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  • Melissa.Trevizo 9:50 am on April 24, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Thinking and Beyond QEP Design Winner 

    San Jacinto College Fine Arts student Jill B. Gilbert earned $300 for her winning design for the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP), Thinking and Beyond. Gilbert’s design will be the visual representation of the QEP. Members of the QEP Steering Committee and Dr. Laurel Williamson celebrated the student artists at a luncheon on Central campus, Friday, April 20. At the luncheon, Gilbert explained that she wanted to emphasize how critical thinking combines both left and right brain functions, so she incorporated different shading on the sides of the brain in her design that also includes the San Jacinto star with the addition of a USB to show the intersection of technology and thinking at San Jacinto College.

    Bailey Cauthen and Rogelio Dominguez also earned prize money for submitting designs to the contest that asked students to think about what the QEP topic of critical thinking means to them. The contest received 26 designs from San Jacinto College students.

    The QEP is an integral part of the College’s reaffirmation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Faculty and staff from across the College collaborated during an extensive series of focus groups to determine the topic that would most effectively assist San Jacinto College students to achieve their goals. Students voted to name the QEP Thinking and Beyond.

     
  • admin 8:45 am on April 24, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    STEM Movie Event 

    Sent on behalf of Dr. Sheema Farah Nasir, MD ~

    On April 12, the Natural Science Department on the South Campus, in collaboration with SEA, sponsored the STEM Movie Event. We showcased “X-Men 2,” and our speaker for this event was Professor Sharada Gollapudi. Professor Gollapudi has multiple masters under her belt. She teaches Human Anatomy and Physiology on the South Campus. We would like to thank Mr. Daniel Byars for the popcorn and movie.  We would also like to thank Professor Gollapudi for sharing a scientist’s perspective on movie characters and their genetic mutations with our students and exploring the possibility of genetic mutation being a fact or a fiction…  We had a nice turnout. Below are the photos of the event. Enjoy!

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 2:19 pm on April 20, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Science Talks Speaker Series- Dr. B. Paul Padley, April 27 

    The San Jacinto College STEM Council presents Dr. B. Paul Padley on Friday, April 27, as he discusses the role of engineering in discovering the Higgs Boson.

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 2:16 pm on April 20, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Undergraduate Research Symposium April 27 

    Join the South Campus STEM departments for the Undergraduate Research Symposium on Friday, April 27.

     
  • Melissa.Trevizo 3:04 pm on April 12, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Active Threat Response Sessions 

    The San Jacinto College Police Department has open spots for upcoming Active Threat Response. Online registration is available through Cornerstone. For assistance with login usernames, course registration please contact the Cornerstone Support at Cornerstonesupport@sjcd.edu, extension 6387 or (281) 998-6387.

    For direct link to access the ESHR 4003 sessions in Cornerstone, click here.

    The goal of this training is to provide the participant, with information and skill set that will better allow them to survive an active threat incident. Also, to help the participant build confidence in their abilities to take action and assist others in surviving an incident.

     
  • Melissa.Trevizo 9:09 am on April 12, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Park-Smart Precinct One Plan Workshop 

    Commissioner Rodney Ellis invites you to participate in the Park-Smart Precinct One Plan by attending the community workshop, Wednesday, April 18 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the San Jacinto College North Campus Kaleidoscope Room, N.2-124.

    Park-Smart Precinct One will help improve community health and meet environmental challenges through determining the best ways to increase access to parks and trails for all residents of Precinct One.

     
  • admin 3:48 pm on April 11, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Martin Crichlow’s journey in leading others to community college 

    When Martin Crichlow began his college journey at San Jacinto College, he knew he wanted to help others experience the value of community college.

    Crichlow attended San Jac and graduated with his Associate of Arts in History in 1993. He then transferred to Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelors of Arts in Middle Eastern History, graduating Cum Laude. Crichlow consulted with Dr. Brooke Zemel, former director of counseling at San Jac, who recommended he take his education to the next step and obtain a master’s degree for a career in higher education.

    “Initially, I desired to pursue a career in the military, foreign service or a diplomatic officer,” said Crichlow. “However, my part-time work experiences during college was the springboard into pursuing a career in higher education administration.”

    Crichlow earned his Masters of Science from Colorado State University studying student affairs in higher education. He was selected as one of the first peer tutor counselors at the South Campus and has since moved into his recent role of district recruiter. Crichlow’s service to the College includes serving on the STEM Council, the Community College Petrochemical Initiative Student Recruitment Committee, Maritime Advisory Committee and the Galena Park ISD Career & Technical Advisory Board.

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 11:13 am on April 11, 2018 Permalink | Reply
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    Condolences 

    Our deepest sympathies go to Barbara Jennings on the recent passing of her daughter, Tami Dunston Sills. Tami brought joy and the love of life everywhere she went.

    Tami is preceded in death by her grandparents D. H. and Fern Dunston; Clyde and R. E. Springer; uncle, Kenny Springer; father-in-law, Kenneth Sills; sister-in-law, Tanya Dunston; Howard and second mom, Peggy Dunston.

    Survivors include husband Steve Sills, son Wiley, parents Bob and Barbara Jennings, father Zane Dunston, sister Traci and husband Michael, nephews Mason and Connor Williams, brothers Kyle and Randall Jennings, mother-in-law Bonnie Sills, and numerous nieces and nephews.

    Pastor Todd Dunn will officiate a celebration of Tami’s life on Saturday, April 14, at Deer Park First Baptist Church located at 438 E. 8th in Deer Park, Texas.  The family will receive friends at the visitation from 11 a.m.  to 1 p.m. and with the funeral service beginning at 1 p.m. Tami will be laid to rest at Grandview Cemetery in Pasadena, Texas. The color for cystic fibrosis is purple, so please feel free to wear purple in honor of Tami.

    In lieu of flowers, a donation in Tami’s name can be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation located at 50 Briar Hollow Lane, #310 W, Houston, TX 77027 or visit donatelifetexas.org and sign up to give the gift of life and be an organ donor.

    Barbara is a San Jacinto College retiree.

    Click here for full obituary.

     
  • admin 7:36 am on April 11, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    San Jacinto College EyeCons 

    San Jacinto College EyeCons recently attended the American Society of Ophthalmic Register Nurses (ASORN) 2018 Ophthalmic Update Conference in Dallas from April 6 to 7.

    Members who attended: Cassie Holcomb; Evelyn Munoz; Kathleen Salanguit; John Salanguit; Hector Valero; and Laura Cole, COT, OSC.

     

     
  • Melissa.Trevizo 10:27 am on April 10, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Local high schools to compete in UIL play contests at San Jacinto College Central Campus 

    You are invited to join the Central Campus this week, Friday, April 13 and Saturday, April 14 to support our local schools on their final bid to compete at the State One Act Play Contest! The San Jacinto College Campus department of theatre and film will be assisting the state by hosting the following 2 Regional UIL competitions. The cost is $10 for each day.

    Region 5A – April 13 – Shows begin at 2 p.m.:

    Elkins – Shipwrecked! An Entertainment: The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont! (As told by himself)

    Lindale – Anna Karenina

    Shadow Creek – Wit

    Barbers Hill – Blood Wedding/Bodas de Sangre

    Temple – On the Verge or the Geography of Yearning

    Whitehouse – Dancing at Lughnasa


    Region 6A – April 14 – Shows begin at 12:30 p.m.:

    Carnegie Vanguard – Speaking in Tongues

    Dickinson – A View From the Bridge

    Dobie – They Promised Her the Moon

    Kingwood – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

    Bush – Water by the Spoonful

    Cypress Ranch – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

     
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