2017 ARCHIVES

December

December 15, 2017
Blinn College proves a strong launching point for MCAS Yuma commanding officer

Col. David Suggs has been awarded the Legion of Merit, Bronze Star, Air Medal, and Navy and Marine Corps Commendation medals

December 15, 2017
Blinn College partners with nonprofit to host seventh annual children’s Christmas party

Students and faculty volunteer to serve Early Childhood Intervention children and their families

December 14, 2017
Blinn College’s Hodde Center introduces 200-hour carpentry and plumbing courses

Successful graduates can earn OSHA, NCCER Core, NCCER Level 1, and Blinn College certifications

December 14, 2017
Blinn College Dental Hygiene Program promotes oral health during local Christmas parades

Students, faculty continue 19-year tradition of distributing toothbrushes to parade goers

December 13, 2017
Blinn’s reputation for academic excellence proved key attraction for this year’s Homecoming king and queen

‘Blinn has a reputation as the premier junior college in Texas,’ Homecoming king Josh Evans says

December 13, 2017
Blinn College faculty demonstrate commitment to quality online courses

Ninety Blinn instructors earn internationally recognized Quality Matters certification

December 11, 2017
Blinn College recognizes 27 Associate Degree Nursing graduates with pinning ceremony

Blinn graduates rank among state leaders on national licensure exam

December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017
Blinn College Engineering Program hosts inaugural robotics demonstration

Blinn engineering students showcase robots in simulated obstacle course

December 7, 2017
Blinn College to offer online Spanish program in Spring 2018

Online courses feature innovative tools, interactive instruction to maximize student engagement

December 6, 2017
Blinn College-Brenham architecture students explore the Houston Museum District

Blinn students get first-hand look at techniques discussed in the classroom

December 6, 2017
Six students learn to preserve family history through Blinn College-Schulenburg course

The eight-week continuing education course guides students through goal setting, researching, organization, and production of family stories

December 5, 2017
Blinn College students, employees donate 570 pounds of food to the Brazos Valley Food Bank

Blinn-Bryan’s Office of Student Leadership and Activities sparks widespread donation effort

December 4, 2017
Blinn College, College Station ISD partnership prepares students for the biotechnology industry

Students earn college credit toward Blinn Therapeutics Manufacturing degree while in high school

December 1, 2017
Blinn College celebrates Kruse Center grand opening

Blinn thanks the Kruse family for the generous gift that made the facility possible

December 1, 2017
Blinn College to host four musical performances in six days

Blinn’s Percussion Ensemble, concert bands, Jazz Ensemble, and choirs will showcase free performances

November

November 30, 2017
Blinn College nominates Communication Professor Deborah Vavra for Minnie Stevens Piper Professor Award

Vavra was Blinn’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Award winner for the Brenham, Schulenburg, and Sealy campuses

November 28, 2017
Blinn College inducts 28 Bryan Campus students to national honor society

To earn membership, inductees must earn a 3.5 GPA with 12 transferable credit hours

November 27, 2017
Blinn College-Bryan Campus Theatre focuses on family with upcoming Thornton Wilder one-act plays

‘The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden’ and ‘The Long Christmas Dinner’ run Nov. 30-Dec. 3

November 21, 2017
Blinn College livestock judging team places second at North American International Livestock Exposition

Kylie Patterson and Grayson Gilbraith each earn top-10 individual finishes

November 21, 2017
Blinn College alumnus gifts $15,000 for endowed scholarship

Charles Thielemann establishes scholarship in honor of his wife, former Blinn cheerleader and Class of ‘54 Margaret McAlpine Thielemann

November 17, 2017
Aerospace scientist and Blinn alumnus to speak about newest space telescope

Brenham native Michael Harrison will speak about the telescope that will succeed Hubble

November 17, 2017
Blinn professor recognized for her positive impact on readers

Audrey Wick selected for teacher scholarship to attend Key West Literary Seminar

November 16, 2017
Blinn College features ‘Snowkus Pocus’ Sunday, Nov. 26

This winter tale for the entire family features cirque, ballet, and acrobats

November 15, 2017
Blinn College, TEEX add carpentry and plumbing night courses to slate of workforce course offerings

Courses will feature nationally recognized curricula and be offered at the RELLIS Campus

November 14, 2017
Blinn, TEEX introduce full slate of job training boot camps

Camps quickly train workers for entry-level positions as carpentry, electrical, facilities maintenance, HVAC, plumbing, and welding assistants

November 14, 2017
Blinn College District Board of Trustees authorizes contracts for new parking lot, real estate consulting services

During its regular meeting Tuesday, the Blinn College District Board of Trustees authorized the administration to award and execute a contract with Collier Construction Company for the development of a parking lot adjacent to the new student housing facility currently under construction at the Blinn-Brenham Campus.

November 13, 2017
Blinn College to host information sessions about business offerings with A&M-Corpus Christi

Blinn College’s Business Department will offer Associate of Science degrees in business and accounting at the RELLIS Campus, providing comprehensive pathways for students en route to their BBA from A&M-Corpus Christi.

November 10, 2017
Blinn College Geographic Society to host fourth annual GIS Day

Public invited to learn about careers, everyday uses of geographic information systems

November 10, 2017
Blinn SBDC teaches basic QuickBooks course in all-day workshop

The course covers all the basics of the desktop accounting software

November 10, 2017
Blinn College assists Marine veteran in preparation for new career path

Sophomore Christopher “Mack” McLaughlin is president of Blinn’s Student Veterans Association

November 9, 2017
Blinn College professor recognized for excellence in developmental education

Essie Childers honored with Carol Dochen Professor of the Year in Developmental Education Award

November 9, 2017
Texas 10th Court of Appeals hears first case of its kind in Texas during session at Blinn College

This marks the sixth consecutive year the Texas 10th Court of Appeals has held session at Blinn-Bryan Campus

November 8, 2017
Blinn College-Brenham Theatre brings ‘Hansel and Gretel’ to life

The classic children’s tale with a humorous twist comes to the O’Donnell Center, Nov. 16-19

November 7, 2017
Blinn College faculty, staff raise more than $1,800 for Habitat for Humanity

Blinn professors participate in wall-raising ceremony benefiting Bryan family

November 3, 2017
Blinn College-Schulenburg welcomes author Annette McGivney for book discussion and signing

McGivney will discuss her new book, “Pure Land,” Monday, Nov. 6

November 3, 2017
Texas 10th Court of Appeals to hear three cases at Blinn-Bryan Campus

Court visit allows students to witness the law in action, meet judges, and ask questions

November 3, 2017
Blinn-Brenham nursing students deliver pumpkins to Kruse Village residents

Vocational Nursing students participate in various community service events each year

November 3, 2017
Blinn freshman to serve as 2017-18 Blinn-Bryan Student Government Association president

‘My goal is to work with students to make Blinn the best it can be,’ says Danielle Duncan

November 2, 2017
Blinn College livestock judging team claims title in season’s first national competition

Blinn wins the prestigious American Royal Livestock Judging Contest for the second time in school history

November 1, 2017
Blinn College production of ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’ draws sellout crowds

Blinn-Bryan theatre season continues with Thornton Wilder one-act plays Nov. 30-Dec. 2

October

October 30, 2017
Blinn College invites prospective students to surgical technology information sessions

Demand for surgical technologists is skyrocketing locally and nation-wide

October 27, 2017
Blinn College Alumni and Friends names Gus Mutscher the 2017 Person of the Year

Luncheon celebrates the induction of Mutscher, Sharp, Alfred, Krebs, and Tate to the Blinn College Hall of Honor

October 27, 2017
Community leaders share leadership tips with Blinn College students

McDonald, Whitehead, and Hill discuss leadership with student government leaders at Blinn-Schulenburg

October 26, 2017
October 26, 2017
Blinn College offers professional truck driving training throughout November

Certified medication aide refresher and electrician license renewal courses also available

October 25, 2017
Blinn College to offer Saturday biology courses in Spring 2018

Saturday courses offer greater scheduling flexibility, convenience for students

October 24, 2017
Blinn College-Brenham improvisation troupe Slaphappy to perform Thursday

Audience helps set the stage in an evening of improvisation at the O’Donnell Center

October 23, 2017
Blinn opens registration for Winter Minimester, Spring semester

Blinn’s academic transfer rate, affordability make it a destination for students across the state

October 20, 2017
Blinn College production of 'Zombie Prom' attracts 1,100 attendees

Blinn hosts special preview performances for more than 500 local junior high and high school students

October 20, 2017
Blinn, TEEX partnership prepares Blinn College student to carry on family legacy

Lago Vista native Tim England graduates with top honors from TEEX Fire Training Academy

October 19, 2017
Blinn College graduate selected as apprentice at the Portland Playhouse

Blinn set the stage for former student’s journey into the theatre profession

October 19, 2017
Blinn College Board Policy Updates – October 2017

Trustees approve updates to policies at October board meeting

October 18, 2017
Blinn College choirs to collaborate with Houston Camerata

Choirs will perform in a two-concert series starting at the O’Donnell Center Saturday

October 17, 2017
First-generation student overcomes challenges in pursuit of Blinn College degree

Sophomore Mario Sanchez uses personal experiences to help others find success

October 17, 2017
Blinn College Board of Trustees considers capital improvement projects

Proposals under consideration would be funded using 2016 bond revenue

October 12, 2017
Blinn College livestock judging team wins Tulsa State Fair competition

Kylie Patterson’s first-place finish leads sophomore division to championship

October 12, 2017
Blinn College Architecture Program enjoys 52.3% enrollment surge

Program provides a pathway to bachelor’s degrees from Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Sam Houston State, and others

October 11, 2017
Famed artist Jeff Soto to speak at Blinn College-Brenham

Soto will discuss his road to success in the Student Center Conference Room at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19

October 10, 2017
Blinn-Bryan opens new theatre season with thrilling drama

'Picnic at Hanging Rock' makes its U.S. premiere Oct. 19-22

October 9, 2017
Alumni & Friends and Buccaneer Lettermen associations give back to Brazos 4-H Sportsman Club

Blinn associations thank Sportsman Club for assistance at annual Clay Shootout

October 9, 2017
Blinn College-Brenham Theatre presents 'Zombie Prom'

A comedy spoofing 1950s horror films comes to the O’Donnell Center Oct. 12-15

October 6, 2017
Blinn College livestock judging team earns Mid-American Classic championship

Sophomore Jaci Burgin earns two first-place finishes for the sophomore division

October 6, 2017
Blinn College-Brenham inducts 25 students into Phi Theta Kappa honor society

To earn membership, inductees must earn a 3.5 GPA with 12 transferable credit hours

October 5, 2017
Blinn College Foundation honors Blinn’s partnerships with The Texas A&M University System and Brazos County

Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp and late Blinn Foundation Board Chairman Walt Schoenvogel are recognized with endowed scholarships in their honor

October 3, 2017
Blinn College band provides personal instruction, great performance opportunities

43rd Annual Blinn Buccaneer Marching Band Festival will be held Saturday, Oct. 7 at Cub Stadium

October 2, 2017
Star of the Republic adds new features to its annual Night at the Museum

New components include sundown wagon ride, tavern tales, and new interacting exhibit characters

September

September 29, 2017
Blinn offers October training courses in truck driving, phlebotomy, and welding

Course offerings include specialty welding, industrial safety, first aid, customer service, and word processing

September 29, 2017
September 28, 2017
Blinn students volunteer 1,400 hours at Washington County Fair

Agricultural Science and Veterinary Technology students gain valuable experience in support of the oldest county fair in Texas

September 27, 2017
Blinn students lend a hand in Hurricane Harvey aftermath

Students in Blinn’s Physical Therapist Assistant, Veterinary Technology, and Vocational Nursing programs put skills to work in hurricane recovery, rebuilding

September 26, 2017
Blinn alumnus finds his niche in the local art community

‘Blinn helped me discover my passion,’ says Brenham native Kevin Newsome

September 25, 2017
September 21, 2017
Blinn vocational nursing programs to host information sessions

Blinn’s Brenham, Bryan campuses each offer face-to-face and online information sessions

September 19, 2017
Blinn alumnus reflects on experiences as a first responder during Hurricane Harvey

Houston firefighter Joseph Gamez used skills acquired through Blinn’s Fire Science Program to aid in rescue efforts

September 19, 2017
Blinn enrolls 18,977 students for Fall 2017 semester

Despite the challenges presented by Hurricane Harvey during the final week of registration, the Blinn College District enrolled 18,977 students for the Fall 2017 semester.

September 19, 2017
Blinn College trustees approve two leases for space at the RELLIS Campus

Board adopts a 2017 Washington County tax rate of $0.0601 per $100 valuation

September 18, 2017
Blinn names its 2017 Teaching Excellence Award winners – June 2017 and August 2017

Wagner, Lanfrey, Vrooman, and Vavra are recognized for their commitment to student success

September 15, 2017
Blinn-Schulenburg offers a variety of non-credit courses this fall

Preserving Your Family Story II, Adobe Photoshop, and Digital Photography among choices offered

September 15, 2017
Grammy Award-winning Asleep at the Wheel to kick off Blinn’s Performing Arts Series

The eight-piece country band performs at the O’Donnell Center Sept. 24

September 13, 2017
Blinn welding instructor’s innovative methods equip students for success

Live demos and shared ideas from the industry’s best keep Blinn’s welding program on the cutting edge

September 11, 2017
Blinn College Paralegal Program invites prospective students to learn about variety of legal careers

Program graduates are qualified for careers in law firms, courts, government, insurance, and administrative agencies

September 11, 2017
Blinn celebrates 20 years of educational excellence at its Schulenburg Campus

The Blinn-Schulenburg Campus celebrates its 20th anniversary with community gathering

September 8, 2017
Blinn College health clinics extending medical services this Fall

Campus health clinics contracted out to local hospitals expand treatment options

September 8, 2017
Texas District 2 Rep. Dan Flynn gets first-hand look at Blinn College’s diverse educational and career training opportunities

State Rep. Dan Flynn received a first-hand look at the variety of educational and career training services offered at Blinn College’s Brenham and Bryan campuses.

September 5, 2017
Blinn College Board Policy Updates – June 2017 and August 2017

Trustees approve updates to several policies at June and August board meetings

September 5, 2017
Blinn Alumni & Friends Association names five to its Hall of Honor

Gus Mutscher, John Sharp, Ron Alfred, Becky Krebs, and Milton Tate are each honored

September 5, 2017
Blinn-Schulenburg celebrates 20 years of changing lives

Current students, alumni praise Blinn-Schulenburg’s personal and community impact

September 5, 2017
Blinn College offers variety of September career training courses in Brenham

Course offerings include specialty welding, industrial safety, first aid, customer service, and word processing

September 1, 2017
Blinn College welcomes students for start of the Fall semester

Campus life is back in full swing with the arrival of students

August

August 31, 2017
Blinn offers September training courses for electricians, truck drivers, nurse aides, and pharmacy technicians

College’s Electrical Apprenticeship Program works directly with local employers to meet growing demand for electricians

August 31, 2017
Blinn College partners with the community to assist with hurricane recovery efforts

Donation sites have been established at Bryan’s Tejas Center and Health Science Center, and the Brenham Campus Student Center

August 29, 2017
August 28, 2017
Blinn College to open all campuses Wednesday, Aug. 30

Students are encouraged to use best judgment regarding travel

August 27, 2017
August 27, 2017
Blinn College closes all campuses Monday, Aug. 28

College officials will continue to monitor storm and road conditions and will make a decision regarding Tuesday as quickly as possible

August 27, 2017
August 26, 2017
Blinn College continues to monitor Harvey, local weather conditions

Blinn will announce status of its Monday campus operations by 4 p.m. Sunday

August 25, 2017
Blinn College closes Schulenburg, Sealy campuses Friday, Aug. 25, due to approach of Hurricane Harvey

Blinn College has closed operations on its Schulenburg and Sealy campuses Friday, Aug. 25, due to the approach of Hurricane Harvey.

August 16, 2017
Blinn SBDC offers basic QuickBooks course

All-day workshop teaches small business owners to get the most from their desktop accounting software

August 16, 2017
Blinn certifies its largest electrical apprenticeship class in eight years

College’s Electrical Apprenticeship Program works directly with local employers to meet growing demand for electricians

August 16, 2017
Blinn College-Schulenburg invites the community to celebrate 20 years of educational excellence

The Blinn-Schulenburg Campus will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a Sept. 7 celebration

August 15, 2017
Through reverse transfer, hundreds of Blinn College students are earning associate degrees while attending four-year universities

1,199 Blinn students earned their associate degrees in 2016-17 via reverse transfer

August 15, 2017
Board of Trustees proposes maintaining Blinn College’s current tax rate

College will host public hearings regarding the tax rate on Aug. 29 and Sept. 7

August 14, 2017
Blinn College computer science course offers a comprehensive introduction to computer programming

COSC 1436: Programming Fundamentals I is available on the Brenham and Bryan campuses this Fall

August 14, 2017
Blinn opens new sections for high-demand Texas History course

HIST 2301: Texas History is part of the core curriculum

August 11, 2017
Blinn College offers diverse selection of online programs this fall

Students can complete 22 different degrees and certificates without ever stepping foot on campus

August 11, 2017
Blinn College Alumni & Friends Association ramps up its community service efforts

Alumni & Friends partners with Texas Ramp Project to build wheelchair ramps for those in need

August 11, 2017
Blinn chemistry course instrumental to students pursuing STEM careers

CHEM 1411 provides students the foundation they need for a variety of fields

August 10, 2017
Education website names Blinn a top transfer college

SuccessfulStudent.org highlights Blinn’s success transferring students to Texas A&M

August 10, 2017
Blinn College-Brenham Theatre unveils a season of dark tales

This year’s productions explore the dark side of popular plays

August 10, 2017
Bryan Theatre to bring a world through time to the stage

2017-18 season kicks off with Tom Wright’s mystery drama, ‘Picnic at Hanging Rock’

August 9, 2017
Blinn College Paramedic Program recognizes 18 graduates with pinning ceremony

State-of-the-art simulation training prepares students to save lives

August 8, 2017
Blinn names new Dean of Health Sciences

Thomas Lescarbeau brings 13 years of educational leadership and 21 years of experience in patient care

August 7, 2017
Texas Workforce Commission awards Blinn College, FUJIFILM Diosynth a $289,395 safety and skills training grant

Skills Development Fund grant will provide training for 140 FUJIFILM employees

August 7, 2017
Blinn’s Introduction to Engineering hones students’ problem-solving skills

ENGR 1201 provides an introduction to the engineering profession

August 4, 2017
Blinn English courses offer a gateway to the classics

In addition to studying British and American Literature, students can channel their own inspiration with Blinn’s creative writing course

August 3, 2017
Blinn statics course investigates the forces that keep the world in balance

ENGR 2301 further develops the analytical skills so crucial to engineers

July

July 31, 2017
Guest speaker to answer the question: What makes people happy?

Dr. Hiroshi Ono will discuss findings from his book during guest lecture at Blinn College-Bryan

July 31, 2017
Blinn College officials expect business as usual as campus carry law goes into effect

Campus carry, legal at Texas public universities since August 2016, goes into effect at Texas public community colleges Tuesday, Aug. 1

July 28, 2017
Blinn offers August career training courses for construction trade supervisors, truck drivers, certified nurse aides, and phlebotomists

Registration is available at Blinn’s Post Office Campus at 301 Post Office Street in Bryan

July 28, 2017
Blinn’s Hodde Center offers August welding, machining courses

Course registration is available at 2910 South Blue Bell Road

July 28, 2017
Topping out ceremony marks milestone in construction of Blinn’s new academic facility at RELLIS

Placement of the final steel beam marks symbolic completion of construction’s structural phase

July 27, 2017
Courses in digital imaging and graphic design allow Blinn College students to flex their creative muscles this Fall

ARTC 1302: Digital Imaging develops students’ Photoshop skills, while ARTS 2313: Graphic Design provides instruction in Photoshop and Illustrator

July 20, 2017
Blinn College alumna earns best-of-show honors at Texas A&M architecture competition

Blinn Architecture Program prepared Nathanielle Sybico for success in structural design

July 17, 2017
Blinn seeks additional welding, plumbing, and carpentry instructors to meet local demand

College seeks welders with at least five years of experience and an associate degree in welding

July 11, 2017
Blinn College student benefits from partnership with local business accelerator

Jordan Murphy balances business venture with Startup Aggieland, studies in Blinn Computer Science Program July 11, 2017

July 10, 2017
Welding courses lead to quick success for Hodde Center student

Milano native Jason Paniagua finds employment even before he completes Blinn welding program

July 7, 2017
Blinn summer camp introduces seventh and eighth graders to health science career options

Camp participants used Blinn’s start-of-the-art clinical simulation technology to learn basics of patient care

June

June 30, 2017
June 29, 2017
Blinn SBDC offers basic QuickBooks course

All-day workshop teaches small business owners to get the most from their desktop accounting software

June 26, 2017
Hardin-Simmons University, Blinn College partner to offer seamless transition program

More than 100 Blinn courses will transfer toward HSU bachelor’s degrees

June 21, 2017
Blinn board approves $112.6 million budget

FY 2018 budget includes 3 percent salary increase for staff and full-time faculty June 20, 2017

June 20, 2017
Seventeen students complete family history writing course at Blinn College

New Preserving Your Family Story I course section begins Oct. 4

June 19, 2017
85th Legislative Session all about building relationships for Blinn College

Blinn maintains normal operations for crucial services such as the Star of the Republic Museum and Small Business Development Center

June 19, 2017
Blinn, TEEX, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension celebrate inaugural Carpentry Boot Camp graduating class

Course graduates are qualified to work on framing crews at local job sites

June 16, 2017
Blinn welcomes 21 vocational nursing graduates to the profession with pinning ceremony

Local demand for vocational nurses is expected to increase 21.8 percent between 2012 and 2022

June 16, 2017
Blinn-Bryan Vocational Nursing Program pins 22 nursing graduates

Classroom, lab and clinical experiences prepare students for rewarding healthcare careers

June 15, 2017
Blinn students participate in rigorous political campaign workshop

Blinn was the only two-year college to compete in the 2017 New Politics Forum Campaign Bootcamp

June 14, 2017
Blinn offers online pharmacy technician program

Local demand for pharmacy technicians expected to grow 23.8 percent by 2024

June 13, 2017
June 8, 2017
Blinn education major aims to reach overlooked students

Blinn’s child development and education programs ensure graduates are well prepared for instruction and childcare

June 6, 2017
Blinn SBDC to host advanced QuickBooks course at the Hodde Center

One-day course teaches business owners to get the most from their accounting software

June 5, 2017
Blinn College professor recognized for superior geography instruction

Texas State University awards Geography Professor Rhonda Reagan its prestigious Booth Award

June 5, 2017
CRLA recertifies Blinn College Writing Center

The Blinn College Writing Center has been approved for renewal of certification by the College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA).

June 2, 2017
THECB report: 94.9 percent of Blinn technical students transfer their skills to a new job or additional training

This marks the third-highest percentage among 82 public two-year institutions in Texas

June 1, 2017
Bryan Collegiate High School graduates earn high school and college diplomas

Blinn College, Bryan ISD partnership prepares students for success in higher education

May

May 30, 2017
Blinn named one of 2017’s most promising places to work in community colleges

Award recognizes Blinn’s exceptional commitment to diversity

May 26, 2017
May 26, 2017
Blinn-Schulenburg showcases career options for area eighth graders

Sixth annual CareerQuest draws more than 300 Fayette County eighth grade students

May 24, 2017
Blinn recognizes 1,917 honors students

College names 841 students to the prestigious President’s Scholars List

May 24, 2017
Blinn, TEEX offer Carpentry Boot Camp beginning in June

Course provides all the skills necessary to succeed as the member of a framing crew on local job sites

May 23, 2017
Blinn-Bryan offers full slate of June courses for plumbers, carpenters, welders, truckers, and others

Registration is available at Blinn’s Post Office Campus at 301 Post Office Street in Bryan

May 23, 2017
Hodde Center offers June welding inspection, phlebotomy, and certified nurse aide courses

Course registration is available at 2910 South Blue Bell Road

May 22, 2017
Blinn Dental Hygiene students provide free dental care to local children in need

Blinn has provided more than $175,000 in preventive dental services since 2009

May 19, 2017
Texas education website expects Blinn students to save thousands in 2017-18

Out-of-district Blinn students save $3,700, or 42 percent, compared to average Texas public university rates

May 18, 2017
Blinn honors student takes winding path to associate degree

‘It was time to finish what I started,’ Jaclyn Doro says

May 17, 2017
Blinn trustees elect new board officers, approve updated strategic plan

Board approves new mission statement, vision statement, core values, and goals

May 17, 2017
Blinn College recognizes 14 future dental hygienists with pinning ceremony

Fourteen graduates are welcomed to the profession after completing rigorous two-year program

May 16, 2017
Blinn, TEEX accepting students for new carpentry and plumbing programs

Courses feature nationally recognized curriculum and will be offered beginning June 5

May 15, 2017
Blinn recognizes nine new veterinary technology graduates

Blinn offers one of just 10 accredited programs in the state

May 12, 2017
Blinn’s Merten, Caton build strong community bonds with local chambers of commerce

Merten serves as board chairman for Washington County Chamber, Caton is board president of Sealy Chamber

May 11, 2017
Blinn-Schulenburg to offer certified medication aide refresher course on June 16

Students who successfully complete the course receive an updated medication aide permit

May 11, 2017
Wells Fargo Foundation donates $20,000 to establish Blinn College endowed scholarship

Blinn will make an additional $5,000 contribution to the scholarship fund

May 10, 2017
May 9, 2017
Blinn recognizes radiologic technology graduates with pinning ceremony

Program has 100 percent registry exam and job placement rate since 1994

May 8, 2017
Blinn recognizes 50 nursing graduates with pinning ceremony

Blinn graduates rank among state leaders on national licensure exam

May 5, 2017
Blinn College to recognize more than 700 graduates at Spring graduation

Total includes more than 250 ‘reverse transfers’

May 4, 2017
Blinn nursing students showcase their skills at Brazos Valley Council of Governments Community Health Fair

Students provide free health screenings for approximately 150 people

May 3, 2017
Blinn honor society chapter recognized among the top 30 internationally

Blinn’s Phi Theta Kappa Beta Alpha chapter honored for peer mentoring and campus carry projects

May 3, 2017
Blinn-Bryan art exhibit to fund student scholarships

Fundraising event will feature photos, printed digital art, paintings, ceramics, and jewelry available for purchase

May 3, 2017
Blinn-Schulenburg opens new certified nurse aide course section in June

Demand for certified nurse aides expected to grow 26 percent across Texas

May 2, 2017
Registration open for Blinn’s fourth annual Health Science Center Summer Camp

Camp introduces 7th and 8th graders to variety of health science career options

May 1, 2017
Blinn’s May course offerings include training for truck drivers, certified nurse aides, and phlebotomy and pharmacy technicians

Registration is available at Blinn’s Post Office Campus at 301 Post Office Street in Bryan

May 1, 2017
Blinn-Schulenburg names Emerging Writers Contest winners

Seven student writers earn recognition for academic writing, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry

May 1, 2017
Blinn to display student research, innovations with second annual Student Research Celebration

Public is invited to view original work from student researchers

April

April 28, 2017
Blinn Agricultural Mechanics Show draws students from record 92 Texas schools

16th annual showcase draws 201 entries from high school FFA chapters and 4-H clubs

April 28, 2017
Blinn-Brenham students give back to community through Buccaneer Big Event

Over 60 students worked on projects in the Brenham area

April 27, 2017
Class assignment challenges Engineering Academy students’ problem-solving abilities

Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn-Brenham students design robots to simulate water purification

April 26, 2017
Czech language class at Blinn-Schulenburg connects students with their ancestors

Instructor Thadious Polasek is fifth-generation Czech

April 26, 2017
‘Not your typical curriculum’

Ana Walicki, Goran Sabljic discover new career paths in Blinn’s Therapeutics Manufacturing Program

April 25, 2017
Blinn-Bryan theatre ends season with dramatic finish

Historical drama, “These Shining Lives,” sheds light on women’s work conditions in early 20th century

April 25, 2017
Blinn-Sealy student overcomes kidney failure en route to her associate degree

Robbie Gay received a life-saving new kidney on Sept. 27, 2016

April 24, 2017
Blinn encourages eligible students to apply for Summer semester Perkins Grant funds

Online application for textbook and transportation assistance is open through 10 a.m. on May 1

April 21, 2017
Blinn celebrates Doyle Coatney Center grand opening

New athletic training facility was funded entirely through private donations

April 20, 2017
Local paralegals share legal experiences, offer advice at Brazos Valley Paralegal Forum

‘Go into the profession with an open mind and be a team player’

April 19, 2017
Blinn's 2017-18 Performing Arts Series to feature toe-tapping tunes and breath-taking ballet

Next season's Performing Arts Series will include Asleep at the Wheel, “Snowkus Pocus,” “Million Dollar Quartet,” and m-pact

April 18, 2017
April 18, 2017
Blinn College board approves policy regarding campus carry

Senate Bill 11 goes into effect for Blinn and other Texas community colleges on Aug. 1

April 18, 2017
Blinn hosts Brazos Valley Veterinary Medical Association meeting

College shares information with local veterinarians about its Veterinary Technology Program

April 13, 2017
Blinn-Schulenburg freshman named Texas Junior College Student Government Association state secretary

Blinn-Brenham Student Government Association awarded ‘most professional’ at state convention

April 13, 2017
April 12, 2017
Blinn Paralegal Program, Legal Assistant Student Organization to host Brazos Valley Paralegal Forum

Local veteran paralegals to share legal experiences, answer questions at the Blinn-Bryan Campus

April 11, 2017
Blinn Alumni & Friends invites community to holiday trip to New York City

Highlights include visits to the Statue of Liberty, Times Square, the 9/11 Memorial, Radio City Music Hall, and a Broadway show

April 10, 2017
Blinn SBDC offers basic QuickBooks course

Workshop to teach small business owners to get the most out of accounting software

April 10, 2017
Blinn inducts 10 students into Sigma Kappa Delta honor society

English honor society welcomes full-time students with 3.0 GPA

April 7, 2017
Blinn prepares students to work in growing heating, ventilation, and air conditioning industry

College’s HVAC Program offers hands-on learning experience, qualified instructors

April 7, 2017
Blinn Therapeutics Manufacturing Program to showcase educational, career opportunities

Information session will detail certificate, degree and career options

April 4, 2017
Blinn livestock judging team earns reserve champion honors at Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo

Team captured the championship at five competitions in 2016-17

April 4, 2017
Blinn-Bryan students volunteer to help local resident as part of community service project

Blinn Dental Hygiene Program, Student Veterans Association spend hours cleaning house, yard of Bryan homeowner

March

March 31, 2017
Blinn College, Texas A&M University System celebrate RELLIS Campus groundbreaking

Blinn’s 83,000-square-foot facility will open in time for the Fall 2018 semester

March 30, 2017
Drunken driving crash victim shares story with Blinn College students

Sean Carter suffered traumatic brain injury in alcohol-related vehicle accident

March 30, 2017
Eleven Blinn students, advisors are inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Hall of Honor

Blinn’s Beta Alpha chapter is elected District 5 vice president

March 27, 2017
March 23, 2017
Blinn, Texas A&M University System announce March 31 groundbreaking ceremony for Blinn-RELLIS Campus

83,000-square-foot facility will open in time for the Fall 2018 semester

March 22, 2017
Blinn names new Dean of Technical & Community Education

Anderson brings more than 15 years of experience developing quality programs that meet local training needs

March 21, 2017
Blinn students earn top honors at state play festival

The Blinn College Theatre Arts Program earned top honors for its recent performances at the Texas Community College Speech & Theatre Association (TCCSTA) 2016-17 Play Festival at the Blinn-Brenham Campus.

March 21, 2017
Four Blinn educators recognized with coveted excellence award

NISOD Excellence Award recognizes educators for outstanding teaching and leadership

March 21, 2017
Blinn asks state legislators to support the Small Business Development Center

Trustees vote to add SBDC funding to its list of state legislative priorities.

March 21, 2017
Blinn increases tuition and fee rates to offset rising insurance costs and decreased state funding

Board approves cancellation order for three unopposed trustee positions

March 10, 2017
Former Texas House Speaker honored at Star of the Republic Museum exhibit reception

Gus Mutscher recognized for his contributions to museum, Blinn College

March 10, 2017
The Second City hosts workshops at Blinn’s Brenham, Bryan campuses

Chicago-based troupe teaches improvisational techniques to Blinn students, faculty

March 10, 2017
Blinn to host ‘Women of Ireland’ at the O’Donnell Center

Ticket sales will benefit the Brenham Children’s Chorus

March 10, 2017
American Brahman Breeders Association honors Blinn Agricultural Sciences professor

Doug Pierce was named ABBA’s 2017 Brahman Friend of the Year

March 8, 2017
Blinn students, professor work together to synthesize cancer-fighting drug

Research to be submitted to National Cancer Institute, presented at American Chemical Society National Meeting

March 6, 2017
Executive director of The Children’s Museum of the Brazos Valley credits Blinn for accelerated path to success

Blinn courses, faculty prepared Jabot’ Colvin for career in public service

March 3, 2017
Phi Theta Kappa honor society’s Blinn-Bryan chapter inducts 73 students

To be eligible, students must carry at least a 3.5 grade-point average

March 3, 2017
Blinn’s Health Information Technology Associate Degree Program earns national accreditation

HIT Program prepares students for technical career in health-care industry

March 2, 2017
Community leaders, colleagues of Pete Rodriguez gift $15,000 in support of Blinn College students

Blinn College Foundation, Hispanic Forum of Bryan/College Station partner to honor local leader

March 2, 2017
Star of the Republic Museum to feature heirloom genealogy exhibit

Donated artifacts include child’s buckskin suit, grand piano

March 1, 2017
Nine Blinn College students named to TMEA All-State Choir

Students performed at special at special TMEA Convention concert earlier this month

March 1, 2017
Blinn, Texas A&M-Kingsville sign engineering transfer agreement

Blinn engineering students will seamlessly transfer into Texas A&M-Kingsville’s Frank H. Dotterweich College of Engineering

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