Media Advisory: Cougar Day New Student Orientation set for July 21 at CBC Alice

Media Advisory: Cougar Day New Student Orientation set for July 21 at CBC Alice

The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Alice site is hosting a Cougar Day for students who are planning on attending CBC in the fall 2016 semester. Cougar Day is a fun, informative event where students have the opportunity to learn information that will be beneficial in their first year of college.

WHAT:                  

CBC Alice’s Cougar Day New Student Orientation

WHEN:                  

Thursday, July 21

8:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

WHERE:               

CBC Alice Site

704 Coyote Trail

Alice, Texas 78332

WHO:                    

CBC President Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza

CBC Executive Dean of Student Services Lupe Ganceres

Prospective students from the surrounding area

PHOTO OPP:   

8:30 a.m.: Attendee welcome presented by Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza

9:10 a.m.: Concurrent information sessions are scheduled to take place

12:10 p.m.: Tours of the CBC Alice site, classrooms and mobile trailers

CONTACT:

Monica Cruz

(361) 354-2258

mcruz@coastalbend.edu

ABOUT COASTAL BEND COLLEGE

Coastal Bend College (CBC), formerly known as Bee County College (BCC), is a public two-year institution of higher education that was founded in 1965.  There are currently four CBC locations in South Texas: Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton. CBC offers both academic and workforce pathways for students and is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools (SACS).

Summer Internship opportunities available at all CBC locations

Headline: Summer Internship opportunities available at all CBC locations

Coastal Bend College (CBC) is pleased to announce that all CBC locations are offering paid internship opportunities beginning in July and ending in early August. The internship opportunities are open to junior and/or senior level university students who would like to gain hands on experience in their field of study.

The internship is scheduled to take place for four weeks at CBC’s Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton locations. Students will work closely with College faculty and/or staff in their respective departments for 19 hours a week.

Students who are interested in applying for CBC’s internship opportunities may do so by visiting www.coastalbend.edu. The deadline to submit an application for CBC’s internship opportunities is Thursday, July 21.

For more information, please contact CBC’s Human Resources Department at (361) 354-2210 or via email at humanresources@coastalbend.edu.

Adjunct Fair to take place at all CBC locations

Headline: Adjunct Fair to take place at all CBC locations

Coastal Bend College (CBC) is hosting adjunct fairs for individuals who are interested in teaching for CBC during the 2016-2017 academic year. Adjunct fairs are scheduled to take place at all CBC locations including the Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton locations.

The adjunct fairs will take place from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on the following dates:

  • Tuesday, July 19 at CBC Beeville
  • Wednesday, July 20 at CBC Alice
  • Wednesday, July 20 at CBC Kingsville
  • Thursday, July 21 at CBC Pleasanton

Interested individuals who plan on attending an adjunct fair should bring a current resume and transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended. Representatives from the College’s Human Resources Department will be on hand to meet with potential adjunct applicants.

CBC’s employment application will be available for individuals to fill out during the adjunct fair. The employment application is also available online at www.coastalbend.edu/Employment_Opportunities/.

For more information about CBC’s Adjunct Fairs, please contact CBC’s Human Resources Department at 361-354-2210 or via email at humanresources@coastalbend.edu.

CBC to host Cougar Night Evening Orientation Events in August

Headline: CBC to host Cougar Night Evening Orientation Events in August

Coastal Bend College (CBC) invites prospective students from the community and surrounding areas to attend CBC’s Cougar Night Evening Orientation events throughout the month of August. The orientation events will take place at all CBC locations including the Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton sites.

In order to better serve prospective students, each of the Cougar Night Evening Orientation events will take place from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. inside of the Student Success Center (SSC). The evening orientations are scheduled to take place:

  • CBC Pleasanton: Wednesday, August 3
  • CBC Kingsville: Tuesday, August 9
  • CBC Beeville: Thursday, August 11
  • CBC Alice: Tuesday, August 16

Interested students who attend the evening registration event will gain valuable information regarding services provided to students at all CBC locations. The following topics will be covered at the evening orientation event: student services, tutoring, student life, study tips, Blackboard and student email.

Students are encouraged to complete and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible. The FAFSA can be found online at www.fafsa.gov and students should use CBC’s school code number of 003546 to ensure the College receives their application.

For more information about CBC’s Cougar Night Evening Orientation events, please email enroll@coastalbend.edu.

CBC Women’s Basketball player signs to play at Huston-Tillotson University

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Coastal Bend College (CBC) women’s basketball player Dezarai Spencer signed a letter of intent to continue her athletic and academic career at Huston-Tillotson University (HTU) in Austin, Texas.  HTU competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) and is a member of the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC). Spencer recently graduated from CBC with an Associate of Science. She also was a member of the Dean’s List for the spring 2016 semester. Spencer is a native of Fort Worth, Texas who plans on majoring in science at HTU.