CBC Summer Courses Offer Convenience & Value for Students

Coastal Bend College is offering over 65 sections of the core curriculum and workforce courses in summer session I and 38 sections for summer session II that students can register for such as history, government, economics, Spanish, biology, and speech. Many of these courses are also offered online. Because some of these courses are part of the core curriculum, students can jump-start their college education before heading off to the university in the fall. In … Continue reading CBC Summer Courses Offer Convenience & Value for Students

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 … Continue reading CBC Cosmetology program available for appointments throughout summer

Commencement ceremonies set for May 10 at Coastal Bend College

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Coastal Bend College (CBC) will conduct two graduation ceremonies for 2017 graduates on Wednesday, May 10. The ceremonies will take place at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the CBC Beeville’s Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gym), which is located at 3800 Charco Road. Graduates from the College’s Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton locations will take part in the annual commencement exercises. The morning commencement ceremony will … Continue reading Commencement ceremonies set for May 10 at Coastal Bend College

CBC Pleasanton Welding Expo receives generous donations

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Photo Cutline: CBC Welding Instructor Thomas Camacho, Jr. (left) poses with winners from CBC Pleasanton’s Inaugural Welding Expo. Winners from the competition include (from left) Dillon Stobbs, Victor Villarreal, Brady Carpenter and Garret Selby. The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Welding Expo was held at the Pleasanton location on Thursday, April 13. A total of 21 high school welders from Pleasanton, Skidmore, Charlotte, Kingsville and Pearsall showcased their skills … Continue reading CBC Pleasanton Welding Expo receives generous donations

CBC adds 14 Orange Grove High School students at College Signing Day event

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Seniors from Orange Grove High School (OGHS) recently participated in a College Signing Day event. The event was hosted on Friday, April 7 and was held in the cafeteria at OGHS. Family, friends, Coastal Bend College (CBC) staff and OGHS were in attendance to recognize each students’ commitment to pursing a higher education. CBC Recruiter/Advisor Addison Smithwick and CBC Dual Enrollment Specialist Daniel Rea were in attendance to recognize … Continue reading CBC adds 14 Orange Grove High School students at College Signing Day event