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Think Pink feature

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS ISSUE THREE PROCLAMATIONS

Proclamations and routine business made up most of today’s County Commissioner’s meeting. The Commissioners approved three proclamations.  The first designated October 23 as “Think Pink Thursday” as part of the…

School Board Central Office feature

SCHOOL BOARD CONSIDERS RENOVATIONS AND FUNDING

What school renovations need to be made and where to get the funding for them were the major topics discussed at the noon school board meeting today.   District Financial…

Katherine Wickes feature

BLINN PROFESSOR NAMED PRESIDENT OF Psi BETA

A Blinn College psychology professor has been named president of a national honor society in psychology for community colleges. Dr. Katherine Wickes, Social Sciences department head for psychology, anthropology and…

Pink hard hats for October

BLUEBONNET EMPLOYEES DON PINK HARD HATS

Since 2012, Bluebonnet has gone pink, so to speak, during the month of October to raise awareness for National Breast Cancer Awareness month. The co-op uses pink lights to illuminate…

Essie Childers feature

BLINN PROFESSOR ESSIE CHILDERS HONORED

Blinn College Humanities Professor Essie Childers was recently honored with the College Reading and Learning Association’s (CRLA) Distinguished Teaching Award for her lifelong commitment to education. An educator for 28…

TEEA feature

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS APPROVE THREE PROCLAMATIONS

Washington County Commissioners approved three proclamations at their meeting this morning.  Commissioners designated next week as Texas Extension Education Week in Washington County.  Local TEEA volunteers accepted the proclamation and…

Blinn Board feature

BLINN BOARD ACCEPTS PRESIDENT NOLTE’S RETIREMENT

The Blinn College Board of Trustees meet in a brief but tense special meeting Monday afternoon. Blinn President Harold Nolte read a brief statement announcing his retirement effective January 31st….

County Commissioners back feature

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MEETING AGENDA

Washington County Commissioners will likely approve three proclamations at their regular meeting Tuesday morning. The first proclamation will declare next week as Texas Extension Education Association Week in Washington County….

Dr. Harold Nolte and Board President Douglas Borchardt listen to comments at Monday night's meeting

BLINN BOARD CHAIR RELEASES STATMENT ON TRANSITION

Sunday afternoon. Douglas Borchardt, Chair of the Blinn Board of Trustees, released this statement on President Dr. Harold Nolte’s retirement: On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I would like…

Harold Nolte feature

BLINN PRESIDENT HAROLD NOLTE ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Dr. Harold Nolte, Blinn College district president, announced his retirement today effective January 31, 2015. “I am very proud of what has been accomplished at Blinn and treasure my time…

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