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University Senior Academic Advisor Attains Two Recent Achievements

March 13, 2015

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – Angela Speaker, Senior Academic Advisor for the College of Education at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, has attained two recent achievements.

Speaker, who graduated from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication in 2007 and a Master of Science in Counseling in 2012, now serves on the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Alumni Association Board of Directors, and is also Co-Chair for the South Region of the Texas Academic Advising Network (TEXAAN).

            For the Alumni Association position, Speaker was elected during the University’s Alumni Association Annual Meeting held February 27, along with seven other peers for open seats on the Board of Directors. Speaker will serve a three-year term on the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Her duties will include:

  • Attending National Alumni Board meetings
  • Supporting the mission of the University’s Alumni Association
  • Exemplifying the values of Excellence, Integrity, Leadership, Loyalty, and Respect
  • Representing the needs of all Islander Alumni and respecting the mission of Texas A&M-Corpus Christi
  • Serving on a committee within the Alumni Association

“My goal while serving on the TAMU-CC Alumni Association Board of Directors is to work diligently towards unifying past, present, and future Islanders in order to forge stronger alumni pride in our institution,” said Speaker. “It is my dream to see more and more generations of students coming from proud Islander families.” 

For the position of Co-Chair of South Region TEXAAN, Speaker assumed the role along with fellow academic advisor, Jacqueline Fischer of the Islander Transition Center. Duties while serving as Co-Chair for the South Region TEXAAN will include:

  • Yearly submissions to TEXAAN publications with information from regional schools
  • Recruitment of new TEXAAN members from within the South Region
  • Communication with the TEXAAN Board