H.R. No. 1356
         WHEREAS, A number of honored guests from Texas A&M
  University-Corpus Christi are gathering at the State Capitol on
  April 18, 2011; and
         WHEREAS, Tracing its origins to the founding of the
  University of Corpus Christi in 1947, this notable institution
  opened its doors as Texas A&I University at Corpus Christi in 1973;
  four years later, the school's name was changed to Corpus Christi
  State University, and it joined The Texas A&M University System in
  1989; and
         WHEREAS, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi became a
  four-year comprehensive university in 1994; in the following
  decade, it added the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, and its
  president and chief executive officer, Dr. Flavius Killebrew,
  implemented Momentum 2015, a 10-year plan to become the flagship
  university for South Texas; and
         WHEREAS, Today, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi has an
  enrollment of more than 10,000 students from 48 states and 67
  countries; it offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in
  the colleges of business, education, liberal arts, science and
  technology, and nursing and health sciences; designated by the
  federal government as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, it helps
  students close educational gaps within a supportive, multicultural
  learning community; the school also promotes involvement in
  athletics through its intercollegiate program of 14 men's and
  women's sports as a member of the Southland Conference and NCAA
  Division I-AAA; and
         WHEREAS, Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi provides its
  students with an exceptional education and a solid foundation for
  future success, and in so doing, it contributes to the continued
  vitality and prosperity of the Lone Star State; now, therefore, be
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 82nd Texas
  Legislature hereby recognize April 18, 2011, as Texas A&M
  University-Corpus Christi Day at the State Capitol and extend to
  all those associated with this esteemed institution sincere best
  wishes for continued success; and, be it further
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for the university as an expression of high regard by the
  Texas House of Representatives.
Straus Gonzales of Williamson Morrison
Aliseda Gonzalez Munoz, Jr.
Allen Gooden Murphy
Alonzo Guillen Naishtat
Alvarado Gutierrez Nash
Anchia Hamilton Oliveira
Anderson of Dallas Hancock Orr
Anderson of McLennan Hardcastle Otto
Aycock Harless Parker
Beck Harper-Brown Patrick
Berman Hartnett Paxton
Bohac Hernandez Luna Pena
Bonnen Hilderbran Perry
Branch Hochberg Phillips
Brown Hopson Pickett
Burkett Howard of Fort Bend Pitts
Burnam Howard of Travis Price
Button Huberty Quintanilla
Cain Hughes Raymond
Callegari Hunter Reynolds
Carter Isaac Riddle
Castro Jackson Ritter
Chisum Johnson Rodriguez
Christian Keffer Schwertner
Coleman King of Parker Scott
Cook King of Taylor Sheets
Craddick King of Zavala Sheffield
Creighton Kleinschmidt Shelton
Crownover Kolkhorst Simpson
Darby Kuempel Smith of Harris
Davis of Dallas Landtroop Smith of Tarrant
J. Davis of Harris Larson Smithee
S. Davis of Harris Laubenberg Solomons
Deshotel Lavender Strama
Driver Legler Taylor of Collin
Dukes Lewis Taylor of Galveston
Dutton Lozano Thompson
Eiland Lucio III Torres
Eissler Lyne Truitt
Elkins Madden Turner
Farias Mallory Caraway Veasey
Farrar Margo Villarreal
Fletcher Marquez Vo
Flynn Martinez Walle
Frullo Martinez Fischer Weber
Gallego McClendon White
Garza Menendez Woolley
Geren Miles Workman
Giddings Miller of Comal Zedler
Gonzales of Hidalgo Miller of Erath Zerwas
  Speaker of the House     
         I certify that H.R. No. 1356 was adopted by the House on April
  18, 2011, by a non-record vote.
  Chief Clerk of the House