Mandy Zalmanek '20 - Student Spotlight Agricultural Economics College Station, Texas Fightin' Texas Aggie Band (baritone) & Aggie Pullers Corps Bonds “Instantly, on the first day of college, I had 20 best friends. When you live together and experience nearly everything together 24/7, bonds are strong. I’m not [...]


End of An Era: Corps Commander, Basketball Player Michalke Reflects on Her Time at Texas A&M

When she arrived on campus in 2012, Alyssa Michalke’s goals for her time at Texas A&M University were modest enough. One, she wanted a challenge. Two, she wanted to distinguish herself in some way from her more than 60,000 peers. How she went from a culture-shocked freshman in a lecture hall larger than her high [...]

End of An Era: Corps Commander, Basketball Player Michalke Reflects on Her Time at Texas A&M 2017-10-26T09:52:20+00:00

Student Spotlight – Hanah Romer

When Hanah Romer enlisted in the United States Marine Corps at age 18 she had originally planned to serve 4 years, however 10 years later Romer, a married mother of two children, was ready to leave her military life to pursue her passions and continue her education. Texas A&M University quickly topped the list of [...]

Student Spotlight – Hanah Romer 2017-10-26T09:53:05+00:00

Student Spotlight – Carling Repass ’18

As a junior International Studies major, Carling Repass first got involved in the Division of Student Affairs’ Memorial Student Center (MSC) Open House as a sophomore. “I was looking for opportunities to get involved on campus and to be a part of something that was at the heart of Texas A&M University,” Repass said. The [...]

Student Spotlight – Carling Repass ’18 2017-10-26T09:53:59+00:00

Student Spotlight – Kameron Turner ’19

For 10 years the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Breakfast has been an annual and staple event on the Texas A&M University campus. While this event has had the incredible fortune to bring many prestigious and well-known speakers in the past, this years’ director, Kameron Turner, decided to incorporate her passion into her overall [...]

Student Spotlight – Kameron Turner ’19 2017-10-26T09:54:04+00:00

Student Spotlight – Michelle Alvarez ’18

Going off to college is always a huge milestone in life and students are faced with new challenges every day. The Division of Student Affairs’ Department of Residence Life is striving to make living on campus a unique and positive experience. Through safe, sustainable, and state of the art facilities Residence Life provides numerous housing [...]

Student Spotlight – Michelle Alvarez ’18 2017-10-26T09:54:22+00:00


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 [...]

THE MOST FAMOUS LEGS IN AGGIELAND 2017-10-26T09:57:18+00:00


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 [...]

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Amanda Gomez ’18 2017-10-26T09:57:29+00:00

John Kelty ’16 – Launching Forward

Texas A&M University provides students with unique leadership and service opportunities that promote personal and professional growth. John K. Kelty, Class of 2016, is utilizing these experiences to expand and develop his skills in preparation for launching forward in his career.   Kelty came to Texas A&M University as a veteran of the United States [...]

John Kelty ’16 – Launching Forward 2017-10-26T09:57:57+00:00


Texas A&M is participating in the Student Experience at the Research University survey (Aggie SERU) again this year.  The survey, sent to all undergraduate students, covers many topics from academic to co-curricular. In the last couple of years, for example, we have been able to look at the data to know about their engagement in service [...]

Que SERU, SERU? 2017-10-26T09:58:55+00:00