Island University Student Wins Buc Days Ideas Challenge with Vacation Babysitting Project

Island University Student Wins Buc Days Ideas Challenge with Vacation Babysitting Project

What seems like a common challenge often does not have a simple solution, but Taylor Castillo, a junior at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, came up with a plan for parents needing babysitting services while on vacation that won her $3,000 and first place in the fifth annual Buc Days Ideas Challenge competition Feb. 11.

TAMU-CC Accounting Professor at RELLIS Uses Novel Writing to Help Teach Accounting

TAMU-CC Accounting Professor at RELLIS Uses Novel Writing to Help Teach Accounting

Dr. Larry Crumbley, a College of Business accounting professor at the RELLIS Campus, is among the nation’s best-known researchers in the oil and gas accounting and forensic accounting areas. Crumbley also writes educational novels to illustrate accounting concepts in a way to help forensic accounting students seek out the facts.

Island University Students Innovate, Compete at Buc Days Ideas Challenge

Island University Students Innovate, Compete at Buc Days Ideas Challenge

A good idea can take a person a long way, and for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi sophomore Luke Raglin, an innovative solution to a common problem took him all the way to College Station, Texas.

Island University Hosts 670 K-12 Students at Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair

Island University Hosts 670 K-12 Students at Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair

Ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade, 670 student participants from an 11-county region in South Texas took part in the Valero Energy Foundation and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair on Feb. 8, 2020.

Islanders Volunteer Unique Skills during National Homeless Count

Islanders Volunteer Unique Skills during National Homeless Count

Showing compassion, empathy, and Islander spirit, students from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi took to emergency shelters, transitional housing, and unsheltered locations on Jan. 23, volunteering their time to collect data from around Nueces County during the Annual Point In Time Count.

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.

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.

Dr. Hector P. Garcia Fellowship Awarded to Island University Grad Student

Dr. Hector P. Garcia Fellowship Awarded to Island University Grad Student

An American hero, medical doctor, civil rights activist, and distinguished humanitarian, Dr. Hector P. Garcia (1914-1996) ranks among the most prolific figures in Mexican American history. To celebrate and remember his life, the Mary and Jeff Bell Library Special Collections and Archives at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, along with support from the Dr. Hector P. Garcia Memorial Foundation, created the inaugural Dr. Hector P. Garcia Fellowship.

YWCA Awards A&M-Corpus Christi Communication Professor Diana Ivy

YWCA Awards A&M-Corpus Christi Communication Professor Diana Ivy

On Thursday, March 5, 2020, Dr. Diana Ivy, Professor of Communication at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, will be one of eight local women receiving the YWCA Y Women in Careers award at the Congressman Solomon P. Ortiz Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Islanders Volunteer Unique Skills during National Homeless Count

Islanders Volunteer Unique Skills during National Homeless Count

Showing compassion, empathy, and Islander spirit, students from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi took to emergency shelters, transitional housing, and unsheltered locations on Jan. 23, volunteering their time to collect data from around Nueces County during the Annual Point In Time Count.

Islander Basketball Player Passionate About Team, Family, Community

Islander Basketball Player Passionate About Team, Family, Community

Dae Dae Evans, a member of Islanders Women's Basketball at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, is focused on helping others, and being a part of a larger effort to help feed the homeless is definitely on her "to-do" list.

Islanders Volunteer Unique Skills during National Homeless Count

Islanders Volunteer Unique Skills during National Homeless Count

Showing compassion, empathy, and Islander spirit, students from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi took to emergency shelters, transitional housing, and unsheltered locations on Jan. 23, volunteering their time to collect data from around Nueces County during the Annual Point In Time Count.

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 Celebrates Commissioning of Two ROTC Cadets

Island University Celebrates Commissioning of Two ROTC Cadets

Islander Army ROTC at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi celebrated the commissioning of two new second lieutenants on Dec. 13, 2019, at a ceremony in University Center. This ceremony marks the transition of graduating ROTC students from cadets to officers and includes pinning of lieutenants’ bars by the soldiers’ loved ones as well as the Silver Dollar Salute. Cadets Vincent Lising, who is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, and Zachary Rojas, who is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, were commissioned at the event.

Harte Research Institute Awarded Nearly $2 Million in State Grants for Coastal Science

Harte Research Institute Awarded Nearly $2 Million in State Grants for Coastal Science

Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi researchers have been awarded nearly $2 million in Texas Coastal Management Plan grants to study issues affecting the water quality of Baffin Bay, Texas; to continue a popular oyster reef restoration, outreach, and citizen science project; and to model the impacts of sea level rise and storm surge on the Texas Coast.

RELLIS Campus Selects Lone Star UAS Center to Assist with Drone Policy, Support

RELLIS Campus Selects Lone Star UAS Center to Assist with Drone Policy, Support

The Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is branching out to provide expertise and support to the RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas.

Island University Team Works to Design UAVs that Can Fly as a Flock

Island University Team Works to Design UAVs that Can Fly as a Flock

Dr. Luis Garcia Carrillo's research offers an innovative approach to increasing autonomy in robotic unmanned aerial vehicles.

1919 Hurricane Demonstrates how Past Speaks to Present

1919 Hurricane Demonstrates how Past Speaks to Present

To commemorate the 1919 Hurricane that ravaged the coastal city of Corpus Christi and claimed as many as 1,000 lives, the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Historical Forum along with the Mary and Jeff Bell Library hosted “100 Years After the Storm” on Friday, Sept. 13.

Shorebirds Enjoying a Fruitful Nesting Season on University Beach

Shorebirds Enjoying a Fruitful Nesting Season on University Beach

As the annual shorebird nesting season heads into its final weeks, volunteers with the Conrad Blucher Institute, the Coastal Bend Bays and Estuaries Program, and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi say the season has been an especially successful one to date at University Beach, across from the Island University.

Blucher Institute Partners with Colorado State Researchers to Study Hurricane Harvey

Blucher Institute Partners with Colorado State Researchers to Study Hurricane Harvey

During the month of June 2019, the Conrad Blucher Institute at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi acted as home base for a group of students from Colorado State University as they completed a four-week immersion program called the Ethnographic Field School for Risk and Disaster. The program marks the first collaboration between the Blucher Institute and Colorado State and is the first field school of its kind in the U.S., program officials say.

A&M-Corpus Christi’s Lone Star, NASA Project Nominated for National Aerospace Achievement Award

A&M-Corpus Christi’s Lone Star, NASA Project Nominated for National Aerospace Achievement Award

The National Aeronautic Association announced today that work being done by the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation and NASA is among nine aviation and space achievements that will compete for the 2019 Robert J. Collier Trophy for excellence in aeronautics and astronautics in America.

RELLIS Campus Selects Lone Star UAS Center to Assist with Drone Policy, Support

RELLIS Campus Selects Lone Star UAS Center to Assist with Drone Policy, Support

The Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is branching out to provide expertise and support to the RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas.

A&M-Corpus Christi’s Lone Star UAS, NASA, Usher in New Era of Aviation

A&M-Corpus Christi’s Lone Star UAS, NASA, Usher in New Era of Aviation

The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation and NASA, who have worked together for nearly five years, are entering the final stages of testing for their Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) project for the purposes of safely integrating UAS into the National Airspace System.

RELLIS Campus Selects Lone Star UAS Center to Assist with Drone Policy, Support

RELLIS Campus Selects Lone Star UAS Center to Assist with Drone Policy, Support

The Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is branching out to provide expertise and support to the RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas.

Texas Water Quality Data Review Reveals Health Status of Coastal Bays, Estuaries

Texas Water Quality Data Review Reveals Health Status of Coastal Bays, Estuaries

Researchers with the Harte Research Institute for Gulf of Mexico Studies (HRI) and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have taken a comprehensive look at the health of Texas’ coastal bays and estuaries by examining decades of water quality data collected by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.

Islanders Invited to Participate in NIH Data Collection Project

Islanders Invited to Participate in NIH Data Collection Project

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and La Palmera are partnering with the National Alliance for Hispanic Health to host the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey, a traveling, hands-on exhibit that raises awareness about the All of Us Research Program.

Island University Student Wins Buc Days Ideas Challenge with Vacation Babysitting Project

Island University Student Wins Buc Days Ideas Challenge with Vacation Babysitting Project

What seems like a common challenge often does not have a simple solution, but Taylor Castillo, a junior at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, came up with a plan for parents needing babysitting services while on vacation that won her $3,000 and first place in the fifth annual Buc Days Ideas Challenge competition Feb. 11.

Island University Hosts 670 K-12 Students at Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair

Island University Hosts 670 K-12 Students at Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair

Ranging from kindergarten to 12th grade, 670 student participants from an 11-county region in South Texas took part in the Valero Energy Foundation and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair on Feb. 8, 2020.

Island University Reveals Jake Hoot, ‘The Voice’ Season 17 Winner, as Homecoming 2020 Headliner

Island University Reveals Jake Hoot, ‘The Voice’ Season 17 Winner, as Homecoming 2020 Headliner

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is excited to announce Jake Hoot, Corpus Christi native and reigning Season 17 Champion of NBC’s “The Voice,” as the main entertainer for this year’s Homecoming celebration.

Island University Reveals Jake Hoot, ‘The Voice’ Season 17 Winner, as Homecoming 2020 Headliner

Island University Reveals Jake Hoot, ‘The Voice’ Season 17 Winner, as Homecoming 2020 Headliner

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi is excited to announce Jake Hoot, Corpus Christi native and reigning Season 17 Champion of NBC’s “The Voice,” as the main entertainer for this year’s Homecoming celebration.

Celebrate Islander Homecoming 2020: February 23-29

Celebrate Islander Homecoming 2020: February 23-29

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Shakas up, Islanders! Celebrate decades of academic excellence, student success, and Islander tradition during Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s 2020 Homecoming, held Feb. 23-29. More than 50,000 alumni are invited to join in with students, faculty, staff, and the public to honor the Islander Spirit and take part in the fun

Black History Month 2020 at Island University Features Full Slate of Programming

Black History Month 2020 at Island University Features Full Slate of Programming

For Black History Month 2020, the Black History Month Committee at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has organized a busy schedule of 25 events.