Event Calendar

Upcoming Events for April and May 2019

Admissions/Financial Aid Workshops/Deadlines & Registration:

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.

Mondays, April 22 and 29 
“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, April 22 and 29, 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.

Friday, April 26
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.

  • Friday, April 26, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 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, May 6
“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, May 6, 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 April 26
30th Annual Del Mar College Student Art Association Exhibition

Del Mar College’s 30th annual Student Art Association Exhibition features a juried display of two- and three-dimensional works by talented DMC art students. Viewing of a variety of pieces is on display in the Fine Arts Center Hallway Gallery on the second floor through April 26. Gallery hours are 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. until noon on Friday. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

  • Ongoing through April 26, Gallery Hours, Second Floor Hallway Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Del Mar College East, Ayers Street, free.
  • For more information, call the DMC Art Office at 698-1216.

Ongoing, Monday through Fridays through May 3 
Del Mar College’s 53rd 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 sculptor Carlton Bradford having served as the 2019 juror to select the final pieces making up this year's exhibit, 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 exhibit is free.

  • Mondays through Fridays, gallery hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 9 a.m. to noon on Fridays, 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 DMC Art Office at 698-1216 or email art@delmar.edu.

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, April 25
Del Mar College Northwest Center Open House

Conveniently located to serve residents living in western Nueces County and beyond, Del Mar College’s Northwest Center offers credit, workforce development, health care and dual credit courses. Join DMC representatives and meet Valdar the Viking during an open house scheduled to provide information about courses that prepare individuals for the workforce. Get information about other programs covering health care, safety, career training, computer programming and personal enrichment, among others. Participants can even get assistance with financial aid and admissions, and eligible students can register for summer and fall semester courses!

  • Thursday, April 25, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Del Mar College Northwest Center, 13725 Northwest Blvd in Calallen, free.
  • For more information, call 698-2450 or email northwest@delmar.edu.

Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 7—June 6 
Del Mar College Continuing Education Offering Conversational Spanish Course for Beginners 

Hablas Español? No? Interested in learning Spanish? Del Mar College’s Continuing Education is offering the five-week course, SPAN-107N-12293 Conversational Spanish I, scheduled Tuesday and Thursday nights beginning May 7. 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 $125 with a textbook required.

  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, May 7 through June 6, 6 to 8 p.m., Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $125 tuition plus textbook cost.
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 698-1328 or ce@delmar.edu.

 

Drama:

No events at this time. 

 

Music:

Tuesday, April 23
DMC Wind Ensemble Concert

Join the Del Mar College Music Department for a delightful evening of wind band and steel drum music! Conducted by Dr. Abel Saldivar Ramirez, the DMC Wind Ensemble will have their final performance of the spring semester in a joint concert with the Calallen High School Wind Ensemble and the Calallen High School Steel Drum Band, under the direction of Jeffrey Valperts. As guest trombone soloist, DMC professor Donald Pinson will perform Bolivarby Cook and Reflective Moodby Nestico. The ensemble will also perform Polovetsian Dances by Alexander Borodin and Folk Dancesby Shostakovich.

  • Tuesday, April 23, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Abel Ramirez at 698-1608 or aramirez@delmar.edu.

Thursday, April 25
Mozart’s Dueling Divas

The Diva wars never change in the Del Mar College Singer’s Theater presentation of "Mostly Mozart" with scenes from "The Impresario,” "The Marriage of Figaro” and “Cosi Fan Tutte.” Featuring the "Scene and Trio" from "The Impresario" and the comical "Sextet" from "Cosi Fan Tutte," you're sure to enjoy the banter, strong melodies and beautiful harmonies of Mozart!

  • Thursday, April 25, 7:30 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Cynthia Longoria at 698-1607 or clongoria@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, April 30
Del Mar Master Chorus and Concert Choir Mozart “Requiem”

The Del Mar Master Chorus and DMC Concert Choir’s performance of Mozart’s “Requiem” is one that you will not want to miss. The choirs will be joined by soloists Janell Stallard, Dr. Hope Thacker, Nicholas Lopez and Dr. Raphael Rada as well as a complete orchestra.

  • Tuesday, April 30, 7:30 p.m., Corpus Christi Cathedral, 505 Upper Broadway, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Greg Graf at 573-915-2109 or ggraf2@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, April 30
Del Mar College Percussion Ensemble and Corpus Christi All-Star Percussion Ensemble Concert

The Del Mar College Percussion Ensemble presents their spring concert under the direction of Dr. Neil Sisauyhoat. The concert will feature the talents of some of the finest local high school percussionists performing in the Corpus Christi All-Star Percussion Ensemble, which is also directed by Dr. Sisauyhoat and Dr. Matthew McClung from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The concert will feature traditional music from Cuba and Brazil as well as works by William Cahn and Michael Udow, among others.

  • Tuesday, April 30, 7:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Neil Sisauyhoat at 698-1623 or nsisauyhoat@delmar.edu.

Thursday, May 2
Del Mar College Brass Ensembles

The Del Mar College student brass ensembles will present an evening of brass chamber music. The trumpet ensemble will perform music in a variety of styles including marches, jazz and fanfares. The trombone quartet will perform music from Haydn, Beethoven and Flor Peeters.

  • Thursday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact DMC music faculty Scott Hagarty Pinson at 698-1602 or shagarty @delmar.edu or Donald Pinson at 698-1604 or dpinson@delmar.edu.

 

Special Events & Activities:

Thursday and Friday, 18-19
Del Mar College Cosmetology Students Offering Services for Canned Goods

Del Mar College Cosmetology students will provide cosmetology services for hair, nail and skin care by appointment in exchange for canned good donations to the Coastal Bend Food Bank. 

  • Thursday and Friday, April 18-19, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Room 211, Flato Technology Building, Del Mar College West Campus, Boaz Blvd. off Airport Road at Old Brownsville Road.
  • To make an appointment, contact Sandra Shelton Flinn at 698-1799 or email sdflinn@delmar.edu.

Friday, April 19
Application Deadline for Del Mar College’s Six-week Corpus Christi Prefreshman Engineering Program, a STEM Camp, for Youth

For most youth, the three-month summer hiatus from school usually means going to the beach, hanging out with friends and just taking it easy. For young geniuses who want to spend more time in the classroom to keep their mathematical skills sharp during the hot summer months, the Corpus Christi Prefreshman Engineering Program (CCPREP) at Del Mar College gives dedicated sixth- through ninth-graders the opportunity to solve mathematical problems, design engineering wonders, learn about computer operating systems and languages and more. The annual summer program at Del Mar College is the local site of the Texas Prefreshman Engineering Program and is made possible with Flint Hills Resources serving as the program’s lead sponsor, along with other sponsors. The program targets high ability middle school through high school students interested in pursuing careers in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) fields. CCPREP is challenging and rigorous, including classroom study, homework and group projects. Youth are also exposed to engineers and scientists during lectures and field trips while benefitting from a “hands-on” college experience. The six-week camp is FREE to accepted participants. Organizers highly encourage females and minority groups underrepresented in the mathematical and engineering fields to apply. Application deadline is noon Friday, April 19, at the DMC Mathematics Department, Room 109, Memorial Classroom Building, East Campus at Ayers and Baldwin. Information about the program, deadlines, parent orientation sessions (May 31) and downloadable application forms are available at www.delmar.edu/ccprep/. The camp runs June 3 through July 18.

  • April 19, Application Deadline with camp running June 3 – July 18, camp activity locations given during parent orientation, application submittals should be made to the Math Office, Room 103, Memorial Classroom Bldg., DMC East Campus, corner of Ayers and Baldwin, program free to accepted applicants.
  • For more program information, contact the DMC Math Office at 698-1238 or CCPREP director James Shollenberger at 361-698-1671 or jshollen@delmar.edu jshollen@delmar.eduor visit www.delmar.edu/ccprep/.

Thursday, April 25 
Del Mar College Corporate Services Offering Development Dimensions International’s “Communicating for Leadership Success,” a Four-hour Course as Part of Corporate College Leadership Series

Today’s organizations need leaders who can do and be more to succeed in a complex work environment. Frontline leaders with strong interpersonal skills get things done by mobilizing and engaging others. Development Dimensions International’s (DDI) “Communicating for Leadership Success” is a foundation course that will teach you how to communicate effectively to spark action in others. This four-hour course covers the “Interaction Essentials needed to handle the variety of challenges and opportunities encountered every day in the workplace and beyond. You’ll learn to achieve results by building strong interpersonal relationships; plan successful in-person and virtual interaction; provide meaningful, supportive feedback that motivates and helps individuals improve performance; and impact business outcomes by consistently meeting personal and practical needs of others. Del Mar College is the only DDI education partner in the Coastal Bend. Get world-class training locally without spending those extra dollars on costly travel expenses! Cost is $249 per person, and businesses may be eligible for tuition funds through the Texas Workforce Commission’s Skills for Small Business grant. To get more details and discuss grant eligibility, call 698-2408 or email corporate@delmar.edu. For information about the Del Mar College Corporate College Leadership Series and upcoming courses, visit http://delmar.edu/continuing-education/corporate-services/corporate-college.html.

  • Thursday, April 25, 1-5 p.m., DMC Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, four-hour course cost per person: $249. 
  • To register, call the Center for Economic Development at 698-1328.

Wednesday, May 1
Del Mar College Cinco de Mayo Celebration with “Fiesta Mexicana”

Del Mar College will hold an early Cinco de Mayo celebration with the DMC Foreign Languages Club presenting “Fiesta Mexicana.” The free event recognizes and celebrates Mexican culture and remembers the 1862 Battle of Puebla. Event highlights include a short reading covering the history of Cinco de Mayo, traditional Latin music, folklorico dance, Loteria games, flower-making crafts and a piñata. DMC’s Social Dance Club also will perform traditional Latin dances such as salsa, merengue and tango, among others. During “Fiesta Mexicana,” participants can stroll through a Mexican village that includes an aduana (customs office), a bank, cantina (bar), a church, hotel and a police station. The club will serve tamales and aguas frescas (lemonade) as part of the celebration.

  • Wednesday, May 1, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Grassy area between Solomon Coles Classroom Building and Garcia Sciences Building, Del Mar College East Campus, use entryway at Kosar off Staples and Naples, free and open to the public.
  • For more information, contact DMC associate professor of Spanish Javier Morin at 698-1582 or jmorin@delmar.edu.

Wednesday, May 1
Del Mar College Open House for Regional Fire Academy

Are you interested in a firefighting career? Del Mar College’s Regional Fire Academy is designed to meet the training needs of the modern firefighter and offers certificate and degree programs, along with dual credit courses for high school students ready to jumpstart their training. The Academy also includes the Basic-Emergency Medical Technician courses to meet the growing emergency medical services responsibilities of the modern firefighter. Join DMC representatives for a tour of Del Mar College’s facilities and learn what you need to apply for the fall fire academy program. Also, you’ll get information about the Emergency Medical Services program and learn about the EMT-Basic program. Students may pick up an application packet and begin the process to become a cadet. Refreshments will be provided, and participants can enter a drawing to win door prizes!

  • Wednesday, May 1, 5:30 to 7 p.m., Rooms 108 and 109, Public Safety Building 1, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, free.
  • For more information, call 698-1724.

Thursday, May 2
Mental Health Awareness Month Info Fair and Kickoff Concert with Rap Group “Stealing Oceans” at Del Mar College

One in five U.S. adults lives with a mental illness condition according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Half of all lifetime mental health conditions begin by age 14 and 75% by age 24, but early intervention programs can help. In observance of national Mental Health Awareness Month, which is May, Del Mar College is hosting an Info Fair and Kickoff Concert to bring awareness and resources to both the campus and general community. Get local, state and national perspectives about issues related to mental illness conditions and how to get help with speakers including Nueces County Judge Barbara Canales, NAMI Greater Corpus Christi Program Director Angela Horner and Rita Hernandez, LPC, Lead Counselor with Del Mar College’s Counseling Center. Scheduled in Richardson Performance Hall, the event features remarks by these individuals beginning at 11 a.m., an hour-long opportunity to collect information and speak with representatives at tables in the lobby and then a 12:30 p.m. concert in the auditorium with “Stealing Oceans.” The group features rapper and lyricist Brian Thompson, whose love for words and melodies steered him away from the grip of a five-year struggle with drugs and alcohol. Thompson now shares his positivity as frontman and leader of “Stealing Oceans.” The band’s vitality is not only for entertainment but also by fusing positivity and optimism into their unique sound and lyrics to encourage audiences to be appreciative each day. The group takes time from their busy touring schedule to appear at special events to raise funds and bring awareness about suicide prevention and mental health. Stealing Oceans uses their platform to make a difference in people’s lives and thrive to inspire with their own motto; “Stay Thoughtful, Be Grateful, and Always Love.” This event is FREE and open to the public.

  • Thursday, May 2, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, call the DMC Student Leadership and Campus Life Office at 698-1279 or email bacage@delmar.edu.

Thursday, May 23
Del Mar College Corporate Services Offering Franklin Covey’s “The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity ,” a One-day Course as Part of Corporate College Leadership Series

Seeking to increase your personal effectiveness and productivity? Each day brings new waves of urgencies that compete for our attention, including texts, emails, phone calls and meetings (to name a few); and they all converge on our already full schedules. The result becomes a sense of feeling busy without actually being productive, leaving you burned out and unfulfilled. The sheer volume of daily distractions threatens our ability to think clearly and make wise decisions about what’s important. “The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity” can empower you with clear discernment to avoid distractions and accomplish goals that matter most in your professional and personal life. Supported by science and years of experience, this Franklin Covey one-day course will not only produce a measurable increase in your productivity but provide a renewed sense of engagement and accomplishment. Del Mar College is the only Franklin Covey education partner in the Coastal Bend. Get world-class training locally without spending those extra dollars on costly travel expenses! Cost is $399 per person, and businesses may be eligible for tuition funds through the Texas Workforce Commission’s Skills for Small Business grant. To get more details and discuss grant eligibility, call 698-2408 or email corporate@delmar.edu. For information about the Del Mar College Corporate College Leadership Series and upcoming courses, visit http://delmar.edu/continuing-education/corporate-services/corporate-college.html.

  • Thursday, May 23, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., DMC Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, one-day course cost per person: $399.
  • To register, call the Center for Economic Development at 698-1328.

 

Student Success Center:

Wednesday and Thursday, April 24 and 25
Del Mar College Hosting “Fuel Up for Finals” as part of Success on the Go Workshops

Join Del Mar College Student Success Center staff to learn how eating healthy fuels your brain. This session, part of the Success on the Go Workshops, is free and open to the public.

  • Wednesday and Thursday, April 24-25, 1 to 2 p.m., Room 119, Student Success Center, St. Clair Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free and open to the public. 
  • For more information, call 698-2259 or email cortiz28@delmar.edu.