Stories and Features
Courses available to increase skill set for health care professionals
San Jacinto College offers a variety of noncredit health occupations courses for anyone interested in gaining skills and certifications to increase career opportunities.
Board of Trustees calls for May election
Election Day is Saturday, May 9, 2015
Basic computer skills courses available to train people fast for the workforce
San Jacinto College is offering courses this Spring for anyone who wants to learn about basic computer skills and software commonly used in the workforce.
University reps to share transfer tips at San Jacinto College fairs
San Jacinto College will host three transfer fairs in February for anyone interested in learning more about transfer processes for a variety of universities.
College celebrates Black History Month with calendar of events
San Jacinto College celebrates Black History Month across its campuses with a variety of events throughout February.
Local attorney donates to kick off Men of Honor clothing drive
Houston attorney Daniel Snooks donates career attire to Men of Honor clothing drive.
Renovated San Jacinto College library nominated for Urban Land Institute award
The Lee Davis Library at the San Jacinto College Central Campus is up for a People's Choice Award in the Heritage Category through the Urban Land Institute (ULI).
Public invited to free kick-off party introducing learning opportunities for all ages
The Life Long Learning Interchange program will host a free New Year Kick-off Party on Feb. 10.
Higher One selects San Jacinto College student for video on money management
San Jacinto College student Daniel Aquino won a $1,000 scholarship from Higher One for his video “I’ve Got Money On My Mind (Hey! Hey!).”
College sets auditions for ‘A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum’
Prior theater experience is not necessary, and enrollment at the College is not required
Eye care students and professionals partner to help children See to Succeed
For elementary school student Angelique Martinez, walking onto a college campus for the first time was an enjoyable experience.
San Jacinto College breaks ground along Port of Houston for Maritime Technology and Training Center
At the site of 3700 Old Highway 146 in La Porte, Dave Allen stands, taking in the view of concrete piers that will support the 45,000-square-foot San Jacinto College Maritime Technology and Training Center.
Area industries support San Jacinto, Lee colleges with scholarship funds
"Workforce training is one of the most pressing needs of East Harris County."
College earns grants that encourage students to pursue secondary education
“I could go on and on about how UBMS mentors showed me opportunities I didn’t know I had."
Spring registration under way at San Jacinto College
The Spring 2015 semester technically begins Monday, Jan. 19, 2015, but no classes will be held that day due to the Martin Luther King holiday. Students should report to class on Tuesday, Jan. 20.
Graduates walk across commencement stage with stories of job offers and university transfers
Donald Baumhardt walked across a stage at Minute Maid Park on Dec. 14, 2014, as a new San Jacinto College graduate. He is an example of student success.
Golf tournament and reception raise record $175,000 for student scholarships
Roy and Sue Mease receive Legacy Award
Economics professor’s passion for tough subject creates champs and changes career paths
San Jacinto College professor Dr. Delwin Long will be the first to admit that the words "enjoyment" and "economics" rarely appear in the same sentence.
Professor recognized for unique approach to science education
Dr. Dolores C. Aquino's life experiences in science education have helped her to develop a curriculum for her own students that blend both instruction and application. For this, she has been named Outstanding Chemistry Teacher at a Two Year College.
Student receives surprise donation from Rotary Club of Space Center
Money will help Melissa Rojas complete associate degree