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The Galveston County Daily News: Inside COM

December 8, 2016

Inside COM

Top Story

College of the Mainland makes top 10 online associate degree programs in Texas

College of the Mainland offers degrees, certificates and classes entirely online and Affordable Colleges Online has ranked it No. 10 in the 2016-17 list of Best Online Colleges in Texas.

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Sunday 11/27/2016
Presidential search forums at College of the Mainland
Posted: November 27, 2016

The College of the Mainland board of trustees and presidential search committee will host public forums with each of the four top candidates for COM’s presidential position. Each finalist will attend two question-and-answer sessions in the meeting room at 1501 Amburn Road, Appomattox Suite 4, in Texas City. One candidate will be present from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Dec. 6.

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Sunday 11/20/2016
New pipefitting course now enrolling
Posted: November 20, 2016

A new pipefitting program at College of the Mainland will prepare students for a rapidly growing career in refineries, manufacturing and power generation.

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Sunday 11/06/2016
Open house for free GED, technical training program
Posted: November 06, 2016

Learn more about how the College of the Mainland’s Adult Education Department is changing lives and sign up for classes at an open house from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday in the COM Learning Resources Center Auditorium, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.

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Sunday 10/30/2016
Truth symposium open for student submissions
Posted: October 30, 2016

What is truth? Students can give their answers to this question — and earn scholarships — at the next Gulf Coast Intercollegiate Consortium Academic Symposium April 21 at College of the Mainland, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.

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Sunday 10/23/2016
Spooky sounds soar in Monster Musik concert
Posted: October 23, 2016

Sinister, classic movie soundtracks will soar eerily to life in a free Monster Musik concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Fine Arts Building at College of the Mainland, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.

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Sunday 10/16/2016
Free jazz concert at College of the Mainland on Tuesday
Posted: October 16, 2016

The College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble will showcase their versatility with a free concert featuring swing, Latin, jazz and the blues at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall on campus, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.

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Sunday 10/09/2016
Explore diversity in Belize
Posted: October 09, 2016

Adventurers, take notice: Jungle hikes, Mayan ruins, zip-lining and all-out discovery ahead. An online sociology course at College of the Mainland allows participants to explore cultures in Belize in an eight-day excursion through Belize City, San Ignacio and Ambergris Caye.

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Sunday 10/02/2016
Free ESL and high school equivalency classes
Posted: October 02, 2016

Students may register Oct. 10-14 at locations throughout Galveston County for free high school equivalency classes (formerly called GED classes) and English as a second language classes. Classes are free to Galveston County residents through a grant.

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Sunday 09/25/2016
Food trucks and more at 50th Birthday Bash
Posted: September 25, 2016

View classic cars through the decades while enjoying free birthday cake, live music and a kids’ zone at College of the Mainland’s 50th Birthday Bash: A Family Day Event from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at 1200 Amburn Road in Texas City.

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