Students and employees lend a hand to Harvey-affected residents
As the widespread Tropical Storm Harvey damage was revealed, the College of the Mainland staff and students stepped up to help the surrounding community.
Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund created
College of the Mainland Foundation has created a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to help impacted COM students and employees.
COM reschedules opening of fall classes to Sept. 11
In an effort to respond to the needs of our community impacted by Tropical Storm Harvey, College of the Mainland will delay the opening of its fall 2017 classes until Monday, Sept. 11.
COM music professor publishes seventh book
College of the Mainland professor John Kiefer's seventh book, “Electric Baroque,” was released this summer.
Camera-less photos on display at COM
Photos created without a camera take center stage in Lauren Lohman’s exhibit at College of the Mainland Aug. 28 to Sept. 28 in the COM Fine Arts Building.
COM grad wins Terry Scholarship
Kaci Maris is on her way to the University of Houston – armed with scholarships and awards earned this summer and while at College of the Mainland.
COM students gives women’s shelter day of pampering
Eight women from a women’s shelter in Galveston were treated to breakfast, free haircuts and manicures and pedicures by the College of the Mainland Cosmetology Club.
COM professor’s art on display internationally
College of the Mainland professor Kristy Peet’s photographs have been on display in Houston, Dallas, Georgia, and now China.
Make work safe with OSHA training
Individuals can prepare to enter industry or to expand their skills with Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 and 30-hour training at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute this fall.
Nursing robots breathe, talk and give birth
When students walk into the College of the Mainland nursing simulation lab, they hear a piercing newborn cry – but no baby is in sight.
From first COM graduating class to college historian
After helping fight to create a community college in mainland Galveston, Tillie Henson became one of the first to take a seat in its classes.
COM closed for convocation Aug. 21
College of the Mainland will be closed Aug. 21 so employees can participate in professional development at convocation.
Learning on vacation: students trek through Belize and Europe
Hiking through the jungle, snorkeling in reefs and touring the Louvre were a few of the adventures College of the Mainland students had on study abroad trips to Belize and Europe this summer.
5 ways to pay for classes
As the deadline to pay for fall classes at College of the Mainland approaches on Aug. 16, plan now how to fund your classes.
COM operator helps students find what they're looking for
Students who call the COM main telephone number are greeted by Debby Korn’s friendly voice.
Small businesses, big dreams
Devin Gary plans to start an engineering firm.
New continuing education classes open for registration
Join one of College of the Mainland’s continuing education classes, open for registration July 31, to launch a career or explore a hobby.
COM coordinator named to international emergency manager commission
Trish McIntosh, College of the Mainland emergency management coordinator, has been invited to serve on the International Association of Emergency Managers Certification Commission starting in 2018.
COM begins town hall meetings
The board of the Dickinson Chamber of Commerce met with Dr. Warren Nichols, president of College of the Mainland, on July 27 to provide input for the college’s five-year strategic plan.
From academic suspension to academic counselor
Chelsea Murray, of Houston, has already beaten the odds – and now she wants to help other students do the same.
New business communication, persuasion courses at COM
In the world of social media and half-truths, learn how to spot illogical arguments with College of the Mainland’s Argumentation class coming fall 2017.
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.