Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Calendar of Events

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Fri, May 30, 2014 - Register now for all classes (August Minimester, and Fall semesters) at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For more information, go to http://www.tamucc.edu/.

Fri, May 30, 2014 - The Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority’s #63 Wave Shuttle route to Texas A&M-Corpus Christi will change for fall 2014 to better serve students. The bus route will now focus on serving the apartment complexes along Ennis Joslin, La Palmera Mall, and Moore Plaza with a shorter 45-minute circuit.  This new route will enable students to travel to and from home, the University, and shopping areas. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi students, faculty, and staff ride free on any CCRTA bus by presenting a valid SandDollar$ ID card.  For details, go to http://route63.tamucc.edu/.

Wed, June 04, 2014 through Tue, August 12, 2014 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Baseball team will present various summer camps from Wednesday, June 4, through Tuesday, Aug. 12. The camps are as follows:

  • Tuesday, Aug. 12: High School Showcase Camp #3, grades 9-12

For full details and more camp information, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com/.

Thu, June 05, 2014 through Fri, August 08, 2014 - New Student Orientations at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for incoming freshmen students will be held beginning Thursday, June 5 and will continue through Friday, Aug. 8. The two-day sessions are designed to assist students with their transition to the Island University. All incoming freshmen are required to attend New Student Orientation prior to enrollment if they have been admitted as a freshman. For more information, call the Islander Welcome Center at 361.825.8687.

Mon, June 09, 2014 through Thu, July 31, 2014 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Tennis team will present various summer clinics through Thursday, July 31. Camps for ages 10 and up will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon. Clinics for ages 7-10 will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. The clinics will be held on the following dates:

  • Monday July 28, through Thursday, July 31

For full details and camp information, go to http://www.goislanders.com/information/Camps.

Sat, June 14, 2014 through Sat, August 09, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Community Outreach is launching a new line of courses called “Young Professionals” to be held on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon through Saturday, Aug. 9, on the University campus. These are non-credit classes that include Introduction to Self-Publishing, Personal Finance and Legal Pitfalls for the Young Professional, and Business Writing in the Electronic Age. All classes are taught by local attorney John Lamerson. The cost for each course is $125; or $312.50 for all three courses. The course schedule is as follows:                                              

  • Saturday, July 19, through Saturday, Aug. 9:  Business Writing in the Electronic Age                                          

For more information, contact Joe Miller at 361.825.5967; or go to http://outreach.tamucc.edu/Youth/YoungProfessionals/

Thu, July 31, 2014 through Sat, August 02, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the “Summer Children’s Show: Pinocchio Commedia” by Johnny Simons from Thursday, July 31, through Saturday, Aug.  2, in the Warren Theatre, located in the Center for the Arts.   Performances will be held on Thursday, July 31, at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 1, at 7 p.m.; and Saturday, Aug. 2, at 2 p.m. “Pinocchio Commedia” is directed by Kelly Russell, Associate Professor of Theatre, Director of Department of Theatre and Dance. Ticket prices are $10 for adults; $6.50 for children 12 and under; and $5 for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi students with a valid SandDollar$ ID at the door. Group rates are also available. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to http://cla.tamucc.edu/theatre/productions/2014/Pinocchio.html; or call Susie Jarvis at 361.825.3077; or email Susie.jarvis@tamucc.edu.

Mon, August 04, 2014 through Sun, October 05, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Office of Community Outreach and the College of Liberal Arts will host an online non-credit course titled “Writing for Non-Profit Agencies” taught by Dr. Charles Etheridge, Associate Professor of English. The nine-week professional development course will begin on Monday, Aug. 4, and run through Sunday, Oct. 5, and will be completed entirely on Blackboard. The course will cover a range of professional documents commonly written by non-profit professionals including internal communications, public information and announcements, newsletter and social writing posts, grant proposals, and fundraising letters. The cost is $200, and all members of the community are invited to enroll. Participants will receive a certificate of completion from the University upon successful completion of the course for 45 hours of continuing education credit. To register for the course or for more information, call 361.825.5751; or go to http://outreach.tamucc.edu/elearning/Nonprofit_Writing.html.

Sat, August 09, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host its summer 2014 commencement on Saturday, Aug. 9, beginning at 10 a.m. at the American Bank Center in downtown Corpus Christi. There will be one ceremony to include all five colleges. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Belle Wheelan, President of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. For more information, go to http://commencement.tamucc.edu/.

Thu, August 14, 2014 through Fri, August 15, 2014 - Join the Education Service Center, Region 2 and the College of Education at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for a two-day conference titled “Low Incidence Disabilities Conference of South Texas” from Thursday, Aug. 14, through Friday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Education Service Center, Region 2, 209 N. Water St. This conference is for parents, teachers, and support staff who serve students with low incidence disabilities. Participants will leave the conference with practical strategies to promote success and independence. The conference will include general sessions, the opportunity to attend concurrent workshop sessions, and an exhibit area for collaborating with vendors. For more information, contact Dr. Karen McCaleb at karen.mccaleb@tamucc.edu; or 361.825.2449.

Fri, August 22, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the grand opening of the new Dining Hall on Friday, Aug. 22, at 10:30 a.m. The new 400-seat facility, located adjacent to the new residence halls, will serve as a gathering place and center of activity for students, faculty, and staff and comes with the first ever, all-you-can-eat meal plan for students. The ceremony will include a culinary theater of food items to sample and giveaways. The event is free and open to the public.

Mon, August 25, 2014 - Tickets will go on sale for the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Daymond John. The Distinguished Speaker Series will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 8, at 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. John, Founder and CEO of FUBU and TV Personality on ABC’s “Shark Tank,” is a young entrepreneur, an industry pioneer, and a highly-regarded marketing expert who has surpassed new heights of commercial and financial success. Ticket prices will range from $28–$48. VIP seating is also available. To read more about John or learn about the Distinguished Speaker Series, click HERE.

Wed, August 27, 2014 through Tue, December 02, 2014 - The Office of Community Outreach and the Office of Distance Education and Learning Technologies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host an online non-credit course titled “How to Design, Develop, and Deliver Online Instruction” taught by Dr. Lauren Cifuentes, Director of Distance Education, and Alexandra Janney, Instructional Designer. The professional development course will run from Wednesday, Aug. 27, through Tuesday, Dec. 2, and will be taught through Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi's Blackboard Learning System. The course is designed to teach participants how to create more effective, engaging, online instruction. The cost is $995, and all members of the community are invited to enroll. This course has been approved for 45 hours of continuing professional education (CPE) credit for Texas educators and 4.5 CEUs of general continuing education credit. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive three certificates from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi: The Certificate of Best Practices for Online Course Design, the Certificate of Course Design and Development, and the Certificate of Course Delivery and Peer-Review. For more information or to register, go to http://outreach.tamucc.edu/elearning/Online_Course_Design_and_Development.html; or call 361.825.2122.

Thu, August 28, 2014 - Join A&M-Corpus Christi alumni for Alumni Night at the Hooks, on Thursday, Aug. 28, for the 7:10 p.m. game at Whataburger Field in downtown Corpus Christi. Alumni are invited to wear green and blue and visit the Islander Alumni Association table for games, prizes and more information about getting involved in the alumni network. There will be a special pre-game performance by the Islanders Dance Team and Izzy the Islander. Tickets are $7 and may be purchased by contacting Lori Garza at 361.825.2352; or online at https://www.ticketreturn.com/prod2/Buy.asp?EventID=98908 by using the special offer code, IZZY.

Fri, August 29, 2014 through Fri, October 03, 2014 - The Department of Art at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present the Student Art Association’s juried exhibition, “Pigeon Feeders”, from Friday, Aug. 29, to Friday, Oct. 3, at the Islander Art Gallery, 4024 Weber Road in the Hamlin Shopping Center. An opening reception will take place on Friday, Aug. 29, from 6-8 p.m. The exhibition will feature work by young and emerging artists within Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, and will be juried by Ricardo Ruiz Sr. and Ana Cortes. The Islander Art Gallery is open Thursday–Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Student Art Association President, Ricky Ruiz, at ricardo-ruiz.com

Fri, August 29, 2014 through Fri, October 03, 2014 - The Department of Art at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present the Student Art Association’s juried exhibition, “Pigeon Feeders,” from Friday, Aug. 29, to Friday, Oct. 3, at the Islander Art Gallery, 4024 Weber Road in the Hamlin Shopping Center. Artists interested in participating must submit their work and a $25 entry fee by Monday, Aug. 25, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. at the Islander Art Gallery. Artists can submit an unlimited number of works and are eligible to be selected for a 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place prize. Jurors are Ricardo Ruiz Sr. and Ana Cortes. For more information, contact Student Art Association President, Ricky Ruiz, at ricardo-ruiz.com.

Wed, September 10, 2014 - Learn about the future of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi from University President and CEO Flavius Killebrew at the State of the University on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at 11 a.m. at the American Bank Center. Proceeds from this event will benefit student scholarships. For more information, go to sotu.tamucc.edu.

Thu, November 20, 2014 - Join community and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi leaders for the Corpus Christi: 2020 Luncheon at 11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz Center, 402 Harbor Drive, to recognize achievements that have made Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and the City of Corpus Christi a success and have shaped a bright future for us all. Economist Dr. Ray Perryman will serve as the keynote speaker.