Robert “Mark” Lloyd, maritime instructor at San Jacinto College, recently captured the 40 Under 40 Award in recognition of his work in training the next generation of merchant mariners. The award, designated by the Inland Marine Expo (IMX), recognizes the top 40 individuals under the age of 40 working in the inland marine industry.
Maritime professionals and educators from across the United States recently convened at San Jacinto College to discuss solutions for a growing problem, recruiting and training mariners to alleviate a workforce shortage already underway.
Two-day national maritime conference scheduled June 5-6
The Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act will provide assistance and designate San Jacinto College and other selected community and technical colleges and workforce training centers as “Centers of Excellence.”
San Jacinto College is expressing its support for the Domestic Maritime Centers of Excellence Act, introduced in Congress yesterday by Rep. Gene Green (D-TX) with the support of Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX), Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) and other members of Congress.
K-12 students invited to the Maritime and Logistics Youth Expo
Point Comfort Towing, Inc., is sending its mariners to the San Jacinto College maritime program for required job training and recertification, thanks to a Skills for Small Business grant by the Texas Workforce Commission that provides $6,700 for their training.
Maritime program brings Rose Point ECS to American Commercial Barge Line
Chief Warrant Officer 4 John Stauffer has been named associate vice chancellor and superintendent of maritime at San Jacinto College. He will oversee both the credit and noncredit maritime programs and head the San Jacinto College Maritime Technology and Training Center on the Maritime Campus.
San Jacinto College offering maritime engineering courses ahead of January 2017 deadline
San Jacinto College and the Houston Area Urban League recently hosted a networking reception and panel discussion at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Houston Branch, for students and leaders from international business, logistics, and maritime.
The San Jacinto College District is committed to equal opportunity for all students, employees, and applicants without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, pregnancy, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state laws. The following College official has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the College's non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Human Resources, 4620 Fairmont Pkwy., Pasadena, TX 77504; 281-991-2659; Sandra.Ramirez@sjcd.edu