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BEEVILLE, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Coastal Bend College, a community college serving five counties in the Coastal Bend region of Texas, today announced early results from a partnership with local independent school districts that are using virtual reality simulations to help students to gain real-world experience and explore and choose from a range of career and technical training …

BELLEVUE, Neb.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Graduates from more than 50 Texas community colleges who enroll in a Bellevue University bachelor’s degree program can now qualify for an innovative grant that transfers in 60 credits or earned credits into an associate’s degree and applies the full cost of students’ associate degree tuition toward their Bellevue University tuition. The Texas …

CBS, the “Tiffany Network,” spent hundreds of millions of dollars to broadcast this year’s March Madness games. And then they hired third-grade Timmy to draw their graphics for the big event. And it looks like Timmy gets an “F” in geography. Recently, I was watching one of the first round games – forget which one, …

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The University of Texas at Austin said Monday that the California-discovered variant of COVID-19, or B.1.429, has been detected among the campus community. This is the second variant found by UT’s genomic sequencing and analysis facility – the first being the UK variant or B.1.1.7. at the beginning of February. UT Austin …

LACY LAKEVIEW, Texas – The Lacy Lakeview Fire Department is trying to raise thousands of dollars. They will be selling raffle tickets now through April 2, raffle tickets for the tablet will be $10 each and $20 for the grill. There will be three prizes, a Triton charcoal/gas grill, an Android tablet and a Walmart …

LUBBOCK, Texas (Press Release) – Governor Greg Abbott announced today that the City of Lubbock, after completing the multi-step training and certification process, has been designated as a Film Friendly Texas Community by the Texas Film Commission, which for 50 years has helped grow local jobs and economies by promoting the Lone Star State as …

LUBBOCK, Texas — Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced Thursday that Lubbock is a Film Friendly Texas community. Lubbock is now one of 150 or more communities in Texas with the Film Friendly designation. This means Lubbock can meet industry standards and best practices to effectively host on-location filming. “Lubbock and West Texas have been ‘movie …

Collin College did not renew the contract of historian Lora Burnett, who had criticized the college’s pandemic response and leadership (New York, NY) – PEN America today opposed the effective firing of historian Lora Burnett from a public community college in Texas. Burnett learned last week that his contract at Collin College would not be …