COM Students Competing for Theater Awards
Theater students from College of the Mainland received Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival awards and will compete with students from a five-state region later this month in Abilene.
Candidates File for Positions on COM Board of Trustees
Four candidates have filed for a position on the College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, including a current student. The election is set for Saturday, May 4.
COMPeers Host Valentine's Day Pizza Party
More than 20 volunteers from College of the Mainland hosted a Valentine’s Day-themed evening for residents at Ronald McDonald House Galveston on Friday, Feb. 8.
COM Students Attend Day at the Capitol
About 35 College of the Mainland students traveled to Austin to attend Community College Day at the Texas Capitol last month.
COM Named a Military Friendly School
College of the Mainland has been listed as one of the nation’s top Military Friendly Schools for providing veterans and their spouses with the best opportunities for post-secondary education.
COM Staff and Faculty Gather for Spring Convocation
The new COM Conference Center served as the hub for Spring Convocation on Jan. 14 as staff and faculty members gathered to hear an update on the college from President Dr. Warren Nichols.
College of the Mainland Assist Local Authorities
College of the Mainland lent its support to local authorities when various law enforcement agencies and volunteers joined forces to search for a missing 7-year-old boy.
COM Employees Helping Federal Workers
College of the Mainland employees are joining forces with others within Galveston County to aid federal workers impacted by the government shutdown.
Climate Survey Extended to COM Employees
College of the Mainland employees are being asked for their views on the college’s learning environment.
COM Employees Surpass United Way Goal
College of the Mainland employees raised $13,000 during this year’s United Way campaign. The mark surpassed the goal of $12,000.
COM Hosts Elected Officials
College of the Mainland hosted a Legislative Breakfast on Monday, Nov. 19 to share its goals and successes with local elected officials.
COMPeers Collecting Toys for Blue Santa
New and unwrapped toys are being collected by COMPeers in support of the Texas City Police Department’s Blue Santa program.
COM Math Instruction Received Recognition
A College of the Mainland math program aimed at helping underprepared students which has seen great success received distinguished recognition at a recent statewide conference.
College of the Mainland Offers College Application and Financial Aid Assistance
Applying for college and financial aid can be confusing so College of the Mainland employees hosted a Generation Texas Challenge application event to help students and their parents with the process.
Voters Say "Yes" to COM Bond
Voters within the College of the Mainland Taxing District overwhelmingly approved a $162.5 million bond referendum on Tuesday, Nov. 6, paving the way for the construction of three new academic buildings on the Texas City campus.
Voters Deciding on COM Referendum
Voters will decide the outcome of the College of the Mainland’s $162.5 million bond referendum tomorrow - Tuesday, Nov. 6 – as well as other mid-term election positions in federal, state and local elections.
Ching Recognized as November Employee of the Month
Lorrin Ching, according to a co-worker, has a willingness to help others. That description was spot on when Ching helped save a man’s life in September despite risking his own life.
COM Kicks Off United Way Campaign
Helping others is something College of the Mainland employees are known for doing. Whether in the aftermath of a natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey or aiding someone suffering from an illness, the COM family is there.
New GPS Logo Selected
The vote is in for a logo to represent the Guided Pathways at College of the Mainland.
COM Conference Center Opens
The new College of the Mainland Conference Center opened with great fanfare the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 22 with more than 350 community members and COM employees in attendance.
Community Events on Tap
As a community college, College of the Mainland students, staff and faculty are known for giving back to the community. This will be evident in the coming weeks as COM participates in the Bay Area Heart Walk and the Mothers Against Drunk Driving Southeast Texas fun run.
COMPeers Continue to Support Community
COMPeers, a College of the Mainland employee volunteer group, is partnering with the Texas City Police Department for this year’s Blue Santa program as the continues to support community groups and initiatives throughout Galveston County.
Abandoned Duck Eggs and Nests Being Removed
Ducks on the College of the Mainland campus are prevalent. So are duck eggs.
Six Honored with COM Distinguished Service Award
Two College of the Mainland employees and four student nurses were honored Tuesday, Oct. 16 with the college’s first ever Distinguished Service Award for their efforts in resuscitating and saving a man’s life on campus.
COM Student Nurses Help Resuscitate and Revive Electrician on Campus
Four nursing students at College of the Mainland, who were on break from a medical management of defibrillation cardiac resuscitation (CPR) class, jumped into action Sept. 19 when an electrician was electrocuted.