San Jacinto Times

Career Services Hosts Dining Etiquette Luncheon

Career Services Hosts Dining Etiquette Luncheon

Jailene Sanchez, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

**This event was cancelled** The office of Career Services on the San Jacinto College South Campus is hosting an Etiquette Luncheon April 30 to give student employees an opportunity to practice the fundamental rules of etiquette in a professional dining setting. South Campus Career Services Co...

Earth Day Celebrations Feature ‘Protect Our Species’ Theme

Earth Day Celebrations Feature ‘Protect Our Species’ Theme

Brooke Hogan, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

The offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the three San Jacinto College campuses are hosting Earth Day celebrations aimed at helping students better understand how their actions affect the environment, and how to adopt practices that protect the earth and different animal species. Former...

Workshop Teaches Strategies to Deal with Difficult People

Workshop Teaches Strategies to Deal with Difficult People

Kate Burkett, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

San Jacinto College North Campus is hosting a professional development workshop April 24 titled Dealing with Difficult People. The workshop, hosted by the office of Career Services, teaches participants conflict resolution skills that can benefit both their careers and personal relationships. Central...

Presentation Prepares Future Leaders for Work Force

Presentation Prepares Future Leaders for Work Force

Stephanie Paulin, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2019

A collaboration between the offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) and Career Services is bringing a workshop titled Leadership in the Workplace to the three academic campuses of San Jacinto College to groom students for leadership roles in the workforce. Central Campus SEA Specialist...

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations Set Across District

Cinco de Mayo Celebrations Set Across District

April 12, 2019

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo is a long-held tradition at San Jacinto College, and each year the offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the three academic campuses organize festivities to commemorate the widely popular holiday while providing an opportunity for students to de-stress from the...

New College Event Spotlights Mental Illness, Suicide Prevention

New College Event Spotlights Mental Illness, Suicide Prevention

Hailey Morgan, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019

Students on the three academic campuses of San Jacinto College will get a fresh look at mental health April 8 when the first-ever Fresh Check Day kicks off a three-day tour beginning April 8 on the South Campus. Founded in 2011 by the Jordan Porco Foundation, Fresh Check Day features interactive activities...

Spring Fundraising Fests Coming in April

Spring Fundraising Fests Coming in April

Gissel Viramontes, Student Editorial Adviser

March 29, 2019

The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the Central Campus is hosting Spring Fling 2019 on April 3 while SEA North and South Campuses scheduled their spring festivities for April 2 and 4, respectively. Central Campus SEA Coordinator Amanda Rose said the yearly event is an opportunity...

Career Fair Connects Students With Hospitality Industry

Career Fair Connects Students With Hospitality Industry

Daniel Manglicmont, Contributing Writer

March 29, 2019

The office of Career Services on the San Jacinto College North Campus will host a hiring fair April 3 aimed at connecting students interested in the hospitality industry with professionals working in the field. Jiselle Wilson, a North Campus Career Specialist who organized the Hospitality Professions...

Scholarship Competition Seeks Out San Jac ‘Sharks’

Scholarship Competition Seeks Out San Jac ‘Sharks’

Kevin Zambrano, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

San Jacinto College is inviting students with the most innovative business ideas to participate in the first-ever Venture Pitch competition taking place April 10 on the South Campus. Tomorrow is the last day to apply. Individual students or teams of up to three people, from any discipline, can participate...

Women’s History Panels Feature Local Leaders

Women’s History Panels Feature Local Leaders

Kate Burkett, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

San Jacinto College is celebrating Women’s History Month by hosting panel discussions on the three main academic campuses titled Women in Leadership. The panels, hosted by the offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA), will feature successful women leading in typically male-dominated career...

Revived Tutoring Program Helps Limited English Speakers

Revived Tutoring Program Helps Limited English Speakers

Stephanie Paulin, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

Residents of Houston speak over 145 languages making it one of the most diverse cities in the country. It is a melting pot representing almost every corner of the world, and a city predicted to grow to 11.1 million people by 2040, according to the American City Business Journals. As a result of the...

SJC Hosts Texas High School Students For Robotics Contest

SJC Hosts Texas High School Students For Robotics Contest

Brooke Hogan, Contributing Writer

March 8, 2019

Thirty-Six teams made up of high school students from around the state will come to San Jacinto College Central Campus March 28-30 to compete in the FIRST Robotics Competition where they must build a robot capable of completing a task. Students have help from knowledgeable mentors and a starter kit...

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