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Spirit Friday

The Division of Student Affairs is excited to introduce Spirit Days for the 2018 football season! For many Texas A&M University students, faculty, and staff, wearing maroon Aggie attire on the class / work day before home and away football games is a long-standing custom. Wearing your maroon Aggie attire is an [...]

Spirit Friday2018-09-20T16:57:41+00:00

A Musical Escape

Dr. Timothy Rhea, director of music activities at Texas A&M University, celebrates 25 years of shaping student lives through the power of music. At the young age of 5, Dr. Timothy Rhea fondly remembers gliding his hands across the black-and-white keys of his piano as he performed a song [...]

A Musical Escape2018-04-17T12:07:24+00:00

On a Mission to Shatter the Stigma

Texas A&M University’s new director of student counseling hopes to widen the campus lens on mental health. Mental illnesses affect 19 percent of the adult population, with more than 18 percent of those adults struggling with some type of anxiety disorder. However, only half of those affected receive treatment, often because of the [...]

On a Mission to Shatter the Stigma2018-04-06T15:04:57+00:00

Memorial Student Center Student Conference on Latinx Affairs (MSC SCOLA)

I think it’s very common for people to assume that all Hispanics/Latinos are the same and have the exact same culture. It’s just so eye opening to see different backgrounds and variations of cultures come together to share their experiences and perspectives. Being able to say that you had something to do with that [...]

Memorial Student Center Student Conference on Latinx Affairs (MSC SCOLA)2018-05-03T15:17:56+00:00

Resiliency – What does it mean to you?

Listen to five Texas A&M University students tell their stories of resiliency. Podcast by Justin Romack of TAMU Disability Services Animation by Zack Hillard, TAMU Division of Student Affairs

Resiliency – What does it mean to you?2018-03-02T08:34:30+00:00

INTRODUCING the Spectrum Living Learning Community

Beginning in fall 2018, the Spectrum Living Learning Community will give Texas A&M students the opportunity to surround themselves with Aggies connected to the autism population. Inclusive. Dynamic. Community. Understanding. Neurodiversity. All words used to describe the new Spectrum Learning Living Community (LLC), an innovative program that will launch [...]

INTRODUCING the Spectrum Living Learning Community2018-02-22T08:50:25+00:00

Khiem Pham ’18 – Student Spotlight

Industrial Distribution | Sugarland, Texas  | LessThanUThink Team Leader & Class Councils LessThanUThink (LTUT) In 2009 student teams competing in the American Advertising Federation's National Student Advertising Competition wanted to create an campaign that combats the nationwide issue of binge drinking on college campuses. The University of Alabama's team discovered that the [...]

Khiem Pham ’18 – Student Spotlight2018-02-21T12:28:33+00:00

Race, Identity, & Social Equity (RISE) Conference and Fellowship

I’m in Latino Males United, an organization in which I mentor freshmen Latino males. Much of my research ties into my presentation for the RISE Conference. I mentor many undocumented students, and I often see and talk with them about their fears and how it affects their educational experience. I try to support them [...]

Race, Identity, & Social Equity (RISE) Conference and Fellowship2018-02-02T09:25:49+00:00

Derek Zhou ‘ 19 – Student Spotlight

Business - Management Information Systems | Austin, Texas  |  Peer Mentor in the Leadership Living Learning Community (L3C) & Mentor for Mays Business School Freshman Business Initiative L3C & the Peer Mentor Program “L3C is a freshman leadership organization in which Texas A&M students can begin college in a community-based, [...]

Derek Zhou ‘ 19 – Student Spotlight2018-01-24T14:45:31+00:00

MSC Carter G. Woodson Black Awareness Committee

The MSC Carter G. Woodson Black Awareness Committee (WBAC) is rooted in history. My involvement in MSC WBAC has taught me that adapting and overcoming challenges is of utmost importance when leading an organization. The experience is one of service to the community of Texas A&M but it is also full of joy and [...]

MSC Carter G. Woodson Black Awareness Committee2018-01-19T15:05:06+00:00