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Collegiate Panhellenic Council

"Being a leader in the largest student organization on campus and being able to implement changes that impact a whole culture has taught me more than any classroom. My favorite part of Panhellenic is building up other women. I have changed as a person by becoming more compassionate and shifting my mindset from a [...]

Collegiate Panhellenic Council2018-03-21T13:29:17+00:00


My involvement in this campaign empowers me to create change and encourage responsible drinking habits among Texas A&M students. It has allowed me to give back to the Aggie community by helping students avoid falling into the trap of binge drinking, and it is building my understanding of audience analysis, as well as public [...]


Families within the Aggie Family

Residence Life has created two social support groups for historically underrepresented students living on campus. With a financial boost from a $25,000 college completion grant, the Department of Residence Life created two new programs to help Hispanic and African-American students living on campus feel more comfortable and confident with their [...]

Families within the Aggie Family2018-02-08T14:15:36+00:00

Flu Update

The cold/flu season is upon us! We have compiled some helpful information for you to help you through this season.  Be sure to visit the Student Health Services website at shs.tamu.edu/flu  for more information. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported widespread flu activity in all 50 states. These viral infections of the [...]

Flu Update2018-01-25T16:14:19+00:00

Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference (SBSLC)

I lead by example. A leader is someone who is driven, someone for whom you want to work hard. My position on the SBSLC board has helped me pour into others who are becoming leaders. Race, Health and Gender/Public Health in Psychology | Houston, Texas I try my best [...]

Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference (SBSLC)2018-01-26T14:22:59+00:00

Aggies to Aggies Focused on Embracing Diversity

Aggies to Aggies peer educators presenting a workshop for an organization on campus. “There are subtle gestures on campus that make some students feel unwelcome or excluded,” said Farren Fontenot, an Aggies to Aggies peer educator. “To personally feel that made me want to join an organization that could address [...]

Aggies to Aggies Focused on Embracing Diversity2018-02-01T12:09:38+00:00

Growing Aggie Leaders on Campus

Residence Life Recognized for Peer Mentor Training Program The College Reading and Learning Association announced this month that it had certified Texas A&M University’s Peer Mentor Training Program on the master level—the highest rating possible—through its International Mentor Training Program Certification process. It is the first time that the association has recognized [...]

Growing Aggie Leaders on Campus2018-01-22T10:22:50+00:00

Texas A&M University Students Design 3-D and Braille Campus Map

All students and campus visitors can better navigate the Texas A&M University campus through a 3-D and braille map located at the southeast entrance of the Memorial Student Center. Thanks to the mind of one bright mechanical engineering student, Tyler Wooten ’19, all students and campus visitors can better navigate [...]

Texas A&M University Students Design 3-D and Braille Campus Map2018-01-22T15:23:48+00:00