CBC plans for state-of-the-art science labs at Beeville campus

Headline: CBC plans for state-of-the-art science labs at Beeville campus BEEVILLE, TX— At the regular board meeting of the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Board of Trustees on Wednesday, April 15, the board moved to approve laboratory renovations for the anatomy and physiology (A&P) lab and science stock room on the Beeville campus. The renovations will be funded by Project OASIS—a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) grant focusing on increasing the number of Hispanics and … Continue reading CBC plans for state-of-the-art science labs at Beeville campus

Coastal Bend College Board of Trustees cancels election

Coastal Bend College Board of Trustees approved a request to cancel the May 12 election order in accordance with the state election code. Incumbents Carroll Wayne Lohse (Place 6) and Laura Fischer (Place 7) filed uncontested for their board positions earlier this month.

Dr. Beatriz Espinoza named Coastal Bend College president

Coastal Bend College Board of Trustees selected Dr. Beatriz Espinoza as the president. “Dr. Beatriz Espinoza aligned with the responsibilities and expectations we were looking for in our new president,” said Paul Jaure, Coastal Bend College Board of Trustees Chair. The board made the decision to select Espinoza in closed session during a March 22 board meeting. The finalist was announced less than 30 minutes later. “We look forward to her leadership.”

Dr. Beatriz Espinoza visits Coastal Bend College

“I am coming as a CEO, not a manager. I want to listen and learn from those doing the work. I have no problem giving latitude,” Dr. Beatriz Trevino Espinoza said to a group of Coastal Bend College staff, faculty members and students. She visited CBC at the invitation of the board of trustees seeking to fill position of college president. Dr. Espinoza, Vice Chancellor for Educational Planning and Services at Yuba Community College District in Marysville, Calif., is one of five finalists who spent the day at the college, located in Beeville, Texas, with campuses in Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton, Texas.

Meet the candidates

Coastal Bend College Board of Trustees will host candidates forums this week to give the public opportunities to meet the five finalists for the position of college president. Two forums will be held each day for staff, faculty, students and the community, including the media, on all campuses. The schedule follows.