CBC Kingsville to Host Math Mania: Measuring for Success

For Immediate Release: February 24, 2017

 Contact: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, (361) 354-2258

KINGSVILLE—Coastal Bend College in Kingsville will be hosting Math Mania: Measuring for Success, on Friday, March 3, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Fifth grade students from Kingsville area schools including John S. Gillet Intermediate School, Nanny Elementary School, Santa Gertrudis Elementary School, and Ricardo Elementary School will be in attendance at this event.

The purpose of Math Mania is to give fifth grade students an opportunity to have a hands-on math activity that would assist them in being successful on the STAAR exam. Additionally, this year’s event will include science activities as well.

For more information, please contact Kathy Kimball with the Riviera ISD at (361) 296-3607, ext. 1322 or Alice Byers at the Kingsville Chamber of Commerce at (361) 592-6438.


CBC Hosts Love-A-Club Day on February 14

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer


CBC Baseball’s Mauro Luna ponders joining the College’s Radiologic Technology Club at Love-A-Club Day. Clubs and organizations were out in full force on Tuesday, February 14 for the College sponsored event. Love-A-Club Day was hosted to provide current students with the opportunity to join and/or start their own club/organization at the College. Additional information about the clubs and organizations at the College is available by contacting CBC’s Student Life & Housing Coordinator Domingo Martinez III at (361) 354-2772 or via email at domingo@coastalbend.edu.

Basic Motorcycle Safety Course to take place at CBC Beeville

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer


A Basic Motorcycle Safety Course will take place at Coastal Bend College (CBC) Beeville on Saturday, March 25. The cost of the course is $235 and the course is scheduled to run from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Prospective students should note that the course must have a minimum of four students for the course to take place. The maximum number of students that will be accepted into the course is eight. CBC Beeville’s Basic Motorcycle Safety Course will feature Instructor David Metcalf and Instructor Susan Williams from the Texas Department of Public Safety Education Training & Research- Motorcycle Safety Unit.

Students will be required to comply with the following guidelines:

  • Students must possess a valid Texas driver’s license or complete the classroom portion of the driver’s education course (if student is under 18).
  • Students who are 15-17 years of age must have a parent/legal guardian accompany them on the first day of class to sign waivers.
  • Students must wear gloves that cover their fingers entirely.
  • Boots/shoes that cover the student’s ankles must be worn to class. (No canvas shoes of any type.)
  • Students must wear eye protection (corrective lenses and/or sunglasses).
  • Students must wear a long sleeve shirt and/or jacket and pants.

Interested students who would like to participate in the class may register online at www.coastalbend.edu. The first eight students who register for the course and pay the course fees will have a reserved seat. Payments may be taken over the phone with a debit or credit card. If the class does not make, money will be refunded to all students.

For more information about CBC Beeville’s Basic Motorcycle Safety Course, please contact Noemi Aguilar at (361) 354-2306 or via email at aguilar@coastalbend.edu.

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 the following: full powerlifting meet (squat, bench press and dead lift), bench press only meet, push/pull meet or deadlift only meet. Divisions for the powerlifting meet will be broken down into youth, teen, junior, open, collegiate, master and Special Olympics.

In order to participate in the powerlifting meet, prospective athletes must first purchase a USAPL membership card. USAPL membership cards range from $10-45 and may be purchased online at http://bit.ly/USAPLMembership. Registration for the CBC Cougar Powerlifting Competition is open and interested participants should visit http://bit.ly/USAPL17 to register. The registration fee for participants varies from $20-$55.

Questions regarding the Seventh Annual CBC Cougar Powerlifting Competition should be directed to CBC’s Cougar Powerlifting & Fitness Club Stength Coach Jack Young at (361) 354-2325 or via email at jwyoung@coastalbend.edu or Texas Strength Systems’ Wes Zunker at (210) 317-8245 or via email at wesz@texasstrengthsystems.com.

CBC to Host Town Hall Meeting to Discuss Bee County Dual Enrollment

By: Bernie Saenz, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, (361) 354-2258

BEEVILLE—Coastal Bend College will be hosting a Dual Enrollment Town Hall Meeting. The meeting will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. The Town Hall meeting will provide information to all Bee County residents in attendance regarding proposed modifications to Dual Enrollment. All citizens are invited to attend.


What:              Bee County Dual Enrollment Town Hall Meeting 

When:             Monday, February 13, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. 

Where:            Coastal Bend College

Gertrude R. Jones Auditorium
3800 Charco Road
Beeville, TX 78102


For more information, please contact Stacie Yanta at (361) 354-2207