Annual Flag Raising and Appreciation Ceremony...

SEA Hosting Thanksgiving Food Drive

SEA Hosting Thanksgiving Food Drive

Keyana Bourda, Contributing Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

The holiday season is a time for families to come together, usually with a lot of food and full of thanks for their well-being. However, some people are not that fortunate, and they struggle every single day, sometimes alone, worrying what and when their next meal will be. Some of those people are students...

Posters Pay Tribute to Heroes of Hispanic Heritage

Posters Pay Tribute to Heroes of Hispanic Heritage

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
November 4, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

National Hispanic Heritage Month kicked off Sept. 15 for a month-long tribute honoring the history, culture and individual contributions of people who are from, or descendant from, Spanish-speaking countries. San Jacinto College Central Campus history students participated in the nationwide commemoration...

Safe Zone/Ally Workshop Offers Insight on LGBT Issues

Justin Barbosa, Contributing Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life

October was LGBT History Month, a national observance paying tribute to the historical rights movements of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender community. As part of the commemoration, San Jacinto College South Campus offered a Safe Zone/Ally Training workshop Oct. 18 aimed at educating participants...

Radio Personality to Host Veteran Job Search Seminar

Radio Personality to Host Veteran Job Search Seminar

Alejandra Cajero, Contributing Writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life, Showcase

Coming home after years of serving in the military, many veterans encounter difficulties while adjusting to civilian life. San Jacinto College veteran student Trey Seymour experienced one of those hardships, post-military employment, firsthand. “When you get out of the military no one tells you...

Training Sessions Take Aim at Preventing Sexual Violence

Training Sessions Take Aim at Preventing Sexual Violence

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
October 21, 2016
Filed under News and Student Life

San Jacinto College is presenting Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention (SHARP), a unisex self-defense course founded on the statistic-based research of what works in a threatening situation. Student Engagement and Activities Coordinator Daniel Byars said the College continues to offer the SHARP program,...

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