Articles tagged with "COM Foundation"
COM Foundation Honoring Three
The College of the Mainland Foundation is honoring three alumni as this year’s Distinguished Alumni recipients. The three - Tanya Elise Baker, William McGarvey and Michael Navarro - are being recognized for outstanding contributions to COM and the community through their professional and personal excellence. The trio will be recognized at the foundation’s gala on Sept. 27.
Auxiliary has given $200,000 for scholarships
Since retiring eight years ago, Jerry Cook has found a new calling – volunteering each week with the Mainland Medical Center Auxiliary.
World traveler graduates at 75
At 75, Madeline Adams, of Texas City, is about to be a college graduate for the first time.
Scholarship recipient first in family to get degree
For Marcus Garcia, of Texas City, a scholarship made the difference between his staying in college or dropping out.
Space Center Orthodontics donates for scholarships
Space Center Orthodontics has donated $400 for College of the Mainland student scholarships as part of the company’s Partners in Education Initiative.
Marathon donates $16,000 for COM students
Continuing a longstanding partnership, Marathon has donated $16,000 to provide College of the Mainland students with tuition assistance and upgraded supplies.
Microbiology mini-grant funds "virus hunter" lab
A dozen College of the Mainland students peer into microscopes. Inside each petri dish of neighborhood pond water lurk myriad viruses and bacteria.
79 students inducted in honor society
Excelling academically, 79 students were recognized at the fall induction ceremony of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society at College of the Mainland.
Micro-scholarships impact lives for less than $100
For Raquel Balderas, Phi Theta Kappa opened doors – to a major she loved, leadership opportunities and two national scholarships.
Donors help fund students’ psychology lessons in Europe
As a college student on a study abroad trip, College of the Mainland professor Doug Alvarez touched the Eiffel Tower in Paris, explored the Coliseum’s ruins in Rome and ran with the bulls in Spain.
COM Names Five 50th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni at Gala
College of the Mainland celebrated its 50th anniversary in a big way on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Doyle Center.
Reserve your COM 50th anniversary gala tickets now
Celebrate 50 years with College of the Mainland Sept. 15 at 6 p.m. at the Doyle Convention Center with an evening of music, honoring alumni and commemorating historic firsts.
Distinguished alumni finalists announced
After receiving 53 nominations of outstanding alumni from staff, students and the community, College of the Mainland Foundation has named 12 finalists for its 50th Anniversary Distinguished Alumni Award.
Mainland Medical Auxiliary gives $20,100 for COM scholarships
Continuing its support for College of the Mainland nursing programs, the Mainland Medical Volunteer Auxiliary recently donated $20,100 to fund scholarships for nine COM nursing students next year.
Fall 2016 scholarships open for application
Current or prospective College of the Mainland students can apply for a fall 2016/spring 2017 scholarship for tuition or textbooks now.
New COM Foundation scholarships announced
Nearly 200 attended the College of the Mainland Student-Donor Luncheon, which allowed students to thank individuals and companies for their generosity in creating new and continuing previous scholarships.
Summer scholarships open for application
Current or prospective College of the Mainland students can apply for a summer scholarship for tuition or textbooks through March 20.
Bright ideas mini-grants fund COM student success
Student success often lies in teacher innovation. This year College of the Mainland Foundation is launching the “Bright Ideas” Mini-Grants Program to help fund COM instructors’ ideas for technology, programs or services that will help them spark students’ interest.
BP donates $15,000 for COM scholarships, equipment
A $15,000 donation from BP will assist College of the Mainland students through upgraded equipment and scholarships.
Join Giving Tuesday and help a COM student
Support the students of College of the Mainland by participating in the worldwide movement known as Giving Tuesday.
Scholarship recipient: “I want to inspire kids”
Earning a College of the Mainland Foundation music scholarship for books and tuition, Candace Long wants to share her love for music.
COM spring scholarships open
Spring scholarships are open for application through Nov. 2.
Gala raises $95K for COM scholarships
To fund students’ educations, futures and dreams, the College of the Mainland Foundation Bridge to the Future Gala raised more than $95,000 for COM Foundation scholarships.
BP scholarship helps fund mom’s dream
Italian translator, nighttime stocker, waitress, cashier and security officer - Christina Tobias filled varied positions before she became a fire watch at a plant.
Students win scholarships in COM bridge program
A total of 18 students got a head start to the school year in the College of the Mainland bridge program, which eased freshmen students' transition to college through discovering campus resources, meeting staff and learning study skills tips.
COM Foundation gala to honor Callender, UTMB Health
The College of the Mainland Foundation Gala on Sept. 10 will honor President David L. Callender, M.D., and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB Health) for championing the future of Galveston County through education, research, health care and economic development.
COM scholarship gala names honorary chairs
Six community leaders will serve as honorary chairs for the College of the Mainland Foundation Gala, which supports students and their success through scholarships.
COM greenhouse gets automatic sprinkler system, thanks to student
Native plants in the College of the Mainland greenhouse are flourishing under an automatic sprinkler system donated by recent College of the Mainland graduate William Manes.
COM awards first-ever summer scholarships
Finances should not keep any student from fulfilling their goals, so College of the Mainland Foundation awarded summer scholarships to students for the first time this year.
Apply for a fall/spring scholarship now!
COM offers nearly 100 scholarships each year. Full-time and part-time students can apply by July 27 for scholarships to help pay for tuition and textbooks for the fall 2015, spring 2016 and summer 2016 semesters.
Mainland Medical Auxiliary donates $20,100 for COM scholarships
Nursing students face many pressures – class assignments, labs, work and often family responsibilities. Thanks to the Mainland Medical Auxiliary, students in the College of the Mainland nursing programs are assisted with one stressor: finances.
New COM nursing scholarship established
Thanks to the generosity of Dr. Jere Hammer, College of the Mainland director of nursing, COM students pursuing nursing will soon have another scholarship option.
COM Foundation receives transparency recognition
College of the Mainland Foundation received the GuideStar Exchange Silver Participation Level, a symbol of transparency and accountability.
COM students thank scholarship donors
Grateful for those who help fund their dreams, College of the Mainland students shared their stories with donors at the COM Foundation Student and Donor Luncheon March 5.
COM wins Collegiate Advertising Award
A dynamic design of gold flames on a black background became the centerpiece for a College of the Mainland advertising campaign winning bronze in the Collegiate Advertising Awards in the Fundraising Campaign Category.
LyondellBasell funds new COM scholarships
An ardent supporter of industrial education, LyondellBasell recently donated $10,000 to College of the Mainland Foundation to fund scholarships for process technology and occupational safety students.
COM summer scholarships open
Apply now for new scholarships covering tuition for full-time or part-time College of the Mainland students taking summer classes.
Texas Mutual gives $100,000 to GSCI for safety classes
Continuing a 15-year partnership, Texas Mutual Insurance Co., the state’s leading worker’s compensation insurance company, has given $100,000 to fund free safety and health classes taught by experts at the Gulf Coast Safety Institute.
BP Ex's Association funds scholarship
This month the BP Ex’s Association donated $1,000 to fund an annual COM student scholarship.
COM Foundation gala grosses $100K for scholarships
In a record-breaking gala Sept. 19 at Tuscan Courtyard in Texas City, College of the Mainland Foundation grossed more than $102,000 to help students reach their career and educational goals.
COM Foundation awards scholarships
A total of 91 students are closer to pursuing their dreams thanks to College of the Mainland Foundation scholarships, awarded this fall.
COM students nab 4 of 30 national Shell scholarships
Four College of the Mainland students were among the 30 students awarded Shell scholarships after a competitive process that drew more than 250 applicants from across the nation.
STEM scholarships available to COM students
As job opportunities explode in technology and health care fields, students can apply for $2,500 scholarships to study for careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), safety or health care at College of the Mainland.
COM scholarship to honor Grover Salsbury
Grover Salsbury, a man dedicated to the community, family and friends, had one focus in the last year of his life: endowing the College of the Mainland scholarship to honor his late wife of 50 years, Ada Faye.
Texas City High School student awarded Logical Innovations Scholarship
A determined student, Texas City High School senior Edgar Salinas keeps up with class assignments while working 38 hours per week at a restaurant to provide for himself and his family.
COM Foundation gala to honor Doyle family
Rarely has one family given so much to a community.
Golfers raise $3,500 for scholarships
Despite an unusually chilly May day, 64 golfers teed off for a cause in the College of the Mainland Annual Golf Tournament, which raised $3,500 for COM Foundation scholarships for students active in community service.
Mainland Medical Auxiliary donates $10,000 for COM scholarships
Nursing students face many pressures – class assignments, labs, work and often family responsibilities. Thanks to the Mainland Medical Auxiliary, students in the College of the Mainland nursing programs are relieved of one stressor: finances.
Student passionate about service, nursing assisted by scholarship
Waiting in eager anticipation in the Texas City High School Auditorium, Monique Wylie heard her name boom over the microphone as the winner of the Danny Boswell scholarship.
COM launches new scholarships for fall 2014
Cost should not keep any student from pursuing an education.
COM scholarships now open
New and returning students may apply by March 31 for College of the Mainland Foundation scholarships open to students with a variety of majors, grade point averages and interests.
BP donates $15,000 to COM
Continuing a longtime partnership and supporting its commitment to education, BP made donations totaling $15,000 on Dec. 12 to College of the Mainland in Texas City.
MMC Auxiliary donates 23K for COM scholarships
Continuing a tradition of generosity, Mainland Medical Center Auxiliary has donated $23,000 to fund scholarships for College of the Mainland nursing students.
COM senior adult students endow senior scholarship
Eager to help other seniors pursue an education, the College of the Mainland Senior Adult Program Advisory Committee has raised funds to endow a scholarship exclusively for degree or certificate-seeking adults over 55.
COM receives $35,000 for scholarships
As a demonstration of its longstanding support for College of the Mainland nursing programs, Mainland Medical Auxiliary has donated $35,000 to fund scholarships for nursing students at COM.
COM offers new scholarships for child development students
College of the Mainland is offering a new scholarship in conjunction with the Texas Workforce Commission open to any student taking child development courses at COM.
COM Foundation awards scholarships
A total of 54 students have been awarded College of the Mainland Foundation scholarships for the fall semester.
Gala raises $16,000 for scholarships
The Mainland Heroes Gala sponsored by the College of the Mainland Foundation raised over $16,000 for COM scholarships.