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DMC Regents approve plans for first phase of Southside campusopens in new window
The latest renderings reflect a narrowed focus on creating a welcoming space for Del Mar students and the Southside community alike.
15
Aug
2018
www.caller.com
DMC's first-ever Summer Coding Camp fo Girlz could change lives of young campersopens in new window
Fifteen girls were recruited to participate from middle schools around the area to help spark their interest in science and math.
06
Aug
2018
kristv.com
Governor Abbott recognizes DMC Small Business Development Center ahead of B.I.G. Eventopens in new window
Texas Governor Greg Abbott recognizes the Del Mar College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for its contributions to the Coastal Bend small business community ahead of the B.I.G. Event on Wednesday, August 8, 2018.
04
Aug
2018
www.youtube.com
Smart Girlz Summer Coding Camp empowers girlsopens in new window
First-ever camp at Del Mar College teaches girls the basics of coding and how to apply it to movable cars, orbs and unmanned aircraft systems, or drones.
26
Jul
2018
www.caller.com
Del Mar College is helping spread girl power this summer with their "Smart Girlz" summer coding campopens in new window
The camp teaches young women the skills necessary to fly unmanned aircraft systems, more commonly known as drones. The all-girls program gives 15 girls the chance to pursue different careers in S.T.E.M. fields.
26
Jul
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Former Del Mar College Surfing Instructor added to Texas Surf Museumopens in new window
Charles Teas, known as "Coach Teas," was the only college surfing instructor in Texas in the '60s and '70s.
19
Jul
2018
www.caller.com
Mexican-American Studies back by Popular Demandopens in new window
The Mexican-American Summer Seminar is back for year 5.
18
Jul
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Kids learn Robotics, Coding at 2018 Summer Engineering Campopens in new window
11-year-old Stevie Pimentel and his robotics partner Jacobe West have different priorities than your average middle schooler.
17
Jul
2018
www.kiiitv.com
STEM Summer Campers Show off Skillsopens in new window
Student show off their projects as the Del Mar College Prefreshman Engineering Camp drew to a close.
17
Jul
2018
www.caller.com
Hidden gem at Del Maropens in new window
KRIS features the fifth-floor sculpture gallery in the East Campus William F. White Jr. Library., a collection of purchased works from more than 50 years of the annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show hosted by Del Mar College's Art Program.
15
Jul
2018
www.kristv.com
Military Matters: College Ready Veteransopens in new window
KIII features Ruby Ann Cortez, a veteran who has accessed Del Mar College's Upward Bound program to prepare for her path into higher education.
08
Jul
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Kleberg Bank donates $50,000 to Del Mar College for scholarshipsopens in new window
The Del Mar College Foundation received a $50,000 donation from Kleberg Bank to endow a scholarship fund that will assist DMC students in perpetuity.
06
Jul
2018
www.caller.com
Texas Matters: Civil Protests & Protesting Civilty opens in new window
DMC Assistant Professor of U.S. History Dr. Dawson Barrett discusses with David Martin Davies on Texas Public Radio the current rise of public protests, civility and his newest book, "The Defiant, protest movements in post-liberal America."
29
Jun
2018
tpr.org
Del Mar College offers extra help to veteransopens in new window
Del Mar College's Veterans Upward Bound program continues to assist veterans even as far as Waco with preparation for higher education uisng a $1.3 million U.S. Department of Education grant awarded earlier this year.
28
Jun
2018
www.kristv.com
Question Of The Week: Campus Sustainability Initiativesopens in new window
The online publication Faculty Executive includes Del Mar College's sustainability effort of using bulb compacting systems for fluorescent bulb waste, which helps with the recycling of mercury and glass components while reducing storage space and transport of the recyclable materials more efficient.
18
Jun
2018
facilityexecutive.com
NICK JIMENEZ: For democracy to work, voters need to step upopens in new window
Caller-Times Editorial Page Editor Emeritus Nick Jimenez praises the process used by the College's Board of Regents to fill the District 4 seat by selecting Dr. Mary Sherwood while he also compares other elected positions and the responsibility of voters to make informed decisions at the polls.
15
Jun
2018
www.caller.com
Texas A&M-Corpus Christi's former chief of staff joins Del Mar College board of regentsopens in new window
Dr. Mary Sherwood took her seat and attended her first meeting as District 4 Regent after the DMC Board of Regents interviewed three applicants and selected the former TAMU-CC chief of staff to the president to fill the board position through 2020.
13
Jun
2018
www.caller.com
Hot Commodity in the Shale Boom: Truckersopens in new window
The Wallstreet Journal covers the oil and gas boom in the Permian Basin and the increased demand for truck drivers and includes reference to South Texas and training through Del Mar College's Transportation Training Services Program.
08
Jun
2018
www.wsj.com
Online newsroom makes college a community information hubopens in new window
PR Daily features Del Mar College's online newsroom, Viking News, with the institution being the first in higher education in Texas to use the PressPage platform to create an informational hub for the campus and general community.
07
Jun
2018
www.prdaily.com
Corpus Christi designated newest talent hubopens in new window
The Lumina Foundation recognized the city, along with 17 others across the nation, for the local collaborative effort among Del Mar College, Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend and the Citizens for Educational Excellence to increase high school students' pursuit of college and adults' completion of associate degrees.
05
Jun
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Del Mar kicks off design phase for Southside campusopens in new window
The effects of Hurricane Harvey mean back to the drawing table for plans for the southside campus at Yorktown and Rodd Field Road, but the DMC Board of Regents will stay on track and on budget.
05
Jun
2018
www.kristv.com
Six students graduate from Del Mar's Pipeline Training programopens in new window
Del Mar College Continuing Education initiated a Pipeline Training Program with their first cohort completing the 72-hour offering on May 23 with a ceremony and the skills to enter a high demand industry in the Coastal Bend.
29
May
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Today marks deadline to apply for DMC Board of Regents open seatopens in new window
KRIS/KZTV promoted application details and today's deadline for anyone interested in the Board of Regents' consideration of their service in filling the District 4 seat.
29
May
2018
www.kristv.com
Village of tiny houses for the homeless in the works in Corpus Christiopens in new window
The City has plans to create a village of tiny homes for the homeless with Del Mar College Architecture and Construction students completing structures that were built as part of the recent Skills USA Texas statewide high school competition held here in Corpus Christi.
24
May
2018
www.kristv.com
Del Mar College prepares for fifth annual "Stringers for Scholarships"opens in new window
KIII promotes live during Early Edition the upcoming "Stringers for scholarships" fishing tournament at Marker 37 with DMC President and CEO Dr. Mark Escamilla and LNV, Inc. President Dan Leyendecker providing interviews.
23
May
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Industrial, educational leaders look to prepare local students to enter burgeoning workforce opens in new window
"THE NEWS of San Patricio" covers the need to generate workers for industry's growing demands with DMC Vice President of Workforce Development and Strategic Initiatives Lenora Keas highlighting Del Mar College's role.
21
May
2018
www.mysoutex.com
SRT program at Del Mar rocksopens in new window
KRIS Anchor Lee Sausley highlights the Music Department's Sound Recording Technology (SRT) Program as a "hidden jewel" and features interviews with Dr. Paul Bissell and members with The Coalition of the Willing, students and musicians who record songs under the direction of the SRT Professor.
20
May
2018
www.kristv.com
Military Matters: Veterans behind the wheel and entering the job forceopens in new window
KIII's Military Matters features the College's participation with the Texas Workforce Commission's Skills for Transition Program after receiving a grant to train active duty military separating from service for jobs in the trucking industry.
13
May
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Del Mar College graduates accept their diplomasopens in new window
KIII highlights Class of Spring 2018 participants as they walk into the American Bank Center to "Pomp and Circumstance."
11
May
2018
www.kiiitv.com
JIMENEZ: With Guy Watts' departure Del Mar College board applicants can set good exampleopens in new window
Caller-Times Editor Emeritus Nick Jimenez covers the issues that the appointed individual should consider once the DMC Board of Regents makes their selection for the vacant District 4 seat.
11
May
2018
www.caller.com
Why finishing your schooling is a good thingopens in new window
DMC representatives promote taking summer courses during KIII's Early Edition to help boost enrollment and to encourage individuals' to finish their programs of study early by taking courses over the summer.
11
May
2018
www.kiiitv.com
New Research Sheds Light on Students Near Completion Who Leave Before Graduation opens in new window
Civitas Learning's news story includes DMC President Dr. Mark Escamilla sharing the College's success with the platform and increasing the completion rate by 36% among students at risk of dropping out of school even after finishing 75% of credits toward a degree.
09
May
2018
www.prnewswire.com
Focusing on the Finish Lineopens in new window
Inside Higher Ed covers Del Mar College's use of the CIVITAS platform to increase the number of degree completers among students who have earned credits but may not realize they are close to or can graduate from DMC.
09
May
2018
www.insidehighered.com
Guy Watts' spot on Del Mar's board of regents has officially opened upopens in new window
The Caller-Times posted the process that the DMC Board of Regents will follow to fill the District 4 seat vacated after Guy Watts resigned in April.
08
May
2018
www.caller.com
Del Mar College receives $1M software giftopens in new window
OSIsoft LLC donated mover $1 million in software and services to the College's Process Technology Program to prepare students for the area's workforce.
03
May
2018
www.kristv.com
College presidents meet to sign Viking to Islander program agreementopens in new window
Del Mar College and Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Presidents signed a Memorandum of Agreement for the Viking Islander Program geared toward student success and allows students to access resources at both institutions.
02
May
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Free truck driver training for veterans at Del Mar Collegeopens in new window
Corpus Christi Business News promotes the Transportation Training Services Program providing free truck driver training to military members entering civilian life through a Texas Workforce Commission grant supporting the TWC Skills for Transition Program.
30
Apr
2018
www.101corpuschristi.com
CCFD welcomes dozens of new members with academy graduationopens in new window
The Corpus Christi Fire Department references Del Mar College's Fire Science Academy as a training resource for their cadets as well as announces the use of the West Campus Emergency Training Building (dome) for their graduation ceremony tonight (4/27/18).
27
Apr
2018
www.kristv.com
Denim Day brings awareness to sexual assaultopens in new window
The DMC Counseling Office held Denim Day as part of international awareness of sexual assault based on a 1999 Italian court case and to make victims aware that there is help available. April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
25
Apr
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Era of 'fake news' reinforces career choice for Del Mar College student journalistsopens in new window
Caller-Times reporter Beatriz Alvarado asks DMC Journalism majors what they think defines news and the field as well as covers the numerous awards Foghorn staff have racked up this year.
25
Apr
2018
www.caller.com
Fire academy cadets complete fiery final examopens in new window
The DMC Fire Science Academy with the Public Safety Education Department held live burn exercises to test the skills and knowledge of the Spring 2018 graduating class, which is required to complete the program.
24
Apr
2018
www.kristv.com
LOCAL 'Science Saturday' at Del Mar College Eastopens in new window
Local media, including KIII, covered the first "Science Saturday Corpus Christi" held at the Garcia Sciences Building and co-hosted by the DMC and TAMU-CC student chapters of the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science to encourage minority youth to explore the sciences as potential career paths.
21
Apr
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Education and workforce development are vital to the Texas economyopens in new window
Sen. Juan "Chuy" Hinojosa's Op Ed piece mentions Del Mar College and the support funding the College has received from the Texas Workforce Commission for specific training initiatives. The Op Ed focuses on the need to provide more education and career guidance to high school students as the region prepares individuals for the state's future workforce.
17
Apr
2018
www.caller.com
Secrets of the chefopens in new window
KRIS' Anchor Lee Sausley takes an in-depth look at Continuing Education's six-week noncredit course "Secrets of the Chef" with a close look at what's taking place in the kitchen.
15
Apr
2018
www.kristv.com
LOCAL Bernie's Famous Crawfish Boil makes dreams come trueopens in new window
KIII covered the Tenth Annual "Bernie's Famous Crawfish Boil" hosted by the DMC Foundation and Trustee Emeritus Bernie Paulson.
12
Apr
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Christus Spohn and Del Mar receive $500K for partnershipopens in new window
The Texas Workforce Commission awarded a $500,000 Skills Development Fund grant for DMC Corporate Services to train 531 healthcare professionals with CHRISTUS Spohn Health System, the largest health system in South Texas.
11
Apr
2018
www.caller.com
Del Mar College looking to improve campus securityopens in new window
KRIS attended the April 10 Board of Regents meeting and interviewed DMC Security Chief Lauren White about the College's initiative to have its own police department.
11
Apr
2018
www.kristv.com
Del Mar College will have a police department by spring 2019opens in new window
The Caller-Times covered the College's initiative to have a police department after Security Chief Lauren White provided a report to the Board of Regents duirng their monthly meeting on April 10.
10
Apr
2018
www.caller.com
Del Mar College Program offers grant for former military to become truck driversopens in new window
A Texas Workforce Commission grant and their program, Skills for Transition, has provided resources to Del Mar College to train area active duty separating from the military or those who have already been discharged the opportunity to train as truck drivers tuition-free.
10
Apr
2018
www.kristv.com
KIII LOCAL Military Matters: The upward bound programopens in new window
KIII covers the services and opportunities that veterans can access through the $1 million Upward Bound program that Del Mar College offers to enable those who served our country to earn their associate's degrees.
08
Apr
2018
www.kiiitv.com
LOCAL Continuing education in magic schoolopens in new window
KIII covered the first day of Magician School offered through DMC Continuing Education.
04
Apr
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Crawfish Boil to help Del Mar College studentsopens in new window
DMC Development Officer Karen Silva helps spread the word about the Del Mar College Foundation's 10th annual "Bernie's Famous Crawfish Boil" on April 12 during the KRIS Noon Show.
03
Apr
2018
www.kristv.com
Chem-E-Car competitors put chemical engineering to the testopens in new window
Del Mar College co-hosted with Texas A&M University-Kingsville the Southwest Regional Chem-E-Car competition as a means to recruit students to the College's new associate in science degree in chemical engineering that starts in the fall.
31
Mar
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Data Mining: what is it and how do you protect yourself?opens in new window
Dr. David Abarca, DMC Associate Professor of Computer Science, provides his expertise regarding putting personal information on social media sites and the issue of data mining.
28
Mar
2018
www.kristv.com
DMC Nursing group hosts annual egg hunt for hundreds of local youthopens in new window
The DMC Student Nurses Association held their annual egg hunt for area youth.
24
Mar
2018
www.kristv.com
Invest in Your Future: Construction Trade Academy and Pipeline Programopens in new window
Dr. Leonard Rivera, Dean of Continuing Education and Off-Campus Programs, provided a live interview on KIII First Edition about the College's Construction Trade Academy and Pipeline Program.
23
Mar
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Lessons In Service: Repairing Appliances For Hurricane Victims Is A Win-Win for Del Mar College opens in new window
Community College Week features the College's Air Conditioning Applied Technology program and faculty and students' service to the Coastal Bend community by repairing damaged household appliances free of charge after Hurricane Harvey.
21
Mar
2018
ccweek.com
Small businesses celebrate SBDC dayopens in new window
Smoothie King business owner Joe Perez shares how the DMC Small Business Development Center helped him become a success and encouraged other business owners to use the SBDC's services. March 21 marked SBDC Day across the nation.
21
Mar
2018
www.kristv.com
Water Street rolls out new sushi businessopens in new window
KRIS' news story features Del Mar College Culinary Arts graduate Danyela Hinojosa, who will oversee the new Water Street sushi bar, and owner Brad Lomax praising the type of graduates that the College's program produces.
20
Mar
2018
www.kristv.com
Breaking The Sign Language Barrieropens in new window
Community College Week highlights the College's American Sign Language & Interpreting program's community service work to close the communication gap between family members and deaf youth growing up in Spanish-speaking households.
14
Mar
2018
ccweek.com
What Will the Nationwide School Walkouts Accomplish?opens in new window
Dr. Dawson Barrett, DMC Assistant Professor of U.S. History, contributed to an article in The Atlantic covering the March 14 National School Walkout held across the country to prompt congressional action on gun control.
14
Mar
2018
www.theatlantic.com
Del Mar College opens new Adult Education & Literacy Center in Sintonopens in new window
KIII covers the College's newest AEL Center with a grand opening featuring a pep rally-style announcement in Sinton.
27
Feb
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Class teaches Spanish speakers American Sign Language; brings families togetheropens in new window
DMC adjunct instructor Linda Lugo volunteers to teach Spanish-speaking families American Sign Language to communicate with their deaf or hard of hearing children.
26
Feb
2018
www.caller.com
Del Mar College National Drawing and Small Sculpture Showopens in new window
The Art Program's national art show is promoted with faculty and a student participant discussing the merits of the yearly exhibit.
26
Feb
2018
www.kristv.com
Study Identifies Benefits for Driving Simulators as Companion to In-Cab Trainersopens in new window
DMC Transportation Training Services is referenced in this trade article about the benefits of simulator training originally posted on Feb. 15, 2018.
22
Feb
2018
www.ttnews.com
Del Mar's process technology program gets $54,000 donationopens in new window
Gulf Coast Growth Ventures, a partnership between ExxonMobil and SABIC, announced a scholarship donation benefiting 17 DMC Process Technology students preparing for the workforce.
21
Feb
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Future cosmetologists learn to recognize, offer resources for domestic violenceopens in new window
District Attorney Mark Gonzalez addresses DMC Cosmetology students about the new Cut It Out program designed to stop domestic violence by recognizing when a client shows signs of abuse and reporting it to the DA's Office.
19
Feb
2018
www.caller.com
Del Mar College's Dental Hygiene Program offers free dental careopens in new window
The DMC Dental Assisting/Dental Hygiene Program gives students real-world experience by offering a variety of services to the community as part of their training.
16
Feb
2018
www.kristv.com
Fire Academy cadets get hands-on during "live fire" exercisesopens in new window
Come on Baby, Light My Fire! DMC Fire Academy cadets practiced their skills fighting live fires as part of their program requirements.
14
Feb
2018
www.kristv.com
Del Mar will raise tuition for the second consecutive yearopens in new window
The DMC Board of Regents voted to raise tuition by $3 per credit hour.
13
Feb
2018
www.caller.com
Military Matters: a new grant will help local veterans complete their education at Del Mar Collegeopens in new window
KIII's Military Matters" highlights the new DMC Veterans Upward Bound Program, which received $1.3 million from the U.S. Department of Education, and is designed to assist area veterans with pursuing higher education.
12
Feb
2018
www.kiiitv.com
JIMENEZ: Design team pick brings Del Mar College one step closer to southside campusopens in new window
Editor Emeritus Nick Jimenez writes about the day-long process for which the DMC Board of Regents narrowed down the selection of Gensler and Turner Ramirez Architects to design the College's new campus on Corpus Christi's southside.
09
Feb
2018
www.caller.com
Nueces County District Attorney's new program, to cut out domestic violenceopens in new window
The DMC Cosmetology Program is participating in a new effort by the DA's Office called "Cut It Out" to eliminate domestic violence by training students and stylists to recognize the signs of abuse among their clients.
08
Feb
2018
www.kristv.com
Gensler, Turner Ramirez firms to team up for Del Mar's new campusopens in new window
The DMC Board of Regents announces the selection of two firms, Gensler and Turner Ramirez Architects, to design the College's new campus on Corpus Christi's southside.
07
Feb
2018
www.caller.com
Del Mar College awards $1.3 million grant for veteransopens in new window
The College received funds from the U.S. Department of Education to support its Veteans Upward Bound Program.
07
Feb
2018
www.kristv.com
Professor offers tips on filing your federal income tax returnopens in new window
DMC Accounting Professor Adelfino Palacios provides advice about filing 2017 tax returns for area residents who suffered losses due to Hurricane Harvey, along with considering changes filers can expect for 2018,
05
Feb
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Del Mar College announces grant to help area veteransopens in new window
Del Mar College received a $1.3 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to fund the institution's new Veterans Upward Bound program.
31
Jan
2018
www.kiiitv.com
30 filmmakers from around the world are in town to show their work!opens in new window
Del Mar College hosted the sixth annual South Texas Underground Film Festival (STUFF) on the East Campus, attracting 30 filmmakers from around the world with over 100 films screened.
27
Jan
2018
www.kiiitv.com
San Patricio County poised to continue economic growth despite Hurricane Harveyopens in new window
Del Mar College is credited with partnering with San Patricio County school districts and industry to build the workforce needed in the Coastal Bend.
25
Jan
2018
www.caller.com
Truckers Against Traffickingopens in new window
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. A program called Truckers Against Trafficking is taught to future truck drivers at Del Mar College.
11
Jan
2018
www.kiiitv.com
Del Mar College to offer African American history course for first timeopens in new window
There had been a push to teach a course specifically on African American History since the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the course for community colleges.
10
Jan
2018
www.caller.com
Del Mar College Course Helping with Hurricane Harvey Recoveryopens in new window
The Texas Workforce Commission awarded the College with a $40,500 Hurricane Harvey Relief Imitative Grant to offer shorterm training that can lead to long-term employment starting with the 30-hourOSHA 30 Construction course that begins Dec. 12.
05
Dec
2017
www.caller.com
Former probation officer, sailor receive culinary arts scholarship dedicated to Gary Homanopens in new window
An anonymous $100,000 donation to the Del Mar College Foundation supports the Gary Cargile Homan Scholarship for DMC Hospitality Management students majoring in Baking/Pastry Specialization, Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management.
04
Dec
2017
www.caller.com
Del Mar drama students showcase sci-fi themed costumes, makeupopens in new window
Fall 2017 Project Del Mar featured the alien sci-fi creations of 11 students taking the DRAMA 1341Makeup class through the Drama program as their final project for the semester.
30
Nov
2017
www.kiiitv.com