WOW 2020 Schedule

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This schedule is tentative. More details to come.

Ongoing Events

WOW Challenges

Instagram Challenge

All Day // Virtual Event

Follow us on Instagram @TAMUCCInvolved and stay tuned for two fun challenges each week! Complete our challenges and post the proof on your Instagram Story for a chance to win one of many awesome prizes!

  • Monday, August 17 - Shaka's Up! Post a picture or video of your shaka for a chance to win a fall semester garage parking pass
  • Wednesday, August 19 - Study Time! Show us your favorite study spot for a chance to win $50 in SandDollar$ bucks
  • Tuesday, August 25 - Bluesday Tuesday! On Tuesdays, Islanders wear blue. Will your Islander blue win you a $50 Campus Bookstore giftcard?
  • Thursday, August 27 - Post your best selfie with the NavyArmy sign in the UC to be entered to win an Islander Prize Package sponsored by NavyArmy Credit Union.
  • Monday, August 31 - Sharing your favorite Islander Tips could win you six sessions with a Dugan Wellness Personal Trainer!
  • Wednesday, September 2 - Safety First! Show off your favorite face covering to be entered to win a $50 Campus Bookstore giftcard

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Library 101 Videos:

Welcome to the Bell Library!

August 17 - September 3 // Virtual Event

Hello Islanders!! Want to learn more about your library and the resources and assistance you have access to? Stay tuned from August 17 to September 3 as we share Library 101 videos! Meet your librarians and find your way around your physical and digital spaces! Whether you are returning to the Island or a first-year, we hope you find these videos helpful!

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Find Your Islander Way

Scavenger Hunt

Weekdays Aug 19-September 1 // Virtual Event

 

Find your Islander Way is a 10-day scavenger hunt through campus! Participate in this scavenger hunt for a chance to win a t-shirt or other cool prizes. The scavenger hunt will start on August 19th at noon and end September 1st. Contact Campus Activities Board with any questions. 

To participate in the Scavenger hunt please fill out this Google form: Find Your Islander Way Sign Up

Once the form is filled out, you will receive instructions on how to join the game on an app called Goosechase. This app is free to download on iOS or the Android store. 

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Bluesday Tuesday Shirt Pickup

11am-4pm //

August 25-27: UC Lonestar C

August 28: UC Oso Room

August 29-Sept 1: UC Anchor C

 

Every Tuesday is Bluesday Tuesday! Grab your Islander Blue and join the Student Government Association as they wear Islander Spirit each Tuesday. Throw on your favorite Islander polo, that dress in the right royal blue, or anything that shows your Texas A&M-Corpus Christi pride. Snap a picture and use the hashtag #BluesdayTuesday!

Stop by to pick up a FREE Bluesday Tuesday shirt during the dates and times listed above.  Please remember to bring your Sanddollar ID.  Free to currently enrolled students and available while supplies last.  

For more information or accommodations, please contact sga.president@tamucc.edu or sga.vp@tamucc.edu.

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In Person Events: Part 1: August 15-22

Saturday, August 15

Let's Get Moving!

5-8pm // East Lawn

Let's Get Moving with FREE dance and fitness group classes. Come learn the latest moves, get your heartbeat up and meet your fellow Islanders.

Preregistration is required at the links below:

5pm Popular music  https://tamucc.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6158047

6pm Yoga:  https://tamucc.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6158060

7pm Zumba:  https://tamucc.campuslabs.com/engage/event/6158053

 

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Monday, August 17

Rec the Night 

6:30pm-Midnight // Dugan Wellness Center

Rec the Night is your chance to preview the programs Rec Sports has to offer you. Come work out, hang out, and Rec the Night. Preregistration is required at rs.tamucc.edu.

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Wednesday, August 19

RUF Quesadilla Kickoff

7-9pm // UC Lonestar Ballroom 

Come join RUF for our annual Quesadilla Kickoff! Enjoy free dinner and plenty of door prizes, including a Keurig. You can also sign up for our small group Bible Studies as well. Come on out! You'll be glad you did!

Thursday, August 20

Welcome Back BBQ

11 am - 2 pm // Islander Dining Hall

 

Welcome Back BBQ. Islander Dining Hall. 8/20 11 AM to 2 PM. Grilled to perfection. @islanderdining DineOnCampus.com/IslanderDining

Thursday, August 20

WOW Tie Dye

11 am - 2 pm // Lonestar Ballroom

Do you enjoy DIY design? Pick up your supplies to tie dye a face mask and TAMU-CC t-shirt. We will supply you with everything you need. Don't forget to check out this instruction video here.

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Saturday, August 22

Drive-in Movie Night

9 - 11:30pm // Hammerhead Parking Lot

Join us in the Hammerhead Parking Lot near Miramar for a classic drive-in experience as we play Jumanji: The Next Level at 9 pm.

Find a vehicle to watch the movie in, pack some snacks, and bring some friends. The movie will be broadcast through your vehicle's FM stereo or you can download a radio app and listen through your phone. Make sure you know how to shut off your car's headlights. They will need to reman off once the movie begins.  We will see you there!

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In Person Events: Part 2 - August 23 - Sept 3

Tuesday, August 25

Paint with Us

7 - 8 pm // UC Bayview - In-person Class

10 - 11 pm // Virtual Class

UCP and I-TEAM are excited about our Painting Party! Let loose and harness those creativity skills through a live virtual or on-campus painting session. Our expert artist, Sofia, will teach you an Islander themed painting.  All materials will be provided to the first 150 students.

RSVP via I-Engage to reserve your spot! Only 20 spots are available for the in-person sessions.

Virtual participants, pick up your supplies starting Monday, August 24th. Additional information on I-Engage

From 10 - 11 pm, join us online via Facebook Live here.

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Wednesday, August 26

Melon Blast

11 am - 2 pm // Islander Dining Hall

 

Ad image for Islander Dining Food Festival Melon Blast on Wednesday, August 26th from 11 am to 2 pm in Islander Dining Hall. For more information visit dinoncampus.com/islanderdining

Wednesday, August 26

Islander Unity Circle

12 - 12:30 pm // UC Anchor A

Join fellow Islanders to pledge your commitment to be United in Blue and Green! Take a few minutes to show your support for all members of the island's diverse community.

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Friday, August 28

DIY S'mores

5 pm // Islander Dining Hall

Create your greatest s'mores masterpiece! Pick up your kit in Islander Dining Hall.

DIY s'mores ad image. Create your greatest masterpiece. Kit pickup at Dining Hall August 28th at 5 pm. For more information visit social media @islanderdining or dineoncampus.com/islanderdining

Saturday, August 29

Islander Clean

10 - 11:45 am // Meet in UC Rotunda

Sign up on Give Pulse

Join the Student Volunteer Connection and Recreational Sports as we bring the TAMU-CC community together to beautify our campus by picking up trash and anything littered on campus. Show your Islander spirit by lending your help.

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Virtual Events

Tuesday, August 18

Brain Breaks: Virtual Edition

11 - 11:30 am // Virtual

A 30-minute, drop-in virtual workshop series focused on wellness, relaxation, mindfulness, and stress management. Presented by the University Counseling Center every Tuesday at 11 am. Join via WebEx here.  FMI or to request disability-related accommodations, please contact Stephanie Majors, (361) 825-2703.

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Thursday, August 20

Online Caricatures

6-9pm // ONLINE

Join us via zoom and see these incredible Speed Sketcher live, at work as you have your sketch done and ready to download to social media or to print! Just follow this link to receive the Zoom information to join the event! WOW Caricatures

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Saturday, August 22

Feminism 101 Kahoot

3 - 4 pm // ONLINE

Join the Islander Feminists for a virtual Kahoot game to learn about feminism, our organization, and win some prizes!  Please join us on Zoom for this event! Zoom Meeting ID: 916 1518 7080

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Monday, August 24

Get Your Greek On

7pm // ONLINE

Meet with representatives from our recognized fraternities and sororities virtually! https://zoom.us/j/91894440208?pwd=UHBpditvVVorSnFpc3NMTjR2aUNodz09

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Monday, August 24 - Friday, October 30

Virtual Poster Sale

Any time // ONLINE

Visit posterinvasion.shop to find some art to fill your empty walls and make your space unique! Use code IZZY2020 for 15% off your purchase. Presented by University Center. FMI, contact Kat Paynter at Katharyn.Paynter@tamucc.edu. 

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Tuesday, August 25

Paint with Us

7 - 8 pm // UC Bayview - In-person Class

10 - 11 pm // Virtual Class

UCP and I-TEAM are excited about our Painting Party! Let loose and harness those creativity skills through a live virtual or on-campus painting session. Our expert artist, Sofia, will teach you an Islander themed painting.  All materials will be provided to the first 150 students.

RSVP via I-Engage to reserve your spot! Only 20 spots are available for the in-person sessions.

Virtual participants, pick up your supplies starting Monday, August 24th. Additional information on I-Engage

From 10 - 11 pm, join us online via Facebook Live here.

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Thursday, August 27

Virtual Escape Room

6 pm // Virtual

Join Leadership @ TAMU-CC for a virtual Escape Room event designed to put your leadership skills to the test. Will you be able to solve the clues of this escape room and finish before the time runs out? Sign up now to find out if you have what it takes! RSVP on I-Engage. Meeting links and additional instructions will be sent via your Islander email.

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Thursday, August 27

Life Beyond the Island: Power-Up Your Life

6 -7 am // Virtual

Facebook Live - https://www.facebook.com/islanderalumni/live/

When you graduate, you are going to join over two million grads who are entering the workforce and every single one—like you – are looking to launch a meaningful career. Kenyan born Islander Alumni and multi-award-winning Apprentice contestant, Liza Wisner ’04, ’07 is going to fire you up and help understand how to move fast to get ahead in your current or future career.

Attendees will have a chance to win an Amazon Echo Package worth over $100 AND goodies from Liza’s website!

Monday, August 31

Prepare for Self-Care

11 am - 1 pm // UC Lonestar Ballrooms

Hosted by Student Conduct & Advocacy, Prepare for Self-Care will inspire you to create various DIY items that support self-care and help to alleviate stress, right from the comfort of home. Show us how these stress relief items came out for you for a chance to win a grand stress relief prize pack!

Self-Care Grab and Go Bag starter kits will be available 11 am - 1 pm on Monday, August 31 in UC Lonestar Ballrooms for those that PRE-REGISTER HERE 

Visit https://icare.tamucc.edu/ for access to this event from Monday, August 31 to Friday, September 4.

Submit prize entries HERE. Multiple submissions accepted from 9 am August 31 to 5 pm September 4. Winners will be notified via email. FMI, contact Jasmine Harris at jasmine.harris@tamucc.edu.

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Monday, August 31

MGC Meet & Greet Informational

7 pm // Zoom

Meet the organizations of the Multicultural Greek Council and find out how you can join one of these unique organizations. Join us to have the opportunity to meet with the groups one on one and ask all of your questions. Join HERE

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Meeting ID: 981 4983 2787

Passcode: 900408

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Monday, August 31 - September 4

What Would You Do? I-TEAM Edition

12 pm, 2 pm, 5 pm // Social Media

Do you want to win some Sandollar cash credit? Join us on all of our social media platforms (TikTok, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter) to watch our short Tik Toks of scenes that may occur at a party. Participate by commenting your answer to the - What Would You Do? scene.

Instagram: @iteamtamucc Twitter: @iteamTAMUCC Facebook: Iteamtamucc TikTok: @iteam_tamucc

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Tuesday, September 1

Virtual Escape Room

6 pm // Virtual

Join Leadership @ TAMU-CC for a virtual Escape Room event designed to put your leadership skills to the test. Will you be able to solve the clues of this escape room and finish before the time runs out? Sign up now to find out if you have what it takes! RSVP on I-Engage. Meeting links and additional instructions will be sent via your Islander email.

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Wednesday, September 2

Cafecito Con Consejeras

10 - 10:30 am // Virtual

A weekly drop-in style virtual workshop for anyone wanting to chat about how to improve their overall wellness. We will address a wide range of topics that impact our Latina/Latinx/Hispanic students, First Gen students, or any student who has navigated a new community. Join via WebEx here.

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Wednesday, September 2

Islander Org Fest

11 am - 2 pm // I-Engage

Looking to get involved on campus? Come on out to the Islander Org Fest. Meet and greet student organizations, sports clubs, fraternities, sororities, and service organizations virtually on I-Engage. Get involved and find your fit at TAMU-CC! We hope to see you there!

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Wednesday, September 2

Brain Breaks: Virtual Edition

11 - 11:30 am // Virtual

A 30-minute, drop-in virtual workshop series focused on wellness, relaxation, mindfulness, and stress management. Presented by the University Counseling Center every Tuesday at 11 am. Join via WebEx here.  FMI or to request disability-related accommodations, please contact Stephanie Majors, (361) 825-2703.

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Thursday, September 3

Welcome Back: Patio Jam

9 pm // Virtual

Have a talent you would like to showcase? Love to sing Karaoke? Join us online via WebEx for our first ever virtual open-mic night! Participants can receive a free t-shirt and might have a chance to win some cool prizes! If you are interested in participating, send a message to ucp@tamucc.edu or @tamucc_ucp on social media to sign up!

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