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Coastal Bend College hires dean to complete executive structure

Exstrom is chief academic officer for the college. He came to CBC with the experience of working in a multi-campus district in a rural area. His short term goals in his new role are to look at the courses offered at Coastal Bend College and assess how well they address the needs of today’s and tomorrow’s students; understand the different cultures of the college and bring them all together synergistically; and examine how the college’s programs meet the demands of local industry.

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TRIO SSS grant renewed to provide opportunities for first-generation college students

Coastal Bend College officials were pleased to recently learn that its TRiO Student Support Services program for first-generation college students would be renewed for another five years. Funded under Federal Higher Education Act of 1965, TRiO provides funding for special outreach and academic support services for low-income students, most of whom are the first in their families to go to college. For more information about TRIO Student Support Services, call (361) 354-2718.

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