CBC TRIO Talent Search and Upward Bound Programs Host College Readiness Event

By: Sera F. Quiroga, Communications Staff Writer Photo Cutline: Students from the TRIO UB, UB GOST and TS programs are provided with valuable information about the ACT by a representative from Cambridge Education Services. The TRIO Talent Search (TS) and Upward Bound (UB) programs at the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Beeville location recently hosted an ACT workshop for students in the programs. A representative from Cambridge Educational Services conducted the ACT workshop inside of the Gertrude R. … Continue reading CBC TRIO Talent Search and Upward Bound Programs Host College Readiness Event

CBC Alice’s TRIO Program hosts TRIO Day

Media Advisory CBC Alice's TRIO Program hosts TRIO Day  The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Alice site TRIO program is hosting TRIO Day on Feb. 26. TRIO Day is an annual nationwide celebration that recognizes the value of programs such as TRIO that help disadvantaged high school students access higher education. WHAT:                  CBC Alice TRIO Day WHEN:                  Friday, February 26, 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m. WHERE:               CBC Alice Site:  704 Coyote Trail, Alice, Texas 78332 WHO:       … Continue reading CBC Alice’s TRIO Program hosts TRIO Day

Guadalupe Encinia named TRiO SSS Achiever

Coastal Bend College TRiO Student Support Services named CBC graduate Guadalupe Encinia of Mathis, TRiO SSS Achiever. Encinia talked about his experiences with CBC students during a reception held to celebrate TRiO Day. Encinia, who recently completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, told a group of CBC students that his involvement with TRiO opened doors for him.

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.

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.