Male Summit Brings Hundreds of Students to Campus

SJCC’s fall Male Summit drew more than 200 students from 12 San Jose High Schools. They had a chance to attend student and life skills workshops, like Dress for Success and Money Management, and get a taste of college life. Great job by the SJCC Outreach Team in organzing this annual event. We hope to…

A November to Remember

November was another big month for San José City College with lots of important stories to share. This is what we’re covering in the latest edition of The Roar. Dance Department’s Choreographic Confessions A New Take on Cinderella is a Big Hit Celebrating American Indian Heritage Month Preventing Campus Bike Thefts City College Times Wins…

Don’t Miss Choreographic Confessions

San Jose City College Dance Program is proud to present “Choreographic Confessions” the Fall 2019 student choreographed concert.  This semester, student choreographers and performers have created an evening of dances that range from Ballet to Jazz and Hip-hop to Modern.  These works convey the struggle of freedom fighters, express visions of the night, question good…

Cinderella Eats Rice and Beans a Big Success on Campus and in the Community

San José City College’s Theater Arts program showcased its latest musical last week; Cinderella Eats Beans and Rice, a modern take of the Cinderella story. Instead of an evil step-sister, her name is Rosa and the most popular girl in middle school. Replacing the blonde, blue-eyed beauty we’ve come to know, we are introduced to a…

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…

Preventing Campus Bicycle Thefts

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…

City College Times Wins Journalism Awards

San Jose City College’s very own journalism department is on the rise with six awards given to staff on November 16th. The City College Times won the awards at the 2019 JACC NorCal Conference at San Jose State University.  Generously, a journalist friend had paid for every students’ registration fees so those invited could attend…

SJCC Promotes Apprenticeship Opportunities

SJCC hosted an event focused on new and innovative apprenticeship programs, which provided information, courses, and resources for San Jose City College students. Students heard from guest speakers representing East Side Union High School District, Microfacturing Instututes, Work2future, Microsoft, San José City College, and the California Community College’s Chancellor’s Office. Students considered that while having…

International Education Day Brings the World to SJCC

International students attending San José City College hosted its Let’s Spill Tea event celebrating International Education Day. International students brought and shared traditional meals and snacks from their native countries, and a number of them stood before their fellow classmates and presented a bit about themselves and their countries. These presentations highlighted their traditions, their…

Chancellor Voices Unwavering Support for DACA Students

Dear SJECCD Community:As the United States Supreme Court hears arguments on the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program this week, I want to take time to reiterate San José – Evergreen Community College District’s (SJECCD) commitment to the proposition that quality, affordable higher education; job training; and career development opportunities should…