Student Engagement & Activities Staff
Meet the Staff
Amanda Rose, Coordinator of Student Engagement & Activities
Amanda earned her B.A. in Exercise Science and Physical Education, and M.A. in Administration from McDaniel College (formerly Western Maryland College), where she served in the areas of Residence Life and Student Activities for 10 years. Amanda took the position of Student Life Coordinator at San Jacinto College in the Fall of 2009. In addition to this role, she is also an adjunct GUST instructor, serves on the Council for Diversity and Inclusivity and is currently the Editor for the Texas Junior College Student Government Advisors Association.
Amanda Garza, Student Engagement & Activities Specialist
John Wynkoop, Part-time Administrative Assistant
John will earn an Associates of Science in Physical Sciences in May 2017 from San Jacinto College. He will then move onto pursue his Bachelors Degree in Environmental Geosciences at Texas A & M Univeristy.
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Brian Bui, Coordinator Student Engagement & Activities
Brian earned his Bachelors of Business Administration in Human Resource Management & Management Information Systems from C.T. Bauer College of Business at The University of Houston. He is currently pursuing his Master’s in Business Administration with a focus in Human Resource Development from The University of Houston – Clear Lake. Brian joined San Jacinto College in 2017, where he supported Career Services as a Career Specialist. In his most current role, he is able to build on over 4 years of experience in talent development and retention and engagement programming as the Student Engagement & Activities Coordinator at North Campus.
Jennifer Cerda, Student Engagement & Activities Specialist
Jennifer is a first generation graduate who earned a B.A and M.A. in Communication Studies from the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. In addition to being highly involved in campus life, she also supported the Dean of Students in multiple areas including Student Activities for 3 years. Jennifer joined the Student Engagement & Activities Department at North Campus as it’s program specialist in the Spring of 2018.
Adrian Rodriguez, Student Engagement & Activities Administrative Assistant
Adrian is a first-generation college student pursuing his A.A in Business Administration from San Jacinto College. In addition, he supported two other departments as a work-study for San Jacinto in Human Resources and Career Services at South Campus before jumping on board with Student Engagement & Activities at North Campus as an Administrative Assistant.
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Daniel Byars, Coordinator of Student Engagement & Activities
Daniel earned his Bachelor of Arts in Music and Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration from Sam Houston State University. Daniel came to San Jacinto College in 2016, building on over 10 years of experiece in Student Affairs at Texas colleges and universities. In addition to his role as Coordinator of Student Engagement and Activities, Daniel also serves as the TJCSGA Region V Advisor and President of theTexas Junior College Student Government Advisor's Association.
Ginnette Ruelas, Administrative Assistant
Samantha De La Rosa, Student Engagement & Activities Specialist
Samantha is a native Houstonian and is San Jac Certified with her Associates of Arts in Biology. She has worked for San Jacinto College for 7 years during which she served in roles for Student Life and Orientation and Campus Tours. She is also an Advisor for the Student Government Association on Central Campus.