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DMC “Community 2 College Connection” Career Expo giving prospective students and community opportunity to explore diverse educational opportunities and job possibilities, meet area employers on Feb. 2





17:08 PM


Event scheduled 5 to 8 p.m. at Borchard Fairgrounds in Robstown; DMC services reps, program faculty with multiple disciplines and variety of employers to be on-hand to assist, answer questions and share job prospects

Article by Melinda Eddleman

Connection’ is the key to Del Mar College bringing this event to Robstown and the surrounding communities that we serve. We are highlighting a wide range of programs and their accessibility to everyone living in the Coastal Bend, showcasing the success our graduates have achieved working for area employers and even bringing many of those employers to one spot for anyone seeking their next job.

Gracie Martinez, Dean of Student Outreach and Enrollment Services


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During the “Community 2 College Connection” Career Expo, participants can meet with staff from DMC Student Services (Admissions, Financial Aid and Registrar’s Office), Career Development, Early College/Dual Credit, Student Engagement and Retention Services, TRIO Educational Opportunity Center, Veterans Services and other service-based areas of the College. Staff can assist individuals with completing various applications on-the-spot, including admissions, financial aid scholarships. And, participants can even complete a career assessment.

The College offers a wide range of certificate and associate degree programs covering many disciplines within eight pathways: 1) Architecture, Aviation and Automotive, 2) Business Administration and Entrepreneurship, 3) Communication, Fine Arts & Social Sciences, 4) Health Sciences, 5) Industrial Technology, 6) Kinesiology & Education, 7) Public Service and 8) STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics). During the event, participants can learn more from faculty with the following departments and programs: Aviation Maintenance, Art & Drama, Building Trades (Air Conditioning, Electrical and Building Maintenance), Business Administration, Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Industrial Instrumentation, Industrial Technology, Kinesiology, Medical Assisting, Medical Laboratory Technology, Pharmacy Technology, Social Sciences, Surgical Technology and Welding Technology.

Additionally, DMC Continuing Education & Off-Campus Programs will have representatives available to discuss several of their programs, including Adult Education, Building Construction Trades, Career & Industry Training and more. Many Continuing Education career training programs allow students to earn credentials and stackable credits that can count toward some of the College’s academic programs, allowing individuals to work while pursuing their associate’s degree in the same field.

For participants looking for their next job, current employers signed up for the event include AccessRULES, LLC; ArcelorMittal Texas HBI; Community Action Corporation of South Texas; Compassus; Corpus Christi Fire Department; Corpus Christi Police; Department; Corpus Christi Police MetroCom; Department of Family and Protective Services; Diocese of Corpus Christi; DFPS; DXP Enterprise; Goodwill Industries of South Texas; Kiewit Offshore Services; LEAD Industrial Staffing; Lively Beach Resort; MIKE SHAW TOYOTA; Nueces County Community Action Agency; Nivo;  Nondestructive Visual Inspection (NDT); NVINDT; Tejas Management Systems, Inc.; Texas Army National Guard;  Texas Department of Criminal Justice Parole Division; Texas Veterans Commission; Textron Aviation; Toastmasters; Turner Industries; Vector Marketing; WaterStreet, LTD; and YWCA Corpus Christi.

So, take one step closer to becoming a DMC Viking or finding that next employment opportunity by attending Del Mar College’s “Community 2 College Connection” Career Expo on Feb. 21!

You can also visit to explore the possibilities.

About Del Mar College

Del Mar College empowers students to achieve their dreams. We offer quality programs, individual attention, outstanding instruction through faculty with real-world experience and affordable costs to credit and noncredit students in Corpus Christi and the South Texas Coastal Bend area. Nationally recognized while locally focused, we’re ranked in the top two percent of community colleges in the country granting associate degrees to Hispanic students (Community College Week). Del Mar College focuses on offering our students programs that match current or emerging career opportunities. Whether students are interested in the fine arts, sciences, business, occupational or technical areas, students get the education they need for the future they want at Del Mar College.

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