2021 ARCHIVES

July

July 26, 2021
July 20, 2021
Blinn adult education courses in Bryan temporarily relocating from Palasota Drive to Post Office Street

Classes will be held at 301 Post Office Street until late August or September

July 16, 2021
Small Business Development Center assists in the launch of Country Dome Suites

Small Business Development Center assists in the launch of Country Dome Suites

July 15, 2021
Seven complete Blinn College-Schulenburg Certified Medication Aide Program

Graduates are now qualified to take the state-mandated licensure exam

July 12, 2021
July 9, 2021
Blinn College esports aim for national titles after first-year successes

Tryouts for 2021-22 teams will be held Aug. 22 through Sept. 1

July 6, 2021
Agricultural Sciences joins new Division of Arts, Kinesiology, and Agriculture

Division now includes Agricultural Sciences, Arts, Art and Visual Communication, Communication Studies, Construction Science, Health and Kinesiology, Music, and Theatre Arts programs

July 6, 2021
Britt and Errin Bullard establish annual scholarship to Blinn College

Scholarship will go to students from Bryan ISD

July 2, 2021
Blinn Veterinary Technology Program recognizes 15 graduates with virtual pinning ceremony

Graduates' first-time national board examination pass rate remains No. 1 in Texas

July 1, 2021
Blinn Health Sciences Summer Camp introduces students to health science career options

Local 7th and 8th graders used Blinn's state-of-the-art clinical simulation labs to learn about real-world emergency scenarios

June

June 30, 2021
Seven students complete Blinn College Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Certified clinical medical assistants earn $17.23 per hour and employment is climbing rapidly

June 29, 2021
Twenty-seven students complete Blinn electrical technician, HVAC technician, and plumbing programs

All three careers earn median salaries exceeding $50,000 per year

June 28, 2021
Livestock judging camps return to Blinn College-Brenham Campus

Sessions being held for junior high and high school students

June 24, 2021
Nine students graduate from Blinn College Pharmacy Technician Program

Graduates are eligible to take national certification exam

June 23, 2021
Blinn College foreign language classes open world of opportunities

Blinn offers Spanish, Czech, French and American Sign Language classes

June 22, 2021
Nine students graduate from Blinn College Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Program prepares students for in-demand roles in the healthcare field

June 21, 2021
Blinn College District celebrates 36 nursing graduates with pinning ceremony

Vocational nurses earn a median salary of $48,820 and employment is growing nationwide

June 21, 2021
Chance meeting with Blinn Veterinary Technology Program Director led to a new career path for recent graduate

'They went above and beyond what they needed to do to make sure we were the best techs that we could be,' said Brian Okosun

June 15, 2021
Blinn Board of Trustees adopts $121 million budget, authorizes Old Main Building improvements and repairs

Trustees also authorize bids for RELLIS Phase II building furniture, fixtures, and equipment

June 14, 2021
Blinn College District encourages eligible students to apply for fall semester Perkins Grant funds

Online application for textbook assistance is open through 10 a.m. Monday, June 21

June 8, 2021
Students earn valuable construction skills credentials through Blinn’s Integrated Education and Training Program

Twenty-two students recently received certificates of completion in the fundamentals of construction

June 7, 2021
Blinn students will save 43% in tuition and fees compared to students at state universities in 2021-22

Out-of-district Blinn students taking 30 credit hours will save $4,335 in tuition and fees compared to the average Texas public university

June 4, 2021
Blinn College offering architectural graphics studio course on the Brenham Campus this fall

Architectural Graphics I will be offered in Brenham for the first time

June 3, 2021
Twenty students graduate from Blinn College Pharmacy Technician Program

Graduates are eligible to take national certification exam

May

May 27, 2021
Four students graduate from Blinn College Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Classes held at A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center in Brenham

May 26, 2021
Blinn names 2,203 students to its spring 2021 chancellor's and deans' scholars lists

1,033 students earn Chancellor's Scholar honors with GPAs of at least 3.75

May 25, 2021
Registration open for Blinn Health Sciences Summer Camp at the RELLIS Campus

Camp introduces 7th and 8th graders to a variety of in-demand health science career options

May 24, 2021
Blinn Dental Hygiene Program partners with United Way of Brazos Valley to promote oral health

Students promoted the important tips through care bundles and virtual story time

May 19, 2021
May 18, 2021
Blinn-Bryan Theatre Arts Program explores the complexity and comedy of urban American life

Adaptation of Christopher Durang's 'Laughing Wild' now available on YouTube

May 14, 2021
Blinn ranked seventh in the state for health and medical administrative services education

TradeCollege.org ranks Blinn's Health Information Technology Program among the state leaders

May 13, 2021
Texas Workforce Commission awards $287,500 grant to Blinn, FUJIFILM, G-CON Manufacturing, Koppers, and Silversage

Funds provide training for 187 employees in direct response to the COVID-19 pandemic

May 12, 2021
Blinn, Tarleton partnership offers scholarships for transfer students

Blinn, Tarleton partnership offers scholarships for transfer students

May 10, 2021
Blinn invites prospective students and their families to social media Q&As

Blinn will host weekly question-and-answer sessions on Facebook and Instagram through the summer

May 7, 2021
Blinn's associate degree in economics ranked No. 10 in the nation

BestValueSchools.org lists Blinn’s as one the best based upon tuition and enrollment size

May 6, 2021
Blinn Vocational Nursing ranked No. 2 among Houston-area programs

Blinn vocational nursing graduates posted a 100% national licensure pass rate in 2020

May 6, 2021
Applications available for May minimester, summer housing at the Blinn-Brenham Campus

Students can enjoy campus life while rapidly earning credit toward their degrees

May 6, 2021
Schedule your campus tour today! Blinn is offering tours on all five campuses!

Registration is now available for May minimester, summer, and fall classes

May 3, 2021
Blinn's May minimester begins in two weeks

Students can earn full college credit in accelerated, three-week courses

April

April 27, 2021
Blinn inducts 136 Bryan Campus students to national honor society

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

April 26, 2021
Blinn College Theatre Arts Program to end 2020-21 season with 'Completely Hollywood, Abridged!'

Production will be performed before live, socially distanced audiences

April 22, 2021
Keith and Elizabeth Twiggs establish second endowed scholarship at Blinn College

Scholarship is designated for nursing students from Washington County

April 21, 2021
Blinn wins two Collegiate Advertising Awards

Blinn wins Gold and Silver Award for projects promoting its athletics and engineering programs

April 20, 2021
Blinn board approves naming of STEI building health sciences wing

Trustees also approve new AAS degree in mechatronics

April 19, 2021
Blinn College band and choir hosting end-of-semester concert series

Concerts are Blinn's first live events in more than a year

April 15, 2021
Endowed scholarship established at Blinn College in honor of Donald and Jo Strickland

Wayne Giese and Clarence Gerke gift $15,000 to the Blinn College Foundation

April 14, 2021
April 12, 2021
Blinn College District encourages eligible students to apply for Summer semester Perkins Grant funds

Online application for textbook assistance is open through 10 a.m. Monday, April 19

April 12, 2021
Website ranks Blinn's accounting, business programs among the best values in the State of Texas

BusinessDegreeCentral.com ranks Blinn the third best value among statewide accounting programs and fourth among business programs

April 8, 2021
Blinn joins 'Moving Ahead With Adult Ed' campaign to get adults back to school and work

Reskilling and upskilling helps move adults into family-sustaining jobs for economic recovery from pandemic

April 7, 2021
Nine students graduate from Blinn College Certified Nurse Aide Program

Program prepares students for in-demand roles as essential caregivers

April 5, 2021
Communications professional Tim Gregg to share personal branding tips and tools

'Build Your Brand' website launches today, followed by a Zoom companion presentation on Friday, April 9

April 1, 2021
Blinn Theatre Arts Program presents virtual performance of 'Popeye and the Gang at the Zoo'

Production featuring beloved cartoon characters will be available through free virtual tickets

April 1, 2021
Blinn Agricultural Sciences Department hosting virtual ag mechanics show for FFA students, 4-H members

Blinn Agricultural Sciences Department hosting virtual ag mechanics show for FFA students, 4-H members

March

March 31, 2021
Applications now open for Blinn College-Brenham Campus student housing

Blinn-Brenham offers a vibrant campus community with award-winning programs and rich student life

March 25, 2021
March 24, 2021
Blinn dental hygiene student awarded Long Memorial Scholarship at state meeting

Blinn students learned about the dental hygienist profession and its future at virtual conference

March 23, 2021
‘At the end of the day, good teaching is good teaching’

Dr. Joyce Langenegger and the Center for Teaching and Learning provide a wealth of resources to help Blinn professors inspire student achievement

March 22, 2021
Blinn College partners with Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) to train skilled power line workers

Partnership creates pathway for TEEX Lineman Academy graduates to earn their AAS degree at Blinn

March 11, 2021
Seven Blinn College District faculty and staff recognized with excellence awards

Seven Blinn College District faculty and staff recognized with excellence awards

March 10, 2021
Blinn launching new AAS degrees in Simulation and Game Programming and Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technician

Blinn launching new AAS degrees in Simulation and Game Programming and Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technician

March 9, 2021
Blinn Board of Trustees approves new tuition and fee rates for 2021-22

Trustees receive preliminary Spring enrollment report, establish Star of the Republic Museum Advisory Committee

February

March 8, 2021
Blinn College Performing Arts Department members to present 'Les Animaux'

Live recital to be held Thursday, March 11 via Zoom

March 4, 2021
Blinn-Brenham student government president immerses himself in campus activities

'There seems to be something for everyone,' says Devin Smith

March 3, 2021
Student Services Leadership Update

Dr. Becky McBride will serve as Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Services

February 26, 2021
Another nursing website ranks Blinn ADN Program among state leaders

RegisteredNursing.org ranks Blinn No. 7 among Texas nursing schools based upon high national certification pass rates, affordability, pathways, and partnerships

February 24, 2021
Washington County Abstract funds first endowed scholarship with Blinn College Foundation

Washington County Abstract funds first endowed scholarship with Blinn College Foundation

February 24, 2021
Blinn Board of Trustees adopts emergency resolution designed to streamline campus repairs

Freezing temperatures resulted in water damage to facilities in Brenham and Bryan

February 23, 2021
Blinn Veterinary Technology Program clinical coordinator named Licensed Veterinary Technician of the Year

Leigha Wright recognized by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association for her dedication to students and innovative teaching techniques

February 22, 2021
Blinn offers CRRSA funds for students financially impacted by COVID-19

More than $7 million are available to Blinn students through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplemental Appropriations Act

February 12, 2021
Blinn College District accepting applications for more than $400,000 in endowed scholarships

Scholarships are available to students from a wide range of backgrounds, majors, and interests

February 10, 2021
Brenham Masonic Lodge establishes third endowed scholarship at Blinn College

Graham Lodge No. 20 honors Masons who have served as administrators, educators, or board members at Blinn

February 9, 2021
19 Igloo Products Corp. employees gain valuable skills training through Blinn's Corporate Training Program

Igloo employees upgrade skills through Blinn's Corporate Training Program

February 8, 2021
Schoenvogel family adds another endowed scholarship to its legacy of support for Blinn College

Schoenvogel family adds another endowed scholarship to its legacy of support for Blinn College

February 5, 2021
Five Adult Education and Literacy students are first to complete new leadership development program at Blinn College

'Stepping into Leadership' strengthens students' critical thinking, communication, team building, and other skills

February 5, 2021
Blinn Veterinary Technology Program recognizes 12 graduates with virtual pinning ceremony

Graduates' first-time national board examination pass rate remains No. 1 in Texas

February 3, 2021
Blinn Dental Hygiene Program clinic offers appointments to the public

Blinn's Dental Hygiene Program offers discounted cleanings and screenings to the public

February 1, 2021
Blinn alumnus, aerospace scientist Michael Harrison to speak on dark matter

Blinn alumnus, aerospace scientist Michael Harrison to speak on dark matter

January

January 29, 2021
Twelve students graduate from Blinn College Certified Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Program prepares students for in-demand roles in the healthcare field

January 28, 2021
Blinn nursing students post 100% pass rate on national certification exam

Associate Degree Nursing students post 100% pass rate on national certification exam

January 27, 2021
Blinn College Pharmacy Technician Program graduates 34 students

Thirty-four students graduate from Pharmacy Technician Program

January 26, 2021
Blinn College experience inspires alumnus to a career in higher education administration

Daniel Villanueva has been named Vice President of Enrollment Management at the University of Houston-Downtown

January 25, 2021
Blinn Radiologic Technology Program accepting applications for Fall 2021 admission

Radiologic Technology Program accepting applications for Fall 2021 admission

January 21, 2021
Nathan, Darla Winkelmann establish new endowed scholarship at Blinn College

Nathan and Darla Winkelmann establish a new endowed scholarship for Blinn education majors and softball players.

January 20, 2021
Blinn trustees authorize guaranteed maximum price for new Phase II RELLIS Campus building

Board also approves purchase of equipment for the new Brenham Campus science, technology, engineering, and innovation building

January 15, 2021
Texas Higher Education Foundation awards Blinn a $30,000 grant to support students impacted by COVID-19

Current Blinn students can apply for the funds on the College website

January 13, 2021
Blinn's Spring semester begins Tuesday, Jan. 19

Students still have time to register for Spring courses

January 13, 2021
Blinn Associate Degree Nursing Program ranks among the best in the Southwest

NursingProcess.org has ranked Blinn's Associate Degree Nursing Program among the best in the Southwest United States

January 12, 2021
Blinn names 2,486 students to its Fall 2020 chancellor's and deans' scholars lists

Congratulations to the approximately 2,500 students who earned academic honors in Fall 2020!

January 7, 2021
Blinn College art instructor's work featured at Corpus Christi gallery

Jamie Speck uses everyday items to create works of art

January 6, 2021
Blinn College recognizes four truck driving program graduates

Program prepares students for immediate employment as in-demand essential workers

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