CBC Sets Priority Registration Days for Fall Semester

Headline: CBC Sets Priority Registration Days for Fall Semester

Sub Headline: South Texas Planning and Health Corporation to administer free bacterial meningitis vaccinations

Coastal Bend College (CBC) will host priority registration days for the fall 2015 semester at the Beeville, Alice and Kingsville locations in July. Students who attend priority registration days will have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with an advisor and student services staff.

The priority registration dates are:

  • CBC Beeville: July 15-16 (free vaccinations July 16)
  • CBC Alice: July 13-14 (free vaccinations July 14)
  • CBC Kingsville: July 8-9 (free vaccinations July 9)

“The goal of our priority registration days is to ensure students get a jump start on the enrollment process and have the best possible course selections to choose from. All of our team will be on hand to assist students. Overall, we want students to leave fully prepared to have a successful semester with us,” said Dean of Student Services Lupe Ganceres.

Prospective or new CBC students are encouraged to bring their official high school and/or college transcripts, placement testing scores, and documentation of a bacterial meningitis vaccination for students who are 21 years of age or younger.

Students who attend priority registration days on July 9 in Kingsville, July 14 in Alice, and July 16 in Beeville will have the opportunity to receive a free bacterial meningitis vaccination from the South Texas Planning and Health Corporation. Students who are 21 years of age or younger must have the shot at least 10 days before classes begin at CBC. Individuals who would like to receive a bacterial meningitis vaccination should bring a valid/current form of identification with them to the event.

For more information regarding CBC’s priority registration, please contact us at (361) 354-2266 or via email at enroll@coastalbend.edu.

Coastal Bend College awards scholarships to George West and Three Rivers High School gradates

Headline: Coastal Bend College awards scholarships to George West and Three Rivers High School gradates

Coastal Bend College (CBC) continues to provide students in the surrounding areas with the opportunity to pursue a higher education. CBC awarded Three Rivers High School and George West High School seniors with CBC Scholarships for their academic achievements throughout high school. The CBC Scholarship is worth  $1,600 ($400 a semester) at CBC.

The CBC Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who plan on attending CBC in the fall. CBC’s scholarships are renewable for up to four semesters (two years) at any of CBC’s four locations including Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton.  Students who receive a CBC scholarship must complete 12 credit hours per semester as well as maintain the appropriate grade point average to continue renewing their respective scholarship.

Graduates who received a CBC Scholarship from Three Rivers High School and George West High School include:
Hunter Harris
Alexis McCue
Cassi Rodriguez
Sierra Rodriguez
Kaitlyn Shipman
Maizie Villarreal

CBC’s scholarships will offset the costs of pursuing a higher education for students as well as their families. Students who attend CBC also have the opportunity to utilize outside scholarships as well as financial aid to offset the majority of the expenses.  For more information about CBC’s academic and general scholarships, please contact CBC’s Financial Aid Advisor Candy Fuller via phone at (361) 354-2237 or via email at fuller_c@coastalbend.edu.

Coastal Bend College awards scholarships to Karnes City High School graduates

Headline: Coastal Bend College awards scholarships to Karnes City High School graduates

Coastal Bend College (CBC) continues to provide students in the surrounding areas with the opportunity to pursue a higher education. CBC awarded five graduating seniors from Karnes City High School with CBC Scholarshipsfor their academic achievements throughout high school. The CBC Scholarship is worth $1,600 ($400 a semester) at CBC.

The CBC Scholarship is awarded to graduating seniors who plan on attending CBC in the fall. CBC’s scholarships are renewable for up to four semesters (two years) at any of CBC’s four locations including Beeville, Alice, Kingsville and Pleasanton.  Students who receive a CBC scholarship must complete 12 credit hours per semester as well as maintain the appropriate grade point average to continue renewing their respective scholarship.

Graduates who received a CBC Scholarship from Karnes City High School include:
JuliAnn Chesser
Kali Dragon
Robert Lover
Desiree Ramirez
Katelyn Williams

CBC’s scholarships will offset the costs of pursuing a higher education for students as well as their families. Students who attend CBC also have the opportunity to utilize outside scholarships as well as financial aid to offset the majority of the expenses.  For more information about CBC’s academic and general scholarships, please contact CBC’s Financial Aid Advisor Candy Fuller via phone at (361) 354-2237 or via email at fuller_c@coastalbend.edu.

CBC’s Baseball Birthday Bash adds H-E-B as sponsor

Headline: CBC’s Baseball Birthday Bash adds H-E-B as sponsor

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Coastal Bend College (CBC), in partnership with the CBC Foundation, H-E-B, Angel Care Ambulance and Kicker 106, invites community members from Beeville and the surrounding areas to attend CBC’s Baseball Birthday Bash on Saturday, July 4 at Joe Hunter Field located at 3800 Charco Road. The event is a free community celebration in honor of the College’s 50th anniversary.

H-E-B Beeville is sponsoring food and prizes for the hot dog eating contest that will take place between the CBC Baseball and celebrity softball games. A sign-up for the contest will be conducted during the CBC Men’s Baseball game that begins at about 4:15 p.m.

There will also be a special appearance by the H-E-Buddy. CBC’s cougar mascot and H-E-Buddy will participate in a base running contest in between innings.

CBC’s Baseball Birthday Bash’s schedule of events includes:

· 4 p.m.: Ribbon cutting for the newly remodeled Joe Hunter Field followed by the CBC Men’s Baseball game; first 300 fans receive a commemorative baseball compliments of the CBC Foundation.
· 4 p.m.-7 p.m.: Various games and activities will take place throughout the CBC Soccer Field, located adjacent to the baseball stadium.
· 7 p.m.: A local celebrity softball game will feature CBC employees playing against community members/leaders.
· 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m.: The CBC Foundation presents “The Cuveralls”, an eclectic four-man band.
· 9:30 p.m.: A free fireworks display, sponsored by Angel Care Ambulance and Kicker 106, will cap off the event.

Event goers are welcome to park in the parking lot located next to the Peter S. Marecek Physical Fitness Center (gym). For more information about CBC’s Baseball Birthday Bash, please contact CBC’s Director of Marketing & Public Relations Monica Cruz via email at mcruz@coastalbend.edu or via phone at (361) 354-2258.

CBC Alice site closed June 18 due to inclement weather

ALICE, TX— The Coastal Bend College (CBC) Alice site and offices will be closed today, Thursday, June 18th due to a power outage, and all CBC Alice classes are cancelled for the day.
The CBC Beeville, Kingsville, and Pleasanton sites will remain open their usual business hours, and no classes have been cancelled with the exception of any video conferencing/distance learning courses broadcast from the Alice site.