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  • Andrea.Vasquez 11:14 am on October 21, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    New Employee Development Program 

     On behalf of Sheila Wall

    The Organizational and Talent Development (OTD) team is proud to launch our Employee Development Program.  The Employee Development Program has been designed to ENGAGE, RETAIN, and DEVELOP employees!

    OTDOur first offering will be

    BASIC COMMUNICATIONS

    (a TESA/Staff Training for Effective Management course offering)

    NOVEMBER 10, 2014

    Central Campus – Kaleidoscope Room

    9am – 4pm

     Employees may register via SPARK using ID# PRDC 2111, however, leader approval is required!

    Please contact Sheila Wall (sheila.wall@sjcd.edu) with any questions or concerns.

     

     

     

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 3:39 pm on October 20, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Central Campus’ National Day on Writing- Oct. 22 

    On behalf of Dr. Joy Pasini

    On Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, San Jacinto College Central Campus will hold its 4th Annual Celebration of Writing in honor of the National Day on Writing.  Join us in the student center from 11:00 to 1:00 for lively activities hosted by students and faculty from the English and college preparatory departments and the Student Success Center.

    Be a part of the San Jac community by Tweeting your thoughts on writing at #WriteMyCommunity.  Make and munch some new words, write your life story in six words, write about community in the gallery of community photos, exercise your personal magnetism with refrigerator poetry, scare yourself and your neighbors with stories from the dark side, and much more.

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 10:25 am on October 20, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Safety Awareness: Health and Hygiene Information 

    Hygiene etiquette involves practices that prevent the spread of illness and disease. A critical time to practice good hygiene etiquette is when you are sick, especially when coughing or sneezing. Serious respiratory illnesses like influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), whooping cough, and many other diseases are spread by:

    • Coughing or sneezing
    • Unclean hands
    • Touching your face after touching contaminated objects
    • Touching objects after contaminating your hands

    To help stop the spread of germs:

    • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
    • Put your used tissue in a waste basket.
    • If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hands.
    • Remember to wash your hands after coughing or sneezing:
    • Wash with soap and water, or
    • Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.

    Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. If clean, running water is not accessible, as is common in many parts of the world, use soap and available water. If soap and water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol to clean hands.

    One final practice that helps prevent the spread of respiratory disease is avoiding close contact with people who are sick. If you are ill, you should try to distance yourself from others so you do not spread your germs. Distancing includes staying home from work or school when possible.

    Below are a few links providing more information on the safeguarding against diseases, such as seasonal flu, Ebola, etc.
    CDC’s Good Health Habits for Preventing Seasonal Flu

    http://www.cdc.gov/24-7/index.html

    http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2014-2015.htm

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 3:19 pm on October 15, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Jeff McGee to give presentation on Careers in Art- Saturday, Oct. 18 

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  • Rob.Vanya 2:50 pm on October 15, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    The SJC Times is now digital only 

    To quote Bob Dylan: the times they are a-changin’

    The San Jacinto Times, the College’s student-operated newspaper, is not really a “newspaper” anymore. Instead, it is now a digital only product, and is officially called the “student news site of San Jacinto College.”

    Click the hyperlink to check out the most recent issue online –

    SJC Times

     

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  • Andrea.Vasquez 9:57 am on October 15, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Condolences 

    Our deepest sympathies to Les Williams on the recent passing of his father, Carl D. Williams.

    Mr. Williams passed away on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at the age of 95. Visitation will be held on Monday, October 20, 2014, at 9:00 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 10:00 a.m. at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home.

    Memorial Oaks Funeral Home
    13001 Katy Freeway
    Houston, Texas 77079

    Les is the Director of Audio Engineering at Central Campus and assists with many district-wide audio services.

     
  • Rob.Vanya 8:55 am on October 15, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Employee photography club meets Oct. 17 

    A meeting of the San Jacinto College Employees Photography Club will be held on Friday, Oct. 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

    The meeting location is at the South Campus Interactive Learning Center in Room 110.

    Bring a light lunch, and (if you like) your camera gear, and be prepared to glean valuable info about photography.

    The SJC Employees Photography Club is open to all employees, and relatives. Registration is not required, and there are no membership fees.

     
  • Rob.Vanya 9:59 am on October 14, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Pharmacy Technician faculty in the spotlight 

    Kudos to Pharmacy Technician program faculty members Regina Ram, Mario Garcia, and Irene Banuelos-Villatoro, who were recently featured in the Member Spotlight section of the national PTEC Podium newsletter.

    The Podium is published by the Pharmacy Technician Educators Council national organization, and the Member Spotlight section provides a forum for showcasing Pharmacy Technician educators for a national audience.

    Thank you Regina, Mario, and Irene for representing San Jacinto College so well, and keep up the great work.

    Click on the link below and go to page 4 to see their Spotlight interview –

    PTEC Podium Newsletter September 2014

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 4:04 pm on October 13, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Safety Awareness: Health and Hygiene Information 

    Hygiene etiquette involves practices that prevent the spread of illness and disease. A critical time to practice good hygiene etiquette is when you are sick, especially when coughing or sneezing. Serious respiratory illnesses like influenza, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), whooping cough, and many other diseases are spread by:

    • Coughing or sneezing
    • Unclean hands
    • Touching your face after touching contaminated objects
    • Touching objects after contaminating your hands

    To help stop the spread of germs:

    • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze.
    • Put your used tissue in a waste basket.
    • If you don’t have a tissue, cough or sneeze into your upper sleeve, not your hands.
    • Remember to wash your hands after coughing or sneezing:
    • Wash with soap and water, or
    • Keeping hands clean through improved hand hygiene is one of the most important steps we can take to avoid getting sick and spreading germs to others.

    Many diseases and conditions are spread by not washing hands with soap and clean, running water. If clean, running water is not accessible, as is common in many parts of the world, use soap and available water. If soap and water are unavailable, use an alcohol-based hand sanitizer that contains at least 60% alcohol to clean hands.

    One final practice that helps prevent the spread of respiratory disease is avoiding close contact with people who are sick. If you are ill, you should try to distance yourself from others so you do not spread your germs. Distancing includes staying home from work or school when possible.

    Below are a few links providing more information on the safeguarding against diseases, such as seasonal flu, Ebola, etc.
    CDC’s Good Health Habits for Preventing Seasonal Flu

    http://www.cdc.gov/24-7/index.html

    http://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/season/flu-season-2014-2015.htm

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 1:48 pm on October 13, 2014 Permalink | Reply  

    Exciting, New Recruiting Capabilities 

    On behalf of Gylles Landry
    Good afternoon,

    As an innovative leader in higher education, San Jacinto College strives to remain competitive in today’s market.  The Recruiting team along with Information Technology Services (ITS) is excited to announce Phase I of the Recruiter implementation.  Recruiter is a comprehensive solution that supports the entire recruiting and admissions lifecycle.  Starting in October, the Recruiting team will leverage Recruiter’s capabilities to maximize recruiting operations.

    San Jacinto College will boast a web presence that creates an engaging, personalized online experience for prospective students.  Prospects will identify the College’s web presence interface as San Jac Connect (http://connect.sanjac.edu) where they can submit inquiries and applications, register for events, update key information, and submit supplemental items.

    The Recruiter solution allows the Recruiting team to:
    ·         Target and personalize multi-channel communications to prospective students
    ·         Present a consistent public face to prospects
    ·         Design, launch, and track targeted email campaigns with high deliverability and email whitelisting capabilities
    ·         Track performance to drive results with flexible reporting and customizable dashboards
    ·         Improve efficiency and manage costs, including tracking ROI on recruiting events and travel
    ·         Integrate existing systems for student information and financial aid
    ·         Leverage existing resources through integration with Banner

    Stay tuned for more information regarding the next phase of the Recruiter implementation.

    Questions regarding recruitment efforts and changes may be directed to Gylles Landry at Gylles.Landry@sjcd.edu.  Questions regarding the admissions process may be directed to DL-ApplicationProcessors@sjcd.edu.

     
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