San Jacinto College receives $30 million from MacKenzie Scott

June 15, 2021
  PASADENA, Texas — Philanthropist and author MacKenzie Scott and her husband Dan Jewett have donated $30 million to San Jacinto College, the largest private gift in the College’s history. “The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees, the…

San Jacinto College Foundation receives $40,000 donation from Brookstone

May 4, 2021
  PASADENA, Texas — The San Jacinto College Foundation accepted a $40,000 donation from Houston-based construction company Brookstone at the College’s Board of Trustees meeting Monday evening, May 3, 2021. The donation will support the…

Donors making a difference: Niday family honored with annual Lifetime Legacy Award

November 30, 2020
  Paying it forward is often how people describe a way to thank and continue the same generosity, mentorship, and caring that leads to possibility. Whether it’s time, talent, or treasure, those that want to make an impact of any kind find…

Donors honored at annual Foundation luncheon

July 1, 2019
The San Jacinto College Foundation held its annual Donor Appreciation Luncheon on Wednesday, June 5, at the College’s Maritime Campus. The event serves as an opportunity for scholarship donors to meet the San Jacinto College students their…

Foundation Donor Spotlight: Wayne and Krista Hovey

February 26, 2019
Students in San Jacinto College’s technical programs will have additional scholarship opportunities thanks to Wayne and Krista Hovey. In what Krista refers to as “Wayne’s brainchild,” after more than 27 years as an operator in the…

Donor Spotlight: Meet Longtime Supporter Dr. Gerald Cobb

February 13, 2019
  Dr. Gerald Cobb was named the 2017 Legacy Award recipient for his tireless work in supporting public and higher education. Cobb served as the first chair of the San Jacinto College Foundation board of directors and was instrumental in…