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August 21San Jacinto College Announces New Facilities
(College Planning and Management)

San Jacinto College in Pasadena, TX, recently announced a fall groundbreaking for four new learning facilities. The projects will take place on multiple campuses and feature specialized facilities that will house programs geared toward filling areas of need in the local workforce.  Read More >>

August 13Projects start year at Friendswood-area schools
Fall construction to start on San Jac facilities


Funded through voter approval of a $425 million San Jacinto College bond package in November 2015, progress on infrastructure updates and new facilities on each of the San Jac campuses has begun, with four buildings set for groundbreaking this fall.  Read More >>

San Jacinto College Chancellor Hellyer delivers State of the College address
(Pasadena Citizen)

Hellyer said the college is in very good shape. SJCD is ranked in the top 100 community colleges in degree and certificate completion out of over 1,100 two-year colleges in the nation.  Read More >>

San Jac bond plan could boost tax rate by 3 cents

The proposal on the Nov. 3 ballot aims to update infrastructure, security and technology at all three San Jac campuses, including renovation of nine facilities and construction of six new ones.  Read More >>

San Jacinto College Chancellor Hellyer delivers State of the College address
(Bay Area Citizen)

San Jacinto College District (SJCD) Chancellor Brenda Hellyer delivered the State of the College address Friday (Oct. 9) at the North Campus Science and Allied Health Building.  Read More >>

Hellyer outlines upcoming bond proposal to Deer Park Rotary

As the region and industry demands more from its services, San Jacinto College is counting on a $425 million dollar bond election to fulfill those needs. At Wednesday's Deer Park Rotary Club meeting, SJC Chancellor Dr. Brenda Hellyer spoke about the college's current state and its plans for expansion with the bond funds.  Read More >>

San Jacinto College Board calls for bond referendum of $425 million
(North Channel Star)

“San Jacinto College brings great value to our region,” said Board Chairman Dan Mims. “This bond referendum will allow us to continue to be a leader in the Gulf Coast region. The area is experiencing growth and expansion, as well as a retiring workforce, so it is imperative that we continue to meet the changing needs of our industry partners, while also helping students realize their earnings and career potential by completing their certificate or associate degree.”  Read More >>

SJC Board calls for $425M bond referendum

In an effort to continue to meet the demand of the region's workforce, and to support students as they transition to four-year colleges and universities or directly enter the workforce, the San Jacinto College Board of Trustees unanimously voted to call for a bond referendum for the November 2015 election.  Read More >>

San Jacinto College Board of Trustees calls for bond referendum
(Pasadena Citizen)

Voters within the San Jacinto College District will vote on the issuance of $425 million in general obligation bonds needed to prepare students to live and work in the community. Proposed projects include state-of-the-art facilities to train students and workers in the petrochemical, energy, engineering, computers, and technology sectors; a new welcome center providing a “one-stop shop” for student support services such as admission, financial aid, and counseling; new culinary and cosmetology facilities; and additional classroom facilities across the district.  Read More >>

Community Resolutions

Bay Area Houston
  Economic Partnership

Clear Lake Area Chamber of

♦ Deer Park Chamber of

East Harris County
  Manufacturers Association
  and its 90 Member

Economic Alliance Houston
  Port Region

Greater Houston Partnership

Houston Chronicle

♦ Houston Hispanic Chamber
  of Commerce

♦ La Porte-Bayshore
  Chamber of Commerce

North Channel Area
  Chamber of Commerce

Pasadena Chamber of

South Belt-Ellington
  Chamber of Commerce

♦ Texas Chemical Council