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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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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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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Message from the President

An Engine for Recovery, A Time of Change  To refer to this last year as “challenging” would be an understatement for most of us. Faced with unprecedented setbacks and a fluctuating employment environment, our experiences throughout the pandemic have shown us that change is truly the only constant. Always ready to adapt to that change, College of the Mainland continues to

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Industrial Careers Building rendering

Building Tomorrow’s Workforce: Industrial Careers Building

As Galveston County continues to grow at a rapid pace, big changes are on the horizon for the region. 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).