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COM Programs Collaborate for Mass Casualty Scenario During Allied Health Day

Apr. 4, 2024

Life flight, head trauma, broken legs and unconscious victims were all a part of College of the Mainland's (COM) Allied Health Day mass casualty scenario. Incorporating students from the public services careers, nursing and radiological technology (rad tech) programs, Allied Health Day serves as a day of collaboration and real-world experiences across programs.

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COM Hosts Tenth Annual Academic Symposium

Apr. 3, 2024

College of the Mainland (COM) hosted the tenth annual Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium (GCIC) Academic Symposium on Friday, March 22. This event featured more than 60 presentations from students representing Gulf Coast community colleges, universities and high schools.

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Female Cadet Proves Firefighting Isn't Just for Men

Mar. 26, 2024

Tired of her job as a cashier, Marissa Cermeno wanted more than just change; she wanted a challenge. Wanting to experience and learn something new every day, Marissa decided to pursue a career in firefighting and Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

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Join COM for a free community celebration at Flock the Block

Mar. 6, 2024

All are invited to Flock the Block with College of the Mainland (COM) at a FREE community celebration for the whole family from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. Featuring interactive learning activities, face painting, refreshments, lively entertainment and more, this exciting event is free and open to the public.

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College of the Mainland hosts Duck Into STEM Day

Feb. 29, 2024

From building robotic ducks and breaking geodes, to solving process technology puzzles and constructing balloon rockets, it was a day filled with fascinating adventure for 150 eighth graders from Texas City Independent School District participating in Duck Into STEM Day on Friday, February 23 at College of the Mainland (COM).

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College of the Mainland Observes Black History Month with Industry Focus

Feb. 16, 2024

In observance of Black History Month, College of the Mainland (COM) is hosting a series of exciting student events throughout February. Highlighting the rich history and cultural impact of African Americans, these events all lead up to the featured community event, 'African Americans in Industry - Refineries and Engineering' on Feb. 27 at 12:30 p.m. in the Conference Center.

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Mary Ellen and Chuck Doyle and Texas First Bank Donate $100,000 for Plumbing Program

Jan. 25, 2024

College of the Mainland (COM) is pleased to announce a donation by Mary Ellen and Charles T. "Chuck" Doyle and Texas First Bank in the amount of $100,000 for the Mitchell Chuoke Jr. Plumbing Program. During a check presentation at the College's Monday, Jan. 22 board meeting, the Doyle and Chuoke families joined COM officials to present a check for the program.

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