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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 [...]


Putting Aggieland on the Arts & Culture Map

When students think of Shakespeare, Texas A&M University may not be the first image that comes to mind, but the Division of Student Affairs’ University Art Galleries (UART) is striving to bring a wide range of art and culture exhibits to campus and the community. Located on the first and second floors of the Memorial [...]

Putting Aggieland on the Arts & Culture Map2017-10-26T09:55:35+00:00

Division Update – August 18, 2016

BECKY GATES CHILDREN’S CENTER Five staff members recently attended a training at St. Ambrose University in Iowa on the Project Approach. It was a week of intensive training focused on implementing the Project Approach in early childhood classrooms conducted by the leading experts on Project Approach. Preparation of the classrooms for a new year is [...]

Division Update – August 18, 20162017-10-26T09:55:43+00:00


Final Corps Leadership Learning Centers Open On Friday, Aug. 5th, the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University opened the final two of four planned Leadership Learning Centers (LLCs) The Susan and Michael J. Plank ’83 Leadership Learning Center and the Stephen C. Ash ’87 Leadership Learning Center will help facilitate the academic success of [...]

A 21ST CENTURY EDUCATION2017-10-26T09:55:50+00:00


When Mauri ’09 and Aaron King ’09 sat down to create their wills, they knew they wanted to give back to their alma mater in whatever way they could. Their love for all things Texas A&M—the traditions, spirit, and community—led the couple to establish a planned gift for the Aggie Muster Endowment managed by the [...]


Staff Wellness Fund Provides New Opportunities

In December of 2015 the Division of Student Affairs received funds from Texas A&M University to be used for professional and personal staff growth. Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Tom Reber, has been spearheading the committee charged with using these funds to organize staff development and wellness programs. “This is an opportunity to give [...]

Staff Wellness Fund Provides New Opportunities2017-10-26T09:56:05+00:00

Division Update – August 8, 2016

BECKY GATES CHILDREN’S CENTER The children at Becky Gates Children’s Center have enjoyed splash days, picnics and movies this summer. Five teachers attended the Project Approach Summer Institute in Iowa in July. They spent the week training with experts in the field of early childhood. The new semester at Becky Gates begins on August 22nd. [...]

Division Update – August 8, 20162017-10-26T09:56:10+00:00

Division Update – July 22, 2016

CORPS OF CADETS The Corps of Cadets will host the grand opening ceremony for the Stephen C. Ash ’87 Leadership Learning Center and the Susan & Michael J. Plank '83 Leadership Learning Center on Friday, Aug. 5th on the Texas A&M University campus. The event will begin with a reception at 5:00 p.m. in the Sanders Corps of [...]

Division Update – July 22, 20162017-10-26T09:56:15+00:00

Division Update – July 7, 2016

BECKY GATES CHILDREN’S CENTER The Children’s Center is in the process of continuing our summer learning units. Topics include: Oceans, Camping, Summer Fun, All About Zoos, Ice Cream, Dinosaurs Families participated in our Annual July 4th Parade and Barbecue lunch. The children wore red, white and blue and decorated costumes and banners. Close to 200 [...]

Division Update – July 7, 20162017-10-26T09:56:20+00:00

Division Update – June 30, 2016

CORPS OF CADETS The Corps of Cadets has been busy supporting this year’s New Student Conferences and we currently have over 600 incoming freshman signed up to join, helping us reach the goal to recruit 900 total freshman. We expect to start the school year with over 2,600 cadets, the largest corps since 1970. DISABILITY [...]

Division Update – June 30, 20162017-10-26T09:56:25+00:00