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CANstruction Contest Stocks New Food Market Shelves

CANstruction Contest Stocks New Food Market Shelves

Sophia Primera & Mona Lisa Warren-Russell, Contributing Writers

November 15, 2019

Anyone can be a superhero at San Jacinto College, thanks to the College’s annual CANstruction contest that took place on the three academic campuses between Nov. 4 and Nov. 8. CANstruction is a food drive competition sponsored by the offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) that benefits...

Take Action! Workshop Encourages Community Involvement

Take Action! Workshop Encourages Community Involvement

November 15, 2019

The offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) of San Jacinto College are offering another session of a brand-new workshop titled Take Action! on Nov. 18 as part of the Emerging Leaders series. Take Action! is one of many workshops SEA offers to help students build practical leadership skills. Samantha...

Bringing in the Bystander Aims to Stop Violence

Bringing in the Bystander Aims to Stop Violence

Fernando Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2019

San Jacinto College is offering Bringing in the Bystander training on Nov. 20 and 21 to educate students, staff, and faculty on how to help stop violence against both males and females.  Amanda Rose, the coordinator of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the Central Campus, said the goal...

SJC Campuses Host Tributes to Honor Veteran Students

SJC Campuses Host Tributes to Honor Veteran Students

Alexandria Brown, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

The Veteran Centers on each of the San Jacinto College campuses are hosting ceremonies Nov. 11 to honor veteran students and their service to the country. The tributes vary from campus to campus, but potential activities include flag-raising presentations, performances of the national anthem, guest...

South Open Mic Celebrates National Day on Writing

South Open Mic Celebrates National Day on Writing

Osasere Ewansiha, Student Editorial Adviser

October 31, 2019

In the Student Center on the San Jacinto College South Campus, a raised platform adorned the front of the room. On it stood a single microphone stand. Everyone watched silently as Speech Professor Monae Irvin walked across the stage holding a sign-up sheet. “Does anyone want to go first?” she...

Zombie Escape Room is Newest Installment of Leadership Series

Zombie Escape Room is Newest Installment of Leadership Series

Samantha Hinds, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

Zombies are outside the apartment ready to attack, while those trapped inside look to leadership skills and critical thinking to solve puzzles, unlock the door, and escape alive. The Escape Room Experience, a new Emerging Leaders workshop never before done at San Jacinto College, is a collaboration...

Applications Event Helps Potential Students Start ‘Educational Journey’

Applications Event Helps Potential Students Start ‘Educational Journey’

Zenah Al-Naimi, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

The Office of Recruiting, with the help of the Orientation and Campus Tours (OCT), will host Fall Applications Night on the South and North Campuses of San Jacinto College to assist potential students with admissions and financial aid forms. Central Campus hosted the applications event in October.&nbs...

S.H.A.R.P. Trainings Teach Self Defense Techniques

S.H.A.R.P. Trainings Teach Self Defense Techniques

Kiarah Del Angel, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

The San Jacinto College Police Department (SJCPD), along with the offices of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA), invite the College community to attend one of the two remaining S.H.A.R.P. trainings offered this semester on the South and Central Campuses. The hands-on sessions teach self-defense...

New Workshop Encourages Collaborative Mindset

New Workshop Encourages Collaborative Mindset

Cesar Cardenas, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2019

The office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) on the San Jacinto College Central Campus will host #NotMyProblem on Oct. 28, a problem-solving workshop aimed at fostering cooperation and encouraging a collaborative mindset. Workshop leader Amanda Garza, also an SEA specialist on the Central...

SJC Invites High School Students for PetroChem Career Seminar

SJC Invites High School Students for PetroChem Career Seminar

Sara Garza, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2019

Houston's job market continues to thrive, and it is no surprise that the surrounding petrochemical industries offer many lucrative employment opportunities. Local high school students interested in exploring the petrochemical and construction fields can look no further than the CCPI CTE Fall 2019 Seminar...

North Campus Speech Hosts Bayou Swing Debate Tourney

North Campus Speech Hosts Bayou Swing Debate Tourney

October 17, 2019

The San Jacinto College North Campus speech department will kick off the Bayou Swing Debate Tournament on Oct. 18 where debate students from near and far will spend the weekend arguing a wide range of topics until one team earns the title of tournament champion. North Campus speech professor and debate...

Day of the Dead Celebration Set for Halloween

Day of the Dead Celebration Set for Halloween

Mona Lisa Warren-Russell, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2019

The office of Student Engagement & Activities (SEA) on the San Jacinto College South Campus is organizing a Día de los Muertos celebration on Oct. 31 to showcase the traditions honoring deceased loved ones in Latin American cultures. Ginnette Ruelas, a South Campus SEA administrative assistant,...

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