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UC TEMPORARY RELOCATIONS
  • Dining will be available in the Dining Hall.
  • Driftwood 101: Student Engagement & Success, Dean of Students, Judicial Affairs, University Housing, I-CARE, I-ADAPT, I-TEAM
  • Sandpiper 201: UC Administration, SGA, University Council of Student Organizations
  • Sandpiper 203: Student Activities (Greek Life, CAB, SVC, UC Scheduling)
  • O'Connor 216: Career Services
  • Bell Library 218: University Services
  • Bay Hall 236: Island Waves
  • Temporary Building: Wells Fargo
TRAFFIC/PARKING CHANGES
  • Jellyfish and Minnow parking lots are closed through August 2015.
For past updates, see our update archive.
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September 24, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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September 23, 2014

Islander Way Construction Progress

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Sept. 19, 2014

Expansion Update

Concrete work continues at the Momentum Campus with crews preparing for paving Islander Way next month. Watch for curbs and sidewalks going down soon.

On the Island Campus, be on the lookout for a new temporary building over in the Hammerhead Parking Lot off the second University entrance. When it is fully operational later this semester, the building will house offices. The building will cover about 12 parking spaces in the lightly used lot.

September 18, 2014

Momentum Village Construction

September 17, 2014

Islander Way Construction Progress

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September 17, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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September 9, 2014

Islander Way Construction Progress

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September 9, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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September 8, 2014

Dining Hall Grand Opening

A crowd of students, faculty, and staff at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi gathered today to celebrate the grand opening of the new Islander Dining Hall on campus. A dinner bell was rung to mark the official grand opening of the dining hall.

Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s state-of the art, 18,700 square-foot dining hall will help accommodate a growing student body that has surpassed 11,000 this fall. The facility includes indoor and outdoor seating for up to 400 students and will become the eighth dining facility on campus. 

To see the review the construction progress please click here.

September 4, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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September 3, 2014

Islander Way Construction Progress

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August 28, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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Aug. 21, 2014

University Center Relocations: Due to the University Center Expansion project, the University Center will be temporarily closed. Offices and services located in the University Center will be relocated beginning the week of August 18.  See the list of new locations below. Dining options will be available at the new Islander Dining Hall located near the Curlew Parking lot, as well as various locations around campus. 

Student Engagement and Success: Driftwood 101

  • Dean of Students                    825-2612
  • Judicial Affairs          
  • University Housing
  • I-CARE         
  • I-ADAPT, I-TEAM   

 Student Activities: Sandpiper 203

  • Greek Life              825-2707
  • Campus Activities Board       
  • Islander Cultural Alliance      
  • Student Volunteer Connection          
  • University Center Scheduling 825-5281

 University Center Administration   Sandpiper 201

  • Student Government Association     825-5202
  • University Council of Student Organizations           

  Career Services         O’Connor 216

                                   825-2628

  University Services    Bell Library 218

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  Island Waves Student Newspaper   Bay Hall 236

                                   825-5862

  Wells Fargo    Temporary Building, Next to Bookstore

                                    825-6599

Aug. 21, 2014

Center for Instruction Room 213: Renovations to Room 213 at the Center for Instruction are underway with estimated completion to be Tuesday, Aug. 26. Please avoid this area during this time period. For additional information, contact Project Coordinator Clayton Pocius at ext. 5904 or 361.774.0701.

August 20, 2014

Islander Way Construction Progress

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August 19, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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August 19, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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August 18, 2014

Dining Hall Timelapse

August 14, 2014

Islander Way Construction Progress

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August 14, 2014

Dolphin Lane Closed

Dolphin Lane will be closed at Oso Lane beginning Saturday, Aug. 16 and Sunday, Aug. 17 due to construction and will affect access to Turtle Cove Parking Lot. In addition, the hike and bike trail will be closed from the Motor Pool area to the back of Turtle Cove Parking Lot. For additional information, contact project manager Clayton Pocius at ext. 5904 or email clayton.pocius@tamucc.edu.

August 12, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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August 12, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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Aug. 11, 2014

Surf-Jetty Parking Lot

Renovation of Surf-Jetty Parking Lot will commence Monday, Aug. 11 with planned completion by Sunday, August 17.  Please avoid the areas of the parking lot where the work is ongoing during this time period.  For additional information, please contact Project Coordinator Patricia Lozano at patricia.lozano@tamucc.edu , extension 2127, or 361.779-3387.

Aug. 11, 2014

Complete Power Outage Scheduled

The Island Campus is scheduled for a complete power outage Thursday, Aug. 14 from 2 a.m. to 6 a.m.  For more information, please call Project Coordinator Jodi Goings at ext. 2839 or 361.442.3757 or email jodi.goings@tamucc.edu

Aug. 4, 2014

Parking Permits

The University Police Department (UPD) now has several options available for parking permits at varying price ranges, including permits for one semester, top-floor garage parking and the Momentum park-and-ride shuttle.

Purchase details can be viewed HERE

August 5, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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August 5, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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Aug. 1, 2014

Parking Permits

The University Police Department will have a table set up for the renewal of faculty and staff parking permits on Monday, Aug. 11, and Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Business Office in the Student Services Center. Options inlcude garage parking, general parking and parking at the Momentum Campus with a bus shuttle to the Island Campus. 

Find more details on parking permits at  http://police.tamucc.edu/parkingPermitForms.html

August 1, 2014

Islander Way Construction Progress

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July 31, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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July 31, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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July 31, 2014

Stadium Lights and Rec Sports Building

Lights are going up for the Dugan Family Soccer and Track Stadium at the Momentum Campus. The tall light poles are designed to keep light in the stadium and out of neighboring yards.

Also going up there, a temporary building for recreational sports offices near the new fields that will be ready for play for the start of the fall semester. 

July 29, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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July 29, 2014 

Expansion Video Update

July 29, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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July 29, 2014

Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center Irrigation/Landscaping

Installation of irrigation system and landscaping at the Coastal Bend Business Innovation Center in Flour Bluff will commence Thursday, July 31, with planned completion by Sunday, Sept. 14. Please avoid the exterior areas while installation is in progress.  For additional information, contact Project Coordinator, Sheri W. Hilliard, sheri.hilliard@tamucc.edu, ext. 2445, or 361.549.8581.

July 24, 2014

Center for Arts Entrance Construction

Beginning July 28 through August 15, two entrances will be under construction on the south side of the Center for the Arts building.  
One entry will remain open at all times.  The project includes removal of existing sliding doors, construction of new vestibules and installation of storefront and standard swinging double doors. 
Please avoid this area while construction is underway.  
For additional information, please contact Project Coordinator, Jodi Goings, ext 2839, 361.442.3757, or jodi.goings@tamucc.edu

July 23, 2014

University Center Expansion Progress

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July 22, 2014 

Islander Way Construction Progress

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July 22, 2014 

Expansion Video Update

July 22, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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July 21, 2014

Momentum Village Groundbreaking

July 18, 2014

Momentum Village Groundbreaking Part of Momentum Campus Progess

A groundbreaking ceremony for Momentum Village, new student housing, will be held Monday, July 21, from 2-3 p.m., at Momentum Campus, on the corner of Ennis Joslin Road and Nile.

Over the next few weeks, watch for new curbs and turn lanes along Nile Road as part of the preparations for new bus stops. Fencing around the rec sports fields is also going up this summer.

July 17, 2014 

University Center Expansion Progress

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July 17, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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July 10, 2014 

University Center Expansion Progress

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July 10, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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July 9, 2014 

Islander Way Video Update

 

July 3, 2014 

University Center Expansion Progress

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July 3, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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July 1, 2014 

University Center Expansion Progress

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July 1, 2014 

Dining Hall Construction Progress

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June 26, 2014 

Dining Hall Exapnsion Video Update

June 17, 2014 

The Islander Way street construction continues with the installation of a storm drain system

June 17, 2014

Islander Way video update

June 13, 2014

Highest Beam Placed at University Center Expansion

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi celebrated the placement of the highest beam at the construction site of the University Center expansion during a “Topping Out” ceremony held today on the University Center, East Lawn.

“Today is an exciting day on our campus as we are one step closer to completing the much-anticipated expansion of our University Center,” said Dr. Flavius Killebrew, President and CEO of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. “This expansion will enhance the Islander student experience by providing a hub for our many student groups to have a meal, take study breaks, and gather for everyday activities.”

The University Center expansion is expected to be completed by summer 2015. The 35,000 square-foot addition will include a lounge area, outdoor patio, new ballroom, doubled kitchen and living areas, and a renovated convenience store open late hours. There will also be more University Center student dining offerings.

June 13, 2014

University Center expansion topping out ceremony

June 13, 2014

University Center expansion topping out ceremony

June 11, 2014 

Islander Way Construction Progress

June 9, 2014 

Dining Hall Exapnsion Video Update

June 5, 2014

Dugan Stadium to Add Lights

The Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium will be receiving an upgrade in the coming months, as lights will be added to the facility. The Islanders will make their regular-season debut under the lights on Friday, Sept. 5, when the women's soccer team faces Texas at 7 p.m.

The lighting will be provided by Musco Lighting, the same lights that are used at the Thomas J. Henry Tennis Center. Facilities Solutions Group of Corpus Christi will supply the electrical work for the four-pole system, which will also be equipped with the ability to be turned on and off remotely.

The Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer & Track Stadium opened on Aug. 23, 2013. The approximately $8.8 million facility is the home to the Islanders track team and the newly-established Islanders women's soccer program. The 15,300-square foot facility, which features a soccer field enclosed by an eight-lane track, hosts Southland Conference competitions as well as non-conference games and tournaments featuring nationally-prominent programs from across the country. There is also seating for up to 1,000 spectators, concessions, a press box, private suites, locker rooms, training rooms, storage, a ticket office and coaches' offices.

June 5, 2014 

Construction of Islander Way on Momentum Campus

June 4, 2014

Dining Hall Rendering

Islander WayMay 30, 2014

New Momentum Campus Road to Connect Sports Fields, Ease Access

Improvements continue at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi’s Momentum campus with construction of a new street between Nile Drive and Ennis Joslin Road set to begin in early June.

The project also includes construction of sidewalks, installation of underground utilities, street lights, and landscaping.

This new road, called Islander Way, will improve traffic flow and allow for easy access to events on the Momentum campus.

The Islander Way project was awarded to Bay Ltd. Completion is scheduled for November.

To view a larger version of the map shown left, click here.

May 22, 2014

CURLEW PLAZA TEMPORARY PEDESTRIAN CONTROL PLAN

 

Pedestrian traffic will be detoured around Curlew Parking Lot due to ongoing construction at Curlew Plaza. Detour will remain in place through August 31, 2014.  For additional information, please contact Project Coordinator, Sheri W. Hilliard, at sheri.hilliard@tamucc.edu, extension 2445, or 361.549.8581.

May 22, 2014

CURLEW PLAZA TEMPORARY PEDESTRIAN CONTROL PLAN

 

Pedestrian traffic will be detoured around Curlew Parking Lot due to ongoing construction at Curlew Plaza. Detour will remain in place through August 31, 2014.  For additional information, please contact Project Coordinator, Sheri W. Hilliard, at sheri.hilliard@tamucc.edu, extension 2445, or 361.549.8581.

May 20, 2014 

Dining Hall Exapnsion Video Update

May 5, 2014

University Expansion continues on dining hall and UC.

April 9, 2014

CURLEW DRIVE CLOSURE

Effective Friday, April 11, through Sunday, Aug. 31, Curlew Drive, between Sand Dollar Boulevard and the Dining Hall construction roadway, will be closed. All access to Curlew Parking Lot will be via Wavecrest Drive. For more information, call Project Coordinator, Sheri W. Hilliard at sheri.hilliard@tamucc.edu; or call ext. 2445 or 361.549.8581.

March 10

Relocation of Services from the University Center

In preparation for the next phase of University Center construction, the following service locations will be closed during the week of March 10 and reopening in new locations on Monday, March 17:

  • Mail Services OfficeMail Services will be relocating during the week of spring break from Monday, March 10, through Friday, March 14. Student mail services including mailboxes will be relocated to the Faculty Center atrium on Monday, March 17. Hours of operation will be Monday through Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mailboxes will be accessible during regular building hours. For more information, call ext. 2684.
  • Campus Copies Office: Campus Copies will be closed during the week of spring break from Monday, March 10, through Friday, March 14. Self-service copiers and printers will be available for use on the first floor of the University Center adjacent to what is currently Mail Services on Monday, March 17.  For more information, call ext. 2694.
  • SandDollar$ Office: The SandDollar$ office will be relocating during the week of spring break from Monday, March 10, through Friday, March 14, and will reopen in Corpus Christi Hall, room 103, on Monday, March 17. For more information, call ext. 5978.
  • Bookstore: The University bookstore will be closed on Friday, March 7, and will reopen in the temporary store location on the west end of the University Center across from the parking garage on Monday, March 17. All services previously provided will be available in the new location. For assistance, call ext. 2400

Februrary 10, 2014

University expansion continues on dining hall and UC

January 3, 2014

Campus-wide Concrete Unit Paver Stabilization

Campus-wide concrete unit paver repairs are underway with planned completion by Tuesday, January 28.  Concrete pavers near the following buildings are affected:  Between Engineering Building and University Center, at Lee Plaza, between Student Services Center and Bay Hall, at Harte Research Institute, at Center for the Sciences.  Barricades will be in place during the repair process.  Please avoid these areas while construction is in progress.  For additional information, contact Project Coordinator, Sheri W. Hilliard, sheri.hilliard@tamucc.edu, extension 2445, or 361.549.8581.

December 13, 2013

Sidewalk Repairs

Be on the lookout for campus-wide sidewalk repairs beginning Monday, Dec. 16 through Friday, Jan. 17. Sidewalks near the following buildings are affected:  Natural Resources Center; Research Lab 2, Michael & Karen O’Connor Building, Glasscock Student Success Center; Sandpiper; University Services Center/Bus Stop area. Barricades will be in place during the repair process.  Please avoid these areas while construction is in progress. For additional information, please contact Project Coordinator, Sheri W. Hilliard, sheri.hilliard@tamucc.edu, extension 2445, or 361.549.8581.

 

December 6, 2013

Due to University Center Construction, traffic may be delayed by the delivery of large trailers to our campus during the week of December 9-13, 2013.  Please plan ahead and add travel time to your commute to campus as you prepare for your final days of classes and exams.

December 6, 2013

Video update of UC construction project.

December 6, 2013

Video update of UC construction project.

December 4, 2013

The South entrance of the University Center will be closed for the remainder of the construction project.   Crews will demolish the sidewalk in that back area to prepare for the cranes to move over and begin drilling on Thursday morning, Dec. 5. 

The walk-through in the Jetty room will be open for people to enter/exit.  This will give students two areas to access the building: the ATM entrance and the Jetty entrance.  When crews begin drilling for the South area near the Jetty entrance safety monitors will be stationed both indoors and outdoors, to temporarily reroute traffic to the ATM Entrance.   

The Cranes will be moved on Thursday morning from the Northeast entrance to the South area.  The Northeast entrance will reopen Thursday afternoon after crews clean up the area and remove the fence.  Once this happens, the UC will be back to having three entrances to the building for a while.

October 10, 2013

Dining Hall Construction Laydown Area/Curlew Lot to Begin Friday

Effective Friday, Oct. 11, two rows of resident parking in the Curlew lot, next to Bayview Lane and Camden Miramar Apartments (Surf and Jetty), will close so that construction crews can begin pouring concrete for the new Dining Hall. The area will remain blocked off as a laydown area through June 2014. Vehicles and pedestrians should use caution while in the area.  

For more information, call University Police Department Parking at ext. 7275 (PARK), or UPD Dispatch at ext. 4444 after hours.

September 27, 2013

Hike and Bike Trail Back Open

The section of the Hike and Bike trail on the east side of campus starting at the Hammerhead parking lot and ending at Miramar Apartments is repaired and back open.

September 26, 2013

Hike and Bike Trail Closure 

A section of the Hike and Bike trail on the east side of campus starting at the Hammerhead parking lot and ending at Miramar Apartments will be closed until further notice due to repairs.

September 26, 2013

Hike and Bike Trail Closure 

A section of the Hike and Bike trail on the east side of campus starting at the Hammerhead parking lot and ending at Miramar Apartments will be closed until further notice due to repairs.

September 18, 2013

FREE SHUTTLE BUS

A free “Park and Ride” shuttle bus runs Monday through Friday from both the Momentum Campus parking lots to the Island Campus bus stop.  The buses will run every 10 minutes from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., and every 20 minutes from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.   Click HERE to view a map of the pick-up/drop-off  locations on the Momentum Campus.

September 10, 2013

UC Expansion

September 6, 2013

Dining Hall Groundbreaking

August 27, 2013

CURLEW LANE CLOSURE

A section of Curlew Lane will reopen to allow students into the parking area of the new housing for unloading.   The section in front of the field house and swimming pool will remain closed for the next year.

August 23, 2013

Dugan Family Soccer and Track Field Grand Opening

August 19, 2013

TRAFFIC/PARKING CHANGES

Traffic lanes at the intersection of Oso Lane and Dolphin Lane will shift to accommodate intersection expansion work from Tuesday, August 20 through Friday August. 23, 2013.   The Bayside parking garage exit lanes will remain open.  Use caution while driving through the area. 

August 15, 2013

CENTER FOR THE SCIENCES

Use caution in the Center for Sciences through Sept. 9. while lab 221 is being upgraded.

August 13, 2013

TRAFFIC/PARKING CHANGES

  • Curlew Lane is closed.
  • Jellyfish and Minnow parking lots are closed Aug. 23, 2013-Aug. 2015
  • Field House parking lot is closed.
  • Curlew Parking Lot is only accessible from Wavecrest Drive to Bayview Lane.
  • Turtle Cove lot is only accessible via Dolphin Lane.

July 26, 2013

Portable Research Labs near the Conrad Blutcher Institute – The labs will be used to house staff and faculty and for undergraduate and graduate research.   Construction on the labs is nearing completion.   Crews are working currently to finish the interiors.   They are expected to be up and running in mid-August.

July 26, 2013

Dining Hall – A ground breaking will be held September 6th at 10 a.m.    The new  Dining Hall will be complete by next June and will be located next to the new residence halls.  The facility will accommodate more than 400 diners at a time with both indoor and outdoor seating.  The facility will also serve as a gathering place and center of activity for students, faculty, and staff.

July 26, 2013

Student Rec Fields – Construction is complete.  Grass is seeded on the fields and the new irrigation system is watering the fields.  After the grass is grown, the fields will be ready for use in September 2013. 

July 26, 2013

Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer and Track Stadium – Construction is nearly complete.  Grand Opening will be held at the inaugural Islander Women’s Soccer game against Houston on August 23.  

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July 26, 2013

University Center Expansion – Groundbreaking on the University Center expansion takes place September 10 at 4 p.m.   The University Center was originally built in 1999 to accommodate around 6,500 students.   The expansion will provide additional meeting space, lounge areas, a game room and an outdoor patio.  The dining and kitchen areas will double in space.  A new ballroom will be added and operational in the fall of 2014 in time for renovation of the existing ballroom. The convenience store will undergo a complete remodel and will be open late nights for students.

July 26, 2013

University Center Expansion – Groundbreaking on the University Center expansion takes place September 10 at 4 p.m.   The University Center was originally built in 1999 to accommodate around 6,500 students.   The expansion will provide additional meeting space, lounge areas, a game room and an outdoor patio.  The dining and kitchen areas will double in space.  A new ballroom will be added and operational in the fall of 2014 in time for renovation of the existing ballroom. The convenience store will undergo a complete remodel and will be open late nights for students.

May 25, 2012

Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer and Track Stadium - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi celebrated the groundbreaking of its new soccer & track stadium on May 25 at the Momentum Campus on Nile Drive near the Ennis Joslin intersection.

During the ceremony, University President Flavius Killebrew presented Dr. Jack T. Dugan as the donor whose generosity has made the stadium possible. Dr. Killebrew has recommended to The Texas A&M System Board of Regents that the new facility be named the "Dr. Jack Dugan Soccer & Track Stadium."

Click here for full story.

May 25, 2012

Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer and Track Stadium - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi celebrated the groundbreaking of its new soccer & track stadium on May 25 at the Momentum Campus on Nile Drive near the Ennis Joslin intersection.

During the ceremony, University President Flavius Killebrew presented Dr. Jack T. Dugan as the donor whose generosity has made the stadium possible. Dr. Killebrew has recommended to The Texas A&M System Board of Regents that the new facility be named the "Dr. Jack Dugan Soccer & Track Stadium."

Click here for full story.

May 25, 2012

Dr. Jack Dugan Family Soccer and Track Stadium - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi celebrated the groundbreaking of its new soccer & track stadium on May 25 at the Momentum Campus on Nile Drive near the Ennis Joslin intersection.

During the ceremony, University President Flavius Killebrew presented Dr. Jack T. Dugan as the donor whose generosity has made the stadium possible. Dr. Killebrew has recommended to The Texas A&M System Board of Regents that the new facility be named the "Dr. Jack Dugan Soccer & Track Stadium."

Click here for full story.