San Jacinto Times

History Matters Celebrates 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

In honor of Women’s History Month, North Campus will host an interdisciplinary conference spotlighting the Nineteenth Amendment.

Adrianne Villanueva, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2020

Women spent the better part of a century demanding the right to vote, and their struggle finally paid off on August 18, 1920, when the United States Congress ratified the Nineteenth Amendment legalizing female enfranchisement. A century later, History Matters, an interdisciplinary conference hosted...

Central’s Popular ‘Popcorn Show’ Back for Another Run

Audiences attending ‘The Perils of Truly Sweet’ will engage with the performance by talking back to the actors and throwing popcorn.

Phoebe Buras, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2020

The San Jacinto College Central Campus Department of Theatre and Film is presenting “The Perils of Truly Sweet” March 25-29, an interactive melodrama meant for audiences of all ages. The show, a story that pits good against evil, features villain Larson E. Blacklash attempting to take over a town by opening...

Tournament to Debut New Debate Format

Students interested in debate can attend an informational session on March 20 where they will test their skills in practice rounds.

Daniela Damián, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2020

Debates may come across as loud arguments or aggressive exchanges on television and in movies, but San Jacinto College speech faculty say proper debate skills are as vital as degrees for graduates entering today’s workforce. Dr. Nakia Welch, speech professor on the Central Campus, said experience i...

CPD Offers Cancer Survivors After-Treatment Support

Active Living after Cancer is a free program aimed at improving the lives of cancer survivors and their caretakers.

Andre Gonzales, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2020

Fighting cancer is a daunting challenge, and once treatment is over, survivors and caregivers continue to struggle with long-lingering side effects and risk of recurrence. On the San Jacinto College Central Campus, the office of Continuing Education and Professional Development (CPD), along with MD An...

New South Club Encourages Student Research

The Undergraduate Research Club, along with research opportunities, stresses developing a strong work ethic, practical communication skills, self-marketing strategies, and a broader professional network.

Lou Harris, Contributing Writer

March 6, 2020

San Jacinto College South Campus is home to a new student organization meant to engage students in research activities centered on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Dr. Sheema Farrah Nasir, Professor of Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, advises the Undergraduate Research Club. ...

Mixed-Media Installation Showcases Multiple Art Forms

The Ways They Are features the artwork of (from left) Carris Adams, Sebastien Boncy, and Matt Manalo.

Maggie Habermas, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

A new mixed-media exhibition is on display in the San Jacinto College South Campus art gallery, showcasing three artists whose work brings together multiple art forms, including assemblage, painting, and photography. The Ways They Are features pieces from Carris Adams, Sebastien Boncy, and Matt Manalo....

Group Exhibition Features 7 UH Alums

The artists featured in Moving Still met as students in the Painting graduate program at University of Houston and continue to meet to discuss their studio practices.

February 21, 2020

North Gallery, the art gallery on the San Jacinto College North Campus, is hosting the work of seven artists in a group exhibition titled Moving Still. The art of Charis Ammon, Tracey Ceniceros, Gao Hang, Melinda Laszczynski, Caroline Roberts, Erika Whitney, and Amy Beth Wright will be on display unt...

North Celebrates Lone Star Independence with Tributes to Trailblazing Texas Women

Bessie Coleman, pictured here with her plane in 1922, became the first female civil aviator when she earned her pilot’s license in 1921.

February 21, 2020

A celebration the size of Texas is coming to San Jacinto College North Campus March 2, when the office of Student Engagement and Activities (SEA) is hosting a dual tribute to commemorate both Texas Independence Day and Women’s History Month. Texas declared its independence from Mexico on the same date...

Over 6,000 Middle School Students Expected for STEM Festival

Houston area sixth graders attend last year’s Mind Trekkers: Adventures in Stem, where they are fascinated by experiments and demonstrations known as STEMonstrations.

Jacob Wologo, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields offer students promising career opportunities while providing the Houston area with an avenue for economic sustainability, but the educators of San Jacinto College know that the key to attracting students to STEM areas is sparking interest...

Symposium Explores New Research, ‘Interesting Academic Topics’

The faculty-led sessions range from neurodegenerative diseases and environmental justice to a discussion of the Nazi youth propaganda featured in the film ‘Jojo Rabbit.’

Nickolas Flores, Contributing Writer

February 21, 2020

The Symposium Committee of San Jacinto College Central Campus is hosting the 2020 Symposium on Feb. 26-27, a two-day event featuring an array of presentations, discussions, workshops, debates, and demonstrations. The faculty-led sessions range in topics from neurodegenerative diseases and environmental...

Take Action! Workshop Encourages Community Involvement

The newest installment of the Emerging Leaders series encourages outreach activities like volunteering, attending city council meetings, or joining organizations.

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

The hands-on training session shows participants strategies to diffuse dangerous situations before they escalate.

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...

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