CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – More than 1,000 students representing Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s five colleges received their diplomas during spring 2015 commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 16. There were two ceremonies. The first ceremony at 10 a.m. included the College of Business, College of Education, and College of Nursing and Health Sciences. The second ceremony at 2 p.m. included the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Science and Engineering. Both commencement ceremonies were at the American Bank Center, 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
A live stream of the ceremonies played online at commencement.tamucc.edu and it was a social occasion with many using #IslanderGrad.
The graduates included
The commencement keynote speaker was Dr. James Hallmark, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs for the Texas A&M University System. Hallmark oversees the academic program development process for A&M System members from inception to approval by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. He also works to develop quality measures for success and provides leadership on the development of comprehensive distance education initiatives and strategic planning.