Students celebrate National Radiologic Technology Week

11.09.2017 | By Jeannie Peng Mansyur

PASADENA, Texas – San Jacinto College medical radiography students observe National Radiologic Technology Week to call attention to the important role medical imaging professionals play in patient care and health care safety. This week-long celebration also commemorates the discovery of the X-ray by Wilhelm Conrad Roentgen in 1895, according to the American Society of Radiologic Technologists. 

Throughout National Radiologic Technology Week, officers of Alpha Beta Gamma place informative posters throughout the San Jacinto College Central Campus to educate students, staff and faculty of medical imaging. 

Pictured: (back row, left to right) San Jacinto College medical radiography students Sarai Garcia, Michael Chen, Robin Deanda, Raul Cervantes, Megan Marksberry and Sara Ortega. (front row, right to left) Shannon Johnston, Monica Kessinger, Kate Vaughn and Rocki Rae.

 The San Jacinto College medical radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) ( and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). For more information, visit

About San Jacinto College 

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students each year benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers eight areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to four-year colleges or universities or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce. 

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