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Newest Installment of STEM Speaker Series Features ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’

Newest Installment of STEM Speaker Series Features ‘X-Men: The Last Stand’

Stephanie Quintero, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018


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Like most young superhero fans, science professors grow up fantasizing about fantastic superpowers of their own, but their imaginations may wander wider than those of their childhood counterparts. San Jacinto College South Campus Biology Professor Sheema Nasir said that as a child, superheroes like...

College-Wide Veterans Tributes Honor Service, Sacrifice

College-Wide Veterans Tributes Honor Service, Sacrifice

Isaiah Robinson, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018


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Army veteran Irvin Fuller was in the military for 20 years before joining the Veterans Success Center on the San Jacinto College North Campus. Like many others, he served his country with honor and bravery, but his deployment to Iraq came at a cost to his family. Being away from his loved ones took its...

UHCL Days Offer Transfer Assistance

UHCL Days Offer Transfer Assistance

Eric Ferrufino, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018


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San Jacinto College students interested in attending the University of Houston Clear Lake (UHCL) were given an opportunity to find out more about the school during UHCL Days on Nov. 6 when University representatives visited Central Campus to put attendees in direct contact with professionals ready to...

Campus Success Centers Extend Final Exam Tutoring

Campus Success Centers Extend Final Exam Tutoring

Larissa Rios, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2018


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As students buckle down to study for final exams, San Jacinto College’s three academic campuses are gearing up to help them prepare for the last stretch of the semester. On the North Campus, nervous students are treated to cups of hot cocoa as part of a series of events called Finals Frenzy, while...

Speaker Inspires Students Facing Illness, Other Challenges

Speaker Inspires Students Facing Illness, Other Challenges

Larissa Rios, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2018


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The iConnect Center of San Jacinto College South Campus is hosting founder of Friends’ Health and author of “Unexpected Blessings” Roxanne Black as a guest speaker Nov. 13 to inspire students by sharing her struggle with chronic illness. Black was diagnosed with Lupus at age 15 and underwent...

Fossil-Finding Excursion Just a Day at the Beach

Fossil-Finding Excursion Just a Day at the Beach

Logan Sullivan, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2018


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San Jacinto College South Campus Geology students will have the opportunity to hunt for fossils that are thousands of years old while on a semi-annual field trip Nov. 3 to McFaddin Beach. McFaddin beach is located about an hour and a half from the South Campus and has a rich geological history. Fossils...

SJC Celebrates Day on Writing

SJC Celebrates Day on Writing

November 1, 2018


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The National Day on Writing is an annual tribute taking place Oct. 20 across the United States as a unified effort to celebrate the written word. Originated by the National Council of Teachers of English in 2009, San Jacinto College Central Campus organized its first commemoration in 2010 at the urging...

New Winter-Themed Event Ushers in Season, Closes Semester

New Winter-Themed Event Ushers in Season, Closes Semester

November 1, 2018


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The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the San Jacinto College North Campus is hosting Winter Wonderland Dec. 5, a season-themed occasion aimed at helping students and faculty unwind from the long fall semester. North Campus SEA Coordinator Brian Bui said she thinks the affair will...

Pharmacy Tech Program to Offer Two Information Sessions

Pharmacy Tech Program to Offer Two Information Sessions

Sarah Mangum, Contributing Writer

November 1, 2018


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The demand for healthcare professionals is rising, and San Jacinto College responded by offering many programs in the health science fields including nursing, physical therapy, and occupational therapy. In addition, the College offers certification as a pharmacy technician (tech), and the leaders of...

Next Installment of Leadership Series Coming Up

Next Installment of Leadership Series Coming Up

November 1, 2018


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The San Jacinto College community is invited to attend the latest installment of the Emerging Leaders workshop series, titled Professional and Leadership Skills in the Workplace, taking place Nov. 13 on the Central Campus. Central Campus Student Engagement and Activities Specialist Amanda Garza, who...

Awareness Event Spotlights Breast Cancer Prevention

Awareness Event Spotlights Breast Cancer Prevention

Isaiah Robinson, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2018


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The office of Student Engagement and Activities on the San Jacinto College North Campus is organizing an event Oct. 24 in collaboration with the Medical Student Association of Health Information Management, the Pharmacy Tech student organization, and the cosmetology department to commemorate Breast Cancer...

Sugar Skulls Take Center Stage at Día de los Muertos Celebration

Sugar Skulls Take Center Stage at Día de los Muertos Celebration

M.A. Salinas, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2018


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The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the San Jacinto College South Campus is hosting a celebration Oct. 31 to commemorate Día de los Muertos or the Day of the Dead. Día de los Muertos is widely celebrated in Latin American cultures, but it originated in Mexico as a tribute to...

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