Monthly Archive:: May 2015

Letter from the President

At Brazosport College, we are focused on student success initiatives that provide the tools for you to reach your personal goals. We’re proud of our outstanding faculty, staff and many community partners to make this possible. Whether

Student Success Story – Yamilex Nieto

Angleton grad a natural for BC drafting program For Brazosport College student Yamilex Nieto, drafting is an easy career choice. Yami, which is her preferred name, comes from a family of builders and drafters. Her father, Enrique,

News & Notes

BC Jumpstart program graduates 23 Brazosport College recently graduated a new group of students from its community-training Jumpstart program, as 23 students completed the program with an emphasis on either pipefitting or electrical work. During the spring

Designing your future

Training available for a career in drafting Drafters are a cornerstone of design teams and work closely with engineers, designers, planners and architects. Experts in this field work with computer-aided design and drafting systems to prepare drawings,

Building a Legacy

BC Foundation leads efforts toward campus improvements One of Brazosport College’s biggest focuses is to help train a skilled workforce. Playing one of the key roles in achieving this goal is the Brazosport College Foundation. The mission

Student Success Story – Lindsey Wittig

BC student envisions bright future as a welder Lindsey Wittig wanted a career in which she could work with her hands. As a result, she picked two professions that, on the surface, appeared to be polar opposites.

Where there’s a spark …

Welders in hot demand throughout region When seeking a potential career, few professions are hotter at the moment than welding. Making up 10 to 15 percent of a construction crew, welders are in very high demand. One

Student Success Story – Leslie Slaughter

Electrical student passionate about new career When it comes to employment, Leslie Slaughter has done a little of everything. Whether it was working in convenience and grocery stores or having warehouse and packaging jobs, she’s always worked

Seeing the light

Jobs are available for trained electricians With fast-paced growth and expansion taking place throughout the community and the Texas Gulf Coast, the need for electricians is high. Electricians install, maintain and repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures,

A fitting solution

Millwrights, machinists have opportunities for growth If you enjoy precision work and problem solving, then a career as a millwright or a machinist might be the perfect fit. Local industry offers ongoing career opportunities for trained, mechanically

Student Success Story – Brian Loeb

Millwright field a perfect choice for BC student After his career in the automobile racing industry came to an end a few years ago, Brian Loeb found himself in the daunting position of needing a job. However,

Lost Your Job? Where do you begin?

Changing careers after years in one job can seem overwhelming. Often the first steps — the mental and emotional ones — are the hardest. “People lose their jobs for many reasons,” says recruiting firm Harris Allied manager

Prepare at Brazosport College for a Great Career

Located on 156 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds in Lake Jackson, Texas, Brazosport College has served as the school of choice for students in southern Brazoria County since 1968. The broad range of courses and classes offered

Brazosport College Guide to Careers

For many people, deciding on a career can feel like taking a journey without either a map or a destination. Eventually, with some advice and direction, a little exploration, and maybe a dead end or two, you