Articles tagged with "Dual Credit"
College of the Mainland comes to League City
College of the Mainland has signed an agreement with Odyssey Academy in League City to lease a facility to accommodate COM’s burgeoning dual credit and academic credit classes.
What I learned in dual credit classes
Dual credit classes let students simultaneously earn college and high school credit, saving time and money. Four students shared their experiences in dual credit classes and how to succeed in them.
Football stars excel in dual credit classes
Playing football together since seventh grade, La Marque High School football players Ashton Holmes, Devyn Billiott, Marcus Mathews, Kristion Redwell, Madison Little, Brenten Jones, Mathew Adams and Aymiel Fleming fight for excellence on the field. They also stand out in the classroom, taking dual credit and Collegiate High School classes at College of the Mainland.
DHS students graduate with diplomas and job offers
This year 21 Dickinson High School students graduate not only with diplomas but with in-demand job skills and, in some cases, job offers.
A smooth path: COM College Connections advisors now at high schools
Santa Fe High School senior Austen Belzer knows exactly what he wants to do after graduation: law enforcement.
Dual credit students graduate ready for workforce
A shower of sparks flies as Grant Dominy, 16, welds the pieces of a trailer together.
More than ever, COM dual credit springboard to college for Hitchcock students
As a junior at Hitchcock High School, Marcus Escobedo was already bounding between honors classes, power lifting practice (he earned 10th place at the state competition) and shifts with the Hitchcock Volunteer Fire Department. When Escobedo heard about dual credit classes, he thought it was too perfect of an opportunity to pass up.
COM former student mentors minorities at Stanford University
Andrew Edoimioya has not yet graduated from Stanford University, but already he is recruiting students for higher education.
COM alum helping create apps for nonprofits
Wonder which plants survive blistering Gulf Coast heat? An app could help with that.
Higher education for high school students
Theresa Jones, the new director of the College of the Mainland Dual Credit Program, is focused on creating opportunities for students still in high school to earn more than 24 hours of college credit by graduation.
Hitchcock dual credit student triumphs in first COM debate camp
A first debate tournament was a win for 16-year-old Drager Landry, a College of the Mainland dual credit student from Hitchcock High School.
New face of Taco Bell is COM dual credit student
One of three teens chosen as spokesperson for the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens, Erskin will encourage students to complete high school and will be featured on Taco Bell products at franchises across the nation.
COM Dual Credit Program has record-breaking class
This year, 817 students are enrolled in COM’s Dual Credit Program, the largest number in the program’s 13-year history. The Dual Credit Program allows students to take college courses—and earn college credit—while still in high school.