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  • Amanda.Fenwick 3:53 pm on November 17, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Students put 'giving' in Thanksgiving 

    The North Campus Pharmacy Technician Club officers organized a Thanksgiving Walk in which they adopted two families for Thanksgiving.

    Thanks to the generosity of donors, the students were able to feed four additional families from the overflow of food items.

    “What a great blessing and feeling to be able to give back to our communities,” commented Shalonica Cluse, the faculty advisor of the club.

    Shown in the photo are students Ashley Radke, Brittany Watkins, and Desare Arrington.

     
    • Irene Banuelos-Villatoro 3:35 pm on November 18, 2011 Permalink | Reply

      Awesome Job! Keep up the great work.

  • Amanda.Fenwick 12:09 pm on November 17, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Congratulations 

    Congratulations

    Congratulations to Central Campus employee Linda Navejar, and South Campus employee Norma Aguilar on the safe return of their son and nephew. Jet fighter pilot Captain Harry L. Roberts of the United States Marine Corp completed his Afghanistan tour of duty and returned unharmed to American soil on Friday, October 28.

     
  • Amanda.Fenwick 3:09 pm on November 15, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    San Jac honors veterans 

    All three campuses recently hosted Veterans Day events to honor military personnel.

    The South Campus ceremony was on Thursday, Nov. 10 at the J.D. Bruce Student Center. The Dobie High School ROTC presented the flags, and there was a choir performance. The movie “Taking Chance” was presented.

    The North Campus ceremony was held on Friday, Nov. 11 at the Dr. Charles Grant Fine Arts Center courtyard. The North Shore High School ROTC served as Color Guard. There was be a flag-raising ceremony, and the National Anthem was performed. The ceremony concluded with a roll call of military personnel who served during various armed conflicts.

    The Central Campus event was held on Friday, Nov. 11 in the Interactive Learning Center. Local vendors had information booths on display, and there was a reception for veterans that included refreshments.

    Kudos to all the employees who helped to make the events successful, and especially the Veterans Success Coordinators — Alex Sanchez (Central); Eugene Bernard (South); and Melanie Neill (North).


     
  • 1:38 pm on November 14, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    AAWCC November meeting 

    We hope you can join us for the American Association for Women in Community Colleges November meeting. We have some exciting initiatives to discuss.

    LOCATION: South Campus Interactive Learning Center

    AAWCC Meeting

    When: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011
    Time: 12 p.m.
    Location
    : South Campus Kaleidoscope Room
    What:
    Salad Pot Luck – bring your favorite salad (homemade or store bought!), and bring the recipe, too!

    Details: The San Jacinto College Chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) invites you to its second meeting of the 2011-2012 year on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 12 p.m. We’ll meet in the South Campus ILC Kaleidoscope Room for a salad potluck.

    Bring your favorite salad (homemade or store bought) to share with the group, and don’t forget to also bring the recipe. We’ll post them online for everyone to enjoy!

    If you haven’t joined, no problem! Membership information will be available at the meeting, and you can sign up then. Current members are encouraged to bring a friend or student for a chance to win a prize.

     
  • Amanda.Fenwick 9:48 am on November 14, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Tobacco Certification 

    The Tobacco Certification is under way.

    If you need to certify yourself or dependent that you have covered on your Health insurance plan you must log into ERS at http://www.ers.state.tx.us then you will see a “Tobacco Certification” link, click on that and it will list everyone under your plan.

    There is a “No” and “Yes” box click the one that is applicable then click the box at the bottom and select submit for the certification.

    If you have any questions please Contact ERS at 1-877-275-4377.

     
  • Amanda.Fenwick 9:37 am on November 14, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Condolences 

    Condolences

    Condolences to Keith Hudson, who recently lost his father, Carroll D. Hudson.

    A longtime resident of Tyler, Mr. Hudson died Nov. 9 at Hospice of Wichita Falls. He was born Feb. 27, 1923, in Chattanooga, Okla. After serving four years in the Army Air Corps during World War II, all in B-26 transition training at stateside bases, he earned a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the University of Oklahoma in 1951. He was elected to membership in Tau Beta Pi, an honor society for engineering students. (More …)

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 5:29 pm on November 11, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Campus business offices closed on Monday, Nov. 21 

    ATTENTION SAN JACINTO COLLEGE EMPLOYEES:

    The San Jacinto College campus business offices and S.O.S online payment methods will be closed on Monday, Nov. 21 due to software upgrades. Any pending transactions should be completed by Sunday, Nov. 20 at 5 p.m. to ensure payments are accepted correctly before the system upgrade. All campus business offices and S.O.S online payment methods will re-open on Tuesday, Nov. 22 at 8 a.m.

    NOTE: This is not a registration or payment deadline. The software upgrade only affects daily business office transactions. Students can still register, but will not be able to make any payments until Nov. 22.

     
  • 10:32 am on November 11, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    AAWCC November Meeting Information 

    The San Jacinto College Chapter of the American Association for Women in Community Colleges (AAWCC) invites you to its second meeting of the 2011-2012 year on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 12 p.m. We’ll meet in the South Campus ILC Kaleidoscope Room for a salad potluck. (More …)

     
  • Amanda.Fenwick 12:11 pm on November 10, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    ‘Tis the season for safety 

    We know that it’s time to get into the holiday spirit with Thanksgiving and Christmas approaching. Whether you are decorating your office or your home, keep in mind these important safety tips.

    Fire Safety In the Home

    • Make sure your home heating system is in good working order before the cold weather sets in.
    • Have chimneys cleaned and furnaces inspected.
    • Use a fireplace screen to keep sparks from flying out of the fireplace. (More …)

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 3:28 pm on November 8, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    SJC PTK Summit on Community Colleges 

    The Alpha Gamma Zeta chapter of Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) at San Jacinto College South is pleased to host the “SJC Summit on Community Colleges,” Friday, Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

    The event will include SJC alumni who will share their experiences and stories of their time at San Jacinto College, touching on the value of an associate degree and certifications, and how SJC contributed to their professional success. National executive director of PTK, Dr. Rod Risley, is the honored guest speaker for the event. Other SJC alumni guests who will offer remarks include Harris County Precinct 1 Commissioner El Franco Lee, Snead State Community College president Dr. Robert Exley, and Galveston County Tax Assessor Cheryl Johnson. Students and guests will have the opportunity to ask the panelists questions during a question and answer session, and there will be video presentations featuring alumni interviews. All SJC alumni, students, faculty, and community members are invited to attend. We encourage you and your students to attend this exciting event!

    The “SJC Summit on Community Colleges” will take place in the Proscenium Theater inside the Marie Spence Flickinger Fine Arts Center at the South Campus. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Elizabeth McKinley at Elizabeth.mckinley@sjcd.edu.

     
    • Steve @ Kelly Buckman 6:40 pm on October 18, 2013 Permalink | Reply

      We want to RSVP for a reception honoring Marie Flickinger on Tuesday, October 29th at 6PM. If you would be so kind as to forward this to the appropriate party we would appreciate it. If all else fails, send it to Brenda.

      Thanks,

      Steve Buckman

      • Amanda.Booren 5:07 pm on October 22, 2013 Permalink | Reply

        Thank you. We have marked your RSVP.

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