Stories and Features
The secret to providing everyone a chance at STEM education
The student success stories coming from Texas community colleges have resulted in double takes on the assumptions about two-year institutions and the ability to transfer to top-tier universities with a competitive education STEM.
Union Pacific Railroad Foundation donates to support student scholarships
Donation will help 20 students attend college
Students head to SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference
Six San Jacinto College students will represent the state of Texas at the 50th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference.
73 early college high school grads earn associate degrees
As Clear Horizons Early College High School (CHECHS) students prepare for their upcoming high school graduation, they have one thing most high school seniors do not – their associate degree.
San Jac certified: It’s twice as nice for 2 sets of twins who earn 2 diplomas
All four of the twins understand the value of education and know that to succeed professionally requires sacrifice, diligence, discipline, and hard work.
Offering multiple solutions to solve the math problem in community college
Sixty-seven percent of the nation's community college students fall into developmental math placement.
College hosting Summer Transfer Day
Students can meet with university admission representatives
San Jac Certified: Aspiring doctor wants to be a top grad and excel in the medical field
Jackie Castro transferred to the University of Texas MD Anderson’s School of Heath Professions, where she will earn a bachelor of science in medical dosimetry in August
Gala raises $300,000 for student scholarships
Foundation gala a success for student scholarships
College joins national initiative that stresses well-rounded education
The LEAP Texas initiative stresses the importance of a diverse, well-rounded education for today’s college students.
13 students inducted into LEX national paralegal honor society
“No one ever said it would be easy, they only promised it would be worth it.”
EnergyVenture recognized for outstanding education during Celebration of STEM Education Week in Texas
Acknowledged for its continual outreach, organization, program structure, and participation monitoring, the EnergyVenture summer camp through San Jacinto College was recently recognized as Outstanding STEM Educational Program during the recent Celebration of STEM Education Week in Texas.
San Jacinto College recognizes Toyota automotive graduates
San Jacinto College automotive graduates were recently recognized for their successful completion of the Toyota Technical Education Network (T-TEN) program.
Freshman paralegal student’s essay earns national LEX scholarship
"Her achievement provides evidence of the high achievement level of our students"
San Jacinto College inducts new members to the National Technical Honor Society
San Jacinto College inducted 75 new members into the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) chapter at the Central Campus.
Clear Horizons receives National Student Council Award
The Clear Horizons Early College High School (CHECHS) was recently awarded a 2014 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Association of Student Councils (NASC).
Students earn top awards at Phi Beta Lambda State Leadership Conference
Seven San Jacinto College students received high awards at the Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) State Leadership Conference at Stephen F. Austin University in Nacogdoches, Texas, and were recognized at the San Jacinto College May Board of Trustees meeting.
Local PTK chapter turns heads at international conference
The San Jacinto College South Campus Alpha Gamma Zeta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) International Honor Society received several awards at the PTK international conference in Orlando, Florida.
Spanish culture and flamenco flair return to San Jacinto College
The 2014 Houston Spanish and Flamenco Festival (HSFF) returns to San Jacinto College May 27 – May 31.
Applying paychecks to college, student lands internship and scholarships to university
Dreams really do come true, especially for Fernando Zuniga, a 21-year-old who has paid his way through college with Sears paychecks, while maintaining a 4.0.