The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) recently awarded a $135,838 Skills Development Fund grant to San Jacinto College, DuPont Bayport Plant, and PolyOne Corp., for the training of 148 new and incumbent workers.
Texas Gulf Coast community colleges to host conference for women in petrochemical
Nine Texas Gulf Coast community colleges, working as the Community College Petrochemical Initiative (CCPI), will address these issues and more during the Women in Industry: Petrochem Conference on Friday, Feb. 19.
Expansions, graveyard shift courses, degrees, certificates help move more into welding
Eddie Foster's hometown of Mont Belvieu, Texas, may be a small town on the map, but it’s becoming a hotspot for workers traveling to the state for the jobs that industry simply cannot fill fast enough.
Registration open for noncredit photography courses
The San Jacinto College Continuing and Professional Development division will offer Introductory to Professional Photography this semester for those who are interested in acquiring a photography technician certificate.
$8.7 million grant awarded to train 1,250 low-income and TANF recipients for careers in health care
The United States Department of Health and Human Services has awarded an $8.7 million grant to San Jacinto College and partners for training that will move more people into the health care job areas that are experiencing a shortage of qualified employees.
Workforce training courses move workers up and into jobs
Lynn Hobbs, a project manager and master electrician for Austin Industrial, often hears of the problems employers face when trying to find the right people who possess skills in the craft trades. This is why she has gone back into the classroom at San Jacinto College to teach those who are new to industry and to help current workers upskill.
Free workforce training available for unemployed and incumbent workers through Ready to Work grant
Administrators from the United States Maritime Administration (MARAD), along with staff from United States Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz, recently visited the construction site of the Maritime Technology and Training Center.
Maritime Technology and Training Center Summer 2015 progress update
San Jacinto College recently offered a five-week basic computer course to participants at the Cleveland-Ripley Neighborhood Center in Pasadena. A reception was held for those who completed the course, some of whom received job offers because of their new computer skills.
Boeing and San Jacinto College to provide students with work opportunity
The Boeing Company and San Jacinto College have entered into a partnership to give students an opportunity to serve as technical aides to support the company's work on the International Space Station (ISS).
Chase and San Jacinto College send first group of graduates into workforce
It’s been one year since San Jacinto College and Chase developed a pilot program to recruit high school students into college training programs. Last month, the program’s first group of graduates walked across the San Jacinto College commencement stage.
San Jac Certified: Dr. Grant personifies the value of education
Professionals with prior experience in information technology (IT) may be eligible to take cybersecurity certification courses free of charge, thanks to assistance from the IT3 grant by the U.S. Department of Labor.
San Jacinto College receives grant for industrial maintenance and millwright training