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Coastal Bend College students honored for academic excellence

Coastal Bend College recently released its Scholastic Leadership Roll, recognizing more than 275 students for academic excellence during the Fall 2010 semester. Students named to the roll, also called the “dean’s list,” completed 12 or more semester hours with passing grades in all courses and earned a semester grade-point-average of at least 3.5 on a 4.0 scale.

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Texas Workforce Commission signs over funds for skills building

Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund grant for $478,716 will be used for industrial emergency response training for new and incumbent Valero employees. Onsite training in Three Rivers will be managed by the college. The grant will make a positive…

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Coastal Bend College awarded $479,000 grant for industrial emergency skills training

Coastal Bend College, partnered with Valero Three Rivers Refinery, was recently awarded a Texas Workforce Commission Skills Development Fund grant for $479,000. The grant will be used for industrial emergency response training for new and incumbent Valero employees. Onsite training in Three Rivers will be managed by the college. Once the current training project is completed, Coastal Bend College will retain the equipment needed to offer community- and small business-based industrial emergency response training for those in the oil industry. This training will be available through CBC Continuing Education Customized Contract Training. For more information on professional development and training, contact Coastal Bend College Continuing Education at (361) 362-2633 or http://www.coastalbend.edu.

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