CORPS OF CADETS Next fall, Company G-1, "The Ramblin' Rogues," and Squadron 5, "The Filthy Fifth," will once again be a part of our Corps of Cadets. These will be the tenth and eleventh outfits we have reactivated in the last 5 years. Both Reactivation Ceremonies will take place on Friday, August 26th, just before [...]
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Serving Well Those Who Have Served June 16, 2016 In an effort to help relieve the financial stress experienced by many of Texas A&M University’s more than 1,150 veterans, the Veteran Resource and Support Center (VRSC) announced a new scholarship initiative for veterans and their spouses last fall. The initiative, which outlines three tiers of [...]
BECKY GATES CHILDREN’S CENTER The Children’s Center will be involved in study and investigation units on the beach, animals found in water, dinosaurs and a study of bees. Our monthly picnics and “fun with water” splash activities will also begin this month. We have a group of returning kindergarten “Little Aggies” and two children enrolled [...]
The Conference The Gilbert Leadership Conference is a seven week leadership development program that leads to a four-day conference for freshmen delegates at Texas A&M University. For 10 years, GLC has inspired and challenged freshmen to learn about character, service and involvement; and how to incorporate these values into their lives throughout their college career [...]
CORPS OF CADETS On May 7th the Corps of Cadets conducted Final Review at Simpson Drill Field where the Corps formally bid farewell to the class of ‘16. The Association of Former Students and Texas A&M University selected twelve Aggies to receive the highest honor bestowed upon a former student, the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Of [...]
Texas A&M University is now known as one of the most military and veteran friendly universities in the nation and is a premiere location for many veterans seeking higher education after their military service. However, many are unprepared for the mental transition it takes to go from active military duty to a being student in [...]
Timothy Rhea, director of Music Activities at Texas A&M University, has been elected president of the American Bandmasters Association (ABA), one of the highest honors in the band profession. Following a long analysis of candidates, officials with ABA say Rhea, one of the youngest conductors elected to membership in the association, was voted president at [...]
Meet the Mascot Corporal, Gavin Suel '19 For most Texas A&M students, Parents’ Weekend means visiting with family and getting a couple of free meals. But for newly-selected Mascot Corporal Gavin Suel, that weekend changed his life. On April 8, Suel, a freshman kinesiology major, was named the mascot corporal in the Corps of Cadets– the [...]
2016 Division of Student Affairs Awards Recipient Randy Matson ’67 Association of Former Students Award Raye Leigh Stone – Memorial Student Center Judy Marrs – University Center & Special Event Risa Bierman – Offices of the Dean of Student Life Awards of Distinction - Individual Amanda Flores, Memorial Student Center Cory Arcak, Memorial Student Center [...]
As a first generation college student and sophomore sociology major, Amanda Gomez came to Texas A&M University purely because it was a tier-one research institution. However, Gomez quickly came to love the Aggie community that made A&M feel like home. Gomez elaborates by saying, “Since I am a first generation college student, I never felt [...]