Public invited to free diabetes workshop on April 24

04.12.2018 | By Jeannie Peng Mansyur

PASADENA, Texas – The San Jacinto College Community Education Center will host a diabetes workshop in partnership with Legacy Community Health. 

Someone is diagnosed with diabetes every 21 seconds, according to the American Diabetes Association. The workshop will provide a basic overview of the disease, fact and figures and ways to prevent diabetes. There will be free glucose screenings, and healthy refreshments will be available. The event is free and open to the public and scheduled from 12 to 1 p.m. on April 24 in the Interactive Learning Center in room 108 (C-1.108) on the College’s Central Campus.

The Community Education Center is a part of the College’s Continuing and Professional Development division and offers monthly health and wellness workshops and information sessions on education and job training. 

To reserve a seat, email communityeducation@sjcd.edu. The San Jacinto College Central Campus is located at 8060 Spencer Highway in Pasadena. 

About the Continuing and Professional Development division
This division at San Jacinto College provides continuing education and training for both current and future employees in the professional and technical job sectors, as well as provides the public with noncredit open enrollment course options to enhance their lives. Professional and technical training is available through contract training, open enrollment, and grant funding. For more information, call 281-476-1838 or visit the Continuing and Professional Development division website.

 

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, since 1961. As a fiscally sound institution, the College currently holds bond ratings of AA and Aa2 by Standard & Poor’s and Moody’s, respectively. San Jacinto College is a 2017 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence Rising Star Award recipient and an Achieving the Dream Leader College. Approximately 45,000 credit and non-credit students each year benefit from a support system that maps out a pathway for success. The College offers eight areas of study that prepare a diverse body of students to transfer to four-year colleges or universities or enter the workforce with the skills needed to support the growing industries along the Texas Gulf Coast. San Jacinto College graduates contribute nearly $690 million each year to the Texas workforce.

For more information about San Jacinto College call 281-998-6150, visit sanjac.edu or join the conversation on Facebook and Twitter.