ASG Hosts Children’s Holiday Party

San Jose City College Associated Student Government hosted its Given Tree Kids Fest. It was a toy drive and a holiday party for the children of students and employees. Santa even made an appearance. Children received toys, decorated cookies and enjoyed watching Christmas classics!

SJCC Grads Featured on NBC

Great story on NBC Bay Area about two former SJCC students — Martin Slyngstad and Jack Clark — who have become leaders at Center for Social Dynamics. CSD is one of our partners providing internships for our students and whose CEO Pete Pallares was the commencement speaker at our last graduation ceremony. See the story here.

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…

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…

SJCC Jaguar Stars in Ad Campaign

The Jag is here, and there, and everywhere. Our beloved mascot is delivering for San José City College in a big way. The Jag is starring in a 30-second commercial that is being shown at the San Jose DMV office on Senter Road. So, you can be entertained and informed while you wait to get…

SJECCD Supports Undocumented Students with Action Week, Oct. 14 – 18, 2019

San José – Evergreen Community College District (SJECCD) joins community colleges across the state for Undocumented Student Week of Action, October 14 – 18, 2019, to advocate and provide support services for our undocumented students. Since President Trump’s 2017 announcement to rescind the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the status of undocumented students…

SJCC Students & Faculty Attend Teachers for Social Justice Conference

By Juan Gamboa, Jr., SJCC Ethnic Studies Professor On Saturday, October 12, 2019, MEChA and Chicana/Chicano Studies de San Jose City College gathered to attend the 19th annual Teachers for Social Justice (T4SJ) Conference in San Francisco. T4SJ always makes this conference free of cost in Silicon Valley despite the skyrocketing cost of living to…

New Water Filter Stations at SJCC!

What better way to save the turtles and getting on the hydroflask trend than water filters on campus! Stop buying plastic waste water bottles and grab a reusable one, just take it to school and find the nearest filter. Currently San Jose City College has a few in these locations: (2) Technology Building – 1st…

EOPS Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Whether you are a first a generation college student, Dreamer, veteran, single parent, foster youth, or financially disadvantaged, Extended Opportunity Program & Services (EOPS) has been helping all students succeed for a half-century. Among other things, EOPS students learn how to transfer to the UC and CSU campuses of their choice, how to get book…

SJCC Lady Jags Softball Racks Up the Accolades

Congratulations Coach Terrell Jones for being selected as the Easton/NFCA Assistant Coach of the Year! Read more about it here. “Coach Jones has been one of the best assistant coaches in my 28 years at San Jose City College,” said head coach Debbie Huntze-Rooney. “His passion, commitment, guidance, respect of players, coaches, and umpires, and…