Tropical Storm Harvey Delays Start of Fall Semester

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

BEEVILLE–Tropical Storm Harvey, which impacted the Coastal Bend Area, has forced the delay of the start of the Fall semester at all CBC sites. The first day of the Fall semester will be Tuesday, September 5.

All offices at all the CBC sites are open as regularly scheduled.

Those students that have a balance for their Fall 2017 classes have until end of day  Thursday, August 31 to make payment arrangements to avoid being dropped from their classes.

Late Registration has been extended to Saturday, September 2. Students can go to any of the four sites to receive assistance registering.  Students late registering, have until 12 noon Saturday, September 2 to make payment or payment arrangements.

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Tropical Storm Harvey Forces CBC Closure

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

BEEVILLE–Tropical Storm Harvey, which is predicted to impact the Coastal Bend Area, has forced the closure of all four CBC sites. Offices will close today, Thursday August 24 at 12noon and will remain closed until further notice.

Those students that have a balance for their Fall 2017 classes have until 6:00pm Monday, August 28 to avoid having their classes dropped.

Fall registration has been extended to Friday September 1.

Please check our website (coastalbend.edu) and our social media pages for updates.

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Imminent Threat of Severe Weather Forces Change in Move-in Day at Dorms to Monday

BEEVILLE–Due to the imminent threat of severe weather, Coastal Bend College has changed Dorm Move-In Day from Friday August 25 to Monday August 28 at 12-noon.

Please check CBC’s Facebook and Twitter pages for updates.

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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

 

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CBC Kingsville to Conduct OSHA 10 Training

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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

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