The Lyndon Baines Johnson Foundation awards a limited number of grants for research at the LBJ Library, which are underwritten by The Moody Foundation of Galveston, Texas. Grants may be used for research for dissertations, theses, senior papers, publications and other projects.
Grants range from $500 to $2,500!
Funds are awarded for the sole purpose of helping to defray living, travel and related expenses incurred while conducting research at the LBJ Library during the grant period.
Fall Term: June 1 – December 31. Application deadline is March 15
Spring Term: January 1 – August 31. Application deadline is September 15
TheConnect & Reflect Workshop Series is Tamucc’s premier opportunity for professional enhancement!
Workshop Topics Include:
New Learning Technologies in the Classroom
Online Course Development & Teaching
Developing Research & Scholarly Activity
Who should attend?
Attendance is open for all workshops! The Workshops will be held EVERY Wednesday from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. in CCH room 118. Snacks and refreshments will be provided, but feel free to bring your own lunch.
The first workshop of the series is THIS Wednesday, Jan. 30!
Dr. Cristina Kirklighter, a Professor in the College of Liberal Arts, will speak about “Using New and Innovative Online Projects in the Classroom: The Messiness and Breakthroughs of the Learning Process between Students and Professors. For more information, contact Amanda Alvarez at ext. 2122; or email@example.com
ELITE is inviting you to attend the LAST Islander Forum Professional Development workshop of the 2012 year!
When: Tomorrow, December 5, 2012 : Noon – 1:00 PM
Where: Corpus Christi Hall room 118
Who: Ms. Jan Brott, Assistant Director of Distance Education and Ms. Rosie Ruiz, Associate Director, of the Employee Relations, Training & Development, Equal Opportunity Office.
What: Presentation on the topic “Leveraging Informal Learning for Professional Development.”
Refreshments and snacks will be provided, but feel free to bring your own lunch. For more information, contact Amanda Alvarez at ext. 2122; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The workshops are great educational platforms for graduate students, faculty, & staff to gain technological skills and academic resources. This semester we explored topics ranging from WebEx to Large Classroom Engagement Strategies to Developing Scholarly Activity. We hope you will join us for our last workshop and we hope that you will join us at our workshops next semester!
Be sure to tune in for the Spring 2013 workshop schedule. With your support, we are looking forward to another successful semester!
Program Coordinator, ELITE Graduate Program
Here are just a few AWESOME fellowships to take advantage of next semester:
Assistant Editor of Reflections Help with subscriptions, soliciting new subscriptions, copy editing manuscripts, mailings of the journal, assisting the Associate Editor with the journal’s website, and general marketing of the journal.
Science Fair Facilitator Assist with the Coastal Bend Regional Science Fair. Coordinate volunteers, judges, and school personnel with the 10 county wide event, now affiliated with the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).
Preferred Majors M.S. Counseling, M.S. Curriculum & Instruction, M.S. Early Childhood Education, M.S. Elementary Education, M.S. Kinesiology, M.S. Secondary Education, M.S. Special Education, M.S. Marine Biology, Ph.D. Marine Biology, M.S. Biology, M.S. Computer Science, & M.S. Environmental Science.
Educational Technology Research and Planning Project Assist with researching alternative instructional strategies and delivery methods for training new teachers, counselors and education administrators. Project is part of a Texas Education Agency grant to provide professional development to Career and Technical Education teachers, counselors, and administrators.
Preferred Majors: Ph.D. Counseling Education, Ph.D. Curriculum & Instruction, Ed D. Educational Leadership, M.S. Curriculum & Instruction, M.S. Educational Administration and Research, M.S. Educational Technology, & M.S. Secondary Education
The first day Spring 2013 Fellowship Contracts will be accepted is on Monday, December 3rd at 8:00 a.m. The contracts should be submitted to Elizabeth Benson-Landau located in the ECDC room 219H. Fellowships are first come first serve! For more information about the fellowships go to http://elite.tamucc.edu/fellowship/ or contact Elizabeth Benson-Landau at (361) 825-2510 or email@example.com.
The ELITE Graduate program, the Information Technology Department, the Office of Distance Education and Learning Technology, and the Center for Faculty Excellence at A&M-Corpus Christi invite all faculty, staff, students, and alumni to attend this free conference opportunity!
In the realm of higher education information technology, no other event brings together more powerful, creative minds in the field than the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference . . .
CONNECT with colleagues and explore solutions to today’s common higher ed IT challenges.
EMPOWER action by uncovering new ways to enhance your campus’s resources and policies.
REVITALIZE and ignite ideas that help you navigate and shape our ever-changing future.
The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference unites the best thinking in higher education IT by bringing together insightful people, innovative research, supportive companies, and useful resources… Whether your focus is on administration, teaching and learning, information technology infrastructure, information systems, cybersecurity, policy, library systems or information technology leadership, there’s something at the annual conference for you.
Attend sessions with topics such as:
IT as a Core Academic Competence
Windows Reimagined: 21st-Century Learning
Education and It: Game Changer
Chronicle Tech Trends: After a Year of Ed-Tech Disruption, What Now?
Yammer: Boost Engagement in Class, Committees, and the Campus Community
The Ins and Outs of Online Learning
Information Technology, Leadership, and the Future of Higher Education
Accessible ScreenCasting: Making Your Best Content Available to All Students
Blueprint for Change in an Era of Rapid Reinvention – Sponsored by Higher One
Designing the Telepresence Classroom
What Facult Need: National trents from the MISO Survey
Five Years Later: Moving beyond Traditional Lecture Capture to Any Device Content Creation and Delivery–Anytime, Anywhere
Flipping the Classroom
Engaging Online Learnedrs for Success: Beyond the LMS
EDUCAUSE Game Changers Business Competition: A Presentation of Start-Up Technology Companies in Higher Education
The SOAR Program and the College of Science and Engineering are sponsoring the Hispanics in STEM Careers Expo on Friday, Sept. 28, from 1-4 p.m. in the Lone Star Ballroom. The Expo will include information booths, interactive activities for students and the community, and a panel discussion led by various established Hispanics from STEM professions in the Coastal Bend area. Light refreshments will be served. This event is open to the public. For more information, go to soar.tamucc.edu ; or email SOAR@tamucc.edu.
The Institute of International Education (IIE) and the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program invite you to attend a one-day workshop entitled, “Diversifying the Kinds of Students Who Study Abroad and the Regions Where They Go.” Offered at no cost, the workshop is designed to provide faculty and administrators with the tools to help increase the number of students who receive Gilman Scholarships on their campus.
Time is running out so please sign up and reserve your shirt today!
Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Counseling Students, Faculty, and Staff are banding together to take a stand against child abuse. The Counseling & Educational Psychology Department wants you to join us in our efforts to put a stop to child abuse. Sign up to walk with us, and get a specially crafted T-Shirt showing your support. T-Shirts will be used to raise funds for an additional donation to the cause!
Join us at the 2012 Padre Island Walk for Children on September 22, 2012 beginning at 9:00 AM at Bob Hall Pier.
Please sign up and show your support for this great cause!
CLICK HERE to sign up and walk in solidarity with Counselors and Counselor Educators.**
CLICK HERE to access the official event registration form. Please note, this is the official event registration form. Signing up with the above link does not register you for the event. You will still need to complete this registration to participate.
**You may show your support by signing up to get a t-shirt without participating in the walk. Use this link to show your support!
The ELITE Graduate Program in collaboration with the Center for Academic Student Achievement cordially invite you and your family to attend the Summer Commencement ELITE Cohort Celebration.
WHEN: August 1, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
WHERE: Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi University Center – Legacy Hall
The celebration is an opportunity for students, faculty, staff, friends, and family to join together to celebrate the successes of students and graduating students. Awards and graduate medallions will be conferred, there will be an opportunity for families to take photographs with students and graduates, and refreshments will be served.
Please join us for an evening of fellowship, awards, and celebration. RSVP to ELITE with the total number of attendees. *RSVP’s are requested, but not required.
The ELITE Graduate Program invites the Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi community to attend a brown bag presentation on Generation 1.5 students: Exploring distinctive language-related characteristics in their writing.
The presenation is on Wednesday, June 6th from noon – 1 p.m. in the University Center, Bayview 320.
Dr. Stephen Doolan, Assistant Professor of English, will discuss the Generation 1.5 student as a potentially unique type of language learner and give a synopsis of his research from the 2012 American Association of Applied Linguistics Conference.
What: Lecture on “How emerging digital technologies and multiple modes of communication are becoming new rhetorical and informational gateways”
When: Tuesday, June 5th from noon to 1 p.m.
Where: University Center Tejas 106C
Who: Dr. Susan Garza, Associate Professor of English, Ms. Chelsea Perez and Ms. Michelle Villarreal, Graduate Students pursing their Masters in English
Presenters will discuss the role of new media in the composition classroom and share a specific example of teaching students in first year composition how to do library research. In addition, they will share their reflections from the 2012 Conference on College Composition and Communication.
The English Department, the Paul and Mary Haas Foundation, and Bayview Behavioral Hospital will sponsor a workshop by Kay Adams, M.A. entitled “Mapping Your Success: How to Get More of What You Genuinely Want” on Thursday, April 12, from 6:00-8:00pm on the Texas A&M University campus in the University Center, Bayview Room 320.
Ms. Adams is a licensed professional counselor and pioneer in the burgeoning field of therapeutic writing. She is the author of six books on the use of journal writing as a tool in therapy, including the best-selling Journal to the Self (1990, Grand Central Publishing) and The Way of the Journal, 2nd Ed. (1998, Sidran Institute). Kathleen is the founder/director of the Center for Journal Therapy Inc. with international headquarters in Denver, and its professional training division, the fully online Therapeutic Writing Institute. Bring a notebook, journal or laptop and come prepared to write and experiment with a variety of journaling strategies. Although this program is geared toward the general public, counseling students and professionals may benefit from learning journaling techniques which they can share with clients.
This program is free and CEUs are available to LPCs courtesy of Bayview Behavioral Hospital.
The Center for Faculty Excellence will host the webinar, “Harnessing the Power of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Online” on Tuesday, March 20th, from 2pm-3:30pm in the CFE Training Center on the second floor of the Bell Library, room 218.
The webinar is part of Wiley Learning Institute’s Spring 2012 series of workshops and will be presented by: Pat Hutchings, Mary Taylor Huber, and Anthony Ciccone.
Workshop Description - In recent years, the scholarship of teaching and learning has been taken up by faculty from a full range of fields on all types of campuses. Bringing their skills and values as scholars to their work as teachers, these educators pose questions about their students’ learning, systematically explore those questions, use what they learn to improve their own teaching, and share new insights with others who can build on their work. Click here for more info…>>
Counselor Educator Research Consortium (CERC) invites you to attend: Writing a Winning Proposal
Presented by: Dr. Marvarene Oliver
Join us Friday, March 30th at 5:30 PM in ECDC 219A for a workshop on how to craft a winning conference proposal. Dr. Oliver brings with her a wealth of knowledge and experience from her own publications, and conference and workshop presentations. We look forward to seeing you there!
CERC fulfills requirements for professional meetings; refreshments will be provided.
Are you looking to develop speaking and leadership skills? Win that job interview? Ignite your career?
Did know that ELITE Toastmasters invites students from any higher education institution to attend for free. We also provide eligibility for membership.
Toastmasters International is the world leader in communication and leadership development. A Toastmasters meeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone their speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. Our ELITE Toastmasters club meetings typically have 10 – 20 members in attendance who meet biweekly and a typical meeting lasts 45 – 60 minutes.
Who can Join? Everyone is welcome to attend our Toastmasters meetings. To be a member of ELITE Toastmasters, you must be one of the following:
Student at any higher education institution (Example: Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, Del Mar College, Texas A&M-Kingsville, University of Phoenix, etc…)
Faculty, Staff or Alumni at A&M-CC
Sponsored Community Member (Family or Friend of an eligible member)
Joining is really easy!
STEP 1: Visit our toastmasters club meetings. You can find out when and where our next meeting is by visiting our website: elitetoastmasters.org. All guest visits are free and you may return as often as you like. You can also call or email us to confirm the meeting time and location.
When & Where?
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, University Center – Island Room 316
Address: 6300 Ocean Dr, Corpus Christi, TX, 78412
Meeting Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Meeting Frequency: Every 2nd & 4th Friday of the month