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CBC & PEC Premier to Offer Oil & Gas Safety Training

Coastal Bend College and the Petroleum Education Council (PEC) Premier will hold a signing ceremony to kick-off the start of the Oil Patch Preparation System (OPPS) Short-Term Training Project. The signing ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 6, 2012…

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CBC Industry Expo Eagle Ford Shale

Coastal Bend College prides itself on being a pioneer in providing quality education and training in the oil and gas industry for the Eagle Ford Shale region. On Thursday, July 19, 2012, Coastal Bend College will be hosting an Industry…

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Paid training prospects abundant for South Texas oil and gas industry

A symposium of petroleum industry professionals was held recently at Coastal Bend College in Beeville. Attendees were made aware of facilities and funds available for employee training.

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Skills development training available for small businesses

Coastal Bend College supports the South Texas small businesses by partnering with Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) to provide customized training for employees. TWC responds to the training needs of Texas businesses that have fewer than 100 employees with the Skills for Small Businesses program and Skills Development Fund program. CBC Customized and Continuing Education can design classes to meet specific needs of small business to enhance the skills of new and incumbent employees. The application for the grant may be accessed at http://www.twc.state.tx.us/svcs/funds/ssb.html and CBC CCE staff can provide assistance in completing it. Businesses in the same industry cluster are encouraged to join together to customize and share classes with common career objectives. To learn more, contact Coastal Bend College Continuing Education at (361) 362-2633 or http://www.coastalbend.edu.

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South Texas school mariachis showcased during competition, concert

More than 850 middle and high school students converged at Alice High School to celebrate mariachi musicality last Saturday (April 17). Coastal Bend College’s 8th Annual Día Del Mariachi(TM) Vocal and Group Competition attracted middle school, junior varsity and varsity school competitors in many aspects of mariachi music. The judged event showcased the talents of 41 youth mariachis and 37 individual vocalist competitors.

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