Message from the Chancellor

Hello San Jacinto College friends and supporters! I have had the honor and privilege of serving as San Jacinto College Chancellor for more than six years now, and I always tell people I meet that I have

Supplying region’s key industries with trained workers

San Jacinto College works with companies to deliver right training for oil and gas and manufacturing industries Contrary to headlines, the oil and gas industry is booming, especially on the downstream side. This could explain why there’s

Student success at core of San Jacinto College mission

Programs designed to help students complete what they start At San Jacinto College, student success is at the heart of all they do. You will often hear the College’s Chancellor, Dr. Brenda Hellyer, say, “If our students

Beauty that won’t break the bank

Chances are if you’re a student, you like to keep up with the latest fashion and beauty trends, but you’re also watching your wallet. The San Jacinto College cosmetology program provides quality salon services for one-third the

Recipe for success

“It’s a great time to be in the culinary business. The possibilities are endless.” So says Manny Chavez, who earned a culinary arts associate degree from San Jacinto College and who is in the process of launching

Engineering science degree keeps students on par with four-year programs

There’s a new player in engineering education, and it is the associate of science degree in engineering science at San Jacinto College. Originally created for students following a mechanical engineering pathway, students interested in other engineering fields

Students jumpstart their career in higher education

Early college high schools save time and money San Jacinto College offers a jumpstart into higher education through early college high school programs that are available at all three San Jacinto College campuses. The early college high

Earning the right certifications to get ahead

Applied Technologies and Trades offers NCCER certification courses to give job applicants the credentials needed for hiring Brenitha Richardson knows a thing or two about the value of certification training when it comes to obtaining and keeping

New facility enables College to keep pace with rising demand for workforce training

Work to start soon on Center for Industrial Technology Construction will soon begin on a new Center for Industrial Technology (CIT) at the San Jacinto College North Campus, with a projected completion date of October 2016. There

News and Notes

22 Pasadena seniors graduate with both diplomas and degrees This year, 22 students made history as the first graduating class of the Pasadena Early College High School (PECHS), earning both their high school diplomas and San Jacinto

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

Infographic: How to Pay for College

Dance program helping to dispel primitive dance myth

As a living art form, dance is constantly evolving almost by the minute. Whether it’s a student taking a dance course for the first time or a student on their way to a university dance program, San

Faculty Spotlight: The art of collaboration

Art professor Jeffrey McGee tells his students that art is everywhere. From the clothes you wear, billboards you drive past, even on a paper cup. He encourages his students to think about what’s beyond art museums, and