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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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org; or go to outreach.tamucc.edu.
Thu, June 02, 2016 through Sat, December 31, 2016 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is now offering college credit to long-time professionals with significant life and work experience. Through the Prior Learning Credits by Portfolio program, the student will develop a 10-15 page portfolio about their prior learning experiences in the context of academic requirements and goals, along with the documentation necessary to support the request of credit for prior learning. The initial course costs $245; subsequent portfolio assessments are $175 each. Enrollment is ongoing and students can join at any time. For details, guidance, and enrollment information, contact Dr. Rachel Kirk at 361.825.2700; or go to https://www.learningcountsportal.org/tamucc/.
Mon, August 01, 2016 through Mon, October 31, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Education and Human Development will offer two new online programs in 2016.
Fri, August 26, 2016 through Fri, December 09, 2016 - The Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi seeks participants ages 18 and up for a free personal skills group. The group is based on dialectical behavior therapy, and is designed to help participants develop skills to handle and cope with difficult emotions (anger, fear, sadness, anxiety), improve personal relationships and learn and practice mindfulness. It will meet weekly in the evenings at the Counseling and Training Clinic in the Natural Resources Center Building on the campus of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. For information and to join, call 361.825.3988.
Thu, September 08, 2016 through Fri, December 09, 2016 - The Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center located at 2021 Agnes St. will host a series of free parenting classes on Thursday evenings starting on Thursday, Sept. 8 through Friday, Dec. 9 from 5:30 – 7 p.m. The classes are held by the graduate counseling interns of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi under the supervision of a licensed counselor. A snack will be provided. Child care is not provided at this time. At the conclusion of the classes, parents receive a certificate of completion. A full list of topics is available at http://garciacenter.tamucc.edu.
Thu, September 29, 2016 through Sun, January 08, 2017 - The Art Museum of South Texas has received major funding support to document and honor the life and career of 20th century American artist and Texas Modernist, Dorothy Hood. Her life and art will be profiled in an exhibition and book entitled “Dorothy Hood: The Color of Being / El Color del Ser” - the first major critical overview of Hood's paintings and works on paper produced from the 1930s until her death in 2000. The exhibition, which runs Thursday, Sept. 29, through Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, will fill most of the museum. Hood's work is in the permanent collections of over 30 major museums, including the Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Go to http://www.artmuseumofsouthtexas.org/ for more information, including museum admission prices.
Mon, October 10, 2016 through Mon, October 31, 2016 - 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. AutoCheck will take place on the following times and locations:
Thu, October 27, 2016 through Fri, October 28, 2016 - The Opera Theatre at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi presents Dia de los Mozart Thursday, Oct. 27, and Friday, Oct. 28, at 7:30 p.m. in the TAMU-CC Performing Arts Center. This performance will honor the music of Mozart through the performance of opera scenes from Don Giovanni, Cosi fan tutti, Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), and Die Entführung aus dem Serail (The Abduction of the Seraglio). It will also honor the upcoming holiday of Dia de los Muertos through makeup and costuming. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students/children and are available at the PAC Box Office one hour before the show. As part of the evening’s activities, a Makeup and Costume Contest will be offered beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sponsorship and prizes for the winners are provided by Theatrical Boutique Special FX Makeup, as well as a TAMU-CC prize pack for the top three in each age category. Winners must be present at the end of the production in order to claim prizes. Competitors should arrive prior to 6:30 p.m. in order to purchase show tickets and obtain a contestant number. For more information, call Dina Ruiz at 361.825.3756; or email Bernadina.email@example.com or Hope.Thacker@tamucc.edu.
Thu, October 27, 2016 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Young Business Professionals of the Coastal Bend (YBP) invites all students, faculty and staff to attend the YBP Superhero Dinner honoring Gabe ‘The Gladiator’ Guerra, on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina. President of Kleberg Bank, Guerra manages the Corpus Christi market and is a great supporter of the community. The yearly event is held to honor a superhero in the community and raise funds for the YBP Young Leader Endowment. Tickets and sponsorship are available for purchase at http://www.ybpauticb.com/superhero-dinner/.
Sat, October 29, 2016 - The Texas A&M-Corpus Christi College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the University Counseling Center and SAFE (Suicide Awareness Focuses on Everyone) is hosting “The Walk for Mental Health Awareness” on Saturday, Oct. 29 on the A&M-CC Hike and Bike Trail. Registration starts at 8 a.m. in the Hammerhead parking lot and the walk starts at 8:30 a.m. Registration is free, but canned food or donation for Coastal Bend Wellness Foundation are encouraged. Participants can register the morning of the event or online at https://orgsync.com/89097/forms/222103.Well behaved dogs on leashes are welcome. For more information, contact Dr. Pam Greene at firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 361.825.2270.
Sat, October 29, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Science and Engineering will host its 2016 Alumni Shrimp Boil on Saturday, Oct. 29 from 12 – 4 p.m. at the Laguna Madre Field Station. The event is intended to help engage alumni and reconnect them with the Island University. This year the college will be honoring Dr. Wes Tunnell, Endowed Chair for Biodiversity and Conservation Science at the Harte Research Institute, whose research has focused primarily on coastal and coral reef ecosystems. This event is open to all alumni of the college as well as faculty and staff. Spouses are also welcome. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Krystal Thomasson at Krystal.Thomasson@tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.2479.
Mon, October 31, 2016 through Fri, November 04, 2016 -
Join the College of Business and Coastal Bend Innovation Center in celebrating Veteran’s Small Business Week! Beginning Monday, Oct. 31 through Friday, Nov. 4, the Innovation center will be hosting several events that will provide Veterans with important information that could turn an entrepreneurial idea into a reality! Veteran’s Small Business Week events will take place on the following dates and times:
Most events are free and open to Veteran’s and their families. All events will take place at the Innovation Center located in Flour Bluff. For more information, visit http://cbbic.tamucc.edu/.
Mon, October 31, 2016 through Fri, November 04, 2016 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Spring 2017 class schedules are available for preview starting on Monday, Oct. 17, http://banner.tamucc.edu/schedule/. Eligible students can register via SAIL at http://sail.tamucc.edu/ or in person at the Student Services Center (Round Building) on the following schedule based on the student’s classification. For more information, visit http://registrar.tamucc.edu/.
Thu, November 03, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Mary and Jeff Library will host its first ever Outstanding Authors Speaker Series on Thursday, Nov. 3, from 2 – 4 p.m. on the second floor of the library. The event, to be held each fall and spring semester, was created to recognize the works of a published author/artist on campus. The first author being honored is Dr. Michelle Maresh-Fuehrer, Associate Professor of Communication at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. Her primary research interests are in the areas of crisis communication and public relations, with an emphasis on the impact of social media in these contexts. Michelle’s authorship includes three textbooks, five textbook chapters, six journal articles, one magazine article and over 25 conference papers. The speaker series is free and open to the public. After Dr. Maresh-Fuehrer speaks, there will be time for questions with a reception to follow. For more information, go to http://tamucc.libguides.com/OutstandingAuthors; email email@example.com; or call 361.825.3321.
Fri, November 04, 2016 - Join the Texas A&M University-Corpus Student Foundation Association (SFA) for the 2016 Islander Revue talent showcase on Friday, Nov. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center located at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. This year’s theme is “One Hit Wonders” and the event sponsor is Whataburger. Tickets go on sale Monday, Oct. 24, and the show is open to the public. Tickets are $5 for Islander students and $10 for all others. Ticket proceeds benefit student scholarships. For more information, contact SFA at 361.825.5558; email firstname.lastname@example.org; or go tohttp://studentfoundation.tamucc.edu/.
Sat, November 05, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Antonio E. Garcia Arts & Education Center will hold its Community Health Fair on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The health fair will feature blood pressure checks, blood glucose testing, cholesterol testing, free food, nutrition information and bicycle giveaways for children, along with other giveaways. The event is free and open to the public. The Garcia Center is located at 2021 Agnes St. For more information, call 361.825.3600.
Sat, November 05, 2016 - Considering a degree in music? There are many scholarships and performance opportunities available for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students. A music scholarship audition dates is set for Saturday, Nov. 5. To schedule your audition, go to http://cla.tamucc.edu/music/pages/music_auditions.html; contact Courtney Noe at 361.825.5523; or email Courtney.Noe@tamucc.edu.
Sat, November 05, 2016 - Prospective undergraduate students and their families will have the opportunity to learn about the top-rated programs offered at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi during the “Island Day” campus preview on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The preview program is designed to help prospective students and their families learn about the life of being an Islander. Attendees will have the opportunity to take a guided campus tour, explore academic interests with outstanding University faculty, find ways to get involved with the University, speak with admissions counselors, campus housing associates and financial aid representatives. Registration is available at islandday.tamucc.edu.
Tue, November 08, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Career Services will hold a Government, Veterans and Criminal Justice Career and Internship Fair on Tuesday, Nov. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the University Center, Anchor Ballroom. Students, alumni, veterans and members of the community will have the opportunity to seek professional jobs and internships. This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Sara Lopez at 361.825.5518; or email@example.com.
Thu, November 10, 2016 - The Islanders Alcohol and Drug Abuse Prevention Team (I-ADAPT) invite faculty, staff, students and the public to join us for a Cannabis Educational Summit on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the UC Lonestar Ballroom. The summit will cover multiple topics and feature special presenters focusing on cannabis education. Pre-registration is required to attend. To register, visit http://iadapt.tamucc.edu/CannabisEducationalSummit.html.
Tue, November 15, 2016 through Sun, November 20, 2016 - Presented by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Theatre and Dance, Peter and the Starcatcher is a swashbuckling pirate tale that explores events before a young, nameless orphan becomes the boy who never grew up – Peter Pan. Peter and the Starcatcher runs Tuesday, Nov. 15, through Sunday, Nov. 20, at the Warren Theatre. Shows Tuesday through Sunday are at 7:30 p.m. The Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m. A dozen brilliant TAMU-CC acting majors play more than 100 hilarious and unforgettable characters from James M. Barrie’s book Peter Pan. The characters encounter the depths of greed and despair as well as the bonds of friendship, duty and love using unlimited imaginative and extremely physical storytelling and ingenious stagecraft. Peter and the Starcatcher is directed by Kelly Russell. Tickets are $12 general admission, $8 for students, and $5 for TAMU-CC students paying with cash and a valid SandDollar$ ID. Tickets will be on sale one hour before show time; or online at http://cla.tamucc.edu/theatre. Call 361.825.3756 for more information.
Sat, November 19, 2016 - The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Mary and Jeff Bell Library is hosting International Games Day on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the second floor of the library. The event, which is free and open to the public, allows students to have a day of fun and relaxation and an opportunity to meet other students and interact with them on a different level other than the classroom. Students will have a large selection of video and board games as well as giant chess game and indoor lawn games to play. The first five attendees will receive a free gamer’s swag bag. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org; or call 361.825.2588.
Sun, November 20, 2016 through Tue, November 22, 2016 - The Center for Coastal Studies invites artists and aspiring artists to sign up for a special 3-day workshop watercolor on Sunday, Nov. 20 through Tuesday, Nov. 22 at the Laguna Madre Field Station. Dr. David Tripp, whose specialty is painting his surroundings “en plein air” will be teaching the workshop. Cost of the workshop is $450.00 and will cover food, travel and lodging. The deadline to register is Sunday, Nov. 13 and space is limited to eight individuals. For registration information, call the Center for Coastal Studies at 361.825.2736; or email email@example.com.
Mon, December 05, 2016 - Best-selling singer/songwriter of American Cowboy Music Michael Martin Murphey will hold his innovative concert, “Cowboy Christmas” on Monday, Dec. 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Performing Arts Center. Murphey will play a variety of genres in music from Pop to Country-Western. This event is part of the 2016-2017 “Furgason Bravo! Series,” tickets go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 25, to purchase go to http://tamucc.tix.com; or call 361.825.2787.
Sat, January 28, 2017 through Sat, April 22, 2017 - Considering a degree in music? There are many scholarships and performance opportunities available for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students. Music scholarship audition dates are set for the following Saturdays:
Tue, February 07, 2017 - Renowned as one of the finest trumpet players of his generation, and principal trumpet with the Orchestra symphony of Montréal, Paul Merkelo will perform his recital on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 in the Texas A&M University-Corpus Performing Arts Center with accompanist, Rebecca Wilt on piano. This event is part of the 2016-2017 “Furgason Bravo! Series,” tickets go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 25, to purchase your tickets, go to http://tamucc.tix.com; or call 361.825.2787.
Sat, March 04, 2017 - Back by popular demand, the world famous Glenn Miller Orchestra is the most popular and sought after big band will be performing on March 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Texas A&M University-Corpus Performing Arts Center. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all time. This event is part of the 2016-2017 “Furgason Bravo! Series,” tickets go on sale Tuesday, Oct. 25, to purchase your tickets, go to http://tamucc.tix.com; or call 361.825.2787.