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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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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Favorite Things About COM

“I love the faculty and staff. If I need any help, I have TRIO or the student center. Class instructors are helpful. They’ll help you with everything you need.” –Da’von

Blazing New Trails for the Next Generation

Ginger Pace always sought to set an example for her family that hard work pays off. After receiving her GED, she enrolled at College of the Mainland (COM) in 2017, becoming the first generation in her family to attend college.

From COM to UHCL: Transferring to Success

Sometimes teaching others is the best way to learn. Jibin Johns learned this firsthand while pursuing his general studies degree at College of the Mainland.

Help Write 100 Stories

Are you ready to change your future? These students have a promising future because of donors just like you!

Stronger Together: Our COVID-19 Response

While the past year has been nothing short of a whirlwind, our faculty, staff and students have certainly risen to the occasion. Challenged with the uncertainties of shifting to an online instructional platform, College of the Mainland is delivering with ingenuity and a resounding commitment to meet the evolving needs of our students every step of the way.