Erica Ritter Aims to Enhance Programs at Becky Gates Children’s Center No stranger to hard work, Erica Ritter, who joined the Division of Student Affairs as director of the Becky Gates Children’s Center in late June, has been laser focused on what she can do to enhance programing and education to benefit the children [...]
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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 [...]
Student Health Services Partners with Southern Smash, Eating Recovery Center to “Smash” Negative Body Images
On Wednesday, October 18, Texas A&M University Student Health Services partnered with Southern Smash and the Eating Recovery Center to provide a scale smashing event for students. This event was hosted behind the A.P. Beutel Health Center and was intended to “smash” negative body images and provide resources for those who may be suffering [...]
Just one month ago, 19 prospective student veterans participated in Texas A&M University’s (TAMU) first-ever Warrior-Scholar Project to gain the skills necessary to compete at top universities. Four of those students...
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Sondra White, Texas A&M Division of Student Affairs BTHO Harvey, a grassroots organization comprised of Texas A&M University student volunteers, gathered enough relief supplies for victims of Hurricane Harvey on Saturday to fill an 18-wheeler and four moving trucks. During a spirited supply send-off rally on campus, about 150 Aggies volunteered to accept, sort [...]
“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 [...]
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 [...]
Former director of The Big Event at Texas A&M University creates endowment to reduce student membership fees. “To know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.” Kelly Boatright '92 with her husband Kyle and 6-year old son Alex, who she hopes will be a member of [...]