Students start STEM strong, thanks to San Jac, Rice grant

May 2, 2022
Students need a solid math foundation to excel in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. A collaborative grant between San Jacinto College and Rice University will give students the resources not only to launch a STEM degree…

Kids learn science via cyberspace

April 4, 2022
For the second year in a row, local elementary and intermediate students learned hands-on science through cyberspace. San Jacinto College and Communities In Schools of Southeast Harris and Brazoria County partnered once again for a virtual…

Explore your tech career options with CIT expo

March 3, 2022
Want to break into the tech industry? Learn how to get started with San Jacinto College’s free virtual computer information technology expo March 29-31, 2022, via Zoom. The three-day event will showcase nine CIT programs that can connect…

Bunsen burners by day, carnivorous plants by night

December 31, 2021
“I didn’t know molecules did that!” Dr. Jose Nuñez never tires of hearing that. In fact, you might catch him smiling the rest of the day after astounding a student in chemistry lab. “There is an excitement in sharing what you are…

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 balaclava…

Lost to laser-focused, international student fulfills dream of standing on his own

October 28, 2021
It was the first day of classes, and Sochima Ifedikwa was lost. Rephrase that: Ifedikwa knew he was pursuing a computer science associate degree at San Jacinto College. He just couldn’t find the room for his first class. Photo courtesy…