News and Notes from around the College

College celebrates grand opening of maritime campus With the cut of a ribbon and ring of a bell, San Jacinto College marked the grand opening of the new Maritime Technology and Training Center on the Maritime Campus

Serving those who served

San Jacinto College veteran centers take care of more than transcripts. Transitioning back into civilian life is a challenge for almost any military member, but attending college during that transition can be another challenge within itself. The

Help is just around the corner

San Jacinto College offers many free student services to enable success. When students enroll in classes at San Jacinto College, they’re hardly alone in the process of becoming and being college students. The beauty of a community

Mentors with a mission

Men of Honor program reverses negative trends among minorities. The San Jacinto College Men of Honor mentoring program helps to reverse negative trends among minority students. The College launched Men of Honor in 2009 with a goal

Women leading Women

Women of Integrity program helps female students go from ‘how’ to ‘now’. Women at any age experience a juggling act between family, work, school, and friends. Education can ultimately fall last on the priority list, especially if

Don’t let money keep you from attending college

San Jacinto College offers many financial aid resources. Most realize that earning a college credential increases earning capacity. And yet college can be expensive, and costs seem to steadily increase. The average cost to attend a community

Credit for Prior Learning lowers costs, saves time

San Jacinto College’s Credit for Prior Learning (CPL) is an initiative to help students lower costs and save time by avoiding duplication of course work. People from all walks of life, with diverse educational experiences choose San

Head of the Class

Honors program prepares students for university rigor. Imagine reading and writing about some of the most influential British authors and then taking a trip to the United Kingdom walking the same streets, eating in the same restaurants,

Learning beyond the classroom through service-learning

San Jacinto College students apply classroom lessons to their communities. At San Jacinto College, attending college is more than just about what occurs in the classroom. It’s about the holistic approach to education that leaves students with

Under-performing students can ‘test drive’ programs

Intentional Connections programs helps connect students with the right career path. The San Jacinto College Intentional Connections program provides guidance and mentoring to an underserved group of students – lower level college preparatory students who struggle with

Customized training according to company need

CPD division offers training CNC, industrial maintenance, and millwright. There’s an area of San Jacinto College that specializes in creating courses at the request of companies. “If they want a specific class for their employees, we’ll do

Combatting the “mathphobia” epidemic

“Mathphobia,” the fear of math, is one of the underlying academic epidemics that can cause students to delay degree completion, if not drop out of college altogether. Even the brightest students can feel defeated when they realize

Your community’s college

Surrounded by monuments of history, industries and maritime enterprises of today, and the space age of tomorrow, San Jacinto College has been serving the citizens of East Harris County, Texas, for more than 50 years. As an

News and Notes from around the College

$8.7 million grant awarded to train 1,250 workers The United States Department of Health and Human Services has awarded an $8.7 million grant to San Jacinto College and partners for training that will move more people into the