Articles tagged with "continuing education"
COM Among Industrial Trade Show Participants
College of the Mainland was well represented at this year’s Industrial Trade Show held at the Doyle Convention Center.
Students get free job training with COM grant
For Aziz Sanders, it was job security. For John Aumiller it was a career change. Both found what they were looking for through a College of the Mainland grant program that pays for training to help the under-employed and un-employed find work quickly.
Kick off the new year with fitness options
Kick off the new year by joining a COM fitness class, signing up for a gym membership or enrolling in a volleyball league.
Functional art? Two ceramic students discuss their pieces
Student Marcus Helton held up an ash-blackened bowl.
Future pipefitters wanted
A new pipefitting program at College of the Mainland will prepare students for a rapidly growing career in refineries, manufacturing and power generation.
New pistol defense simulator course at COM
It’s 3:16 a.m. when you hear a window break in your home. What do you do?
Cutting-edge continuing education for cosmetologists
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.
Cake decorating, origami, dance and more in new leisure learning classes
Serving more than 1,100 students, the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program is expanding with new classes offered in days and evenings. Courses are $15 for a semester for those over age 50, but any student over 18 may join.
Don’t forget to play: Art class unites special-needs students and retirees
Here there are no essays or multiple choice tests. This class is about exploration and expression.
Electrician students can take classes free, thanks to grant
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.
Women-only handgun class trains in self-defense
Rita Guardiola had never touched a gun before. Linda Hertel qualified in firearms training for the corrections department where she spent 38 years. A new women’s basic handgun class united them at College of the Mainland as they learned (or relearned) how to hold a gun properly, aim and select a firearm to fit their needs.
New women-only handgun class
For the first time this semester, COM is offering a First-Step Basic Handgun Class exclusively for women interested in personal protection with a handgun.
Welding classes enrolling
COM’s welding classes, offered during the day and evening, are open for registration. The next classes begin the week of March 21.
Jobs await COM mechanical maintenance students
Students in the College of the Mainland Mechanical Maintenance Technician Program find that their high-level skills can open doors even before graduation.
Registration for spring continuing education classes open
Let this spring be the start of something new at COM.
Galveston artist unveils gold leaf sculptures at COM
Gold leaf glints off free-form porcelain sculptures in a Galveston artist’s exhibit in the College of the Mainland Enrollment Center.
Former Secret Service officer to teach COM CHL classes
Working for the Secret Service, Daniel Blackford protected former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, two Israeli leaders and kings and queens.
Enroll in health care courses to fast-track to workforce
As the U.S. population ages and technology advances, health care is increasingly a solid career choice with good salaries and career opportunities. Enter the workforce in often less than a year with a COM certificate program.
CPR courses to train professionals
Learn a life-saving skill with College of the Mainland CPR courses for health care providers and other professionals.
Extended registration hours announced
College of the Mainland will be open from 8 a.m. until 7 p.m. Aug. 19-20 and Saturday, Aug. 22, from 8 a.m. to noon. The registration deadline is Aug. 22 at noon.
COM machinist program trains for industry demand
From the titanium screws used in orthopedic implants to steel hardware, machinists craft the building blocks of our world.
Register now for fall COM classes
College of the Mainland gives you options. Whether you see yourself working in a hospital room, boardroom or control room, we can help you get there.
COM mechanical students will graduate with certificates, jobs
For Caleb Mauer and Velvet Hill classes at College of the Mainland have paid off before graduation.
Unlock artist within with COM 50 Plus Program
Teaching art at the COM 50 Plus Program, Andy Karjala and Lee Johnson relate to those learning art later in life.
HVAC program prepares students for high-skills, high-demand jobs
Maintenance technician Colby McNeel looks to improve his skills for more job opportunities within the field while Alex Crespo wants to enter the heating and air-conditioning field.
40 years of art honored at COM 50 Plus Program
Traveling, teaching and art have filled Elaine Helm’s life.
Certified Nurse Aide Program enrolling
Train for a new career in less than eight weeks with COM’s Certified Nurse Aide Program.
Women in welding a soaring trend
For Jamie Lewton, 31, of Texas City, a newspaper article changed everything.
New continuing education classes open for registration
En garde! Join a new COM Continuing Education class, now open for registration at www.com.edu/ce, from physical therapy assistant to fencing.
Registration begins for COM continuing education classes
A new year brings new possibilities. This spring try one of College of the Mainland’s wide array of continuing education and senior adult classes, now open for registration.
$347,210 in equipment to boost COM mechanical program
Five mills, three lathes, rigging equipment and more add up to $347,210 in new equipment for College of the Mainland students training to become mechanical maintenance technicians.
COM alum constructs art around unique spaces
For Karen Brasier, any space – whether a rusted chain-link fence or a converted refrigerator – presents a potential canvas for art.
New bridge program on-ramp for returning students
Inspired in part by President Obama’s proposal to have five million new community college graduates by 2020, College of the Mainland is offering an innovative program to allow students to bridge seamlessly from continuing education to credit courses.
COM offering driver's ed, defensive driving courses
Those seeking a convenient option for a ticket dismissal, teen or adult driver’s education course need look no further.
Continuing education summer registration kicks off
Summer is the perfect time to kick back, relax and try something new. College of the Mainland’s wide array of continuing education classes for children, teens, adults and senior adults are open for registration today.
COM launches Japan study abroad program
A city of tiered, 16th-century castles and flowing mountain springs, Ogaki, Japan, offers beauty and history.
Funds now available for COM workforce students
Texas Workforce Solutions has approved College of the Mainland as an eligible training site provider for its Welding, Machinist and Mechanical Maintenance Programs, which means that students enrolling in these programs may be eligible to receive funds from Texas Workforce Solutions to cover all or part of tuition costs.
COM offers customized training for business and industry
Offering training year-round at an affordable price, COM Continuing Education can customize courses to fit any company’s needs.
Six Sigma Green Belt Course teaches cost-cutting skills
The standard in project management, the Six Sigma Green Belt Course will be offered at COM beginning Aug. 20.