Coastal Bend College hosts ‘TRIO Tuesday’ for high school students

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Photo Cutline: Students from the College's TRIO UB, UB GOST and TS programs participate in a college related game of jenga.  The Coastal Bend College (CBC) TRIO Talent Search (TS), Upward Bound (UB) and Upward Bound GOST (George West, Odem, Sinton and Taft) programs recently hosted TRIO Tuesday at the College’s Beeville location. TRIO Tuesday is an event that will be hosted at CBC Beeville every Tuesday throughout … Continue reading Coastal Bend College hosts ‘TRIO Tuesday’ for high school students

CBC Pleasanton Welding Expo receives generous donations

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Photo Cutline: CBC Welding Instructor Thomas Camacho, Jr. (left) poses with winners from CBC Pleasanton’s Inaugural Welding Expo. Winners from the competition include (from left) Dillon Stobbs, Victor Villarreal, Brady Carpenter and Garret Selby. The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Welding Expo was held at the Pleasanton location on Thursday, April 13. A total of 21 high school welders from Pleasanton, Skidmore, Charlotte, Kingsville and Pearsall showcased their skills … Continue reading CBC Pleasanton Welding Expo receives generous donations

CBC adds 14 Orange Grove High School students at College Signing Day event

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Seniors from Orange Grove High School (OGHS) recently participated in a College Signing Day event. The event was hosted on Friday, April 7 and was held in the cafeteria at OGHS. Family, friends, Coastal Bend College (CBC) staff and OGHS were in attendance to recognize each students’ commitment to pursing a higher education. CBC Recruiter/Advisor Addison Smithwick and CBC Dual Enrollment Specialist Daniel Rea were in attendance to recognize … Continue reading CBC adds 14 Orange Grove High School students at College Signing Day event

CBC Powerlifting Muscles Up to Host 7th Annual Powerlifting Championships

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Members of the community and surrounding areas are invited to attend Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) Seventh Annual CBC Cougar Powerlifting Championships on Saturday, April 22 at CBC Beeville. The powerlifting meet is sanctioned by USA Powerlifting (USAPL) and is slated to take place inside of the Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center, which is located at 3800 Charco Road. Meet participants will have the option of competing in … Continue reading CBC Powerlifting Muscles Up to Host 7th Annual Powerlifting Championships

CBC TRIO Talent Search and Upward Bound Programs Host College Readiness Event

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Photo Cutline: Students from the TRIO UB, UB GOST and TS programs are provided with valuable information about the ACT by a representative from Cambridge Education Services. The TRIO Talent Search (TS) and Upward Bound (UB) programs at the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Beeville location recently hosted an ACT workshop for students in the programs. A representative from Cambridge Educational Services conducted the ACT workshop inside of the Gertrude R. … Continue reading CBC TRIO Talent Search and Upward Bound Programs Host College Readiness Event