2019 ARCHIVES

December

December 17, 2019
Fall 2019 Blinn graduate discovers second career through the Health Information Technology Program

Program prepares graduates for in-demand careers in the healthcare industry

December 16, 2019
December 13, 2019
Blinn partners with local child development program to host ninth annual children's Christmas party

Blinn students and faculty spread holiday cheer to Brazos Valley children and families in the Early Childhood Intervention Program

December 12, 2019
Blinn SBDC to offer basic QuickBooks desktop accounting course on Wednesday, Jan. 15

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

December 12, 2019
Blinn recognizes 541 graduates during Fall commencement ceremony

Registration currently available for Blinn's Winter Minimester and Spring semester

December 11, 2019
Music major Martinez finds family atmosphere at Blinn

Sixth grade bell kit proves to be good investment

December 11, 2019
Blinn-Schulenburg Campus announces Spring technical and community education classes

Offerings include pharmacy technician, Microsoft programs, painting, and conversational Czech

December 9, 2019
Blinn students aim for the stars in partnership with Texas A&M University's Physics and Astronomy Department

PHYS 2289: Academic Cooperative provides a unique research opportunity for undergraduates with a passion for astronomy

December 9, 2019
Blinn recognizes 37 Associate Degree Nursing graduates with pinning ceremony

Blinn ADN graduates rank among state leaders on national licensure exam

December 6, 2019
Independent website ranks Blinn among the best Texas nursing programs

NursingProcess.org rankings were developed based upon academic quality, NCLEX pass rate, affordability, and reputation

December 5, 2019
Accelerated program puts Blinn students on the path to earning their Associate of Science in Business degree in one year

Program graduates can seamlessly transition to Texas A&M University System bachelor's degree programs at the RELLIS

December 4, 2019
'Preserving Your Family Story' class teaches students to delve into family histories

Leisure Learning class at Blinn-Schulenburg Campus looks to empower students

November

November 26, 2019
Blinn Emergency Medical Technician Program to host information sessions Monday, Dec. 2

Program prepares students for rewarding careers serving their communities and saving lives

November 25, 2019
Business management courses added at the Blinn-Brenham Campus

Principles of Management, Advanced Communications classes will begin Jan. 21

November 25, 2019
Flatonia student starts college career right down the road

Gonzalez taking core classes at Blinn's campus in Schulenburg

November 25, 2019
Blinn-Bryan Theatre Troupe embraces the holiday season with magical retelling of the Nativity

'The Second Shepherd's Play' runs on campus Dec. 4-5 and at downtown Bryan's St. Andrew's Episcopal Church Dec. 6

November 22, 2019
Blinn social work course applies seamlessly toward new RELLIS Campus degree pathway

Course applies toward Tarleton State University's Bachelor of Social Work degree coming in Fall 2020

November 21, 2019
Blinn agricultural sciences student selected for prestigious ag program

Jameson hopes to promote Agriculture Future of America on campus

November 20, 2019
Blinn board takes next step toward a second building at the RELLIS Campus, honors trustees Horton and Jennings

Board authorizes request for qualifications for designs of a Phase II building at RELLIS

November 20, 2019
Blinn celebrates career milestones for 133 employees

Brenham Campus Librarian Robin Chaney and Math Professor Daniel England each celebrate 35 years with Blinn

November 19, 2019
November 18, 2019
Blinn students gain invaluable experience during Texas 10th Court of Appeals visit

2019 marks the eighth consecutive year the court has held session at the Bryan Campus

November 18, 2019
Aerospace scientist, alumnus Michael Harrison to speak at Blinn

Nov. 25 presentation will be 'Day in the Life of a Rocket Scientist'

November 18, 2019
Blinn Veterinary Technology Program to host information session on Saturday, Nov. 23

Students receive hands-on training in wide-ranging field through partnership with Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences

November 18, 2019
Blinn-Brenham Theatre Arts Program to stage 'The Adventures of Robin Hood'

Blinn-Brenham Theatre Arts Program to stage 'The Adventures of Robin Hood'

November 15, 2019
Blinn-Schulenburg's Garlick wins national dissertation award

Garlick's dissertation shares findings that an integrated reading/writing approach can help students transition into credit coursework more quickly

November 15, 2019
America's favorite cowboys to celebrate 'Christmas the Cowboy Way' at the O'Donnell Center

Riders In The Sky bring Christmas carols, western classics, and original comedic songs to Blinn on Sunday, Dec. 8

November 14, 2019
Blinn inducts 153 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

November 13, 2019
Blinn's wind symphony, choirs to celebrate 'Sounds of the Season' on Dec. 7

Holiday performance to be held at Festival Hill Institute in Round Top

November 12, 2019
Blinn Engineering Program robot battle combines technology, collaboration, and strategy

Demonstration highlights engineering students' creativity and Blinn's state-of-the-art resources

November 11, 2019
Czech Ex-Students Association of Texas gifts $2,800 to support Blinn College Czech language students

Blinn is one of only two higher education institutions in the state to offer college credit for Czech language courses

November 8, 2019
Blinn agricultural sciences student selected as Cotton Industry Advancement Scholarship recipient

Jonathan Ryan Crowl is a member of Blinn's livestock judging team

November 8, 2019
STANDING THE WATCH

Former Navy Aviator Chris Marrs leads Blinn's success at the RELLIS Campus

November 7, 2019
Blinn hosting celebratory luncheon and letter writing campaign to commemorate Veterans Day

Honoring Our Bravest series recognizes Blinn student, faculty, and staff veterans and active duty service members

November 7, 2019
Texas 10th Court of Appeals to hear three cases at Blinn-Bryan Campus

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

November 4, 2019
Blinn professor to open art studio in downtown Brenham

Doug Peck Studio, set to open in early 2020, will feature decorative and functional pottery

November 4, 2019
November 1, 2019
StudentLoanHero.com ranks Blinn No. 1 transfer institution among Texas community colleges

Blinn’s academic excellence, articulation agreements, and innovative partnerships make it a state-wide leader

October

October 30, 2019
Blinn to host public speaking contest at the Bryan Campus

Fifth annual competition spotlights the importance of persuasive and informative rhetoric

October 29, 2019
Perfect licensure pass rate makes Blinn Physical Therapist Assistant Program the choice for students state-wide

Blinn PTA graduates have a 100% licensure pass rate dating back to 2013

October 28, 2019
Simulated scenarios test the skills of Blinn nursing, EMS, and radiologic technology students

Two-day simulation exercise trains students in real-world emergency scenarios

October 28, 2019
Perkins Grant could cover Spring semester textbook costs for eligible Blinn students

Online application for textbook assistance is open through 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 4

October 28, 2019
The top five reasons to take online classes

Considering online classes but aren’t sure if they are for you? Thousands of Blinn College students each year choose online courses for a wide variety of reasons. Here are our top five reasons to take online classes:

October 25, 2019
Blinn's Hodde Center offers November courses in industrial safety, forklift operations, first aid, and phlebotomy

Leadership Skills for Supervisors will be offered Nov. 6 and 11 from 7-9 p.m.

October 25, 2019
Blinn-Bryan Theatre Arts to host special encore performances of 'Toil and Trouble'

Performances will take place Nov. 7-8 in the Bryan Campus Student Center

October 24, 2019
Blinn Veterinary Technology Program ranks No. 1 in the State of Texas

Graduates' first-time national board examination pass rate is No. 1 in the state

October 24, 2019
Area students test welding skills at Hodde Center competition

Washington County Weld-Off held Wednesday

October 23, 2019
Registration for Blinn's Winter Minimester, Spring semester opens today

Blinn students save 42% in tuition and fees compared to the average state university

October 21, 2019
Blinn Surgical Technology Program accepting applications for Spring 2020

Innovative program prepares students for high-demand jobs as integral members of surgical teams

October 21, 2019
Top 5 Reasons to Register For Winter Minimester

Intrigued by the Blinn College District’s Winter Minimester beginning Monday, Dec. 16? Here are the top five reasons students just like you enroll in the winter session:

October 18, 2019
Blinn-Schulenburg Lunch and Learn event to discuss training opportunities

Blinn officials will be on hand to answer questions about applying for Texas Workforce Commission grants

October 18, 2019
Blinn-Bryan student art club show to benefit Aggieland Humane Society

Art 4 Paws will host exhibit at Square One in downtown Bryan Oct. 29-Nov. 1

October 17, 2019
Blinn College, Brenham ISD to host Washington County Weld-Off on Wednesday, Oct. 23

More than 200 high school students anticipated for welding competition at the A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center

October 17, 2019
Blinn’s Distinguished Lecture Series welcomes University of Texas historian to discuss his forthcoming book on Japanese World War II propaganda photos

Professor and author Michael B. Stoff will present ‘Fat Man, Nagasaki, and the End of the World’s First Nuclear War’ Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Blinn-Bryan Campus

October 17, 2019
Billy McGuigan's 'Rave On!' kicks off Blinn's 2019-20 Performing Arts Series season

One year after channeling the Beatles, McGuigan is back with a one-of-a-kind Buddy Holly experience

October 17, 2019
Blinn nursing, EMS, and radiologic technology students to participate in two-day simulation exercise

Students will gain hands-on experience while emphasizing communication and collaboration

October 16, 2019
Blinn Board of Trustees approves resolution honoring Richard and Barbara Powell

Board authorizes next steps for district-wide master plan and new Brenham Campus student housing

October 14, 2019
U.S. Air Force veteran finds smooth transition to college life at RELLIS

Kevin Jackson enjoys smaller class sizes, personalized instruction as he pursues his business, finance degrees

October 14, 2019
Blinn livestock judging team named reserve champion at State Fair of Texas

Julia Isbell leads freshman division with first-place individual finish

October 11, 2019
Blinn College-Brenham Theatre Arts opens new season with 'The Addams Family'

The classic tale with a musical twist comes to the O’Donnell Center Oct. 17-20

October 9, 2019
Blinn choirs to present ‘Fall into Music’ concert on Tuesday, Oct. 15

7 p.m. concert at Saint Mary’s Catholic Church is free and open to the public

October 9, 2019
Blinn-Bryan Campus to host seminar with Texas A&M University Bonfire collapse survivor and documentary filmmaker

John Comstock and Charlie Minn discuss their upcoming film "The 13th Man," Thursday, Oct. 17

October 9, 2019
Brazos Valley high school students explore opportunity at the RELLIS Campus

More than 300 high school students toured the campus as a part of last week's RELLIS Days event

October 8, 2019
Blinn vocational nursing programs invite prospective students to face-to-face and online information sessions

Programs prepare graduates for high-demand careers in the healthcare industry

October 8, 2019
New era dawning for Blinn's Agricultural Sciences Program

6,000-square-foot facility will include a livestock demonstration room, tack room, farrowing house, livestock pens, and a livestock chute

October 4, 2019
Blinn Board of Trustees considers proposals for development of a district-wide master plan and two new facilities

Board and College officials discuss proposals for a second academic building at RELLIS and a new residence hall in Brenham

October 3, 2019
Blinn offering special registration and support services forum for veterans and dependents on Friday, Oct. 11

Event features representatives from Texas A&M University, The Texas A&M University System, and the RELLIS Academic Alliance

October 2, 2019
Blinn-Bryan Theatre Troupe brings hijinks and humor to modern adaptation of Macbeth

Lauren Gunderson's ‘Toil and Trouble' runs Oct. 16-17

October 1, 2019
Blinn's Site Survey Layout Technician Program begins Oct. 23 at the RELLIS Campus

Surveying Technicians earn a median salary of $44,380 per year

October 1, 2019
Blinn's Hodde Center offers specialty welding, industrial safety, and forklift operation courses in October

Students can earn their Forklift Operation Certificate through Blinn's one-day course

September

September 30, 2019
Texas' past becomes present during the Star of the Republic’s annual Night at the Museum

Event features sundown wagon rides, tavern tales, and a journey through early Texas farm life

September 24, 2019
RELLIS Campus to host RELLIS Festival and Open House

Just three-and-a-half years after its initial announcement, the RELLIS Campus has sprung to life with the construction of state-of-the-art buildings, announcements of innovative partnerships and the opening of the RELLIS Academic Alliance Complex.

September 22, 2019
Blinn crowns 2019 Homecoming king and queen

Keegan Jones and Maddie Eddings named royalty during halftime of Blinn’s Homecoming game

September 20, 2019
Blinn Alumni and Friends Association celebrates four distinguished leaders at Hall of Honor luncheon

Jeane Block Spencer, Randy French, Dr. Charles Heller, and Diane Pieper each are inducted into the 2019 Hall of Honor class

September 20, 2019
Blinn student pursues lifelong passion through the Surgical Technology Program

National Surgical Technologists Week celebrates the unsung advocates of the operating room

September 18, 2019
Blinn-Bryan Theatre Arts Program puts science and satire center stage during 2019-20 season

Blinn performances facilitate innovative engagement between students and local community

September 18, 2019
Blinn College-Brenham bringing heroes and villains to the O’Donnell Center stage

The Theatre Arts Program presents four productions in 2019-20

September 18, 2019
Blinn College District announces 2019 Homecoming Court

Blinn’s Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned during the halftime of the Sept. 21 football game

September 17, 2019
Blinn College District Board of Trustees approves 2019 tax rate

Board sets tax rate at $0.0560 per $100 of property value

September 16, 2019
Blinn College-Bryan Campus to host Constitution Day lecture and voter registration drive

Executive Editor and Co-founder of the Texas Tribune Ross Ramsey will highlight the complexities surrounding the Constitution’s interpretation

September 16, 2019
After 15 years, distinguished war veteran returns to his roots to complete Blinn degree

Blinn Dual Credit Program helps ignite U.S. Air Force reservist's academic success

September 12, 2019
Blinn-Schulenburg offers Preserving Your Family Story course this Fall

The course helps family historians gather and preserve cherished memories

September 10, 2019
Blinn College District awarded participation in Texas Success Center’s $11 million Texas Pathways Grant

Blinn selected as a Cadre 1 college in the Texas Pathways strategy in recognition of its commitment to advancing student pathway practices

September 9, 2019
The Blinn College District names its 2019 Teaching Excellence Award winners

Jennifer Patrick, Nilsa Pérez-Cabrera, Brenda Walker, and Audrey Wick are recognized for their innovative approaches to student success

September 7, 2019
Blinn College District student Paige Moyle named 2019 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar

Moyle is one of 207 Phi Theta Kappa members recognized across the nation with a $1,000 scholarship

September 6, 2019
Blinn students can still earn Fall credit through 12- and 8-week courses

Fall 12-week courses begin Sept. 18 and the second 8-week session begins Oct. 16

August

August 22, 2019
Notice of Public Hearing on Tax Increase

Blinn College, Junior College District of Washington County will hold two public hearings on a proposal to increase total tax revenues from properties on the tax roll in the preceding tax year by 5.2 percent (percentage by which proposed tax rate exceeds lower of rollback tax rate or effective tax rate calculated under Tax Code, Chapter 26).

August 22, 2019
Sophomore Chyenne Michael to serve as 2019-20 Blinn-Bryan Student Government Association president

Glitter, enthusiasm, and dedication define Chyenne Michael’s service to the Blinn community

August 21, 2019
Blinn College Child Development Program Coordinator recognized for her dedication to developing future educators

Amy Jones earns John E. Trott, Jr. Award in Student Recruiting from Texas A&M University’s College of Education and Human Development

August 20, 2019
Blinn schedules public hearings regarding 2019 tax rate

Hearings will take place on Tuesday, Sept. 3, and Thursday, Sept. 12

August 19, 2019
August 19, 2019
Blinn offers extended registration hours Saturday in Brenham and Bryan

Both sites will offer enrollment services, academic advising, financial aid, and admissions assistance

August 19, 2019
Blinn Alumni and Friends Association names four to its 2019 Hall of Honor class

Jeane Block Spencer, Randy French, Charles Heller, and Diane Pieper will be recognized at special luncheon on Sept. 20

August 15, 2019
Blinn-Bryan's Fall 2019 welding courses begin Aug. 26

Program prepares students for employment with high-demand skills utilized across multiple industries

August 15, 2019
Blinn College District celebrates inaugural online/blended Vocational Nursing Program graduates at pinning ceremony

Innovative program prepares graduates for fulfilling careers dedicated to patient care

August 8, 2019
Blinn-Schulenburg Certified Medication Aide course begins Tuesday, Aug. 27

Course includes training in the preparation and administration of medications

August 7, 2019
Blinn SBDC to offer basic QuickBooks course on August 20

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

August 7, 2019
August 6, 2019
Blinn Paramedic Program recognizes 19 graduates with pinning ceremony

Real-world scenarios prepare students to serve the community and save lives

August 6, 2019
Blinn College District Surgical Technology Program hosts its inaugural pinning ceremony

Program trains graduates for a high-demand field in the healthcare industry

July

July 30, 2019
Blinn, TEEX partner to offer college credit for TEEX Forensic Science Academy students

Students who co-enroll bolsters their employability and become eligible for additional financial aid opportunities

July 29, 2019
Students gain hands-on skills using state-of-the-art surveying equipment donated by AllTerra Central

Students gain hands-on skills using state-of-the-art surveying equipment donated by AllTerra Central

July 24, 2019
The first 20,000 students to register will be entered into scholarship drawing

The first 20,000 students to register will be entered into scholarship drawing

July 16, 2019
Convenient, affordable online courses continue to drive Blinn’s summer enrollment growth

Convenient, affordable online courses continue to drive Blinn’s summer enrollment growth

July 10, 2019
Paralegal students host Brazos Valley Paralegal Forum

Panel discussion was attended by more than 100 students and welcomed home two alumni as featured participants

July 3, 2019
Blinn’s Dental Hygiene Program announces 2019-20 information session dates

Program equips students to brighten smiles in high-demand careers as dental hygienists

July 1, 2019
Blinn launching new college credit Czech language courses this Fall

Classes help future generations connect with the culture’s rich history and heritage

June

June 28, 2019
Six Blinn College District faculty and staff recognized with excellence awards

Recipients honored at NISOD’s International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence in Austin

June 27, 2019
Blinn SBDC to host advanced QuickBooks workshop at the Hodde Center

The one-day workshop teaches business owners to get the most from their accounting software

June 24, 2019
Prenzler family donates $15,000 to establish Blinn College endowed scholarship

Glenwood and Shirley Prenzler establish scholarship for Burton students

June 18, 2019
Blinn board approves budget, authorizes purchase of the Technical Education Annex at the Hodde Center

Board authorizes contracts for projects on the Brenham and Bryan campuses

June 14, 2019
Blinn Vocational Nursing Program pins 27 nursing graduates

Program equips graduates with skills needed to embark on fulfilling careers as healthcare professionals

June 13, 2019
Blinn, Sam Houston State launch nursing partnership

Co-enrollment program places students on the fast track toward Bachelor of Science in Nursing degrees

June 13, 2019
Blinn-Brenham Vocational Nursing Program pins 21 nursing graduates

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

June 12, 2019
Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn-Brenham accepting applications

Students can apply for the Fall semester through June 30

June 11, 2019
Blinn names Vavra new Dean of Visual/Performing Arts and Kinesiology

As an assistant and interim dean, Vavra has overseen the Performing Arts Series and promoted the division through community outreach events

June 10, 2019
Eight Blinn College District students graduate from the Basic Peace Officer Academy

Graduates recognized during a ceremony at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum

May

May 31, 2019
Four Blinn College District students elected to state-wide student government positions

Brenham, Bryan, and Schulenburg Campus students elected to Texas Junior College SGA leadership roles

May 31, 2019
Blinn’s Hodde Center offers June courses in welding, machining, phlebotomy, and pharmacy tech

Course registration is available at 2910 South Blue Bell Road

May 29, 2019
Blinn Associate Degree Nursing Program again cited as one of the state’s best

RNCareers.org recognizes the program’s exceptional hands-on learning opportunities and success rate

May 28, 2019
1,901 Blinn College District students earn academic honors

Blinn names 808 students to its prestigious Chancellor’s Scholar’s List

May 28, 2019
Blinn’s five-week Site Survey Layout Technician Program begins June 17

Program graduates are on the fast track to becoming Site Survey Layout Technicians

May 23, 2019
Blinn College District professor donates kidney to longtime friend

Parallel Studies Professor Mary Lovelidge gives life-changing gift

May 23, 2019
Blinn SBDC offers free taxpayer business seminar

State enforcement officer will explain records requirements and taxpayer responsibilities

May 22, 2019
Blinn, Texas A&M University System break ground on RELLIS Agriculture and Workforce Education Center

Blinn and Texas A&M University System officials broke ground Wednesday on the Agriculture and Workforce Education located on the 2,000-acre RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas

May 21, 2019
Blinn celebrates the legacies of Kenjura and Sommer, welcomes Kolkhorst and Crowson to the Board of Trustees

Board approves lease agreement for veterinary technology space at Texas A&M

May 15, 2019
Blinn board canvasses election results, issues certificates of election

Moser, Kolkhorst, and Crowson each won election to at-large board positions

May 8, 2019
Blinn’s Spring 2019 commencement ceremony to recognize 756 graduates

Students Isaiah Edwards and Mindi Maly will speak on behalf of their classmates at graduation

May 7, 2019
Blinn College District recognizes 14 dental hygiene graduates with pinning ceremony

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

May 7, 2019
Blinn Radiologic Technology Program honors 16 Spring 2019 graduates

Graduates are eligible to apply for state licensure and begin high-demand careers as radiologic technicians

May 7, 2019
Blinn recognizes 50 Associate Degree Nursing graduates with pinning ceremony

Blinn ADN graduates rank among state leaders on the national licensure exam

May 6, 2019
Blinn College-Schulenburg celebrates exceptional writing with its Emerging Writers Contest

Six students receive honors in academic writing, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry categories

May 6, 2019
Blinn ranks among the best associate degree nursing programs in Texas

Blinn ADN graduates posted a 96.39 percent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Exam in 2018

May 6, 2019
Blinn College-Brenham students volunteer at Brenham State Supported Living Center

Thirteen Blinn communication students give back by reading to residents

May 2, 2019
Blinn College District students can save more than $4,000 in tuition and fees compared to students at state universities in 2019-20

Out-of-district Blinn students taking 30 credit hours will save 42% in tuition and fees compared to the average Texas public university

May 1, 2019
Blinn’s fourth annual art exhibit to raise funds for student scholarships

Fundraising event will feature printed digital art, ceramics, paintings, drawings, and handcrafted dog houses available for purchase

April

April 30, 2019
April 26, 2019
Blinn College Alumni and Friends Association to host an informational meeting for its December 2020 cruise through Germany and Austria

Informational meeting will be held Thursday, May 16, at the Brenham Campus Kruse Center

April 26, 2019
Blinn SBDC, U.S. Small Business Administration offer free disaster recovery and preparedness workshop

Two-hour workshop offers tips, tools, and resources to help businesses and communities rebound quickly

April 25, 2019
Free Blinn SBDC seminar to offer tips for identity protection

Lauren Galley, Regional Director for the Better Business Bureau, will offer tips to avoid common scams

April 25, 2019
Blinn College bands to finish semester with Spring concert series

Four musical performances are free and open to the public at the O’Donnell Center

April 24, 2019
Blinn Paralegal Program and Legal Assistant Student Organization to host the Brazos Valley Paralegal Forum on Thursday, April 25

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April 24, 2019
Blinn professor recognized for outstanding contributions to teaching

The Southern States Communication Association awards Speech Professor Dr. Laurie Metcalf its prestigious Suzanne Osborn Award

April 18, 2019
Blinn College District Agricultural Sciences Program to host its 18th annual Ag Mechanics Show on Wednesday, April 24

Students from approximately 80 high schools will showcase their agricultural mechanics projects at the W.J. ‘Bill’ Rankin Agricultural Complex

April 18, 2019
Krizan family donates $15,000 to Blinn for endowed scholarship

Dr. A.C. ‘Buddy’ and Judy Krizan establish scholarship for Blinn students with physical disabilities

April 18, 2019
Mother establishes the Hayley McHam Memorial Endowed Scholarship at Blinn College in honor of her late daughter

The $15,000 donation will create scholarships for students who have overcome significant challenges

April 17, 2019
Blinn Board of Trustees authorizes $30 million bond issuance to fund development of new science, technology, engineering, and innovation building

Facility will provide upgraded and expanded laboratory space for students in high-demand fields

April 17, 2019
Blinn Dental Hygiene Program surpasses $200,000 in free dental services for local children

Seventy-six children received free dental care during the 11th annual Give Kids a Smile

April 15, 2019
Blinn announces star-studded lineup for its 2019-2020 Performing Arts Series

This season’s shows include ‘Rave On! The Buddy Holly Experience,’ ‘Christmas the Cowboy Way,’ ‘Finding Neverland,’ and ‘The Young Irelanders’

April 11, 2019
Blinn College District opens registration for its May Minimester, Summer, and Fall semesters

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

April 10, 2019
2019 Clay Shootout marks the largest fundraising event in Blinn College history with $120,000 raised in support of students

Stylecraft Builders, Blue Bell, MDX Safety Consulting, Brenham National Bank, and Bank of Brenham led the sponsorship effort for the volunteer-led fundraiser

April 9, 2019
Blinn’s fifth annual Boots and Blue Jeans Fundraiser raises $12,000 for Sealy Campus students

Proceeds benefit academic scholarships and new educational programs

April 8, 2019
Blinn-Bryan to host National Weather Service FloodAware seminar

Seminar covers flood basics, risks, safety, and available resources

April 5, 2019
Blinn’s Dental Hygiene Program providing free dental exams and cleanings at annual Give Kids a Smile event

Blinn students partner with dental professionals to provide free exams, x-rays, cleanings, sealants, and education for children in kindergarten through fifth grade

April 5, 2019
Blinn-Schulenburg students assist in construction of replica Vietnam Wall

The American Veterans Traveling Tribute wall will be displayed through Sunday, April 7, at the Schulenburg Sports Complex

April 4, 2019
Texas Workforce Commission awards Blinn almost $1 million in grant funds to provide training for Tempur Sealy and Igloo

Skills Development Fund grant will provide safety and skills training for 511 employees, including 87 new jobs

April 3, 2019
Blinn introduces new tool to help students develop the perfect course schedule

The new ‘Build My Schedule’ tool allows students to conveniently select the best schedule for their busy lifestyles

April 2, 2019
Blinn College District encourages eligible students to apply for Summer semester Perkins Grant funds

Online application for textbook assistance is open through 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 9

April 1, 2019
Blinn-Bryan Theatre concludes the 2018-19 season with coming-of-age drama ‘I and You’

‘There is a surprising twist to the story that makes the ending unforgettable,’ says theatre student Elisha Lovett

April 1, 2019
Blinn-Brenham theatre concludes 2018-19 season with 10-Minute Play Festival

Theatre majors will direct and perform original plays written by local high school students

March

March 28, 2019
Learn.org ranks Blinn among the nation’s best community colleges

Website recognizes Blinn’s state-leading transfer rate and variety of student services

March 22, 2019
Independence Coffee Company wins state-wide honor with the support of the Blinn SBDC

‘Independence Coffee’s commitment to excellence and history of giving back makes it the type of business all communities strive to have,’ Blinn SBDC Director Matthew Wehring says

March 22, 2019
Local companies support the Blinn College District Clay Shootout

Stylecraft Builders is underwriting this year’s fundraiser with support from Blue Bell, Brenham National Bank, and MDX Safety

March 20, 2019
Blinn board approves 2019-2020 tuition rates and a new Trades and Applied Technology degree

Current Blinn students save 42 percent in tuition and fees compared to the average state university

March 19, 2019
Blinn-Schulenburg welcomes nationally recognized filmmaker Dr. Paul Stekler

Stekler will discuss the representation of politics on film on Tuesday, March 26

March 8, 2019
Lunch and learn event teaches businesses, organizations to better protect their information

Presentation will help executives and business owners understand the risks involved and how to mitigate them

March 7, 2019
International student charmed by the Blinn-Brenham Campus

‘I knew this was the place I wanted to be,’ says Nova Scotia native Danielle Decoste

March 6, 2019
Blinn’s academic transfer rate ranks No. 1 among Texas community colleges

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board data shows that Blinn’s transfer rate almost doubles the state-wide average

March 5, 2019
Blinn-Brenham theatre students earn awards at state play festival

Blinn theatre students earn recognition for production of ‘Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?’

March 1, 2019

February

February 28, 2019
Blinn brings Broadway stars to the O’Donnell Center with The Doo Wop Project

The Blinn College District will conclude its 2018-19 Performing Arts Series with an old-school sound for a new generation.

February 27, 2019
Blinn to host fifth annual ‘Boots and Blue Jeans’ fundraiser on Saturday, March 30

Annual fundraising event supports student scholarships and new educational programs

February 27, 2019
Blinn-Schulenburg invites star gazers to Schaefer Observatory for spring star parties

Visitors will receive guided tour of the constellations at the Blinn-Schulenburg campus

February 26, 2019
Blinn SBDC to offer basic QuickBooks course on March 26

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

February 25, 2019
Blinn alumna turns passion into a rewarding career through the Veterinary Technology Program

Mindy Borst earns Director's Excellence Award at Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory

February 22, 2019
Blinn Alumni and Friends, Lettermen Association to host 2019 Clay Shootout on April 5

Stylecraft Builders is underwriting this year’s event with a $15,000 sponsorship

February 22, 2019
Blinn-Schulenburg offers social media marketing tips for small businesses

Introductory course helps small business owners reach new customers and engage existing ones

February 21, 2019
Report: SBDC helped local business owners create 20 new businesses and 137 new jobs in 2018

The SBDC provides free and confidential advising for small businesses

February 20, 2019
Blinn nursing graduates post healthy 100 percent pass rate on national licensure exam

Hands-on simulations and committed faculty help Blinn nursing students provide compassionate, knowledgeable care

February 18, 2019
Blinn enrolls 16,979 students for the Spring 2019 semester

Brenham Campus enrollment increases 13.6 percent over last year

February 15, 2019
Tyler native enjoys success during inaugural semester at the RELLIS Campus

James Loya is pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

February 13, 2019
Blinn Alumni and Friends Association invites the community to explore New England this fall

Informational meeting will be held Thursday, Feb. 21, on the Blinn-Brenham Campus

February 13, 2019
Blinn College-Bryan history presentation spotlights World War I’s ‘Lost Battalion’

Author and historian Edward G. Lengel will discuss his new book, ‘Never in Finer Company: The Men of the Great War’s Lost Battalion’

February 11, 2019
Blinn’s Star of the Republic Museum announces history fair winners

Approximately 160 students participate in the 2019 Brazos Valley Regional History Fair

February 8, 2019
Love and comedy share the stage as Blinn brings The Second City’s ‘It’s Not You, It’s Me’ to the O’Donnell Center

Valentine’s Day-themed comedy show replaces the previously announced ‘Made in America’

February 8, 2019
Blinn Foundation unveils new Benjamin Knox painting of Old Main in honor of Blinn’s 135-year tradition of excellence

Painting will hang in the Brenham Campus Student Center’s Janis Sneed Banquet Room

February 8, 2019
Blinn College District, Blinn Foundation thank donors of 10 endowed scholarships

Scholarship donors and recipients are honored during special luncheon

February 7, 2019
Blinn College Alumni and Friends Association to host third annual Eat, Drink, and Join event

The community is encouraged to attend to meet and greet with Alumni and Friends

February 4, 2019
Brazos Valley Regional History Fair brings ‘triumph and tragedy’ to the Star of the Republic Museum and Washington-on-the-Brazos

Approximately 160 junior high and high school students will display their historical knowledge

February 4, 2019
February 1, 2019
Blinn College District accepting applications for approximately $270,000 in endowed scholarships

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

February 1, 2019
Blinn students visit state Capitol as part of Texas Community College Day

Students speak with state lawmakers regarding the value of community colleges

January

January 28, 2019
Registration available for Blinn’s 18th annual Ag Mechanics Project Show

Show features projects developed and designed by students in high school FFA chapters and county 4-H clubs

January 22, 2019
Blinn to host second annual Flute Fest on Saturday, Jan. 26

The event features Dr. Shauna Thompson and is open to flutists of all ages and abilities

January 22, 2019
Blinn Alumni and Friends Association invites community to explore the colors of New England

Special informational meeting will take place at 5:30 p.m. Thursday

January 18, 2019
Blinn-Brenham Theatre Director’s play featured in New York

‘The Prisoners of Driscoll Street’ is premiering in Brooklyn

January 18, 2019
Blinn launches Bryan Campus Speaking Center

Students of all disciplines are invited to conquer their fear of public speaking

January 17, 2019
California native elevates career with Blinn's Certified Medication Aide Program

'The opportunity presented itself at the right time in my life,' Joe Vasapolli says

January 16, 2019
Blinn trustees take first steps toward new science, technology, and innovation building on the Brenham Campus

Blinn also will seek bids for Bryan Campus renovation and repair project

January 16, 2019
Blinn trustees Kenjura, Sommer announce that they will not run for re-election

Kenjura and Sommer combined for a half century of service

January 14, 2019
Seventy-five Washington County students earn academic honors at Blinn

Blinn names 35 area students to its prestigious Chancellor’s Scholars List

January 14, 2019
More than 300 Brazos County students earn academic honors at Blinn

Blinn names 154 area students to its prestigious Chancellor’s Scholars List

January 14, 2019
Forty-seven Fayette County students earn academic honors at Blinn

Blinn names 16 area students to its prestigious Chancellor’s Scholars List

January 14, 2019
Forty Austin County students earn academic honors at Blinn

Blinn names 23 area students to its prestigious Chancellor’s Scholars List

January 9, 2019
Blinn offers extended registration hours Saturday in Brenham and Bryan

Students can speak to enrollment specialists and academic advisors between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

January 8, 2019
Blinn names Dr. Marcelo Bussiki its Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Bussiki previously served as Blinn’s Dean of Visual/Performing Arts and Kinesiology

January 8, 2019
Blinn SBDC to host advanced QuickBooks workshop at the Hodde Center

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

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