Event Calendar

Upcoming Events for January and February 2020

Information is correct at the time of release and supersedes previously released information. For more information about these or other events, contact College Relations at 361-698-1247 Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Admissions/Financial Aid Workshops/Deadlines & Registration:

Monday, January 20
 Del Mar College Closed in Observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Del Mar College will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, including the East and West campuses, Northwest Center in Calallen and the Center for Economic Development. Offices will reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 21.

Wednesday, January 22
DMC Hosting Financial Aid Workshop

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? This financial aid workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with Del Mar College Financial Aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2017 (or 2018 info for 2020-2021) Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2:30 to 4:30 p.m., Room 103, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free and open to the public.
  • For more information, call 698-1293 or 698-1726 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

Monday, February 3
“Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops

Need assistance completing your admissions or financial aid applications, seeking information about testing or just have general questions? This “Del Mar. Delivered.” workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with campus representatives after normal working hours to take a closer look into financial aid assistance and a program of interest. Learn more about the College’s enrollment process and various programs available to start your career.

  • Monday, Feb. 3, 4 to 7 p.m., Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Edwards, free.
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, February 4
DMC Hosting Financial Aid Workshop

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? This financial aid workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with Del Mar College Financial Aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2017 (or 2018 info for 2020-2021) Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2 to 4 p.m., Room 103, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free and open to the public. 
  • For more information, call 698-1293 or 698-1726 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

Thursday, February 13
DMC Hosting Financial Aid Workshops

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? These financial aid workshops will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with Del Mar College Financial Aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2017 (or 2018 info for 2020-2021) Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Thursday, Feb. 13, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room 103, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, AND Room 102, Barth Learning Resources Center, DMC West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, both workshops are free and open to the public.
  • For more information, call 698-1293 or 698-1726 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

 

Art:

Thursday, February 20
Guest Lecture by Artist Katherine Liontas-Warren, Juror for the Del Mar College 54th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show

While in Corpus Christi to select the final pieces for Del Mar College’s 54th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show, artist and guest speaker Katherine Liontas-Warren will lecture about her own work, which has been displayed in over 400 national solo, invitational and juried competitive exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad. Liontas-Warren’s art has received numerous purchase and juried awards. She earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Texas Tech University and a Bachelor of Science degree from Southern Connecticut. An Oklahoma resident since 1984, Liontas-Warrencurrently serves as an art professor at Cameron University and teaches drawing, watercolor and printmaking. To learn more about her work, visit www.katherineliontas.com.

  • Thursday, Feb. 20, 11 a.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Kosar at Ayers Street, free.
  • For more information, contact the DMC Art Office at 361-698-1216 or art@delmar.edu.

Friday, February 21 
Opening Reception for Del Mar College’s 54th Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show

First established at Del Mar College in 1966, the annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show attracts works from some of the most creative contemporary American artists from across the United States. Each year, a guest juror of national stature judges the annual show with artist Katherine Liontas-Warren serving as the 2020 juror. Liontas-Warrenhas exhibited her art in over 400 national solo, invitational and juried competitive exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad with her work receiving numerous purchase and juried awards. Out of the artworks submitted for 2020, Liontas-Warren will select the final pieces making up this year’s National Drawing and Small Show, which is hosted by the College’s Department of Art and Drama. For more than 50 years, purchase awards by the DMC Art Program and the William F. White, Jr. Library have built an impressive permanent collection at Del Mar College. The 2020 exhibit begins on Friday, Feb. 21, with a free opening reception—including hors d’ oeuvres, a cash bar and music. The event runs from 6 to 8 p.m. in the distinctive Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery. The national show closes May 8. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays. The exhibit is free.

  • Friday, Feb. 21, 6 to 8 p.m., Opening Reception, Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers Street, free. 
  • For more information about the opening reception and national show, call the DMC Art Office at 698-1216 or email art@delmar.edu.

Ongoing at Del Mar College
DMC William F. White, Jr. Library Sculpture Gallery

Del Mar College’s White Library Sculpture Gallery is a permanent collection of Library Purchase Award winners from the annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show that attracts works from some of the most creative contemporary American artists from across the United States. Over the past 50 years, purchase awards by the Del Mar College Art Program and the William F. White, Jr. Library have built an impressive permanent collection and exhibits approximately 48 works of sculpture collected. The Sculpture Gallery is on display from 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays; from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Fridays, AND Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Viewing of the sculpture gallery is free and open to the public. The gallery is also available for viewing online at http://library.delmar.edu/library/gallery/new/galleryhome.html.

  • Ongoing, Sculpture Gallery, Fifth Floor, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free.
  • For more information about the gallery, call 698-1310 or 698-1308. 

 

Continuing Education:

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, January 27 – February 26
DMC Continuing Education Offering Spanish for Medical Professionals - Beginner Classes
 

Do you work in a medical setting and come into contact with Spanish-speaking patients? Need to brush up on medical terms in Spanish? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering a five-week course, SPNL-1001-10068 Spanish for Medical Professionals-Beginner classes, scheduled Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights starting Jan. 27. This course is designed to build attendees’ speaking and listening skills for practical, everyday use of Spanish for basic communication on the job. The mini-course emphasizes the Hispanic culture and importance of the Spanish language in South Texas, especially for practitioners specializing in the healthcare fields. Instructors will present vocabulary pertaining to the human body and scenarios related to hospitals, clinics and doctor office visits. Focus is placed on role-play activities that will cover the most common medical procedures in Spanish.

  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Jan. 27 through Feb. 26, 6 to 8 p.m., Room 111, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples St., $60 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Mondays, January 27 – March 23
DMC College Continuing Education Offering Chair Yoga Classes
 

Interested in improving your health? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering the eight-week course, PHED 115N-12108 Chair Yoga, scheduled Monday nights beginning Jan. 27. This course offers a gentle form of yoga that can be done sitting in a chair or standing on the ground while using the chair for support. Techniques are beneficial for people with limited mobility and for those who want to practice at their workplace. Tuition for all eight classes is $55.

  • Monday, Jan. 27 through March 23, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Room 126, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $55 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, January 27 – March 31
DMC College Continuing Education Offering Medical Receptionist Course

Are you interested in becoming a medical receptionist? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering a 10-week course, POFM-1006-10120 Medical Receptionist, scheduled Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights starting Jan. 27. This course presents procedures related specifically to the medical office including insurance, financial records, scheduling appointments, mailing procedures, written communications and medical terminology. Tuition is $100 plus textbook cost.

  • Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Jan. 27 through March 31, 6 to 9 p.m., Room 107, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples St., $100 tuition plus textbook cost.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Mondays and Wednesdays, February 3-26
DMC Continuing Education Offering Photography-Beginning Course
 

Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering the four-week course, PHTC-1004-18016 Photography-Beginning, scheduled Monday and Wednesday nights beginning Feb. 3. Learn the basics of digital photography, how the camera works, which lens to choose and how to make proper exposures. This course will review how to edit pictures using Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. An introduction in choosing recording media and filters, flash photography, production and retouching will also be covered. Learn how to print, mat and frame photographs. Classes are open to participants age 17 and up. Tuition for all eight classes is $125. Students need to provide own digital camera and digital storage device.

  • Mondays and Wednesdays, Feb. 3-26, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Room E109, Del Mar College Northwest Center, 13725 Northwest Blvd in Calallen,$125 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 4-27
DMC Continuing Education Offering Photography-Beginning Course
 

Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering the four-week course, PHTC-1004-18008 Photography-Beginning, scheduled Tuesday and Thursday nights beginning Feb. 4. This course provides an introduction in camera functions, types of lenses, choosing recording media and filters, flash photography, printing, exposure, production, print finishing and retouching. Classes are open to participants age 17 and up. Tuition for all eight classes is $125.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 4-27, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Room 124, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $125.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, February 4— March 5 
DMC Continuing Education Offering Conversational Spanish Course for Beginners 

Hablas Español? No? Interested in learning Spanish? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering the five-week course, SPAN-107N-12124 Conversational Spanish I, scheduled Tuesday and Thursday nights beginning Feb. 4. This course is an introductory Spanish language course and emphasizes listening, comprehension and speaking skills. The class is highly recommended for students without previous experience with the Spanish language. Classes are open to participants age 17 and up. Tuition for all ten classes is $75 with a textbook required.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, Feb. 4 through March 5, 6 to 8 p.m., Room 109, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $75 tuition with a textbook required.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Friday and Saturday, February 7 and 8
DMC Continuing Education Offering Substitute Teaching Course

Interested in teaching? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering a two-day course, EDTC 1002-18012 Substitute Teacher course, scheduled Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This course is an exploration of the role of the substitute, identification of student needs, behavior modification and classroom management, teaching methodologies, school personnel relationships, mandated state standards and growth and development of students. Tuition is $70 with a textbook required.

  • Friday and Saturday, Feb. 7 and 8, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Room 107, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $70 tuition plus textbook cost.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Drama:

Spring production information not available at this time.

Music:

Watch for upcoming music performances during the spring semester!

Special Events & Activities:

Tuesday, February 11
Two is better than one! Dual Credit Information Night

High school students can get an early start on their college degree by enrolling in Del Mar College’s Dual Credit program. Students can earn up to 60 hours of college credit by the time they graduate and save Mom and Dad some money, too! Learn about the discounted tuition price, admissions, available courses, tutoring and more during DMC’s Dual Credit Information Session for students and their parents.

  • Tuesday, Feb. 11, 6 to 8 p.m., Room 106, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development (across from Ray High School), 3209 S. Staples, free.
  • For more information, contact Bob Montez at 698-1634 or dualcredit@delmar.edu.

Student Success Center:

Watch for updates!