2020 ARCHIVES

January

January 30, 2020
Mock dig gives Blinn students hands-on training in recovering and analyzing materials at an archaeological site

Three courses collaborate to create unique learning experience for students

January 27, 2020
Brenham resident finds joy in helping Blinn international students

Brazil native Phillips takes student athletes under her wing - and into her family

January 24, 2020
Blinn College offers intermediate Spanish students an immersive study abroad opportunity in Granada, Spain

Students are encouraged to attend Jan. 31 information session to learn more about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity

January 22, 2020
Blinn board selects Servitas as partner at new Brenham Campus residence hall

New student housing facility will house 400-500 students and accommodate campus's growing enrollment

January 15, 2020
January 14, 2020
Blinn, Texas A&M College of Engineering expand Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn-Brenham to 150 students

Unique co-enrollment program allows students to take Blinn and Texas A&M courses while living and learning together at Blinn's Mill Creek Hall

January 10, 2020
Math Professor Danny England celebrates 35 years at Blinn

Math professor joined the Blinn-Bryan faculty in 1984

January 10, 2020
Chaney marks 35 years at Moody Library

Assistant librarian joined Blinn staff in 1984

January 9, 2020
'Finding Neverland' coming to the O'Donnell Center on Friday, Jan. 31

Musical adaptation tells the story behind the creation of Peter Pan

January 8, 2020
Blinn posts record Winter Minimester enrollment

Registration for the Spring semester is open through Monday, Jan. 20

January 8, 2020
The Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) to visit Blinn College

The Blinn College Dental Hygiene program located in Bryan Tx will be visited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) April 14-15, 2020

February

February 28, 2020
The Young Irelanders return to Blinn's O’Donnell Center for special St. Patrick's Day performance

Group kicked off the Blinn College District Performing Arts Series in 2015

February 26, 2020
Blinn's Fall ADN class posts perfect NCLEX pass rate

All 37 Fall 2019 graduates pass their certification exam on the first attempt

February 25, 2020
Blinn alum combines passion for business and real estate in pursuit of big dreams

Blinn's Business and Real Estate Programs equip students with transferable skills to succeed in a variety of fields

February 24, 2020
Right place, right time takes on new meaning for Blinn College District police officers

Officers' quick response to Nov. 21 emergency at the CHI St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center helps save man's life

February 24, 2020
Blinn livestock judging team places second at San Antonio

Laurel Kelley places second overall and Cole Youtz places 10th

February 21, 2020
Blinn College District and Blinn Foundation thank donors of 17 new endowed scholarships

Current high school and college students can apply for Blinn scholarships now

February 20, 2020
Blinn welcomes new agricultural sciences facility

6,000-square-foot building continues growth of Blinn's renowned agricultural program

February 19, 2020
Blinn to open new agricultural sciences building on Thursday, Feb. 20

Facility will allow Blinn to introduce new award pathways

February 18, 2020
Blinn Board of Trustees takes action on new Brenham, RELLIS facilities

College officials announce record enrollment for Spring 2020

February 17, 2020
Blinn-Brenham Theatre Arts Program staging 'Macbeth' Feb. 20-23

Production also is the College's Texas Community College Speech and Theatre Association Play Festival entry

February 14, 2020
Blinn offers variety of spring leisure learning courses in Bryan

Topics include computer basics, digital photography, golf, and jewelry making

February 14, 2020
Blinn offers variety of spring leisure learning courses in Brenham

Topics include financial literacy, Microsoft Excel, woodworking and zumba

February 13, 2020
Blinn and Workforce Solutions' Career and Education Fair showcases free ESL, citizenship, and GED courses

Fair will feature games and fun while showing how Blinn courses can prepare job seekers for the workforce

February 11, 2020
Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative establishes new endowed scholarship at Blinn

Gift honors longtime board member Kenneth Mutscher

February 11, 2020
Blinn College freshman livestock judging team places third overall at Dixie National

Rezendes placed fourth overall among individual competitors

February 10, 2020
Blinn's Laurel Kelley places seventh overall at Fort Worth livestock judging contest

Kaitlyn Stedje places first in cattle and Wyatt Wilhelm places third in sheep

February 7, 2020
Blinn SBDC offering basic QuickBooks course

Course will be held Friday, Feb. 28, at the A.W. Hodde, Jr. Technical Education Center

February 6, 2020
February 5, 2020
Blinn-Schulenburg hosting 'star parties'

Feb. 14 and March 27 events will be held at the Schaefer Observatory

February 3, 2020
Blinn College District accepting applications for approximately $270,000 in endowed scholarships

Students can complete a single application for more than 200 scholarships

February 3, 2020
Blinn students gain hands-on experience while staging production of 'Finding Neverland'

Volunteers get the opportunity to work behind the scenes on a Broadway production

January 6, 2020
Blinn offers extended registration hours Saturday in Brenham and Bryan

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

March

March 26, 2020
Blinn offers special online registration and support services forum for veterans and dependents

Virtual tool provides guided assistance with priority registration, academic advising, veteran services, and other Blinn support services

March 26, 2020
Blinn Board of Trustees authorizes student housing, food service, and parking refunds related to COVID-19

Trustees also establish tuition and fees for 2020-21 and approve new Blinn esports team

March 13, 2020
Blinn postpones all athletic events through Tuesday, March 24

Baseball, softball, and golf teams will alter their schedules due to concerns regarding the coronavirus

March 6, 2020
Blinn College's Prinz honored by Texas Lutheran University

Assistant band director selected as 2020 Outstanding Music Alumni

March 5, 2020
Update to the Young Irelanders' March 17 concert at the O’Donnell Center

The Young Irelanders' North American troupe will perform instead of the original Irish cast

March 5, 2020
Blinn hosting April esports tournaments in Brenham and Bryan

An item to create Blinn esports teams on the Brenham and Bryan campuses is expected to be placed on the March Board of Trustees meeting agenda

March 4, 2020
Blinn offering special registration and support services forum for veterans and dependents on Thursday, March 26

Veterans and their dependents can access priority registration, including admissions, advising, disability services and counseling, and veteran services

April

April 30, 2020
Health and Kinesiology Department issues ‘Virtual Challenge’ to students, faculty, and staff

Event is part of Blinn’s celebration of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

April 30, 2020
Applications for Fall 2020 admission to the Blinn Veterinary Technology Program are due June 1

May 15 virtual information session will detail the application process, the program’s unique partnership with Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, and career opportunities in this in-demand field

April 28, 2020
Blinn College recruiting students for new esports teams in Brenham and Bryan

Partial scholarships are available for the 2020-21 season

April 22, 2020
Blinn Board of Trustees approves Bryan Campus upgrades

Board authorizes the College to conduct renovations in Bryan Buildings A and G and replace Student Center boilers

April 21, 2020
Blinn inducts 113 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 20, 2020
Blinn-Bryan Virtual Speaker Series offers tips on adapting to online learning and managing money

Student Leadership and Activities Virtual Speaker Series helps Blinn community stay connected

April 17, 2020
Blinn launches new online tutoring platform

Students can access real-time, face-to-face video support in a variety of subjects

April 17, 2020
Blinn geography alumna turning passion for nature into success at Texas A&M University College of Geosciences

Hannah Davis aims her technical expertise at preserving wildlife and water conservation in the southwest

April 10, 2020
Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board data: Blinn ranks No. 1 in academic transfer rate once again

Blinn students save 44% in tuition and fees compared to the average Texas public university

April 9, 2020
Six tips for setting up the ideal home study environment

From organizing your desk to dealing with distractions, creating a comfortable and productive space can help you succeed

April 8, 2020
Registration open for Blinn's 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 7, 2020
Organization is key to navigating online courses

Eight tips for developing the online learning skills that lead to success

April 7, 2020
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 14

April 2, 2020
April 1, 2020
Blinn SBDC ready to help struggling businesses

Federal economic stimulus package can provide financial help, director says

May

May 29, 2020
Blinn posts record May Minimester enrollment with 15% increase

Registration is still available for Blinn Summer and Fall terms

May 26, 2020
Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn-Brenham accepting applications through June 30

Co-enrollment program allows students to take Blinn and Texas A&M courses while living and learning together on the Blinn-Brenham Campus

May 22, 2020
Blinn providing local businesses and individuals grant-funded trainings in response to COVID-19

Special funds available to conduct industrial safety, infectious disease, and other essential-function trainings

May 20, 2020
Blinn presents $105 million FY 2020-21 budget proposal to the Board of Trustees

Final budget will be presented to the board for approval at the June board meeting

May 13, 2020
Blinn College Virtual Art Show creates new forum to showcase student art

Virtual event showcases the work of Blinn students and raises funds for student scholarships

May 12, 2020
Blinn to host its first virtual livestock judging camp June 8-10

Innovative approach being used to provide opportunity for youths

May 7, 2020
Blinn endowed scholarships still available

Students can apply for more than 200 scholarships with a single application

May 6, 2020
Local business owners credit Blinn SBDC for helping them obtain federal assistance

'There's nothing like having somebody who can walk you through something like this,' says Tony Meeks of Zither Music Co.

May 4, 2020
The 2019-20 Blinn College band gives one final performance thanks to a bit of digital wizardry

Band Director Sarah Burke uses technology to coordinate the Wind Symphony’s virtual performance of 'Shenandoah'

June

June 30, 2020
Blinn names former pro gamer its new esports coach

Blinn's new Brenham and Bryan Campus esports teams will launch this Fall

June 25, 2020
Blinn's virtual livestock judging camp draws 92 participants

Youths from nine states take part in innovative online sessions

June 18, 2020
Eunice Kelm gifts 186-acre farm for use by Blinn College Agricultural Sciences

The gift marks the largest land donation in Blinn College history

June 16, 2020
Blinn Board of Trustees authorizes College to proceed with design of a new, Phase II RELLIS Campus building

New facility will provide space for continued enrollment growth at RELLIS

June 15, 2020
52 students graduate from Blinn Associate Degree Nursing Program

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

June 15, 2020
Blinn invites eligible students to apply for Perkins Grant funds

Online application for textbook assistance is open through 10 a.m. Monday, June 22

June 8, 2020
Blinn launches new Cybersecurity Program to prepare students for high-paying, high-demand information security careers

Program begins in Fall 2020 and trains graduates to combat an estimated 70% increase in cybercrimes by 2024

June 2, 2020
Blinn names 2,417 students to its Spring 2020 chancellor's and deans' scholars lists

1,144 students earn Chancellor's Scholar honors with GPAs of at least 3.75

June 1, 2020
Construction underway on Blinn's new science, technology, engineering, and innovation building

Construction of the new science building and a new housing complex will prepare Blinn’s Brenham Campus for future enrollment growth

July

July 28, 2020
Blinn offering students four distinct course formats this Fall

Students can choose the classes that best fit their learning style and schedule

July 28, 2020
Dr. Bennie Graves’ role expanded to Dean of Title IX, Institutional Diversity, and Equity

Dr. Bennie Graves’ role expanded to Dean of Title IX, Institutional Diversity, and Equity

July 27, 2020
Live social media events connect incoming Blinn students with the latest info for the Fall semester

Back With Blinn Q&As allow students to ask general questions about registration, advising, and life on campus this Fall

July 15, 2020
Blinn sets new Summer II enrollment record

Fall registration remains open; classes will be available online and on campus

July 2, 2020
50 students graduate from Blinn Vocational Nursing Program

Students, faculty meet challenges posed by COVID-19 pandemic

July 1, 2020
Blinn launches new virtual assistant to answer student questions

New chatbot feature helps students with admissions, advising, and financial aid questions

August

August 27, 2020
Registration still available for Blinn’s 4-, 8-, and 12-week Fall courses

Blinn's academic transfer rate ranks No. 1 in the State of Texas

August 26, 2020
Blinn College offers free online adult education and literacy courses

Virtual GED/HiSET and ESL classes help students gain valuable skills

August 25, 2020
August 24, 2020
Blinn's Turner honored by Rotary Club of Washington County

Executive Dean of the Brenham Campus selected co-Rotarian of the Year

August 21, 2020
August 20, 2020
Frank Tyson Engineering Endowed Scholarship established at Blinn College

Namesake rose from poverty to 31-year career with Conoco Oil

August 19, 2020
Blinn launches streamlined COVID-19 self-certification process for employees, students, and campus visitors

With the free app, users can self-certify in less than 10 seconds each day

August 19, 2020
Blinn board honors Gatewood, sets 2020 tax rate

Trustees also authorize the sale and issuance of $31.1 million in Series 2020 revenue bonds to support the construction of a Phase II facility at RELLIS

August 13, 2020
August 10, 2020
Blinn offers Saturday student services virtually and on campus

The Fall 2020 semester begins on Monday, Aug. 24

August 5, 2020
New Blinn College esports teams hosting tryouts next week

Tryouts for teams on Brenham, Bryan campuses will begin Monday, Aug. 10

August 3, 2020
Four Blinn College District faculty and staff recognized with excellence awards

Recipients honored with medallions for their service to students and the community

September

September 30, 2020
Blinn College esports program opens inaugural season with win

Blinn beats Brewton-Parker 3-0 in Overwatch

September 25, 2020
Blinn Surgical Technology Program invites prospective students to virtual info sessions for the Spring 2021 application cycle

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

September 23, 2020
Four students graduate from Blinn College Clinical Medical Assistant Program

Job demand remains high, Bureau of Labor Statistics says

September 21, 2020
Blinn vocational nursing programs invite prospective students to virtual information sessions

Programs prepare graduates for in-demand careers as essential workers in the healthcare industry

September 18, 2020
Blinn College Music Department hosting virtual master classes with world-class musicians this Fall

Noted percussion, trumpet performers to join students in virtual sessions

September 17, 2020
Blinn Engineering Department announces upcoming information sessions

Blinn offers an Associate of Science Degree in Engineering and two co-enrollment partnerships with the Texas A&M College of Engineering

September 16, 2020
Blinn Board of Trustees receives enrollment report, authorizes ground lease for new student housing facility

Blinn has enrolled 17,724 students for the Fall semester as late-term registration continues

September 16, 2020
Blinn College District and Texas A&M University System Celebrate Grand Opening of the RELLIS Agricultural and Workforce Education Complex

The complex will serve as the new home of Blinn's technical and community education programs in Brazos County

September 15, 2020
Blinn Emergency Medical Technician Program announces upcoming information sessions

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

September 14, 2020
September 10, 2020
Order of the Eastern Star chapter funds three endowed scholarships at Blinn College

Somerville Chapter No. 245 continues its support of higher education with donations to the Blinn Foundation

September 9, 2020
Blinn College recognizes truck driving program graduates

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

September 4, 2020
Warren Masonic Lodge 56 gifts third endowed scholarship to Blinn College

Scholarship will be awarded annually to a Caldwell High School graduate

September 2, 2020
Blinn postpones upcoming Performing Arts Series season until Spring 2021

Blinn's Performing Arts Series showcases national and international touring acts

September 1, 2020
Blinn College offers refrigeration principles class in September

Credit course counts toward newly launched AAS degrees in HVAC and facilities maintenance

October

October 30, 2020
Texas 10th Court of Appeals invites Blinn students and the community to witness the law in action through online hearings

Three cases will be broadcast live, and will include a question-and-answer session through Zoom

October 29, 2020
Blinn-Bryan Theatre Troupe explores the trials of adolescence through weekly video journal episodes

Original adaptation of Stephen Chbosky’s "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" launches digitally today

October 29, 2020
Blinn College Valorant esports team takes top seed in its group

Playoffs begin next week for the unbeaten Buccaneers

October 27, 2020
October 26, 2020
Blinn College Smash Bros. esports team falls to Texas A&M-San Antonio

Team takes on Dallas Baptist University on Friday

October 26, 2020
Blinn College Health Information Technology instructor honored with endowed scholarship

Brenda Walker was passionate about preparing students for health care career

October 22, 2020
Blinn-Bryan Theatre Arts Program connecting across time and space during 2020-21 season

Innovative technology provides students with enhanced educational opportunities

October 22, 2020
Blinn College-Brenham kicking off theatre season with 'The Screaming Woman'

Blinn College-Brenham kicking off theatre season with 'The Screaming Woman'

October 22, 2020
Blinn Vice Chancellor Karen Buck named winner of the 2020 Texas Association of Community Colleges Nelson Award

TACC's most prestigious annual award recognizes Buck's commitment to students and their success

October 21, 2020
Blinn College Rocket League esports team improves to 6-1 on the season

Blinn takes on group leader Marian University in key matchup tonight

October 20, 2020
Blinn Overwatch esports team in second place after first loss of the season

Blinn falls to league leader Southeastern University

October 20, 2020
New study: Blinn provides $370.1 million annual benefit for local economies

Trustees received the findings of the new economic impact study at Tuesday’s board meeting

October 19, 2020
Registration now available for Blinn's Winter Minimester and Spring semester

Blinn offers flexible course schedules and the state's top academic transfer rate

October 19, 2020
Blinn Super Smash Bros. team suffers first loss of the season

Esports team falls to the University of Texas at Dallas

October 16, 2020
Blinn College Overwatch team continues unbeaten streak

Esports team now 6-0 for the season with Thursday’s win

October 16, 2020
Blinn College Theatre Arts Program announces 2020-21 season

‘Old-Time Radio Theatre’ will feature four online performances

October 15, 2020
Blinn College Valorant esports team moves to 2-0 on the season

Blinn defeats East Central University, 26-4

October 14, 2020
Blinn College Rocket League esports team picks up two more wins

Blinn beats University of Missouri, Southwest Minnesota State University

October 13, 2020
Blinn College Overwatch esports team remains undefeated

Blinn moves to 5-0 with Monday win over Keiser University-Pembroke Pines

October 12, 2020
Blinn College esports teams go 2-0 in Friday matches

Rocket League defeats Southern Mississippi University, Super Smash Bros. team wins season opener

October 9, 2020
Blinn College Overwatch team remains unbeaten

Team moves to 4-0 with win over Florida Southern College on Thursday

October 8, 2020
Blinn College Rocket League esports team takes 3-0 win over Eastern Kentucky

Team improves to 2-1 on season; Valorant league play begins tonight

October 8, 2020
Blinn College online-blended vocational nursing students post 100% pass rate on national certification exam

Graduates are now certified to meet the high statewide demand for vocational nurses

October 8, 2020
Blinn-Bryan Theatre Arts Program guest lecturer brings the voice of New York to life

Theatre artist and educator H. Russ Brown will show Blinn-Bryan students the complexities of New York City dialects via Zoom

October 8, 2020
Blinn College Valorant esports team wins its season opener

Blinn dominates Wayland Baptist University in Wednesday match

October 7, 2020
Blinn College esports team remains unbeaten in Overwatch competition

Blinn takes 3-0 win over Coker University on Monday

October 6, 2020
Blinn hosting paralegal, Forensic Science Academy information sessions

Programs put students on fast-track to careers in criminal justice and legal fields

October 2, 2020
Blinn offering scholarships for technical and community education students

Scholarships are available for upcoming AutoCAD, basic machining, and CNC courses

October 1, 2020
Facebook Live Interview with Engineering Programs Director Ashley Hermes

Engineering Programs Director Ashley Hermes discusses Blinn's Associate of Science Degree in Engineering, Texas A&M Engineering at Blinn, and the Texas A&M Engineering Academy at Blinn-Brenham

November

November 30, 2020
'Miracle on 34th Street' next in Blinn Theatre Arts Program's 'On the Air' series

Beloved Christmas classic is available through free virtual tickets

November 24, 2020
Blinn College recognizes four truck driving program graduates

Program trains students for roles vital to community infrastructure

November 23, 2020
Website ranks Blinn among the state’s best for online instruction

Registration is open for Blinn's Winter Minimester and Spring semester

November 20, 2020
11 students graduate from Blinn College Pharmacy Technician Program

Students can now take test for national certification

November 19, 2020
GFOA awards Blinn Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Blinn recognized for transparent financial management and planning

November 18, 2020
Blinn trustees appoint new member to the board, approve priorities for the 87th Texas Legislative Session

Board also approves purchase of furniture, fixtures, and equipment for new science, technology, engineering, and innovation building

November 16, 2020
Blinn professor receives College of Academic Support Programs Lifetime Achievement Award

Parallel Studies Professor Essie Childers honored for her dedication and commitment to mentoring students

November 13, 2020
November 12, 2020
Blinn encourages current high school, college students to submit their FAFSA

Filing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid early increases students' opportunities to receive aid

November 11, 2020
Twenty Blinn students earn Principles of HVAC certificates

Graduates on track for in-demand careers as HVAC professionals or advanced degrees

November 11, 2020
Blinn College Rocket League esports team ends its season with top-eight national ranking

Blinn falls to the University of Kansas in the national tournament quarterfinals

November 9, 2020
Blinn faculty, staff, and students share their stories during virtual Veterans Day event

Speaker series features commentary from Blinn veterans throughout the day on Nov. 11

November 9, 2020
November 6, 2020
Former Blinn College music student selected for Marine Detachment, Naval School of Music

Jose Villa credits Blinn with preparing him for rigorous program

November 5, 2020
November 5, 2020
Nine students graduate from Blinn College Certified Nurse Aide Program

Program prepares students for in-demand roles as essential caregivers

November 5, 2020
November 3, 2020
Former Blinn trustee Dr. Henry Boehm Jr. honored with new endowed scholarship

Scholarship will be awarded to students planning careers in medical field

November 3, 2020
Three Blinn College esports teams competing in national tournament

Overwatch, Rocket League, and Valorant earn spots; Smash Bros. hoping to win play-in match

December

December 15, 2020
Blinn named a finalist for prestigious Bellwether Award

Blinn earns recognition for its role as a partner in the RELLIS Academic Alliance

December 15, 2020
Blinn College theatre arts students meeting challenges of 'pandemic productions'

Two more shows still to be released during 2020-21 season

December 14, 2020
Blinn College Physical Therapist Assistant Program's perfect graduation and licensure pass rates reflect a commitment to student success

Program has maintained a 100% licensure pass rate since 2013 and 100% matriculation to graduation rate since 2016

December 14, 2020
COVID-19 testing available Thursday, Dec. 17, on the Blinn College-Brenham Campus

Free cheek swab testing is available to the community

December 11, 2020
New Blinn College endowed scholarship honors Dr. Oscar and Irene Bockhorn

Family members donate $20,000 to the Blinn Foundation to support first-generation students and students planning to enter a career in nursing

December 10, 2020
U.S. Navy veteran finds second career through Blinn College Truck Driving Program

Four-week program provides quick training for an in-demand field

December 8, 2020
Blinn board receives Fall 2020 enrollment report, update on districtwide master plan

Despite COVID-19, Blinn enrolls 17,956 students for Fall 2020

December 7, 2020
COVID-19 testing available Thursday and Friday on the Blinn College-Brenham Campus

Free cheek swab testing is available to the community

December 3, 2020
Blinn SBDC helps create 14 businesses, 104 new jobs in 2020

SBDC can help business owners navigate the hurdles of small business ownership, including navigating COVID-19 stimulus packages

December 2, 2020
Four students graduate from Blinn College Phlebotomy Technician Program

Training prepares students for immediate employment at hospitals, diagnostic laboratories, and blood donor centers

December 2, 2020
December 1, 2020
Blinn College District to honor Fall graduates with online ceremony

Blinn will recognize more than 200 graduates with streamed ceremony

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