Event Calendar

Upcoming Events for September and October 2018

Information is correct at the time of release and supersedes previously released information. A Del Mar College Events and Activities Information Line, 361-698-1600, provides recorded information about DMC-sponsored events for each week. For more information about these or other events, contact College Relations at 361-698-1247 Mondays through Thursdays from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Fridays from 7:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.

Admissions/Financial Aid Workshops/Deadlines & Registration:

Tuesday, September 18
Del Mar College Hosting Financial Aid Workshop

Need assistance completing your financial aid application or have general questions? This Financial Aid workshop will provide prospective students the opportunity to visit with financial aid staff to take a closer look into getting assistance. Representatives will help with the online 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2016 Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Tuesday, Sept. 18, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Room 103, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free and open to the public.
  • For more information, call 698-1293 or 698-1726 or email financialaid@delmar.edu.

Monday, October 1
“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, Oct. 1, 4 to 7 p.m., Room 127, Student Enrollment Center, Harvin Student Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers and Edwards, free.
  • For more information, call 698-1290 or email enroll@delmar.edu.

Tuesday, October 3
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.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 3, 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.

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 2018-2019 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Individuals need to bring their 2016 Tax Return and W-2 forms, verification of untaxed income, social security numbers and permanent resident information. Learn more about the College and get ready to start your dream career.

  • Thursday, 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.

Art:

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

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

  • Friday, Sept. 21, 6 to 8 p.m., Opening Reception, Joseph A. Cain Memorial Art Gallery, Fine Arts Center, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers Street, free.
  • For more information about the exhibit, call the Art Office at 361-698-1216.

Ongoing at Del Mar College
Del Mar College William F. White, Jr. Library Sculpture Gallery

Del Mar College’s White Library Sculpture Gallery is a permanent collection of Library Purchase Award winners from the annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show that attracts works from some of the most creative contemporary American artists from across the United States. Over the past 50 years, purchase awards by the Del Mar College Art Program and the William F. White, Jr. Library have built an impressive permanent collection and exhibits approximately 48 works of sculpture collected. The Sculpture Gallery is on display from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays. Viewing of the sculpture gallery is free and open to the public. The gallery is also available for viewing online at http://library.delmar.edu/library/gallery/new/galleryhome.html.

  • Ongoing, Sculpture Gallery, Fifth Floor, White Library, Del Mar College East Campus, Naples off Kosar at Staples, free.
  • For more information about the gallery, contact Ken Rosier, Art and Drama Department Chair, at 698-1216 or email krosier@delmar.edu.

 

Continuing Education (Noncredit):

Nothing scheduled at this time.

Drama:

Nothing scheduled at this time.

Music:

Sunday, September 30
Del Mar College Presents Fantasia, Music for Trombone and Organ

Del Mar College Music Department and the Corpus Christi Chapter of the American Guild of Organists presents Fantasia, showcasing the beautiful combination of trombone and organ. Don’t miss trombonist Donald Pinson and organist Damin Spritzer performing works from their recent CD recording. The musicians will be joined by special guests the Corpus Christi Brass Quintet and percussionist Matthew McClung. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Sunday, Sept. 30, 3 p.m., Church of the Good Shepherd, 700 S. Broadway, free.
  • For more information, call 361-698-1604 or dpinson@delmar.edu.

Sunday, September 30
Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra in Concert at Del Mar College

Directed by R. Todd Ehle, the Corpus Christi Chamber Orchestra will kick off their 2018-2019 season performing works by Handel, Rossini, Saint-Saens, Schoendorff and Haydn. The concert is free and open to the public.

  • Sunday, Sept. 30, 4 p.m., Wolfe Recital Hall, Fine Arts Center Music Building, Del Mar College East Campus, Ayers at Kosar, free.
  • For more information, contact Todd Ehle at tehle@delmar.edu or 698-1223.

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.

 

Special Events & Activities:

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

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

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

Friday, September 28
Texas Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic at Del Mar College

Don’t miss the Texas Mission of Mercy (TMOM) mobile dental clinic at Del Mar College! TMOM’s dental clinic will be providing several FREE services on a first come, first served basis. Participants can expect basic dental care, including cleanings, fillings and extactions. To register, patients should arrive by 5 a.m. in Room 124 in the College’s Emerging Technology Building. The clinic will stop accepting patients once capacity is reached.

  • Friday, Sept. 28, Room 124, Emerging Technology Building, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, free.
  • For more information, contact Eva Sepulveda at 698-2610 or esepulve1@delmar.edu.

Saturday, September 29
Texas Mission of Mercy Dental Clinic at Del Mar College

Don’t miss the Texas Mission of Mercy (TMOM) mobile dental clinic at Del Mar College! TMOM’s dental clinic will be providing several FREE services on a first come, first served basis. Participants can expect basic dental care, including cleanings, fillings and extactions. To register, patients should arrive by 5 a.m. in Room 124 in the College’s Emerging Technology Building. The clinic will stop accepting patients once capacity is reached.

  • Saturday, Sept. 29, Room 124, Emerging Technology Building, Del Mar College West Campus, Old Brownsville and Airport Roads, free.
  • For more information, contact Eva Sepulveda at 698-2610 or esepulve1@delmar.edu.

Thursday, October 4
Del Mar College Observance of Hispanic Heritage Month with
Book Discussion of The Defiant: Protest Movements in Post-Liberal America

In observance of Hispanic Heritage Month, Del Mar College’s Social Sciences Department and the Mexican American Studies program present The Defiant: Protest Movements in Post-Liberal America. Dr. Dawson Barrett, assistant professor of history, will discuss his new book and call attention to the post-1960s period, in which the United States’ economic, cultural, and political elites turned the tide against the protest movement gains of the previous 40 years and reshaped the ability of activists to influence the political process. The Defiant explores the major policy shifts of this new Gilded Age through the lens of dissent—through the picket lines, protest marches, and sit-ins that greeted them at every turn. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Thursday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m., Room 514, White Library, Del Mar College, East Campus, Naples at Kosar off Staples, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Dawson Barrett at 698-1630 or dbarrett2@delmar.edu.

Wednesday, Oct. 10
“…something about a piñata” at
Del Mar College as Part of Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Amorette Garza, professor of art at Del Mar College, will provide a short lecture with images of her artwork from past to present as part of …something about a piñata: The visual process as evolution of enlightenment of cultural heritage.” Garza will share her perspective, influences and references as they reflect her personal history and cultural heritage, most specifically as a Mexican American from South Texas. She will also discuss the recent inclusion of her artwork in the Cheech Marin collection and exhibitions in which she has curated and participated. Sponsored by the DMC Art and Drama Department and the Mexican American Studies program, this event is free and open to the public.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 10, 1 p.m., Room 514, White Library, Del Mar College, East Campus, Naples at Kosar off Staples, free.
  • For more information, contact Amorette Garza at 698-1217 or agarza@delmar.edu.

Friday, October 12
Screening of Clínica de Migrantes: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness
as Part of Del Mar College Observance of Hispanic Heritage Month

As part of Hispanic Heritage Month, Del Mar College’s Student Leadership and Campus Life, the Nurse Education Department and the Mexican American Studies program are cosponsoring the HBO award-winning documentary, Clínica de Migrantes: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.” The documentary features the story of a volunteer-run medical health clinic serving uninsured and America’s untouchable class—undocumented immigrants. Event includes guest speaker Dr. Steve Larson, cofounder and executive director of the Puentes de Salud medical clinic. This event is free and open to the public.

  • Friday, Oct. 12, 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Richardson Performance Hall, Del Mar College East Campus, Kosar at Ayers Streets, free.
  • For more information, contact Dr. Evangeline Deleon at 698-2861 or vdeleon@delmar.edu.

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.

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.