High school students can investigate a crime scene, explore firefighting or discover more about health care robots fields during a hands-on Career Exploration Day this summer at College of the Mainland.
Ride the rails in California or hop a riverboat in Europe with two upcoming trips with the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program. Adults of any age can join breathtaking excursions along the California coast or Danube River.
Music from “Captain America” and “The Incredibles” will fly in a public performance of the College of the Mainland Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. April 10 in the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.
Sounds of the centuries soar in College of the Mainland’s Prelude to Europe Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 8200 25th Ave. N., in Texas City.
In honor of Women’s History Month, the college will host two public talks as trendsetting women in industry and health care share their stories, setbacks and successes.
Surreal scenes in grays take center stage in Ashley Whitt’s exhibit “The Haunted Mind” on display through April 12 at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.
Continuing a long-standing partnership, Marathon has donated $16,000 to provide College of the Mainland students with tuition assistance and upgraded supplies.
College of the Mainland students will present a living history museum as they portray influential African-Americans from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the COM Student Center, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.
In 2015 alone, 527 workers were killed in workplace-related accidents in Texas, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. To assist in workplace safety and preventing tragic incidents, Texas Mutual Insurance donated $100,000 to continue funding free safety workshops at the Gulf Coast Safe…
Cosmetologists can quickly complete their state-required continuing education hours with fun, discussion-based classes this spring. Participants can select courses that will help them build their businesses and retain clientele.
Mexican culture and American consumerism take center stage in two new exhibits at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery: Joe Peña’s “Lineage” now through Feb. 22 and “Layout” by Eric Thayer now through March 7.
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 situ…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cosmetologists can quickly complete their state-required continuing education hours with fun, discussion-based classes offered for the first time this fall at College of the Mainland.
Scandals and sorrows lie hidden and are soon to bubble to the surface in “Crimes of the Heart” at College of the Mainland Community Theatre through Sept. 25.
Serving a vital and often behind-the-scenes role in health care, medical office/insurance specialists serve as a liaison between patients and insurance companies.
A new Instrumentation Helper Program is free for students who qualify, thanks to the Department of Labor H-1B Ready to Work Grant. Students must be at least 18 and have a high school diploma or GED to be eligible for the grant, which covers all class tuition.
A new Instrumentation Helper Program is free for students who qualify, thanks to the Department of Labor H-1B Ready to Work Grant.
Dutt is now a certified medical assistant after passing the American Association of Medical Assistants licensing exam. Working at the University of Texas Medical Branch, she checks patients’ vitals, records their medical history, conducts EKGs and prepares them for procedures.
A new electrical program at College of the Mainland will train students to be electrical helpers in about eight months. The H-1B Gulf Coast Ready to Work Grant will pay students’ tuition for those that qualify.
College of the Mainland will offer a basketball camp for youth ages 5 to 15 in partnership with the National Basketball Academy, an organization affiliated with the Houston Rockets. The camp is designed to improve the skills of any youth basketball player, emphasizing ball handling, shooting, passing and, most importantly, teamwork.
Celebrate freedom at College of the Mainland's annual Juneteenth celebration from noon to 2 p.m. June 16 in the Learning Resources Center Auditorium, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.
Students attending fall classes at COM should apply for financial aid (FAFSA) by June 1. Applying by June 1 ensures that students will receive funds before the fall payment deadline.
High school students can investigate a crime scene, discover how to use a fire hose or explore health care fields during hands-on career explorations camps this summer.
Showcasing community resources and support, the second annual Veteran Health and Resource Fair at College of the Mainland will be from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday in the Student Center on campus, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City. This event is free and open to the public.
Celebrating International Jazz Day, the College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble and the Texas City High School Jazz Band will present a free concert at 6 p.m. April 30. Internationally known saxophonist Chris Vadala will be the guest artist at the sixth annual concert, held at the Texas City H…