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Stay Connected: TAMIU Offers Online Programing Opportunities Posted: 4/15/20

Stay Connected: TAMIU Offers Online Programing Opportunities

 

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In an effort to stay connected with faculty, staff, students and the Texas A&M International University (TAMIU) community during these challenging times, several robust online-only efforts are currently being offered by offices and departments across campus.  

The offerings, available through TAMIU’s website and social media channels, include everything from short workout videos, study guides, self-care tips, trivia contests and more.    

Online programming opportunities are continually being updated and are listed within the University’s COVID-19 website at go.tamiu.edu/covid19.   

College of Education  

Children and their families can complete several hands-on, virtual learning activities at home! The activities and videos were crafted by College of Education majors. Watch them at https://www.tamiu.edu/coedu/student-created-virtual-learning.shtml   

University College 

Freshman UNIV 1402 students are showcasing their short films as part of their, “An ‘other’ Perspective” online film fest. Student films are being judged online through April 20. They can be watched online at bit.ly/AnotherPerspectiveYouTube. Individuals can sign up to be a judge at bit.ly/TrailblazerJudge  

Throughout the course, students have focused on learning more about different subsections of society that have been marginalized. Learn more about Signature Courses at the University at https://www.tamiu.edu/uc/signaturecourses/2020.shtml 

Sue and Radcliffe Killam Library 

Reference Service and Research Questions Assistance: Available via chat at tamiu.libanswers.com, via email at researchhelp@tamiu.edu, or by phone at 956.326.2138.   

Database and E-book Services: Available online at https://www.tamiu.edu/library/. For assistance accessing these resources, contact Rogelio Hinojosa at rhinojosa@tamiu.edu or at 956.326.2123.  

Office of Student Orientation, Leadership and Engagement  

Activities have been repurposed and offered virtually through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/txamiusole/ and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/txamiusole/   

  • Let’s Stay Connected Virtual Events and Trivia Contests 
  • FLO Small Group Workshops 
  • Campus Activities Board Talent Show 
  • VirtualLoteria  
  • Greek Week 
  • Pre-Exam Jam 
  • Greek Awards 
  • Celebrating Student Leaders 
  • University Life Awards 

Writing Center  

Students can submit their written work for online assistance. They can also participate in online tutoring and supplemental instruction sessions at https://www.tamiu.edu/uc/writingcenter/assistance.shtml?fbclid=IwAR3JAKE9Ul19qNV_IsYvTgKefgOvnmm9GcXcg55dldbF2OsY-fhLLcJ6ih8   

University Learning Center   

Tutoring services have transitioned to an online environment and are currently available for several subjects. Students can sign up for an online tutoring session at go.tamiu.edu/ulc-check-in. A complete Study Habits Guide is also available online at https://www.tamiu.edu/uc/ulc/documents/covid-19-study-habits.pdf. Learn more about their online tutoring services and stay connected with our tutors by following them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/txamiu.ulc/ and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/txamiu.ulc/  

Career Services  

Career Services currently offers virtual appointments for individuals seeking employment opportunities. Call them to set up your virtual appointment at 956.326.4473 or email them at careerservices@tamiu.edu. Several online resources centered on career services are offered online at https://www.tamiu.edu/career/resources.shtml. Other virtual offerings, including a virtual resume workshop, are announced periodically through their social media channels. Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/txamiu.career.services/ and Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/txamiucareerservices/   

Service-Learning   

The annual Service-Learning Expo that showcases student experiences during their Service-Learning courses will be held online. Learn more about the Expo at https://www.tamiu.edu/engagement/expo/index.shtml. Follow them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/txamiu.servicelearning/ and https://www.instagram.com/txamiu.servicelearning/   

Kinesiology, Wellness and Recreation Center  

Virtual workout classes and exercise tips are offered through their social media channels at  Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/txamiu.rec/ and Instagram at www.instagram.com/txamiu_rec_live.  

  • Fitness and Strength Workout (Monday – Friday) 
  • Workout of the Day 
  • Whole Body Workout  
  • Do It Yourself Workouts and Weekly Challenges 
  • Rec Sports Student Sitcom 
  • Intramural and Family Sports Competition 
  • Gaming Tournaments 

Advanced Research and Curriculum (ARC) Project   

Aimed at supporting currently enrolled graduate students, the ARC Project offers several resources to students including writing and research workshops that are now offered online. Learn more about the program and how you can get involved at https://www.tamiu.edu/cees/arc/index.shtml or visit them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/txamiu.arc/  

Visual Arts   

An upcoming, “Yes. I Am an Artist,” senior students art show will be featured online via Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/tamiuvisualarts/ starting on Friday, April 24 at 6 p.m. Leading up to the art show, a student artist is featured on their Instagram feed and view samples of their current work that may be featured at the exhibit.    

Dusty’s Food Pantry  

The food pantry is available to all currently enrolled students. Students can fill out an online form at https://www.tamiu.edu/foodpantry/ or schedule an appointment at 956.326.3210. Dusty’s Food Pantry has been temporarily relocated at the University Village Club House.   

Self-Care   

The Office of Student Counseling and Disability Services has crafted an online self-care packet to help combat stress and anxiety. It is available for online viewing or downloadable at https://www.tamiu.edu/counseling/documents/covid-19self-carepacket.pdf.   

TAMIU students are completing this Spring semester online in the University’s Virtual Classroom.  Registration for Maymester, Summer and Fall 2020 courses is now underway. An online catalog containing a list of nearly 100 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degree programs is at http://catalog.tamiu.edu

As part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, TAMIU’s campus is closed to the general public. Online and virtual services at the University continue, practicing all CDC Guidelines on gathering, masking and social distancing and with most staff working remotely.  Office hours are subject to change and it is recommended that phone or email contact be made first to determine the office’s schedule of operation. Entry to campus is only open to students, faculty, staff and those having legitimate reasons to be on campus.  An online directory is here.

The University’s dedicated COVID-19 website is updated daily and includes information on office schedules and services, an expansive FAQ, quick links, student resources, official information links and much more.

For more information, please contact the Office of Public Relations, Marketing and Information Services at prmis@tamiu.edu. 

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