Events Calendar

Upcoming Virtual and In-person Events for August 2022

Information is correct at the time of posting and supersedes previously posted information. For more details about scheduled "virtual" and/or in-person events and activities, contact the respective department or program for which information is provided.

Please check back often for updates.

The health and safety of DMC students, faculty and staff, and visitors are a priority for Del Mar College. In compliance with Texas Gov. Abbott’s executive order, the College no longer requires but encourages wearing masks or other face coverings, along with following other DMC safety protocols such as social distancing and hand washing, during in-person participation of campus activities. 

FINE ARTS/CULTURAL ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS:

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Check back at a later date for future Art Program exhibits. To learn more about the College' s Art Program, visit www.delmar.edu/degrees/art/index.html.

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Check back for future performances. To learn more about the College's Drama Program, visit www.delmar.edu/degrees/drama/index.html.

Music
 

Check out other Music Department information by visiting  www.delmar.edu/offices/music/index.html .

ADMISSIONS, ADVISING AND REGISTRATION OPPORTUNITIES:

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Online Registration for DMC Fall 2022 Credit Courses
 

Are you ready to register for the fall semester? Online Registration for Del Mar College Fall 2022 credit courses is underway with courses beginning Aug. 29. Both current and prospective students can access WebDMC on the College’s home page (www.delmar.edu) to view course offerings, which undergoes frequent updates and additions throughout the registration process. WebDMC is also where students can check their financial aid status, review their degree plan and find other information. Students who plan to take courses can visit the DMC “Prepare to Register” web page for more information. Prospective students can visit “Becoming a Viking” to complete the admissions process and for other information. Check the College’s “Academic Calendar” for tuition payment and other deadline dates for the fall semester.

  • Underway, Online Registration for Del Mar College Fall 2022 credit courses, visit www.delmar.edu for more details, tuition payment deadlines vary.
     
  • Questions? Contact the DMC Student Enrollment Center at 361-698-1290 or enroll@delmar.edu.

     

Saturday, August 13
On-campus Second Saturday Registration for Fall 2022 Credit Courses
 

Need to get admitted to Del Mar College or registered for fall credit courses? Finish up your enrollment requirements during DMC’s Second Saturday Registration event to complete the processes and join other Vikings during fall 2022! Get help with admissions, course registration, financial aid, Registrar’s assistance and more, including TSI (Texas Success Initiative) Testing and on-site advising to so you can complete registration in one stop. Learn more about Del Mar College’s registration opportunities and processes at www.delmar.edu/registration. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 29.

  • Saturday. Aug. 13, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Second Saturday Registration (on-campus/virtual and online), Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College Heritage Campus, located at Baldwin Blvd. and Ayers St, directions and map: click here.
  • Questions? Contact the DMC Student Enrollment Center at 361-698-1290 or enroll@delmar.edu.

     
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Thursday, August 18
Registration Rally for Fall 2022 Semester at the New Del Mar College Oso Creek Campus
 

Already a Viking or ready to become one? The Fall 2022 semester is just around the corner, so now’s the time to get registered for credit classes! Missed our first Registration Rally and need a second chance? Del Mar College will hold a second “Registration Rally” in the STEM Building on the new Oso Creek Campus on Thursday, Aug. 18, from 4 to 7:30 p.m., so even if your program of study isn’t on that campus, you can still stop by to get registered and access other student services to start the process. Representatives will be on-hand to provide you the assistance you need, including Advising, Admissions, Registrar’s Office, Veterans Services, Retention Services, Disability Services, Financial Aid Services and Career Development. We’re also making getting through the process fun with some games, snacks and swag bags! Don’t miss this opportunity to access registration and student services all in one place!  Fall 2022 credit classes begin Monday, Aug. 29. Want to know what credit courses are available on the new Oso Creek Campus this fall? Visit www.delmar.edu/oso/classes.html. To learn more about other DMC Outreach events, go to www.delmar.edu/becoming-a-viking/discover/tours/outreach-events.html.

  • Thursday, Aug. 18, 4 to 7:30 p.m., Registration Rally at New Oso Creek Campus, STEM Bldg., 7002 Yorktown Blvd., FREE.
  • Questions? Contact DMC Student Enrollment Services at enroll@delmar.edu or 361-698-1290.

 

Saturday, August 20
On-campus/Virtual and Online Late Registration for Fall 2022 Credit Courses

It’s not too late! If you’re already a Viking or thinking about becoming one and haven’t registered for the fall 2022 semester at Del Mar College, you have another chance! Join DMC representatives and get registered for 8-, 12-, 15- and 16-week sessions that fit your schedule this fall. You can get assistance with admissions, class registration, financial aid and other services. FREE Meningitis vaccines are also available. For advising assistance, individuals can contact the DMC department of their declared major for specific instructions. For the Advisor Contact List, click here. Need to complete your TSI (Texas Success Initiative) Testing? Register at www.delmar.edu/tsi. Learn more about registration at www.delmar.edu/registration. Classes begin Monday, Aug. 29.

  • Saturday, Aug. 20, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Late Registration (on-campus/virtual and online), Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College Heritage Campus, Baldwin Blvd. and Ayers St. and Coleman Center, Del Mar College Windward Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, directions and maps for both campuses: click here.
     
  • Questions? Contact the DMC Student Enrollment Center at 361-698-1290 or enroll@delmar.edu

     
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Tuesday and Wednesday, August 23 - 24
Fall 2022 On-campus/Virtual and Online Late Registration

 

Planning to take credit classes this fall? This is your last chance! On-campus/Virtual and Online Late Registration for Fall 2022 credit courses is Tuesday, Aug. 23, from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Register in the Heritage Campus Harvin Student Center or the Windward Campus Coleman Center. Payment is due Wed., Aug. 24, by 6:30 p.m. First day of classes is Monday, Aug. 29. For more information about registration, visit www.delmar.edu/registration.

  • Fall 2022 On-campus/Virtual and Online Late Registration, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College Heritage Campus, Ayers and Baldwin, and Coleman Center, Windward Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 23 and 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wed., Aug. 24.  
     
  • For more info, call 361-698-1290 (Heritage Campus) or 361-698-1741 (Windward Campus) or 1-800-652-3357, or email enroll@delmar.edu or visit www.delmar.edu/registration

     
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Monday, August 29 
Del Mar College Fall 2022 Credit Courses Begin 
 

Fall credit courses will begin with Del Mar College operational offices opening at 7:30 a.m. and classes starting as scheduled. WELCOME BACK, VIKINGS! For more info, visit www.delmar.edu/.  

 

DEL MAR COLLEGE LIBRARIES:

 

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SPECIAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES:

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Saturdays, August 13, 20 and 27  
“Show Me The Money” Summer Assistance Opportunities Hosted by DMC Financial Aid Services  
 

“Show me the money!” You’ve heard the term. But, for individuals looking for resources to help pay for college, finding those funds and making sense of where they can come from can be a challenge, especially when pursuing college finances on your own. Del Mar College (DMC) Financial Aid Services has the solution, and organizers have scheduled summer assistance opportunities or workshops called “Show Me The Money” to assist potential and current students with receiving financial aid for college this fall. Let DMC representatives help you with completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), getting financial aid status updates, accepting your financial aid award and a lot more. What do you need to bring? When applying for financial aid and filling out the FAFSA, participants will need on-hand the following information: 1) their 2020 Tax Return and W-2 Forms (2020 Tax Return information is needed for the 22/23 FAFSA), verification of untaxed income, Social Security numbers and permanent resident information. Each workshop is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. each Saturday through Aug. 27. Del Mar College fall credit courses begin Aug. 29. Snacks and pizza will be provided during each workshop.  

  • Saturdays, Aug. 13, 20 and 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College Heritage Campus, Baldwin Blvd. and Ayers St., free.     
     
  • Questions? Contact DMC Financial Aid Services at 361-698-1293 or financialaid@delmar.edu.  
     

Tuesday, August 16  
“Nursing Application for Spring 2023 Admission” Live Chat with DMC Nurse Education Department Faculty   

Do you have last minute questions about submitting your application to the Del Mar College Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) or Registered Nurse (RN) program? If so, then make plans to join the Department of Nurse Education for a live session to get last minute answers to your questions regarding NursingCAS and program requirements. To participate, go to YouTube at https://youtu.be/upuEuy-bP5M or www.facebook.com/delmarcollege/live.  

 

Wednesday, August 17
Nurse Education Department Pinning Ceremony Livestreamed from DMC

Nursing students completing their studies with Del Mar College’s Nurse Education Department will also complete the time-honored tradition of reciting the Nightingale Pledge and lighting of the lamp during the department’s summer pinning ceremony scheduled for 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17. In addition to graduates representing completion of the Nurse Education Program, the ceremony includes the College’s first cohort of registered nurses (RNs) who took the next step to earn their Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree offered at DMC. The RN-to-BSN program is the first bachelor’s degree program offered by the College, which began in fall 2021. Among the 72 students receiving their pins, 14 individuals are graduating with their BSN and 56 students are graduating from the Nurse Education Department as licensed RNs and two are completing their Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN) degrees. The ceremony will be livestreamed for family members, friends and the community who cannot attend the ceremony. 

Friday, August 19
DMC Holding Summer 2022 Commencement in Selena Auditorium

They’ve worked hard toward their dreams and completed those end-of-semester projects and final exams. Now it’s time to walk the stage. Del Mar College will hold its Summer 2022 graduation in-person in Selena Auditorium at the American Bank Center on Friday, Aug. 19, beginning at 7 p.m. with the ceremony including 211 participants out of the College’s 356 “prospective” graduates walking across. Before College officials confer approximately 424 associate’s degrees and certificates, Summer 2022 graduates will hear a keynote address given by DMC alumnus Richard B. Morin, a 1994 Nurse Education Department graduate and President of CHRISTUS Spohn Hospital Alice and Kleberg, For family, friends and fellow classmates who can’t make the ceremony, Del Mar College will stream live the ceremony from Selena Auditorium, including all the “Pomp and Circumstance” that makes up this traditional milestone for DMC graduates. 

 

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Saturday, August 20
Fourth Annual KEDT Kids Festival
 

Join KEDT for a day of family fun during their Fourth Annual Kids Festival that’s presented by the Coastal Bend Community Foundation. This free family-friendly event is scheduled at the KEDT Center for Educational Broadcasting (right next to the Del Mar College Center for Economic Development) from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 20 and includes educational activities and interactive presentations provided by several local organizations. Youngsters can even say “Hello” to Arthur and Daniel Tiger during a photo meet and greet! And, this year, Del Mar College is a proud sponsor of that lovable children’s favorite … Arthur. Go to https://fb.me/e/28f2xhh4n to learn more about the Kids Festival on the KEDT Facebook page for this event or visit www.kedt.org.  

  • Saturday, Aug. 20, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Fourth Annual KEDT Kids Festival, KEDT Center for Educational Broadcasting, 3205 S. Staples, Corpus Christi, Tx., free.  
  • Questions? Contact KEDT at 361-855-2213.

     
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Ongoing through Thursday, August 18
Get More, Get MAS! Del Mar College’s 8th Annual Mexican American Studies Program Virtual Summer Seminar (Video Presentations)
 

It’s like an immersion program, but you don’t have to leave the comfort of your own home or office desk! Del Mar College will host its eighth Mexican American Studies (MAS) Summer Seminar online as a video presentation with several sessions covering the College’s MAS degree program, literature, music, U.S. history and politics, art, humanities and the Spanish language. Presentations also include special messages from Mark Escamilla, Ph.D., DMC President and CEO; Jonda Halcomb, Ph.D., DMC Vice President and Chief Academic Officer; Cynthia Bridges, Ph.D., DMC Dean of Communications, Fine Arts and Social Sciences; contemporary artist, educator, muralist and curator Mayra Zamora, along with performances by Folklorico dancer Teresa Saldivar. Associate professor of sociology and MXAS coordinator at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Isabel Araiza, Ph.D., will present a Mike M. Anzaldúa Jr. Keynote Featured Presentation. So, Get More. Get MAS at Del Mar College! 

  • Ongoing through Thursday, Aug. 18, 8th Annual Mexican American Studies Summer Seminar Video Presentation, to view details about the seminar, go to www.delmar.edu/mas.     
         
  • For more information, contact DMC Professor of Spanish and Mexican American Studies program Coordinator Javier Morin at 361-698-1585 or jmorin@delmar.edu.
     
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Thursday, August 25
Opening Reception for “Light and Lens,” An Exhibition of Digital Photography

Take the opportunity to view over 60 photographs created by 14 students enrolled in the advanced digital photography class offered by Del Mar College Continuing Education. The FREE opening reception for Light and Lens, a student photo exhibition, includes light refreshments. Participating digital photography students include Marjorie Boudreaux, Audreanna Burns, Margaret Cleaves, Brenda Davis, Czar Dulatre, Cassandra Hinojosa, Emily Jennings, Edgar Lopez, Anna Moreno, Laura Ortiz, Sophia Ortiz, Alexandria Rangel, Amber Rogers and Nicole Serrao. See the world through each student’s lens and how they personally interpret what’s around them. The exhibit continues through Thursday, Sept. 22, 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, Aug. 25, 6 to 8 p.m., Light and Lens Opening Reception, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, free.  
  • For more information about the exhibit, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.

 

 

POTENTIAL AND CURRENT STUDENT RESOURCES:

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Computer Labs
 

Ongoing 
Computer Labs Open for DMC Vikings’ Use for Coursework

 Students attending Del Mar College can now access computer labs to complete coursework while on campus. The following labs are now open:

Heritage Campus (Baldwin Blvd. & Ayers St.)

Student Success Center, Room 111, St. Clair Building
Technology Resource Center, Room 120, St. Clair Building

  • Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Information: 361-698-2259 or 361-698-2234

Student Technology Center, Venters Business Building, Room 238 and Room 237

  • Hours: Monday - Thursday: 7:45 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Information: 361-698-1310

Speech Communication Center, Room C117, General Academic & Music Building GENC 

  • Hours: Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED

Information: 361-698-1581

Reading Center, Room 121, Coles Classroom Building

  • Hours: Monday - Thursday: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Friday: 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. 
  • Saturday: 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Sunday: CLOSED

Information: 361-698-2259 or 361-698-2234
 

Windward Campus (Airport & Old Brownsville Roads)

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  • Hours: Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Saturday: 9 a.m.  - 5 p.m.
  • Sunday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Information: 361-698-1754

Need a map to find these labs? Click here.

 

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New Student Orientation
 

Ongoing, Online and On-campus New Student Orientation Provided by the DMC Student Leadership & Campus Life Office
  

As a new Del Mar College Viking, you’ll need to complete the New Student Orientation, which is offered on=campus and online for your convenience. We’re excited that you chose to begin your educational journey here at Del Mar College and encourage you to prepare for your new path by completing our New Student Orientation as soon as you can. Orientation is mandatory for First Time in College Students. Your registration hold will not be removed until you attend your orientation session or complete online orientation. On-campus orientation will be held from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Online orientation is available anytime, seven-days-a-week, and is provided by the College’s Student Leadership & Campus Life Office. 

WELCOME! To begin the orientation, use this link: www.delmar.edu/orientation.

 

Testing Center
 

Available by Registering
“Remote” and In-person Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Testing
 

The Del Mar College (DMC) Testing Center is offering “remote” testing as well as in person for individuals who need to take the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) test. What is TSI? It’s a state mandate that requires testing to measure college-level readiness in reading, mathematics and writing. Test scores will not impact admission to DMC, but you will be required to currently “remotely” meet with an advisor and enroll in a mandatory developmental education program each semester if your scores do not meet certain requirements. Registration is required to schedule taking the TSI test remotely, and fees do apply. In-person testing is by appointment only. Individuals must also complete a pre-assessment activity and have computer compatibility, including camera and mic, to take the TSI test remotely. To learn more and to access necessary links, visit the Testing Center’s TSI web page at www.delmar.edu/tsi.

  • Ongoing, registration for “remote” or in-person TSI testing, fees apply, visit www.delmar.edu/tsi.
     
  • Questions? Contact the DMC Testing Center at 361-698-1645 (leave message) or testing@delmar.edu.

     
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Veterans Upward Bound Program
 

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DMC Veterans Upward Bound Program Helps Area Veterans Pursue Postsecondary Education Anywhere
 

Are you a veteran who’s thinking about attending college? Not sure where to start or who to talk with? Del Mar College’s Veterans Upward Bound (VUB) Program helps area veterans navigate the process of starting and completing their studies not just at DMC but also at other colleges and universities. Federally funded by the U.S. Department of Education TRIO Program and only one of four such programs in Texas (there’s only 49 across the country), the College’s VUB Program focuses on increasing veteran participants’ enrolling and completing their postsecondary education as they transition into the workforce after active duty military service. Among services the College’s VUB provides are assisting with admissions paperwork; paying for college application and testing fees; explaining VA educational benefits; providing free online tutoring, academic instruction and workshops; offering preparation classes for taking the Texas Success Initiative (TSI) test; and providing free food gift cards and $40 monthly stipends. Qualifying veteran students can even borrow laptops and books to complete their coursework if they lack technological or other resources. The VUB Program staff interactions are limited to virtual assistance (except when distributing supplies or resources). Contact the VUB office today to set up a virtual meeting (361-857-4390 or VUB@delmar.edu). Del Mar College’s Veterans Upward Bound Program … “We’re dedicated to fully developing the personal potential of all U.S. military veterans.” Learn more about the program by visiting www.delmar.edu/offices/engage/trio/vub.html.

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT TRAINING AND BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT OPPORTUNITIES:

 

Continuing Education
 

Check out other Continuing Education offerings  by visiting www.delmar.edu/continuing-education/index.html.

Monday, August 15
Construction Skills Training
 

Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering OSHT 1015-15094 Construction Skills Training, to prepare students to recognize and evaluate hazards in the workplace and learn how to implement control measures including engineering, administrative and personal protective equipment.

  • Monday, August 15-18, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Room 117, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $35 tuition.    
     
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu
     
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Monday, August 15
Carpentry Part I Course
 

Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering CRPT 1029-15222 Carpentry Part I, scheduled Mondays through Thursdays, Sept. 12. This course is an introduction to the carpentry trade including safety, tools, equipment, terminology and methods. Students will use established safe work practices; describe fasteners and adhesives; define terms associated with building materials utilized by carpenters; describe handling and storage procedures; demonstrate the use and care of tools and equipment; and perform mathematical computations used by the carpenter. 

  • Monday, August 15-Sept. 12, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Room 110, Nutrition Education and Service Center, Del Mar College Windward Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, $180 tuition.   
     
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu
     

Tuesday, August 16
Excel for Beginners Course   
 

Want to learn how to use Microsoft programs such as Excel for office or personal use? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering ITSW 1022-16418 Excel for Beginners from Aug. 16-25 with a $90 tuition fee for each. Excel for Beginners teaches several shortcuts and tricks for setting up formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently.  

  • Tuesday, Aug. 16 – 25, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $90 tuition.    
     
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu
     
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Tuesday, August 16
Basics of Keyboarding   
 

Want to learn how to type efficiently for office or personal use? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering POFT 1010-16406 Basics of Keyboarding course on Tuesdays and Thursdays from Aug. 16–Sept. 8 with a $50 tuition fee. Basics of Keyboarding focuses on skill development and demonstrates basic keyboarding techniques.

  • Tuesday, August 16 (runs through Sept. 8), 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Room 123, Del Mar College Center for Economic Development, 3209 S. Staples, $50 tuition.    
     
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu
     

Monday, August 22  
Online Medication Aide Permit Renewal Course  
 

Need to renew your medication aide permit? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering an online course, Medication Aide Permit Renewal, NURA-1041-10164, starting Aug. 22 -27. This course offers intensive training in an identified area(s) to meet continuing education and review or update requirements associated with professional licensure or certification. This course is designed for Certified Medication Aides who possess a Medication Aide Permit, issued by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, which must be renewed on an annual basis and is a condition for employment.  

  • Monday, Aug. 22 – 27, instruction provided online, $50 tuition.   
     
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu
     

Monday, August 29 
Trim and Stairs, Part 1    
 

Interested in the building construction trades such as trims and stairs? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering the CRPT 1045-15226 Trim and Stairs Part 1 course Mondays through Thursdays from Aug. 29–Sept. 8 with a $90 tuition fee. Students will learn the installation of interior finish systems and components including the placement and installation of doors, trim, floor, wall and ceiling finishes. Emphasis will be on safe work practices and use and maintenance of tools and equipment. 

  • Monday, Aug. 29 (runs through Sept. 8), 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Room 109, Nutrition Education and Service Center, Del Mar College Windward Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, $90 tuition.    
     
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.  
     

Monday, August 29
Online Medical Secretary Course
 

Are you interested in working as a medical secretary? Need to know what skills you need for that position? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering an online course, POFM-1006-10152 Medical Secretary course, scheduled Aug. 29 through Nov. 2. This course highlights the training, skills and knowledge needed to prepare for a medical secretary. The course covers medical ethics and law, scheduling and monitoring patient appointments, mailing procedures, managing health information and overall office management skills. Students will also receive basic training over insurance and coding, billing reimbursements and health record compliance as well as define basic medical terms and abbreviations and produce insurance claims forms.       

  • Monday, Aug. 29 (runs through Nov. 2), online, $200 tuition.  
     
  • For more information and to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.    
     
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Ongoing
Construction Skills Training Program
 

Interested in learning the skills needed to secure a successful career in the construction industry in the Coastal Bend? Del Mar College Continuing Education is offering the Construction Skills Training program that provides hands-on training to participants preparing for high-demand industry occupations such as dry walling, woodworking, house wiring and plumbing. The program offers multi-trades courses in two to 16 weeks covering several aspects of construction, including Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 10- and 30-Hour Construction courses encompassing basic concepts of safety and health related to the construction industry. Upon completion, participants will receive a Department of Labor OSHA 10- or 30-Hour Construction course completion card. Other courses offer training in carpentry and framing, trim and stairs, cabinetry and blueprint reading. For a complete list of courses and descriptions, go to delmar.edu/continuing-education/continuing-education-program--course-descriptions.html.

  • Ongoing, DMC Continuing Education Construction Skills Training Program, cost varies, visit www.delmar.edu/ce.
     
  • For more information or to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.
     

Ongoing
Fast-Track Career Training Programs
 

Looking to quickly start a career or find a new one? Del Mar College Continuing Education offers several Fast Track Career Training Programs for Coastal Bend students seeking skills and knowledge for the high demand jobs available in this area. Students can select from a variety of programs within career-focused sectors ranging from Allied Health, Business Management and Accounting, Office Assistant and Computer Software Training to Human Sciences and Education, Industrial Technology and Real Estate. You can even work toward a credential and certificate by completing your high school education while earning an occupational skills award for Level 1 graduation. And, you can complete your selected program FAST! Programs run between 2 to 16 weeks, are affordable and are taught by instructors with the expertise to help you achieve your goals. Registration for Continuing Education courses is not the same as for DMC academic programs. To view Continuing Education program descriptions and course scheduling, visit www.delmar.edu/ce.

  • Ongoing, Continuing Education Fast Track Career Training Programs, cost varies, visit www.delmar.edu/ce.
     
  • For more information or to register, contact DMC Continuing Education at 361-698-2122 or ce@delmar.edu.
     

Small Business Development Center
 

Check out SBDC services and offerings by visiting  www.delmar.edu/sbdc/.

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Wednesday, August 17
“Small Business Orientation” Webinar

Thinking about starting your own business? Get the facts and learn about resources provided by the Del Mar College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) during their one-hour webinar, “Small Business Orientation,” designed to provide prospective new owners the information needed to start a successful business. SBDC representatives will cover preparing a business plan and what it takes to manage a successful business as well as loans and financing requirements for a small business. Participants will also hear about services provided by the College’s SBDC and information covering licensing and permitting for federal, state and county agencies, along with local, state and federal government resources. A live Q&A session will follow the presentation. This webinar is offered at no cost, but registration is required. Deadline to register is 4 p.m. on Aug. 17. 

Thursday, August 18
“Make it a Great Day: Excellence in Customer Service" Webinar

Want to learn how to create and make a good first and last impression that will help build more loyalty to your brand and grow your business? During “Make it a Great Day: Excellence in Customer Service,” a Del Mar College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) one-hour webinar, participants will learn how to create an authentic dialogue and greeting specifically for your business; how to create a “wow” experience with your customers, guests, or clients; learn the six key steps of excellence in customer service; and the secret meaning of “great” and how to apply it in your business. Additionally, participants will find out about customer service phrases and wording that make your customers feel valued, along with staying “Texas Friendly” while engaging with your customers, guests or clients. Funded by the CARES Act, this webinar is offered at no cost, but registration is required. Deadline to register is 10 a.m. on Aug. 18. 

Tuesday, August 23
“10 Essential Team Needs to Encourage Engagement, Productivity and Combat Mental Fatigue and Burnout,” a Webinar Hosted by the DMC Small Business Development Center 

Burnout and role overload are pervasive during times of change and crisis. Research shows that failing to meet the essential needs of your team will result in burnout, mental health challenges, increased absenteeism, disengagement and lost productivity. Leaders who understand their team’s essential needs will have teams that can thrive during change and uncertainty. Discover how to effectively support your team during “10 Essential Team Needs to Encourage Engagement, Productivity and Combat Mental Fatigue and Burnout,” a webinar offered by Del Mar College’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Participants will also learn to choose the most effective strategies that will help unlock their team’s potential, so that they can stay engaged, avoid burnout and maintain their resilience. Funded by the CARES Act, this webinar is offered at no cost, but registration is required. Deadline to register is 10 a.m. on Aug. 23. 

Wednesday, August 24
“Small Business Orientation,” a One-hour Webinar 

Thinking about starting your own business? Get the facts and learn about resources provided by the Del Mar College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) during their one-hour webinar, “Small Business Orientation,” designed to provide prospective new owners the information needed to start a successful business. SBDC representatives will cover preparing a business plan and what it takes to manage a successful business as well as loans and financing requirements for a small business. Participants will also hear about services provided by the College’s SBDC and information covering licensing and permitting for federal, state and county agencies, along with local, state and federal government resources. A live Q&A session will follow the presentation. This webinar is offered at no cost, but registration is required. Deadline to register is 4 p.m. on Aug. 24. 

Thursday, August 25
“Communicating with Difficult Customers,” a One-hour Webinar

Discover how to offer excellent customer service, handle difficult situations and practice active listening when dealing with a difficult customer. Being prepared requires being ready and informed. Learn about solutions to problem solving that will create better positive outcomes during “Communicating with Difficult Customers,” an one-hour webinar offered by the Del Mar College Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Funded by the CARES Act, this webinar is offered at no cost, but registration is required. Deadline to register is 10 a.m. on Aug. 25. 

Wednesday, August 31
“Small Business Orientation,” a One-hour Webinar

Thinking about starting your own business? Get the facts and learn about resources provided by the Del Mar College Small Business Development Center (SBDC) during their one-hour webinar, “Small Business Orientation,” designed to provide prospective new owners the information needed to start a successful business. SBDC representatives will cover preparing a business plan and what it takes to manage a successful business as well as loans and financing requirements for a small business. Participants will also hear about services provided by the College’s SBDC and information covering licensing and permitting for federal, state and county agencies, along with local, state and federal government resources. A live Q&A session will follow the presentation. This webinar is offered at no cost, but registration is required. Deadline to register is 4 p.m. on Aug. 31. 

 

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Friday, August 12
Backhoe/Excavator/Backhoe Operator Safety Training Courses Offered by Del Mar College Corporate Services
 

Del Mar College is offering a Backhoe/Excavator Operator Safety Training course, CNSE 1091-98040, an introductory one-day, 8-hour course covering Excavator/Backhoe design, controls and instrumentation, comprehensive pre‐use inspection and Excavator/Backhoe stability. The course will also demonstrate safe Excavator/Backhoe operations, including operating requirements, use of controls, steering and drive mechanism, lifting techniques and safety measures. Students will receive hands-on training and will be expected to demonstrate beginner’s proficiency in operating an Excavator/Backhoe. Training will be conducted at a DMC West Campus facility. This course is only $25 per person. 

  • Friday, Aug. 12, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Backhoe/Excavator Operator Safety Training Course, Room 120, Workforce Development Center, DMC Windward Campus (Old Brownsville and Airport), cost is $25 per person.  
      
  • To register, call the DMC Center for Economic Development at 361-698-1328 or go online at Registration    
     
  • Questions and for more details, contact Sandra B. Garcia, Corporate Services Administrative Assistant, at sgarcia319@delmar.edu or 361-698-2415. 
     
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Friday, August 26
Forklift Operator Safety Training Course
 

Del Mar College is offering a Forklift Operator Safety Training course, CNSE 1091-98044, an introductory one-day, 8-hour course covering forklift design, controls and instrumentation, comprehensive pre‐use inspection and forklift stability. The course will also demonstrate safe forklift operations, including operating requirements, use of controls, steering and drive mechanism, lifting techniques and safety measures. Students will receive hands-on training and will be expected to demonstrate beginner’s proficiency in operating a forklift. Training will be conducted at a DMC Windward Campus (Old Brownsville and Airport) Campus facility. Provided through a limited-time grant awarded to DMC Workforce Programs and Corporate Services, cost is only $25 per person.  

  • Friday, Aug. 26, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., Forklift Operator Safety Training Course, Room 120, Workforce Development Center, DMC Windward Campus (Old Brownsville and Airport), cost is $25 per person.
     
  • To register, call the DMC Center for Economic Development at 361-698-1328 or go online at Registration     
  • Questions and for more details, contact Sandra B. Garcia, Corporate Services Administrative Assistant, at sgarcia319@delmar.edu or 361-698-2415.