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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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