The Spirit Marches On

The late Marjorie Munn planned a gift to memorialize her husband, Walter ’43 that will help students carry on the Munns’ legacy of generosity.

A Brother's Love

Joshua Rohleder ’13 honors his siblings by making gifts to support special needs education at Texas A&M University.

A Brighter Future for Texas A&M Cadets

Two cadets succeed in Aggieland with the help of a memorial planned gift.

Aggieland’s Sharpshooter

A decorated competitive shooter, Meagan Harrington ’21 has her sights set on becoming a nurse anesthetist and paying it forward to future Aggies.

A Mission for Mars

Eric Imhoff ’22 is exploring a way to grow food on Mars, thanks to a planned gift from the late Martha and Eugene Neugebauer ’41.

Beating the Odds

Evan Lu '22 is working toward his dream of becoming an orthodontist thanks to help from an Endowed Opportunity Award.

Drilling Into the Past

Through a combination cash and estate gift, Ken Williams ’45 has helped position Texas A&M as a national leader in geosciences and climate science.

Piloting Support for Students

Robert "Bob" Dunham ’63 is giving back through an endowed scholarship and a gift of real estate that will benefit the College of Science.

Power of the Law

Greg Franklin ’03 ’17 and his wife, Danielle ’02, are supporting the future of the Texas A&M School of Law with a scholarship for Aggie law students.

Tradition with a Twist

Through continued financial support for the organization, Fish Camp can remain “an Aggie’s first tradition” for years to come.

A Noble Pursuit

Noble Knight Gutierrez ’22 proves that the late Louise Milliken’s planned gift is truly creating leaders in Aggieland.

Texas A&M Names 297 Winners of Prestigious Scholarships

A President’s Endowed Scholarship is considered the most prestigious academic merit scholarship awarded by Texas A&M.

Investing in Excellence

The late Jay Kregel ’89 left his legacy to support first-generation Aggies like Mirna Cardenas ’18.

$2.6 Million Gift Supports First-Generation Students at Texas A&M University

The gift will bolster the university's efforts to support first-generation students as they navigate collegiate life.

Gig 'em, Grads!

Three Texas A&M University graduating seniors share about their time at Texas A&M and how the scholarships they received impacted their lives.

Soaring Spirit

Cherilyn Haley and her War Hymn-whistling cockatiel, Sonny, continue to carry on the Aggie Spirit of her late husband, Bill Haley ’51.

Fueling Future Geologists

Cyd and Tom Kelly ’53 ’55 use a planned gift to enhance their current support for the College of Geosciences.

Defining Generosity

The initial investment of a planned gift made by Peggy and John Hill '44 in 1987 has nearly doubled and is now making a powerful impact on campus.

Planting the Aggie Spirit

An online survey helped the Texas A&M Foundation direct Sandra Schneider's planned gift to support her passions.

Rock-Solid Generosity

Debbi ’74 and Dr. Gregg Dimmick ’74 use an annuity to impact future Aggies by honoring a professor who forever changed their lives.

Taking Command

The Hollingsworth Center for Ethical Leadership in the Corps of Cadets is developing a template to create leaders of character.

An Ambitious Future

The new Dean’s Scholars Award initiative in the College of Engineering is helping attract the nation’s top prospective freshmen.

Howdy, Mason Alexander-Hawk '20

Get to know Mason Alexander-Hawk ’20, a graduate student and fellowship recipient at the Bush School of Government and Public Service.

Standing for Service

A new gift established by the Class of 1980 will fund an annual award to honor graduating seniors who exemplify selfless service.

A Scientist's Mind with a Servant's Heart

Meet Jacob Wright ’23: an Aggie and Brockman Scholar from Eagle Pass, Texas, who has a heart to change the world and the mind to make it happen.

Giving from the Heart

Betty and Frank Thurmond ’51 express their love for Texas A&M University through four charitable gift annuities and multiple other endowments.

It's a Giant World Out There

…and Amy ’91 and Robert Bacon ’91 want students to experience it. How their planned gift will help students go global.

Teaching Generosity

Mays Business School’s Strategic Philanthropy course teaches students the principles of generosity and philanthropy.

The Wide Receiver Passes It Back

NFL star and former Aggie standout Mike Evans ’15 establishes scholarships at Texas A&M University to support students from his hometown.

Closing Chapters and Turning Pages

Drs. Charles “Chuck” Hermann and Lorraine Eden establish a fellowship to support future generations of public servants at the Bush School.

The Spirit of Aggieland Abroad

Since 2011, the Corps of Cadets’ International Excursions Program has afforded students the chance to study abroad.

The Name of the Game

Law student Lora Naismith ’18 ’21 talks about her legal goals while sharing her last name’s legacy.

Opportunities from Obstacles

Regents’ Scholar and first-generation student Henry Hernandez ’21 gave back to his community and was rewarded with help when he needed it most.

On the Ride of His Life

Fat Tire Bike Tours founder David Mebane ’98 on exploring the world and running his international business of fun.

Inspiring Innovation

Marlene Lepkoski ’90 establishes the first endowed gift for the Texas A&M School of Innovation.

Bringing Industry into the Classroom

Through a $1 million gift, Marilyn and Don Lummus ’58 are helping the College of Engineering attract professors with real-world experience.

Breaking the Mold

Merari Boffill '18 shares her love of learning to impact students the way teachers impacted her.

Deep in the Heart

Bernadette and Jerry Hajek Jr. create an endowed scholarship for Hart Hall residents in memory of their late son.

Trusting the Process

New Heritage members Michelle ’88 and Todd Steudtner ’87 will use their estate to expand their existing Texas A&M scholarships.

Planned Gift Supports President’s Endowed Scholar

When Tate Banks ’20 talks about his future, he lights up at the prospect of opportunities that await him.

The Domino Effect

After receiving a PES while he was at Texas A&M, Travis Owens ’06 and his wife Shan Wang are giving a scholarship of their own for Aggie engineers.

Making Room for Music

Gifts from Elizabeth and Paul ‘Haskell’ Motheral ’52 highlight the beginning and end of the fundraising campaign for the new Music Activities Center.

Texas A&M President's Endowed Scholarship Program Celebrates 50 Years

Since 1968, the President’s Endowed Scholarship program has been inspiring high-achieving students to make Texas A&M their school of choice.

Brockman Foundation Creates Full-Ride Scholarship Program for Texas A&M Students Majoring in STEM Fields

A unique five-year degree program is now available to Texas A&M University incoming freshmen who major in a STEM field.

Girls Blossom in Aggie STEM Camp

Sandy Wilkinson ’86 honors her late father with a program that encourages girls to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math.

A Little Piece of Texas Goes a Long Way

Sandy and Les Pittman ’74 reap multiple benefits through the charitable remainder unitrust established through the Foundation.

A Mother's Love

Capt. John Moore ’66 honors his mother’s legacy through an IRA charitable rollover gift.

The Power of Green Engineering

Student and scholar Bryton Praslicka ’19 is working to incorporate smart bus stops across Texas A&M’s campus.


Former Texas A&M University athletes complete funding for a Foundation Excellence Award at the eighth annual Aggie Legends Golf Classic.

Life Insurance Gift Benefits Petroleum Engineering Department

Marilyn and Steve Miller ’79 designate the Texas A&M Foundation as owner and beneficiary of their $1 million life insurance policy.

Worlds Apart: English and Engineering

Scholarship created by C.C. Burton ’42 assist students in English and Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.

Unconquered and Unconquerable

Scholarship recipient Morgan Gray ’16 ’18 hopes to apply her public service education as an advocate for the Chickasaw Nation.

Texas A&M Breaks Ground on $40 Million Music Activities Center

Construction is now underway to build a new state-of-the-art Music Activities Center for the university’s orchestras, choirs and bands.

Dream Chaser

Oscar Gonzalez ’18 finds his home in Aggieland as a Science Leadership Scholar.

Santa's Special Surprise

Brenda and Glenn Dresner '69 gift their Aggie children endowed scholarships for Christmas.

Texas A&M Foundation Trustees Honor Outstanding Students

The Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees named Brenda Castillo '17 and Joshua Sutton '17 as recipients of its fifth Outstanding Student Award.

Battling Book Costs

With the assistance of Aggie Shields, veterans like Zachary Butler ’17 are relieved of textbook costs.

Friendship Inspired Gift to Liberal Arts

Carol '77 and Ross Frazer '77 created the Ray A. Rothrock ‘77 Music Scholarship, awarded based on merit to two students pursuing music degrees.

Aggie Parents Inspired By Others

Steve and Linda Phillips created two scholarships to fund industrial distribution and early childhood education students.

Planned Gift Supports Female Graduates from the College of Geosciences

Ben Vaugn '74 designated a planned gift from his life insurance policy to establish an endowed scholarship for women studying geology and geophysics.

Back to School

Sally Ryan, a 54-year old teacher, is inspiring those who think a college degree from Texas A&M University is too expensive and out of their reach.

Scholarships Give Military Veterans Time to Finish Degree

A five-year-old boy raids his piggy bank to contribute to the Aggie Veteran Freedom Scholarship made in the memory of his great-grandfather.

Live, Learn, Lead

The Leadership Living Learning Community is an innovative program that gives freshmen a unique experience with a focus on leadership.

Nancy '90 & Mark '88 Browning Encourage Students to Pay it Forward

Mark Browning '88's position at the Texas A&M Foundation inspired him and his wife, Nancy '90 to endow a liberal arts scholarship.

Aggie Creates Gift Before Starting Afghanistan Job

Before James H. Johnson ’86 started a job in Afghanistan last year, he wanted to finish an important item on his to-do list: establish a planned gift.

Four Stories Share the Power of Honorary and Memorial Giving

Whether you want to find a unique way to express gratitude or treasure a loved one, an honorary or memorial gift combines generosity with inspiration.

Regents' Scholars Program Helps First-Generation Student Become a Leader

Kimberly Berry '16 is a Regents' Scholar from the College of Liberal Arts who is pursuing her degree in Performance Studies with a minor in Business.

Scott Perkins '17 Carries on Physics Family Tradition at Texas A&M

James "Cory" '12 and Casey '14, graduated from Texas A&M with degrees in physics, and the youngest, Scott '17, is following in their footsteps.

The Call to Serve

United States Naval pilot Clay Huber '12 demonstrates leadership with a planned gift.

Recent Grads Bring First Hand Experience to Regents Scholarship Program

Former Regents' Scholars Sydney Van Wyk ’13 and Ana Davila ’15 were so inspired by the program that they are now its full-time coordinators.

Texas A&M Faculty Couple Funds Fellowship for Graduate Students

Distinguished Professor of Statistics Raymond J. Carroll and Marcia G. Ory created the Graduate Fellowship in Statistics to benefit graduate students.

Rooted in Texas A&M

Carolyn ’69 ’75 and Thomas Adair ’57 ’65 created a significant planned gift to ensure that all of their assets will benefit Texas A&M.

Kevin Brice Andrews '11

The Texas A&M Foundation honored Kevin Brice Andrews '11 with a Bugle Call at the Texas A&M vs. Alabama football game on October 17.

Two of a Kind

Ray Davis created a $25,000 endowment to memorialize his friend John Willis ’92 after he passed away from cancer.

Cadet Feature: Ray Dilworth

This is cadet Ray Dilworth. He is a member of D Company (the Combat Veterans Outfit) in the Corps of Cadets and is a veteran of the U.S. Army.

Charles Pence ’51

The Texas A&M Foundation honored Charlie Pence with a Bugle Call at the Texas A&M vs. Mississippi State football game on Oct. 3

Endowment Established to Support Graduate Program in Meat Industry

A contribution from an Aggie businessman to the Department of Animal Science will ensure a promising future for a new program.


Sixteen students who attended Texas A&M’s Fish Camp this summer have been randomly selected as recipients of the $1,000 “Fishin’ With Franks” awards.

Aggie Finance Grad Establishes Need Based Liberal Arts Scholarship

Thomas Smith III ’63 and his wife Phyllis have chosen to support liberal arts students by establishing an endowment for a need-based scholarship.

10 Reasons to Create an Endowed Scholarship

Texas A&M attracts donors who have the means and generous spirit to fund scholarships. Consider these 10 benefits to funding an endowed scholarship.


Michelle Keller ’92 is designating a percentage of her estate to fund a scholarship for future students who desire to study abroad.