Contact Us

College of Graduate Studies

Dr. Karen McCaleb Dr. Karen McCaleb
Dean, College of Graduate Studies
Office: Faculty Center, Rm. 151B
Phone: 361.825.3847
Email: Karen.McCaleb@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Administers and supports graduate programs
  • Collaborates with faculty and academic deans on all issues related to graduate education
  • Oversees all areas of graduate education including compliance, recruitment, retention, policy and procedures
  • Represents graduate education internally and externally
 
Dr. Marvarene Oliver Dr. Marvarene Oliver
Professor and Associate Dean
Office: Faculty Center Rm 151C
Phone: 361.825.3216
Email: Marvarene.Oliver@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Directs related graduate program activities and professional development initiatives
  • Oversees graduate catalog
  • Facilitates Graduate Council
  • Collaborates with other TAMUCC units to ensure a climate of engagement and success for graduate students
 
Sandra Kureska Dr. Sandra Kureska
Director & Admissions Liaison
Office: Faculty Center, Rm. 151E
Phone: 361.825.2711
Email: Sandra.Kureska@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Oversees daily operations of the college
  • Serves as liaison to the Office of Admissions
  • Oversees graduate college process and policies
  • Serves as a liaison to graduate program coordinators and advisors for policy purposes
 
Leticia Bazan Ms. Leticia Bazan
Director, Recruitment Liaison
Office: Faculty Center, Rm 151D
Phone: 361.825.3302
Email: Leticia.Bazan@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Works with prospective and new students
  • Serves as liaison to the Recruitment Office/Enrollment Management
  • Coordinate social media presence; liaison with marketing and communications office
  • Coordinates recruitment efforts in conjunction with recruitment office
 
Angela Speaker Ms. Angela Speaker 
Audit & Compliance Coordinator
Office: Faculty Center, Rm. 151G
Phone: 361.825.2526
Email: Angela.Speaker@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Performs all audit and compliance processes including degree plan audits, academic standing, degree plan exceptions
  • Processes all information related to doctoral students
  • Monitors and updates DegreeWorks and catalog
  • Maintains matriculated graduate student records
 
Ms. Shay lee Ms. Shay Lee
Executive Administrative Assistant
Office: Faculty Center, Rm. 151A
Phone: 361.825.3884
Email: Shay.Lee@tamucc.edu

Services provided
  • Assists Dean and Associate Dean with administrative duties
  • Organizes and maintains college data and records
  • Serves as the logistical liaison, with different units across campus, for all college events and activities
 
Karen Franzone Ms. Karen Franzone
Business Coordinator
Office: Faculty Center, Rm. 151F
Phone: 361.825.2803
Email: Karen.Franzone@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Oversee Graduate Assistantship process
  • Coordinate Graduate Scholarship process
  • Assist with budget development and management
  • Generate reports on accounts for the Dean
 
Timothy Boulan Mr. Timothy Boulan
Programmer II
Office: Faculty Center, Rm. 152
Phone: 361.825.3160
Email: Timothy.Boulan@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Maintains databases and equipment
  • Provides systems/application analyses, design, development and implementation of programming projects to meet strategic plan
  • Generates correspondence to graduate applicants/students regarding admission, enrollment and policy information
  • Generates reports to program faculty regarding admissions and student progress
 
Sophia Zaner Ms. Sophia Zaner
Outreach & Compliance Coordinator
Office: Faculty Center, Rm. 151H
Phone: 361.825.3675
Email: Sophia.Zaner@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Manage day-to-day GROW suite operations
  • Assists with the coordination of GROW and College of Graduate Studies events
  • Assists with GROW and College of Graduate Studies social media
  • Assists with student compliance processing
 

Graduate Advisors

 
Dr Alexandra Shaw Dr. Alexandra Shaw
Academic Advisor
Office: Faculty Center, Rm. 214
Phone: 361.825.2968
Email: Alexandra.Shaw@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Graduate Academic Advisor
  • Advising for the College of Education and Human Development
 
Ms. Ronnie Emanuel Ms. Ronnie Emanuel
Academic Advisor
Office: Center for Instruction, Rm. 365
Phone: 361.825.2654
Email: Ronnie.Emanuel@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Graduate Academic Advisor
  • Advising for the College of Science and Engineering
 
Ms. Elizabeth Rivera Ms. Elizabeth Rivera
Academic Advisor
Office: Island Hall, Rm. 350E
Phone: 361.825.2568
Email: Elizabeth.Rivera@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Graduate Academic Advisor
  • Advising for the College of Nursing and Health Sciences
 
 
Ms. Cindy Sheehy Ms. Cindy Sheehy
Academic Advisor
Office: Faculty Center, Rm. 222
Phone: 361.825.2174
Email: Lucinda.Sheehy@tamucc.edu

Services provided:
  • Graduate Academic Advisor
  • Advising for the College of Liberal Arts

LOCATION
Faculty Center, Rm. 151 Faculty Center map

ADDRESS
College of Graduate Studies
6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5843
Corpus Christi, TX 78412

Phone: 361.825.2174
Fax: 361.825.2755
Email: gradcollege@tamucc.edu

OFFICE HOURS
Monday-Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.