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  • Andrea.Vasquez 4:58 pm on May 21, 2019 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: automotive, , , Foundation, PBL,   

    May 2019 Board Meeting Recoginitions 

    The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees recognized several student organizations who placed at regional-level competitions. San Jacinto College Foundation scholarship donor, PVF Roundtable was also recognized for its longtime partnership with the College in providing scholarships for students in the pipefitting, welding, and advanced manufacturing programs. See more about the honorees below:

    The San Jacinto College Board of trustees recognized the South Campus SkillsUSA cosmetology and engineering design graphics teams for placing at the regional competition and advancing to the nationals that will be held in Louisville, Kentucky in June. Pictured left to right: Back row: Dr. Roger Watkins, San Jacinto College South Campus department chair of business and computer technology services; William Buel, San Jacinto College South Campus engineering design graphics instructor; Dominique Massicott; Zachary Earles; Kathleen Williamson; Alexis Vest; Tanner Cates; Kylie Ownes; and Kevin Morris, San Jacinto College South Campus dean of business and technology. Front row: Dr. Brenda Jones, San Jacinto College South Campus provost; Dana Belt, San Jacinto College South Campus cosmetology instructor; Sara Perry; Kendall Kelledy; and Pandora Freestone, San Jacinto College South Campus cosmetology instructor.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees recognized the South Campus chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL), for placing at the State Leadership Conference in Nacogdoches, Texas in April. Pictured from left to right: Back Row: Dr. Roger Watkins, San Jacinto College South Campus department chair of business and computer technology services; Kevin Morris, San Jacinto College South Campus dean of business and technology. Front Row: Dr. Brenda Jones, San Jacinto College South Campus provost ;Dipti Giri; Hannah Simmons; and Kristy McAuliffe, San Jacinto College South Campus business professor and PBL advisor. Photo credit: Andrea Vasquez, San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department.

    The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees and the San Jacinto College Foundation recognized PVF (Pipe, Valve and Fitting) Roundtable for donating more than $137,500 since 2015 to provide scholarships and textbooks to students in the pipefitting, welding, and advanced manufacturing programs. Pictured from left to right: Kim Shelton-Brown, PVF Roundtable board member; Harold Armstrong, PVF Roundtable Vice President; Ruth Keenan, San Jacinto College Foundation executive director of advancement.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The San Jacinto College Board of Trustees recognized the Central Campus chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) for for placing at the State Leadership Conference in Nacogdoches, Texas in April. Pictured left to right: Helen LaCour, San Jacinto College Central Campus program director for business office technology and PBL advisor; Lorenzo Rodriquez; Bill Wolfe, San Jacinto College Central Campus department chair of business, computer technology services, and maritime; Sherilyn Reynolds, San Jacinto College Central Campus program director of accounting, general business, and business management and PBL advisor; Dawson Dreiling, Tyler Smith, and Van A. Wigginton, J.D., San Jacinto College Central Campus provost.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    The San Jacinto College Board of trustees recognized the Central Campus SkillsUSA automotive team for placing at the regional competition and advancing to the nationals that will be held in Louisville, Kentucky in June. Pictured from left to right: JP Goins, San Jacinto College automotive technology GM ASEP instructor; Chad Gardner; Sean Ham; Porfirio Salas; David Castillo, San Jacinto College automotive technology FAST instructor; Luis Hernandez; Daniel Stevenson, San Jacinto College automotive technology Toyota TTEN instructor; and Juan Garza.

     

     

     

     

     

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 12:40 pm on September 11, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Foundation, , SSI, SSI grants, , Student Success Initiative Grants   

    Congratulations Fall 2018 SSI Grant Recipients! 

    The San Jacinto College Foundation Board is proud to announce the following awardees for the Fall 2018 Student Success Initiative grant program.

    These winning projects were selected for their innovative efforts to increase opportunities in learning, research and academic success for our students.

    Applicant Name                          Grant Proposal

    Phuong Nam Doan                      The Synthetic Arm

    Leslie Crnkovic                             Non-Destructive Testing Program Weld Inspection Bend Test Curriculum

    Susan M. Starr                              North and Central Campus Stem Expo with Communities In Schools

    Sheema Nasir                                STEM-Honors NASA Johnson Space Center Connection

    Yessenia Jimenez                          Adventures in STEM 2019

    Katherine Truax                             Gamification of Historical Concepts and Vocabulary

    Chache Franklin                             Intentional Connections Enrichment Program

    Kelly Anderson                               Influence of Proctored Testing in Distance Learning Mathematics

    Patrick Callaghan                          Commissioned Composer Project: Dr. Julian Bryson

    Patricia L. House                           Assessing Water Quality and Ecology of Armand Bayou

    Christina Dawn Crawford              National Day on Writing 2018

    Tim Bell                                  Connections Build Success: Interdisciplinary Events Strengthen Career Pathways

    Amanda Rose                               San Jacinto College Food Pantry

    Erin C. Callahan                            Culture Vulture

    Roger T. Watkins                           Business Venture Pitch Competition

    Twila Evette Rose                          North Children’s Center and Laboratory School Outdoor Classroom Project

    Allyson Marceau                            ESOL Scholarships and Awards Assembly

    Yesenia Chavez                    How do Bilingual Students Empower Students of Spanish as a Second Language?

    Congratulations to all of the fall 2018 recipients!

    Apply now for a Spring 2019 SSI Grant! The submission period IS NOW OPEN for the spring 2019 round of Student Success Initiative grants. The deadline to apply is October 30, with recipient announcements expected by November 30.

    Please visit the SJC Foundation Webpage for more details on the SSI application process.

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 2:37 pm on March 28, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Foundation, , SSI grant   

    There’s Still Time! Submit your SSI application today! 

    The San Jacinto College Foundation supports the college community by providing opportunities for faculty and staff to apply for funding of exciting projects that impact student success. The San Jacinto College Foundation Student Success Initiatives (SSIs) Grant is now accepting applications for funding request ranging from $200 to $5,000 for projects that will be held in the spring/summer semesters.

    The application deadline is April 15, 2018. To apply visit: sjcdgrants.academicworks.com.

    The SSI Grant application for fall 2018 funding requests will open May 1, 2018.

    If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Foundation office at 281-998-6104 or by email: Foundation.Info@sjcd.edu

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 1:31 pm on March 27, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: astros, Foundation, gala   

    Purchase Gala Tickets and be Eligible to Win (4) Astros vs. Yankees Club Tickets! 

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 10:40 am on February 21, 2018 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: Foundation, Keenan, NANOE   

    Keenan appointed to NANOE Board of Governors 

    Ruth Keenan, San Jacinto College Foundation executive director for advancement, has been appointed to the National Association of Nonprofit Organizations and Executives (NANOE) 2018 Board of Governors.

    “I am grateful to have been selected by my peers for this nomination,” said Keenan. “I plan to use this opportunity to give back to my own profession of national and international nonprofit fundraising by helping to review and establish new guidelines for nonprofit policies and procedures. Fueled by the continued success and standard of excellence here at San Jacinto College, I feel confident that now is the time to step up– to create a legacy for support and mentoring for those new to the field and those who wish to sharpen their skills.”

    NANOE is the only national legislative body comprised of Governors nominated from all 50 states who oversee the codification of guidelines that govern sound charitable practice. In her new role, Keenan will help refine, improve and strengthen the “New Guidelines for Tomorrow’s Nonprofit (Second Edition),” a new set of governing guidelines rooted in principles of moral agency, stewardship, freedom of speech, freedom of peaceful assembly, ethical practice and transparency that supercharge nonprofit capacity-building.

    Keenan will be honored alongside fellow Governors at NANOE’s Annual Board of Governors Convention & Expo March 26-27, 2019, in Charleston, South Carolina.

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 3:01 pm on October 23, 2017 Permalink | Reply
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    Congratulations Becky Turner! 

    Congratulations to Becky Turner, the winner of the $10,000 shopping spree grand prize raffle item from the San Jacinto College Foundation golf tournament. Proceeds from the raffle and other golf tournament sponsorships will go toward the San Jacinto College Emergency Relief Fund for students and employees that were severely affected by Hurricane Harvey. Becky is an accounting supervisor in the district business office. Congratulations Becky!

     
  • Andrea.Vasquez 11:59 am on November 6, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    Congratulations to the 2014 Golf Tournament Ball Drop Winners! 

    The winners of the 2014 San Jacinto College Foundation Andy Pettitte Golf Tournament ball drop received their checks today!

    Jeffery O’Brien- $100

    Andrea Mitchen- $1,197.50

    Amanda Booren- $100

    Congratulations!

    SJCGolfTournamentBallDropWinners2014

     
  • Amanda.Fenwick 2:58 pm on July 9, 2014 Permalink | Reply
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    North Shore Rotary supports San Jacinto College 

    NS Rotary Donation July 2014The North Shore Rotary Club Foundation recently presented $25,000 to the San Jacinto College Foundation to set up an endowed scholarship, with plans to add to the endowment in the future. Those attending the check presentation include, from left, North Campus Provost and North Shore Rotarian Dr. Bill Raffetto; San Jacinto College Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer; Dr. Allatia Harris, San Jacinto College Vice Chancellor of Strategic Initiatives and North Shore Rotary Club President; Ruth Keenan, San Jacinto College Foundation Executive Director; San Jacinto College Board Chair and North Shore Rotarian Dan Mims; and Kevin Morris, South Campus Dean of Business and Technology and North Shore Rotarian.

     
  • Amanda.Fenwick 5:36 pm on January 30, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    Engineering firm supports students 

    S&B Engineers and Constructors recently donated funds to support scholarships for San Jacinto College students majoring in Engineering Design Graphics. Central Campus students receiving a $1,000 scholarship through the contributions include, (front row) from left, Thomas Gevardo, Micaela Cornett, Derek Chachere, and Jacqueline Ellis. The scholarships are administered through the San Jacinto College Foundation. Shown supporting the students (back row) are Michael Fox, EDG professor for the College; Dr. William Brookshire, S&B chairman; and Ruth Keenan, SJC’s executive director for development.

     
  • Amanda.Fenwick 10:13 am on December 20, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    District office enjoys a festive holiday party 

    District Office employees gathered on Dec. 16 for a festive Christmas holiday party featuring all kinds of delicious desserts, Christmas music, and friendly fellowship.

    Kudos to event coordinators Hollie Fulsom and Carol Schwing for putting together a wonderful event. A good time was had by all.

    Alyssa Tinsley won the sweater contest, and the following people won door prizes: Mayra Rodriguez, Tomoko Olsen, Susan Sowell, Anita Dewease, Catherine O’Brien, and Bret Boudreaux.

     
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