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Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Calendar of Events

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NOTE: All University events may be videotaped or photographed by the university for promotional purposes.


Tue, January 24, 2017 - (Through Spring 2017) – The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Department of Counseling and Educational Psychology 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 and anxiety), improve personal relationships and learn and practice mindfulness. Sessions will now be offered in Spanish as well as English. 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 University-Corpus Christi. For information and to join, call 361.825.3988; or go to http://cnep.tamucc.edu/ctc_skillsgroup.html.

Fri, January 27, 2017 - The Weil Gallery at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is pleased to welcome an exhibition of selected recent works by Santa Fe, New Mexico-based artist Peter Sarkisian. Named a Master Video Artist by the National Endowment for the Arts, Sarkisian’s works combine video projections and sculpture to present a hybrid form of multi-media installation that provokes a heightened state of self-awareness. The show opens Friday, Jan. 27 and runs through Wednesday, March 8. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Additionally, Sarkisian will host a lecture and opening reception.

  • Public artist's lecture: Friday, Jan. 27, 4-5 p.m. in Bay Hall, room 126
  • Opening reception: Friday, Jan. 27, 5-6:30 p.m. in Weil Gallery

All events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 361.825.5752.

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:

  • January 28
  • March 4
  • March 25
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.

Tue, January 31, 2017 through Mon, February 27, 2017 - Join the Center for Coastal Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi on Tuesday, Jan. 31, through Monday, Feb. 27, in the Mary and Jeff Bell Library for the Artist in Residence artwork exhibit. Artist Jeffrey Neel McDaniel will display his exhibit titled, “Laguna Love Affair,” featuring the artwork he created while staying at the Laguna Madre Field Station in October 2016. For more information, contact Aaron Baxter at 361.825.3659; or Beth Almaraz at 361.765.8271.

Fri, February 03, 2017 through Fri, April 07, 2017 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has joined ed2go, a Cengage company, to fulfill a Joining Forces commitment to provide veterans and military spouses with workforce training opportunities and resources for securing employment. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi will work with ed2go to identify potential scholarship recipients and assist with raising awareness of the program among the academic community. In total, Cengage has committed to providing 100 scholarships to help veterans and military spouses access a wide range of ed2go online certificate training programs at A&M-Corpus Christi. These programs provide skills leading to tech sector employment. Many programs lead to industry-recognized credentials and certifications. For more information or to apply, visit http://www.ed2go.com/pages/Joiningforces/.

Wed, March 01, 2017 through Thu, March 30, 2017 - The Mary and Jeff Bell Library at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will hold the CCISD Youth Art Month Exhibition in the downstairs and upstairs exhibit areas for the entire month of March. The exhibit will feature work from both CCISD middle and high school students with art mediums including collage, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography and sculpture. This exhibit will give local art students the opportunity to come on campus to meet Island University Art Department professors and staff and learn more about the programs offered. For more information, contact Jeff Janko at 361.825.2588, or by email at jeff.janko@tamucc.edu.

Wed, March 01, 2017 - Career Services at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host The Career Fair in the University Center, Anchor Ballroom on Wednesday, March 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Employers from all industries will be present to recruit Islander students and alumni for full-time and part-time positions as well as internships. The event is open to all majors. Attendees are encouraged to dress professionally and bring resumes. For more information, contact sara.lopez@tamucc.edu; call 361.825.5518; or visit the Career Services webpage HERE. Employers may register HERE to exhibit at the event.

Thu, March 02, 2017 - Tickets go on sale for the Spring 2017 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Distinguished Speaker Series, featuring Dr. Sylvia Earle, on Wednesday, Feb. 1. Earle will share her lecture titled, “Exploring and Caring for Earth’s Magnificent Ocean” on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 8 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center. Earle is a National Geographic explorer and founding advisory board chair for the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. To purchase tickets, visit dss.tamucc.edu; or call 361.825.2787.

Sat, March 04, 2017 - The Coastal Bend Writing Project, sponsored by the Department of English at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, is offering three workshops in 2017 to help local teachers learn how to prepare their students to take the writing portion of the STAAR exam. The third workshop is taking place on Saturday, March 4, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Island Hall, room 163. The cost for the professional development course is $75 or $195 for all three. For more information, visit http://cbwp.tamucc.edu/index.html.

Sat, March 04, 2017 - The College of Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will host the Science Olympiad on Saturday, March 4, from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. The Science Olympiad is designed to improve the quality of science education, increase student interest in science and provide recognition of outstanding achievement in science education. All this is done through interscholastic competitions where students in grades K-12 compete against other teams. Events will cover a full range of subjects from biology to engineering. To see a full list of events along with their times and locations, visit olympiad.tamucc.edu. For more information, contact Krystal Thomasson at 361.825.2479, or by email at krystal.thomasson@tamucc.edu.

Sat, March 04, 2017 - The Islander Cultural Alliance will host a Culture Fest on Saturday, Mar. 4, at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in the University Center, Lonestar Ballroom from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Through educational activities, live performances, traditional foods, and events for all ages, participants can learn about the various ethnic groups and cultures at the Island University and throughout the Coastal Bend. Culture Fest is free and open to the public, including Islander faculty, staff and students, who are encouraged to bring their families. For more information, go to http://studentactivities.tamucc.edu/ICA/; or call 361.825.2539.

Sat, March 04, 2017 - Fly your drone inside our safety net and obstacle course during the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence and Innovation (LSUASC) Drone Expo! Drone experts will be available to teach participants how to safely operate small drones and provide tours of the LSUASC Mission Control Center. The expo will take place on Saturday, Mar. 4, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Coastal Bend Innovation Center parking lot located at 10201 SPID in Flour Bluff. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, email lsuasc@tamucc.edu.

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.

Tue, March 07, 2017 through Sat, March 11, 2017 - The Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi will present “Heathers: The Musical” from Tuesday, Mar. 7 through Saturday, Mar. 11, at the Warren Theatre at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Kevin Murphy and Laurence O’Keefe have taken their adaption of the 1989 cult-classic movie around the world since 2010, but it is making its first South Texas appearance. Westerberg High is ruled by a venomous trio of queen bees known as the Heathers and they have just welcomed the quirky outsider Veronica as the newest member of their ranks. But Veronica soon finds herself in the middle of a series of murders committed by her bad-boy boyfriend J.D. and must choose between him and her classmates. The show is recommended for mature audiences. Tickets are available HERE.

Thu, March 23, 2017 - The public is invited to an inspiring presentation by Rachel Vincent, editor of “When We Are Bold, Women Who Turn Our Upside Down World Right.” Profiled in the book are women making change from Nobel Laureates Rachel has worked side by side with to other grassroots activists impacting change from human rights to the environment. Casey Camp, who wrote a chapter in the book, will also join the event and speak. The talk will be held on Thursday, Mar. 23, from 4:30 – 6 p.m., in the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Anchor Ballroom. Light refreshments will be served. The event is sponsored by Global Voice Productions, the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi College of Liberal Arts and the YWCA of Corpus Christi. For more information, email seema@globalvoiceproductions.com.

Tue, March 28, 2017 - Join us on Tuesday, March 28, for the Adele Bemis Leadership Lecture Series with keynote speaker Dr. Jane Mahoney, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. Registration will be held at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi in the University Center in Anchor Ballrooms C and D at 6:30 p.m. Learner will be able to discuss at least one application of appreciative and wisdom leadership to the learner’s leadership development. TAMUCC-CONHS will provide 1.0 contact hour for this activity. Make your reservation online at www.etaomicron.org before Thursday, March 16, cost is $50 per person. For more information, contact Eta Omicron President at Yvonne.serna@tamucc.edu.

Mon, July 24, 2017 through Thu, July 27, 2017 - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, in cooperation with The College Board, is proud to offer the 2017 Advanced Placement Summer Institute on the A&M-Corpus Christi campus. The institute will be held Monday, July 24 through Thursday, July 27. We invite all new and experienced AP and Pre-AP teachers to register to attend this four-day professional development institute where teachers will explore and learn the latest strategies and curriculum topics in a professional environment. Our institute courses are led by enthusiastic and experienced College Board endorsed faculty who will prepare AP and Pre-AP teachers to enhance classroom performance and engage their students to meet their potential toward college success. Course tuition is $549 before June 1 and $599 June 2 through July 2. The last day to register is Sunday, July 2. To learn more, go to http://apsi.tamucc.edu/; or call Crystal Seehorn at 361.825.3868.