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MEDIA & Marketing Contact

  All Media Inquiries are handled by the SJCC President's Office.  Please contact: 

Daniel Garza,  Director of Marketing and Communications


direct: 408-288-3163


SJCC Marketing/Design Request Form (Internal Staff Only) ​

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Community Partnerships

La Raza Commencement is an opportunity for students and their families to share this joyous event in a bilingual/bicultural ceremony.  This special occasion includes an evening dinner, a keynote speaker, accomplishment and recognition awards, and personalized speeches by the graduates. The Latino Education Association (L.E.A.), along with sponsorships our community, this event is made possible at no cost to students and their guests. L.E.A. looks forward to hosting the event every year.Latino Education Association student at graduation

Latino Education Association Scholarships

Complete application requirements, procedures, and deadlines are available at the SJSC Financial Aid website. 

Latino Education Association Castellano Family Transfer Student Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $500 (3 awards)

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Must be a Latina/Latino student currently enrolled at SJCC

2. Must have completed at least 30 transferable units

3. be transferring to a 4-year institution as a full-time student within the next academic year

4. Must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5

5. Demonstrated commitment to community service

Latino Education Association Dr. George Castro Transfer Scholarship

Scholarship amount: $500 (2 awards)

Applicants must be a MATH/SCIENCE/ENGINEERING MAJOR Transfer student from SJCC or EVC planning to enroll in both the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 at least 12 units per semester.

Eligibility Requirements:

1. The minimum of a 2.5 cumulative SJCC/EVC G.P.A

2. Applicants must show involvement and active participation in the Chicano/Latino community at large or in Chicano/Latino campus organizations.

3. Applicants must demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the philosophy, works and contributions of Dr. George Castro by drawing from his scholarship in the application essay.

4. Finalists must be available for an interview with the selection committee chair on the third week of May. Candidates will be photographed as part of the interview process.

Latino Education Association Cesar Chavez Continuing Student Scholarship

Scholarship Amount: $250 (3 awards)

Eligibility Requirements:

1. Must be a Latina/Latino student currently enrolled at SJCC

2. Must be enrolled at SJCC in at least 9 units during the Spring 2014 semester

3. Must have completed at least 12 units at SJCC by the end of the Fall 2013 semester with a 2.5 GPA

4. Demonstrated commitment to community service

Day of the Dead

SJCC's Latino Education Association and Department of Art hosts the El Día de los Muertos.  Each year an exhibit features SJCC student and community artists displaying Day of the Dead inspired artwork at the Carmen Castellano Fine Arts Center.  Students are welcome to join the weekly activities leading up to a closing reception. Student volunteers decorate altars open for anyone to bring something to honor a deceased loved one. The annual celebration includes live music, free snacks and refreshments, and fun. This event is free and open to all San Jose City College students.
Dia de Los Muertos

About Day of the Dead

The Day of the Dead (El Día de los Muertos) is a holiday celebrated in Mexico and observed in many other parts of the world. The holiday focuses on gatherings of family and friends to pray for and remember friends and family members who have died. The celebration traditionally occurs Nov. 1 and 2 in connection with the Catholic holiday of All Saints' Day on Nov. 1 and All Souls' Day on Nov. 2.Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased, using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the departed, and visiting graves with these as gifts.

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