CBC Pleasanton Cougar College Day set for Feb. 17

Headline: CBC Pleasanton Cougar College Day set for Feb. 17

Students who are planning on attending the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Pleasanton site for the fall 2016 semester are invited to attend Cougar College Day orientation taking place on Wednesday, February 17 at 1411 Bensdale beginning at 8 a.m.

The new student orientation is a key component of the College’s Quality Enhancement Program (QEP), CBC Smart Start, which aims to increase student success rates amongst first-time college students. Students who attend Cougar Day have a higher rate of success than those who did not attend according to 2015-2016 academic year data.

Cougar College Day is a fun, informative event where students have the opportunity to learn information that will be beneficial in their first year of college. CBC’s faculty and staff from various departments will conduct informative sessions that cover topics such as CBC student services, tutoring, student life, study tips, Blackboard and student email.

A complimentary breakfast and lunch will be provided to all attendees. In addition, students who attend the Cougar College Day and complete all requirements will receive a free t-shirt and USB drive. Several drawings will take place throughout the day for CBC book scholarships and gift certificates.

In order to attend the Cougar College Day, students must register online at www.coastalbend.edu/cougardays. Students are encouraged to complete and submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible.  The FAFSA can be found online at www.fafsa.gov and students should use CBC’s school code number of 003546 to ensure the College receives their application.

Questions regarding CBC Pleasanton’s Cougar College Day may be directed to Angelica Gonzales, student development specialist, at (830) 569-4222 ext. 1225.

CBC Dental Hygiene Department hosts Free Sealant Day and Dental Health Examinations in celebration of National Children’s Dental Month

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The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Dental Hygiene Department will conduct a free sealant day for youth 6-17 years of age and administer free dental examinations for adults on Saturday, February 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All Sealant Day events will take place in the CBC Dental Hygiene Clinic located at 3800 Charco Road in Beeville, Texas. In order to receive services at Sealant Day, a parent or legal guardian must accompany youth; appointments will not be accepted. Questions regarding Sealant Day should be directed to the CBC Dental Hygiene Department via telephone at (361) 354-2555.

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Heading: CBC Dental Hygiene Department hosts Free Sealant Day and Dental Health Examinations in celebration of National Children’s Dental Month

In observance of National Children’s Dental Health Month, the Coastal Bend College (CBC) Dental Hygiene program will conduct a free sealant day for youth 6-17 years of age. Free dental examinations for adults will also be conducted throughout the day.

CBC encourages all community members from Beeville and the surrounding areas to participate in this free event on Saturday, February 27 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the CBC Dental Hygiene Clinic.

Youth who require sealants, a preventative measure that acts as a barrier between the tooth and cavities, will receive them during their examination. The CBC Dental Hygiene Department will administer all services.

Dental examinations will include a review of the patient’s oral health history, a physical examination of the patient’s mouth, and a referral for dental treatment, if necessary.

A sign-in sheet will be provided the day of the event to ensure that all patients have an opportunity to be seen; no appointments will be accepted. All youth must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to receive services from the CBC Dental Hygiene Department.

If you are unable to attend this event, the CBC Dental Hygiene Program operates a clinic that conducts teeth cleanings for the general public in the clinic on Mondays and Wednesdays. Appointment times for both days are at 8:15 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 12:45 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.

Examinations and teeth cleanings are free for senior citizens over 65 years of age, faculty & staff, and active or retired military. Students receive services for $5 with a valid CBC ID and the general public receives services for $10. No additional charge is accumulated for multiple appointment patients, x-rays, or sealants.

The CBC Dental Hygiene Clinic is located in the James R. Dougherty, Jr. Building on the CBC Beeville campus located at 3800 Charco Rd in Beeville, Texas, 78102. Questions regarding sealant day, dental services or appointments should be directed to the CBC Dental Hygiene Department via telephone at (361) 354-2555.

 

Cougar Athletics Weekend

CBC Baseball will host the Texas State Club Baseball Team on Saturday, January 30 for a double-header beginning at 1 p.m. The games will take place at Joe Hunter Field, which is located at 3800 Charco Road.

The CBC Women’s Basketball Team is hosting the Little Caesars Lady Cougar Basketball Classic Jan. 29- 30 at the Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gym). The first round of games is slated to begin at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Jan. 29. The second round of games will take place on Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Teams participating in the tournament include CBC, San Antonio College, Palo Alto College and Southwest Texas Junior College.

CBC Softball is hosting the inaugural CBC Softball Tournament on Jan. 29- 30. The games will take place at the A. C. Jones High School Softball Field and the Cougar Softball Field, which is located inside of the Veterans Memorial Park. Game times for the tournament include:

Friday, January 29, 2016

A. C. Jones High School Softball Field

11:30 a.m.- CBC vs. Midland College

2:00 p.m.- Angelina College vs. Laredo Community College

4:30 p.m.- CBC vs. Angelina College

Cougar Softball Field

11:30 a.m.- Laredo Community College vs. Huston-Tillotson University

2:00 p.m.- Midland College vs. Huston-Tillotson University

Saturday, January 30, 2016

A. C. Jones High School Softball Field

9:00 a.m.- CBC vs. Huston-Tillotson University

11:30 a.m.- Huston-Tillotson University vs. Angelina College

2:00 p.m.- CBC vs. Laredo Community College

Cougar Softball Field

9 a.m.- Midland College vs. Angelina College

11:30 a.m.- Midland College vs. Laredo Community College

 

For more information about CBC Athletics, please visit http://www.coastalbend.edu/Athletics.

CBC closed Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King Holiday

Headline: CBC closed Jan. 18 for Martin Luther King Holiday

In observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, all Coastal Bend College (CBC) locations will be closed on Monday, January 18. The College will reopen for business on Tuesday, January 19 at 8 a.m.

Students should note that the last day to apply for May graduation is Friday, February 12. Information about graduation and the graduation application can be found online at http://www.coastalbend.edu/steps_of_graduation/.

Graduation applications are also available at the following locations: the business office, financial aid office, admissions office, student success center and the front office at all CBC sites. For more information about CBC’s graduation application, please contact CBC’s Admissions Office at (361) 354-2245 or visit www.coastalbend.edu.