‘A real joy’: Board chair reflects on San Jac’s challenges, changes during her tenure

January 3, 2022
  “That’s it!” Marie Flickinger didn’t say those words, but she thought them as she huffed out of the Friendswood newspaper office. Her crusty editor had nitpicked her Little League photos for the umpteenth time. That day in 1975, she…

Central Theatre marks 20 years of ‘Santa’s Christmas Magic’

December 6, 2021
San Jacinto College theatre alumni ​​​Michelle and Anthony ​​​​​​Guiterrez with their three daughters.The San Jacinto College Central Campus Theatre marks a platinum anniversary this year with its annual production of “Santa’s Christmas…

‘Step Brightly Into the Future’ Gala to support Promise scholarships

December 6, 2021
LyondellBasell presents the San Jacinto College 60th anniversary gala   PASADENA, Texas – San Jacinto College will culminate a year of 60th anniversary celebrations with the “Step Brightly Into the Future” Gala presented by LyondellBasell…

Game design grad snags internship with League of Legends developer

December 3, 2021
  Even future game designers might fall for the stereotype. Tyler Nguyen did. Pursuing San Jacinto College’s computer simulation and game design program, Nguyen expected game design to be silo work -- wearing headphones and guzzling soda…

Globetrotting alumna reaches destination thanks to curiosity and time

November 5, 2021
  At negative 40 degrees, the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales line up. Standing on the deck of a research boat in Antarctica, glaciers looming in the distance, Laura Taylor Barnett experienced this phenomenon herself. And beneath the…

Longtime donor helped found the Foundation

November 5, 2021
  In the office lobby of Houston civil attorney Daniel Snooks, you’ll find Western oil paintings and his framed Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas diploma -- pre-Texas A&M era. On a side table sits a triangular wooden case…