CORPS OF CADETS On May 7th the Corps of Cadets conducted Final Review at Simpson Drill Field where the Corps formally bid farewell to the class of ‘16. The Association of Former Students and Texas A&M University selected twelve Aggies to receive the highest honor bestowed upon a former student, the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Of [...]
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Texas A&M University is now known as one of the most military and veteran friendly universities in the nation and is a premiere location for many veterans seeking higher education after their military service. However, many are unprepared for the mental transition it takes to go from active military duty to a being student in [...]
Timothy Rhea, director of Music Activities at Texas A&M University, has been elected president of the American Bandmasters Association (ABA), one of the highest honors in the band profession. Following a long analysis of candidates, officials with ABA say Rhea, one of the youngest conductors elected to membership in the association, was voted president at [...]
Meet the Mascot Corporal, Gavin Suel '19 For most Texas A&M students, Parents’ Weekend means visiting with family and getting a couple of free meals. But for newly-selected Mascot Corporal Gavin Suel, that weekend changed his life. On April 8, Suel, a freshman kinesiology major, was named the mascot corporal in the Corps of Cadets– the [...]
2016 Division of Student Affairs Awards Recipient Randy Matson ’67 Association of Former Students Award Raye Leigh Stone – Memorial Student Center Judy Marrs – University Center & Special Event Risa Bierman – Offices of the Dean of Student Life Awards of Distinction - Individual Amanda Flores, Memorial Student Center Cory Arcak, Memorial Student Center [...]
As a first generation college student and sophomore sociology major, Amanda Gomez came to Texas A&M University purely because it was a tier-one research institution. However, Gomez quickly came to love the Aggie community that made A&M feel like home. Gomez elaborates by saying, “Since I am a first generation college student, I never felt [...]
Since 2001, April has been observed nationally as Sexual Assault Awareness Month, which aims to raise public awareness and bring education to communities about sexual assault and sexual violence. The Offices of the Dean of Student Life (ODSL) at Texas A&M University is not only looking to bring awareness about these issues during the month [...]
BECKY GATES CHILDREN’S CENTER Our classrooms are doing a unit of study on healthy bodies and have had several speakers come to share their knowledge. A teaching assistant shared her knowledge of germs with a few classes and a parent did a hand washing experiment with our two year olds, just to name a few. [...]
DISABILITY SERVICES The ACE Awards will be presented on Wednesday, April 13th. The Disability Services’ award winners are: Dr. Cris Heaps Professor and Assistant Department Head from the Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology Department. He won the Partners in Learning of Excellence Award. This award recognizes a staff member, faculty member, or administrator who has actively [...]
BECKY GATES CHILDREN’S CENTER The Children’s Center was re-accredited for another five years through SACS AdvancED Early Learning Accreditation The strengths noted were the curriculum, the developmentally appropriate practices in the classroom, the interactions among the staff with children, and the connections with families through parent participation in the program and center events The team [...]