SJCC Celebrates American Indian Heritage Month

American Indian Council for Higher Education of SJECCD in celebration of American Indian Heritage Month, honors American Indian women leaders. Debra Haaland Congresswoman Haaland grew up in a military family; her father was a 30-year combat Marine who was awarded the Silver Star Medal for saving six lives during Vietnam, and her mother is a…

Bicycle Thefts at SJCC

Since September 23, San Jose City College has had at least 5 bike thefts. The campus police department suspects the culprit or culprits are non-students coming on to campus. To help ensure that your bike stays where it belongs, here are some anti-theft tips from campus police;  Use the appropriate type of lock that can’t…

An October Like No Other

It was a busy October. The Roar covered many events in this edition — everything from the grand opening of the Jaguar Market to Dia de los Muertos. We’re looking forward to what November will bring. Check out these stories in the latest edition of The Roar. Go Jags! The Jaguar Market officially opens #CesarsWords…

San Jose Promise Video Features SJCC Student

A video promoting the City of San José’s Promise program features an SJCC student who has overcome many obstacles to pursue his dream of a higher education. Watch his inspiring story below.

Día de los Muertos & Halloween Enliven Campus Sprit

SJCC had a busy week with events celebrating Dia de los Muertos and Halloween. The Día de los Muertos celebration on October 30, featured skull face painting offered by the Cosmetology department for anyone excited to get into the spirit of the festivities. The campus community participated in a traditional procession through the campus, including…

ESL Club’s Book Sale

SJCC ESL Club’s fall semester book sale was a huge success. Many students dropped by to donate books and to support the members of the club. ESL thanks everyone who donated and supported this event through volunteering and encouraging other students to donate.

Cesar’s Words Come to Life at the Library

Eight banners honoring Cesar Chavez were installed on light poles around the entrance to our library that was named in his honor in 2000. The artwork was provided by the Chavez Foundation, which displayed similar banners recently at the State Capitol. The banners convey #CesarsWords which focus on quotes from the iconic late labor leader…

SJCC Faculty Facilitates Understanding of Latinx History & Mesoamerican Music

As part of Latinx Heritage Month, the Professional Development Committee, Chicana/o Studies, and Music Department conducted  Latinx History 101 workshops with Jesus Covarrubias, Andres Rodriguez and Juan Gamboa The workshops answered many questions about Latinx History and the importance of Mesoamerican indigenous music. More than 100 SJCC students enjoyed amazing lecture-demonstrations that took them on a…

Community Partners Celebrate Success at Milpitas Extension

By Michael Mooney, Director of the Milpitas College Extension On October 23, the San Jose City College Milpitas Extension hosted a Partner Appreciation Luncheon to honor our community partners who made the first three years at the Extension an incredible success.  As Chancellor Breland noted in his remarks that just a few years ago there…

Jaguar Market Officially Opens With Big Celebration

San José College officially opened, on Oct. 22, its brand new Jaguar Market, which provides free and fresh groceries to all students. The campus community also celebrated the opening of the Career Closet which provides new and gently used business attire to students for job interviews and job fairs. Students modeled the clothing to an…