Outstanding Graduate Discovers New Passion at Island University

One of Jennifer Kloesel’s favorite aspects of studying communication is understanding the theories and research behind how people interact and present themselves. Her passion for research led her to focus

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Love of Teaching Inspires Outstanding Graduate to Make the World a Better Place

“We only have one life to live, so make it a great life – or not. The choice is yours.” These words are what Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi outstanding graduate

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Word Fest Hosts Award-Winning Author, Islander Alumna

The College of Liberal Arts and the Department of English at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi hosted the inaugural Corpus Christi Word Fest on Nov. 7. Read More of the Original

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Shakas Up! Island University Preps For Homecoming 2019

Preparations are underway at the Island University for Homecoming Week 2019, set to take place Sunday, Feb. 3, through Saturday, Feb. 9. For details on Homecoming 2019 events, visit IslanderHoco.com.

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New Spanish Scholarship Forges Path for Cultural and Linguistic Understanding

The Joan Aleshire and LeRoy Arthur Ufkes Excellence Fund in Spanish was established by Dr. Frances M. Ufkes `15, Islander alumna, in memory of her parents. Although she had a

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Island University Honors Dean Emerita at Alumni Shrimp Boil

From a relaxing boat ride to the Laguna Madre Field Station to a feast of savory Cajun-style shrimp, Islander alumni, faculty, and staff enjoyed an idyllic afternoon of science, food,

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Islander Alumnus in Running for Grammy Music Educator Award

Islander alumnus Matthew Trevino is in the running for a Grammy Music Educator Award. The San Antonio-based elementary school music specialist learned in early October he was one of 25

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Passion, Pride, and Pursuit of Preserving A&M-Corpus Christi History

Christopher Potter, senior business major at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, is the epitome of Islander pride. Led by a fascination with the University’s origins and a desire to share that

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Island University Alumni Honoree Awards and Athletic Hall of Honor Nominations are Open!

Each year, the National Islander Alumni Association and Islanders Athletics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi celebrate Islander alumni who positively impact both the University and their communities. The nomination process

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One Year Later: Islanders Recount Hurricane Harvey

Tales of survival and perseverance after Harvey poured out from all over Texas, though the stories, even a year later, often provoke tears and solemn memories. And while there are

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Mural Movement Continues, Islanders Lead the Way

The landscape of Corpus Christi is changing – one wall at a time. The city today looks very different than it did 10 years ago. With a rapidly expanding arts

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Islander Alumnus, Business Grad, to Premiere on HGTV

Shakas up” to Gino Montalvo `12, who earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The former radio host, turned real estate agent, is starring

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New Graduates Join Ranks of 50,000+ Islander Alumni

“There will be many opportunities for you to chase your dreams. Push forward, no matter what obstacles you may face. After all, it’s not about how many times you fall

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Islander Student Vows to Create Lasting Change, Attends Prestigious Institute

She is a stellar student, eager activist, founder and president of the Islander Feminists, and future political leader. Ariana Rodriguez `18, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi alumna and incoming Islander graduate

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Ed Cantu, Islander Alumnus, to Deliver Summer Commencement Address

He’s known affectionately as “Mr. Islander.” He’s a constant fixture at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi events, from Homecoming to alumni meet and greets to Islanders sporting games. Now, Ed Cantu

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MBA Graduate Makes Islander Impact at Driscoll Children’s Hospital

Driven by motivation to improve health care for children in South Texas, Eduardo Gomez, ’05, earned a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Health Care Administration from Texas

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