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WCJC Band presents a ‘Knight’ of Medieval selections April 1

Members of the WCJC Pioneer Band practice for their upcoming concert on April 1. From left are Caleb Korenek on trumpet, Gabrielle Gonzalez on tenor sax and Miranda Machicek on alto sax.

Knights, castles and maidens are on the bill for the Wharton County Junior College Pioneer Band’s spring concert, scheduled for Tuesday, April 1 at the Horton Foote Theatre in the Duson-Hansen Fine Arts Building at the Wharton campus. The annual concert will feature selections from the well-known production, Camelot, as well as an original arrangement […]

Fort Bend Friends & Neighbors Foundation scholarship applications available

Are you planning to attend a Fort Bend County campus for college next year?  Check out this scholarship.  FBFN Foundation, the charitable arm of Fort Bend Friends and Neighbors, is offering scholarships (for tuition, fees and books) to Fort Bend County students. To be eligible students must meet the following criteria:  graduated from or will […]

Water and energy to be the focus of World Water Day on March 22

Once again, Houston Community College Southwest will participate in the United Nations’ World Water Day by hosting a day-long workshop Saturday, March 22, at the college’s Stafford Learning Hub. The theme this year studies the nexus of “Water and Energy.” A collaboration between HCC Southwest and the United Nations Association, the event is held annually […]

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to offer Professional Food Manager Certification Training Course

Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States.  Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness.  If under the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) jurisdiction each food establishment is required to have […]

WCJC Fine Arts Dept. performa “Fortinbras”

Wharton County Junior College’s Fine Arts Department will present Fortinbras on February 20-22, at the Horton Foote Theatre in the Duson-Hansen Fine Arts Building on the Wharton campus. Show times are at 7 p.m. The play is free and open to the public. The play is suitable for ages 16 and older. Pictured front row (L-R): David Hesse (Pearland), Kristi Callies (Beasley), Laurn Rozner (Lolita), Isabella Nidever (Sugar Land). Middle row (L-R): David Hiebert (Rosenberg), Leofrice Tilley (Cuero), Dylan Callies (Beasley), John Ramirez (Rosenberg) and back row (L-R): Whitney McClendon (Wharton), Bryson Baugus (Richmond), Issac Cox (Beasley), Nathan Grumbles (Needville), Katelyn Wood (El Campo), Jamie Gonzales (Rosenberg). Photo by Amanda Heard

The Wharton County Junior College Fine Arts Department’s upcoming play Fortinbras will be held February 20 through 22 at the Horton Foote Theatre in the Duson-Hansen Fine Arts Building on the Wharton campus. Show times are at 7 p.m. The play is free and open to the public. The play is suitable for ages 16 […]

Starting your college career: Prepare and place at the right level

Students new to Houston Community College are required to take the new Texas Success Initiative (TSI) assessment test. The TSI Assessment determines new students’ preparation level for reading, writing and math, and places them in the most appropriate level of courses based on their college readiness. Preparing for the TSI Assessment test is critical to […]

29th Annual Fort Bend County Vegetable Conference February 6

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Brazoria, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Wharton, and Waller Counties will host the 29th Annual Fort Bend County Vegetable Conference on Thursday, February 6, from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in Building “B&C” of the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds, 4310 Hwy. 36 South in Rosenberg, Texas.  Registration on or before […]

George Foundation College Scholarship/Financial Aid information seminar set for January 23

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High school seniors, parents, youth counselors, and college students of all ages and classifications can learn about scholarships offered by the George Foundation at a free seminar being held Thursday, January 23.  The event takes place on the University of Houston Sugar Land campus in the Susan Ryon Davis Multipurpose Room in Brazos Hall, 14004 […]

HCC Southwest hosts tomorrow’s business leaders

Courtyard Class: Girl Scouts gather in the courtyard of HCC Southwest Stafford Campus for some role playing on cookie sales.

Smart Cookie Terms like business plans, mission statements, customer base, risk management and business ethics are expected in the market place as high powered business types use them every day. But they were the buzz words of a new breed of business leader when  Houston Community College Southwest hosted Cookie College for Girl Scouts of […]

WCJC graduates 23 students in nursing program

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Wharton County Junior College is pleased to announce the recent graduation of  23 students from its Associate of Applied Science Degree in Nursing program offered at the WCJC Sugar Land Campus.The graduates pictured front row left to right include: Kaylyn Schneider of Sealy, Esther Saugar-Velasco of Sugar Land, Katherine Noriega of Guy, Sara Mays and […]

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