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 [...]
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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 [...]
RECREATIONAL SPORTS Find out what’s going on at Rec Sports this month by visit http://tx.ag/RecMay2017 for more details. The May 2017 Interim Group RecXercise Schedule will be in effect May 3rd through May 26th learn more at http://tx.ag/GroupFitInterim Yoga for Warriors will have a two day certification which will be held at the Rec Center [...]
The Texas A&M University Singing Cadets will spread the spirit of Aggieland to the Northeastern United States during a four-day tour, with performances for a former U.S. president and British prime minister, and a televised appearance on “Fox and Friends.” Tomorrow (May 19), 62 Singing Cadets will perform on the set of “Fox and Friends” [...]
The remains of an Aggie Air Force pilot have been recovered and positively identified, 48 years after he was shot down during the Vietnam War. Col. William “Bill” Campbell ’52 will be interred in May at Arlington National Cemetery with his wife. His family learned just before Christmas that the military had identified remains found in 2014 through [...]
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 [...]
The first DSA Award was given in 1976, three years after the inception of the Division of Student Affairs itself. Through the years hundreds of awards have been presented to both the division and Texas A&M University staff. The awards and this special recognition edition of the Division Update distinguish outstanding contributions within the division [...]