Event Calendar

Upcoming Events for November and December 2019

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:

Saturday, November 16
FAFSA Frenzy Financial Aid Information Session at the Coastal Compass Education and Career Resource Center

Del Mar College offers over 150 programs to choose from to get you on the right career track! Join DMC representatives for a FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) Frenzy information session and get one-on-one assistance to an early start in completing your financial aid application and much more. Participants are encouraged to bring their student and parent 2018 W-2 and tax return forms. Take advantage of this opportunity to successfully navigate through the financial aid process.

  • Saturday, Nov. 16, 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Suite 1572, La Palmera Mall, 5488 South Padre Island Drive, free.
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Monday, November 18
“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, Nov. 18, 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.

Monday, November 25
“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, Nov. 25, 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.

Ongoing through Monday, December 2
Spring 2020 Early Advising and Online and On-campus Registration

Register now to get the classes you need at the times you want for Spring 2020 credit courses. Registration is online or in academic departments. Declared majors should seek advising services through their academic departments during regular business hours. Individuals who are undeclared or liberal arts majors should complete advising in the Student Enrollment Center in the East Campus Harvin Student Center or the West Campus Coleman Center. The first early registration period ends on Dec. 2 with payment due the same day. Registration will reopen on Dec. 3 with payment deadline due Jan. 2. Spring credit classes begin Jan. 13.

Monday, December 2
“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, Dec. 2, 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.

 

Art:

Ongoing through Wednesday, December 4 
Texas Photographic Society 32nd Annual Members’ Only Show

Take the opportunity to attend the Texas Photographic Society 32nd Annual Members’ Only Show at Del Mar College. The exhibit includes over 50 prints created by 42 artists. The FREE exhibit continues through Wednesday, Dec. 4, 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.

  • Ongoing through Wed., Dec. 4, 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 698-1216.
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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 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:

Thursday, November 21
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offers Health Care Job Fair

Interested in a career in the healthcare field? Del Mar College Continuing Education will host a Job Fair focusing on students with medical certifications seeking employment. Positions featured include phlebotomists, ECG/EKG technicians, patient care technicians, certified nurse aides, medication aides, medical receptionists, unit clerk coordinators, and much more! A computer lab room will be available so attendees can apply for jobs online on site. Among employers currently signed up are APC Home Health Services, Clinical Pathology Laboratories, Estrella Provider Services, Riverridge Nursing and Rehab, Coastal Palms Nursing and Rehab in Portland, Brookdale-Corpus Christi, Workforce Solutions of the Coastal Bend, Anthem Home Care, Palms Nursing Home, Post Acute Medical Center, Cimarron Place Health and Rehabilitation Center and SAVE Home Health. Participation is free and open to the community. Participants can meet with numerous employers to discuss career opportunities available in the Coastal Bend. 

  • Thursday, Nov. 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room 106. Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples St., free.
  • For more information, call DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122.

Saturday, November 23
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Makeup Classes 

Want to learn the art of applying makeup? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering a one-day course, CSME-100N-12043 Makeup, Tips and Tricks, scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 23. This course is designed to give students an overview of basic techniques, develop their skills and learn the basics of makeup application. Students will also learn contouring, blending and color selection.Tuition is $45.

  • Saturday, Nov. 23, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Room 107, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $30 tuition.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

 

Drama:

Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 14-16; Friday and Saturday, Nov. 22-23
Del Mar Drama Presents Prom Queens Unchained by Stephen Witkin

Del Mar Drama presents its fall production, Prom Queens Unchained, a full-length musical comedy by Stephen Witkin, Larry Goodsight and Keith Herrmann. It’s the spring of 1959. The Soviet Union has satellites in orbit, and Hawaii is on the verge of becoming the 50th state. It’s also prom season at Robert Underwood High School, and the competition for Prom Queen is fierce and underway. Prom Queens Unchained is part Mean Girls, part Grease, and a touch of the B-movie Teenagers from Outer Space. Cheerleaders, juvenile delinquents, science nerds, jocks and the exotic “exchange student” dance to the tunes of one-hit wonders while the kindly school janitor watches their schemes to win the coveted title of Prom Queen unfold. Nov. 14 performance is Student Appreciation Night with free admission for all area students with a valid ID. Appreciation night includes a post-show reception. Tickets are $12 general admission; $8 for seniors, military, and DMC faculty and staff; and $3 for DMC students with a valid I.D. All shows start at 7:30 p.m. with box office open one hour prior to each performance. Advance tickets are available online at www.delmar.edu/dramaThis production is rated PG-13 due to some mature content and language.

  • Nov. 14-16 and Nov. 22-23, 7:30 p.m. (all performances), Sue Sellors Finley Theatre, Fine Arts Center Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers Street. Ticket prices vary.
  • For more information, contact Del Mar Drama at 698-1216 or drama@delmar.edu.

 

Music:

Friday and Saturday, November 15 and 16
South Texas Brass Symposium
 

Created in an effort to promote the performance, education and awareness of brass music in the South Texas region, the South Texas Brass Symposium brings world-class musicians and the area’s best professionals together at Del Mar College for masterclasses and performances that create unique learning opportunities for students, musicians and the general public. The event features a recital with the Del Mar College Faculty Brass Trio and pianist Shao-Shan Chen, a masterclass with the Spanish Brass and performances by college and university students and faculty from throughout South Texas.

  • Friday Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. concert. Saturday, Nov. 16, events begin with a 10 a.m. masterclass in Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar. Free and open to the public.
  • For more information, visit delmar.edu/stbs or contact Dr. Donald Pinson at dpinson@delmar.edu or 698-1604.

Saturday, November 16 
Spanish Brass in Concert 

The Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society presents the Spanish Brass at Del Mar College. Hailing from Spain, as their name implies, the Spanish Brass is one of the most dynamic and admired brass groups on the international music scene. The group will perform music ranging from Bach to Bernstein and everything in-between.

  • Saturday, Nov. 16, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar. General admission $25; ages 25 and under $5; free to DMC students with a valid ID.
  • For more information, contact the Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society at corpuschristichambermusic.org or Susan Sturman at ssturman@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, November 19 
Percussion Ensemble in Concert

The Del Mar College Percussion Ensemble presents their fall concert under the direction of Dr. Neil Sisauyhoat. The concert features a variety of works showcasing the diversity of the percussive arts.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 19, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Neil Sisauyhoat at 698-1623 or nsisauyhoat@delmar.edu.

Sunday, November 24 
Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra with the Del Mar Concert Choir and Piano Soloist, Dr. David Sutanto in Concert 

Join the Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra, along with the Del Mar Concert Choir and piano soloist, Dr. David Sutanto, in a performance of Beethoven’s Choral Fantasy in C minor, Op. 80. This unique work for solo pianist, orchestra and choir is not to be missed!

  • Thursday, Nov. 24, 4 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin, free. 
  • For more information, contact Todd Ehle at tehle@delmar.edu or 698-1223.

Monday, November 25 
Del Mar College Singer’s Theater Presents “Sweet Jive”

Come and experience an evening with music from the 1920s performed by the Del Mar College Singer’s Theater. The lead actress for “Sweet Jive” has been injured in a hit and run accident. Who will replace her before the old Mrs. Pomeroy cancels all financial support for the 1920s play? Fettucina, the gangster known as “Pretty Pants” Alfredo, has a suggestion –cast her sister Polenta–or die!”

  • Monday, Nov. 25, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Cynthia Longoria at clongoria@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, November 26 
Lux Musicae in Concert 

Del Mar College’s Cultural Programs Series and the Music Department present the Lux Musicae ensemble in concert. This chamber ensemble will feature violin soloist, Jose Flores in Jacques Loussier’s Concerto for violin, percussion and orchestra plus music of composers from Mexico, Denmark and Wales. Founded in 2012 by music director Emmanuel Godoy, Lux Musicae is based in San Antonio and is a multi-media arts collaborative group who present a wide range of composers. The ensemble premiered in San Antonio’s 2012 Luminaria Festival with a one speaker and one dancer production of Stravinsky’s “L’histoire du Soldat.” The unique concept behind Lux Musicae is the ensemble provides opportunities for young, aspiring artists to work with a professional group through rehearsals and concert productions.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 26, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. David Sutanto at 698-1614 or dsutanto@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, December 3
Brass Ensembles Concert at Del Mar College

The Del Mar College Music Department presents an evening full of brass chamber music featuring the DMC Trumpet Ensemble and Low Brass Ensemble. The groups will perform works by composers C.P.E. Bach, Anton Bruckner, Steven Verhelst, Walter Hartley and more.

  • Tuesday, Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Donald Pinson at dpinson@delmar.edu or Dr. Daniel Miller at dmiller29@delmar.edu.

Saturday, December 7 
Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra’s Home for the Holidays Concert 

The Del Mar Master Chorus and Concert Choir will appear with the Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra for their annual “Home for the Holidays” concert. This longtime holiday crowd-pleaser has become a tradition throughout the Coastal Bend. The Corpus Christi Symphony Orchestra will be joined by local choirs to offer a delightful mix of carols, seasonal favorites and the popular sing-a-long with Santa Claus. For more information, visit https://ccsymphony.org/event/home-for-the-holidays-2019/

Friday, December 13
Annual Tuba Christmas Concert

Take a break from the holiday rush as nearly 100 tuba, euphonium, baritone and sousaphone musicians play everyone’s favorite Christmas tunes. This musical event promises “Winter Wonderland” memories to get you in the holiday spirit. Area tuba, euphonium and baritone players interested in participating with this year’s Tuba Christmas can attend the rehearsal from 9:30 to 11 a.m. the morning of Dec. 13 in Room 127 in the Center for the Arts at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (6300 Ocean Drive). Registration to participate begins at 9 a.m. with a $5 registration fee. Tuba Christmas carol books will be available during registration for $15. Hats and scarves will also be available for purchase. Musicians need to provide their own stands for the rehearsal and performance. This year’s conductors are Dan T. Sipes of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with Master of Ceremonies filled by retired DMC Music faculty member David Irving. Free parking will be available at the university while street parking is available at Plains Capital Bank.

  • Friday, Dec. 13, noon, Plains Capital Bank, 500 North Shoreline.
  • For more information about participating as a musician or the Tuba Christmas performance, contact Dan Sipes at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi at 825-5523.

Sunday, December 15
Corpus Christi Municipal Band Holiday Concert

The Corpus Christi Municipal Band has the holiday spirit ready to share during the second annual free Holiday Concert. Make plans to attend and wear your best ugly Christmas sweater!

  • Sunday, Dec. 15, 8 p.m., Retama Room, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, call 698-1214 or music@delmar.edu.

 

Special Events & Activities:

Friday, November 15
“Advance your Future with Advanced Technology” Information Session Covering Two New DMC Degree Programs

Interested in computers, engineering or robots? Make plans to attend Del Mar College’s “Advance your Future with Advanced Technology” information session. The College’s Computer Science, Engineering and Advanced Technology Department will provide information regarding two new degree programs—Electrical Transmission and Distribution Systems Technology and the Advanced Technology and Robotics/Mechatronics. APEX systems representatives will provide details about apprenticeship opportunities with AEP Energy, along with pizza and refreshments. This informative session is free and open to the public. Read a full news relase about these two new degree programs by clicking here.

  • Friday, Nov. 15, 4 p.m., Room 100, Venters Business Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
  • For more information, contact Korinne Caruso at 698-1347 or kcaruso@demar.edu.

Wednesday through Sunday, November 27-29
Thanksgiving Break with Del Mar College Closed

Del Mar College’s East and West Campuses, the Northwest Center in Calallen and the Center for Economic Development will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving break. However, the William F. White, Jr. Library on DMC East will be open Saturday, Nov. 30, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Sunday, Dec. 1, only the Barth Learning Resources Center on the DMC West Campus will open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Both library facilities will be closed Nov. 27-29. Regularly scheduled classes and office hours for all College campuses and facilities will resume at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 2.

Tuesday, December 3
Del Mar College Nurse Education Students Offer Nutrition/Health Fair and Virtual Dementia Tour
 

Del Mar College Nurse Education students will host a fun, interactive Nutrition and Health Fair to showcase concepts they studied this semester. After winding down their first semester, nursing students will engage in interactive activities that share some knowledge and understanding to community members. Students will also serve as tour guides for the Virtual Dementia Tour. The tour is a simulated experience of dementia to raise awareness for those who care for a person with dementia. If you have a family member with dementia, you can gain a greater understanding about their reality by taking a sensory tour. By taking the tour, family members, organizations and companies will gain a better insight to understanding the physical and mental challenges of those suffering from dementia. Participants can take the Virtual Dementia Tour; however, seating is limited and registration is required online at www.secondwind.org/virtual-dementia-tour/virtual-dementia.

Thursday, December 5
Opening Reception for The Digital 15, An Exhibition of Digital Photography at Del Mar College

Take the opportunity to view over 50 photographs created by fifteen students enrolled in the digital photography class of the Del Mar College Continuing Education program. The FREE opening reception for The Digital 15 student photo exhibition includes light refreshments. Participating digital photography students include Heather Aley, Virginia Cardenas, Diana Charles, Diana Cordo, Amy Currin, John De Luna, Cynthia Longoria, Juli Propp, Crystal Rosales, Tanya Trevino, Jesse Valle, Jeinny Vargas, Javier Villarreal, John White and Lisa Wright. The exhibit continues through Tuesday, Dec. 17, in the lobby of the DMC Center for Economic Development. Viewing hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. until noon on Fridays.

  • Thursday, Dec. 5, 6 to 8 p.m., The Digital 15 Opening Reception, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, free.
  • For more information about the exhibit, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

Student Success Center:

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