Your average driver may underestimate the amount of skill required to operate a bus, but not Dr. Kelly Quintanilla, Interim President and CEO of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Quintanilla had a chance to drive a public transportation bus during the 35th annual Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority (CCRTA) “Bus Roadeo” on March 5, at the CCRTA’s Operation Facility on Bear Lane.
On Tuesday, Feb. 21, a record number of students from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi provided information about the university and discussed legislative issues of interest to them at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Day at the Capitol. More than 50 Islander students – plus alumni, faculty, staff, administration and community supporters – traveled to Austin for the event.
Being involved in the music industry will always be a hobby and passion for Reylon Ellis. In addition to music consulting in his free time, he’s about to produce a song for the first time in two years. Ellis co-owned a production company, Catalyst 01 Productions, in his hometown of Chicago until 2007. However, he lacked the business acumen he needed to continue to successfully run the company. Nine years later, Ellis has acquired that skill set after graduating from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with an Online Master of Business Administration in December 2016.
Islander spirit will be at an all-time high during the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi 2017 Homecoming week, taking place from Sunday, Feb. 12, through Saturday, Feb. 18.
It’s more than just a piece of jewelry – the Official Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Islander Ring commemorates the strength, integrity and hard-work put forth by each student. As of Jan. 19, the Islander Ring is now on display via a larger than life statue in the University Center, north atrium.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The National Islander Alumni Association and Islanders Athletics has announced their honorees for the 2017 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Homecoming Honors Banquet, happening Friday, Feb. 17.
Students from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s five colleges walked the stage during the fall 2016 commencement ceremony, held Saturday, Dec. 17, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., at the American Bank Center located at 1901 N. Shoreline Blvd.
Sometimes life throws you a curveball and you need to roll with the punches. This is the message Sierra Thetford, who will be graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology during the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi fall 2016 commencement, has learned over her two-year battle with cervical cancer.
Mentoring students while conducting research on submarine groundwater discharge, Nicholas Spalt has worked to make a difference not only in the health of coastal waters but also in the education of his fellow Islander students. Spalt will soon become an alumnus of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi graduating with a Master of Science in Environmental Science. Spalt, along with 871 other graduates will walk the stage Saturday, Dec. 18 at Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s fall 2016 commencement ceremony, held at the American Bank Center located in downtown Corpus Christi.
A lively band played in the background as the Islander Alumni Association bid farewell to Dr. Flavius Killebrew, 10th President and CEO of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi at a special retirement party held Nov. 7 at Brewster Street Ice House located in downtown Corpus Christi.
Good food and company brought together Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi College of Science and Engineering (COSE) alumni, faculty and staff during the annual Alumni Shrimp Boil on Saturday, Oct. 29 at the Laguna Madre Field Station.
Two Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi employees who have dedicated their careers to advising Islander students have received national recognition.