Articles tagged with "certificate"
Independence Village resident earns COM certificates, spot in honor society
Brian Karacostas remembers the day he almost quit.
Fast-track to workforce with COM Pharmacy Technician Program
When Ann Greco walked the stage to receive her associate degree she already had two accomplishments – a job offer and the assurance she’d set a good example for her son.
Work from home? In health information management, flexibility is reality
Working from home, a flexible schedule and job satisfaction may seem to many people like buried treasure, elusive and mythical. For Patricia Brown they are a reality.
In months, COM students transform from dropouts to graduates
After three months, two certificates and one job, Michael Rios’ life has changed.
COM Cosmetology to host open house
See how you can launch a cutting-edge career at the COM Cosmetology Open House Aug. 4 from 6 - 8 p.m. at the Salon at College of the Mainland, 15009 Delaney Rd. in La Marque.
Demand sparks bright future for Gulf Coast welders
Working as a "surgeon with metal," welder Archie Andrews has high-level skills that companies along the industry-rich Gulf Coast compete to employ. Earning $30 per hour in contract jobs in addition to his full-time job at CBI in Texas City, Andrews owns his own truck and equipment and has found that welding jobs abound.
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.
COM mechanical students recruited by industry before graduation
Jose Hinojosa, 20, of Texas City, and Jason Lynch, 40, are three classes from graduation from the College of the Mainland Mechanical Maintenance Program but their in-demand skills have already landed them jobs as second-class machinists at Sun Edison paying $35.14 per hour.
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.
Dual credit students graduate ready for workforce
A shower of sparks flies as Grant Dominy, 16, welds the pieces of a trailer together.
$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.
Enter rapidly growing field with COM pharmacy technician program
They dispense medicine, advice and compassion. Forming an integral part of the health care system, pharmacy technicians provide expertise and skill, working under licensed pharmacists.
Medical Assistant Program offers fast track to career
Prospective students looking to jump start a career in medicine are encouraged to apply for College of the Mainland's (COM) one-year Medical Assistant program.
Welding program prepares students for booming industry
After graduating from College of the Mainland at age 20 with no debt, rig welder Merced Arroyo feels that he is ahead of the game.
Accelerated Real Estate Academy puts students on fast track to success
Realtor Cyndi De Palermo, graduate of COM’s Real Estate Academy, says she enjoyed the affordable fast-track program that prepared her to enter the field that she still loves after 29 years in the business.