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  • wpadmin 12:11 pm on February 13, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Toastmasters Club meeting Feb. 16 

    Toastmasters Club meeting – Public Speaking and More

    Do you want to improve your communications skills and gain more confidence speaking to groups?  Since 1924, Toastmasters International has helped more than 4 million people become more confident speakers and leaders.

    The San Jacinto College Toastmasters Club is seeking people to join and bring the group size to over 20. The group meets weekly on Thursdays in the late afternoon for about 60 to 90 minutes.  There is no instructor. Instead, these interactive meetings have participants deliver impromptu discussions on assigned topics in relation to timekeeping, grammar, and parliamentary procedure.

    Toastmasters will help student, faculty, and staff members prepare for job interviews and become leaders in the business world.  The organization will also assist ESL students and provide faculty members with ideas on how to make classes more exciting and dynamic.

    Date:     Thursday, Feb. 16
    Time:     4 p.m. To 5 p.m.
    Place:    Building C1 in Room C1.109

    For additional information, contact Craig Zimmerman, dean of corporate training with Continuing and Professional Development, at 281.478.3684.

  • amanda.fenwick 11:33 am on February 8, 2012 Permalink | Reply
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    At your service 

    Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer recently visited the College’s Call Center, located on the North Campus. She spent time reviewing reports, listening to calls, and visiting with Call Center personnel.

    Dr. Hellyer also listened in as Call Center representative Patrecia Simpson provided friendly service and helpful information for a caller. (More …)

  • wpadmin 3:20 pm on February 2, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    San Jacinto College honors legendary men’s basketball coach 

    Legendary San Jacinto College (SJC) men’s basketball coach, Scott Gernander, was honored during the Feb. 1 game against Tyler Junior College at the Central Campus.

    A reception was held prior to the game, where friends, family, and former colleagues stopped by to visit with Gernander and take a look at various awards and photos throughout the coach’s 31 years at SJC.

    Gernander built the men’s basketball program to be a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) powerhouse, with an overall record of 640-158. As head coach, he led his squads to 14 conference titles, eight NJCAA national tournament appearances, and two national runner-up finishes (1997, 2003). He also served 24 years as the San Jacinto College Central Campus athletic director.

    Pictured from left: Dr. H. Neil Matkin, San Jacinto College (SJC) Central Campus president; Sharon Nelson, SJC Central Campus athletic director and volleyball head coach; Scott Gernander, veteran SJC men’s basketball head coach; Scott Robert Gernander, Gernander’s son and SJC men’s basketball assistant coach; Jacob Wonders, SJC men’s basketball head coach; and Dr. Brenda Hellyer, SJC Chancellor.

  • wpadmin 3:58 pm on February 1, 2012 Permalink | Reply  

    Website 101 / marketing roundtable at Central Campus 

    The Marketing department will host a website 101 / marketing round table at the Central Campus on Tuesday, Feb. 7, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Mark your calendars to join us in the ILC Kaleidoscope Room to learn more about the San Jacinto College website, and services that the marketing office provides. See the attached flyer for more information. We’ll see you there!

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