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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...

Dance Program Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

Dance Program Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary

Sharde Hawkins, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2019

The San Jacinto College dance program, located on the South Campus, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary on Nov. 22-23 with a packed lineup of events including two dance concerts, eight free master classes, and a closing night reception in the campus art gallery. The two-day celebration is a chance...

Gators Head to Galveston for Annual Holiday Hospital Visit

Gators Head to Galveston for Annual Holiday Hospital Visit

Xitlalic Valles, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2019

During the holiday season, most members of the College community count their blessings, but the San Jacinto College Gators try to pass some of theirs to children who could use a few more. The baseball team will visit the pediatric burn care unit at Shriners Hospitals for Children in Galveston on Dec....

Christmas Show Returns to Central Campus

Christmas Show Returns to Central Campus

November 15, 2019

Dropping temperatures and the smell of pumpkin spice are typically associated with the beginning of the holiday season. However, on the Central Campus of San Jacinto College, they signal the return of an annual holiday tradition, Santa’s Christmas Magic: The Musical. The Department of Theatre and...

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...

Exhibition Presents Tech Program Student Art

Exhibition Presents Tech Program Student Art

Victoria Williams, Contributing Writer

October 31, 2019

The San Jacinto College Art and Design technical program on the South Campus is unveiling an exhibition Nov. 4 that showcases the talents of the department’s workforce students. South Campus Art Professor Brian Piana said this is the first exhibition since 2011 to “shine a light” on the design-centered...

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...

Central Debuts Shrek the Musical

Central Debuts Shrek the Musical

Xitlalic Valles, Contributing Writer

October 17, 2019

The San Jacinto College Central Campus Department of Theatre and Film debuted Shrek the Musical last night, a show based on the Oscar-winning animated film. Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of land, Shrek the Musical is the story of a hulking ogre who, after being mocked and feared his...

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...

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