Islander Alumna Starts Online Coffee Company with Assistance from TAMU-CC Business Innovation Center

Islander Alumna Starts Online Coffee Company with Assistance from TAMU-CC Business Innovation Center

A love of exotic coffee flavors led a Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi alumna to launch an online coffee company despite the challenges of starting a business during a pandemic.

Outstanding Graduate Charts Own Path in Accounting Among a Family of Engineers

Outstanding Graduate Charts Own Path in Accounting Among a Family of Engineers

Although he comes from a family of engineers, Kaleb Turner discovered a passion for accounting and leadership at the RELLIS Campus. He is one of 80 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi business students in the first cohort at RELLIS; he was selected by the Office of the Provost as an Outstanding Graduate for the fall 2020 semester and will participate in the Fall Island University Virtual Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 19.

Dr. Dana Forgione Joins A&M-Corpus Christi as Neal-Coonrod Endowed Chair in Accounting

Dr. Dana Forgione Joins A&M-Corpus Christi as Neal-Coonrod Endowed Chair in Accounting

Dr. Dana Forgione has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the newly created Jessie Frances Neal Foundation and Clifton W. Coonrod Endowed Chair in Accounting in the College of Business at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Island University’s CNEP Named Outstanding Master’s Counselor Education Program by SACES

Island University’s CNEP Named Outstanding Master’s Counselor Education Program by SACES

Thanks in part to its strong emphasis on community outreach, the Master’s Program in Counseling at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi received the 2020 Outstanding Master’s Counselor Education Program Award from The Southern Association of Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES). The awards were announced on Nov. 16, 2020.

Islander Outstanding Graduate Balances Work, Family, Classes to Earn Educational Leadership Doctorate

Islander Outstanding Graduate Balances Work, Family, Classes to Earn Educational Leadership Doctorate

Wisconsin native Rhianna Flores is graduating from the Island University’s EdD program in Educational Leadership with a 4.0 GPA. A mother of two and full-time employee at London ISD, Flores was selected by the Office of the Provost as an Outstanding Graduate for the Fall 2020 semester. She will participate in the Fall Island University Commencement Ceremony on Dec. 12.

Coaching Model Sets New Teachers Up for Success

Coaching Model Sets New Teachers Up for Success

During his clinical experience as a teacher candidate, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi alumnus Luke Marbach said he has benefited greatly from his experience in the Field Experience Coaching class, a model that features an embedded teaching coach who is available via Webex to reinforce the importance of clinical practice, lesson planning, classroom language, reflection, and goal setting to a cohort of roughly 18-22 teacher students. The College of Education and Human Development has implemented usage of the Field Experience Coaching Model at four elementary schools and four secondary schools in three school districts to date.

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.

Dr Pepper Prize Helps Islander Student Pursue His Dreams

Dr Pepper Prize Helps Islander Student Pursue His Dreams

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi art student Christopher Karr, from San Juan, Texas, was announced as a winner of $100,000 in the 2020 Dr Pepper Tuition giveaway this week.

Print Portfolio Co-Curated by Island University Art Professor Set to Enter Library of Congress Collection

Print Portfolio Co-Curated by Island University Art Professor Set to Enter Library of Congress Collection

A printmaking portfolio co-curated by Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Associate Professor of Art Ryan O’Malley, featuring the work of 10 artists based in the United States and 10 artists based in Iran, has been included into the permanent collection of the United States Library of Congress. O’Malley collaborated with Tehran-based artist Mehdi Darvishi to complete “Mutual Language,” featuring prints created in a variety of techniques ranging from relief, screenprint, and intaglio.

Islander Graphic Design Students Showcase Environmental Concerns in K Space Exhibition

Islander Graphic Design Students Showcase Environmental Concerns in K Space Exhibition

A plastic bag snagged on a fishing lure. A taco filled with throwaway items like a drink lid and a plastic fork. A clever reworking of a familiar image – that of a female swimmer in deep water with bold red type above the ocean surface. They are but a few of the 16 arresting images in “Unsustainable: A Design for Good Poster Exhibition” that is on display at K Space Contemporary in downtown Corpus Christi until Nov. 28.

Outstanding Graduate Fremmy Cuadra Leaves Islander Impact Through Distance Education and Nursing Leadership

Outstanding Graduate Fremmy Cuadra Leaves Islander Impact Through Distance Education and Nursing Leadership

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Soon to be two-time alumnus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and active-duty sailor, Fremmy Cuadra, is leading the way for future veterans through his experience in mentorship and work through distance education.

Outstanding Graduate Lauren Brown Excels as Nursing Student and Track Athlete

Outstanding Graduate Lauren Brown Excels as Nursing Student and Track Athlete

Showing determination to persevere in the classroom and on the field, Islander nursing major, track team athlete, and soon-to-be graduate, Lauren Brown is ready to bring her fighting spirit to patients in need.

Islander Nursing Students to Benefit from 78K Grant for Pandemic-Ready Training Modules

Islander Nursing Students to Benefit from 78K Grant for Pandemic-Ready Training Modules

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Thanks to a $78,571 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (CONHS) is working to develop new online pandemic-ready curriculum for Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students and currently practicing nurses.

Outstanding Graduate Ryan Turner Follows His Passion for Coastal Bend Geology, Geophysics

Outstanding Graduate Ryan Turner Follows His Passion for Coastal Bend Geology, Geophysics

Graduate student Ryan Turner is the 2020 Outstanding Graduate from the College of Science and Engineering.

Geophysical Test Site Provides New Resource to Students, Researchers at TAMU-CC

Geophysical Test Site Provides New Resource to Students, Researchers at TAMU-CC

A new Geophysical Test Site (GTS) gives students at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi an opportunity to employ the latest state-of-the-art techniques of investigating subsurface objects in a rare, hands-on field laboratory.

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.

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 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.

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.

Outstanding Graduate Ryan Turner Follows His Passion for Coastal Bend Geology, Geophysics

Outstanding Graduate Ryan Turner Follows His Passion for Coastal Bend Geology, Geophysics

Graduate student Ryan Turner is the 2020 Outstanding Graduate from the College of Science and Engineering.

Geophysical Test Site Provides New Resource to Students, Researchers at TAMU-CC

Geophysical Test Site Provides New Resource to Students, Researchers at TAMU-CC

A new Geophysical Test Site (GTS) gives students at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi an opportunity to employ the latest state-of-the-art techniques of investigating subsurface objects in a rare, hands-on field laboratory.

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.

Outstanding Graduate Ryan Turner Follows His Passion for Coastal Bend Geology, Geophysics

Outstanding Graduate Ryan Turner Follows His Passion for Coastal Bend Geology, Geophysics

Graduate student Ryan Turner is the 2020 Outstanding Graduate from the College of Science and Engineering.

949 Islanders to Graduate During Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement

949 Islanders to Graduate During Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Joining the ranks of more than 50,000 Islander alumni nationwide, 949 Islander students will celebrate their collegiate accomplishments alongside family, friends, and loved ones during the Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 19.

Dr Pepper Prize Helps Islander Student Pursue His Dreams

Dr Pepper Prize Helps Islander Student Pursue His Dreams

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi art student Christopher Karr, from San Juan, Texas, was announced as a winner of $100,000 in the 2020 Dr Pepper Tuition giveaway this week.

Islander Alumna Starts Online Coffee Company with Assistance from TAMU-CC Business Innovation Center

Islander Alumna Starts Online Coffee Company with Assistance from TAMU-CC Business Innovation Center

A love of exotic coffee flavors led a Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi alumna to launch an online coffee company despite the challenges of starting a business during a pandemic.

949 Islanders to Graduate During Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement

949 Islanders to Graduate During Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Joining the ranks of more than 50,000 Islander alumni nationwide, 949 Islander students will celebrate their collegiate accomplishments alongside family, friends, and loved ones during the Fall 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony, Saturday, Dec. 19.

Outstanding Graduate Fremmy Cuadra Leaves Islander Impact Through Distance Education and Nursing Leadership

Outstanding Graduate Fremmy Cuadra Leaves Islander Impact Through Distance Education and Nursing Leadership

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Soon to be two-time alumnus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and active-duty sailor, Fremmy Cuadra, is leading the way for future veterans through his experience in mentorship and work through distance education.