Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Calendar of Events

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Fri, April 22, 2016 through Sat, December 31, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Office of Community Outreach is excited to announce online continuing education courses for professionals who wish to improve their project management knowledge and skills or are seeking project management certification. Classes include career training programs, instructor-led short courses, self-paced tutorials and customized project management training. Courses are 100% online. Start dates vary and courses run from six weeks to nine months in length. All classes are open to the public. Go to outreach.tamucc.edu for more information about the courses, including fees and start dates, or call Danell Reilly at 361.825.5751.

Thu, May 05, 2016 through Wed, June 29, 2016 - The Mary and Jeff Bell Library invites the public to the first ever Islander Faculty and Staff Art Exhibition. Over 40 works of art by current Islander faculty and staff will be on display on the first floor of the library through Wednesday, June 29. For more information, contact Jeff Janko at jeff.janko@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.2588.

Thu, May 12, 2016 through Sun, August 21, 2016 - The Art Museum of South Texas, located at 1902 N. Shoreline Blvd., presents “Target Texas: The Meaning of Mixed.” The exhibit brings together some of the most innovative and thought-provoking art from contemporary artists’ productions across the state. The AMST's curator has used gallery associations, artists’ contacts, the Texas Archive and other curators to form this exhibition which will take a look at Texas artists using mixed media as a primary mode of expression. The exhibit runs through Sunday, August 21. Visit http://artmuseumofsouthtexas.org/ for more information, including museum ticket and membership prices.

Wed, May 18, 2016 through Sat, December 31, 2016 - The Continuing Education and Professional Development Department offers a wide-range of personal and professional development courses that can be taken entirely online as instructor-led professional development short courses (6-weeks). Continuing education units and continuing professional education is awarded upon request with successful completion of the course. The cost for most courses is $99, and payment for University employees is available via IDT. There is also have a special site for Teacher Professional Development. For more information, contact Danell Reilly at 361.825.5751; email continuing.ed@tamucc.edu; or go to outreach.tamucc.edu.

Tue, May 31, 2016 - An AutoCheck Tailpipe Tuesday event will take place on Tuesday, May 31, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi campus. The event will be located at the end of Island Blvd., from the first University entrance, past the stop sign. In three to five minutes, AutoCheck measures harmful pollutants emitted from vehicles. If your vehicle is determined to be polluting you may qualify for a voucher good for up to $600 in repairs. The event is free and open to the public and is performed with penalty monies from a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality enforcement action. For more information, contact Trent Thigpen at 361.825.3070; go to autocheck.cc; or visit the TAMU-CC Community Outreach Facebook page.

Sat, June 04, 2016 through Sun, June 26, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders will be offering a number of camps for all ages and sports over the summer. For more information on schedules, fees and registration for beach volleyball camps, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

  • June 4 – 5: Beach Volleyball Camp 1
  • June 11 – 12: Beach Volleyball Camp 2
  • June 18 – 19: Beach Volleyball Camp 3
  • June 25 – 26: Beach Volleyball Camp 4

Mon, June 06, 2016 - Design the shirt for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Writing Camp 2016! All student artists are invited to submit original artwork for t-shirts. Writing camp participants will then select their favorite design, which will be made and available for purchase for a limited time. The contest has two age categories; middle/elementary students and high school students. The selected artists will receive a $50 Barnes & Noble gift card. Enrollment in the camp is not required for participation. Designs are due by Monday, June 6, in .jpg format to keren.costanzo@tamucc.edu; or by mail at TAMUCC CBWP, 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5796, Corpus Christi, TX 78412-5796. Visit Writingcamps.tamucc.edu for rules and submission instructions.

Mon, June 06, 2016 through Sun, June 26, 2016 -

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders will be offering a number of camps for all ages and sports over the summer. For more information on schedules, fees and registration for Men’s Basketball camps, go to http://www.islandersbasketballcamp.com.

  • June 6 – 9:  Day Camp Session 1, from 8 a.m. to noon
  • June 11: Shooting Camp, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • June 20 –23: Islanders Bitty Ball, from 9 - 11 a.m.
  • June 20 –23: Day Camp Session 2, from noon to 4 p.m.
  • June 25 –26: High Potential Camp, from 3 - 10 p.m.

Mon, June 06, 2016 through Sat, July 23, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders will be offering a number of camps for all ages and sports over the summer. For more information on schedules, fees and registration for soccer camps, go to www.goislanders.com/information/camps.

  • June 6 – 9: Islanders Soccer Youth Day Camp – Girls and boys ages 5-16
  • July 11 – 14: Islanders Soccer Youth Day Camp – Girls and boys ages 5-16
  • June 12: Islanders Soccer One Day Clinic – Girls ages 13-20
  • July 20 – 23: Islanders Soccer Residential Camp – Girls ages 13-18

Mon, June 06, 2016 through Fri, August 12, 2016 - The Art Museum of South Texas presents “The Fine Art of Summer Camp 2016.” Their popular summer art camp sessions for K5 through 12 year old are offered from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. over a six to seven week period in June, July and August. Campers are instructed in a variety of visual and performing arts activities such as drawing, painting, printmaking, ceramics, pantomime, improvisation and musical theater. On the final day of each camp an exhibition of work produced and a public performance is held for families and friends. Before and after care is available for parents needing extended hours. Camps fill up quickly and early registration is advised. Members receive advance notification and a discount on registration fees. Children must have completed kindergarten before camp begins to attend. For more information or to register, go to http://www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org/Learn/KidsandFamilies/Camps.aspx; or call 361.825.3504.

  • Session One: In A Galaxy Far Far Away will take place Monday, June 6, through Friday, June 10.
  • Session Two: Under the Sea! will take place Monday, June 13, through Friday, June 17.
  • Session Three: Mine “Craft” Camp will take place Monday, June 20, through Friday, June 24.
  • Session Four: Cartoon Camp will take place Monday, June 27, through Friday, July 1.
  • Session Five: Jurassic Art will take place Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22.
  • Session Six: The Clay Ground will take place Monday, July 25, through Friday, Aug. 5.
  • Session Seven: Hood And Seek will take place Monday, Aug. 8, through Friday, Aug. 12.

For more information or to register, go to http://www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org/Learn/KidsandFamilies/Camps.aspx; or call 361.825.3504.

Mon, June 06, 2016 through Fri, June 10, 2016 - The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present the annual Islander Band Camp from Monday, June 6, through Friday, June 10. The commuter registration deadline has been extended to Tuesday, May 31. Islander Band Camp offers middle school and high school students the opportunity to come to the Island University for a week of music and fun. The camp is open to all students with at least one year of experience on a woodwind, brass or percussion instrument. Classes consist of group lessons, one-on-one study with dedicated and accomplished faculty members who perform and present nationally and internationally, sectionals, full ensemble rehearsals and basic music theory. Students will also enjoy activities each day, including games and recitals. For pricing information, camp applications, and more, click here, or contact Dina Ruiz at 361.825.3756; or email Bernadina.ruiz@tamucc.edu.

Tue, June 07, 2016 through Thu, June 30, 2016 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Office of Community Outreach will host a GRE Test Preparation Course to take place every Tuesday and Thursday, from June 7 through June 30, in the O’Connor Building, room 222, from 6-9 p.m. The GRE Test Preparation Course is open to anyone who wants to prepare for the GRE exam, which is required to get into graduate school. The course is open to faculty, staff, students and the public. The tuition cost is $699. For more information or to register, go to http://outreach.tamucc.edu/testprep/gre/index.html.

Wed, June 08, 2016 through Thu, July 14, 2016 -

 The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders will be offering a number of camps for all ages and sports over the summer. For more information on schedules, fees and registration for softball camps, go to http://www.islanderssoftballcamps.com/

  • June 8-9: All Skills Camp
  • June 15: Hitting Camp 1
  • June 15: Pitching Camp 1
  • July 13: Hitting Camp 2
  • July 14: One Day All Skills Camp

Mon, June 13, 2016 through Fri, July 01, 2016 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Coastal Bend Writing Project will host several sessions of two writing camps for students in third through 12th grade beginning on Monday, June 13.

  • Young Author’s Writing Camp provides elementary and middle school students/authors with opportunities to expand their interest in writing and to experience writing as a fun and creative opportunity for self-expression and communication.
  • Writers’ Island Workshop provides high school writers with opportunities to expand their interest in writing and to experience a professional style writer's workshop.
Both camps will include a variety of writing activities, visits with poets and artists and nature walks. The camp is led by a team of university professors, elementary school teachers and university students. Camp fees are $185 per camp. Scholarships are available. Registration forms and more details are available online at writingcamps.tamucc.edu.

Mon, June 13, 2016 through Sat, June 18, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders will be offering a number of camps for all ages and sports over the summer. For more information on schedules, fees and registration for Women’s Basketball camps, go to http://www.islandergirlsbasketballcamp.com/.

  • June 13 – 16: Islander Girls Basketball Day Camp – Grades 3-8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • June 18: Islander Girls Basketball Elite Camp – Grades 9-12, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Mon, June 13, 2016 through Sat, June 18, 2016 - The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present the annual Coastal Bend String Camp and Suzuki Camp from Monday, June 13, through Friday, June 18. The registration deadline for both camps is Wednesday, June 1. The Coastal Bend String Camp classes offered are: string orchestra, sectionals, chamber music, mariachi, world music and rhythm. Students will also enjoy recreational events, recitals and concerts. Students will be divided by grade level from elementary school, middle school or high school. For information, click here. The Early Childhood Development Center Suzuki String Camp is open to all violin and cello students (ages 4-8) in the Corpus Christi community who are currently enrolled in a Suzuki Program. Students will have the opportunity to work on intonation, sound production, posture and Suzuki music repertoire. For more information on the Suzuki String Camp, click here. For more information, contact Dina Ruiz at 361.825.3756; or email Bernadina.ruiz@tamucc.edu.

Fri, June 17, 2016 - The ME by the SEa Regional Professional Development Conference for math and science educators will take place Friday, June 17, in the Center for Instruction at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The conference is open to educators of all levels, including students, K-12 educators, higher education instructors, and administrators. Registration fees include sessions, a keynote speaker and continuing education credits, as well as continental breakfast and box lunch. Registration currently costs $30 for the general public, or $15 for students. After Sunday, June 5, regular registration will increase to $45. Vendor spaces are also available. Register at http://me.tamucc.edu/. For more information, email Dr. Faye Bruun at faye.bruun@tamucc.edu.

Sun, June 19, 2016 through Sat, June 25, 2016 - High school students ages 16-18 with a high interest in science, technology, engineering and math are encouraged to apply for the STEM Summer Institute Underwater Robotics Camp at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi from Sunday, June 19, through Saturday, June 25. Application deadline is Friday, June 3. The residential camp, held on campus, introduces participants to exciting oceanography research and engineering opportunities, in particular ROV (remotely operative vehicle) operations and design, through lectures, exercises, hands-on activities, and field trips. The cost of the camp is $535, which covers food, lodging and instructional materials. Scholarships may be available for participants who express need based on merit or financial need. For registration information, visit http://engineering.tamucc.edu/summer.html; or email Mayra.Alvarado@tamucc.edu.

Tue, June 21, 2016 through Thu, July 28, 2016 -

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders will be offering a number of camps for all ages and sports over the summer. For more information on schedules, fees and registration for beach baseball camps, go to http://www.islanderbaseballcamps.com.

  • June 21: High School Showcase 1 – Grades 9-12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • July 19: High School Showcase 2 – Grades 9-12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • August 16: High School Showcase 3 – Grades 9-12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • June 13 – 16: Skills Camp 1 – Ages 4-14, from 9 a.m. to noon
  • July 11 – 14: Skills Camp 2 – Ages 4-14, from 9 a.m. to noon
  • June 27 – 30: Competition Camp 1 – Ages 4-14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • July 25 – 28: Competition Camp 2 – Ages 4-14, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Thu, June 30, 2016 - The application deadline to apply for the FLIP Your LIDS (Future Leaders in Providing your Low-Incidence Disability Services) program, hosted by the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, is Thursday, June 30, for the fall 2016 semester. FLIP Your LIDS is a US Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs grant-funded project designed to provide specialized training with a focus on low-incidence disabilities. Applications may include spring 2016 TAMU-CC graduating seniors, current TAMU-CC graduate students, and members of the public who are educators and/or prospective graduate students.  FLIP Your LIDS currently provides tuition support for some qualifying students. The program offers two options: one for new and existing special education majors seeking a master's degree and a Low-Incidence Disabilities Transcripted Certificate; and one for graduate students in other programs seeking the transcripted certificate only (this option is available for previously certified special education teachers, and graduate students in education and other related fields). For more information, call Dr. Karen McCaleb at 361.825.2449 or Dr. Phyllis Robertson at 361.825.3331; or email Karen.mccaleb@tamucc.edu or Phyllis.robertson@tamucc.edu.

Tue, July 05, 2016 through Sun, July 17, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders will be offering a number of camps for all ages and sports over the summer. For more information on schedules, fees and registration for volleyball camps, go to http://www.islandervolleyballcamps.com/.

  • July 5 –7: Advanced Camp – Grades 9-12
  • July 8 – 10: All Skills Camp – Grades 5-8
  • July 16: Position Camp 1 – Grades 5-12
  • July 17:  Position Camp 2 –  Grades 5-12

Thu, July 07, 2016 through Sun, July 10, 2016 -

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders will be offering a number of camps for all ages and sports over the summer. For more information on schedules, fees and registration for the Cross Country camp, go to http://www.goislanders.com/sports/xc/2015-16/files/2016_Islanders_XC_Camp.pdf.

  • July 7-10: Cross Country Camp

Sun, July 10, 2016 through Wed, July 13, 2016 -

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islanders will be offering a number of camps for all ages and sports over the summer. For more information on schedules, fees and registration for the Track & Field camp, go to http://www.goislanders.com/sports/track/2015-16/files/2016_Islanders_TF_Camp.pdf.

  • July 10 –13: Track and Field Camp

Mon, July 18, 2016 through Fri, July 22, 2016 - The Department of Music at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi invites high school students to attend the second annual Islander Sound Waves: Summer Camp for Singers and Pianists from Monday, July 18, through Friday, July 22, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The camp will take place on the campus of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. The deadline for commuter applications is Monday, June 20. All students will have the opportunity to participate in private voice lessons, acting for singers, foreign language diction, a college audition workshop, vocal health classes, sight-singing practices, an all-state music preparation class and fun social activities. Students will work with the University’s voice and choral faculty, and piano and theory faculty. The camp will now also include pianists in Sound Waves. Students will celebrate the closing of camp week by performing in an end-of-camp recital. For more information, click here; or contact Dina Ruiz at 361.825.3756; or email Bernadina.ruiz@tamucc.edu.

Mon, July 25, 2016 through Fri, July 29, 2016 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s second annual Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Summer Institute will be held July 25-29 at the Island University. Application deadline is Sunday, July 3. The goal is to offer a summer program that connects South Texas high school teachers and students to UAS technology, capitalizing on the buzz surrounding this cutting edge industry and placing South Texas students and teachers at the forefront of this field. The institute is open to 20 students, ranging from sophomores through seniors in high school, primarily from low-income, underserved schools in surrounding school districts. The institute includes a week-long program where students learn to use the UAS equipment and software. The objectives of the UAS Summer Institute are to offer high school students an introduction to:

  • UAS engineering concepts and application,
  • UAS and sensor equipment,
  • UAS software, and
  • Operation and control of a UAS and sensor equipment.

For more information or to register, go to http://research.tamucc.edu/UASCamp/UAS_Summer_Institute.html.

Wed, September 14, 2016 - Tickets are now on sale for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s 2016 State of the University luncheon taking place on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at 11:30 a.m. in the University Center, Anchor Ballroom. During the luncheon, TAMU-CC President and CEO, Dr. Flavius Killebrew, will share news about the growth and development of the Island University and its impact on the Coastal Bend. Following the luncheon, Islander students will offer guided tours of our beautiful campus. Table sponsorships are available at the $1,000 and $2,500 level. Individual tickets are $25. For more information, visit http://sotu.tamucc.edu/; or call 361.825.5894.