R.W. Dirks donates $5,000 to CBC Foundation

R.W. Dirks donates $5,000 to CBC Foundation Coastal Bend College (CBC) President Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza (left) received a $5,000 donation from R.W. Dirks (right) as part of the R.W. Dirks Challenge campaign. R.W. “Bill” Dirks has been a champion and pioneer for Bee County College (BCC), and subsequently CBC, since he joined the Board of Trustees in 1971. He was involved in laying the foundation for a robust, student-centered institution to educate and serve … Continue reading R.W. Dirks donates $5,000 to CBC Foundation

CBC Trustees take Oath of Office

BEEVILLE—Coastal Bend College Board of Trustees Victor Gomez, Dr. George P. “Trace” Morrill III, and Dr. Martha Warner took their oath of office for their respective seats on the board at the regular board meeting held on May 18. Gomez and Morrill won their seats during the May 7 election, and Warner ran unopposed. Gomez has been a CBC trustee since he was elected in 2010. He grew up in Bee County and is a … Continue reading CBC Trustees take Oath of Office

Area high school seniors attend annual Cougar Day event

Photo Cutline: High school seniors from A.C. Jones attended Cougar Day orientation on April 1 at the CBC Beeville campus. BEEVILLE, TX—This academic year, Coastal Bend College (CBC) has experienced record enrollment. At census day on February 5, the College had a student enrollment count of 4,272—the largest spring semester on record. After a few years of declining enrollment due in part to the Eagle Ford Shale boom, CBC President Dr. Beatriz T. Espinoza, under … Continue reading Area high school seniors attend annual Cougar Day event

CBC Board Approves Polling Places for Upcoming Election

Headline: CBC Board Approves Polling Places for Upcoming Election      BEEVILLE, TX— At their Feb. 17 regular meeting, the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Board of Trustees approved the polling places for the May 7, 2016 trustee elections. Registered Bee County voters will be able to cast their ballot at the Pawnee Independent School District’s Library, Pettus Independent School District’s Board Room, Skidmore-Tynan Independent School District’s Board Room, and the CBC Beeville Campus inside the Frank Jostes … Continue reading CBC Board Approves Polling Places for Upcoming Election

Coastal Bend College receives Achieving the Dream Leader College recertification through 2018

Headline: Coastal Bend College receives Achieving the Dream Leader College recertification through 2018  Sub Headline: CBC has been honored with Leader College designation since 2009 Coastal Bend College (CBC) received recertification as an Achieving the Dream Leader College through 2018. The College initially received Leader College status in 2009. Achieving the Dream is a national nonprofit leading the nation’s most comprehensive non-governmental reform network for community college student success and completion. Leader Colleges are demonstrating … Continue reading Coastal Bend College receives Achieving the Dream Leader College recertification through 2018