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  • wpadmin 1:50 pm on November 8, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    How to Use LinkedIn 

    Do you have a LinkedIn account but don’t know how to use it?  These short and simple video lessons by Career Enlightenment will show you how to get started.  Click the link below to watch the videos.

  • amanda.fenwick 10:57 am on November 6, 2013 Permalink | Reply
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    Trustee Marie Flickinger honored at public reception 

    At a recent public reception, District 11 State Senator Larry Taylor presented San Jacinto College Board of Trustees member Marie Flickinger a proclamation from the State of Texas honoring her for earning the Association of Community College Trustees 2013 M. Dale Ensign Trustee Leadership Award. A former San Jacinto College Board chair, Flickinger is also chair of the Board of the Community College Association of Texas Trustees, and chair of the Two-Year College Stakeholder Committee with the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. Flickinger is owner and publisher of the South Belt-Ellington Leader newspaper.

  • wpadmin 8:47 am on November 6, 2013 Permalink | Reply  

    Join us at the museum to support S.T.E.M. education, Nov. 22! 

    The S.T.E.M. Council would like to invite employees to join them as they kick-off their new initiatives for the college at the Houston Museum of Natural Science – Paleontology Hall. To purchase tickets you can visit http://www.sanjac.edu/STEM-registration. Space is limited! (All the money raised at this event will go towards STEM scholarships for our students.)

    Employee Tickets: $25
    Non-Employees: $50

    Sponsorship Levels Available:

    Stegosaurus: $250
    –        Includes 2 guests tickets and 4 drink tickets
    Triceratops: $500
    –        Includes 6 guests tickets and 12 drink tickets
    Velociraptor: $1,000
    –        Includes 10 guests tickets and 20 drink tickets
    Tyrannosaurus Rex: $5,000
    –        Includes 20 guest tickets and 40 drink tickets


  • andrea.vasquez 2:07 pm on November 5, 2013 Permalink | Reply  

    Students to host stargazing party at new San Jacinto College observatory 

    San Jacinto College students will host a stargazing party at the new South Campus science and allied health building’s observatory deck on Tuesday, Nov. 12.

    Students in the Physics 1403 Stars and Galaxies course will serve as “tour guides” to participants. Telescopes of many shapes and sizes, including the new 16 inch reflector telescope in the observatory dome, will be available for viewing the night sky.

    The star party is free and open to the public. Rain or shine, the event is set for Tuesday, Nov. 12 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., at the South Campus science and allied health building (building 1) third floor astronomy observatory deck.

    For more information, contact Walter Thompson at walter.thompson@sjcd.edu.

  • andrea.vasquez 2:01 pm on November 5, 2013 Permalink | Reply  

    Electronics recycling event set for November 

    San Jacinto College will hold an electronics recycling event on Saturday, Nov. 9 at the South Campus.

    Now in its second year partnering with 5R (Recycle, Reuse, Reclaim, Re-engineer, and Reduce) Processors, San Jacinto College continues its efforts to promote environmental responsibility throughout the College and surrounding communities.

    Community members and businesses are invited to drop off any old or unused electronics, which will help keep these devices out of landfills. Items that will be accepted include computers, monitors, keyboards, laptops, printers, fax machines, TVs, cell phones, stereo equipment, microwaves, and more. 5R Processors will also be provided an optional Department of Defense-approved data cleansing service for $10 per hard drive. Items that will not be accepted include hazardous waste, liquids, fluorescent bulbs, Freon items, smoke detectors, and large household items.

    The electronics recycling event will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in parking lot 6 at the San Jacinto College South Campus. The event is free and open to the public and area businesses. The South Campus is located at 13735 Beamer Road in Houston.

    For more information and a complete list of electronic items accepted, visit http://www.5Rprocessors.com or call 713-322-4480.

  • andrea.vasquez 1:47 pm on November 5, 2013 Permalink | Reply  

    Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament 2013 

    The College is a sponsor of the Texas Invitational Basketball Tournament, a state-wide high school basketball tournament benefiting Pasadena and Deer Park ISD’s. As a sponsor, we receive free game passes, which typically cost $20.

    We are offering the passes to 2 people, with each person receiving 4 passes. First come, first served. The passes are good for all games, all days of the tournament, from Nov. 21 – 23. Those interested should email Janet Cowey in the marketing office at janet.cowey@sjcd.edu. The first two email responses will receive the passes.

    For more details about game times and venues, visit http://www.texasinvitational.com/index.html.

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