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.
Easter Bunny Pays a Visit to COM Lab School
The Easter Bunny made a surprise visit to the children at the College of the Mainland Child Development Lab School.
COM Lifelong Learning Center Students Earn Art Show Awards
Students from College of the Mainland’s Lifelong Learning Center walked away with awards for their remarkable art work during the 20th Annual Texas City Art Festival.
Fliger Named VP of Instruction, Awaits Board Approval
Following a nation-wide search, College of the Mainland has extended an offer to Dr. Jerry Fliger to serve as Vice President of Instruction.
Phi Theta Kappa Installs New Members
Forty-five students at College of the Mainland were welcomed into the Sigma Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society this year. An induction ceremony was held on April 12 at the COM Conference Center.
COM Students Take Part in Trash Bash
More than a dozen College of the Mainland students and employees helped pick up litter along Dickinson Bayou as part of this year’s River, Lakes, Bay ‘N Bayous Trash Bash on March 30.
COM Registration Opens In Renovated Student Center
The signs said it all. Registration for the 2019 Summer and Fall classes was moved from the Enrollment Center to the Student Center on the first day of registration – April 9.
Nichols Gives State of Education Address
College of the Mainland President Dr. Warren Nichols was one of three guest speakers at the annual State of Education breakfast hosted by the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce on April 4.
Employees Recognized at Dinner
College of the Mainland employees were treated to an Employee Recognition Dinner complete with a casino night.
Tinsley Named Employee of the Year
Johnny Tinsley, a maintenance worker at College of the Mainland, was selected as the 2018-2019 Employee of the Year at the college.
PTK Says Thanks to Maintenance and Facilities Staff
Members of Phi Theta Kappa honor society paid it forward on March 1 when they hosted a “Serving Those Who Serve Us” luncheon to recognize the maintenance and facilities staff at College of the Mainland.
Donors, Students Gather for Appreciation Luncheon
More than 200 gathered for the annual Student & Donor Appreciation Luncheon on May 8 to thank those who generously contributed toward scholarship for College of the Mainland students.
Abduction Survivor Shares Her Story
Motivational speaker and child abduction survivor Jennifer Schuett told her incredible story during Women’s History Month celebration at College of the Mainland.
Employees Relocating to Student Center
The Administration Building/Enrollment Center will close at noon on Friday, April 5, as employees who work in the building relocate to the newly renovated Student Center.
Dedication of Student Center Commons Planned
Students, faculty and staff are invited to the grand opening of the renovated Student Center and dedication of the Bennie Matthews Commons on Monday, April 29.
COM Representatives Attend Galveston County Day at the Capitol
More than 200 Galveston County representatives, including some from College of the Mainland, attended the 2019 Galveston County Day at the Capitol on March 6.
Early voting for COM Board of Trustees Begins April 22
Early voting for the College of the Mainland trustee election begins April 22. Election Day is set for Saturday, May 4.
New Management System Aimed at Helping Students Succeed
As College of the Mainland works to achieve its goal of Student Success, a new student success management system is being implemented.
COM's Marketing & Public Affairs Team Recognized at Conference
The College of the Mainland Marketing & Public Affairs Department was recognized with two silver awards at the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District IV Annual Conference held in Grapevine, Texas.
COM Board of Trustees Approves New Contract for College President
The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday unanimously approved a new contract of college President Dr. Warren Nichols.
March Madness Comes to COM
Get in on the March Madness fun on Wednesday, March 6 in the COM Gym.
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.