Subject Matter Experts

San Jacinto College subject matter experts are available to media members who want to add context and clarity to their stories in a variety of areas.  These experts are available in each of our areas of study and in the below topics.


Featured Experts

Dr. Sarah Janes
Continuing and Professional Development

Dr. Sarah Janes is the Associate Vice Chancellor of Continuing and Professional Development at San Jacinto College. In this position, she provides oversight of the Division of Workforce Development and the Division of Community Engagement. Dr. Janes serves as the facilitator for the Houston Area Apprenticeship Advisory Committee, a committee established to increase knowledge of and participation in apprenticeships.

Jim Griffin
Petrochemical Training

Jim Griffin is the San Jacinto College associate vice chancellor/senior vice president for the petrochemical training division. He has more than 30 years of experience in the petrochemical manufacturing industry. At San Jac, he oversees curriculum and instruction for the College’s petrochemical programs to ensure that all training at the College meets the expectations of hiring managers throughout the region’s chemical plants.

Topics of Expertise

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Subject matter experts are available to discuss the below topics.

Training and Workforce Development

  • Aerospace
  • Maritime
  • Petrochemical

Student Support

  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • First Generation College Students
  • Grants and Scholarships
  • Mental Health
  • Need Insecurity (Housing, Food, and Homelessness)
  • Veteran Services

Continuing and Professional Development

  • Entrepreneurship    
  • Leadership Training

Liberal and Fine Arts

  • Art and Design
  • English Literature
  • Music Theory

Specialized Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Criminal Justice

Trending Topics

  • Cybersecurity
  • Early Childhood Education and Child Development
  • Global Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Government Relations
  • Higher Education
  • Virtual Learning