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Promote Houston Ship Channel 2014, Inc. invites you to the Centennial Family Festival, an outdoor fair and maritime exhibition, featuring interactive elements, arts and entertainment.
Saturday, September 6, 2014
Bayport Cruise Terminal
4700 Cruise Road, Pasadena, Texas
2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The festival is FREE, but all attendees must register prior to the event.
To register and get more information on the event, please visit:
About the Houston Ship Channel:
The Houston Ship Channel opened to the world in 1914, and quickly become the region’s largest economic engine. One hundred years later, the Houston Ship Channel supports activities at the Port of Houston that are responsible for over 1 million jobs and $178 billion in statewide economic impact.
If you have any questions, please call the Community Information Line at 713-670-1000
U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez recently visited San Jacinto College where students and graduates showcased their skills in the areas of process technology, nursing, instrumentation, and cybersecurity. The Secretary’s visit was part of a nationwide tour to see workforce training in various regions and to discuss issues regarding the economy and moving more workers into high-demand fields. Part of the San Jacinto College visit included tours and discussions of the training students have received, thanks to assistance from the Healthcare Pathways grant and the Technology Training for Tomorrow (IT3) grant, which were both awarded from the Department of Labor.
With the peak of the 2014 hurricane season upon us, you are encouraged to log in to SOS to sign up for SJC AlertMe. If you’ve already signed up, please log in just to make sure your contact information is up-to-date.
SJC AlertMe is now available to the general public. Employees and students must sign up and update their information through SOS, but family, friends, partners, and community members may now sign up to receive SJC AlertMe notifications. A link to sign up can be found online at http://www.sanjac.edu/alert-me.
Stay safe and stay informed!
Have you seen the new San Jacinto College newsletter, Community Connection? It should be in your email inbox. If you’re not receiving it, you can sign up online. Please share this link with others who may be interested in receiving monthly news from San Jacinto College.
Fencing is a new Life Long Learning course offering this Fall! Rich in history, popularized by Hollywood, and honored as an Olympic sport, foil fencing is an exciting (and safe!) strategic sport that exercises the body and mind. All class sessions focus on bladework, footwork, attacks and retreats, and include free fencing and bout time. Instructor John Trojanowski is a competitive fencer and USFA referee who teaches all ages and levels of fencers – from beginners who don’t know a coupé from a parry, to more experienced fencers who are looking to hone their skills and compete in tournaments. Fencing I (CRN 50784) begins August 28. Register online or call (281) 542-2020.
CETL hosted their annual part-time faculty reception at the Central Campus on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Guests were treated to pizza and a popcorn bar with sweet and salty treats. They also walked away with new CETL t-shirts and San Jac umbrellas. Just another way to say welcome back for the Fall 2014 semester!
The marketing, public relations, and government affairs department is pleased to introduce a new online document library. This online library is your source for downloadable PowerPoint templates, desktop wallpapers, program one-sheeters, San Jacinto College logos, photos, and flyer and brochure templates. All of these are ready for you to use… just plug in your own photos and text! (More …)
As seen on TV! San Jacinto College is making strides within the UpSkill Houston initiative! Catch Ludith Gonzalez on Viva Houston, with host Erik Barajas, this Sunday at 5:30 a.m. talking about the workforce training options San Jac provides students, helping them get jobs in some of the most in-demand industries!