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  • andrea.vasquez 4:27 pm on March 30, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    South campus College/Community Choir dessert sale Carnegie Hall fundraiser 

    The South campus College/Community Choir will be performing in New York’s Carnegie Hall on May 29. The group is currently holding fundraising activities help fund the trip.

    Desserts from the “Sweet Street Desserts” company will be on sale from March 28 – April 8.  The desserts will arrive frozen on South Campus on April 28 or 29 and will be available for pick up at that time. Below is a list of desserts and prices available for purchase:

    Individual Classic Coffee Cake                     $15.00

    Lemon Cherry Mini Loaf                               $15.00

    Lemon Crumb Bar                                         $15.00

    Meltaways                                                      $15.00

    Toffee Crunch Blondie                                   $15.00

    New York Cheesecake                                   $25.00

    Sandy’s Sour Cream Coffee Cake                $25.00

    Summerberry Stack                                      $25.00

    The Big Blitz with Snickers Bar Pie               $35.00

    Caramel Apple Granny                                 $35.00

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie                        $35.00

    Key Lime Pie                                                  $35.00

    Molten Chocolate Cake                                 $35.00

    Choc’late Lovin’ Spoon Cake                       $40.00

    Crème Brulée Cheesecake                           $40.00

    Desserts should be paid for upon placement of order. Cash and checks are accepted.  Checks should be made payable to “SJC.”  Write:  “For dessert sale” in the memo section.

    Descriptions and photos of each item are available upon request or by visiting http://www.sweetstreet.com.

    Please email Cindy Stevens directly at cindy.stevens@sjcd.edu to place an order or for more information on fundraising opportunities. Thank you for supporting the South campus College/Community Choir!

  • wpadmin 12:55 pm on March 28, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    Marketing Round Table… coming to your campus! 

    Do you have a question for the marketing department or want to learn more about the services they provide? Then join us for a round table session!! (More …)

  • wpadmin 12:48 pm on March 28, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    San Jac night with the Houston Astros 

    Join us for the first of two San Jacinto College nights with the Houston Astros on Friday, April 29 at 7:05 p.m., vs. the Milwaukee Brewers. Tickets are as low as $7!! Please see this flyer for more details and instructions on how to order tickets online. Let’s play ball!!!

  • amanda.fenwick 10:42 am on March 23, 2011 Permalink | Reply
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    Super Counselor 

    Ludith Gonzalez is a Very Important Counselor

    Ludith Gonzalez, who serves as a shared counselor for North campus at Galena Park High School, was recently selected as a 2011 Very Important Counselor for Texas A&M University. The A&M Very Important Counselor program recognizes the outstanding service and important work of counselors, teachers, and personnel who guide students on the path to college. Ludith was nominated by Texas A&M representatives, and she is one of only 24 people in the state to earn the honor.

    Congratulations Ludith, and thank you for all you do for San Jacinto College! Keep up the good work!

  • andrea.vasquez 11:34 am on March 22, 2011 Permalink | Reply  


    Diana Sue Slovacek, 62 of Deer Park, Texas, was taken suddenly to be with the lord Friday March 18, 2011. The angels came and took her while she was peacefully sleeping in bed at her home. Diana was born July 18, 1948 in Enid Oklahoma.

    She was proceeded in death by her Mother, Marja Faye Slovacek and survived by her loving Father C. Wayne Slovacek of Deer Park and her 2 children, Lindsay Elizabeth Bowman and fiancé Chris McKay; J. Tyler Bowman and Wife Rebecca Bowman; precious granddaughter, Avery Eileen; brother,Joe Slovacek and wife Pam; niece, Marlee Calvert and husband Jess Calvert; their children Wyatt and Caroline; nephew, Samuel Slovacek and wife Natalie Slovacek; their son Michael Joseph; niece, Madison Slovacek.

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  • andrea.vasquez 3:09 pm on March 11, 2011 Permalink | Reply  


    Congratulations to Paul McRee and his wife Tracy on the birth of their son, Ryan Hunter McRee!  Baby Ryan was born on March 3, 2011 at 3:31 p.m., weighing 7 lbs. and measuring 20 inches long. This is the first child for Paul and Tracy, and both are doing great. Paul is a history professor at the Central Campus.

  • andrea.vasquez 3:50 pm on March 8, 2011 Permalink | Reply  

    aSPIRE office recognized for continued advancement in institutional research 

    (Pictured left to right) Linda Perez, George González, and Patti Walling from the San Jacinto College aSPIRE office

    PASADENA, Texas — The Texas Association for Institutional Research (TAIR) has recognized members from the San Jacinto College achieving Strategic Planning Institutional Research and Effectiveness (aSPIRE) office.

    At last month’s annual TAIR conference in Austin, Linda Perez, information management liaison business analyst, was elected as treasurer for the organization. Formerly the TAIR newsletter editor, Perez will serve two terms and oversee organizational funds and financial operations, as well as help plan TAIR conferences. (More …)

  • wpadmin 11:39 am on March 8, 2011 Permalink | Reply

    March Board meeting highlights 

    Monday night’s board meeting was a busy one! Faculty, staff, and students from around the College were recognized for doing great things! Congratulations to all who received recognition! (More …)

  • wpadmin 5:01 pm on March 7, 2011 Permalink | Reply
    Tags: dean, dean of business and technology, Michael Kane, technical education   

    Welcome Michael Kane to the Central campus 

    San Jacinto College is pleased to welcome Michael F. Kane, the newest technical education dean at the Central campus.

    As dean of business and technology, Kane will oversee such areas as the real estate program, information technology, business management, and interior design. He is one of two technical education deans; Dr. Steven Horton serves as dean of industrial and applied technology.

    Kane is originally from upstate New York and holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from the University of Tulsa, a Master of Arts in Criminal Justice and Police Administration from Sam Houston State University, and a Master of Education in Administration and Supervision from the University of Houston in Victoria.

    He has more than 34 years experience in the criminal justice system, in positions as either a practitioner or educator; 26 years as a supervisor/administrator over criminal justice faculty at Coastal Bend College; and law enforcement experience with Harris County Sheriff’s office, Rice University and Metropolitan Transit Authority.

    Kane has been recognized by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and Coastal Bend College. He is a licensed peace officer for the State of Texas and a Texas Peace Officer Certified instructor.

    “I hope to bring my knowledge and experience in education to San Jacinto College,” said Kane. “I also hope to gain experience at a larger district and bring a different viewpoint of administering post secondary education.”

  • wpadmin 12:12 pm on March 7, 2011 Permalink | Reply  


    Melvin Rubin Gilliam 70, of Leola, Arkansas formerly of Pasadena, Tx. went to heaven to be with his Lord on January 8, 2011.

    He was preceded in death by his loving wife Sharon Woods Gilliam, his youngest son Mitchell Edward Gilliam, parents, 3 brothers, and 2 sisters. (More …)

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