City Water Main Break Forces CBC Alice Closure

By: Bernie Saenz, CBC Director of Marketing & Public Relations

ALICE–Due to a city water main break, Coastal Bend College (CBC) Alice will be closed effective immediately for the rest of the day.

For more information, please visit Updates will also be posted to the College’s social media channels including Facebook ( and Twitter (@CBCFuture).


All CBC locations closed for Spring Break

Contact: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, (361) 354-2258

BEEVILLE-All Coastal Bend College (CBC) locations will be closed Monday, March 13 through Friday, March 17 for spring break. The College will reopen for business and classes will resume on Monday, March 20 at 7 a.m.

Registration for Maymester, summer I and II, and the fall 2017 semester is currently available at all CBC locations. Students with no holds may register online at via Campus Connect.

Financial aid is still available for students who qualify. Students should visit in order to complete and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). In order to ensure that CBC receives your FAFSA information, be sure to utilize CBC’s school code 003546.

For more information regarding registration and course offerings, be sure to visit or email


CBC’s Overstreet Named NJCAA Baseball Player of the Week

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Contact: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, (361) 354-2258

BEEVILLE–Coastal Bend College (CBC) announced today that Charlie Overstreet has been named the NJCAA DIII Baseball Player of the Week for all games played during Week 5 (Feb 20-26).

Overstreet, a sophomore from Dripping Springs, TX, batted .500 in five games during Week 5 including 12 RBI’s, three stolen bases and three home runs while helping CBC go 5-0 against Laredo Community College and Houston Community College.

“To say we are proud of Charlie doesn’t do justice to the work this young man puts in. This is the first time in CBC’s baseball history that we have had a player named to this national award,” said Brian Bauerle, Head Baseball Coach. “He exemplifies the term student athlete. He shines not just on the diamond but also in the classroom. He maintains a 3.6 GPA, yet is the first one at practice and the last to leave,” added Bauerle.


CBC Kingsville to Host Math Mania: Measuring for Success

For Immediate Release: February 24, 2017

 Contact: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, (361) 354-2258

KINGSVILLE—Coastal Bend College in Kingsville will be hosting Math Mania: Measuring for Success, on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fifth grade students from Kingsville area schools including John S. Gillet Intermediate School, Nanny Elementary School, Santa Gertrudis Elementary School, and Ricardo Elementary School will be in attendance at this event.

The purpose of Math Mania is to give fifth grade students an opportunity to have a hands-on math activity that would assist them in being successful on the STAAR exam. Additionally, this year’s event will include science activities as well.

For more information, please contact Kathy Kimball with the Riviera ISD at (361) 296-3607, ext. 1322 or Alice Byers at the Kingsville Chamber of Commerce at (361) 592-6438.