Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Calendar of Events

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Thu, March 05, 2015 through Fri, April 03, 2015 - The Weil Gallery at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi welcomes Sweet Exorcist, a multi-media performance, installation, and exhibition by artists Justin Randolph Thompson and Bradly Dever Treadaway. The project, challenging concrete, linear understandings of aesthetic experience, explores themes of ancestry and the familial archive, through photo-based sculpture and hybrid musical instruments. The opening reception will be on Thursday, March 5, from 5 –7 p.m. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 361.825.5752; or visit http://cla.tamucc.edu/art.

Fri, March 13, 2015 through Fri, April 10, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Graduate Arts Council will present Grad Squad 15, a graduate student exhibition showcasing visual works from graphic design to photography, painting, printmaking, and sculpture. The exhibit will be on display from Friday, March 13, through Friday, April 10, in the Islander Art Gallery, located in the Hamlin Shopping Center at 4024 Weber Road. Visitors to the Islander Gallery will witness the talent of the emerging graduate artists and experience the quality and diversity of the art education offered by the MFA program at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. The gallery is open from Wednesday through Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, email Andrew Malczewski at gactamucc@gmail.com; or call 361.852.3350.

Tue, March 17, 2015 through Thu, May 28, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and Elite Toastmasters invites all students, staff, faculty, alumni, and the community to visit and participate in their weekly meetings every Thursday at 6 p.m. from Feb. 28 through May 28, in Island Hall, room 162. Speak confidently in front of large groups. Become a better leader. Learn essential skills to make you thrive in today’s job market. Toastmasters International serves more than 300,000 members worldwide and has, for more than 90 years, fostered personal and professional growth. For more information, visit http://elite.toastmastersclubs.org/; or contact Diana Del Angel at Diana.delangel@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.3681.

Mon, March 23, 2015 through Tue, May 05, 2015 - REVISED: Register now for the spring 2015 2nd 7-week session. Classes begin on Monday, March 23, and run through Tuesday, May 5. Registration is available in-person at the Student Services Center. Deadline to register/add a class for this session is March 27. To view a list of courses being offered, log on to http://banner.tamucc.edu/schedule/. For more information, call the Registrar's Office at 361.825.2624.

Mon, March 30, 2015 through Fri, April 03, 2015 - Plan now to register for courses offered at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi for the following: Summer I session, Summer II session, August semester, and the Fall 2015 semester. The dates listed below are the first day the following class levels can begin to register:

  • Monday, March 30 – Graduate students may register for classes. 
  • Tuesday, March 31– Senior students may register for classes.
  • Wednesday, April 1– Junior students may register for classes.
  • Thursday, April 2 – Sophomore students may register for classes. 
  • Friday, April 3 – 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 fall semester. For more information, call 361.825.7024; 1.800.4TAMUCC; or go to http://registrar.tamucc.edu/registration/index.html.

Wed, April 01, 2015 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Communication & Media will host their annual public relations guest lecture series featuring Christina Zdanowicz, News Producer at CNN.com, on Wednesday, April 1, from 5 – 6 p.m. in the Engineering Building, room 107. Zdanowicz will discuss the role of social media in public relations and will provide participants with advice on obtaining a career in social media and/or public relations. For more information, call 361.825.2273; or e-mail michelle.maresh-fuehrer@tamucc.edu.

Wed, April 01, 2015 - The Counseling and Training Clinic, a free public community clinic operated in the Natural Resources Center (NRC) building by the Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, will hold a Distress Tolerance group beginning on April 1 in the NRC, suite 2700. The group, led by Dr. Michelle Hollenbaugh, is designed to help participants develop skills to improve personal relationships, learn and practice mindfulness, and handle and cope with difficult emotions. The group is based upon dialectical behavioral therapy. These sessions, which run for six week, are free and open to the public; however, participants must be screened prior to sessions. For more information, contact the Counseling and Training Clinic at 361.825.3988.

Thu, April 02, 2015 through Fri, April 03, 2015 - Texas A&M University–Corpus Christi Opera Workshop will present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s musical classic, “Cinderella,” on Thursday, April 2, and Friday, April 3, in the Performing Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. This will be a lovely night of family friendly music and fantasy. Come take pictures on the royal red carpet and join in the preshow children’s activities. Stay after the show for a talk back with faculty and students to answer your questions about life in Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s School of Arts, Media and Communication and the Department of Music. Tickets will be available at the door and are $10 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, contact Cassi McNabb at Cassi.McNabb@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.2553.

Fri, April 03, 2015 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Art will be projecting films by legendary female film makers on the outside walls of K Space Contemporary on Friday, April 3, starting at sundown. K Space Contemporary is located at 415 Starr St. #D in downtown Corpus Christi. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Rachel Holman at 361.825.3756.

Fri, April 03, 2015 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Art Student Drawing Exhibition will open on Friday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. at K Space Contemporary, 415 Starr St. #D in downtown Corpus Christi. The exhibition features drawings from advanced and graduate drawing students. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Rachel Holman at 361.825.3756.

Tue, April 07, 2015 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-Corpus Christi coaching staff better as well as get insider information about the teams. Luncheons will be held the first Tuesday of every month (except for March) from September to May on a rotating basis at Holiday Inn Downtown Marina 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:

  • April 7 – Holiday Inn Downtown Marina
  • May 5 – Holiday Inn Downtown Marina

Thu, April 09, 2015 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Departments of History and English will present a reading by Dr. Sandrine Sanos, Joe B. Frantz Associate Professor of Modern European History, on Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m., in the Weil Gallery. Dr. Sanos’s talk, “Exiled Bodies and the Sex of Violence in Post-1945 France,” will commence the College of Liberal Arts’ Graduate Symposium, “Spaces in Between.” Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Dr. Molly Engelhardt at 361.825.3793; or Dr. Sandrine Sanos at 361.825.2466.

Thu, April 09, 2015 - Join Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in a celebration of the history of nursing in south Texas with a viewing of a new mural from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, at the Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd. The mural will later be unveiled in its permanent location at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Island Hall with a reception on Wednesday, May 6, from 5-6:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Josh Poorman at 361.825.3408.

Thu, April 09, 2015 - Join Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in a celebration of the history of nursing in south Texas with a viewing of a new mural from 6:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 9, at the Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd. The mural will later be unveiled in its permanent location at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Island Hall with a reception on Wednesday, May 6, from 5-6:30 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Josh Poorman at 361.825.3408.

Thu, April 09, 2015 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Communication & Media will present a keynote from distinguished communication scholar Dr. Charles Conrad on Thursday, April 9, at 7 p.m. in Bay Hall, room 104. Dr. Conrad is a Professor of organizational communication and organizational rhetoric/strategic communication in the Department of Communication at Texas A&M University and a past editor of Management Communication Quarterly.  His research focuses on the interface among organizational discourse, power, and politics and has appeared in numerous journals including the Quarterly Journal of Speech, Journal of Applied Communication Research, and Communication Monographs. He is conducting research on the processes through which organizational discourse influences healthcare policymaking. This presentation is free and open to the public. For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/tamucc.commweek.

Fri, April 10, 2015 - The ninth annual Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Athletic Fund Golf Tournament, presented by Fulton Coastcon General Contractors, will be on Friday, April 10, at 1 p.m. at the Corpus Christi Country Club. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Islander student-athlete scholarship fund. This year’s event will feature fun games and unique interaction with Islanders student-athletes, a silent auction, lunch before the round, and a reception following the afternoon’s activities. There will also be a hole-in-one contest for a chance to win $10,000 in cash. Individuals can take part in the tournament for just $275, with team packages for four players ranging from $1,100 to $2,500. All players will receive lunch, an Islanders pullover, and a spot at the post-tournament awards reception. To register go to goislander.com, or go to goislander.com/details for complete package details. For more information on the IAF Golf Tournament, contact Suzette Hamer at 361.825.3211.

Sat, April 11, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Student Reading Council will honor University alumna Dr. Tammy Francis Donaldson at its annual Literacy Award Luncheon on Saturday, April 11, at noon in the University Center, Anchor Ballroom A. The luncheon will feature a Texas barbeque themed lunch. Tickets are available for $20 and must be reserved in advance by contacting tamuccsrc@gmail.com. The goal of the Student Reading Council is to promote literacy in our community and serve as a network group between current and future educators.  Each year, our organization nominates an individual, company, or organization within our community that promotes and celebrates literacy. Dr. Donaldson was selected for her ongoing support of literacy in our community through her work with and leadership in various organizations. This event is open to the public. For more information, contact Tiana Pearce at tiana.pearce@tamucc.edu.

Tue, April 14, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has partnered with the Women’s Shelter of South Texas to host the 2015 Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 14, at 6 p.m., at the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Plaza. The event is free and open to the public. There will be a limited number of high heel shoes available to use for the walk. Participants are encouraged to bring their own, or donate a small amount if they choose to use shoes provided. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes allows men the opportunity to help raise awareness about violence against women by walking a mile wearing high heels. Individuals of all ages are welcome to participate in the walk. There will be a host of other activities taking place at the event such as the Red Heel Shoe Decorating Contest, Photo Booth, community information tables, and a candlelight vigil to honor victims of gender violence. In addition, there will be t-shirts and buttons for sale and all proceeds go to the Women’s Shelter of South Texas. For more information, go to facebook.com/tamuccwalkamile; or call 361.825.2612.

Sat, April 18, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will hold its “Island Day” campus preview program on Saturday, April 18, 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/.

Tue, April 21, 2015 through Sun, April 26, 2015 - The Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present “Assassins” by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, in the Warren Theatre on Tuesday, April 21, through Saturday, April 25, at 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, April 26, at 2 p.m. The Tony-winning musical lays bare the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President of the United States. The historical "revusical" explores the dark side of the American experience. From John Wilkes Booth to Lee Harvey Oswald, writers Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman bend the rules of time and space, taking audiences on a nightmarish roller coaster ride in which assassins and would-be assassins from different historical periods meet, interact, and inspire each other to harrowing acts in the name of the American Dream. Tickets are $12 for adults, $7.50 for non-university students and $5 for University students with SandDollar$ ID. Tickets are available for purchase online, at the door the night of the show or at the box office in the Center for the Arts, first floor on Monday, April 20, through Friday, March 24, from noon to 2 p.m. For more information, contact Rachel Holman at Rachel.holman@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.3756.

Thu, April 23, 2015 - Join the Fiesta San Antonio festivities with the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Alumni Association. The Alumni Fiesta will be held on Thursday, April 23, from 6 – 8 p.m. at La Paloma on the San Antonio River Walk, 215 Losoya. The event is free and open to Islander Alumni and guests. Come enjoy a good time on the River Walk complete with free food, cash bar, and great company. For more information, contact Islander Alumni Relations at 361.825.5787.