Additional Pedestrian Access Closures Starting Thursday, September 19
Due to ongoing campus construction, pedestrian access from Parking Lot F to the Math/Science Building and Learning Resources Center will be closed starting Thursday, September 19.
Theater Director Receives Houston Press Theatre Award
H. Russ Brown, Head of Theatre/Artistic Director at College of the Mainland was recently honored as Best Fight Director in the 2019 Houston Press Theatre Awards for his fight choreography on the Alley Theatre’s recent hit production of The Three Musketeers.
Piano Professor Performs at Smithsonian
Dr. Paul Boyd, a piano professor at College of the Mainland, performed in concert a song cycle, “Who Am I?”, at the Smithsonian recently. The sold-out performance was received with a standing ovation.
Be Part of a Sound Adventure at College of the Mainland
A sound adventure is happening at College of the Mainland’s Instrumental Music Department. The end of summer will bring back the performing ensembles at COM and area musicians are invited to become part of that sound adventure. The ensembles include the Concert Band, Jazz Ensemble, Jazz Combo, Guitar Orchestra and Saxophone Ensemble. Each group is looking for musicians who are interested in being involved in group performance.
Benefits Fair for COM Employees Set
College of the Mainland employees are encouraged to attend a Benefits Fair hosted by the Human Resources Department on Wednesday, June 5.
More Than 900 Graduate from College of the Mainland
More than 900 College of the Mainland students earned associate degrees and certificates during commencement ceremonies held Saturday, May 18.
Robles Named COM Scholar
Rosecel Robles will graduate from College of the Mainland on Saturday as only the second student in school history to be designated a COM Scholar.
New App Aimed to Assist Students Now Available
An app for a new management system aimed at giving College of the Mainland students to stay on the right pathway and provide guidance from registration to graduation is now available to download on students’ mobile phones.
COM Job Fair Attracts More Than 30 Employers
More than 30 businesses and organizations took part in a spring Job Fair for College of the Mainland students to secure employment.
Three Elected to COM Board of Trustees
Voters in the College of the Mainland Taxing District elected three new members to the COM Board of Trustees.
COM Participates in Cinco de Mayo Parade
College of the Mainland was well represented during the Cinco de Mayo parade in Texas City.
2019 COM Commencement Ceremonies Set for May 18
Commence ceremonies for College of the Mainland are scheduled for Saturday, May 18 at Abundant Life Center in La Marque.
Collegiate High School Recognizes Graduates
More than 100 area high school students were honored during the 15th annual Collegiate High School Recognition Banquet on May 2.
Community Offers Support for COM Scholarships
Seeing a need for financial support, some area organizations and individuals have contributed toward scholarships for well-deserving College of the Mainland students.
COM Hosts Annual Veterans Fair
The College of the Mainland Office for Veteran Success hosted its annual Veterans Health, Resource & Employment Fair on April 25.
Three COM Trustees Attend Their Last Board Meeting
Three College of the Mainland Board of Trustee members said their good-byes at the April 29 meeting. The three – Rachel Delgado, Rosalie Kettler and Bennie Matthews – all chose not to seek re-election.
COM Cosmetology Students Take Part in Operation Cinderella
College of the Mainland cosmetology students provided their services free of charge on Saturday, April 27 to high school students about to attend their prom during their annual Operation Cinderella project.
COM Celebrates Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month
Asian fashion and food highlighted this year’s Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month held on April 30 in the COM Conference Center.
COM Students Recognized at Academic Symposium
College of the Mainland hosted the seventh annual Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Academic Symposium on April 26 and four COM students walked away with top honors.
COM PTEC Team Takes Third at National Competition
A Process Technology team from College of the Mainland placed third among teams from across the country in the North American Process Technology Alliance Troubleshooting Skills Competition held over the weekend.
Grand Opening Held for Renovated Student Center; Dedication of Bennie Matthews Commons
College of the Mainland held a grand opening for its renovated Student Center on Monday, April 29 and also dedicated the first floor of the building in honor of longtime Trustee Bennie Matthews.
COM Among Industrial Trade Show Participants
College of the Mainland was well represented at this year’s Industrial Trade Show held at the Doyle Convention Center.
Collegiate High School Highlights Rotary Meeting
College of the Mainland programs were recently highlighted during presentations to the Rotary Club of Texas City.
COM Trustee Bennie Matthews Recognized
The Galveston County Commissioner’s Court on Monday, April 22 approved a resolution honoring longtime College of the Mainland Trustee Bennie Matthews.
Early Voting Begins for COM Trustee Election
Today is the start of early voting for various municipal elections, including the College of the Mainland trustee election. Voters within Galveston County can cast a ballot at any of the early voting locations throughout the county, including the COM Conference Center and the north county learning center in League City.