Event Calendar

Upcoming Events for October and November 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:

Thursday, October 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 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2017 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, Oct. 18, 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.

Saturday, October 27
Del Mar College Enrollment 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 Free enrollment information session and get an early start in completing your admission and financial aid application and much more. Take advantage of this opportunity to receive a personal consultation to successfully navigate through the enrollment process at Del Mar College.

  • Saturday, Oct. 27, 10 a.m. to 4 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 5
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 2019-2020 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2017 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.

  • Monday, Nov. 5, noon to 2 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, November 5
“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. 5, 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 12
“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. 12, 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 19
“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. 19, 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 26
“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. 26, 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:

Monday, October 29
Del Mar College Cultural Programs Presents a Guest Lecture, “Gary Setzer: On language, ghosts, and the tautological”

Join Del Mar College Cultural Programs, along with the College’s Art program, for guest lecturer Gary Setzer’s presentation of “Gary Setzer: On language, ghosts, and the tautological.” Setzer incorporates performance art, video art and sound while linking landmarks like the body, the landscape, minimalism and humor as entry points to lure his audience into his conceptual framework—a theoretical space focused on our imposed dilemmas with language. Setzer’s works have been included in solo and group exhibitions nationally and internationally. He has performed, exhibited and screened work in venues such as the Arsenale in Venice, the Today Art Museum in Beijing, Tribeca Film Center, The National Art Center Tokyo, Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, Mobile Museum of Art, The Wexner Center for the Arts, the CICA (Czong Institute for Contemporary Art) Museum in South Korea, Boston Center for the Arts, Tucson Museum of Art and the Cincinnati Art Museum. Currently, he resides and works in Tucson where he is an associate professor of art at the University of Arizona. To learn more about the artist and to view his work, visit www.garysetzer.com.

  • Monday, Oct. 29, 11 a.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact DMC art faculty Kerstin Dale at 698-1506 or kdale@delmar.edu.

Ongoing through Wednesday, Dec. 5
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 is FREE and 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.

  • Ongoing through Wed., Dec. 5, 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 through Dec. 18 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 (Noncredit):

Nothing scheduled at this time.

Drama:

Friday and Saturday, November 9-10 and Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 15-17
Del Mar Drama Presents 20th Century by Playwright Ken Ludwig

Updated and adapted by Ken Ludwig, 20th Century is a hilarious adaptation of the classic comedy by Ben Hecht and Charles McArthur. Aboard the 20th Century Limited speeding train traveling from Chicago to New York City, Oscar Jaffe, a Broadway director who is desperate and bankrupt, attempts to persuade former lover Lily Garland, now a temperamental Hollywood actress, to appear in his next show that will surely save his career. Oscar attempts to accomplish this feat while outwitting rival producers, creditors and a religious fanatic. The problem is he only has 16 hours to succeed before the 20th Century Limited reaches New York City! Otherwise, it’s the end of the line for Oscar if he fails. Nov. 9 opening night is DMC Faculty and Staff Appreciation Night with free admission with a valid ID for faculty and staff. The Nov. 15 performance is Student Appreciation Night with free admission for all area students with a valid ID. Both appreciation nights include a post-show reception with a cash bar available only during opening night. Tickets are $10 general admission; $6 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. Beginning Oct. 19, advance tickets are available online at www.delmar.edu/drama. This production is rated PG-13 due to slightly suggestive content and is for mature audiences only (no children under six allowed.)

  • Nov. 9-10 and Nov. 15-17, 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:

Thursday, October 18
Del Mar College Wind Ensemble Concert

Join the Del Mar College Wind Ensemble for an exciting night of amazing masterworks for winds! Directed by Dr. Abel Saldivar Ramirez, the DMC Wind Ensemble will perform their first concert of the 2018 fall semester featuring works by Berlioz, Holst, Whitacre, Marquina and many more. As part of this musical fete, the Wind Ensemble will share the stage with the DMC Faculty Brass Trio as they start the harmonious evening concert.

  • Thursday, Oct. 18, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
  • For more information, contact the DMC Music Office at 698-1214.

Friday, October 19
Russian Pianist Yury Martinov Returns to Del Mar College

Russian pianist Yury Martinov, a master keyboardist who is internationally renowned for his versatile repertoire, returns to perform at Del Mar College. Sponsored by the College’s Music Department, Martinov’s repertoires run from baroque to 20th Century pieces played on modern piano, harpsichord, clavichord and pianoforte, which is an 18th century predecessor to the modern piano. The pianist serves as chair of the Department of Keyboard Instruments and of Chamber Music Ensembles of the Department of Historical and Contemporary Performance Art at Moscow “P.I. Tchakovsky” Conservatory. Martinov’s artistry and technical excellence has earned the pianist numerous first place prizes in some of the most prestigious piano competitions in Europe. His awards include First Prize at the 1991 Maria Canals competition in Spain, the 1993 Ennio Porrino competition in Italy and the 1999 W.A. Mozart Competition in Salzburg, Austria. The program will include Fantasiain d minor by Mozart, Rondeau Op.1 & 4 and Mazurkas Op. 30 by Chopin, Tchaikovsky Seasons (April, November, December), Prelude & Fugue in d minor by Shostakovich and Symphonic Etudes Op.13 & Op. Posth by Schumann.

  • Friday, Oct. 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, call 698-1605 or email wlipman@delmar.edu.

Saturday, October 20
The Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society Presents Musicians Benjamin Beilman and Orion in Concert at Del Mar College

The Corpus Christi Chamber Music Society and Del Mar College’s Music Department present violinist Benjamin Beilman and pianist Orion Weiss as part of the Society’s first concert of the 2018-2019 season. Dynamic performers Beilman and Weiss have been enthralling audiences around the world with their virtuoso playing. The duo will perform works by Mozart, Rzewski, Beethoven and Kreisler.

  • Saturday, Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar. $25 ticketsavailable at door/free for DMC students with a valid ID. Advance tickets available at http://corpuschristichambermusic.org
  • For more information, contact Susan Sturman at 698-1612 or ssturman@delmar.edu.

Sunday, October 21
Del Mar College MWF Jazz Band at the Texas Jazz Festival

The Del Mar College MWF Jazz Band will perform at the 58th Annual Texas Jazz Festival with a concert on the AT&T Stage. A Texas Jazz Festival mainstay, the DMC Music Department’s MWF Jazz Band performs under the direction of faculty member Scott Hagarty. For Texas Jazz Festival information, go to www.texasjazz-fest.org/.

  • Sunday, Oct. 21, 1:30 p.m., North Stage, Heritage Park, 1581 N. Chaparral St., free.
  • For more information, contact Scott Hagarty at 698-1602 or shagarty@delmar.edu.

Monday, October 22
Del Mar College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers Present Poetry and Jazz

Come enjoy an evening of poetry set to music as well as re-imagined jazz standards performed by the Del Mar College Concert Choir and Chamber Singers under the direction of Dr. Greg Graf.

  • Monday, Oct. 22, 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. Greg Graf at 698-1352 or ggraf2@delmar.edu.

Friday, October 26
Del Mar College Solo Faculty Recital with Cellist Susan Sturman

Music professor Susan Sturman will present a concert of solo works for cello by composers Friesen, Bach, Holst, Glass and Brey. The program includes artistic collaborations with poet Alan Berecka and dancer Jacqueline Courchene.

  • Friday, Oct. 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 Susan Sturman at 698-1612 or ssturman@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, October 30 
Del Mar College Master Chorus Present “Romantic Gems” Fall Concert

Be enraptured in the soundscapes and ethos of the Romantic period as the Del Mar College Master Chorus performs their fall showcase entitled “Romantic Gems” featuring works by Verdi, Bruckner, Mendelssohn and Brahms’ work, “Schicksalslied.”

  • Tuesday, Oct. 30, 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. Greg Graf at 698-1352 or ggraf2@delmar.edu.

Friday, November 16
Solo Piano Recital with Sean Chen at Del Mar College

Del Mar College Cultural Programs presents a solo recital by pianist Sean Chen. Winner of the 2013 American Pianists Awards and the third-prize winner at the 2013 Van Cliburn International Competition, Chen was also named a 2015 fellow by the prestigious Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing Arts. He has performed with many prominent orchestras, collaborated with esteemed conductors, performed solo recitals internationally, served on the juries of notable piano competitions and has been featured in both live and recorded performances. A multifaceted musician, Chen also transcribes, composes and improvises. His transcription of Ravel’s La Valse has been received with glowing acclaim, and his encore improvisations are lauded as “genuinely brilliant” by the Dallas Morning News. His Prelude in F# was commissioned by fellow pianist Eric Zuber and subsequently performed in New York. Currently, Chen lives in Kansas City, where he is the artist-in-residence at the University of Missouri.

  • Friday, Nov. 16, 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.

 

Special Events & Activities:

Saturday, October 20
Del Mar College Foundation’s Second Annual Over the Edge Rappelling Fundraiser

It’s back! The Del Mar College Foundation is again partnering with Over the Edge (OTE) to raise funds for DMC student scholarships. Last year, 27 people, including DMC President and CEO Dr. Mark Escamilla volunteered to rappel down 20 stories from the roof of the Holiday Inn Corpus Christi Downtown Marina. This year, on Saturday, Oct. 20, the DMC Foundation’s goal is to sign up 70 rappellers and raise $100,000 (100% of participant-raised funds go directly toward DMC student scholarships). To register call 698-1317. Don’t wait. Volunteers needed with no climbing or rappelling experience necessary. . . just enough courage to go “over the edge!” Online information available at www.delmar.edu/foundation/otecctx.html.

  • Saturday, Oct, 20, Holiday Inn Downtown Marina, 707, N. Shoreline Blvd.
  • For more information, contact the DMC Foundation at 361-698-1317 or foundation@delmar.edu.

Monday, October 22
Del Mar College Hosts “Pharmacy” Day to Celebrate Pharmacy Week Oct. 21-27

Del Mar College’s Pharmacy Technology program will host a “Pharmacy Day” to inform participants about the important role that pharmacy technicians play in educating patients and promoting safe and effective use of medication. DMC students will demonstrate IV preparation and cream and ointment preparation as well as weighing solids and pouring liquids. The student demonstrations may involve some public participation. Participants will also learn about DMC’s pharmacy technician certificate and associate degree. Games and prizes will be available for those participating in naming drug compounds, disease states and matching drug names, among others. Don’t miss “Pharmacy Day” to learn about the pharmacy field!

  • Monday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 3 p.m., Room 120, Health Sciences Building 3, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, free and open to the public.
  • For more information, contact Bert Rodriguez at 698-2823 or brodriguez@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, October 23
Nutrition Fair Offered by Del Mar College Level 1 Nursing Students

Del Mar College Depart of Nurse Education is hosting a FREE Nutrition Fair. First semester Level I nursing students are introduced to the fundamental concept of nutrition. While caring for patients, students learn about the importance and significance of nutrition, the patient’s diet and how to assess the patient’s nutritional status. The Nutrition Fair provides an opportunity for the nursing students to creatively display a diet, provide food samples and educate participants on various diets. Registration is not required. Cost is free.

  • Tuesday, Oct. 23, 1 to 5 p.m., Coleman Center, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, free.
  • For more information, contact Sandra Dawod at 698-2612 or sdawod@delmar.edu.

Friday, October 26
Del Mar College Viking Fall Carnival

Bones will clatter and teeth will chatter as Del Mar College holds its annual spooky fun fair featuring goblins and games, prizes for best costumes, and food and fun for everyone. Sponsored by Del Mar College’s Student Leadership and Campus Life Office and DMC registered student organizations, participants can expect a howling good time while helping student groups raise funds for their organizations and the worthy community causes they support.

  • Friday, Oct. 26, 5-10 p.m., Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers at Kosar, free entrance with cost for games, food and beverages.
  • For more information, call 698-1279.

Thursday, November 1
Del Mar College Spanish Program Holding Student Art Exhibit and Altar Display for “Día de Los Muertos”
 

Del Mar College’s Spanish program will observe “Día de Los Muertos” with a Student Art Exhibit and Altar Display. All are invited to view the student art and enjoy refreshments, including Mexican pastries, cookies and fruit punch.

  • Thursday, Nov. 1, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Room 416, White Library, Del Mar College East, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free.
  • For more information, contact Javier Morin at 698-1538 or jmorin@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, November 6
East Campus Professional Job Fair Sponsored by the Del Mar College Career Development Center

Looking for a job or a career change? Dust off that resume or create one and join Del Mar College’s Career Development Center for a Professional Job Fair on the College’s East Campus. Participants can meet with multiple employers representing a variety of job sectors for opportunities available here in the Coastal Bend as well as summer employment and internships. So, join Del Mar College to land that next job! Learn more about the DMC Career Development Center by visiting www.delmar.edu/placement. This event is open to the public.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 6, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Baldwin, free.
  • For more information, contact DMC Career Development Coordinator Vanessa Adkins at 698-2467 or vadkins@delmar.edu.

Wednesday, November 7
West Campus Professional Job Fair Sponsored by the Del Mar College Career Development Center

Looking for a job or a career change? Dust off that resume or create one and join Del Mar College’s Career Development Center for a Professional Job Fair on the College’s West Campus. Participants can meet with multiple employers representing a variety of job sectors for opportunities available here in the Coastal Bend as well as summer employment and internships. So, join Del Mar College to land that next job! Learn more about the DMC Career Development Center by visiting www.delmar.edu/placement. This event is open to the public.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 7, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Coleman Center, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, free. 
  • For more information, contact DMC Career Development Coordinator Vanessa Adkins at 698-2467 or vadkins@delmar.edu.

Wednesday, November 14
“The Science of Where,” 20th Annual Coastal Bend GIS Day Education Track for Sixth through Twelfth Grade Students, College Students and Educators

During the 20th annual Coastal Bend GIS Day, participants will discover the world of possibilities through GIS (Geographic Information Systems) technology. This year’s Coastal Bend GIS Day, “The Science of Where,” features opportunities to learn more about GIS applications and to see their use in action. GIS technology touches everyone’s lives daily to solve problems related to areas such as the environment, health care, land use, business efficiency, education and public safety. Scheduled during the National Geographic Society’s Geography Awareness Week, which is Nov. 12-16 and includes GIS Day activities around the globe, the 2018 Coastal Bend GIS Day is designed to build “GIS Awareness” among students and educators in 6th through 12th grades and higher education. The free co-hosted event is sponsored by Del Mar College, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Coastal Bend College, Laredo Community College, the Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation, the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technology Educational Consortium (UASTEC) and the DMC Small Business Development Center.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, free.
  • For more information, contact John Nelson, DMC Geospatial Technology Center/UASTEC, at jnelson1@delmar.edu jnelson1@delmar.edu or Dara Betz, DMC Corporate Services/UASTEC, at dbetz@delmar.edu.

Wednesday, November 14
“The Science of Where,” 20th Annual Coastal Bend GIS Day Professional Track for Current GIS Technology Users

As Geographic Information System users know, GIS technology touches everyone’s lives daily to solve problems related to many areas. During the 20th annual Coastal Bend GIS Day, “How GIS Can Help Your Industry or Business,” professionals already in the field can attend seminars and workshops specifically designed to expand their skills using Geospatial technology applications in the workplace or even as hobbyists This professional development opportunity features experts covering Geomatics, GIS, Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Geosciences in fields such as energy exploration, geology, agriculture, land and wildlife management, civil engineering, surveying, transportation, utilities, videography and many more. And, GIS Day is a great time to network with other GIS technology users. The 2018 Coastal Bend GIS Day is free and co-sponsored by Del Mar College, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, Coastal Bend College, Laredo Community College, the Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation, the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Technology Educational Consortium (UASTEC) and the DMC Small Business Development Center. Professionals need to register online though the DMC Small Business Development Center using the following link: https://bit.ly/2NfuzP1.

  • Wednesday, Nov. 14, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, free.
  • For more information, contact Monica Benavides, DMC Small Business Development Center, at 361-698-2422 or mbenavides11@delmar.edu or Dara Betz, DMC Corporate Services/UASTEC, at dbetz@delmar.edu.

Wednesday through Sunday, November 21-25
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. 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Sunday, Nov. 25, 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. 21-23. Regularly scheduled classes and office hours for all College campuses and facilities will resume at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 26.

Tuesday, November 27
Del Mar College Nurse Education Students Offer Health Fair and Virtual Dementia Tour
 

Del Mar College Nurse Education students will host a fun, interactive Health Fair to showcase skills and concepts they studied this semester. Nursing students will be interacting with the community and other students to provide the best and latest health information with a focus on culture and diversity covering topics that include Sleep Disorders and Interventions; What is your BMI?; How You Can Avoid Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke; Your Signs and Symptoms of Osteoarthritis (Chronic Pain); What It Means if You Have Degenerative Disc Disease (Neuropathic Pain); Warm Weather Infections and How You Can Avoid Them: Impetigo Tinea Pedis; What Do You Do for Fevers in Infants and Children?; What Are the Care Needs of Your Child who has Down’s Syndrome?; and How You Can Avoid Eye Injuries. The Virtual Dementia 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.

  • Tuesday, Nov. 27, 1 to 5 p.m., Harvin Student Center, DMC East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information or to register for the Virtual Dementia Tour, call 698-2864.