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2014 Archives

January 2014

Blinn names assistant VP for instruction, Health Sciences dean
More than 2,000 Blinn students earn academic accolades
Blinn helped single mom discover path to higher education
Blinn launching new organization for first-generation college students
Blinn’s new-look Workforce Education offers greater student convenience
Blinn partners with Bryan ISD to advise high school seniors
Blinn names deans for two newly-restructured divisions
Blinn’s new speech and debate team making its voice heard

February 2014

Blinn College photography student earns national recognition
In full health, Blinn student embraces new outlook on life
Blinn College art instructor blurs the line between truth and fiction
Advisor to two U.S. presidents to visit Blinn - Bryan campus
Blinn’s Milton Radke retires after 17 years in workforce education
Blinn livestock judging team takes top honors in Fort Worth
Blinn’s Dr. John O. Beaver named Dean of Educational Partnerships
Blinn Board of Trustees presented with facilities planning options
Blinn dean shares experiences as part of Black History Month celebration
New Workforce Ed Director brings grant management, development skills to Blinn – Bryan
Intensive College Readiness Program makes college a reality for non-traditional students
Blinn professor recognized for her work mentoring young women
Intensive College Readiness Program makes college a reality for non-traditional students
Blinn’s Computer Information Technology Program offers students hands-on experience
Four Blinn vocalists named to all-state choir

March 2014

Blinn’s Hodde Center introduces comprehensive welding certification
Blinn students recognized at state theatre festival
Blinn College instructor to set aside his gavel
Blinn advisor, student build unique, life-saving bond
Blinn general fee adjustment will support new capital projects and facilities upgrades

April 2014

Blinn therapeutics manufacturing students get rare glimpse inside Caliber
Former Texas Supreme Court justice credits Blinn with setting the foundation for his future
Criminal justice grad talks to current students about her Constable’s Office internship experience
Blinn trustees approve purchase contract for 180,000 square-foot College Station facility
Hollandsworth recounts harrowing tale of Bernie Tiede for Blinn students

May 2014

Blinn honor society encourages students to earn their degree
Blinn honors three instructors for teaching excellence
Blinn College names its 2014 Mr. and Ms. Buccaneer
Blinn student government leaders recognized at state convention
Blinn anthropology students canvas World War II prisoner-of-war camp
Blinn College students earn spot in Texas A&M engineering showcase
Blinn College recognizes its 131st graduating class
Blinn recognizes Bryan Collegiate seniors who will continue their Blinn education
Blinn developing initiative to help students transition to college coursework
Blinn appoints dean of instructional administration
Blinn recognized among five “awesome” Texas community colleges
Blinn College names nine-year department veteran its chief of police
Seven M.C. Harris students earn their machinist certification from Blinn College
Blinn Agricultural Mechanics Show draws record number of entries

June 2014

More than 700 students participate in Blinn’s ‘If I Had a Hammer’ program
Five Blinn College faculty honored with coveted educator excellence award
New assistant deans bring almost 70 years of Blinn faculty experience
Blinn graduates provide free dental care to children in Guatemala
Blinn names new alumni relations director

July 2014

Blinn terminates purchase contract for College Station property
Blinn offers huge savings for 2014-15 academic year
Blinn tabs Griffith to oversee technical and workforce education
Blinn names three assistant deans for Division of Science, Engineering & Math
Boehnemann family and friends gift $15,000 for Blinn nursing scholarship
Lange resigns after 24 years on Blinn College Board of Trustees
Blinn encourages eligible students to apply for Perkins Grant funds

August 2014

Baylor University and Blinn College announce partnership on new ‘Baylor Bound’ transfer agreement
Blinn receives $562,500 to support T-STEM scholars
Blinn names Dr. Robert Brick interim dean for Division of Science, Engineering & Mathematics
Blinn board approves $93.9 million budget
Brenham Rotary Club gifts additional $11,500 toward Blinn College scholarship

September 2014

Blinn names director to establish a regional Texas historical association
Blinn names interim vice president for instruction for academic programs
Blinn board considers additional property options in closed session
Blinn, Bryan ISD partnership makes training more accessible to Bryan families
Blinn professor named to American Chemical Society Exams Institute board of trustees
Former CIA operative shares experiences with Blinn College students
Blinn surpasses 19,000 students, sets new enrollment record
Texas A&M Blinn TEAM Program named one of the state’s best educational initiatives
Blinn appoints retired attorney Powell to its Board of Trustees
Blinn board approves 5-year lease for additional space in Bryan
Blinn alumnus earns two associate’s degrees thanks to reverse transfer initiative
Blinn College District President Dr. Harold Nolte announces his retirement
Blinn professor recognized for longstanding commitment to education

October 2014

Election forecasters expect GOP to pick up five seats apiece in U.S. Senate, House
Blinn begins process to hire College’s 15th president
Blinn names expert in data analysis and educational leadership to new administrative position

November 2014

Blinn VP Griffith announces retirement after 30 years of service to Texas community colleges
Homecoming royalty proud to support Boys & Girls Club
Blinn recognizes donors of six new endowed scholarships
Blinn theatre earns Kennedy Center accolades for acting, stage management and lighting design
Blinn inducts 32 students into Phi Theta Kappa honor society
Blinn College alumnus finds career inspiration through student organization
Blinn awards construction contract to Dudley Construction
Texas A&M Blinn TEAM Program earns top honors

December 2014

Association of Community College Trustees to aid Blinn in presidential search
Foundation brings legendary ‘Baldknobbers’ to Brenham
Blinn to host first fall graduation ceremony at Bryan Civic Auditorium
Blinn seeks Legislature’s support for statewide efforts
Donors make two new piano scholarships available at Blinn College