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  • admin 8:04 am on May 30, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Auxiliary Services: Newsletter 

  • admin 11:09 am on May 25, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Let’s Talk Benefits Sessions Coming Soon! 

    Summer Benefits Enrollment is just around the corner!  This year, enrollment is scheduled for Monday, July 9 through Saturday, July 21.  In order to prepare you, the Benefits team is offering Let’s Talk Benefits Refresher sessions in June;  make sure to register in Cornerstone!

    ** Lab sessions will be held during the two weeks of summer enrollment to provide assistance if needed.    We will be emailing dates and times during the month of June.**

    Schedule of Let’s Talk Benefits Refresher Sessions:

  • admin 8:04 am on May 25, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    FAFSA……Creates Futures! 

    FAFSA……Creates Futures!

    Completing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can be a difficult and confusing process for our students. The Financial Aid Office is here to help them complete their 2018-2019 FAFSA for Fall.  No appointment is necessary.  This service is provided at the North, South and Central campuses during the days and times listed. We can help them remove their fear and the financial burden their family may be experiencing in paying for college. The Financial Aid Offices are always here for our students!.


  • admin 1:04 pm on May 11, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    27th Annual Service Awards Banquet 

    On May 4, San Jacinto College celebrated employees with the 27th Annual Service Awards Banquet.  This event recognized employees with 10 to 40 years (in five year increments) for their service to San Jacinto College. Three employees were recognized for 40 years of service ~ Deborah Anderson, Helen LaCour and Michael Varnell.

    Congratulations to the 108 employees who were recognized that evening! (More …)

  • admin 4:11 pm on May 10, 2018 Permalink | Reply  


    Our deepest sympathies go to the family of Rena Marie D’Orazio Manthei, 74, who passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Rena was born on October 4, 1943 in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. She graduated from Pasadena High School and then attended Lamar University. Rena enjoyed garage sales, antiquing, traveling, casinos, poker and bunco, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

    Rena retired from San Jacinto College in 2006 after 29 years of dedicated service. She was an administrative assistant for the behavioral and social sciences department at Central campus.

    Rena is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, William E. Manthei (also a SJC retiree); son, William Christopher Manthei and wife Paula; daughter, Aimee Rose Schultz and husband Gregory; granddaughters, Kelsey Renae Schultz, Jennifer Nicole Manthei and Erin Paige Manthei; brother, Donald D’Orazio.

    A memorial visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Rosewood Funeral Home in Atascocita.

    Rosewood Funeral Home – Atascocita

    17404 W Lake Houston Parkway

    Humble, TX  77346

  • admin 3:58 pm on May 10, 2018 Permalink | Reply  


    Our deepest sympathies go to Angelia Woodfolk-Sprowl on the passing of her father, Elmer “Woody” Woodfolk.

    Elmer died peacefully on May 3, 2018 in Houston, Texas at the age of 84.

    Elmer is survived by his wife of 63 years, Maureen, his children: Rodney, Tyrone, Angelia and his siblings: Rose K. Jones, Joseph and John Woodfolk.

    He is preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Sr. and Theresa, three sisters, two brothers and his son Alfred.

    A funeral is scheduled for 3:00 p.m., May 12, 2018 at Forest Park East Funeral Home, with a reception to follow. Reverend Dr. Shirley Souder – Sr. Pastor of Ebenezer UMC Methodist Church will officiate the ceremony. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Elmer’s life. Flowers may be sent to Forest Park East Funeral Home.

    Click here for the full obituary.

    Forest Park East Funeral Home

    21620 Gulf Freeway

    Webster, TX  77598

    Angelia Woodfolk-Sprowl is a Psychology Professor at South campus.

  • admin 9:33 am on May 2, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Geology professor brings rocks, minerals and fossils to Humble ISD 

    Prof. John-Franklin Dzuryak recently visited Groves Elementary school in Humble ISD to speak to first-graders about rocks, minerals and fossils. As you can see, the dinosaur poop and skull replicas were a hit, along with the quartz, calcite and trilobites!

  • admin 4:11 pm on May 1, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Professor Dzuryak and geology students take their classroom outdoors 

    Professor John-Franklin Dzuryak and his geology students have been quite busy this semester – camping, visiting the Houston Museum of Natural Science and MD Anderson, and participating in a fundraiser with a friendly game of dodgeball. Here are some of their photos!


  • admin 11:25 am on May 1, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Team 8668 makes it to the national robotics stage! 

    The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition for Science and Technology) Championship was held in Houston at the George R. Brown Convention Center this year, giving hundreds of robotics teams from across the world a chance to put their robots to the ultimate test.

    Team 8668, comprised of three dual credit students from San Jacinto College, were among the top 2 percent teams selected to compete and one of 128 teams in their FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) division. Joshua Phillips, Nick Belbas and Samuel Charbula helped their team to become a finalist for the Think Award and ultimately ranked runner-up for the highest possible award given in FTC – the INSPIRE award. The INSPIRE award is the most coveted and prestigious award given to any FTC team at the competition and award to a team that embodies the challenge of the FTC program.

    San Jacinto College has been involved with the International US-FTC program since 2010, serving as an Affiliate Partner for the FTC program since 2011. The southeast Texas region has grown to working with more than 100 teams from high school, middle school and home school programs.

    Pictured from left to right: Gavin Engelbert, Mark Coggins, Joshua Phillips, Nick Belbas, Joel Flew and Luke Bernal. Not pictured: Samuel Charbula, Zach Hash, Andrew Lee and Matthew Pownall.


  • admin 11:08 am on April 30, 2018 Permalink | Reply  

    Eye care students perform screenings at Atkinson Elementary 

    Students with the San Jacinto College EyeCons organization attended the Atkinson Elementary Health & Wellness Fair. The students performed vision screenings and checked muscle balance on the their students attending event.

    EyeCon members left to right are John Salanguit, Bethany Jones-Mariscal, Alma Yepiz and Hector Valero along with the advisor, Laura Cole.


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