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Division Update – April 21, 2016

BECKY GATES CHILDREN’S CENTER Our classrooms are doing a unit of study on healthy bodies and have had several speakers come to share their knowledge. A teaching assistant shared her knowledge of germs with a few classes and a parent did a hand washing experiment with our two year olds, just to name a few. [...]

Division Update – April 21, 2016 2017-10-26T09:57:40+00:00

Division Update – April 6, 2016

DISABILITY SERVICES The ACE Awards will be presented on Wednesday, April 13th. The Disability Services’ award winners are: Dr. Cris Heaps Professor and Assistant Department Head from the Veterinary Physiology & Pharmacology Department. He won the Partners in Learning of Excellence Award. This award recognizes a staff member, faculty member, or administrator who has actively [...]

Division Update – April 6, 2016 2017-10-26T09:57:47+00:00

Division Update – March 30, 2016

BECKY GATES CHILDREN’S CENTER The Children’s Center was re-accredited for another five years through SACS AdvancED Early Learning Accreditation The strengths noted were the curriculum, the developmentally appropriate practices in the classroom, the interactions among the staff with children, and the connections with families through parent participation in the program and center events The team [...]

Division Update – March 30, 2016 2017-10-26T09:57:52+00:00

John Kelty ’16 – Launching Forward

Texas A&M University provides students with unique leadership and service opportunities that promote personal and professional growth. John K. Kelty, Class of 2016, is utilizing these experiences to expand and develop his skills in preparation for launching forward in his career.   Kelty came to Texas A&M University as a veteran of the United States [...]

John Kelty ’16 – Launching Forward 2017-10-26T09:57:57+00:00

Rusty Thompson ’85 Endowed Memorial Aggie Ring Scholarship

IN HONOR OF RUSTY THOMPSON   The Division of Student Affairs at Texas A&M University and The Association of Former Students, along with the Thompson family are proud to share with you the opportunity to support the Rusty Thompson ’85 Endowed Memorial Aggie Ring Scholarship An online auction has been created to raise money and [...]

Rusty Thompson ’85 Endowed Memorial Aggie Ring Scholarship 2017-10-26T10:06:26+00:00

Division Update – March 16, 2016

CORPS OF CADETS On the weekend of March 5th – 6th all outfits in the Corps competed in the Annual Cadet Challenge The competition includes three major events: The Bloody Cross, The Obstacle Course & A Mud Run The Cadet Challenge and Fittest Cadet winners will be announced at Parents Weekend On Saturday, March 5th, [...]

Division Update – March 16, 2016 2017-10-26T09:58:11+00:00


On Saturday, March 12, 2016, the Division of Student Affairs said goodbye to a beloved member of our family. Russell W. “Rusty” Thompson‘85, Director of Student Activities passed away due to complications from a recent heart attack. Rusty, as we all knew and loved him, leaves us with far more than a void in our [...]



Corps Announces Second Female Commander Cecille Sorio ’17, the current Third Wing sergeant major for the Corps of Cadets, was selected as the new Corps Commander for the 2016-2017 school year Tuesday.Originally from San Antonio, Sorio grew up in Germany. After her mother died, Sorio decided to only consider universities in Texas in an effort to [...]

BIG BOOTS TO FILL 2017-10-26T09:58:22+00:00

Division Update – February 17, 2016

BANDS & MUSIC ACTIVITIES Texas A&M University Wind Symphony Concert will be held on Saturday, February 20th beginning at 2:00pm in the College Station High School Auditorium The Aggie Band will be preforming in the Houston Livestock Show Parade on Saturday, February 27th Singing Cadets concert tour dates for the Dallas/Waco area are February 19th [...]

Division Update – February 17, 2016 2017-10-26T10:00:22+00:00


USA Today Poll Ranks the Aggie Band As No. 1 in the Nation Every precise formation is mapped out by hand by director Dr. Timothy Rhea, senior associate director Lt. Col. Jay Brewer and associate director Capt. Travis Almany.USA Today’s College Football Fan Index shows Texas A&M University’s Fightin’ Texas Aggie Band leading the national list.“For those [...]

MUSIC TO OUR EARS 2017-10-26T09:58:36+00:00