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Office for Veteran Success Donates Holiday Care Bags to COM Student Veterans

The 2020 holiday season shined a little brighter this year after the College of the Mainland (COM) Office for Veteran Success distributed holiday care bags to COM student veterans throughout the months of November and December. Donated by the Galveston County Food Bank and Randalls grocery store, a 14-pound turkey with all the trimmings. Additionally, veterans food care bags were distributed and included non-perishable food items such as soups, bean, rice, and tuna. The non-perishable food items were donated by local retailers H.E.B, Kroger, Sam’s Club and Walmart.

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Center for Risk Management at Gulf Coast Safety Institute Announces New Classes for Spring 2021

The Center for Risk Management at College of the Mainland (COM) is pleased to announce its Spring 2021 course lineup focusing on the top compliance standards that comprise the most recent Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) “Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Violations” list. Each session will identify the compliance activities causing these standards to appear on the list along with corresponding safety and management practices to prevent these safety risks.

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College of the Mainland Unveils New League City Facility

It was an epic occasion as community leaders, elected officials, and faculty, staff and students welcomed College of the Mainland’s (COM) newest educational facility to League City on November 12 during the college’s ribbon cutting ceremony. Guests in attendance included COM President Dr. Warren Nichols, League City Mayor Pat Hallisey, Clear Creek ISD Superintendent Dr. Greg Smith, Senator Larry Taylor, and Representatives Greg Bonnen and Mayes Middleton.

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COM awarded $3 million Hispanic-Serving Institutions grant

The US Department of Education has awarded College of the Mainland (COM) a $3 million Developing Hispanic-Serving Institutions (DHSIs) grant to support Hispanic students on their journey to a successful higher education experience. The grant provides financial assistance to help colleges expand educational opportunities for Hispanic and low-income students to enhance their academic offerings, program quality and institutional stability.

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