Message from the President

A Season of Transformation, The New COM Experience When I think of the COM experience, many things come to mind. It is an experience of deep impact where students discover their unique strengths and talents inside our classrooms and beyond. It is an experience that breaks down barriers — that changes lives and creates limitless

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Dr. Helen Brewer standing outside on balcony

A Force For Positive Change:

Dr. Helen Castellanos Brewer Works to Reshape Student Experience Nurturing a strong sense of community shapes the heart of the COM experience, and perhaps nowhere is that more evident than in Dr. Helen Castellanos Brewer’s world. As the new vice president for student services at College of the Mainland, Brewer is passionate about providing an

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At Your Student Service

 Kayla Molnar Helps Students Spread their Wings at COM The work of Student Services never stops. From onboarding new students into their first taste of college life to connecting them with resources to help them reach their goals, this group of special people lay an important foundation for the COM student experience.  Kayla Molnar is

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Food drive

COM in the Community

We’re “people people” who remain committed to breaking down barriers to support the diverse needs of our students and the community that we serve. While finding time to give back can be challenging for some, that spirit of compassion highlights the very essence of the College of the Mainland experience – neighbors helping neighbors. Here’s

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Student Jose Lopez standing behind monitor with drafting designs on the screen

WHY COM? Because We’re Literally Changing Lives

Here at College of the Mainland, we offer an array of innovative and dynamic learning options to meet the unique needs of our students, no matter where they may find themselves on their life journey. With high-impact and engaging areas of study, we’re committed to launching our students on a path toward a rewarding career and unparalleled success.

Your Bond Dollar$$$ at Work

Made possible with the overwhelming approval of voters during our $162.5 million bond program in 2018, College of the Mainland is making room for the future, and that vision is clear as we usher in a number of new and upgraded learning spaces to better serve the growing needs of our students and community.

Outside view of the new Industrial Careers Building

Industrial Careers Building

NOW OPEN! With new businesses and industries moving in, the need for skilled workers is on a steady rise. COM is responding to that demand in a major way through its new state-of-the-art Industrial Careers Building (ICB). The building will offer an innovative and dynamic learning and training environment that is responsive to local industry

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Campus Police standing outside new building.

Safety First: COM Welcomes New Police Station

NOW OPEN! With the safety and security of the COM community top of mind, COM’s new campus police station was designed in close collaboration with the College’s law enforcement officials. Featuring a state-of-the-art conference room to hold meetings, emergency management planning, briefings, training and safety presentations, the facility provides a design layout with added functionality.

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Construction site for new fine arts building

Fine Arts Building Takes Center Stage

Project Completion Date – Spring 2023 The bond project also calls for additions and renovations to the Fine Arts building. Housing the renowned theatre, music and visual programs, the space will receive a much-needed makeover through a series of strategic facility upgrades. In response to the growth of Fine Arts and the subsequent need for

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Aerial shot of the new Mainland City Centre building

COM on the Move with New Mainland City Centre Facility

College of the Mainland’s cosmetology and lifelong learning programs now have a new home in its new impressive 35,000-square-foot Mainland City Centre educational facility. Now open at 10000 Emmett F Lowry Expressway, Suite 4100 in Texas City, the move aligns with the College’s ongoing mission to meet the evolving needs of its students and community.

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