Articles tagged with "50 Plus Program"
Tour the world with COM 50 Plus Program
Ride the rails in California or hop a riverboat in Europe with two upcoming trips with the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program. Adults of any age can join breathtaking excursions along the California coast or Danube River.
Award-winning “Heroes” photo salutes the Santa Fe Fire Department
Firefighters’ soot-coated helmets, jackets and boots await their next mission in the award-winning photo “Heroes” taken at the Santa Fe Fire Department.
Ribbon cutting for Lifelong Learning Center Oct. 4
The College of the Mainland Lifelong Learning Center will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 4 at noon for its new 15,000 square-foot facility at 14057 Delaney Rd. in La Marque.
Cake decorating, origami, dance and more in new leisure learning classes
Serving more than 1,100 students, the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program is expanding with new classes offered in days and evenings. Courses are $15 for a semester for those over age 50, but any student over 18 may join.
Threading stories: 87-year-old instructor still stitching
Her needle has taken her to Oregon, Washington, California, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Canada. Certified through the Brazilian Dimensional Embroidery International Guild Inc., Charlotte Walker, 87, has taught across North America since 1984.
Over 1,100 enroll in COM 50 Plus Program
Offering new courses from photography to iPad/iPhone for Beginners, the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program has topped enrollment of 1,100.
Tour U.S. with lifelong learning trips
Relax with upcoming extended travel trips with the COM Lifelong Learning Program to Southern California (April 10-15), Cape Cod and the Islands (Aug. 14-20) or New York City (Dec. 2-6).
Extended registration hours announced
College of the Mainland will be open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Aug. 19-20 and Saturday, Aug. 22, from 8 a.m. to noon. The registration deadline is Aug. 22 at noon.
Register now for fall COM classes
College of the Mainland gives you options. Whether you see yourself working in a hospital room, boardroom or control room, we can help you get there.
Mosaic and more on display at 50 Plus Art Exhibit
After her husband’s death, Marilyn Jewell delved deeper into an art form she loved –stained glass.
COM students donate jewelry to Bayou Vista Wounded Warrior Project
Veterans treated to a weekend away got a little extra, thanks to students in the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program classes.
Unlock artist within with COM 50 Plus Program
Teaching art at the COM 50 Plus Program, Andy Karjala and Lee Johnson relate to those learning art later in life.
40 years of art honored at COM 50 Plus Program
Traveling, teaching and art have filled Elaine Helm’s life.
Art festival names COM 50 Plus Program mayor’s choice
Sea-hued oil paintings, sharp photographs of Galveston and resplendent acrylics take center stage at the 16th annual Texas City Art Festival April 12-15 featuring the high-quality work of students in the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program.
COM Senior Adult Program relaunches as 50 Plus Program
50 is the new 55. The College of the Mainland Senior Adult Program is proud to announce its change to the 50 Plus Program. Classes, trips and lectures are now open to ages 50 and older at a nominal cost.
Extended travel trips return to COM
Explore the towering Canadian Rockies and rustic New England trails in two College of the Mainland Lifelong Learning Program trips, open to adults of all ages.
COM scholarship to honor Grover Salsbury
Grover Salsbury, a man dedicated to the community, family and friends, had one focus in the last year of his life: endowing the College of the Mainland scholarship to honor his late wife of 50 years, Ada Faye.
Book signing with Galveston author at COM April 2
College of the Mainland will host a book signing with Amanda Albright Still, author of “The Galveston Hurricane Mystery Series,” April 2 from 1-3 p.m. at the COM Learning Center-Delmar, located at 1130 Delmar in La Marque.
Island magic takes center stage at COM students' Galveston art show
Quintessential Galveston—from creatures of the sea to Dickens on the Strand—forms the backdrop for the newest exhibit at the Galveston Art League featuring works by students in the College of the Mainland Senior Adult Program.
Galveston landmarks, family take center stage at COM student's exhibit
Hues of blue—from the shade of Galveston Bay to color of her niece’s eyes—sparkle in photographer Mary Ann Elliott’s latest exhibition at the Evelyn Meador Public Library in Seabrook on display through Feb. 28.
COM senior adult students endow senior scholarship
Eager to help other seniors pursue an education, the College of the Mainland Senior Adult Program Advisory Committee has raised funds to endow a scholarship exclusively for degree or certificate-seeking adults over 55.