Articles tagged with "COM in community"
Commissioners’ Court commends COM
On Sept. 13 the Galveston County Commissioners’ Court passed a resolution recognizing College of the Mainland for its 50th anniversary.
Student mentoring project awarded
It takes courage to begin college and even more to graduate while juggling family, work and other responsibilities. College of the Mainland students in Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society, are working to ensure more students succeed, and were named one of the top 100 chapters in the world for their efforts.
Cosmetology club treats students to prom makeovers
Operation Cinderella provided the dress and College of the Mainland students did the rest.
COM students raise $1,500 for Fisher House
College of the Mainland students in Phi Theta Kappa raised $1,500 through the Quacking Dead Fun Run for the Fisher House Foundation, which provides homes where military and veterans’ families can stay at no cost while a loved one is receiving treatment.
Five boxes for Toys for Tots
Making smiles bright, College of the Mainland students and employees donated five overflowing boxes of new toys to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation during the holiday drive.
1,082 pounds of groceries for food bank
College of the Mainland employees collected and donated 1,082 pounds of nonperishable foods for the Galveston County Food Bank during a holiday drive.
COM employees donate to La Marque Elementary
COMPeers, a College of the Mainland employee group, coordinated a donation of 1,057 Box Tops for Education to La Marque Elementary. The Box Tops can be redeemed for 10 cents each for supplies for the school.
COM joins fight against Alzheimer’s with walk, $5K donation drive
For student Taylor Hughes, it started with her great-grandmother forgetting her name. Over the next year, it became more and more frequent. Now she no longer remembers Hughes or her daughter.
Mexican Consulate at COM for two weeks
College of the Mainland will host the Mexican Consulate General of Houston in the Student Center Nov. 3-6, 10, 12 and 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Ronald McDonald House patients treated to game night
Children and their families living at Ronald McDonald House in Galveston were treated to a night of games, prizes and fun when College of the Mainland volunteers came to play.
Fun Run at COM Oct. 31
Waddle along with family, friends or children in a Halloween-themed Quacking Dead Fun Run Oct. 31 at College of the Mainland.
Anti-bullying music fest coordinated by COM prof and nonprofits
As a student flips backward across the stage, screams and cheers erupt from the audience.