CBC Fall Registration Currently Underway; Financial Aid Still Available

By: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing and Relations

BEEVILLE–Registration is currently underway for the Fall 2017 semester at Coastal Bend College locations in Beeville, Alice, Kingsville, and Pleasanton. Many classes are also offered online via the Internet, and the college’s Office of Dual Enrollment provides access to college-level courses to high schools in the area.

Students may register online via Campus Connect, or they may visit any CBC location to obtain one-on-one advising and registration assistance from a student development specialist.

Students wishing to apply for financial aid should submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov and use CBC’s federal school code (003546) to ensure CBC receives the application.

Most applications take one week to process, but applicants are encouraged to apply early. To check on the status of a financial aid application, or to talk with a financial aid advisor, call (361) 354-2238.

Texas state law requires all students ages 21 and under entering institutions of higher education show evidence of a bacterial meningitis vaccination or booster dose during the five-year period prior to enrollment and not less than 10 days before the first day of the semester.

For more information or to register now, please visit www.coastalbend.edu or call the

  • Beeville campus (361) 358-2838
  • Alice (361) 664-2981
  • Kingsville (361) 592-1615
  • Pleasanton (830) 569-4222



CBC Kingsville to Conduct OSHA 10 Training


By: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing & Public Relations

KINGSVILLE–Coastal Bend College (CBC) Kingsville, will conduct an OSHA 10 Training from July 31 to August 1, 2017. The training will take place in Room 132. Class will begin at 12 noon and end at 5:00 p.m. each day.

This course is intended to provide entry level construction workers with a general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. The training covers a variety of construction safety and health topics which a worker may encounter on their job site. OSHA recommends this training as an orientation to occupational safety and health. Upon successful completion, participants will receive an OSHA 10 certificate of completion. The cost of the course is $75.00

For more information or to register for this class, please contact Noemi Aguilar, Assistant Dean of Technical Instruction at (361) 354-2306 or via email at aguilar@coastalbend.edu




CBC to Host Volleyball Camps July 24-29

By: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing & Public Relations

BEEVILLE–The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Volleyball program is hosting volleyball camps this summer from July 24-29. The camps will be hosted at CBC Beeville’s Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gym).

All sessions will be led by CBC Head Coach Paul Cantrell and Assistant Coach Macy Olness, who have over 30-years coaching experience at the NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA, NJCAA, USAV and High School levels.

CBC Camp Dates

  • July 24 & 25 Advanced Positional Camp – Cost $60 (Includes T-Shirt & lunch)
  • July 26 Setter / Hitter Clinic – $40 
  • July 27-29 “Rust Buster” All–Skills Camp – $100 (Includes T-Shirt & lunch)

Get that “Big School” Camp Experience Right here in Beeville!

Visit http://www.coastalbend.edu/volleyball to register or for more information call (361) 354-2721


Call for Submissions: 2018 CBC Wildlife Calendar

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer

Coastal Bend College (CBC) is pleased to announce the call for submissions for the 2018 CBC Wildlife Calendar. Each year, the College produces a wildlife calendar free of charge for members of the community and surrounding areas. The calendar features the work of South Texas photographers and over 3,500 are distributed to businesses and individuals throughout the United States and all over the world.

The College’s Wildlife Calendar showcases the Coastal Bend region’s native birds, flowers, insects, vegetation and wildlife. Photographers who are interested in submitting their outstanding South Texas wildlife photos have until Friday, August 25 at 5 p.m.

A three-person panel of local wildlife experts will judge the entries to select the photographs to be included in the 2018 calendar, which will be ready for distribution in time for the turn of the year.

All photographers should note that they are able to submit their enteries via CD/DVD, USB flash drive, or via an online service such as Dropbox or Google Drive. All photos must be submitted along with the 2018 CBC Wildlife Calendar Submission Form, which is available for download at www.coastalbend.edu/wildlife.  Additionally, submissions will not be returned and photos may not be emailed as attachments.

Photo submissions may include flowers, insects, birds, reptiles, and animals that are native to the area, as well as photos that highlight regional landscape, vegetation, and character.

Photographs that are submitted for inclusion should be bright, exceptionally sharp with a prominent subject in the photo, and taken with high-quality camera settings suitable for printing at an 8×10 inch size. Prints and slides are not acceptable submissions.

For more information about the 2018 CBC Wildlife Calendar, please contact CBC Director of Marketing & Public Relations Bernard Saenz at (361) 354-2258 or via email at bsaenz@coastalbend.edu.

CBC to adopt summer operating schedule beginning July 3

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer

Coastal Bend College (CBC) will begin the summer operating schedule beginning Monday, July 3. All CBC locations including Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton will be open from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Monday through Thursday.

Prospective students should note that registration for the fall semester at all CBC locations is underway. Students are encouraged to register for classes online or by making an appointment with an advisor. Students with no holds on their accounts will have the opportunity to register for classes online via Campus Connect.

For more information about registration or to view course options, please visit  www.coastalbend.edu.