Event Calendar

Upcoming Events for August and September 2018

Information is correct at the time of release and supersedes previously released information. A Del Mar College Events and Activities Information Line, 361-698-1600, provides recorded information about DMC-sponsored events for each week. 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:

Tuesday and Wednesday, August 21-22
Fall 2018 On-campus Late Registration at Del Mar College

Planning to take credit classes this fall? This is your last chance! On-campus Late Registration for Fall 2018 credit courses is Tuesday, Aug. 21, from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 22, from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Register in the East Campus Harvin Student Center or the West Campus Coleman Center. Online registration is also available. Payment is due Wed., Aug. 22, by 6:30 p.m. First day of classes is Monday, Aug. 27. For more information about registration, visit www.delmar.edu/registration.

  • Fall 2018 On-campus Late Registration, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers and Baldwin, and Coleman Center, West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, WED., AUG. 22, payment deadline and registration close at 6:30 p.m.; regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21 and 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 22.
  • For more info, call 698-1290 (East Campus) or 698-1741 (West Campus) or 1-800-652-3357, or email enroll@delmar.edu or visit www.delmar.edu/registration.

Wednesday, August 22
Del Mar College 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 financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2016 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, Aug. 22, 5 to 7 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, August 27
Fall Semester at Del Mar College Begins

First day of credit classes begin at Del Mar College. Welcome Back!

Friday, September 7
Del Mar College 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 financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2016 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.

  • Friday, Sept. 7, 10 a.m. to noon, 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, September 10
“Del Mar. Delivered.” Admissions and Financial Aid Workshops at Del Mar College

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, Sept. 10, 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, September 18
Del Mar College 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 financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2016 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, Sept. 18, 1:30 to 3:30 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.

Art:

Friday, September 21
Opening Reception for Del Mar College Art Faculty Exhibition

Take the opportunity to see over 40 works of art created by 13 artists from the Del Mar College art faculty. The Art Faculty Exhibition opening reception includes light refreshments, appetizers, cash bar and music. The FREE exhibit continues through Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery. Hours are Mondays through Thursdays 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Fridays from 9 a.m. until noon.

  • Friday, Sept. 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 exhibit, call the Art Office at 361-698-1216.

Ongoing at Del Mar College
Del Mar College 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 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. 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, contact Ken Rosier, Art and Drama Department Chair, at 698-1216 or email krosier@delmar.edu.

 

Continuing Education (Noncredit):

Nothing scheduled at this time.

Drama:

Nothing scheduled at this time.

Music:

Nothing scheduled at this time.

 

Special Events & Activities:

Monday, September 17
Del Mar College Observance of Constitution Day and Hispanic Heritage Month with Public Presentation,
The Battle over the 27th Texas U.S. Congressional District: Ethnicity, Partisanship, Gerrymandering and the Law

On Sept. 17, 1787, our country’s forefathers signed the final draft of the U.S. Constitution, ending the Constitutional Convention. In 2005, the U.S. Congress passed the Consolidated Appropriations Act requiring all educational institutions receiving federal funding to observe Constitution Day, scheduled on Sept. 17 each year. In observance of Constitution Day and Hispanic Heritage Month, Del Mar College’s Political Science program in the Social Sciences Department and the Mexican American Studies program are co-sponsoring Associate Professor Dr. Adrian Clark’s lecture, The Battle over the 27th Texas U.S. Congressional District: Ethnicity, Partisanship, Gerrymandering and the Law. Dr. Clark will examine redistricting in the context of our nation’s evolving search on how to effectively balance majority rule with the protection of minority rights in an era of increased racial and political polarization. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Monday, Sept. 17, 11 a.m., Room 514, White Library, Del Mar College, East Campus, Naples at Kosar off Staples, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Adrian Clark at 698-1639 or aclark14@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, September 25
Del Mar College Observance of Hispanic Heritage Month with Querer es Poder: Lieutenant Colonel Olga Custodio’s Quest to Democratize the Sky

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, Del Mar College’s Social Sciences Department and the Mexican American Studies program present Querer es Poder: (Where There’s a Will There’s a Way) Lieutenant Colonel Olga Custodio’s Quest to Democratize the Sky. Dr. Erinn McComb, assistant professor of history, will discuss how Olga Custodio became the first Latina American woman to graduate from the United States Air Force, the first female pilot instructor of the supersonic T-38, one of the world’s most difficult jets to fly, and the first Latina commercial airline captain for American Airlines. The presentation outlines Custodio’s story as one that not only broke down barriers for women, but also one that gave visibility to Latina women in control of technology, specifically flight technology. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 25, 1 p.m., Room 514, White Library, Del Mar College, East Campus, Naples at Kosar off Staples, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Erinn McComb at 698-1368 or emccomb1@delmar.edu.