Articles tagged with "grant"
How COM helps companies train their employees for free
A grant at College of the Mainland provides free technical training for those who qualify, and a Galveston-based electric company One Eleven Electric is taking advantage of it.
Open house for fast-track career classes
Learn more about how College of the Mainland’s Adult Education Program is changing lives and how you can sign up for career-pathway classes at an open house Nov. 12 in the COM Learning Resources Center Auditorium, come and go from 9 a.m. to noon.
Book lovers can enjoy $10,000 in new e-books at library
College of the Mainland Library visitors will soon have access to new e-books thanks to a $10,000 Impact Grant for Library Innovation and Improvement.
Free career training for students with grant
A grant covering class tuition for Darion P. Perkins, of Texas City, changed his job prospects – and his perspective.
COM instrumentation program free for eligible students
A new Instrumentation Helper Program is free for students who qualify, thanks to the Department of Labor H-1B Ready to Work Grant.
Biology students spot nesting birds with binoculars, thanks to grant
College of the Mainland students sailing to the Rookery Islands in Galveston Bay will have a new way to spot the birds nesting in the shrubs they planted, thanks to a $4,830 Texas/New Mexico Power Grant.
Grant helps cover child care for students
Students attending COM may apply for a Carl Perkins grant to help cover the cost of child care.
Grant at COM covers tuition for re-careering adults
Individuals looking to re-career or re-enter the workforce can receive assistance in reaching their goals through a College of the Mainland grant covering tuition and career services.
COM receives $2.6 million grant as Hispanic-serving institution
A new $2.6 million grant at College of the Mainland will help Hispanic students succeed from typing a college application to striding across the stage to receive a diploma.
TRiO grant renewed at COM to support first-generation college students
A federal TRiO grant of over $1.2 million dollars has been renewed for the Student Support Services Program at College of the Mainland, which helps students with school supplies, tutoring and mentors.
COM grant expands free GED, workforce training program
Students looking to enter the workforce quickly with in-demand skills will have a new option, thanks to the Accelerate TEXAS grant awarded to College of the Mainland.
COM receives nursing grant for robotic patient, lab
College of the Mainland will purchase another SIM Man, a computerized manikin that can talk, breathe and respond to students' treatments, through a Nursing Innovation Grant.
$10K e-book grant for COM Library
Stepping back to the Jazz Age for an upcoming history presentation, College of the Mainland student Montgomery Beavers searches for information on jiving musicians and the era of the first talking movie.
Grant puts COM students on career fast track
Adult learners now have a new reason to be thankful with an opportunity to get on a fast track to workforce readiness with an innovative COM program
Grant makes new hires cost-effective for Marathon
The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded College of the Mainland a skills development grant totaling more than $300,000 that will allow Marathon Petroleum Corporation in Texas City and Marathon Pipe Line LLC in Findlay, Ohio, to hire new and train current employees.