CARES Act: Big Gifts. Big Deductions.

Thanks to a few rare opportunities offered by the CARES Act, you might be able to give more to charity in 2020 than you originally planned.

A Letter from the President

Hear from Foundation President Tyson Voelkel '96 on how he views the holidays as a season of gratitude.

Texas A&M Foundation Celebrates Outstanding Student Leaders in 13th Maroon Coats Class

The Texas A&M Foundation welcomed 27 students into its 13th class of Maroon Coats.

Texas A&M Foundation Awards $2.3 Million in Scholarship Support to 1,200 Aggies

125 incoming freshmen received Endowed Opportunity Awards and 149 incoming freshmen received Foundation Excellence Awards.

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.

Texas A&M Foundation Appoints Dan Allen Hughes Jr. to Board of Trustees

Dan Allen Hughes Jr., president and CEO of the Dan A. Hughes Company and Hupecol Operating Company, joins the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees.

$5 Million Gift Supports Student Veteran Resources at Texas A&M University

The gift will create a permanent home for the VRSC, endow on-campus veteran programs and provide matching funds for veteran scholarships.

$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.

Sugar and Mike Barnes establish endowment for industrial and systems engineering, department named in their honor

In honor of the 80th anniversary of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Sugar and Mike Barnes have created naming gift.

Michael Pia Joins Texas A&M Foundation as Chief Investment Officer

Pia will lead the Foundation’s investment team and help drive critical decisions for the success of Texas A&M's long-term investment pool.

Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees Announce Outstanding Student Award Recipient

The Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees named Isolde Parrish ’20 as the recipient of the Foundation’s eighth Outstanding Student Award.

12th Can Conducts Food Drive for Aggies Facing Food Insecurity During COVID-19 Pandemic

The 12th Can and the Texas A&M Foundation are organizing a food drive to assist students, faculty and staff facing food insecurity during COVID-19.

Protecting Aggies: COVID-19 and Your Hacking Risk

Brandon Neff ’99 and Dr. Joe Tidwell ’99, owners of SCAN13, explain how you can protect yourself from two common hacking threats during COVID-19.

Texas A&M Foundation Hosts Second Annual Exploration Day

Fully-immersive event showcased four high-impact research and academic initiatives by Texas A&M University students and faculty.

Luna Appointed to Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees

Gina Luna '95 joins the Texas A&M Foundation's Board of Trustees.

Texas A&M Foundation Honors Dr. Henry L. “Sonny” Presnal ’57 with Partner in Philanthropy Award

The Texas A&M Foundation has selected Dr. Henry L. “Sonny” Presnal ’57 as a recipient of its 2020 Partner in Philanthropy Award.

The Selling Point

Reynolds and Reynolds expands its relationship with Texas A&M by committing a $4 million gift to name the Sales Leadership Institute.

Teaching Generosity

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

Finding Their Voice

Texas A&M University’s PATHS Program prepares students with disabilities for independent living and the workforce.

Engineering an Alternative Path

By partnering with community colleges, Texas A&M and Chevron are ensuring that tomorrow’s engineers more closely resemble today’s Texans.

These 12 Aggies are Leading by Example

Stories of selfless service on campus and abroad.

Maroon in the Deep

Aggies in the Nautical Archaeology Program follow their passion by excavating, solving shipwreck mysteries and helping to conserve sunken treasures.

A Taste of Texas

Texas A&M University’s viticulture and enology programs support industry producers in growing high-quality wines within the state’s natural terroir.

4 Ways the Texas A&M College of Medicine is Answering the U.S. Military’s Physician Roll Call

From a new Department of Military Medicine to expanded partnerships with the Corps of Cadets, check out the progress.

A Lifetime of Adventure

Patsy Kott ’90 championed the Rec Sports' Outdoor Adventures program. A memorial scholarship in her name supports students who share her same spirit.

Agent of Change

Lynn Hagan ’77 uses matching gift funds from Chevron to establish the first endowment for the Texas A&M Women’s Resource Center.

Future Focused

Showcasing the impact of planned gifts during the Lead by Example campaign.

A Quiet Way of Giving

Laurie Hagemaier reflects on her late father’s legacy of generosity as his planned gift takes effect.

Military Man

Sally Old Houdayer honors her father’s World War II and Cold War military service through a bequest for Corps of Cadets scholarships.

The Voice of Aggieland

In their 125th year, the Texas A&M Singing Cadets are celebrating their history.

Sustaining Teaching Excellence

The Marie M. and James H. Galloway Foundation donates a ranch to support Texas A&M’s Center for Teaching Excellence.

Werner the Wonder Dog

Texas A&M University veterinarians collaborate to successfully operate on a canine with a rare tumor.

Introducing the Physicianeers

Why is this mother-daughter team helping Texas A&M merge technology and health care? The reasons are many.

Medicare 101

Dr. Michael Morrisey answers your most common questions about Medicare.

Endless Support

The power of endowed funds.

Pay It Forward, Ags!

Shane Frazier ’98 makes an IRA beneficiary gift to support Mays Business School.

Texas A&M Foundation Hosts Inaugural Exploration Day

The Texas A&M Foundation welcomes generous benefactors to Aggieland for Exploration Day.

Family Tradition

Sisters and scholarship recipients Sarah ’19 and Emily Cooley ’19 are only months away from achieving their goal of becoming Aggie nurses.

Lee Lowery ’60 Scholars Program Honors Legacy of Teaching

In recognition of Dr. Lee Lowery’s more than 60 years of teaching, former students are creating a scholarship program in his name.

Set in Stone

A look at the Bryan-College Station company that has created monuments for Texas A&M’s campus since 1999.

A Family Legacy Ringed by Tradition

Ashley Ralph ’19 receives her great-grandfather’s class ring, symbolizing a family legacy that spans 100 years of Aggie heritage.

The Prime Cut

44 Farms makes a gift for the International Beef Cattle Academy, which advances beef production knowledge to students across the globe.

Building Leaders

John R. Carmichael III ’73 created a gift in his will to support the Mays Business School Master of Real Estate Program.

Embracing the Journey

New Heritage members Patricia ’93 and Edward McGruder ’89 pave a path for future students through a planned gift.

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.

Lemmons Appointed to Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees

William “Billy” Lemmons, founder and managing partner of EnCap Flatrock Midstream, joined the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees on July 1.

Engineering Standout

The College of Engineering recognized six former students with its 2018 Outstanding Alumni Award, including Carl Jaedicke ’73.

Hole-In-One

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

Odessa Couple Receives Texas A&M Foundation’s Highest Honor

The Texas A&M Foundation has recognized Rhonda and Frosty Gilliam Jr. ’80 as 2018 recipients of the prestigious Sterling C. Evans Medal.

Rush Harvey Joins Texas A&M Foundation as Director of Investments

This week the Texas A&M Foundation announced the hire of Rush Harvey, who assumed the role of Director of Investments on Feb. 1.

Texas A&M Foundation Provides University $90.8 Million

The Texas A&M Foundation will make $90.8 million available to Texas A&M University as a result of donations during the past fiscal year.

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.

An Online Forum Brings Aggies Together in Harvey's Wake

Learn how you can help Aggies in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Mays Business School’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship to be Named After Legendary Entrepreneur Arthur “Artie” McFerrin Jr. ’65

Arthur McFerrin Jr. will continue to inspire Aggies through the renaming of Mays Business School’s Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship.

Paletta Appointed to Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees

Lou Paletta, a founding partner and the chief operating officer of Kildare Partners, joined the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees on July 1.

Three Couples Receive Texas A&M Foundation's Highest Honor

The Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees recognized three couples as recipients of the Sterling C. Evans Medal.

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.

Texas A&M Foundation Celebrates 10 Years of Maroon Coats, New Inductees

The Texas A&M Foundation honored its 10th class of Maroon Coats at a coating ceremony on Sunday, April 9.

Texas A&M Foundation Receives $20 Million Commitment to Name Hagler Institute for Advanced Study

The Texas A&M Foundation received a $20 million gift to rename the Institute for Advanced Study in honor of Jon L. Hagler '58.

Former Texas A&M Foundation Chairman Bob Surovik ’58 Passes Away, Leaves Lasting Legacy

Former Texas A&M Foundation Chairman Bob J. Surovik ’58 passed away Feb. 7 at the age of 80. He left a legacy of leadership and support for Texas A&M.

Texas A&M Foundation Names Three Recipients of Partner in Philanthropy Faculty Award

The Texas A&M Foundation named Janet Bluemel, her husband John A. Gladysz, and M. Edward Rister as recipients of its Partner in Philanthropy Award.

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.

A Taste of Texas A&M

One camp at Texas A&M helps kids explore their passions before they get to college.

Tyson Voelkel Will Take Office in January 2016

The Texas A&M Foundation’s Board of Trustees announced the selection of Tyson Voelkel '96 as its new president.

Texas A&M Foundation Provides University a Record $88 Million

In its newly released annual report, the Texas A&M Foundation announced it will make a record $88.2 million available to Texas A&M University.

Bob Jordan ’85

This week’s Bugle Call salutes Bob Jordan, Class of ’85!

Betty Ann Graves

This week’s Bugle Call salutes Betty Ann Graves, who first came into the Aggie Family when she married her late Aggie husband, Dick Graves ’51.

Texas A&M Announces Major Initiative to Address Real World Issues

Texas A&M announced today the launch of a $4 billion comprehensive campaign to address major societal challenges facing the state, nation and world.

Carolyn ’69 and Thomas Adair ’57

The Texas A&M Foundation honored Carolyn '69 and Thomas '57 Adair with a Bugle Call at the Texas A&M vs. South Carolina football game on October 31.

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.

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

Donald Zale ’55 and Gerald Ray ’54

The Texas A&M Foundation honored Donald Zale and Gerald Ray with a Bugle Call at the Texas A&M vs. Nevada football game on Sept. 19.

BOB BYRNS '74

The Texas A&M Foundation honored Bob Byrns with this year's first Bugle Call at the Texas A&M vs. Ball State football game on Sept. 12.

FISHIN' WITH FRANKS AWARD RECIPIENTS

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.

We've Got a New Look!

Welcome to our new and improved Texas A&M Foundation website.