Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Calendar of Events

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Sat, November 01, 2014 - January and Spring Session 2015 Registration: Register now for January session and spring 2015 semester classes. January session classes begin on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015. For more information, go to http://www.tamucc.edu/.

Tue, December 02, 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:

  • 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

Fri, December 05, 2014 through Sat, December 20, 2014 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Art will present 100@100, an annual galleries fundraiser, from Friday, Dec. 5, through Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Islander Art Gallery, located in the Hamlin Center at 4024 Weber Road. An opening reception will take place on Friday, Dec. 5, from 6-8 p.m. The exhibition will feature multi-media work by emerging artists within Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. The Islander Art Gallery is open Thursday through Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. For more information, contact Dr. Laura Petican, Galleries Director, at 361.825.5752, or at laura.petican@tamucc.edu.

Sat, December 13, 2014 through Sat, March 07, 2015 - The following is a home schedule of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Men’s and Women’s Basketball Games from December 2014 through March 2015. Tickets start at $8; and students get in free with their SandDollar$ ID. To purchase tickets, go to www.GoIslanders.com; or call 361.825.2255.                                                                                                       

  • Saturday, Dec. 13 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against UT-Arlington beginning at 5 p.m. in the Dugan Wellness Center
  • Monday, Dec. 15 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Tennessee State beginning at 5 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Monday, Dec. 15- Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against UTSA beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Wednesday, Dec. 17 – Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Oakland beginning at 7 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Saturday, Dec. 20 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Texas Southern  beginning at 1 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Houston- Tillotson beginning at 5 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Tuesday, Dec. 30 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against Jarvis Christian beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Thursday, Jan. 8 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Lamar beginning at 7 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Saturday, Jan. 10 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against McNeese beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Dugan Wellness Center
  • Saturday, Jan. 10 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against McNeese beginning at 7 p.m. in the Dugan Wellness Center
  • Monday, Jan. 12 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against Lamar beginning at 7 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Wednesday, Jan. 14 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Northwestern State beginning at 7 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Tuesday, Jan 20 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against Northwestern State beginning at 7 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Thursday, Jan. 29 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Incarnate Word beginning at 7 p.m. in the Dugan Wellness Center
  • Tuesday, Feb. 3 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against Incarnate Word beginning at 7 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Thursday, Feb. 12 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against New Orleans beginning at 7 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Saturday, Feb. 14 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Stephen F. Austin University beginning at 1 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Saturday, Feb. 14 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against Stephen F. Austin University beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Monday, Feb. 16 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against New Orleans beginning at 7 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Saturday, Feb. 28 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Sam Houston beginning at noon in the American Bank Center
  • Saturday, Feb. 28 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against Sam Houston beginning at 7 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Thursday, March 5 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Houston Baptist beginning at 5 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Thursday, March 5 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against Houston Baptist beginning at 7:30 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Saturday, March 7 - Islanders Women’s Basketball Team against Abilene Christian University beginning at 1 p.m. in the American Bank Center
  • Saturday, March 7 - Islanders Men’s Basketball Team against Abilene Christian University beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the American Bank Center

Mon, December 22, 2014 through Tue, December 23, 2014 - The Art Museum of South Texas will host “Half Day Holiday Mini- Camps” for children ages K5-12 on Monday, Dec. 22, through Tuesday, Dec. 23. Morning sessions are from 9 a.m. to noon and afternoon sessions are from 1 – 4 p.m. Children are welcomed this holiday season to celebrate with 4 mini-camp sessions. Each session consists of its own holiday project and drama activities. Camps will be held in the Johnson Building Art Studio and KidZone at the Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd. Admission for each half day session is $15 for members; and $20 for non-members. Pre-registration is required. The Art Museum of South Texas is affiliated with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. To register, call 361.825.3504. The mini-camps are as follows:

  • Ornaments: Monday, Dec. 22, 9 a.m. –noon: From the sparkly to the brightly painted, create twinkling, shining, twirling decorations to adorn your family tree.
  • Decorations: Monday, Dec. 22, 1 –4 p.m.: From a miniature table-top tree to dazzling decorated wreath, create special handmade decorations to celebrate the season!
  • Stockings: Tuesday, Dec. 23, 9 a.m. –noon: Use paint, stamps, glitter, ribbon and more on muslin to create a fanciful Christmas stocking to hang at home.
  • Gingerbread Houses: Tuesday, Dec. 23, 1–4 p.m.: From gumdrops to graham crackers, we’ll make the sweetest treat in town! Create fanciful gingerbread houses that really are good enough to eat!

Wed, December 24, 2014 through Fri, January 02, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 24, through Friday, Jan. 2, for the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays. The University will reopen on Monday, Jan. 5, 2015.

Tue, January 27, 2015 - Come celebrate our 2014 Corpus Christi Rock Stars, the 2014 Corpus Christi Under 40 honorees at the Mayor’s Breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, at 7:30 a.m. at the Solomon P. Ortiz Center, 402 Harbor Drive.  The breakfast will highlight 40 young professionals under the age of 40 who are thriving in their career and in their service to the Coastal Bend community.  Tickets are $30 each and table sponsorships are available.  Net proceeds will benefit the Antonio E. Garcia Arts and Education Center.  For more information or to purchase tickets, please visit, ccu40.org or contact 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, January 31, 2015 - Make plans now to join Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi President and CEO Flavius Killebrew and friends on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 6:30-11:30 p.m. at the Art Museum of South Texas, 1902 N Shoreline Blvd. The President’s Mardi Gras Ball celebrates the Mardi Gras season south Texas style to honor our top supporters of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. For ticket information, call 361.825.5749; or go to  presidentsball.tamucc.edu.

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.

Tue, February 24, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will hold the Faculty/Staff vs. Students Basketball Game on Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dugan Wellness Center Gym. The faculty/staff will be out to defend their previous win as they challenge students in this annual game. Halftime activities will consist of performances by the Islanders Dance and Cheer Teams, and an introduction of the Homecoming Court. The event, which is sponsored by the Homecoming Committee, Recreational Sports, and Islander Athletics, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 361.825.2313; or e-mail drew.cantwell@tamucc.edu. For complete list of Homecoming 2015 events, go to http://homecoming.tamucc.edu/.

Thu, February 26, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host the Lighting of the “I” Spirit Rally on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 6:30 p.m. at the Dining Hall Plaza. The lighting of the “I” is a special Islander tradition that embraces University spirit. The event, which is sponsored by Islander Athletics and the Homecoming Committee, is free and open to the public. For more information, call 361.825.2707; or email Lily.Gonzalez@tamucc.edu. For a complete list of Homecoming 2015 events, go to http://homecoming.tamucc.edu.

Fri, February 27, 2015 - Join the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Alumni Association at the Annual Meeting on Friday, Feb. 27, at 5 p.m. in the Center for Instruction, room 113, and find out how you can impact your fellow alumni. For more information, contact our Islander Alumni Office at 361.825.5787; or go to http://islanderalumni.com/homecoming2015 for a complete list of Homecoming 2015 events.

Fri, February 27, 2015 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Alumni Association and the Islander Athletic Fund will host the Alumni Homecoming Honors Banquet on Friday, Feb. 27, at 6 p.m. in the University Center, Anchor Ballroom. The banquet will include the Islander Alumni Awards and honor our Athletic Hall of Honor recipients. Tickets prices are $50 for alumni and guests; $35 for newly-graduated alumni (within the last five years). For more information or to purchase tickets, call the Islander Alumni Office at 361.825.5787 or go to http://islanderalumni.com/homecoming2015 for a complete list of Homecoming 2015 events.

Sat, February 28, 2015 - Join us during Homecoming Week 2015 to cheer on your Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders Women’s Basketball team on Saturday, Feb. 28, at noon at the American Bank Center as they take on Sam Houston State. Tickets are $5; $8 for sideline seats. For a complete list of Homecoming 2015 events, go to http://homecoming.tamucc.edu. Click HERE to purchase your tickets online; or call 361-825-BALL (2255) to purchase your tickets to the game.

Sat, February 28, 2015 - Cheer on your Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders Men’s Basketball team on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. at the American Bank Center as they take on Sam Houston State during Homecoming Week 2015. Tickets are $8; $14 for sideline seats. For a complete list of Homecoming 2015 events, go to http://homecoming.tamucc.edu/. Click HERE to purchase your tickets online; or call 361-825-BALL (2255) to purchase your tickets to the game.

Sat, February 28, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will hold its ninth annual Homecoming Parade on Saturday, Feb. 28, beginning at 4:30 p.m. The parade will begin on Shoreline Boulevard at Peoples Street and end at the American Bank Center. Community, business, and University organizations will participate in the parade. Support your organization and help cheer on the Islanders before the men’s basketball game against Sam Houston State. For a complete list of Homecoming 2015 events, go to http://homecoming.tamucc.edu.

Sat, February 28, 2015 - Show your Islander Spirit by watching the game in style at our ALUMNI NET(working) VIP Party on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 6 p.m. at the American Bank Center, Imperial Lounge. Food and drinks will be served and a cash bar will be available. Tickets to the Islander Men's Basketball game are required for each entry. Ticket prices are $20 for adults; and $5 for kids age 5 and under. If you don't have a game ticket yet, take advantage of our Homecoming Party Pack, which includes a ticket to both the Men's Basketball game and the Homecoming Party for $25 for adults and $10 for kids age 5 and under. For more information, contact the Islander Alumni Office at 361.825.5787 or visit our website at http://islanderalumni.com/homecoming2015/.

Sat, February 28, 2015 - Start out Homecoming day by running or walking at the First Island Challenge 5K Fun Run & Walk on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 8 a.m. in front of the Dugan Wellness Center.  This is the perfect opportunity to see our beautiful island campus and how it has changed over the years. Registration is $25 for early registration and $15 for 21 and under, which includes great Islander goodies and an Island Challenge T-shirt. Proceeds of the Island Challenge benefit the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Alumni Association. For more information, contact the Islander Alumni Office at 361.825.5787; or visit our website at http://islanderalumni.com/homecoming2015.

Sat, February 28, 2015 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will hold the Official Homecoming Tailgate on Saturday, Feb. 28, at 4 p.m. in the American Bank Center parking lot. Join the campus community and get pumped up with spirit before the Homecoming game! The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 361.825.2707; or email Lily Gonzalez at Lily.Gonzalez@tamucc.edu. For a complete list of Homecoming 2015 events, go to http://homecoming.tamucc.edu.