January 16, 2021

Coastal Bend College

The latest official news from CBC!

Coastal Bend College Introduces Online Course: Nonprofit Management and Grant Writing Suite

Coastal Bend College has a program that makes it easy to take high-quality, noncredit online courses. Coastal Bend College has partnered with ed2go to offer hundreds of online, instructor-led courses and is pleased to announce the launch of “Nonprofit Management and Grant Writing Suite.”

Learn the skills needed to be an integral part of a nonprofit business. Teaching this course is a twelve-year veteran in the nonprofit management field that will teach you the characteristics of a nonprofit and how to help your organization reach new heights in productivity and prosperity. In the second class of the series, you will learn how to mark your nonprofit to reach customers, volunteers, members, and donors more effectively and how to communicate your message even further. To receive grant money, often times proposals have to be submitted to receive funding from corporations or foundations. The last two courses of this series focus on writing effective grant proposals.

This course is part of Coastal Bend College’s growing catalog of more than 300 instructor-facilitated online courses. Through well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students, participants in these courses gain valuable knowledge at their convenience. They have the flexibility to study at their own pace combined with enough structure and support to complete the course. And they can access the classroom 24/7 from anywhere with an Internet connection.

New sessions of each course run every month. They last six weeks, with two new lessons being released weekly (for a total of 12). courses are entirely Web-based with comprehensive lessons, quizzes, and assignments. A dedicated professional instructor facilitates every course; pacing learners, answering questions, giving feedback, and facilitating discussions.

Other courses available through ed2go follow.

Creating WordPress Websites

If you’re interested in learning how people create websites and blogs, without any coding, you’ve found the right course. WordPress is the most popular content management system and runs more than 30% of all websites on the Internet. In these lessons, you will get hands-on experience learning how to create pages and posts, add images, and change a website’s look on WordPress. The version of WordPress covered in this course is the version professionals use which normally requires a paid hosting account, but this course includes a free, no obligation SiteGround hosting account for three months.


Introduction to Networking

This course helps explain the basics of computer networking and how networks have become important to businesses and individuals. The emphasis is on the explanation of the software and hardware that makes networking possible.


To learn more, call Coastal Bend College at (361) 354-2768 or go to www.coastalbend.edu/ce for more information.