MEDIA ALERT
 
DATE:  February 20, 2004
CONTACT: Leticia Bazan, Coordinator New Student Programs, (361) 825-3315; Melissa Goonan, Public Affairs, (361) 825-2337


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WHO:           Potential Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Students and their families
WHAT:          Island Day
WHEN:         Saturday, February 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
WHERE:       Begins in the University Center Lone Star Ballroom and continues throughout the A&M-Corpus Christi campus
 
Island Day Offers Information and Insight to Prospective Students
Students from throughout Texas expected at next Island Day Saturday, Feb. 21

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi will hold Island Day for prospective students and their guests on Saturday, Feb. 21. Students interested in enrolling can tour the campus and meet with representatives from admissions and records, university housing, financial assistance and student services. Students will also have the opportunity to visit the various academic departments.

Island Day will begin at 8:30 a.m. with registration and breakfast and will break for lunch at 12:30 p.m. for an Islander Barbecue followed by a campus tour.

The tentative schedule of events includes:

8:30-9:30 a.m.            
9:30 a.m.                     
10:05 a.m.                   
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
12:30 p.m.                     
1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.            
Registration and Breakfast
Welcome and Program Overview
Meet the Deans
Academic and Departmental Information Sessions
Lunch - Islander Barbecue
Campus Tour