Last chance to take nursing entrance exam for fall start

Potential Coastal Bend College vocational and professional nursing students interested in starting in Fall 2012 must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) now. All future nursing students who have not taken the test must contact a test coordinator in Alice, Beeville, Kingsville or Pleasanton for test dates and times. Contact the TEAS test coordinator at the campus where you wish to take the test.

A.C. Jones High School sophomore parents invited to dual credit info session

Coastal Bend College and A.C. Jones High School will host the annual Sophomore Class Passport Program on Feb. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Marecek Physical Fitness Center in Beeville. Dual credit students who are Bee County residents can take tuition-free college classes. Parents interested in learning about dual credit opportunities available for high schoolers are encouraged to attend and take part in a parent’s panel discussion. For more information or to RSVP, please contact Jennifer Linney at (361) 354-2722 or jcoker@coastalbend.edu or call the high school counseling office.

Students can apply to CBC at ApplyTexas.org

Future Coastal Bend College students can now apply online at www.Applytexas.org. A single application can be submitted to most public Texas colleges and universities.

Alice Campus blood drive set for October 31

Coastal Bend College Alice nursing students will host Coastal Bend Blood Bank for a blood drive to replenish local supplies on Oct. 31, from noon to 4 p.m. in the parking lot. CBC Alice is located at 704 Coyote Trail. For more information, contact Melanie Reeves at (361)664-2981 Ext. 3044 or mreeves@coastalbend.edu.

Uranium Energy Corp announces scholarships for Coastal Bend College students

Uranium Energy Corp (UEC) announced the creation of a new “Community Scholarship Program” in partnership with Coastal Bend College. The two-year educational program establishes a $20,000 fund for scholarships. Students in South Texas attending classes on any of Coastal Bend College’s four campuses in Alice, Beeville, Kingsville and Pleasanton are eligible to apply. For information on how to apply for the scholarship, contact CBC Financial Aid office at (361) 354-2237 or visit an advisor on any campus.