Social Sciences Division Chair
Kelly Rea is the Social Sciences Division Chair and associate professor of psychology and sociology at Coastal Bend College. Ms. Rea is an alumnus of CBC and the TRIO
Upward Bound Program. Her connection to
CBC began in high school when she was a student participant in the CBC TRIO
Upward Bound Program. With the support
of her family and others her dreams of a college education and a successful
professional career materialized.
Ms. Rea earned an Associate of Applied Science and an
Associate of Science degree at Coastal Bend College. She then transferred to Texas A&M
University-Corpus Christi where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
and a Master of Science in Counseling and Guidance. She completed additional graduate work in
Psychology and Sociology at the University of Houston-Victoria and Texas A&M
-Kingsville respectfully. Currently, Ms.
Rea is a student in the Counselor Education Doctoral Program at Texas A&M
When asked about the best part of her work, Ms. Rea states
it is working with students and helping them achieve their goals. She understands the importance of quality
instruction, guidance, mentoring, offering support and giving back to
others. In her spare time, Ms. Rea
enjoys spending time with family, traveling, outdoor activities, reading,
cooking and a variety of other things.
She invites you to visit her on the Beeville CBC campus for any
assistance she can provide.