Rounding Up Community

Dr. Chris Boleman ’96 ’00 ’03 educates youth, entertains the masses and connects people as president and CEO of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

True Loves

Harold “Hal” Hardcastle ’53 found three loves—current wife Peggy, late wife Pat and his agricultural profession—at Texas A&M University and beyond.

Research to Feed a Growing World

The Norman Borlaug Institute helps agriculture scholars achieve their potential and solve global issues.

A Taste for Travel

Avid travelers Kathy ’81 and Robert “Robby” Denton ’80 use unique planned giving ingredients to whip up a winning scholarship recipe for Aggies.

Driven to Give Back

Bobette ’73 and John Grant find a unique way to get more from their assets and help their future “Aggie children.”

Skinners Donate Family Land

Debbie '79 and Mack Skinner '79 find a creative way to make their family ranch even more meaningful.

10 Tips and Tricks for Spring Gardening

Gardening expert and nursery owner Barry Johnson ’87 shares simple advice every Aggie can follow to go from gardening novice to green thumb.

Planning for Innovation

Explore five planned gifts that are inspiring innovation on Texas A&M University's campus.

A Cowboy’s Legacy

Texas lawman and cattle rancher T. Michael O’Connor ’77 reflects on a passion for service and sustainability.

Ties That Bind

The Garcia family’s generational giving to Texas A&M University strengthens their bond to Aggieland and one another.

Growing Good Kids

The Junior Master Gardener program uses the garden as a classroom for children to learn about nature, responsibility and leadership.

Leading from the Front

Dr. Josie Coverdale ’99 left a phenomenal legacy in the equine science department that lives in the hearts of those she cared for most.

Never Forgotten

Bulinda and Jerry Ebanks are planning gifts so their sons will live on through others.

Cultivating Future Farmers and Ranchers

Barbara and Jimmie Steidinger use a charitable remainder unitrust to support tomorrow's Aggie agriculturalists.

A Cut Above

Plans for a new, state-of-the-art facility promise to make Texas A&M's meat science program stronger than ever.

We Asked: What is Your New Year's Resolution?

Read what deans and leaders across campus are resolving to do in 2021 to increase opportunities for Aggieland's students, faculty and staff.

A Family Legacy of Sustainability and Education

How the Frisbie family’s legacy gift will support agriculture, ecosystems and education at Texas A&M University.

Rooted in Service

Five program directors within the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service speak on their initiatives’ unique impacts on Texans across the state.

Beating the Odds

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

Cultivating Tomorrow’s Texans

A look at Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s unique history and how it continues to play a vital role in impacting Texas citizens and beyond.

Extending AgriLife Education

Dr. Martha Couch uses her Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experience to pay it forward in a planned gift to support future 4-H educators.

Advancing Academics

Learn how chairs, professorships and fellowships support researchers and faculty members who contribute to Texas A&M University’s excellence.

From Cattle Yards to Courtrooms

Cari Rincker ’02 uses her hardworking agricultural background to excel in her law career.

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.

Major Gift Establishes Norman Borlaug Endowed Research Scholars Program

A $1 million gift from Cactus Feeders establishes the Norman Borlaug Endowed Research Scholars Program at Texas A&M University.

More Than A Great Chicken Sandwich

Jerald Huggins ’97 finds success as a Chick-fil-A franchise owner in College Station.

Saddles to Scholarships

Determination and grit define participants in the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, a giant scholarship fundraiser for college-bound Texas youth.

Rooted in Research

A gift in a will allows Texas A&M University’s Pecan Endowment to strengthen its roots for future growth.

The Gift That Grows

The Schob Preserve, a gift of land willed from the late Dr. David Schob, gives students hands-on opportunities for design and research projects.

Advancing Texas' Health

Texas A&M AgriLife creates a state-wide roadshow to showcase how we can better align agriculture with human needs to lower health care costs.

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.

Future Focused

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

The Prime Cut

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

Long-Term Plans

Millennials Chase ’10 and Kalyn Georg Carroll ’12 ’14 prove that you’re never too young for a planned gift.

Divine Designs

Established through an estate gift, the Benz School of Floral Design educates students on the sophisticated art of floral arranging.

Sweet Treats for Social Causes

Tyler Merrick ’00 is changing the world, one pack of gum at a time.

Grand Opening of the Leach Teaching Gardens

Texas A&M University celebrates the grand opening of the Leach Teaching Gardens on campus.

Time to Sprout

The Gardens at Texas A&M University will debut a seven-acre paradise next spring.

Texas A&M’s Center for Coffee Research and Education Percolates with Ideas to Support Coffee Farmers, Industry

Texas A&M’s Center for Coffee Research and Education enhances the quality of life for coffee farmers and industry stakeholders.

Poultry Perks

A $150,000 gift made nearly 20 years ago by Emanuel Glockzin Jr. '72 continues to bolster Texas A&M’s poultry judging team.

The Renaissance Rancher

Bill Thomas ’68 brings culture to the country on his 3,000-acre ranch.

Out Of This World Food

For 10 years, the e-Beam center at Texas A&M has helped astronauts stay well fed.

Hacienda Santa Clara Gives Aggies Home Base to Explore Real-World Issues and Cultural Experiences

A former maguey plantation in central Mexico has been reborn as a premier study-abroad option for Texas A&M University faculty and students.

Mini Tractors, Many Rewards

In the agricultural mechanics industry, involvement in a tractor design competition called Aggie Pullers can help you land your dream job.

Texas A&M Foundation Received $5 Million Gift to Create Program in Food Diversity

Texas A&M Foundation received a $5 million gift through the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of America to establish a program in food diversity.

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.

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.