一个简短的历史

由Tamu-CC学生Christopher Potter创建的视频。 阅读更多关于Christopher Potter的更多信息。

TAMU-CC Official SealTexas A&M-Corpus Christi traces its beginning to 1947 as the area’s premier institution of higher education. Today, we’re part of The Texas A&M University System, a network of nine universities, seven state agencies and a comprehensive health science center. The following dates are significant milestones marking our amazing transformation.

1947

沃德岛成为快三网址大学(UCC)的家园,该机构是德克萨斯州浸信会普通公约的隶属全决。共有312名学生注册。

1970

飓风西莉亚对校园造成超过100万美元的损害。

1971

Legislature authorizes the Texas A&I University System to establish a state-supported upper-level institution of higher education in Corpus Christi.

1973

Texas A&I University at Corpus Christi opens its doors on Sept. 4, 1973, to 969 students as an upper-level institution offering courses at the junior, senior and graduate levels.

1977

立法机构将学校的名字改为Corpus Christi州立大学。

1989

Corpus Christi State University joins The Texas A&M University System.

1992

德克萨斯高等教育协调委员会授权大学的第一个博士学位课程。

1993

The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents renames the institution Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. A year later, it becomes a four-year comprehensive university and enrollment increases to 5,000 students.

1995

The Legislature of the State of Texas appropriates special funding to have the Art Museum of South Texas affiliated with Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and administered as a cooperative joint venture. State dollars are matched at a minimum of 2:1 from private and community sources.

1997

The University revives its intercollegiate athletics program. Today, A&M-Corpus Christi competes in 14 men’s and women’s sports as a member of the Southland Conference.

2004

董事会批准了大学的护理和健康科学学院,持续了第二年。

2005

Dr. Flavius Killebrew becomes the University’s President/CEO and initiates Momentum 2015, a 10-year plan to establish Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi as the flagship university for South Texas.

2007

The City of Corpus Christi donates 156 acres for the expansion of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. The land is off Ennis Joslin Road and Nile Drive.

2009

第一组机械工程学生开始课程,一直是多年来一直的流程,为岛上提升工程。机械工程计划是社区领导者呼吁更多本土工程师的直接结果。

2011

托马斯j。亨利网球中心致力于尼罗·驾驶和恩尼斯·乔斯林路的势头校园。

2013

大学庆祝博士的开放。杰克a。杜根家庭足球和轨道体育场在尼罗驾驶的动力校园。

2013年12月

The Federal Aviation Administration names A&M-Corpus Christi one of seven test sites for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS.)

2014

大学宣布推出20/20的动力,这是一个五年的战略计划,期待着2020年。在这里阅读更多关于该计划的更多信息(//momentum2020.tamucc.edu/)。

2014年9月

岛民用餐厅开设了18,700间平方公司,带室内和室外座位,最多可容纳400名学生。它是校园的第八次餐饮设施。

2015年1月

The Harte研究所 (HRI) for Gulf of Mexico Studies at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi was named as a lead organization of the state’s RESTORE 研究 Centers of Excellence. This center will guide research and restoration efforts in the Gulf of Mexico.

2015年4月

在隆重的重新开放活动中庆祝了一个扩大的改造大学中心。

2015年6月

沙滩排球宣布为2016赛季春季剧院竞技计划。新的沙子排球法院在动量校园开放。

2015年8月

Momentum村,住房482名学生,在恩尼斯乔斯林路和尼罗士驾驶的势地校园开放。

2016年7月

该大学为动量村的第二阶段持有了一个开创性的仪式。 560床学生住房项目预计将于2017年开放。

2016年8月

坠入入会点击了12,000名学生的历史新高。

2016年9月

该大学为新的生命科学研发和工程建筑举办了一个打破的仪式,名为Tidal Hall。建筑预计将于2018年夏季完成。

2016年12月

Dr. Flavius Killebrew retires as President and CEO of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

2017年1月

Dr. Kelly M. Miller named Interim President of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

2017年2月

Dr. Flavius Killebrew, Immediate Past President of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, granted status of President Emeritus.

2017年8月

Dr. Kelly M. Miller named the 11th President of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi.

2018年12月

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi was classified as an “R2 Doctoral University – High 研究 Activity” campus by Carnegie Commission of Higher Education for the first time in its history.

2019年4月

The $60-million Tidal Hall Life Science 研究 Building opened in support of the Island University’s fastest growing programs including environmental ecology, biomedical/genetics, marine genomics, fisheries & mariculture, and marine microbiology. The Island University also established a presence in downtown Corpus Christi with the opening of the new Islanders Pavilion and Courts.

2019年8月

NASA’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Traffic Management (UTM) project teamed up with the Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation to test drone traffic management in downtown Corpus Christi, one of only two test sites selected nationwide.

1月2020年1月

Administrators from the Lone Star UAS Center of Excellence & Innovation signed a memorandum of understanding to develop an airspace management plan and to create a flight operations cell to support aeronautics research at the A&M System’s RELLIS Campus in Bryan, Texas.

1月2020年1月

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi and the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority unveiled “SURGE,” the only autonomous vehicle in Corpus Christi used for public transportation.


对于更深入的历史,读博士。托马斯h。克里克克罗斯 介绍 to “Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi: The Island University.” Kreneck was associate director of Special Collections & Archives at the 玛丽和杰夫贝尔图书馆 and in that role was curator of the historical records of the University.