CBC Announces 2019 Vocational Nursing Graduates

Coastal Bend College (CBC) congratulates summer 2018, fall 2018, and spring 2019 graduates. Graduates from all CBC locations will be honored at the College’s annual commencement ceremonies on Wednesday, May 22 and nursing students will be recognized on Tuesday, May 21 at the joint nurse pinning and commencement ceremony on the CBC Beeville campus. Alice VN Joshua Bueno Ace Andrew Cude Felicia Nicole Franco Elizabeth Renee Garcia Kayla Patricia Garcia Leanna Garcia Brandon Garza Tricia … Continue reading CBC Announces 2019 Vocational Nursing Graduates

NCLEX Pass Rate

     The May 2018 graduates of the Coastal Bend College (CBC) nursing program in Alice were perfect! One hundred percent of the vocational nurse candidates passed the NCLEX (National Council Licensure Examination) on their first attempt – a rare achievement. This comes after having the highest record number of LVN and RN graduates in May.      The NCLEX national average pass-rate for VNs is 88% (which includes major university nursing programs); some special … Continue reading NCLEX Pass Rate

Nursing Students at CBC Alice receive Christus Spohn Auxiliary Scholarships

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Photo Cutline: Those in attendance for the Christus Spohn Auxiliary Scholarship presentation include (from left): Christus Spohn Auxiliary Treasurer Pam Taylor; CBC Registered Nursing (RN) Instructor Daniella Medellin; Christus Spohn Auxiliary President Imelda Gonzalez; CBC student Liana Rivera; Christus Spohn Auxiliary Secretary Estella Garcia; and CBC RN Instructor Audrey Lorberau. (Not pictured: Christina Garcia) The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Alice site is excited to announce two Licensed Vocational … Continue reading Nursing Students at CBC Alice receive Christus Spohn Auxiliary Scholarships

CBC’s Nursing Program announces TEAS testing dates

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer       Sub headline: Deadline for TEAS Exam Quickly Approaching  Prospective students who are interested in pursuing a licensed vocational nursing (LVN) degree and/or a registered nursing (RN) degree at Coastal Bend College (CBC) must take the required Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) before they are considered for either program. The TEAS exam is a multiple-choice assessment compiled of objectives that nursing and allied health educators … Continue reading CBC’s Nursing Program announces TEAS testing dates

CBC Registered Nursing graduates honored at annual pinning and candle lighting ceremony

Headline: CBC Registered Nursing graduates honored at annual pinning and candle lighting ceremony The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Registered Nursing (RN) program recently hosted a pinning and candle lighting ceremony for graduates who successfully completed the program. Family, friends, and members of the community joined 14 graduates at the CBC Beeville campus for the annual ceremony. The annual pinning and candle lighting ceremony is an annual ceremony that celebrates the success of the College’s RN … Continue reading CBC Registered Nursing graduates honored at annual pinning and candle lighting ceremony