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College of the Mainland

May 19, 2011 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation will host the 2011 Mainland Heroes Gala on May 26. More
May 19, 2011 -- College of the Mainland's $86,174,155 bond issue failed by a margin of 12 votes, after provisional ballots counted on Wednesday brought in three more votes in favor of the bond, but not enough to overcome votes against it. More
May 18, 2011 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees will meet on May 23 to canvass the results of the May 14 election and to administer the oath of office to new trustees Wayne Miles and Roney McCrary. More
May 17, 2011 -- The fate of on an $86,174,555 bond issue for College of the Mainland remains unclear as official counting of provisional ballots on the referendum continues today. More
May 16, 2011 -- College of the Mainland's Nursing Lab recently received a new "SimMan" and "SimBaby" mannequins for use in practicing emergency treatments. More
May 06, 2011 -- College of the Mainland will host an Adjunct Job Fair on May 14 at the college's gymnasium. More
April 28, 2011 -- College of the Mainland's Concert Band will perform on Monday at the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
April 27, 2011 -- College of the Mainland will host its annual International Festival on Friday. More
April 19, 2011 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday tabled action regarding the selection of a firm to provide architectural services for projects under the college’s 2011 Bond Election. More
April 13, 2011 -- College of the Mainland will host a ceremony on Friday for the signing of a friendship agreement between the college and the Benito Juárez Autonomous University of Oaxaca. More
April 04, 2011 -- College of the Mainland will host Johanna Liska to speak on April 14 as part of the college's celebration of National Library Week. More
April 04, 2011 -- College of the Mainland will host mural artist Maestro Shinzaburo Takeda of the Benito Juarez Autonomous University of Oaxaca in Mexico April 11-15 to create and unveil a mural in collaboration with students at the college. More
April 04, 2011 -- College of the Mainland is seeking to retain staff while adjusting the college’s budget to manage a reduction of state funding allocations of $10 million over the next two years. More
March 31, 2011 -- College of the Mainland today issued a press release highlighting offerings through its Senior Adult Program. More
March 30, 2011 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre presents the crime drama, "The Lady Swims Today", which is playing now through April 17. More
March 20, 2011 -- College of the Mainland has issued a report on student Brooke Sumrall who is currently interning at Disney World. More
March 20, 2011 -- Two College of the Mainland Continuing Education students have obtained rewarding jobs after completing COM’s Medical Billing course. More
March 12, 2011 -- A meeting of the College of the Mainland Advisory Council and other information are included in this edition of COM Briefs. More
February 23, 2011 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday published information on various items, including a Jazz concert, Great Films Series, Career and University Transfer Expo and security officer classes. More
February 17, 2011 -- College of the Mainland's Multiculutural Team wil present "An Evening of Gospel Music: Why We Sing", with special guests "Voices of the Mainland", on Tuesday. More
February 08, 2011 -- College of the Mainland has published information on several upcoming events, including an informational meeting on its Collegiate High School and a filming of "Witness for the Prosecution". More
January 27, 2011 -- College of the Mainland has published information on its production of "Five Course Love", an upcoming art exhibit,an informational meeting on state teacher certification, as well as the college's Career and University Transfer Expo. More
January 25, 2011 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-2, with Nick Stepchinski and Rosalie Kettler opposed, to name Rod C. Fluker as the college’s Vice President for Enrollment and Student Success. More
January 13, 2011 -- College of the Mainland will host an event on January 19 to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. More
December 17, 2010 -- College of the Mainland is seeking musicians to perform with its Community Concert Band and Jazz Combo in the spring. More
December 08, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host a public forum with candidates for the college's Vice President of Enrollment and Student Services on Thursday. More
December 01, 2010 -- College of the Mainland's Sigma Delta Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society recently held an induction ceremony for new members. More
November 30, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Combo and Jazz Ensemble will perform a concert of holiday music on December 14. More
November 15, 2010 -- College of the Mainland recently participated in events and raised funds in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. More
November 04, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host a Veterans Day celebration on November 11 at the college's library. More
November 03, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Concert Band, directed by Sparky Koerner, will perform in concert on Monday, November 8, in the college’s Fine Arts Building Recital Hall. More
November 02, 2010 -- College of the Mainland Trustee Clemon Prevost has recently been elected to the Association of Community College Trustees' Diversity Committee. More
October 28, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees recently received the 2010 National and Western Regional Equity Award from the Association of Community College Trustees while at the association's annual leadership congress in Toronto, Canada. More
October 27, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host "Monster Musik", a performance by the college's electronic guitar orchestra, on Thursday. More
October 27, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host the United Way of Galveston County Carnival Fundraiser on Thursday. More
October 26, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to put forward an amount of $86,173,555 for a bond proposal on the May 2011 election ballot. More
October 20, 2010 -- Members of the College of the Mainland Board of Trustees are attending a summit hosted by the Association of Community College Trustees this week in Toronto, Canada. More
October 18, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Art Gallery today opened an exhibit by artist Mari Omori entitled "Akari Kami Mori: Illuminare". More
October 10, 2010 -- College of the Mainland’s Emergency Medical Service program has taken delivery of a new 2010 Frazer ambulance. More
October 09, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation and celebrity fashion models will hold the 2010 Fall Fashion Expo and Luncheon on October 14 in Texas City’s Nessler Center. More
October 05, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation will host the Fall Fashion Expo on October 14 at the Nessler Center in Texas City. More
September 28, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-1, with Nick Stepchinsky opposed, to adopt a 2010 tax rate of $0.23389 per $100 valuation. More
September 15, 2010 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it has been awarded the first portion of a $1.26 million, five year federal Student Support Services grant. More
September 09, 2010 -- College of the Mainland is holding registration for commissioned security officer classes in the fall. More
August 31, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 5-2, with Nick Stepchinski and Don Criss opposed, to accept a 2010-2011 Operating Budget of $32,007,219 for the college. More
August 29, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has announced the winners of the summer volleyball league. More
August 29, 2010 -- Safway Scaffolding recently donated four different types of industrial scaffolding to the Gulf Coast Safety Institute at College of the Mainland for its occupational safety and health degree program. More
August 23, 2010 -- Melissa Laws of League City is the recipient of the 2010 Jody Wisrodt Scholarship from the Galveston County Alternative Teacher Certification Program at College of the Mainland. More
August 23, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has released information on its Board of Trustees' reception of the 2010 Western Regional Equity Award from the Association of Community College Trustees, a newly installed Voice Over IP phone system at COM, and the regular monthly meeting of the Board of Trustees set for August 30. More
August 15, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has released information on a corporate safety culture class, a free safety class on maritime and port safety, and the recent Phi Theta Kappa induction ceremony. More
August 08, 2010 -- College of the Mainland and the University of Houston Clear Lake have signed a reverse articulation agreement that is intended to facilitate a seamless transfer process for students and enhance the number and quality of learning options. More
August 03, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to set a bond election for May 2011, but will consult with an architect before finalizing the ballot proposition to include a bond amount. More
August 02, 2010 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will host its final performances of "Cabaret" this weekend. More
August 02, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has released information on new student orientation sessions, an Introduction to QuickBooks class, and an Introductory Excel class. More
July 29, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees will hold its rescheduled July meeting on August 2, and a regular meeting on August 30. More
July 26, 2010 -- Steve Garfinkel, a Houston playwright and actor, plays Herr Schmidt, the Jewish fruit seller in the College of the Mainland Community Theatre’s production of Cabaret. More
July 25, 2010 -- College of the Mainland released information on an upcoming process technology information night, teaching certification information night, and one-day Access workshop. More
July 20, 2010 -- College of the Mainland Chemistry Professor Tom Johnson is taking a sabbatical to travel to India to work with the poor. More
July 19, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre is performing "Cabaret" now through August 8. More
July 13, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Monday, voted 6-1, with Don Criss opposed, to uphold the administration's decision to terminate the employment of a professional employee of the college. More
July 07, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will be offering a basic handgun course July 19-20 at the COM firing range. More
July 01, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has published information on upcoming events including a meeting of the Partners in Alternative Certification for Teachers, a blood drive, and classes in mechanical maintenance and real estate. More
June 30, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host a two-hour worskhop on playing the guitar on July 10 at the COM Learning Center in League City. More
June 29, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday heard from citizens and members of the college's Community Bond Advisory Committee regarding a proposed bond issue, but postponed further discussion and action on the bond issue. More
June 28, 2010 -- College of the Mainland released information on a free disaster management class, dance camp for ages 10 and up, and two speed training camps. More
June 24, 2010 -- College of the Mainland's Learning Center in League City will host a workshop on Wednesday on procedures and requirements to apply for an appointment as a notary public. More
June 24, 2010 -- College of the Mainland President Michael Elam will host town hall meetings in League City on June 30 and in Bayou Vista on July 13. More
June 23, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation is accepting applications for scholarships through July 16. More
June 20, 2010 -- Pre-teens and teens can take creative writing, Russian, Spanish, and financial planning classes at the College of the Mainland Learning Center in League City during July. More
June 18, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, in a special meeting on Thursday, voted 4-2, with Rosalie Kettler and Nick Stepchinski opposed, to re-elect the board's current officers to their positions for another year. More
June 13, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble attended the first annual Jazz Educators Network conference at the University of Missouri St. Louis campus on May 21. More
June 13, 2010 -- College of the Mainland announced that it will launch College of the Mainland Online in August. More
June 11, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host a Juneteenth celebration on June 16. More
June 01, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it will offer a new dental assistant program and a new phlebotomy technician program at the COM Learning Center in League City. More
May 31, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has released information on town hall meetings scheduled for June, Saturday professional development classes for childcare providers, a transportation career camp, an eight-hour OSHA Hazwoper Refresher class, the new dental assistant program, and the new phlebotomy tech program. More
May 31, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation honored five Mainland Heroes at its recent gala for service to the community and support for higher education. More
May 27, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has announced its schedule of summer classes for teenagers and pre-teens at the COM Learning Center in League City. More
May 27, 2010 -- College of the Mainland is offering a new 48-hour IV and sterile compounding certification course in June. More
May 26, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host an online training program this summer for childcare providers. More
May 26, 2010 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday announced that the college's law enforcement academy recently received an A+ on its state audit by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards. More
May 25, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve $400,527 for the purchase and installation of an Internet-Protocol telephone system through a partnership between Cisco and Databox. More
May 24, 2010 -- College of the Mainland is holding registration through June 4 for classes in the first summer session. More
May 23, 2010 -- Regina Julian was named 2010 Teacher of the Year during the recent College of the Mainland spring commencement ceremony. More
May 21, 2010 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "Spinning into Butter" on May 27. More
May 18, 2010 -- College of the Mainland recently announced its spring volleyball league champions. More
May 18, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation will host its 2010 Mainland Heroes Gala on May 27 at the College of the Mainland Gymnasium. More
May 16, 2010 -- College of the Mainland’s associate degree nursing program recently held its spring pinning ceremony where 46 students received their nursing pins. More
May 09, 2010 -- College of the Mainland released information on 72-year-old Larry Purswell, who will graduate from COM's process technology program on Thursday. More
May 09, 2010 -- College of the Mainland’s Wellness Center will offer swimming lessons this summer for children ages six months and up. More
May 09, 2010 -- Sherri Gardkis, who has 20 years experience working as a nanny in a variety of homes around the world, will teach a new continuing education course at the College of the Mainland Learning Center-North County in League City beginning June 12. More
May 09, 2010 -- College of the Mainland’s Community Wellness Center will offer several summer camps for teens and preteens that build speed and agility, improve basketball skills, teach volleyball fundamentals and introduce basic and advanced jazz dance techniques. More
May 09, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will hold its 42nd spring commencement at Moody Gardens on May 13. More
May 06, 2010 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday named five faculty members as finalists for the college's Teacher of the Year award. More
May 06, 2010 -- College of the Mainland's Phi Theta Kappa Sigma Delta Chapter recently inducted 18 new members. More
May 02, 2010 -- Over 1,000 people turned out for the recent mainland Relay for Life at College of the Mainland. More
April 28, 2010 -- College of the Mainland recently published information about its Cinco de Mayo celebration, accreditation for its pharmacy technician program, and upcoming OSHA general industry safety training class. More
April 27, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to appoint Ruthie Newman as a financial aid officer in the Student Financial Services Department. More
April 25, 2010 -- Texas Southern University and College of the Mainland recently signed an articulation agreement that provides a framework to facilitate the admission of qualified students enrolled at COM who complete the associate degree into TSU. More
April 20, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will offer students a chance to study abroad in Oaxaca, Mexico during the summer for total immersion Spanish classes. More
April 18, 2010 -- The American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life will kick off April 23 at College of the Mainland. More
April 16, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has announced that three of the college's visual arts students received awards from the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Council at the Portfolio Review and ART JAM at Houston Community College on April 6. More
April 16, 2010 -- College of the Mainland recently announced that students Cheryl Dutton and Thu Vy were named to the 2010 All-State Academic Team. More
April 16, 2010 -- College of the Mainland recently announced that the Mainland Medical Center has endowned a nursing scholarship in honor of Kathryn Bailey, mother of United States Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison. More
April 06, 2010 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present its production of "The Importance of Being Earnest" April 8 through May 2. More
April 01, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it will sponsor the 16th annual COM Bay Area Triathlon on May 29. More
March 31, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host Alexandra Corona, a literary specialist with the Harris County Public Library, on April 15 to speak on the importance of early literacy in a child's education as part of the college's celebration of National Library Week. More
March 31, 2010 -- College of the Mainland's Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Combo will perform a concert with guest pianist Larry Ham on April 13 at the Fine Arts Recital Hall. More
March 31, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will offer a spring mini session on May 17 through June 4. More
March 30, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a $33,900 annual license for use of PeopleAdmin Software for online employment applications and online employee evaluations. More
March 28, 2010 -- College of the Mainland’s Sigma Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society, recently returned from its 2010 regional convention with five awards. More
March 27, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will hold a program and historical exhibit looking back 100 years to the start of the Mexican Revolution on April 16. More
March 27, 2010 -- College of the Mainland North County Learning Center in League City will offer several popular graphics and electronic publishing classes in April. More
March 27, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Learning Center in League City will offer two dance classes beginning in April. More
March 27, 2010 -- The Partners in Alternative Certification for Teachers will hold an information meeting on April 5. More
March 27, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will open the biannual exhibit of work by its fine arts faculty April 6 in the COM art gallery in Texas City. More
March 24, 2010 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the Galveston County Small Business Development Center has opened a satellite office in the college's North County Learning Center in League City. More
March 17, 2010 -- College of the Mainland today announced the winners of the annual career exploration fair contest. More
March 14, 2010 -- The “High on Life” Relay for Life team at College of the Mainland is holding a gold buying fundraiser on Wednesday, March 31 at the Senior Adult Office at 1130 Delmar in La Marque. More
March 14, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre will hold open auditions for the Houston area premiere of Spinning Into Butter, a drama that explores the strange line between racism and political correctness run amok on a college campus. More
March 14, 2010 -- The Importance of Being Earnest opens April 8 at the College of the Mainland Community Theatre. More
March 14, 2010 -- The Risk Management Institute at College of the Mainland will hold a free safety class on hydrogen sulfide Friday, March 26 in the Teaching Auditorium (L-131) at COM. More
March 14, 2010 -- An exhibit of rare, original documents and artifacts of the Mexican Revolution and Pancho Villa will be part of a program at College of the Mainland April 16, commemorating the start of the Mexican Revolution 100 years ago. More
March 07, 2010 -- The College Of the Mainland Learning Center in League City is offering an introductory course for anyone who is new to computers, Windows XP or Microsoft Office. More
March 07, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will hold a career and university transfer expo on Thursday, April 29. More
February 26, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has published information regarding upcoming classes in Microsoft Access, Spanish and safety. More
February 26, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has announced that its GED testing schedule and scholarship application process are available online at the college's web site. More
February 26, 2010 -- College of the Mainland's adult education program was recently recognized by the Texas Adult Education and Family Literacy Collaboration. More
February 26, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble will host a free concert on March 9, and is seeking donations for a trip to the first annual Jazz Education Network Conference. More
February 24, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted to extend the contract of College President Dr. Michael Elam and included a 10 percent salary increase. More
February 19, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host a workshop on Google search engine on March 11 and an introductory Word class March 2-11 at the college's North County Learning Center in League City. More
February 15, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host a panel discussion regarding women in politics on March 4. More
February 06, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has published a news release about various programs offered by the college. More
January 31, 2010 -- The spring enrollment at College of the Mainland—the highest in its 43 years—stands at 4,004 students, it was announced at the College’s Board of Trustees meeting January 25. More
January 26, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to purchase $67,023 in replacement computers through Dell computers as part of the annual "refresh" of the college's computers. More
January 21, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Fine Arts Gallery will host an exhibit of Depression era photography by Eudora Welty from February 4 through March 10. More
January 19, 2010 -- The first five charter members of College of the Mainland’s new alumni association (www.com.edu/alumni) were greeted by COM President Michael Elam at the recent spring convocation. More
January 18, 2010 -- The Partners in Alternative Certification for Teachers will hold an information meeting Monday, February 1 at PACT office in Suite 4 at Appomattox Square across the esplanade from the College of the Mainland. More
January 18, 2010 -- The real estate academy at the College of the Mainland Learning Center-North County in League City offers two real estate principles classes for people working toward a real estate broker or salesperson license. More
January 18, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has published information on February courses, including introductory Word, sign language, beginning computers and QuickBooks classes, to be held at its north county learning center in League City. More
January 14, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has published information on its eight-week English, "fast-track" real estate, free OSHA record-keeping classes and its upcoming Google.doc workshop. More
January 14, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it is seeking graduates of the college to serve on the new COM Alumni Advisory Board. More
January 14, 2010 -- College of the Mainland recently graduated a class of Licenced Vocational Nursing students, which achieved a 100-percent pass rate on the state's licensing exam. More
January 12, 2010 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will open its production of "My Funny Valentine" on January 21. More
January 11, 2010 -- College of the Mainland has published information on its Relay for Life kick-off event, spring registration, and student orientation schedule. More
January 11, 2010 -- College of the Mainland will host Texas Southern University President Dr. John M. Rudley on January 20 to speak as part of the college's Martin Luther King Celebration. More
January 07, 2010 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees, during a special meeting on Wednesday, voted unanimously to approve the purchase of ammunition from GT Distributors, Inc., which provided the lowest bid of $35,755. More
January 07, 2010 -- Registration for the spring volleyball leagues at College of the Mainland continues through January 14. More
December 14, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Friday voted unanimously to approve a $78,000 contract with TR Moore of Houston for accounting services. More
December 14, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland biology club raised $2,912 in the past few weeks for the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital by selling “Colby,” this year’s stuffed animal mascot for the annual fundraising drive. More w/photo
December 14, 2009 -- Spring registration continues at College of the Mainland through Tuesday, December 15 and then resumes Monday, January 4. More
December 14, 2009 -- A new play, My Funny Valentine, featuring the songs of Rodgers & Hart, will open January 21 at the College of the Mainland Community Theatre. More
December 14, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Wellness Center is open seven days a week with four equipped workout rooms that include cardio equipment, free weights and weight machines as well as personal training sessions, spinning classes and dozens of other fitness opportunities. More
December 14, 2009 -- Bruce Latimer, a retired Houston homebuilder who lives Santa Fe, has endowed a new scholarship at College of the Mainland. More
December 08, 2009 -- College of the Mainland student groups recently created holiday cards for soldiers with various services organizations. More
December 08, 2009 -- College of the Mainland recently announced that it has made changes to "streamline" its advisement process for students. More
December 07, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation recently named Marianne Duncanson of Friendswood as the foundation's Donor of the Year. More
November 27, 2009 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday published information about a student canned food drive, upcoming concerts, and the college's nursing program. More
November 22, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Great Film Series will present the 1948 thriller “Sorry, Wrong Number” starring Barbara Stanwyck and Burt Lancaster on Friday, December 4. More
November 22, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland mechanical maintenance technician program is now enrolling students for the start of its welding fundamentals class that begins January 4, 2010. More
November 22, 2009 -- Students who have completed their pre-nursing requirements can apply now to College of the Mainland for a new associate degree nursing class that begins in January 2010. More
November 22, 2009 -- Registration fro the 2010 spring semester at College of the Mainland begins December 1. More
November 09, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has published information about its Tech Prep programs, which offer career paths to high school students. More
November 08, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will celebrate International Education week November 16-20 with a visit from a Fulbright Scholar, highlights from last summer’s study abroad program and the experiences of a Peace Corps volunteer. More
November 05, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation recently received a $2,500 donation from Marathon Petroleum Company to fund scholarships for the college's process technology program. More
October 30, 2009 -- College of the Mainland in Texas City has signed an articulation agreement with Texas Chiropractic College of Pasadena, Texas that allows students pursuing a doctor of chiropractic degree to complete as many as 90 college credits in science and core curricula at COM, then transfer to TCC to complete its chiropractic degree program. More
October 27, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to award a bid of $84,500 to Con-Tex Services for re-roofing of the Fine Arts Building. More
October 23, 2009 -- The Partners in Alternative Certification for Teachers at College of the Mainland will hold a ribbon cutting and open house November 2 at its new location in the Appomattox Square Office Park across the esplanade from the college. More
October 22, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation will hold the Fall Fashion Expo on October 29 in the Doyle Center in Texas City. More
October 22, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has released information on its law enforcement academy's recent graduation, an upcoming Veterans Day program, open auditions for "My Funny Valentine", the spring class schedule, an early childhood workshop, and Photoshop, QuickBooks, yoga, and decorating classes being offered in League City. More
October 20, 2009 -- Texas Chiropractic College in Pasadena and College of the Mainland in Texas City will sign an articulation agreement on October 26 in the Board Room of the Administration Building at COM. More
October 19, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will offer a dual credit course January 19 through May 14 for Texas City High School students thinking about a career as a firefighter, paramedic or other allied health professional. More
October 12, 2009 -- College of the Mainland's Collegiate High School will hold a parent information meeting October 20 in the Teaching Auditorium at COM. More
October 12, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has released information about Spanish classes starting in October, a corporate safety seminar, a workshop called "Getting to the First Page of Google", the College of the Mainland Foundation Fashion Expo, when and where to get flu shots, and a presentation by Elizabeth Gilbert on being wheelchair bound in a stand up world. More
October 05, 2009 -- Dr. Gay Reeves, director of College of the Mainland’s nursing program, has announced that COM plans to admit a new class of associate degree nursing students in January 2010, pending receipt of funding from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. More
October 05, 2009 -- The Earth's Influence, a new exhibit with a landscape inspired art theme, will be showing at College of the Mainland Fine Arts Gallery October 20 through November 20. More
October 01, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has released information on its growing Collegiate High School, an upcoming senior health expo, evening network administration classes and eight-week mini sessions beginning in October, and free trips for joggers to Houston Memorial Park. More
September 29, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted to adopt a 2009 tax rate of $0.22164 per $100 valuation. More
September 24, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has released information on October child care provider workshops, the Hispanic heritage month celebration, and a one-time class called "Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy Adults", being offered in League City. More
September 18, 2009 -- College of the Mainland Fine Arts Gallery will host a new art exhibit entitled “Topologically Speaking” through October 5. More
September 18, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will offer a continuing education class on the fundamentals of canoeing September 26-27 at the lake in front of the college. More
September 17, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has released a feature on John Kiefer and his "niche" for publishing music. More
September 17, 2009 -- College of the Mainland today announced that its fall enrollment has increased by almost 11 percent compared to last year. More
September 09, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees will host an open forum on the college's tax rate on September 21. More
August 31, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Learning Center will be offering Chinese language classes beginning September 23. More
August 27, 2009 -- Several offices at College of the Mainland are moving to new locations, to accommodate establishment of streamlined registration procedures. More
August 25, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday set September 28 as the next meeting to discuss the 2009 tax rate. More
August 20, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has released information on upcoming events and updates on past events. More
August 20, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has announced the summer volleyball league winners and information about fall leagues. More
August 13, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information about its new adjunct saxophone instructor, the fall machinist program, a new history class called "Rediscover Texas", fall volleyball leagues, the real estate academy, and registration. More
August 06, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information on upcoming classes, a study abroad opportunity, and the Community Concert Band. More
August 06, 2009 -- Twenty high school students from La Marque, Dickinson and Hitchcock recently visited Washington D.C. as part of College of the Mainland's six-week Upward Bound Summer Academy. More
August 04, 2009 -- Phi Theta Kappa, the international honors society at College of the Mainland, recently inducted 16 new members into its COM chapter. More
August 03, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has released information on various items, including new allied health classes, the accreditation of its child lab, process technology information night and registration period. More
July 29, 2009 -- Parents in College, a community outreach group, will host an event in conjunction with several area colleges on August 8 at Mall of the Mainland to help parents learn about education and training resources available to them. More
July 28, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 6-1, with Nick Stepchinski opposed, to approve a three percent step salary increase for the 2009-2010 fiscal year for employees not currently topped out on their salary schedule. More
July 22, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information about new student orientation sessions and August swim classes for babies, toddlers and teens. More
July 22, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Vocal Arts recently returned from a nine-day tour of Austria, Hungary and Germany. More
July 16, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information about its Energy Venture Camp and upcoming classes and events. More
July 13, 2009 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will present its production of "The Pirates of Penzance" July 16 through August 9. More
July 09, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information on upcoming events and information on two students nominated to the 2009 All USA Academic Team. More
July 03, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information about upcoming events and classes. More
June 23, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to grant tenure to Marianne Friedell, assistant professor of the Academic Success Department, and James Tabor, assistant professor in the Humanities Department. More
June 18, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information about recent GED graduates and upcoming events. More
June 16, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information on upcoming events. More
June 08, 2009 -- College of the Mainland President Dr. Michael Elam recently attended a town hall meeting in Dickinson to introduce himself to members of the community. More
June 04, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information on Kim Chavez, winner of the Outstanding Soloist Award, new cadets that graduated as Texas peace officers, and upcoming events. More
May 29, 2009 -- College of the Mainland President Dr. Michael Elam will hold a town hall meeting on June 4 in Dickinson City Council Chambers. More
May 28, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theater is currently showing its production of "Red Herring", a comedy by Michael Hollinger. More
May 28, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Wellness Center will hold an evening boot camp starting June 8. More
May 28, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will host news anchor Len Cannon as a featured speaker at its Juneteenth celebration on June 17. More
May 27, 2009 -- The 2009 College of the Mainland Foundation gala honored five mainland heroes while raising close to $12,000 for COM scholarships on May 21. More
May 23, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information about town hall meetings during June and summer camps. More
May 23, 2009 -- Two College of the Mainland nursing students were recently recognized for clinical and academic achievement. More
May 22, 2009 -- Red Herring, a “Cold War” comedy, is now playing at the College of the Mainland Community Theatre through June 14. More
May 21, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation will hold its annual Mainland Heroes Gala on May 21 in the COM Library. More
May 18, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to approve a $374,000 contract with Jamail Smith Construction for renovation of the college's restrooms. More
May 18, 2009 -- Louis Beard, a junior at Hitchcock High School, won first place in the Career Discovery Contest sponsored by College of the Mainland’s Collegiate High School. More
May 18, 2009 -- More than 600 Galveston County students and teachers attended College of the Mainland’s Career Exploration Fair held May 8. More
May 14, 2009 -- College of the Mainland’s new president, Dr. Michael Elam, is holding a series of town hall meetings throughout the College service area in May and June to introduce himself to the communities and to learn how COM can better serve its area residents. More
May 13, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information about the recent 2009 Mainland Relay for Life and upcoming events. More
May 13, 2009 -- College of the Mainland announced the winners of the Spring 2009 volleyball leagues and information about registration for the summer volleyball league. More
May 11, 2009 -- Julianne Clancy of Friendswood, an assistant professor of emergency medical services with College of the Mainland’s public service careers department, was named the 2009 Instructor of they Year at the College’s annual employee recognition dinner. More
May 08, 2009 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre has announced its Outstandng Volunteer Awards. More
May 08, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Combo participated at the University of North Texas Jazz Festival in Addison on April 16-18. More
May 08, 2009 -- The College Of the Mainland Jazz Combo and COM Jazz Faculty will present a concert on Wednesday May 13 in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. More
April 29, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information on upcoming events. More
April 24, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information for upcoming events. More
April 21, 2009 -- College of the Mainland’s annual online auction of surplus goods is underway now through April 28. More
April 21, 2009 -- College of the Mainland released information on summer and fall registration. More
April 21, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland visual and performing arts department presents a chamber and chocolate concert on April 22 in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. More
April 21, 2009 -- College of the Mainland and three other area community colleges have partnered with the petrochemical industry along the Texas Gulf Coast to offer an Energy Venture camp for middle school students this summer. More
April 21, 2009 -- College of the Mainland employees recently donated food, clothing and money to the Salvation Army during a recent call out for donations. More
April 21, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a settlement with Center for the Advancement of Process Technology. More
April 13, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has released information about upcoming events. More
April 02, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will host Relay For Life on May 8 and 9. More
April 02, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will hold a career fair April 30 in the College of the Mainland gym. More
April 02, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation will hold its annual Mainland Heroes Gala on May 21 in the College of the Mainland Library. More
April 02, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will host a free concert by the COM Jazz Combo and the Jazz Ensemble with special guest Kathy Kosins on April 21. More
April 02, 2009 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday announced that students have selected five finalists for the college's Instructor of the Year award. More
April 02, 2009 -- College of the Mainland recently received a $1,000 donation from Valero to set up exercise stations along the college's jogging trail. More
March 31, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a 20 percent homestead exemption on property taxes paid to the college. More
March 30, 2009 -- College of the Mainland on Friday released news items on several events at the college. More
March 19, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will host a ceramic art demonstration on Monday and hold an adjunct instructor job fair on March 28. More
March 17, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will host a free extreme electric guitar clinic on March 30. More
March 11, 2009 -- Marty Essen, author of Cool Creatures, Hot Planet: Exploring the Seven Continents, will present a digital slide show, Around the World in 90 Minutes, at College of the Mainland Tuesday March 31 at 7 p.m. in the Teaching Auditorium (L-131). More
March 11, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland senior adult program is planning a two night, three day trip to the former Chain-O-Lakes retreat near Cleveland, Texas April 23 through 25. More
March 11, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Tuesday voted to approve an employment contract for Dr. Michael Elam, who will step in as the college's new president on April 1. More
March 11, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will host an attic, garage, and plant sale to support senior adult activities on Saturday, April 4 from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at the College of the Mainland adult office at 1130 Delmar in La Marque. More
March 11, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland early childhood program will be offering two professional development workshops for area child care providers and preschool teachers who need required training hours on Saturday, March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Technical-Vocational Building at College of the Mainland. More
March 06, 2009 -- College of the Mainland’s early childhood program offers a seven-hour professional development workshop for preschool teachers and child care providers who want to enhance learning in the outdoor classroom. More
March 06, 2009 -- As of March 6, 2009 the location of the panel discussion "Secrets of Succes for Women in the Real World" has been moved to Room F-117 of the Fine Arts Building. More
March 06, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has released information on upcoming OSHA construction and electrical safety classes. More
March 06, 2009 -- College of the Mainland students Michael Brehm and Ty Sheaffer, both trumpet students of Sparky Koerner, performed with the Texas Community College Band Directors Association Jazz Ensemble and Symphonic Band at the Henry B. Gonazles Convention Center in San Antonio last month. More
March 02, 2009 -- College of the Mainland multicultural team will present a panel discussion, “Secrets of Success for Women in the Real World” on Thursday, March 12 at 12:30 p.m. in the Teaching Auditorium (L-131). More
March 01, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will host an art exhibit called Cross Pollination featuring artists Lisa Qualls and Lovie Olivia at the College of the Mainland art gallery through April 10, with both artists delivering a guest lecture on March 4 at 2 p.m. More
February 26, 2009 -- Griffin Integrated Marketing on Wednesday announced that it has secured a contract with College of the Mainland to develop a comprehensive strategic marketing plan for the college. More
February 25, 2009 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday announced that filing is underway for the May 9 election of two positions on the board of trustees. More
February 24, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to renew the college's property/casualty insurance at a cost of $520,392, an increase of 15.6 percent. More
February 23, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees today voted unanimously to select Dr. Michael Elam as the college's next president. More
February 20, 2009 -- The College Of The Mainland Board of Trustees met in executive executive session for about an hour on Friday to discuss the presidential search but took no action. More
February 19, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will host two performances of hypnotist Kevin Stone on Tuesday at the Teaching Auditorium. More
February 12, 2009 -- College of the Mainland, which has held blood drives for 30 years, will hold a blood drive on February 18-19. More
February 08, 2009 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre is presenting the romantic comedy musical "I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change" through February 15. More
February 05, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Collegiate High School will host a parent information night on February 26 at the Teaching Auditorium on the college campus. More
February 04, 2009 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute on Tuesday announced that it has received a $100,000 grant from Texas Mutual Insurance Company to fund free workforce safety courses. More
February 03, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation on Monday announced that it is accepting scholarship applications for the 2009-2010 academic year. More
February 03, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will celebrate African-American History Month with a multicultural lecture and concert by Liberian songstress Yewande. More
January 29, 2009 -- College of the Mainland is offering financial aid workshops in February. More
January 29, 2009 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre opened its production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" with an actual marriage proposal to one of the play's actors. More
January 27, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a proposed tuition increase for credit courses for the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 fiscal years. More
January 25, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has announced the dates for some business and college classes being offered this spring. More
January 25, 2009 -- College of the Mainland is now enrolling for its 12-week session that runs from February 16 through May 15. More
January 22, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Fine Arts Gallery is currently hosting an exhibit titled "Drawn to Painting", which hosts the work of five Texas artists. More
January 22, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will offer professional development classes for area child care providers and preschool teachers in February. More
January 21, 2009 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre is holding performances of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" from January 22 through February 15. More
January 19, 2009 -- College of the Mainland and the Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Conference are sponsoring a electric guitar clinic on February 19 at the Fine Arts Recital Hall. More
January 19, 2009 -- The North County Learning Center for College of the Mainland will hold a fast track amdinistrative support specialist course starting in February. More
January 19, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will be offering nine day tours of Greece and Italy as part of its World Literature and Humanities courses. More
January 19, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will offer a series of one-day professional development sessions on Saturdays for area childcare providers. More
January 19, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will be holding forums this week to allow the public meet with candidates for the new president of the college. More
January 19, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre will hold open auditions for its production of Henry V on Sunday and Monday. More
January 10, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has provided updates on several issues. More
January 09, 2009 -- College of the Mainland will offer three levels of air conditioning courses beginning February 2 at the CAST Skills Center in La Marque. More
January 08, 2009 -- College of the Mainland today announced its fall volleyball league champions. More
January 08, 2009 -- The College of the Mainland Outdoor Club will host a backpacking trip at Pedernales Falls State Park on January 30 to February 1. More
January 08, 2009 -- College of the Mainland has announced that it now offers online chats with advisors for new and returning students. More
December 23, 2008 -- College of the Mainland recently named Brandee Wilson as Student of the Year and Marian Aguilar as Outstanding Clinical Performance Award recipient in the college's nursing program. More
December 23, 2008 -- College of the Mainland recently announced that the fire academy's December graduating class earned a 100 percent pass rate on the Texas Commission on Fire Protection state exam. More
December 22, 2008 -- College of the Mainland is holding registration for its winter volleyball leagues until January 15. More
December 22, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Learning Center in League City is now enrolling students for a medical billing class that begins in February. More
December 22, 2008 -- College of the Mainland recently announced that two of its students have been nominated to compete for a place on the USA Today's 2009 All-USA Community and Junior College Academic Team. More
December 22, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Biology Club, as well as college employees and other students, helped gather donations to various organizations for the holidays. More
December 20, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation on Friday announced that Dr. Carolyn Hartnett, a retired faculty member, recently donated $1,500 to the foundation's Ike student emergency fund. More
December 20, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Learning Center in League City will offer classes in floral design, writing and harmonica in February. More
December 20, 2008 -- College of the Mainland students recently created holiday cards for the American Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes program. More
December 20, 2008 -- The presidential search committee appointed by the College of the Mainland Board of Trustees has recommended four candidates for interviews with the full board the latter part of January as the next step in the presidential search process. More
December 19, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced that while it will be closed for the holidays starting Monday, students can still register  online for the spring semester. More
December 18, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it has received a $20,000 award from the Barbara Bush Foundation to improve literacy efforts in the recovery of Hurricane Ike. More
December 16, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to approve a contract extension for Interim President Dr. Larry Durrence. More
December 15, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's biology club recently raised $5,000 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by selling stuffed panda bears. More
December 14, 2008 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will hold open auditions for HENRY V on Sunday, January 25. More
December 11, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will hold an evening real estate program at its North County Learning Center in League City beginning January 20. More
December 11, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation on Wednesday announced that Carolyn Robinson has been named as its 2008 Donor of the Year. More
December 11, 2008 -- Former College of the Mainland biology professor Emmeline Dodd recently received the Chuck Buddenhagen Memorial Award for 2008 from the Galveston Bay Area Master Naturalists. More
December 09, 2008 -- College of the Mainland has received several photographs from Hurricane Ike for its exhibit currently on display at the Fine Arts Gallery. More
December 08, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Art Gallery is currently hosting an exhibit of images from Hurricane Ike taken by several Houston area photographers. More
December 08, 2008 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre's production of "Ruby Sunrise" is playing through December 14. More
December 02, 2008 -- College of the Mainland students and staff helped clean up areas of Galveston Island during the recent Great Galveston Garbage Gobble. More
November 26, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will host a self-publishing class on December 4 at the COM Learning Center - North County in League City. More
November 26, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will host a time management class on December 6 at the COM Learning Center - North County in League City. More
November 26, 2008 -- The Art Gallery at College of the Mainland will display images from Hurricane Ike by photographer Calvin Wehrle from December 1-17. More
November 26, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Mainland Chorale and Mainland Singers will perform a free Christmass concert on December 9 at St. John's Methodist Church in Texas City. More
November 20, 2008 -- College of the Mainland is offering opportunities to study in Italy and Greece through the Study Abroad Program. More
November 12, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Risk Management Institute will hold two free safety classes on November 21. More
November 12, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Jazz Combo will perform in concert on November 20 at the Fine Arts Recital Hall. More
November 08, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Sigma Delta chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa international honor society recently inducted 43 new members. More
November 08, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Biology Club is selling toy panda bears through December 10 to raise funds for St. Jude's Research Hospital. More
October 29, 2008 -- College of the Mainland on Tuesday announced that its Partners in Alternative Certification for Teachers program has been approved by the Texas Education Agency to offer preparation in the new EC-6 Generalist certification area. More
October 27, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Friday voted unanimously to approve a $150,610 expenditure for a state contract to purchase Dell computers for the school. More
October 25, 2008 -- College of the Mainland’s concert band and jazz ensemble will perform two free concerts in November. More
October 25, 2008 -- College of the Mainland’s annual Veterans Day program is set for Tuesday, November 11 from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. in the COM Library. More
October 25, 2008 -- The Gulf Coast Safety Institute at College of the Mainland will hold a 30-hour OSHA Construction Safety Training class Monday, November 3 through Thursday, November 6 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. More
October 25, 2008 -- College of the Mainland’s Collegiate High School (CHS) will hold an information night for prospective parents and students Thursday, November 13 at 6:30 p.m. in the Teaching Auditorium (L-131). More
October 25, 2008 -- A new American play that tells the story of the birth and promise of television through the life of a young woman named Ruby opens November 20 at the College of the Mainland Community Theatre. More
October 25, 2008 -- Texas Governor Rick Perry has recognized College of the Mainland’s associate degree process technology program for its contribution to the state’s workforce efforts. More
October 16, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre will be holding auditions for "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" on November 2-3. More
October 07, 2008 -- College of the Mainland is currently enrolling students for an eight-week session of the fall semester. More
October 06, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will host a lecture by artist Benito Heurta on Wednesday at the Fine Arts Gallery. More
September 30, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to adopt a tax rate of $0.22164 per $100 valuation for Fiscal Year 2008-2009. More
September 26, 2008 -- College of the Mainland students that have Pell Grant refunds or Financial Aid checks can pick them up in person at the College on Monday, September 29 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. or Tuesday, September 30 from 8 a.m. to noon. More
September 25, 2008 -- Due to the recent hurricane and lost class days, College of the Mainland has extended its fall semester by one week. More
September 09, 2008 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will be holding auditions for its production of "The Ruby Sunrise" on Sunday and Monday. More
September 08, 2008 -- College of the Mainland is currently holding registration for 12-week classes that begin on September 22. More
September 08, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced that its Vocal Arts group is holding a raffle to raise funds for its summer performance tour of Austria, Hungary and Germany. More
August 27, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Community Theatre will hold open auditions for the premiere of its production of The Ruby Sunrise. More
August 26, 2008 -- College of the Mainland is sponsoring an essay contest for middle school students in its district to commemorate Hispanic Heritage Month. More
August 26, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted unanimously to set a proposed tax rate of $0.22164 per $100 valuation for Fiscal Year 2008-2009. More
August 23, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Gulf Coast Safety Institute will hold a four-day OSHA safety training class on September 8-11. More
August 23, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will begin its fall volleyball leagues on September 11. More
August 23, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will host a public forum of the Association of Community College Trustees on Wednesday to receive input from the community as part of the college's search for a new president. More
August 14, 2008 -- The Risk Management Institute at the College of the Mainland will offer a free process safety management class on August 22. More
August 14, 2008 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday announced that its nursing degree students had a 100 percent pass rate on the state administered NCLEX-RN examination. More
August 14, 2008 -- College of the Mainland on Wednesday announced that it is holding registration for GED students. More
August 06, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today issued a release about the distance education options the college offers. More
July 31, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it will offer Weekend College for students on Friday evenings, Saturdays and Sundays. More
July 31, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it will offer four centralized registration dates in August. More
July 30, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Phi Theta Kappa honors society will induct Joann Paul, 73, on August 10. Paul, of Bacliff, started taking courses at the college at the age of 68, after retiring. More
July 29, 2008 -- College of the Mainland on Monday announced that Jeff Oakley, director of the Gulf Coast Safety Institute, has been named Safety Professional of the Year by the Gulf Coast Chapter of the American Society of Safety Engineers. More
July 28, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees on Monday voted 4-3, with Bennie Matthews, Clemon Prevost and Annette Jenkins opposed, to not reinstate Reginald Dickens, the financial aid director who has been on paid administrative leave since January. More
July 26, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will offer weekend courses during its fall semester. More
July 23, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will hold an open house on August 5 for its cosmetology program's new location in the Gulf Plaza Outlet Mall at La Marque. More
July 21, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will host an informational meeting for its Process Technology Program on July 29. More
July 20, 2008 -- A production of BIG RIVER, a musical adaptation of Mark Twain's The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, will run Thursday, July 17 through Sunday, August 10 at College of the Mainland Community Theatre. More
July 12, 2008 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre on Friday announced that it will host a production of Big River through August 10. More
July 03, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees voted 7-0 on Thurday to ask the Association of Community College Trustees to negotiate an interim president's contract with Dr. Larry Durrence, the board's choice for interim president to take over from Dr. Homer Hayes whose contract runs out August 31 and who is on administrative leave with pay as of July 9. More
July 03, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced that its Health Information Management program has received accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management. More
July 01, 2008 -- College of the Mainland is offering a free "Forensic Science Teacher Workshop" for area math and science teachers on August 2. More
June 24, 2008 -- KTRK co-anchor Melanie Lawson took time to congratulate students and community members who performed at College of the Mainland's Juneteenth celebration. More
June 21, 2008 -- College of the Mainland reading teacher Marianne Friedell received a $1,000 Townsend Developmental Teaching Award for "providing persistent, patient, sensitive and respectful support to her developmental reading students." More
June 16, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees today placed college President Dr. Homer M. Hayes on paid administrative leave effective July 9 through the remainder of his contract, which ends August 31. More
June 09, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will offer free safety training classes in July and August through the college's Risk Management Institute. More
June 01, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will hold an adjunct instructor job fair Saturday, June 21 in the Student Center. More
June 01, 2008 -- KTRK Channel 13 news co-anchor Melanie Lawson will speak at the College of the Mainland Juneteenth celebration on Wednesday, June 18 in the Teaching Auditorium. More
June 01, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Vocal Arts group is planning for next summer's tour of Austria, Hungary and Germany. More
May 12, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's associate degree nursing program presented nursing pins to 26 graduates at the annual pinning ceremony held May 8. More
May 07, 2008 -- College of the Mainland on Monday announced that a member of the college's Jazz Combo recently received the top "Outstanding Community College Jazz Soloist" at the Island Island Jazz Festival in Corpus Christi. More
May 06, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will hold commencement ceremonies on Friday at the Moody Gardens Convention Center in Galveston. More
May 01, 2008 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will be holding open auditions for our summer musical, "Big River" on May 18 at 7:00 pm and May 19 at 7:00 pm in the Fine Arts Building. Rob de los Reyes will be directing. More
April 28, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees today voted to approve appointment of Amy Hendricks as Dean of General Educational Programs, Instructional Administration. More
April 06, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will host a career and job fair Thursday, April 10 in the Student Center. More
April 06, 2008 -- The Oldest Living Graduate is playing at the College of the Mainland Community Theatre through April 20. More
April 02, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Sigma Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society received a number of awards during its Texas Regional Convention in Forth Worth. More
March 25, 2008 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre today announced it will be holding open auditions for "Drowning on Dry Land" on Sunday and Monday. More
March 12, 2008 -- College of the Mainland announced that the fourth class of students enrolled in the Collegiate High School Program will graduate in May. More
March 11, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees at a special meeting on Monday received proposal packets from six search firms that responded to a request for proposals to conduct a search for candidates for president of the community college. More
March 05, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced that the Collegiate High School Program is in its fourth year. More
March 05, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced it will host its 8th annual international festival on April 4. More
March 05, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced it will host a meeting of Partners in Alternatives Certification for Teachers on March 13. More
March 05, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced that it will offer free adult civics classes, with enrollment beginning March 24. More
March 03, 2008 -- The College of the Mainland reports on the success of an English as a Second Language student who worked for his GED at COM and later earned an associate degreee. More
February 21, 2008 -- College of the Mainland today announced applications are available for the Summer SuperStart program for high school students. More
February 19, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Partners in Alternative Certification for Teachers will hold an informational meeting on March 13 for those looking to start a career in education. More
January 29, 2008 -- The Spitfire Grill, based on the film by Lee David Zlotoff, with music, book and Lyrics by James Valcq and Fred Alley is playinng at College of the Mainland Community Theatre though February 17. More
January 22, 2008 -- "Shoot the moon!" is playing at College of the Mainland Community Theatre. More
January 18, 2008 -- College of the Mainland English professor Bernie Smiley will take a COM class to England, Ireland and Wales on a "literature trail" as part of his British Literature class. More
January 15, 2008 -- College of the Mainland’s Gulf Coast Safety Institute will hold an informational meeting for any company interested in the OSHA Challenge Pilot Program. More
January 13, 2008 -- The early childhood program at College of the Mainland is offering several workshops in January and February for child care providers seeking professional development credits. More
January 11, 2008 -- College of the Mainland will celebrate Martin Luther King's legacy on January 23 with a program featuring Rev. Walter Jones, pastor of New Hope bible Church in Galveston with his special rendition of the "I Have A Dream" speech; and Dr. Bennie Lambert, a motivational speaker. More
January 10, 2008 -- College of the Mainland music major and trumpeter Michael Brehm has been selected to perform with the Texas Community College Symphonic Band at the Texas Music Educators Association Conference in February 2008 at San Antonio. More
January 09, 2008 -- College of the Mainland's Community Wellness Center provides a variety of programs to meet fitness needs and budgets. More
December 15, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland International Lecture Series was launched with two donations. More
December 13, 2007 -- College of the Mainland is offering a first year "experience class" for new students. More
December 11, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of December 17 - 23. More
December 06, 2007 -- The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has opened its 2008 nominations process for the largest scholarships available to students and recent alumni from community colleges, such as College of the Mainland. More
December 06, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of December 10 - 16. More
December 06, 2007 -- College of the Mainland’s Gulf Coast Safety Institute has been approved as an OSHA Challenge Pilot Program Administrator by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. More
November 28, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of December 3 More
November 21, 2007 -- College of the Mainland is offering more schedule flexibility for students who have to juggle work, college and family. More
November 15, 2007 -- College of the Mainland will hold a swimming and stroke clinic on Saturday, December 1 for swimmers who want to improve their competitive times. More
November 15, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of November 19 - 25. More
November 15, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has announced the resumption of the Oaxaca Study Abroad Program for Summer 2008. More
November 13, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has launched new medical assistant program. More
November 13, 2007 -- A Texas City church group has donated funds to a College of the Mainland professor to buy textbooks for a Nigerian school. More
November 06, 2007 -- Basketball Hall of Famer Elvin Hayes has graduated from the College of the Mainland Law Enforcement Academy. More
October 30, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of November 5 More
October 29, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland Veterans Day Salute will honor a Santa Fe veteran who fought on Iwo Jima in 1945 and a Houston sailor who stole a kiss from nurse in Time Square that same year on V-J Day. More
October 24, 2007 -- "Glorious!", a play based on the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, "a wealthy eccentric widow who also happens to be the world's worst singer, open on Thursday at the College of the Mainland Community Theatre. More
October 17, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of October 22. More
September 06, 2007 -- "Mary, Mary" is playing at College of the Mainland Community Theatre More
August 02, 2007 -- Fiddler on the Roof continues at the College of the Mainland Community Theatre through August 12. More
July 27, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of July 30-August 5. More
July 05, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of July 9 through July 15. More
June 22, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the Week of June 25. More
June 14, 2007 -- Eva Rowe, who lost both of her parents in the March 23, 2005 BP refinery explosion, joined representatives from the College of the Mainland and the University of Texas Medical Branch to announce the final push by both institutions to raise $2 million in donations to their respective medical and education programs. More
June 11, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for this week. More
June 01, 2007 -- Recreational activities this month at College of the Mainland include a table tennis tournament, a foot reflexology workshop and a swimming and stroke clinic. More
May 31, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of June 4-10. More
May 22, 2007 -- Registration for both summer sessions underway at College of the Mainland. More
May 16, 2007 -- Over 300 students received certificates and associate degress at College of the Mainland. More
May 12, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland Communty Theatre will feature Over the River and Through the Woods May 17 through June 10. More
May 08, 2007 -- College of the Mainland Community Theatre will be holding open auditions for Fiddler on the Roof on Sunday, May 20. More
April 30, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the Week of April 30. More
April 19, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has posted COM Briefs for April 23-29 More
April 16, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland will launch a new $5 million occupational safety and health program on Thursday, April 19. More
April 12, 2007 -- Larry Gelbart’s hilarious comedy SLY FOX wraps up its run at College of the Mainland Community Theatre April 22. More
April 06, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has posted COM Briefs for April 9 - 15. More
March 25, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has posted COM Briefs for March 21 - April 1 More
March 23, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland Foundation has launched a drive to raise scholarship funds between now and June 30 to qualify for a direct match from BP. More
March 22, 2007 -- Larry Gelbart's Sly Fox opens at College of the Mainland Community Theatre on Thursday March 22. More
March 21, 2007 -- COM Briefs for March 21 – April 1 Click Here
March 19, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has posted COM Briefs for March 19-25. More
March 13, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has posted several announcements and schedules of upcoming events. More
March 10, 2007 -- COM Briefs for March 12 -23 More
March 10, 2007 -- College of the Mainland will hold a Board of Trustees election Saturday, May 12 for two single member district positions and one at-large position. More
March 08, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees has called for a $103 million ad valorem bond election on May 12. More
March 06, 2007 -- Dr. Belle S. Wheelen, Ph.D., president of the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, will speak on Diversity in Higher Education as part of College of the Mainland's Women's History on Month March 8. More
March 05, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for March 5 -18 More
February 28, 2007 -- The International Lecture Series is returning to College of the Mainland. More
February 22, 2007 -- College of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for February 26 - March 4, 2007 More
February 15, 2007 -- College Of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of February 19 - 28. More
February 08, 2007 -- College Of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of February 12 - 21. More
February 01, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland is offering courses for north Galveston County students next week. More
January 26, 2007 -- College Of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of January 29 through February 4. More
January 18, 2007 -- My Way, a musical tribute to Frank Sinatra, is now playing at the College Of the Mainland Community Theatre through February 11. More
January 13, 2007 -- The College of the Mainland Community Choir will perform aboard an Alaskan cruise ship. More
January 13, 2007 -- Devery S. Anderson, historian and author, will speak about the 1955 Mississippi slaying of 14-year-old Emmett Till at College of the Mainland on January 24. More
January 13, 2007 -- College Of the Mainland has published COM Briefs for the week of January 15-21. More
January 13, 2007 -- Spring volleyball leagues are forming at College of the Mainland. More
January 02, 2007 -- The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation has opened the 2007 nominations process for the largest scholarships available to students and recent alumni from community colleges. More


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