Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Over 50 faculty members at TAMUCC were awarded for completing ACUE's 25-module online course this semester.

Brian Tietje Announced as Dean of the College of Business

Brian Tietje Announced as Dean of the College of Business

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi announces Dr. Brian Tietje as dean of the College of Business. Tietje will join the Island University on Monday, August 9, 2021.

TAMU-CC Outstanding Graduate Megan Dodd Keeps Her Eye on the Goal in Soccer, Management, Finance

TAMU-CC Outstanding Graduate Megan Dodd Keeps Her Eye on the Goal in Soccer, Management, Finance

In the sporting world, Islander Megan Dodd might be described as a “triple threat,” but her achievements include not only success in sports, but success in the study of management and finance.

Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Over 50 faculty members at TAMUCC were awarded for completing ACUE's 25-module online course this semester.

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.

Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Over 50 faculty members at TAMUCC were awarded for completing ACUE's 25-module online course this semester.

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.

TAMU-CC Faculty Member, Filmmaker Collaborate with Students, Faculty on Award-Winning WWII Films

TAMU-CC Faculty Member, Filmmaker Collaborate with Students, Faculty on Award-Winning WWII Films

A pair of related films – a docudrama titled “The Airmen and The Baroness” and a documentary film titled “American POWs in Croatia: 1941-1945” – written by Dr. Dorothy McClellan, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Regents professor of Criminal Justice, and directed by Nikola Knez, won four awards at the 54th annual World Fest International Film Festival. The docudrama also features contributions by Island University students and faculty members.

TAMU-CC Presents World Debut of Children’s Film Opera ‘Olivia’s Ocean’

TAMU-CC Presents World Debut of Children’s Film Opera ‘Olivia’s Ocean’

On June 8, music lovers of all ages can enjoy the world premiere of “Olivia’s Ocean,” a family-friendly opera film commissioned by the Harte Research Institute and directed by Daewon Kim, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi assistant professor of Media Production, Producer Scott Thurman, TAMU-CC assistant professor of Media Production, and a small team of media production students. “Olivia’s Ocean” features text by Dr. Ellen Denham, TAMU-CC professional assistant professor of Music, and music by Dr. Ross Bernhardt, TAMU-CC professor of Music. To view the film, go to the HRI channel on YouTube.

Islander English Faculty Win 2021 National Book Award

Islander English Faculty Win 2021 National Book Award

Two faculty in the Department of English at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi were part of a three-editor team that won a 2021 Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC) Advancement of Knowledge Award for the publication, “Bordered Writers: Latinx Identities and Literacy Practices at Hispanic-Serving Institutions.” Drs. Yndalecio Hinojosa, TAMU-CC assistant professor of English, and Susan Wolff-Murphy, TAMU-CC associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts and professor of English, co-edited “Bordered Writers” along with Dr. Isabel Baca, associate professor of English at The University of Texas at El Paso.

TAMU-CC Faculty Member, Filmmaker Collaborate with Students, Faculty on Award-Winning WWII Films

TAMU-CC Faculty Member, Filmmaker Collaborate with Students, Faculty on Award-Winning WWII Films

A pair of related films – a docudrama titled “The Airmen and The Baroness” and a documentary film titled “American POWs in Croatia: 1941-1945” – written by Dr. Dorothy McClellan, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Regents professor of Criminal Justice, and directed by Nikola Knez, won four awards at the 54th annual World Fest International Film Festival. The docudrama also features contributions by Island University students and faculty members.

Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Over 50 faculty members at TAMUCC were awarded for completing ACUE's 25-module online course this semester.

Nursing Honor Society Inducts 36 New Members During Spring 2021 Ceremony

Nursing Honor Society Inducts 36 New Members During Spring 2021 Ceremony

The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing inducted 36 Islander nursing students May 13, during an in-person ceremony at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Performing Arts Center.

TAMU-CC Ph.D. Student Wins Campus Competition with Project Focused on Learning, Memory

TAMU-CC Ph.D. Student Wins Campus Competition with Project Focused on Learning, Memory

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Ph.D. student Xin Deng’s passion for research has led to a first-place finish in a campus-wide research competition.

TAMU-CC Researcher, Students to Study Coral Reefs in Hawaii

TAMU-CC Researcher, Students to Study Coral Reefs in Hawaii

To more fully understand what is happening to critically important coral reefs, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Assistant Professor of Marine Biology Keisha Bahr is launching an extensive coral research project thanks to a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Islander Faculty Earn Association of College and University Educators Certificate

Over 50 faculty members at TAMUCC were awarded for completing ACUE's 25-module online course this semester.

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 Ph.D. Student Wins Campus Competition with Project Focused on Learning, Memory

TAMU-CC Ph.D. Student Wins Campus Competition with Project Focused on Learning, Memory

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Ph.D. student Xin Deng’s passion for research has led to a first-place finish in a campus-wide research competition.

TAMU-CC Researcher, Students to Study Coral Reefs in Hawaii

TAMU-CC Researcher, Students to Study Coral Reefs in Hawaii

To more fully understand what is happening to critically important coral reefs, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Assistant Professor of Marine Biology Keisha Bahr is launching an extensive coral research project thanks to a $1 million grant from the National Science Foundation.

Make Your Catch Count, Download iSnapper for this Red Snapper Season

Make Your Catch Count, Download iSnapper for this Red Snapper Season

Make your catch count this summer by downloading and using the iSnapper app, created by the Center for Sportfish Science and Conservation at the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Island University’s Penny Long Earns TAMU System Award for Veteran Support Efforts

Island University’s Penny Long Earns TAMU System Award for Veteran Support Efforts

For her support of the growth, success, and well-being of Islander student veterans and veterans’ issues, Penny Long, verification manager in the office of Student Financial Assistance at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, was recently awarded the 2021 Texas A&M University System Faculty/Staff Veteran Support Excellence Award.

TAMU-CC Faculty Member, Filmmaker Collaborate with Students, Faculty on Award-Winning WWII Films

TAMU-CC Faculty Member, Filmmaker Collaborate with Students, Faculty on Award-Winning WWII Films

A pair of related films – a docudrama titled “The Airmen and The Baroness” and a documentary film titled “American POWs in Croatia: 1941-1945” – written by Dr. Dorothy McClellan, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Regents professor of Criminal Justice, and directed by Nikola Knez, won four awards at the 54th annual World Fest International Film Festival. The docudrama also features contributions by Island University students and faculty members.

TAMU-CC Presents World Debut of Children’s Film Opera ‘Olivia’s Ocean’

TAMU-CC Presents World Debut of Children’s Film Opera ‘Olivia’s Ocean’

On June 8, music lovers of all ages can enjoy the world premiere of “Olivia’s Ocean,” a family-friendly opera film commissioned by the Harte Research Institute and directed by Daewon Kim, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi assistant professor of Media Production, Producer Scott Thurman, TAMU-CC assistant professor of Media Production, and a small team of media production students. “Olivia’s Ocean” features text by Dr. Ellen Denham, TAMU-CC professional assistant professor of Music, and music by Dr. Ross Bernhardt, TAMU-CC professor of Music. To view the film, go to the HRI channel on YouTube.

TAMU-CC Celebrates Graduates of 2020, Spring 2021 with Special In-Person Ceremonies

TAMU-CC Celebrates Graduates of 2020, Spring 2021 with Special In-Person Ceremonies

Three special in-person commencement ceremonies were awash with celebrations Saturday as Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi diplomas awarded degrees to 1,269 proud graduates.

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.