COM Dallas Pottery Invitational display ends Monday
Monday is the last day for patrons to see "A Decade of the Dallas Pottery Invitational" at the COM Gallery.
COM ceramics program to take part in ARToberfest
COM students will show their ceramic creations at Galveston ARToberFest Oct. 20-21
COM’s Jazz Ensemble schedules free concert
The College of the Mainland Jazz Ensemble will present a free concert at 7:30 p.m.
COM board approves $16.2 million in maintenance tax notes for facilities improvements
The College of the Mainland Board of Trustees approved selling $16.19 million in maintenance tax notes during a public called meeting recently, paving the way to addressing some of the college’s pressing facility needs.
Concerned Alums form ‘Adopt a Gator’ Scholarship Fund
Four Dickinson High School 1989 graduates put their Gator spirit to work in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, joining forces to create and promote a scholarship fund specifically for current Dickinson high school students to attend College of the Mainland, either through the Collegiate High School are as entering students next year.
Increase workplace safety with 10- and 30-Hour OSHA outreach training
Individuals can prepare to enter industry or to expand their skills with Occupational Safety and Health. Administration’s 10- and 30-Hour OSHA Outreach Training safety courses at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute (GCSI) this fall. Classes will be held in both general industry and construction standards.
Mexican Consulate sets up temporary office at College of the Mainland
Mexican citizens in Galveston County need only travel to College of the Mainland to renew passports and Mexican identification the next couple of weeks.
Tax revenues to remain stable in 2017-2018
At the recommendation of administration, Trustees approved an effective tax rate of .216791-cents per $100 valuation, which provides the college the equivalent in tax-generated revenues as last year.
Students and employees lend a hand to Harvey-affected residents
As the widespread Tropical Storm Harvey damage was revealed, the College of the Mainland staff and students stepped up to help the surrounding community.
Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund created
College of the Mainland Foundation has created a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund to help impacted COM students and employees.
COM reschedules opening of fall classes to Sept. 11
In an effort to respond to the needs of our community impacted by Tropical Storm Harvey, College of the Mainland will delay the opening of its fall 2017 classes until Monday, Sept. 11.
COM music professor publishes seventh book
College of the Mainland professor John Kiefer's seventh book, “Electric Baroque,” was released this summer.
Camera-less photos on display at COM
Photos created without a camera take center stage in Lauren Lohman’s exhibit at College of the Mainland Aug. 28 to Sept. 28 in the COM Fine Arts Building.
COM grad wins Terry Scholarship
Kaci Maris is on her way to the University of Houston – armed with scholarships and awards earned this summer and while at College of the Mainland.
COM students gives women’s shelter day of pampering
Eight women from a women’s shelter in Galveston were treated to breakfast, free haircuts and manicures and pedicures by the College of the Mainland Cosmetology Club.
COM professor’s art on display internationally
College of the Mainland professor Kristy Peet’s photographs have been on display in Houston, Dallas, Georgia, and now China.
Make work safe with OSHA training
Individuals can prepare to enter industry or to expand their skills with Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 and 30-hour training at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute this fall.
Nursing robots breathe, talk and give birth
When students walk into the College of the Mainland nursing simulation lab, they hear a piercing newborn cry – but no baby is in sight.
From first COM graduating class to college historian
After helping fight to create a community college in mainland Galveston, Tillie Henson became one of the first to take a seat in its classes.
COM closed for convocation Aug. 21
College of the Mainland will be closed Aug. 21 so employees can participate in professional development at convocation.
Learning on vacation: students trek through Belize and Europe
Hiking through the jungle, snorkeling in reefs and touring the Louvre were a few of the adventures College of the Mainland students had on study abroad trips to Belize and Europe this summer.
5 ways to pay for classes
As the deadline to pay for fall classes at College of the Mainland approaches on Aug. 16, plan now how to fund your classes.
COM operator helps students find what they're looking for
Students who call the COM main telephone number are greeted by Debby Korn’s friendly voice.
Small businesses, big dreams
Devin Gary plans to start an engineering firm.
New continuing education classes open for registration
Join one of College of the Mainland’s continuing education classes, open for registration July 31, to launch a career or explore a hobby.