How to ace your clinical rotations

July 29, 2019
Enrolling in a San Jacinto College health science program? Then chances are you’ve heard of clinical rotations -- unpaid work-based learning experiences in settings like doctors’ offices, clinics, and hospitals. Supervised by clinical…

No dummies: Simulators provide realistic patient care training

July 29, 2019
As the nursing students leaned toward the child patient simulator, one holding an IV needle, they didn’t expect what happened next: the manikin screamed. San Jacinto College Central Campus simulation lab coordinator Karen Malloy laughs as…

NASA Swarmathon robotics team builds transfer, career opportunities

July 29, 2019
For San Jacinto College students, the NASA Swarmathon competition is not just about gaining advanced technical skills or racking up awards. It’s about a pipeline to transfer, internship, and employment opportunities. For the past four…

Department of Labor awards San Jacinto College $12 million grant

July 24, 2019
  PASADENA, Texas – The Department of Labor has awarded San Jacinto College a $12 million federal grant to partner with other public and private sector entities to train at least 5,000 workers in information technology (IT) fields. Second…

San Jacinto College EnergyVenture Campers Visit NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

July 19, 2019
NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL) in Houston was designed and built to support astronaut extra-vehicular activity (EVA)—or spacewalk—planning and training using full-scale mockups of the International Space Station.  Located a few…

National Science Foundation awards San Jacinto College $1.5 million grant

July 16, 2019
PASADENA, Texas – San Jacinto College has been awarded a $1,477,907 federal grant to encourage more students to study STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields. The funding comes through the National Science…