Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Calendar of Events

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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.

Tue, October 07, 2014 through Tue, May 05, 2015 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Athletic Fund invites all fans to join them for their monthly luncheon series during the 2014-15 academic year. Guests at the luncheon will have the opportunity to get to know the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi coaching staff better as well as get insider information about the teams. Luncheons will be held the first Tuesday of every month from Sept. to May on a rotating basis at Holiday Inn Downtown Marina, the Emerald Beach Hotel and the Bar-B-Q Man. See schedule below. Tickets for the luncheons will be available for $15 per person and can be purchased in advance online or by calling 361.825.2255. Fans may pay at the door, but are asked to RSVP in advance due to the limited number of available seats. For more information, contact Associate Athletic Director for Development Jimmy Frush at james.frush@tamucc.edu or 361.825.3237. Islander Athletic Fund Monthly Luncheon Schedule:

  • Oct. 7 – Emerald Beach Hotel 
  • Nov. 4 – Holiday Inn Downtown Marina
  • Dec. 2 – Emerald Beach Hotel
  • Jan. 6 – The Bar-B-Q Man
  • Feb. 3 – Emerald Beach Hotel
  • March 3 – Holiday Inn Downtown Marina
  • April 7 – The Bar-B-Q Man
  • May 5 – Holiday Inn Downtown Marina

Tue, October 14, 2014 through Tue, December 09, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Office of Community Outreach will offer the Basics of Saltwater Fly Fishing class from Tuesday, Oct. 14, through Tuesday, Dec. 9. Fly fishing is growing in popularity every day in South Texas because of the diverse fisheries located up and down the Gulf Coast.  Some of the most preeminent fly fishing areas in the world are in our own back yard.  Our stretch of coast offers many different angling opportunities, from super skinny flats for big redfish to offshore fly fishing for even bigger pelagic species. This introductory course will cover a variety of techniques, tools, and methods used in tying common saltwater patterns, as well as basic fly casting techniques, and local fishing tactics. The cost is $120 for eight two-hour sessions. Online registration and further information can be found at http://outreach.tamucc.edu/outdoor/flyfishing/index.html; or contact Joe Miller at 361.825.5967; or by email, joseph.miller@tamucc.edu.

Thu, October 16, 2014 through Thu, October 23, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christ’s Department of Art will present the exhibition, Harmen Liemburg: Ultralight from Thursday, Oct. 16, through Sunday, Nov. 23, at the Weil Gallery on the 1st floor of the Center for the Arts. Harmen Liemburg is an Amsterdam-based designer, screen printer, and educator.  Inspired by pre-existing images from the physical world, logos, traffic signs, packaging designs, Liemburg works within the discipline of graphic design to evoke narratives of the imagination, lending new meaning to vernacular symbols and associations. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Dr. Laura Petican at 361.825.5752.

Thu, October 23, 2014 through Tue, December 02, 2014 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Office of Community Outreach will offer an LSAT Prep Course from Thursday, Oct. 23, through Tuesday, Dec. 2, on each Tuesday and Thursday from 6- 9 p.m. For more information, go to outreach.tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.3389.

Fri, October 31, 2014 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Science and Engineering will present its Distinguished Speaker Series featuring Dr. Peter F. Sale, Senior Advisor of the Institute for Water, Environment and Health at United Nations University, at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31, at the Harte Research Institute, room 127. His speech titled, “Coral Reefs, Coastal Populations and Climate Change: All parts of the global environmental crisis,” will focus on the global decline of coral reefs and its effects on coastal populations, as well how the climate change crisis is affecting coastal ecosystems. For more information on the College of Science and Engineering Distinguished Speaker Series, go to http://www.sci.tamucc.edu/index.html

Sat, November 01, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will hold its “Island Day” campus preview program on Saturday, Nov. 1, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the University campus. Check-in begins at 7:30 a.m. in the Island Hall Gym. “Island Day” is designed especially for prospective undergraduate students and their families to learn about the robust student life of an Islander. The preview will include a guided campus tour, an opportunity to learn about the University’s top-rated programs, and explore academic interests with outstanding University faculty. The cost is $10 per person, which includes lunch and program materials. Students and parents will receive a free Islander gift at the end of the day. For more information, go to http://islandday.tamucc.edu/.

Mon, November 03, 2014 - Plan now to register for courses offered at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi during the January Session and Spring 2015 semesters.

The dates listed below are the first day the following class levels can begin to register:

  • Monday, Nov. 3 – Graduate students may register for classes. 
  • Tuesday, Nov. 4 – Senior students may register for classes.
  • Wednesday, Nov. 5 – Junior students may register for classes.
  • Thursday, Nov. 6 – Sophomore students may register for classes. 
  • Friday, Nov. 7 – Freshmen students may register for classes.

Registration will begin on the dates listed above for those levels and run through the day before classes begin for each of those semesters. Late registration will also be available on the first day of class and continue for about a week for the spring semester. For more information, call 361.825.7024; 1.800.4TAMUCC; or go to http://registrar.tamucc.edu/registration/index.html.

Mon, November 03, 2014 - Nominations are now open for the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Homecoming 2015 Alumni Awards.  The Alumni Association honors eight Islander Alumni who display success in their careers, their service to their community and uphold the values of being an Islander Alumnus. Nominations may be found at http://IslanderAlumni.com and must be submitted no later than 12 a.m. on Monday, Nov.3.  Please submit nominations to the Office of Alumni Relations at Islander.Alumni@tamucc.edu or mail to 6300 Ocean Dr., Unit 5741, Corpus Christi, TX 78412.  For more information, please contact the Lori Garza at 361.825.2352.

Fri, November 07, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Department of Art will present the exhibition, A Panoramic View: Texas Sculpture Group from Friday, Oct. 10 to Friday, Nov. 7, at the Islander Art Gallery, 4024 Weber Road in the Hamlin Shopping Center. The Islander Gallery welcomes selected works from the traveling exhibition ‘A Panoramic View: Texas Sculpture Group’.  Gallery hours are Wednesday through Sunday, from noon to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Dr. Laura Petican at 361.825.5752.

Tue, November 11, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will honor those who have served, and continue to serve, in the U.S. Military during the annual Veterans Day Observance on Tuesday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. in the Hector P. Garcia Plaza. Colors will be posted by the ROTC Islander Battalion Color Guard and speakers include Texas A&M-Corpus Christi President and CEO, Dr. Flavius Killebrew, and Student Veteran Organization President, Christopher Herod. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Elisabeth Stephens at 361.825.3925.

Tue, November 11, 2014 through Sun, November 16, 2014 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Theatre and Dance will present their production of Aaron Posner’s “SFB” from Tuesday, Nov. 11, through Sunday, Nov. 16, at the Wilson Theatre, located in the Center for the Arts. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. from Tuesday through Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday.  In this irreverent, contemporary, and very funny remix of Chekhov’s “The Seagull,” award-winning playwright Aaron Posner wages a timeless battle between young and old, past, and present, in search of the true meaning of it all. Ticket prices are $10 for adults; $6.50 for students online or at the Box Office; and $5.50 for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi students with a valid SandDollar$ ID at the door. Group rates are also available. This play is for mature audiences only due to adult language and themes. For more information or to purchase tickets, go to theatre.tamucc.edu; or call Susie Jarvis at 361.825.3077; or email Susie.jarvis@tamucc.edu.

Thu, November 13, 2014 - Join Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and the Art Museum of South Texas’ annual Gala, Gotta Lovett, featuring Lyle Lovett and His Acoustic Group on Thursday, Nov. 13, at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz International Center, 402 Harbor Drive in Corpus Christi. The VIP party begins at 6 p.m. and the gala at 7 p.m. Enjoy a unique evening of music and festivities in an intimate setting while supporting the arts in South Texas. Individual tickets are $300. Table sponsorships are available. For more information, contact Sara Morgan or Vicki Beck at 361.825.3500.

Sat, November 15, 2014 - The Islander Cultural Alliance at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present Culture Fest on Saturday, Nov. 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Island Hall Gym. This free event is an annual program where Islanders get to experience a variety of cultures through performances and food. The event is open to the public. For more information, call 361.825.2539; or email ica@tamucc.edu.

Fri, November 21, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will hold its annual “Islander Lights” celebration on Friday, Nov. 21, at the Center for Instruction courtyard. The holiday festivities kick off at 5 p.m. with the Holiday Bash. Come enjoy games, crafts, inflatables, and dancing with the whole family. The entry fee is one new unwrapped toy per participant. The Marine Corps “Toys for Tots” toy drive will be held from 5-6:30 p.m. At 6:30 p.m., the switch will be thrown to illuminate the campus along Ocean Drive in Islander blue, green, and white lights. The evening, which will include a visit from Santa, is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Amy Kotulski at amy.kotulski@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.2231.

Mon, November 24, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites you to come out and participate in the annual Turkey Trot on Wednesday, Nov. 24, at 5 p.m. at Hammerhead Parking Lot located on campus. Registration fee is one non-perishable food item. For more information, contact Josh Bowman at 361.825.2364.

Sun, December 07, 2014 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites you to celebrate the holiday season with Michael Martin Murphey’s Cowboy Christmas Concert on Sunday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center as part of the “Best of Bravo! 10th Anniversary Furgason Bravo! Series.” Tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 3. Reserved seat ticket prices range from $20 to $30. Youth and student tickets are $7. Discounted tickets for Texas A&M -Corpus Christi faculty and staff may be purchased at the box office. Purchase tickets at http://tamucc.tix.com; or by calling 361.825.2787.

Tue, January 27, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites you to come celebrate the achievements of Corpus Christi 40 Under 40 Honorees! There will be 40 outstanding, young professionals of Corpus Christi who will be recognized on Tuesday, Jan. 27,  2015, at 7:30 a.m. at the Ortiz Center, 402 Harbor Drive. This event highlights the accomplishments of men and women under 40 years of age who have made significant contributions in their professional fields as well as through service in the community. Individual tickets and table sponsorships are available. A percentage of proceeds are donated to charity. For more information, contact ccunder40@gmail.com or Lori Garza at 361.825.2352.

Fri, January 30, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites you to the Corpus Christi 40 Under 40 Recognition Party. Come mix and mingle with the 2015 Corpus Christi 40 Under 40 Honorees! This celebration illuminates some of the brightest stars in Corpus Christi who excel academically and professionally while giving back to their community through volunteerism and philanthropy. Join us on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015, at 7 p.m. at House of Rock, 511 Starr St. Individual tickets are available. For more information, please contact ccunder40@gmail.com or Lori Garza at 361.825.2352.

Sat, February 14, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites you to attend the return of the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra as part of the “Best of Bravo! 10th Anniversary Furgason Bravo! Series” on Saturday, Feb. 14, at 7:30 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Tickets go on sale on Monday, Nov. 3. Reserved seat ticket prices range from $20 to $30. Youth and student tickets are $7. Discounted tickets for Texas A&M-Corpus Christi faculty and staff may be purchased at the box office. Purchase tickets at http://tamucc.tix.com; or by calling 361.825.2787.