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  • andrea.vasquez 8:40 am on May 7, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Pharmacy Technician Students visit Austin 

    Pharmacy technician students from the San Jacinto College North Campus attended an educational fieldtrip to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy on April 19, 2013. All are connected by an interest in medicines – how they work, how they are made, and how they are used by people to prevent and treat disease. Students raised funds for the trip through various fundraisers including T-shirt sales, candle sales, and Gator Day sales (Chic –fil-A sandwiches).

    The Texas State Board of Pharmacy’s Director, Allison Benz, informed the students about laws and rules relating to the practice of pharmacy in Texas. The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy Senior Academic Advisor, Gregory Caldera, explained what goes on inside its classrooms and laboratories and how it affects people around the world.  The students were able to experience an educational tour and presentation on information about pharmacy career options, in-depth detail on the admissions process, and tips on putting together a strong application for pharmacy school.

    Note: Photos include Fall 2012 and Spring 2013 pharmacy technician students at various events including: classroom labs (CPR, IV Admixture), Gator Day, Pharmacy Appreciation Day, State Board of Pharmacy trip, The Methodist Hospital Pharmacy tour, and the UT School of Pharmacy Trip.

  • wpadmin 1:39 pm on May 3, 2013 Permalink | Reply  

    Baseball Play Pink Thank You 

    Playpink2013logo_72Thanks to everyone who contributed to the Fourth Annual Play Pink Game and fundraising event for Angel Flight South Central. Despite the rain on Saturday, we raised more money than any previous year… more than $4,500 to support a great cause and charitable organization. That says so much about the caring nature and generosity of San Jacinto College, the community and the baseball program. We had people from all campuses help or donate and it was by all means a group effort to make this event such a success this season. We could not have done it without you!




    Here are some highlights from the event with special recognition:

    • Over $4,500 was raised to bring the total amount of Play Pink contributions since 2010 to almost $13,000.
    • San Jac beat Blinn two of three games in the conference series.
    • The Chairman of the Board for Angel Flight South Central, David Levine, was in attendance and presented the baseball program with a special crystal plaque of appreciation.
    • Angel Flight pilot Jim Gardner and driver Robin Lostak were in attendance.
    • Cloverleaf Elementary School students took the field with the Gators for the National Anthem.  The students competed in an A.R. reading contest for the honor.
    • Cloverleaf Elementary School PTA donated $500 to the event.
    • The North Shore Rotary donated $1,000 to the event.
    • Chevron Phillips Chemical Company donated $250 to the event.
    • Former San Jac Gators and MLB players Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte, Brandon Belt, Lucas Luetge and Brandon Hicks all donated items to the silent auction.
    • San Jacinto College North student Gloria Duran sang the National Anthem.
    • Thank you to Terry and Marcy Johnson for their work with the BBQ donation and service.
    • Thank you to the W.D. Ley YMCA for their support and contributions.
    • Thank you to Dr. Allatia Harris for her attendance, support and contributions.
  • andrea.vasquez 8:28 am on May 2, 2013 Permalink | Reply  

    Nominations for Staff Org 

    The SO is currently seeking nominations from all staff that are in the GRADE 1-27 to serve as representatives on the Staff Org .
    We are looking for three staff members from each campus total of -9 nine
    We are looking for a staff maint person from each campus total of -3 three
    We are looking for police officer from the district wide total of -1-one
    We are looking for an IT person from district wide total of -1- one
    We are looking for a staff person from district total -1- one

    This is a total of 15 personal to make up the new Staff Org committee.
    You can nominate yourself of anyone else for this committee. Just to tell a little about the SO there are issues brought to the SO, and those things are then presented to the proper hierarchy if needed to be resolved .
    We will be accepting nominations from now until May 10. Voting will be done May 13-15 and all new reps will be announced on May 16 or 17.
    If you want a challenge and are excited about your college and your position at San Jac, join the SO!


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