Generations of Islanders gathered to celebrate their Islander spirit during Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s 2018 Homecoming week, taking place Feb. 4-10. This year’s homecoming theme was “Pride & Tradition.”
Generations of Islanders are ready to celebrate Islander spirit during Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s 2018 Homecoming week, taking place Sunday, Feb. 4, through Saturday, Feb. 10. Faculty, staff and students, along with alumni and the local community, are invited to partake in the festivities.
The best of the best of Corpus Christi’s business leaders were recognized at the United Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce’s 2017 Bizzy Awards.
Students from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi concluded many years of hard work and determination today, Saturday, Dec. 16 at the American Bank Center located in downtown Corpus Christi. More than 840 Island University students from all five of colleges walked the stage and received their diplomas during two fall 2017 commencement ceremonies.
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi alumnus, Juan Sebastian Garzon ’12, ’13, has been announced as new Director of the Antonio E. Garcia Arts and Education Center. Garzon assumed his duties on Dec. 4, 2017. Garzon previously served as program manager for the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center, where he supported entrepreneurs and small businesses in resource procurement and development.
The National Islander Alumni Association and Islanders Athletics at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi have announced their honorees for the 2018 Homecoming Honors Banquet, taking place Friday, Feb. 9 in the University Center, Anchor Ballroom.
The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi National Alumni Association hosted its second unique dinner event designed to connect alumni with current University students. The event was co-hosted by alumna Stephanie Garcia ’12, who serves as Marketing and Public Relations Manager for House of Rock, and alumna Stephanie Cude Russell ’10, who serves as Communications Director for United Way of the Coastal Bend on Nov. 30 at House of Rock.
With the flip of a switch, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi was illuminated in Islander blue, green and white during the 12th annual “Islander Lights Celebration.” Islander community, family and friends enjoyed free food, music, games, a visit from Santa and the traditional tree lighting ceremony during the Dec. 1 event.
More than 200 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s staff and faculty took part in #GivingTuesday, a global day of charity celebrated the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. Islander staff and faculty volunteered more than 527 hours at more than a dozen Coastal Bend nonprofits, including some which were impacted by Hurricane Harvey.
The Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi National Islander Alumni Association welcomed its third chapter, which debuted in Austin on Nov. 15 at a favorite local restaurant, Olive & June. During the event, Islander alumni enjoyed mixing and mingling with fellow alumni, dining on complimentary food and winning prizes like a South Congress food tour and Islander Alumni swag, but most importantly, attendees learned how they could get involved with the new Austin Islander Alumni Chapter.
From owning local healthcare businesses to being active in the Coastal Bend community, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences (CONHS) alumni are making a positive difference with their degree. The impact of seven Islander alumni was recently highlighted in the November issue of MD Monthly.
Nearly 250 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students walked across the Performing Arts Center stage on Nov. 4, for the fall 2017 Islander Ring Ceremony.