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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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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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Coastal Bend College student gets Austin internship

Coastal Bend College student Veronique Ramirez worked with the staffs of both Texas State District 35 Representative Jose Aliseda and Texas State Senator Juan “Chuy” Hinojosa (District 20). She spent two days in Austin inputting data, greeting capitol visitors, answering phones and doing legislative research. She was given a staff identification badge for errands that required her to have special access to non-public areas of the capitol building.

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Congressman Rubén Hinojosa visits CBC Ambassadors

Coastal Bend College Ambassadors disucssed financial aid and educational attainment with U.S. Congressman Rubén Hinojosa [Distr. 15]. Ambassadors who met with the Congressman after the assembly are, from left, Monzelle White, Justin Moya, Ashley Gamboa, Joshua Lee, CBC President Dr. Thomas Baynum, Hinojosa, Jennifer Casarez, Robert Ramirez, Megan Montemayor and Marco Barrera.

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Congressman Rubén Hinojosa visits CBC students

Coastal Bend College — Alice Campus students travelled to Beeville early in the morning to listen to U.S. Congressman Rubén Hinojosa [Dist. 15]. Students from all over the district converged on the college to get an update on higher education from Hinojosa. Congressional District 15 includes Bee, Brooks, Cameron, Dewitt, Duval, Goliad, Hidalgo, Jim Wells, Karnes, Live Oak, Refugio and San Patricio Counties.

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