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Field Trip to Redesigned Exhibition Hall Promises to Take ‘Breath Away’

Field Trip to Redesigned Exhibition Hall Promises to Take ‘Breath Away’

October 18, 2018


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The San Jacinto College community has the opportunity to visit the newly-renovated Wiess Energy Hall at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) on Oct. 21 at a deeply discounted price through Earth Science Week Field Trip sponsored by the Houston Geological Society (HGS) and HMNS. The field trip...

Club Helps First Gen Students Overcome College Obstacles

Club Helps First Gen Students Overcome College Obstacles

Sarah Mangum, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2018


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Although college enrollment is on the rise, the number of students obtaining degrees from four-year universities is staggeringly low. It comes as no surprise that college is expensive and time-consuming, but for first-generation students, those whose parents or guardians do not have a four-year degree,...

Two Cosmetology Facilities Get Total Makeovers

Two Cosmetology Facilities Get Total Makeovers

Logan Sullivan, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2018


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Although intended to teach students how to give future clients a fresh face, the cosmetology facilities on two San Jacinto College campuses are receiving a full makeover of their own. The construction projects on the North and South Campuses are part of a $425 million bond package, approved by voters...

Geo Prof Teams With Museum for Earth Science Celebration

Geo Prof Teams With Museum for Earth Science Celebration

Marissa Martinez, Contributing Writer

October 4, 2018


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The San Jacinto College community will have the chance to experience Earth Science Celebration hosted by The Houston Geological Society (HGS) on Oct. 13 at the Houston Museum of Natural Science (HMNS) as part of a series of events aimed at K-12 outreach during Earth Science Week. Central Campus Geology...

Get Lit! Festival Features Exploration Theme

Get Lit! Festival Features Exploration Theme

Peyton Freeman, Contributing Writer

April 12, 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 12, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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 29, 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...

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