Corpus Christi, Texas – Excitement filled the air of the American Bank Center in beautiful downtown Corpus Christi as more than 530 Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi students completed another milestone in their academic journey, the earning of a new degree. The following students from your area graduated during the 2018 Summer Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 4.


Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Juan A. Marines

Bachelor of Applied Science

Sylvia Santos

Bachelor of Arts

Cassandra Nicole Torres

Bachelor of Science

Jason W. Waggoner

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Kristen Raeann Hernandez

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Laura Ann Moreno

The Summer 2018 Commencement ceremony was live streamed and can be found at A full photo gallery can also be found at the same link.

Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi awards bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from the Colleges of Business, Education and Human Development, Liberal Arts, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Science and Engineering. Offering more than 80 of the most popular degree programs in the state, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi has proudly provided a solid academic reputation, renowned faculty, and highly rated degree programs since 1947. The Island University has earned its spot as the premier, urban doctoral-granting institution in South Texas, supporting a UAS test site, two institutes and more than 20 research centers and labs. Read more about the Islander Impact made by our students, faculty, staff and alumni at