Texas A&M Joins Elite Group of Host Campuses for Warrior-Scholar Project

While fall classes on the Texas A&M University campus don’t begin until later in August, 20 prospective students—all U.S. enlisted veterans—will take their seats in a classroom on campus Sunday morning to begin an immersive weeklong academic boot camp designed to teach them good study habits and ease their transition to college life. It’s the [...]

STUDENT VETERANS JOIN ROUNDTABLE WITH SEN. JOHN CORNYN & SEC. OF THE ARMY ERIC FANNING

U.S. Senator John Cornyn and Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning spent part of this Veteran’s Day speaking with active duty and veteran Texas A&M University students about the triumphs and challenges of transitioning from the military to college. Fanning noted he was delighted to spend Veteran’s Day at Texas A&M, known to be a [...]

Aggie Mindfulness

HOWDY! On behalf of the entire Division of Student Affairs, we are pleased to welcome each of you to the start of an exciting academic year at Texas A&M University. Special greetings to the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2020 who kicked off a new tradition by taking their class photo on Kyle Field. As [...]

CREATING A WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT

ExCEL Helps Aggies from Under-Represented Communities Find Ways to Connect on Campus Lyndon Pryor ’04 isn’t sure where he would be today without Texas A&M University’s ExCEL program. The Houston native remembers struggling academically and having difficulty finding his place on campus as a historically underrepresented student during his freshman year. He considered dropping [...]

Putting Aggieland on the Arts & Culture Map

When students think of Shakespeare, Texas A&M University may not be the first image that comes to mind, but the Division of Student Affairs’ University Art Galleries (UART) is striving to bring a wide range of art and culture exhibits to campus and the community. Located on the first and second floors of the Memorial [...]

COUPLE CREATES PLANNED GIFT FOR AGGIE MUSTER

When Mauri ’09 and Aaron King ’09 sat down to create their wills, they knew they wanted to give back to their alma mater in whatever way they could. Their love for all things Texas A&M—the traditions, spirit, and community—led the couple to establish a planned gift for the Aggie Muster Endowment managed by the [...]

Staff Wellness Fund Provides New Opportunities

In December of 2015 the Division of Student Affairs received funds from Texas A&M University to be used for professional and personal staff growth. Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Tom Reber, has been spearheading the committee charged with using these funds to organize staff development and wellness programs. “This is an opportunity to give [...]