CBC Radiologic Technology Program to host Information Session

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer

The Radiologic Technology Program at Coastal Bend College (CBC) invites prospective students to attend an information session on Tuesday, April 4 at 3:30 p.m. Students who are interested in enrolling into the College’s Radiologic Technology Program are highly encouraged to attend one of the information sessions. Information sessions will take place concurrently at the following CBC locations:

  • CBC Beeville- George F. Elam Building Room 111
  • CBC Alice- Room 204
  • CBC Kingsville- Room 120
  • CBC Pleasanton- Room 138

Additional information regarding CBC’s Radiologic Technology Program is available by visiting www.coastalbend.edu/radiology.

Radiologic Technology Program at CBC Gets Set To Host Information Session

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The Radiologic Technology Program at Coastal Bend College (CBC) invites prospective students to attend an information session on Tuesday, November 8 at 3:30 p.m. Students who are interested in enrolling into the College’s Radiologic Technology Program are highly encouraged to attend one of the information sessions. Information sessions will take place concurrently at the following CBC locations:

  • CBC Beeville- George F. Elam Building Room 111
  • CBC Alice- Room 204
  • CBC Kingsville- Room 120
  • CBC Pleasanton- Room 138

Additional information regarding CBC’s Radiologic Technology Program is available by visiting www.coastalbend.edu/radiology.

Commencement ceremonies set for May 6 at Coastal Bend College

Headline: Commencement ceremonies set for May 6 at Coastal Bend College

Coastal Bend College’s (CBC) commencement exercises are scheduled for Friday, May 6. Two ceremonies will take place—one at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. inside of the Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gymnasium), which is located at the CBC Beeville campus on 3800 Charco Road. Graduates from CBC’s Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton locations will take part in the College’s annual commencement exercises.

The morning commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. will include graduates in the following programs: airframe & power technology, Associate of Science, cosmetology, dental hygiene, drafting & design, early development and education, forensic science, law enforcement/criminal justice and oil and gas technology.

The afternoon commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. will include graduates in the following programs: accounting, Associate of Arts, automotive technology, computer information technology, health information technology/medical records coding, professional business technology, nursing (LVN, RN and CNA), radiologic technology and welding technology.

CBC’s 2016 Distinguished Alumnus, The Honorable Judge Stephanie Silvas, will deliver this year’s commencement address. Judge Silvas is a 2001 graduate of A. C. Jones High School in Beeville, Texas. She attended CBC and transferred to Texas State University where she received a Bachelor of Arts in mass communication. Judge Silvas then went on to complete her doctorate of Juris Prudence in 2011 at Western New England University School of Law in Springfield, Massachusetts.

In 2015, Judge Silvas was appointed Bee County Judge by a unanimous vote during the Bee County Commissioners’ Court Regular Term Meeting. She is the first female judge in Bee County and one of the youngest judges’ in the State of Texas.

CBC’s commencement ceremonies will feature music by Hill County Brass throughout the graduation processional and throughout the program. Students’ family and friends, as well as community members, are invited to attend the annual commencement exercises.

In addition, graduates and their guests are encouraged to attend a free dessert reception sponsored by the CBC Foundation. The dessert reception will take place after each commencement ceremony in front of the George F. Elam Technical-Vocational Building. Additional information about CBC’s commencement exercises is available online at www.coastalbend.edu/graduation.

CBC Alice Site to host undergraduate program showcase

Headline: CBC Alice Site to host undergraduate program showcase

Sub Headline: New state-of-the-art science labs to be unveiled

Members of the Alice community and the surrounding areas are invited to attend the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Alice Site’s Undergraduate Program Showcase. This event will take place on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Those in attendance will be able to enjoy free activities and entertainment for all ages. Photos captured at the event will be uploaded online via Facebook and can be viewed after the event by visiting www.facebook.com/coastalbendcollege.

Individuals who are interested in attending CBC Alice will have the opportunity to speak with program representatives about the various certificates and degrees that are offered. They will also have the opportunity to visit the facilities that are available to no cost to all students at the CBC Alice Site such as the newly remodeled science labs and the Student Success Center (SSC).

Project OASIS, which is a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) grant focusing on increasing the number of Hispanics and low income students obtaining degrees in STEM fields funded the new science labs. The state-of-the-art science labs will be open for viewing from 4:30 until 6 p.m. at the showcase.

At the SSC, current and prospective CBC Alice students have access to services such as academic advising, special needs services, student success workshops, tutoring, computer labs, career services and the technology loan program.

For more information about the CBC Alice Undergraduate Program Showcase, please contact the CBC Alice Site via phone at (361) 664-2981 ext. 3043 or stop by the front office at 704 Coyote Trail.

CBC Pleasanton gears up for annual Community Ties event

Headline: CBC Pleasanton gears up for annual Community Ties event

PLEASANTON, TX- The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Pleasanton site is thrilled to announce that they will host their annual Community Ties event at 1411 Bensdale Road on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 from 2 p.m.- 7 p.m.

The family friendly event is open to all Pleasanton and surrounding area community members. Families can enjoy games, live entertainment and a huge slide, in addition to other fun activities and information provided by local community agencies and businesses.

A mobile health-screening unit, provided by the local Lions Club, will be on hand performing vision screenings for members of the community. A parent and/or legal guardian will need to be present with any child under the age of 18 who wishes to obtain a free vision screening. Local health care professionals, certified technicians and trained volunteers will perform each screening. The vision screenings are not intended as a substitute for annual eye exams.

An assortment of refreshments and snacks will be available free of charge, while supplies last. Photos that are captured throughout the event will be uploaded online via Facebook and can be viewed after the event by visiting Facebook.com/coastalbendcollege.

Representatives from the various workforce and academic programs that are offered at the CBC Pleasanton site will be present to speak with community members about the higher education options that are available. Nursing, welding, accounting, cosmetology, and early development and education are some of the workforce program options offered at the Pleasanton location. University transfer courses, often referred to as the core curriculum or basics, are also offered.

If you have any questions about CBC Pleasanton’s Community Ties event, please contact the CBC Pleasanton site via phone at (830) 569-4222 or stop by the Pleasanton site at 1411 Bensdale Road.