Leadership Lessons in the Great Outdoors

Outdoor Adventures partners with Zachry Leadership Program for river excursion. Members of the Zachry Leadership Program and Outdoor Adventures paddled the Buffalo National River in Arkansas in August. “You can’t travel together in a remote setting or in close quarters without building a strong team,” said Sarah Schneider, an Outdoor Adventures coordinator at [...]

Here to Help Aggies Succeed

The first year of college can be a scary and exciting time for anyone starting on this new adventure. This is a time in your life in which most of you start to become independent and sometimes have to make hard decisions, such as: Is a Whataburger run really necessary at 2 a.m.? The answer [...]

These Soldiers Are Now Scholars

“Warrior Scholar Project was a huge success at Texas A&M University.” After 21 years of serving as an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Army, Felicia Martinez is ready to start her journey through higher education. Last week she and 18 other students participated in Texas A&M University’s (TAMU) first-ever Warrior-Scholar Project to [...]

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 [...]