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College of the Mainland
News Release
Wednesday, August 03, 2011

COM Adult Education Receives State Recognition

College of the Mainland’s Adult Education program was awarded Platinum Level Recognition from Texas LEARNS at the State Adult Education Administrators' Summer Institute in Galveston. This award celebrates the College’s student academic performance and program management for the 2009-10 program year by meeting all federal performance levels and the timely reporting of all program and financial reports, demonstrating the high quality of services, providing accountability and return on investment for the community and the state.

 “This award is a wonderful recognition of the excellent work College of the Mainland does throughout our community. I’m very proud to be able to accept this on behalf of our hard-working students and fantastic faculty. Their efforts truly change the lives of families in our community. I know how much this will mean to all the hard-working teachers in our ESL and GED classes as we get ready to start our new school year,” said Josh Hayes, director of Adult Education.

PHOTO CUTLINE: Josh Hayes director of Adult Education holds the award for Platinum Level Recognition from Texas LEARNS.


COM Board of Trustees hold monthly meeting

COM Board of Trustees will hold their monthly meeting Wednesday, August 10, at 12:30 p.m. in the Enrollment Center Board Room. The meeting is open to the public. For more information call 409-933-8271.


COM Fall Registration

College of the Mainland’s open registration continues for the fall semester. Students may enroll online at or in person at the Admissions Office. The Admissions Office is open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Wednesdays through Fridays.The 16-week fall semester begins Aug. 27. COM also offers two eight-week sessions starting Aug. 29 and Oct. 24. For more information, call 409-938-1211 or visit the College’s website at

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