Articles tagged with "clubs"
Science and socks
College of the Mainland Science Club and biology students donated socks, a much-needed staple, for residents at the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County this holiday season.
COM student voted SGA regional president
Serving as a voice of students on campus, College of the Mainland Student Government Association president Carlos Torres is now leading the region.
Dig deeper into geology at open house
Explore dozens of fossils, minerals and rocks during the COM Geology Club Open House April 24 from 6-8 p.m. in the Technical-Vocational Building Room 1153.
Geology Club uses fossils, gems to educate at mineral show
Glistening geodes and fossilized seahorses entranced parents and kids alike at the College of the Mainland's Geology Club exhibit at the Clear Lake Gem and Mineral Show at the Pasadena Convention Center.
Students showcase skills at COM Duck Debate
Nine colleges from Louisiana to Washington traveled to College of the Mainland for the third annual Duck Debates Tournament March 6-7.
Fossil digging, mountain climbing part of COM science education
From the heights of Hill Country domes to pristine coastal habitats, science education at College of the Mainland goes beyond the classroom.
Hitchcock dual credit student triumphs in first COM debate camp
A first debate tournament was a win for 16-year-old Drager Landry, a College of the Mainland dual credit student from Hitchcock High School.
COM volunteers help finish Habitat for Humanity home
Aug. 2 is a day emblazoned on Janelle Thewett’s calendar – the day she receives the keys to her new home.
COM students show off sharks and specimens at Bay Day
Dogfish sharks and other creatures of the deep sparked children and parents’ curiosity at the Galveston Bay Foundation’s Bay Day Festival at Kemah Boardwalk.
COM honor society inducts 28
A total of 28 students participated in the spring induction ceremony of Phi Theta Kappa, the national community college honor society, at College of the Mainland.
COM Debate Team Sweeps Top Community College Honors
Continuing a four-tournament winning streak, College of the Mainland was recognized as the top community college in the sixth annual Eddy Shell Invitational Debate Tournament hosted by Bossier Parish Community College in Bossier City, La.
COM SGA welcomes state representative District 23 candidates
The COM Student Government Association recently held roundtables with two candidate for District 23 state representative to learn more about election issues.
COM professor named 2014 Phi Theta Kappa Faculty Scholar
Encouraging students to excel is what Dr. Chris Allen does best. Recently the College of the Mainland biology professor received the international honor of being named a Phi Theta Kappa 2014 Faculty Scholar for his demonstrated excellence in teaching and understanding of the 2014-2015 Honors Study Topic, “Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration.”
COM student government named to regional post
Seeking to promote the cause of community college students, the Texas Junior College Student Government Association represents the more than 730,000 students enrolled at community colleges across Texas.
COM debate team's winning streak unbroken
Bounding to their third win this semester, the College of the Mainland Debate Team garnered the Top Community College Award at the Tiger Invitational International Public Debate Tournament held at East Texas Baptist University.
"Stand proud" message of women in industry to students
College of the Mainland process technology students converge at this club meeting in anticipation of special guests – five professionals with more than fifty years of combined experience in the chemical, oil and gas industries.
New SGA officers take oath, share dreams
Creating a government of the students, for the students, six new officers took the oath of office in a ceremony that moved some in the audience to tears as students shared their stories and dreams for College of the Mainland’s future.
COM debater awarded
Taryn Clark’s quick thinking and calmness under pressure was rewarded with a trophy at the Eddy Shell Invitational International Public Debate Association tournament in Bossier City, Louisiana.
Geology Club organizes party for kids at UTMB
It was all smiles as students from College of the Mainland created a birthday party—complete with goody bags and homemade cupcakes—for patients at John Sealy Children’s Hospital at University of Texas Medical Branch.
COM students meet state representatives, tour Capitol
Many students’ idea of state government is a textbook blurb peppered with Latin phrases.
COM hosts first Duck Debates
Debating sports, politics, pop culture and debate itself, students from four colleges participated in COM's Duck Debates, the first tournament hosted by COM.
SALUTE to success
The SALUTE Veterans National Honor Society, the first higher education honor society solely for current or former military members, has inducted the COM Veterans Association as an official chapter.
COM students inspired to mentor others
Inspired by a statewide Latino-affairs conference, College of the Mainland students became motivated to encourage high school students to pursue further education.