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Zombie Escape Room is Newest Installment of Leadership Series

Zombie Escape Room is Newest Installment of Leadership Series

Samantha Hinds, Contributing Writer

November 1, 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

November 1, 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

November 1, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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 18, 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,...

Campus Festival Ushers in Fall Season

Campus Festival Ushers in Fall Season

Sophia Primera, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

San Jacinto College South Campus is hosting Fall Fest on Oct. 25 for students, faculty, and the surrounding community to enjoy a free fun-filled evening with food, games, live music, haunted houses, and trackless train rides. Student Engagement and Activities Coordinator Daniel Byars said visitors...

Safe Zone Sessions Encourage Alliances with LGBT Community

Safe Zone Sessions Encourage Alliances with LGBT Community

Fernando Rodriguez, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2019

In celebration of LGBT History Month, San Jacinto College is offering Safe Zone training to educate students and employees about issues specific to the LGBT community. All three academic campuses offer Safe Zone training; the North and South Campuses hosted sessions earlier this month. Amanda Rose,...

MADD Event Spotlights Tragedies of Drunk Driving

MADD Event Spotlights Tragedies of Drunk Driving

Zenah Al-Naimi, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

Mothers against Drunk Driving (MADD), a non-profit organization that lends support to victims of drunk driving, is teaming up with the San Jacinto College South Campus on Oct. 15 to spotlight the dangers of impaired driving with an event titled Horrors of a Crash. Kendall Collette, a volunteer coordinator...

Success Center’s ‘Paper’ Workshop Offers Critical Writing Assistance

Success Center’s ‘Paper’ Workshop Offers Critical Writing Assistance

Kiarah Del Angel, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

The Student Success Center on the San Jacinto College Central Campus will host a writing workshop titled How to Paper to help students learn the basics of writing an academic essay. Dawn Shedd, the Center’s director, said all students required to complete written assignments for their coursework...

Spanish Club Examines Dia de los Muertos for Hispanic Heritage Month

Spanish Club Examines Dia de los Muertos for Hispanic Heritage Month

Shazia Husain, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2019

The San Jacinto College Central Campus Spanish Club is hosting a presentation Oct. 15 spotlighting Dia de los Muertos as part of a month-long series of events happening across the College commemorating Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM). Modern Languages Professor Dr. Yesenia Chávez, also the club's advisor,...

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