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Connecting from a distance: How to stay in touch with loved ones during a global pandemic

July 31, 2020
  Keeping socially distant is the new normal during the COVID-19 era, but that doesn't mean you have to miss quality time with your loved ones. Thankfully, there are many applications for your mobile device or computer that will allow you…

‘I won the job lottery’: San Jac employees going strong past retirement age

July 31, 2020
Many adults anticipate retirement the way kids count the days until Christmas. But at San Jacinto College, some faculty and staff keep office hours beyond typical retirement age, enjoying the work itself. A few shared what keeps them at…

Fighting Age Discrimination

July 29, 2020
Despite the growing numbers of a retiring workforce, the employment sector of those age 50 and older also continues to increase. According to the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), by 2024 there will be nearly 41 million…

Perry Mayorga-Guerro: Pursuing the unexpected

July 29, 2020
No matter what degree you’re pursuing, there are always required foundational courses and electives you can’t hide from. They don’t quite pique your interests, but they have to be completed to earn a degree. This was the case for Perry…

Medical assistant students practice to perfect job interview skills

July 29, 2020
  What are your strengths and weaknesses? How do you handle upset patients? What makes you the best candidate for this position? Sitting across from their interviewers, medical assistant students have ditched scrubs and medical terminology…

Seniors: Overcome challenging seasons with these tips

July 29, 2020
  Life screeched to a halt this spring, courtesy of a pandemic. Although “unprecedented” described COVID-19 circumstances, stressful seasons -- physical, emotional, or both -- can happen anytime. How do you prepare for them? If you’re…