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  • Amanda.Fenwick 4:52 pm on February 24, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    North campus hosts African-American Read-in 

    In conjunction with Black History Month, the North campus recently hosted an African-American Read-in that showcased selected well-known works of African-American literature and poetry. Kudos to coordinator Sandra Curry, emcee Lamar McWaine, and everyone who helped make the informative and inspirational event a tremendous success. The North campus culinary arts department, under the direction of Steve Rudd, Sean Perrodin, Donna Jones, and Timothy Banks, provided delicious soul food that included spicy fried chicken, collard greens, purple-hull peas, and cornbread. Music department chair Dr. Randy Snyder and student musicians entertained with live jazz music.

  • 2:30 pm on February 23, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Dr. Goosen to serve as president-elect for National Association for Developmental Education 

    San Jacinto College dean of college preparatory, Dr. Rebecca Goosen, will serve as the 2011-2012 president-elect in preparation for position as president for the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE). (More …)

  • Amanda.Fenwick 2:24 pm on February 22, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Perrodin honored as culinary educator of the year 

    Sean Perrodin, Educator of the Year

    The Foodservice Educators Network International recently named North campus culinary arts instructor Sean Perrodin as its 2011 Educator of the Year. The award recognizes Perrodin’s accomplishments and leadership in the foodservice-educator community, as well as his impact on the field of culinary education. Perrodin serves as lead culinary arts instructor at the SJC North campus, and as the faculty advisor for the campus’ student-operated Culinary Arts Club. (More …)

  • Amanda.Fenwick 10:22 am on February 18, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    College Community Day 2011 

    Here are candid photos of employees networking at the recent College Community Day 2011, which featured updates by Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer, data reports from George Gonzalez and Dr. Rebecca Goosen, as well as many informative and motivational breakout sessions.

  • Amanda.Fenwick 9:26 am on February 11, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    It is with great sadness to announce the recent passing of Sandra Hawley. Ms. Hawley passed away February 2, 2011.  She retired from the college April 30, 2005 after 18 years of loyal service as a History instructor on the North Campus.

  • Amanda.Fenwick 9:22 am on February 11, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Donald J. “Don” Vecchio, age 67 of Kerrville, passed away Tuesday, February 1, 2011 at his residence. He was born July 17, 1943 in Amsterdam, NY to Joseph and Leona (Derenske) Vecchio. On July 13, 1968, he married Suzanne Tabbert in Pompano Beach, FL.

    Don was a skilled craftsman in the maintenance department of the South campus before his retirement in January 2007 after 13 years of service. Don was a retired Union electrician. He was a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Fredericksburg.

    He loved Kerrville, working outside and doing projects. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and was an avid animal lover.

    Survivors include wife, Suzanne Vecchio of Kerrville; sons, Mark Vecchio of Dallas, Steven Vecchio of Kerrville and Jason Vecchio and wife, Jessica of Alvin; daughter in law, Shanna Vecchio of Kerrville; brother, David Vecchio and wife, Katie of Anniston, AL; grandchildren, Eva and Kaitlyn Vecchio of Kerrville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Visitation will be held Friday, February 4, 2011, 5-7 PM at Grimes Funeral Chapels.

    Services will be held Saturday, February 5, 2011, 1 PM at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church officiated by Pastor Seth Dorn.

    Pallbearers will be Mark Vecchio, Steven Vecchio, Jason Vecchio and David Vecchio.

    Memorials may be made to the memorial fund at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 219 W. Lower Crabapple Rd., Fredericksburg, TX 78624, American Cancer Society, 8115 Datapoint Dr., San Antonio, TX 78229 or to the Texas Italian Greyhound Rescue, P.O. Box 270362, Flower Mound, TX 75027.

  • 11:32 am on February 2, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    SJC Vendor Extravaganza coming Feb. 23 

    Please join us for a unique opportunity to showcase both internal and external service providers who are integral to the College’s daily operations. We look forward to seeing you on February 23rd!

    SJC Vendor Show Extravaganza

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