TRiO Day set for Feb. 24 in Beeville

Coastal Bend College will celebrate TRiO Day on Feb. 24 in Beeville. TRiO Day is a nationwide annual celebration that recognizes the value of federally-funded TRiO Programs and the successes of their students. TRiO Programs are educational opportunity outreach programs designed to help students from low-income families where neither parent has graduated from college and/or first generation Americans enter college, graduate and move on to participate more fully in America’s economic and social life. The program also provides information on pre-college opportunities.

TRiO Educational Talent Search serves more than 600 students

Coastal Bend College – Alice Campus TRiO Educational Talent Search recently held a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate a grant award of $230,000 for a five-year extension of the federal program.

Ceremony to be held for TRiO program in Alice

TRiO Educational Talent Search at Coastal Bend College in Alice will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, Oct. 7 at 11:30 a.m. to celebrate the federal grant renewal. Coastal Bend College-Alice Campus is located at 704 Coyote Trail in Alice. For more information about the upcoming event, please call (361) 664-2981 Ext. 3081.

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa announces grants for Beeville, Alice students from low-income families

Congressman Rubén Hinojosa announced that Coastal Bend College (CBC), Beeville and CBC Alice, Texas State Technical College (TSTC), Harlingen, and the University of Texas-Pan American (UTPA), Edinburg will each receive federal grants totaling $1.2 million to fund the Talent Search program which will help students from low-income families pursue higher education.

High schoolers get dose of real life in Independent City

  Suppose you were a single parent, trying to earn a college degree while raising a family? What if your parents paid for college but nothing else? What would you do? Where would you live? How could you afford the lifestyle that you are accustomed to?  These are tough questions for anyone to answer. That is why Lupe Ganceras puts teens to the test in Independent City. Coastal Bend College TRiO students were faced with … Continue reading High schoolers get dose of real life in Independent City