From student to board member
Rachel Delgado, vice chair of the board of trustees of College of the Mainland, remembers being a student at COM.
Free August safety classes
The Center for Risk Management will host two no-cost classes to help individuals and companies increases safety – Blood-borne Pathogens: Disease Transmission Prevention Aug. 4 and Improving Your Respiratory Protection Program Aug. 18.
Dive into Oceanography at the College of the Mainland
Students can explore marine life, tides, oceanic models and take a field trip to the beach in College of the Mainland’s new Oceanography course (GEOL_1445).
10 years of COM safety grads serving in NASA, industry
Christi Baker, College of the Mainland graduate, knows her role as safety technician for Turner Industries Group is critical.
COM students serving region
College of the Mainland students will again be ambassadors for community college students on a regional level.
Musical mystery "Song of Singapore" now at COM Community Theatre
Enjoy a wacky parody of classic movies – full of music and intrigue – with “Song of Singapore” July 13-30 at College of the Mainland Community Theatre.
Cosmetology Open House July 24
Tour the Salon at College of the Mainland, meet instructors and ask questions about programs and services at an open house July 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
First electrical and instrumentation students graduate
COM’s first electrical and instrumentation students are ready for work – and some have already landed jobs in industry.
New sign language, German classes at COM
Learn to communicate with many cultures in two language courses offered at College of the Mainland for the first time.
COM Moving Forward and Looking to the Future
Last week trustees and administrators of College of the Mainland fleshed out long-term plans for the future—one that includes modernizing current facilities and building new ones, and making an education at the 50-year-old college more accessible in days to come.
COM buyer helps classes get quality supplies
Students using pipettes in COM’s science labs or new furniture in COM’s computer labs have Jerri Glenn to thank.
COM announces design contest winner
Steve Schuenke, a graphic artist at the University of Texas Medical Branch, won the College of the Mainland parking permit design contest.
Free safety classes in July
Learn how to protect yourself from workplace hazards and keep records for OSHA in two no-cost classes at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute in July.
COM fifth in nation in science technology graduates
COM is tied for fifth in the nation in the number of degrees awarded in science technologies/technicians in 2016, according to a report by Community College Week. COM graduated 78 Process Technology Program students in 2016.
COM launches new medical assistant degree
College of the Mainland will be offering a new medical assistant associate degree in Fall 2017 in addition to the medical assistant certificate for students looking to further their careers in the field.
First emergency management student graduates
College of the Mainland, the only community college in the Houston/Galveston area with an emergency management program, has graduated its first student.
Making a difference for a decade: COM Upward Bound $1.3M grant renewed
When Karol Paredes, of Dickinson, steps onto campus at Texas A&M Kingsville as a botany major, she’s beating the odds.
Skipworth elected new board member
Melissa Skipworth will take a seat as a new member on the College of the Mainland board of trustees after winning the June 17 runoff election.
Students explore careers at COM camp
High school students explored a fire engine, watched a welder at work and toured nursing labs at College of the Mainland’s fourth annual Career Exploration Camp.
COM recognizes top students with dean's and president's lists
A round of applause to the 215 students who made the Dean's List and the 117 students who made the President's List.
COM celebrates Juneteenth
Tillie Henson, COM archivist and among COM’s first students, shared about her journey with COM.
Teachers of the Year: Making Science Fun
Passion and compassion were two essentials that students cited when voting professors Jessica Jemison-Williams and Jennifer Robinson College of the Mainland Teachers of the Year.
COM graduates 56 high school students with degrees
A total of 88 students – and one dog – graduated from College of the Mainland Collegiate High School this year, and 56 have earned associate degrees by high school graduation.
Fall classes open for registration
Begin your pathway to success this fall with College of the Mainland’s associate degree and certificate program classes, now open for fall registration.
Ranked #2, COM student heading to billiards nationals
For Burak Temel, pool is like chess.