Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Presented by the TAMU-CC Center for Faculty Excellence, the first Adjunct Excellence Awards at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recognized the service of 76 adjunct faculty to the Island University with service pins. The winner of the first Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award was Cassie White of the Department of Art and Design. Dr. Scott Elliff, retired Corpus Christi ISD Superintendent of Schools and adjunct professor and Superintendent Preparation Program Coordinator for the Department of Educational Leadership, was named the runner-up recipient.

Islanders Memorialize Nine Honorees at Islander Tribute

Islanders Memorialize Nine Honorees at Islander Tribute

In a somber yet moving ceremony, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi memorialized nine Islanders lost in 2019, 2020, and 2021 as part of its annual Islander Tribute. Family members were joined by Islander faculty, staff, and students in the two-part ceremony, which began in Anchor Ballroom in University Center before concluding in the memorial area of Lee Plaza.

TAMU-CC RELLIS Student Forms Group in Support of Worker-Owned Co-Op Businesses

TAMU-CC RELLIS Student Forms Group in Support of Worker-Owned Co-Op Businesses

Grant Berger, a Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi student at the RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas, has started a student organization dedicated to supporting the worker-owned cooperative business model.

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Presented by the TAMU-CC Center for Faculty Excellence, the first Adjunct Excellence Awards at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recognized the service of 76 adjunct faculty to the Island University with service pins. The winner of the first Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award was Cassie White of the Department of Art and Design. Dr. Scott Elliff, retired Corpus Christi ISD Superintendent of Schools and adjunct professor and Superintendent Preparation Program Coordinator for the Department of Educational Leadership, was named the runner-up recipient.

Islanders Memorialize Nine Honorees at Islander Tribute

Islanders Memorialize Nine Honorees at Islander Tribute

In a somber yet moving ceremony, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi memorialized nine Islanders lost in 2019, 2020, and 2021 as part of its annual Islander Tribute. Family members were joined by Islander faculty, staff, and students in the two-part ceremony, which began in Anchor Ballroom in University Center before concluding in the memorial area of Lee Plaza.

TAMU-CC Receives $1.15 Million NSF Award to Help Train STEM Teachers

TAMU-CC Receives $1.15 Million NSF Award to Help Train STEM Teachers

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has been awarded a $1.15 million National Science Foundation grant to recruit 24 students and help prepare them to become middle school and high school teachers in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math, known as STEM.

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Presented by the TAMU-CC Center for Faculty Excellence, the first Adjunct Excellence Awards at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recognized the service of 76 adjunct faculty to the Island University with service pins. The winner of the first Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award was Cassie White of the Department of Art and Design. Dr. Scott Elliff, retired Corpus Christi ISD Superintendent of Schools and adjunct professor and Superintendent Preparation Program Coordinator for the Department of Educational Leadership, was named the runner-up recipient.

Congratulations Islanders! Class of Fall 2019 Graduates Walk the Stage

Congratulations Islanders! Class of Fall 2019 Graduates Walk the Stage

1,027 Islanders walked the stage at the American Bank Center in downtown Corpus Christi during the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Fall 2019 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 14. This largest graduating fall class in the University’s history joins the ranks of nearly 50,000 Islander alumni.

Island University to Host Campus Conversation Challenging Stigmas in Mental Health

Island University to Host Campus Conversation Challenging Stigmas in Mental Health

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Project GRAD is working to defy and debunk the myths and stigmas associated with mental health and minorities.

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Presented by the TAMU-CC Center for Faculty Excellence, the first Adjunct Excellence Awards at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recognized the service of 76 adjunct faculty to the Island University with service pins. The winner of the first Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award was Cassie White of the Department of Art and Design. Dr. Scott Elliff, retired Corpus Christi ISD Superintendent of Schools and adjunct professor and Superintendent Preparation Program Coordinator for the Department of Educational Leadership, was named the runner-up recipient.

Islanders Focus on Historical Struggle, Celebrate Cultural Gains During Women’s History Month

Islanders Focus on Historical Struggle, Celebrate Cultural Gains During Women’s History Month

Presented by the Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Women’s History Month featured three virtual lectures, readings, panel discussion, and two in-person events: a kickoff luncheon that took place on March 1 and a closing luncheon that was held on March 31.

Islanders Score Big at Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Islanders Score Big at Regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival

Two Islanders will go on to the national level of The Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival in Washington, D.C., after winning at the virtual Region 6 competition in late February. Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi junior Ashlyn Evans, a theatre arts major, is the Region 6 champion and a National Finalist for the Irene Ryan Acting Award; in addition, A&M-Corpus Christi sophomore Jaydn Johanson, a theatre arts major with a focus in design/tech, is the Region 6 champion and National Qualifier in Stage Management for “The Book of Will.”

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Presented by the TAMU-CC Center for Faculty Excellence, the first Adjunct Excellence Awards at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recognized the service of 76 adjunct faculty to the Island University with service pins. The winner of the first Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award was Cassie White of the Department of Art and Design. Dr. Scott Elliff, retired Corpus Christi ISD Superintendent of Schools and adjunct professor and Superintendent Preparation Program Coordinator for the Department of Educational Leadership, was named the runner-up recipient.

TRIO SSS-STEM Program Creates Pathway to Success for Islander Students

TRIO SSS-STEM Program Creates Pathway to Success for Islander Students

Curating a unique program of resources to aid first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the STEM field, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Student Support Services – STEM program has positively impacted the academic success of more than 100 Islander students through its holistic and individualized support system.

Islanders Memorialize Nine Honorees at Islander Tribute

Islanders Memorialize Nine Honorees at Islander Tribute

In a somber yet moving ceremony, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi memorialized nine Islanders lost in 2019, 2020, and 2021 as part of its annual Islander Tribute. Family members were joined by Islander faculty, staff, and students in the two-part ceremony, which began in Anchor Ballroom in University Center before concluding in the memorial area of Lee Plaza.

TAMU-CC Researcher Receives National Award for Farmed Oyster Breeding Project

TAMU-CC Researcher Receives National Award for Farmed Oyster Breeding Project

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi researcher Dr. Christopher Hollenbeck is being recognized nationally for his work to breed a more robust strain of oysters better suited to being raised commercially in oyster farms.

TAMU-CC Researchers Secure $1.6 million for Matagorda Bay Mitigation Projects

TAMU-CC Researchers Secure $1.6 million for Matagorda Bay Mitigation Projects

Researchers from the Harte Research Institute and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have received over $1.6 million in grants to restore the health and water quality of several local Texas bay ecosystems, and conduct research that will help stave off future environmental problems.

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Island University Hosts First Adjunct Excellence Awards

Presented by the TAMU-CC Center for Faculty Excellence, the first Adjunct Excellence Awards at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi recognized the service of 76 adjunct faculty to the Island University with service pins. The winner of the first Adjunct Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award was Cassie White of the Department of Art and Design. Dr. Scott Elliff, retired Corpus Christi ISD Superintendent of Schools and adjunct professor and Superintendent Preparation Program Coordinator for the Department of Educational Leadership, was named the runner-up recipient.

Medical Society Joins TAMU-CC Researchers in Encouraging Changes that May Slow COVID-19 Increase

Medical Society Joins TAMU-CC Researchers in Encouraging Changes that May Slow COVID-19 Increase

Data showing rapidly increasing COVID-19 infections at the approach of the holiday season has members of a special joint task force and the Nueces County Medical Society particularly concerned.

TAMU-CC Researchers Urge Caution to Avoid New COVID-19 Surge this Fall

TAMU-CC Researchers Urge Caution to Avoid New COVID-19 Surge this Fall

Researchers at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi are urging everyone to remain vigilant and continue to wear face coverings, maintain social distance, and avoid large indoor gatherings as the number of COVID-19 cases rises across some parts of Texas.

TAMU-CC Researchers Map Out How COVID-19 May Look in Future

TAMU-CC Researchers Map Out How COVID-19 May Look in Future

With many Texas businesses now allowed to increase occupancy to 75% effective Sept. 21, researchers at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have prepared scenarios that show how the spread of COVID-19 could change over the coming weeks in the Coastal Bend.

Lone Star UAS Center Unveils Netting Structure that Allows Safer, More Efficient Drone Test Flights

Lone Star UAS Center Unveils Netting Structure that Allows Safer, More Efficient Drone Test Flights

A new netting structure – as big as a five-story warehouse – is giving drone-operating experts at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft System Center of Excellence & Innovation a much greater ability to test drones safely and quickly at the center’s Flour Bluff headquarters.

TAMU-CC’s Lone Star UASC Supports NASA Project

TAMU-CC’s Lone Star UASC Supports NASA Project

The Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft System Center of Excellence and Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi played a key role in a recent test that will help NASA work to integrate drones into everyday use in the future, both for cargo and passenger transportation.

Lone Star UAS Provides Support to Nueces County in Midst of COVID-19 Crisis

Lone Star UAS Provides Support to Nueces County in Midst of COVID-19 Crisis

Flights conducted over Easter weekend were centralized in downtown Corpus Christi along Cole Park and Water’s Edge Park along with various locations on North Padre and Mustang Island, areas that were closed to vehicular traffic to deter large social gatherings.

TAMU-CC Researcher Receives National Award for Farmed Oyster Breeding Project

TAMU-CC Researcher Receives National Award for Farmed Oyster Breeding Project

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi researcher Dr. Christopher Hollenbeck is being recognized nationally for his work to breed a more robust strain of oysters better suited to being raised commercially in oyster farms.

TAMU-CC Researchers Secure $1.6 million for Matagorda Bay Mitigation Projects

TAMU-CC Researchers Secure $1.6 million for Matagorda Bay Mitigation Projects

Researchers from the Harte Research Institute and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have received over $1.6 million in grants to restore the health and water quality of several local Texas bay ecosystems, and conduct research that will help stave off future environmental problems.

Lone Star UAS Center Unveils Netting Structure that Allows Safer, More Efficient Drone Test Flights

Lone Star UAS Center Unveils Netting Structure that Allows Safer, More Efficient Drone Test Flights

A new netting structure – as big as a five-story warehouse – is giving drone-operating experts at the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Lone Star Unmanned Aircraft System Center of Excellence & Innovation a much greater ability to test drones safely and quickly at the center’s Flour Bluff headquarters.

Big Event 2021 Unites Islander Students for Day of Service

Big Event 2021 Unites Islander Students for Day of Service

For more than a decade, the BIG Event has solidified its legacy as one of the most cherished Islander student traditions, bringing students together each year for a special one-day community service project. While the 12th annual event was canceled amid the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic last year, this year, Islanders completed 1,058 hours of community service on April 10 for BIG Event 2021.

TRIO SSS-STEM Program Creates Pathway to Success for Islander Students

TRIO SSS-STEM Program Creates Pathway to Success for Islander Students

Curating a unique program of resources to aid first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the STEM field, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Student Support Services – STEM program has positively impacted the academic success of more than 100 Islander students through its holistic and individualized support system.

Island University and Premont ISD Partner to Offer Dual Credit Program

Island University and Premont ISD Partner to Offer Dual Credit Program

High school students enrolled in Premont Independent School District will soon be able to earn dual credit from Premont ISD and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi thanks to a new agreement signed on April 7.

TRIO SSS-STEM Program Creates Pathway to Success for Islander Students

TRIO SSS-STEM Program Creates Pathway to Success for Islander Students

Curating a unique program of resources to aid first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the STEM field, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Student Support Services – STEM program has positively impacted the academic success of more than 100 Islander students through its holistic and individualized support system.

Success of First COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Prompts Second Event on Friday, April 9

Success of First COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Prompts Second Event on Friday, April 9

In collaboration with Nueces County and multiple community partners, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi held its first COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic open to students, faculty, staff, and the Coastal Bend community.

Inaugural Grateful Islanders Festival Demonstrates Impact of Community Support at Island University

Inaugural Grateful Islanders Festival Demonstrates Impact of Community Support at Island University

In a show sincerest thanks, more than 400 Islander students recognized the hundreds of donors and community members who create opportunities for education and academic success during the inaugural Grateful Islanders Festival.