Development & Resources

The Development and Resources Coordinator plays a pivotal role in the success of the Operation GRAD program at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. This position is essential for managing and enhancing the resources available to students, ensuring they have the tools and support needed to thrive academically and socially.

Role and Responsibilities

The Development and Resources Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the implementation and continuous improvement of the resources provided by the Operation GRAD program. Key responsibilities include:

  • Resource Management: Managing and distributing educational resources such as textbooks, software, and other learning materials to students.
  • Facility Upgrades: Coordinating the renovation and upgrading of learning spaces, including computer labs, study rooms, and multimedia centers to create state-of-the-art environments conducive to learning.
  • Technology Integration: Implementing the latest technologies to enhance the learning experience, including hardware and software upgrades, and ensuring students have access to modern educational tools.
  • Collaboration with Faculty: Working closely with faculty members to identify resource needs and ensure that students have the support required to succeed in their courses.

Enhancing Student Success

The Development and Resources Coordinator ensures that students have access to high-quality learning environments and resources, which are crucial for their academic success. This includes:

  • Learning Spaces: Developing state-of-the-art learning spaces throughout the campus where students can engage in group study, individual study, and interactive learning.
  • Support Services: Providing access to tutoring, writing centers, and other academic support services that help students excel in their studies.
  • Continuous Improvement: Regularly assessing and improving the resources and facilities to meet the evolving needs of students and faculty.

Impact on the Operation GRAD Program

The contributions of the Development and Resources Coordinator are integral to the Operation GRAD program's mission of supporting underserved students. By ensuring that students have access to the necessary resources and learning environments, the Coordinator helps to:

  • Increase Academic Performance: Providing students with the tools and resources they need to succeed academically.
  • Enhance Retention and Graduation Rates: Creating supportive and resource-rich environments that encourage students to stay enrolled and complete their degrees.
  • Foster a Sense of Belonging: Developing inclusive learning spaces that make all students feel welcome and supported.

Meet Our Coordinator

Gerardo Hinojosa brings a wealth of experience and a passion for student success to the role of Development and Resources Coordinator. With a background in Project Management, Gerardo is dedicated to enhancing the academic journey of every student at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

Get Involved

We encourage students, faculty, and staff to collaborate with the Development and Resources Coordinator to maximize the benefits of the Operation GRAD program. Together, we can create an environment where every student has the resources and support they need to achieve their academic goals.