Posts Tagged ‘Employee Benefits’

Update – April 25, 2019

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Good Afternoon San Jacinto College Community,

Today, I would like to provide you updates on three items:

  1. New benefit cost structure for employees hired effective August 1, 2019
  2. Strategic planning items
  3. Celebration luncheons planned for May 3, 2019

New Benefit Cost Structure:   

At the April 8, 2019 meeting, the Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new benefit cost structure that will be implemented effective on August 1, 2019. This will only affect employees who begin full-time employment, or are rehired as full-time employees, with the College after July 31, 2019.

As we continue to prepare for the future, we know San Jacinto College’s financial health and fiscal sustainability are critical to ensuring that we continue to serve our community well in the coming decades. As part of our routine sustainability and cost review, we are always looking at operations and current and past practices. Read the rest of this entry »

Weekly Update – July 18, 2010

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Hello San Jacinto College Community —

I thought I would start this week off with a quote by Mark Houlahan, a senior lecturer and author: “If you want your life to be a magnificent story, begin by realizing that you are the author and everyday you have the opportunity to write a new page.”  I find this quote interesting for several reasons. First, I just spent the weekend at a family reunion. What a great way to reflect on the magnificent stories that are contained within our own families and their everyday lives.  So many times we forget the generations of people and the daily events of our lives that come together to make us who we are. Second, this quote encourages each of us to realize that the future is in our hands, and our actions and reactions can change how the story unfolds. Third, this quote applies to our work at San Jacinto College. Our students are looking for life-changing opportunities, and each of us, including the students themselves, have a role in the achievement of their successes. Read the rest of this entry »