The Southwestern Black Student Leadership Conference offers professional development opportunities to black students attending Texas regional universities. KaieEssence Bodden ’17 describes herself as an introvert who prefers spending time with small groups instead of large crowds. While she still relishes those small group interactions, the New Orleans native has honed her ability to lead larger [...]
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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 [...]
U.S. Senator John Cornyn and Secretary of the Army Eric Fanning spent part of this Veteran’s Day speaking with active duty and veteran Texas A&M University students about the triumphs and challenges of transitioning from the military to college. Fanning noted he was delighted to spend Veteran’s Day at Texas A&M, known to be a [...]
The rich musical tradition of Texas A&M University extends beyond the two most visible Aggie ensembles, the Fightin’ Texas Band and the Singing Cadets. Along with those storied groups, the Division of Student Affairs’ Department of Music Activities serves over 1,300 students who participate in four concert bands, three choirs, two jazz bands, two orchestras, [...]
Texas A&M University, noted for its long and rich military history, will observe Veterans Day Friday (Nov. 11) with various events, along with some starting Wednesday, that will honor Aggie veterans and current military personnel and also those who made the ultimate war-time sacrifice. Many of the activities are being coordinated by Texas A&M’s Veteran [...]
The USAA Educational Foundation and the Texas A&M University Financial Planning Program are joining forces to launch a first-of-its-kind financial readiness program. Open to all students, while targeted specifically to the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets and veterans on campus, the program is designed to help military leaders of the past, present and future make [...]
CORPS OF CADETS The Corps of Cadets will conduct a Corps main campus march-in on Saturday, October 8 at 1:00 pm. The Corps will pass in review through campus on October 8th, before the Tennessee game. To view the map for the March-in on Campusclick here. The Corps of Cadets celebrated its 140th birthday with [...]
BECKY GATES CHILDREN’S CENTER The Children’s Center will celebrate Grandparent’s and Significant Persons Day on Friday, September 9th with a continental breakfast, visits, and activities in the children’s classrooms. Grandparent’s will share breakfast, story reading, arts and crafts and other activities in the classrooms to honor the important place they have in the children’s lives. [...]
HOWDY! On behalf of the entire Division of Student Affairs, we are pleased to welcome each of you to the start of an exciting academic year at Texas A&M University. Special greetings to the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2020 who kicked off a new tradition by taking their class photo on Kyle Field. As [...]
ExCEL Helps Aggies from Under-Represented Communities Find Ways to Connect on Campus Lyndon Pryor ’04 isn’t sure where he would be today without Texas A&M University’s ExCEL program. The Houston native remembers struggling academically and having difficulty finding his place on campus as a historically underrepresented student during his freshman year. He considered dropping [...]