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.
Don Jose Miguel de Arciniega, unsung Hispanic leader and recently acknowledged "Maker of Texas," now has an official portrait hanging in the San Jacinto College South Campus Library’s Texana Collection room, thanks to descendant and historical researcher, Donna De Leon, and San Jacinto College auto collision repair instructor, David Baisden.
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.
More than programming: Shaping the student output in computer science
By 2020, there will be 1.4 million new computer science jobs but only 400,000 eligible computer science students to fill them. San Jacinto College is preparing its computer science students to pursue these opportunities, and grooming them to become integral parts of the teams they’ll work with.
Artists for Hope dance concert to raise funds for cancer research and awareness
The San Jacinto College Performing Arts Company will host Artists for Hope, a fundraising dance concert benefitting cancer research and awareness organizations, on Saturday, Oct. 17 at the Marie Spence Flickinger Fine Arts Center.
Board of Trustees approves 2015 property tax rates
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