Articles tagged with "community"
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.
Finale to semester: COM students present free concerts
Enjoy free jazz, classical and a capella performances presented by College of the Mainland’s outstanding music ensembles.
Students pay it forward with family fitness day
Jump rope, tug of war and relays entertained kids of all ages in College of the Mainland students’ first Family Fitness Day.
Free Fitness Day for kids of all ages
College of the Mainland students are tackling childhood obesity with jump ropes and Frisbees.
Science and socks
College of the Mainland Science Club and biology students donated socks, a much-needed staple, for residents at the Resource and Crisis Center of Galveston County this holiday season.
Students' 1940s radio play thanks Elmcroft community
Dressed in flared skirts and plaid suits, theatre students stepped back to 1940s and entertained dozens of residents of the Elmcroft of the Mainland Senior Living Community in Texas City with “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
Employees donate 1,000 pounds of food
Spreading holiday cheer, College of the Mainland employees collected and donated more than 1,000 pounds of nonperishable foods for the Galveston County Food Bank during a holiday drive.
COM students pay it forward
After a classmate’s son was diagnosed with spina bifada, students in a College of the Mainland class decided to pay it forward.
COMPeers arms students with crayons and glue
From shiny new markers for crafts to boxes of tissue for flu season, COMPeers, a College of the Mainland employee group, aims to help students with a fourth annual school supply drive.
Voices become instruments in new COM ensemble
Talented singers and students can now join Duck and Cover, College of the Mainland’s newest vocal group, an a cappella choir.
Broadway to Bond … James Bond concert open to public
From Broadway to Bond to big band, the College of the Mainland Concert Band will reprise the legendary music of the stage in a free concert May 2 at 7:30 p.m. in the COM Fine Arts Building Recital Hall.
Happy Jazz Day! TCHS and COM partner for concert
Celebrating International Jazz Day, the COM Jazz Ensemble and the Texas City High School Jazz Band will present a free, public concert April 30 at 6 p.m.
Oh Snap! crowns contest winners
Waiting on a doctor’s diagnosis alone in a sterile, noiseless room, Van G. Garrett turned to the one thing he carries with him – his cell phone. He snapped a shot of the scene, capturing the nervousness of the moment and isolation of the place.
Employees support Dickinson school
Continuing its work for local schools, College of the Mainland employee group COMPeers collected and donated 1,076 Box Tops for Education to the True Cross Catholic School in Dickinson.
Learning through volunteering in COM class
Bathing 22 wet, wriggling dogs was only the beginning.
Middle East professor to lecture
The College of the Mainland International Speakers Series will host a lecture on “The Islamic State and American Foreign Policy” Tuesday, March 8, from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Learning Resources Center Auditorium.
'Nunsense’ on parade at COM theatre
Take a seat and relax with toe-tapping tunes and witty wisecracks filling College of the Mainland Community Theatre’s hilarious musical spoof “Nunsense,” showing Jan. 28 to Feb. 14.
Cell phone photo contest open for entries
Have a stunning photo or short video snapped with your cell phone?
President’s Concert by World-Traveling COM Choirs Dec. 4
Ring in the holidays with a majestic concert featuring Christmas classics and beautiful choral music Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Mary of the Miraculous Medal Catholic Church in Texas City. The concert is given in honor of College of the Mainland’s president, Dr. Beth Lewis.
Holiday grief support group open at COM
The arrival of holidays sparks traditions and memories of years past. For those who have lost a loved one, it can be a challenging time.
Mishaps and mayhem fill comedy at COM
Merriment and misunderstandings ensue in “Round and Round the Garden,” a quintessential British comedy showing at College of the Mainland Community Theatre Nov. 5-22.
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration at COM Sept. 22
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 22 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the College of the Mainland Breezeway.
COM volleyball champions named
After a semester of tough competition, two College of the Mainland community volleyball leagues teams triumphed. Team Harrison won the Coed 4 Competition while Team Morrison triumphed in the A-League.
Nursing fair open to public
Discover how COM’s nursing programs can help you achieve your goals during a presentation Thursday, Nov. 6, at 6 p.m. in the COM Technical-Vocational Building Room 1101.
Comet the Duck rallying point at local schools, parades
Though few know her name, Autumn Mason is famous around town – She’s the dynamo behind (or inside) College of the Mainland’s mascot, Comet the Duck.
Houston Texan J.J. Moses visits COM
Sharing his story of through tenacity and hard work becoming the shortest player in the NFL, Houston Texan J.J. Moses encouraged College of the Mainland students and family members to pursue their dreams Sept. 13 during COM’s second annual Family Day.
COM Family Day combines magic and classes
Magic science shows, moon bounces and J.J. Moses are on the menu at College of the Mainlandâ€™s free, second annual Family Day Sept. 13 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m
Painting and poetry mingle at International Poetry Day celebration at COM
For Anya Ezhevskaya, art is worth the mess.
Renaissance rock and Jimi Hendrix mesh in COM concert
Classic Bach, Beethoven and Jimi Hendrix melodies will take on a new edge in COM Guitars’ spring concert at 8 p.m. April 17 in the COM Fine Arts Building.
A man for all football seasons
The story of the man who stalked the sidelines springs to life in College of the Mainland Community Theatre's "Lombardi," running March 27 to April 13.
Expert to present lecture on Islamic awakening at COM
Discover more about world events through renowned expert Laura Robson’s lecture, “The Islamic Awakening,” March 4 at 12:30 p.m. in the College of the Mainland Learning Resource Center Auditorium.
Native American heritage celebration at COM
Music, artifacts and dance will tell the story of America's first people at College of the Mainland's annual Native American Celebration Nov. 21 from 12:30-1:30 in the Learning Resource Auditorium.