May 29, 2023

Coastal Bend College

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DeeDee_Press ReleaseHeadline: Arismendez named Interim Director for CBC Alice site

Coastal Bend College (CBC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Omedi “Dee Dee” Arismendez as the interim director for the CBC Alice site. As the interim director, Arismendez will manage operations at the CBC Alice site, as well as ensure that CBC has an active presence in Alice and Jim Wells County. Her over two decades of customer service and higher education experience will be an asset to CBC staff, students and community members.

Arismendez is a native of Alice who graduated from Alice High School. After graduation she pursued higher education at Bee County College where she received her Associate in Applied Science. She later transferred to Texas A & M – Kingsville where she received a Bachelor of Applied Sciences. For the last eight years, Arismendez has worked with the TRiO Educational Talent Search program at the CBC Alice site helping high school students prepare for college.

Her dedication to the Alice community is evident through her legacy of volunteering her time and talents to various local organizations. She is actively involved with the Alice Rotary Club of America, Alice Chamber of Commerce, Jim Wells County Fair Association, American Cancer Association and the V. F. W. Ladies Auxiliary 1760. Within each of these organizations, she has held various leadership positions including president elect, ambassador, board of director and chairperson.

Through her own educational and career journey, she has learned the pivotal role and duty that an higher education institution has in the community, and she is dedicated to making higher education at CBC accessible to everyone. As the newly appointed director for the Alice site, Arismendez will continue to foster CBC’s student success centered learning environment by ensuring quality experiences for all visitors to the site.

“I am honored to have this opportunity to serve as the Interim Director for the CBC Alice Site. I am looking forward to continuing working with CBC Alice staff, students and community members. Our students end up being a part of our growing workforce and economy in Jim Wells County, and I’m here to ensure they succeed every step of the way.”

To contact Arismendez, please visit the CBC Alice site located at 704 Coyote Trail, or contact her via email at or via phone at (361) 664-2981 ext. 3030.