Willbros Construction in George West, Rock Water Energy Solutions in Alice, and Cameron International in Corpus Christi sent employees to Coastal Bend College recently for oil and gas industry basic orientation. The course was taught by Terry Kirkpatrick, a safety trainer and consultant with over 23 years of experience in the industry.
Whether you are looking for your first job or re-entering the workforce, Coastal Bend College is eager to help you. Representatives from area businesses and Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend will be at Bee County Expo Center on May 2 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to assist you in finding a job or looking into a new career. Registration is required to attend.
“Coastal Bend College is proud to be a good partner with George West Chamber of Commerce, as well as with all chambers of commerce in our service area,” said CBC Dean of Institutional Advancement Glynis Holm Strause, a lifelong resident of George West. Strause was named to the Chamber of Commerce Wall of Honor in 2010. “It is important for us that the citizens of our service area where there is not a campus know that we are available to them to meet their needs for credit, non-credit, dual credit and online courses.”
Coastal Bend College Lott-Canada Facility provides free GED® preparation courses for anyone interested in earning a high school equivalency diploma (GED®). Classes are offered in reading, writing and mathematics to adults seeking to improve the basic skills necessary to function effectively in their personal and family lives, in the workplace, and in the community. These classes are free.
The Texas Leadership Institute (TLI) invites festival and event organizers to take advantage of an outstanding regional workshop coming to Beeville in March. TLI Workshop 1362: Developing Successful Festivals & Events is scheduled from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM on March 20 in Beeville at Coastal Bend College, 3800 Charco Road and will provide insight into insurance needs; marketing and promoting events; the nuts and bolts of planning events; and best practices for working with your community. This workshop is hosted by Coastal Bend College, Continuing Education.