College to host Disability Awareness Day
HOUSTON — San Jacinto College (SJC) will host Disability Awareness Day to promote awareness of issues faced by persons with disabilities. The event will take place Thursday, June 23 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Monument Room, located in the Slovacek Student Center at the North campus, 5800 Uvalde Road in the North Channel area. The event is free and open to the public.
“This will be an opportunity for people to receive information on service provided within higher education, by local social service agencies, and various other organizations,” commented Senta Eastern, disability service counselor at the North campus.
In addition to SJC faculty and staff members, representatives from several agencies will be on hand to provide information, including Houston Center for Independent Living, Texas Veterans Commission, Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services, and the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Foundation.
About San Jacinto 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 50 years. The College is committed to the goals and aspirations of a diverse population of more than 29,000 students in over 140 degree and certificate options, including university transfer and career-track choices. Students also benefit from the College’s job training programs, renowned for meeting the needs of growing industries in the region. San Jacinto College. Your Goals. Your College. For more information about San Jacinto College, please call 281-998-6150, visit www.sanjac.edu, or find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/SanJacintoCollege.