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Helping Students Succeed Through a Healthy Diet

Finding or cooking a healthy and nutritious meal can be difficult for most people, but for college students this can be especially hard. Texas A&M University offers a wide variety of healthy meal options for students on campus, but the vast majority of students will eventually have to grocery shop and cook for themselves. While [...]

Helping Students Succeed Through a Healthy Diet 2017-10-26T09:53:35+00:00

Division Update – February 16, 2017

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT AFFAIRS Leah J. and John R. Allen ’76 established a Sul Ross Scholarship benefiting worthy and deserving members of the Corps of Cadets for years to come. The family of Cooper S. Allen, III made a gift to name a Choral Ensemble Practice Room in the Music Activities [...]

Division Update – February 16, 2017 2017-10-26T09:53:41+00:00

Finding Mental Health Support on Campus

One of the defining features of the traditional college experience is the first real sense of independence many students are exposed to, however the pressures of life can often times be overwhelming. Higher rates of mental health issues, depression and increased stress levels have risen recently in college students throughout the country. According to national [...]

Finding Mental Health Support on Campus 2017-10-26T09:53:46+00:00

Division Update – February 1, 2017

DISABILITY SERVICES Insightful Connections, a student organization focused on blindness advocacy and awareness, will host a discussion panel on February 6th from 5:30 p.m. - 6:45p.m. in MSC 2501. Several students and Disability Services staff members will facilitate the panel, which will pose questions about living life, attending classes and engaging our campus community with [...]

Division Update – February 1, 2017 2017-10-26T09:53:53+00:00

Student Spotlight – Carling Repass ’18

As a junior International Studies major, Carling Repass first got involved in the Division of Student Affairs’ Memorial Student Center (MSC) Open House as a sophomore. “I was looking for opportunities to get involved on campus and to be a part of something that was at the heart of Texas A&M University,” Repass said. The [...]

Student Spotlight – Carling Repass ’18 2017-10-26T09:53:59+00:00

Student Spotlight – Kameron Turner ’19

For 10 years the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) Breakfast has been an annual and staple event on the Texas A&M University campus. While this event has had the incredible fortune to bring many prestigious and well-known speakers in the past, this years’ director, Kameron Turner, decided to incorporate her passion into her overall [...]

Student Spotlight – Kameron Turner ’19 2017-10-26T09:54:04+00:00

Division Update – January 18, 2017

CORPS OF CADETS The Corps of Cadets had 59 new members join for the spring semester, which includes 6 out of state students and 8 international students. With the addition of these new freshmen the Corps started the spring semester with 2,405 cadets. The Corps of Cadets will host a grand opening ceremony of the [...]

Division Update – January 18, 2017 2017-10-26T09:54:09+00:00

Prestigious A&M Conference Prepares New Generation of Black Leaders

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 [...]

Prestigious A&M Conference Prepares New Generation of Black Leaders 2017-10-26T09:54:15+00:00

Student Spotlight – Michelle Alvarez ’18

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 [...]

Student Spotlight – Michelle Alvarez ’18 2017-10-26T09:54:22+00:00


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 [...]