TAMU-CC Day at the Capitol

The 2017 Day at the Capitol was a huge success! For more images of this event, click here

 

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On Thursday, February 7, 2019, student volunteers will join with alumni, faculty, administration and community supporters to travel to Austin, Texas to meet with legislators and their associates at the state Capitol. TAMU-CC Day at the Capitol is an event that occurs every other year, with the goal of maximizing funding for Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Interested in showing your Islander pride and becoming a part of TAMU-CC history by advocating some key points that will ultimately advance the Island Campus and the State of Texas?  If so, the TAMU-CC Student Government Association wants you to apply for this opportunity.

Some dates to consider:

Friday, January 18, 2019
Deadline to apply to represent Texas A&M-Corpus Christi

Friday, January 25, 2019
Required training session
 will be conducted by a representative from Governmental Relations, and University Staff
11:00 am - 2:00 pm - lunch provided

Monday, January 28, 2019
Required training session Practice legislative visit run through
11:30 am - 1:00 pm 

Thursday, January 30, 2019
Required training session Practice legislative visit run through
11:30 am - 1:00 pm 

Thursday, February 7, 2019
Required TAMU-CC Day at the Capitol
Projected time is 5:00 am – 9:00 pm

 

APPLICATION

 

We need your support! Don’t miss your opportunity to attend TAMU-CC Day at the Capitol. Seating is limited. For more information, contact the Student Government Association Office at 361-825-5745 or their advisor at 361-825-5202.

For reference an initial DRAFT Schedule for TAMU-CC Day at the Capitol (Thursday, February 7, 2019) is as follows:

5:00 am

 

Bus departs for Austin (Seagull Lane)

 

 

Arrive at Capitol

 

 

Gather outside of the Capitol for group photo

 

 

Visit House and Senate Chambers; listen to resolutions

 

 

Lunch

 

 

Visit with legislators

 

 

Board buses to return to Corpus Christi

 

 

Buses depart Austin

 

 

Dinner – Stop in San Antonio

9:00 pm

 

Bus arrives at TAMU-CC Seagull Lane