News & Events

COVID-19 Update: In person events have been cancelled until 4/13/2020 when campus reopens. We will however be hosting the following webinars:

3/26/2020 9AM

Get Your Business Online

3/26/2020 2PM

COVID-19 Survival Guide for Small Business 

Important links for small businesses during COVID-19:

SBA to Provide Disaster Assistance Loans for Small Businesses Impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)
SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance for a small business. These loans can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing. 
Comprehensive guidance available CLICK HERE
Process for Accessing SBA’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disaster Relief Lending
Apply here: 



Become A Client

SBDC offers one-on-one business advising in a variety of areas by professionally trained advisors who maintain the highest ethical standards of client confidentiality.

Business advising services are provided at no cost and are scheduled as often as needed to enable professional advisors to serve as resource support.

For more information on business advising call the SBDC main office at 361-698-1021 or fill out the form online.


The SBDC serves to promote the growth, expansion, innovation, productivity, profitability and improved management of business by providing the following services:

  • Business Advising
  • Training Programs
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Center
  • Packaging loan requests
  • Preparing strategic marketing plans
  • Analyzing & improving accounting practices
  • Accessing the government procurement system
  • Entering the global marketplace