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Get Lit! Festival Features Exploration Theme

Get Lit! Festival Features Exploration Theme

Peyton Freeman, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2018


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The English faculty of San Jacinto College Central Campus is about to get lit… and it’s not the first time. Once again, the English department is hosting the annual Get Lit! festival, April 18, this time showcasing activities centered around the theme The Final Frontier? Exploration: Past, Present,...

Biology Hosts Reverse Career Fair

Biology Hosts Reverse Career Fair

Gabrielle Darko, Contributing Writer

April 13, 2018


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The San Jacinto College South Campus Biology Department is hosting a “reverse career fair” on April 16 and 17, offering anatomy and physiology students an opportunity to learn more about their occupational interests. San Jac and Beyond: Reverse Career Fair is a symposium where students present...

Third ‘Through the Ages’ Installment Explores Counterculture

Third ‘Through the Ages’ Installment Explores Counterculture

Lizbeth Alcaraz, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2018


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The Behavioral and Social Sciences Department of San Jacinto College North Campus is presenting Counterculture Through the Ages: 50th Anniversary of 1968! on April 10, a presentation exploring cultural movements ranging from modern and religious countercultures to tattoo trends and veganism. This event is t...

Workshop Offers Leadership Training Through Self-Discovery

Workshop Offers Leadership Training Through Self-Discovery

Paloma Palacios, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2018


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The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the South Campus invites San Jacinto College students to take part in a workshop on April 12 titled Personal Values, where participants will engage in self-discovery while learning to become better leaders. One in a series of related presentations,...

‘Happy Hour’ Event Highlights Networking Skills

‘Happy Hour’ Event Highlights Networking Skills

Michelle Ybarra, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2018


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The office of Career Services on San Jacinto College Central Campus hosted a crowd of over 40 students during the fourth annual Professional Networking Happy Hour on March 21 where participants learned to apply networking skills to a wide range of situations and venues. Toni Lerch, Coordinator of...

Book Club Selection Examines Body Issues During Women’s History Month

Book Club Selection Examines Body Issues During Women’s History Month

Lady Menchaca, Contributing Writer

March 30, 2018


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In an effort to highlight women’s issues during Women’s History Month, San Jacinto College members organized a book club to discuss “Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body” by Roxane Gay, a book exploring the author’s struggle with self-image. Assessments Manager Dr. Michelle Selk, who worked with...

San Jac Honors Students to Attend Oklahoma Conference

San Jac Honors Students to Attend Oklahoma Conference

Catherine Davis, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


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Twenty Honors students from the three main San Jacinto College campuses will travel to Stillwater, Oklahoma on March 23-25 to present their research at the Great Plains Honors Council Conference (GPHCC) at Oklahoma State University. The GPHCC is an annual gathering open to Honors students, from participating...

Workshop to Help Hone Leadership Skills

Workshop to Help Hone Leadership Skills

Peyton Freeman, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


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San Jacinto College Central Campus will host a workshop titled Leadership 101 on March 27 for all students interested in cultivating effective leadership skills. The workshop, organized by the offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the three main campuses, features hands-on activities...

Honor, Integrity Groups Invite Students to Join Mentor-Mentee Partnerships

Gabrielle Darko, Contributing Writer

March 9, 2018


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San Jacinto College South Campus’s Women of Integrity (WOI) and Men of Honor (MOH) are hosting their next joint meeting on March 21, and organizers are encouraging students interested in meeting new people, optimizing their employment search, or finding a relatable mentor attend the session. WOI...

Texas Independence Day Celebrations Set Across College

Texas Independence Day Celebrations Set Across College

Michelle Ybarra, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


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The offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) at San Jacinto College are known for hosting social events, but part of their mission is to promote success in and out of the classroom by enhancing the student experience.  As such, SEA is organizing Texas Independence Day celebrations on...

Phi Beta Lambda Offering ‘Real World Experiences’

Phi Beta Lambda Offering ‘Real World Experiences’

Malaina Valdez, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


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Curious students looking for extracurricular activities can find a wide array of clubs at San Jacinto College that cater to the interests of a diverse student population. Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) is a campus club for business students wishing to supplement their educational experience. South Campus Accounting...

STEM Programs Take Center Stage

STEM Programs Take Center Stage

Paloma Palacios, Contributing Writer

February 23, 2018


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San Jacinto College is continuing its tradition of introducing young children to the wonders of science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) through several upcoming events organized by the College’s STEM programs. First up, San Jac will participate in Lomax Elementary School’s STEM Expo...

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