CBC Fall Registration Currently Underway; Financial Aid Still Available

By: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing and Relations

BEEVILLE–Registration is currently underway for the Fall 2017 semester at Coastal Bend College locations in Beeville, Alice, Kingsville, and Pleasanton. Many classes are also offered online via the Internet, and the college’s Office of Dual Enrollment provides access to college-level courses to high schools in the area.

Students may register online via Campus Connect, or they may visit any CBC location to obtain one-on-one advising and registration assistance from a student development specialist.

Students wishing to apply for financial aid should submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov and use CBC’s federal school code (003546) to ensure CBC receives the application.

Most applications take one week to process, but applicants are encouraged to apply early. To check on the status of a financial aid application, or to talk with a financial aid advisor, call (361) 354-2238.

Texas state law requires all students ages 21 and under entering institutions of higher education show evidence of a bacterial meningitis vaccination or booster dose during the five-year period prior to enrollment and not less than 10 days before the first day of the semester.

For more information or to register now, please visit www.coastalbend.edu or call the

  • Beeville campus (361) 358-2838
  • Alice (361) 664-2981
  • Kingsville (361) 592-1615
  • Pleasanton (830) 569-4222



CBC Kingsville to Conduct OSHA 10 Training


By: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing & Public Relations

KINGSVILLE–Coastal Bend College (CBC) Kingsville, will conduct an OSHA 10 Training from July 31 to August 1, 2017. The training will take place in Room 132. Class will begin at 12 noon and end at 5:00 p.m. each day.

This course is intended to provide entry level construction workers with a general awareness on recognizing and preventing hazards on a construction site. The training covers a variety of construction safety and health topics which a worker may encounter on their job site. OSHA recommends this training as an orientation to occupational safety and health. Upon successful completion, participants will receive an OSHA 10 certificate of completion. The cost of the course is $75.00

For more information or to register for this class, please contact Noemi Aguilar, Assistant Dean of Technical Instruction at (361) 354-2306 or via email at aguilar@coastalbend.edu




CBC to Host Volleyball Camps July 24-29

By: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing & Public Relations

BEEVILLE–The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Volleyball program is hosting volleyball camps this summer from July 24-29. The camps will be hosted at CBC Beeville’s Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gym).

All sessions will be led by CBC Head Coach Paul Cantrell and Assistant Coach Macy Olness, who have over 30-years coaching experience at the NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA, NJCAA, USAV and High School levels.

CBC Camp Dates

  • July 24 & 25 Advanced Positional Camp – Cost $60 (Includes T-Shirt & lunch)
  • July 26 Setter / Hitter Clinic – $40 
  • July 27-29 “Rust Buster” All–Skills Camp – $100 (Includes T-Shirt & lunch)

Get that “Big School” Camp Experience Right here in Beeville!

Visit http://www.coastalbend.edu/volleyball to register or for more information call (361) 354-2721


CBC to host Bee Jamboree June 24

By Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing and Public Relations

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BEEVILLE–Coastal Bend College as a Bee Campus USA along with the City of Beeville, a designated Bee City USA in conjunction with the Bee County Chamber of Commerce will host the Inaugural Bee Jamboree at Coastal Bend College on June 24, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

The Bee Jamboree, a free event, will feature:

  • Farmer Market
  • “Busy Bee” walking trail
  • Beekeeping presentation by Nick Ottensman
  • Cooking Demonstrations
  • Children Activities
  • Live Music

For information call (361) 358-4641 or (361) 358-3267

CBC Cosmetology program available for appointments throughout summer

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer

The Coastal Bend College (CBC) cosmetology programs at the Beeville, Kingsville and Pleasanton locations are open for business. Community members are encouraged to call the salons nearest them to make an appointment with one of our talented cosmetology students.

Through the College’s salon, students are able to offer community members with a variety of services while gaining hands on cosmetology experience. Manicures, pedicures, men & women haircuts, and color are services that are available through the College’s salons.  Hours of operation for the cosmetology program salons are as follows:



10 a.m.-3 p.m.

(361) 354-2521



9 a.m.-3 p.m.

(361) 592-1625 ext. 4078


Tuesday & Wednesday

9:15 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


9:15 a.m.-2 p.m.

(830) 569-4222 ext. 1214

For additional information about the College’s cosmetology program, please feel free to visit http://www.coastalbend.edu/cosmetology/.