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The Galveston County Daily News: Inside COM

January 23, 2017

Inside COM

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'Lost in Yonkers' at College of the Mainland Theatre

As World War II rages, two boys face turmoil closer to home when their father deposits them on their grandmother’s doorstep to become a traveling salesman. In “Lost in Yonkers” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre Thursday through Feb. 12, the boys decide to make the best of the situation while waiting to reunite with him. Meanwhile, they contend with grandma, their aunt and her secret romance, and their uncle, a small-time hoodlum, in a strange new world called Yonkers.

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Sunday 01/15/2017
Celebrate MLK Day at College of the Mainland
Posted: January 15, 2017

College of the Mainland will host a Martin Luther King Jr. Day event form 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Jan. 26 in the COM Learning Resource Center Auditorium, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City. Lunch will be served and the event is open to the public. For more information, call 409-933-8438.

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Sunday 01/08/2017
Nurse aide program now enrolling
Posted: January 08, 2017

Prepare for a rewarding career in health care through the Certified Nurse Aide Program at College of the Mainland.

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Sunday 01/01/2017
Kick off the New Year with gym membership
Posted: January 01, 2017

College of the Mainland gym memberships offer a cost-effective, convenient option for anyone looking to maintain an active lifestyle. Try out the gym with a $5 day pass or a semester membership for $40 for in-district adults and $30 for in-district youths (ages 5-17) and those 50 and older.

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Sunday 12/25/2016
College of the Mainland students pay it forward
Posted: December 25, 2016

After a classmate’s son was diagnosed with spina bifida, students in a College of the Mainland class decided to pay it forward.

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Sunday 12/18/2016
College of the Mainland collects for Toys for Tots
Posted: December 18, 2016

Making smiles bright, College of the Mainland students and employees donated six overflowing boxes of new toys to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation during the holiday drive.

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Sunday 12/11/2016
'It's a Wonderful Life' at COM theatre
Posted: December 11, 2016

College of the Mainland students will present the holiday favorite, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” as a live radio play from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday in the Fine Arts Building at College of the Mainland, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.

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Sunday 12/04/2016
College of the Mainland makes top 10 online associate degree programs in Texas
Posted: December 04, 2016

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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