Aggies reflect on the September 11 attacks 20 years after the tragedy changed America forever.
...compete in the Olympics? find internet fame? appear on Jeopardy? travel to space? go viral? Five former students share their out-there experiences.
The Junior Master Gardener program uses the garden as a classroom for children to learn about nature, responsibility and leadership.
Learn how your extra retirement assets can benefit you and loved ones while creating an impact at Texas A&M University.
All companion animals are special. Some are extra special. Pete ’72 and Michelle Gerukos’ golden retriever, Shaker, was one of a kind.
Katherine ’88 ’00 and Dr. David Toback created Fish Camp scholarships to ensure more students enjoy the full Aggie experience.
A counseling psychology student assistance fund is being established in honor of Dr. Tim Elliott.
Dr. Josie Coverdale ’99 left a phenomenal legacy in the equine science department that lives in the hearts of those she cared for most.
Twins Michael ’91 and Sean McPherson ’91 took their Aggie core values to the skies as they flew the president and vice president of the United States.
Joshua Rohleder ’13 honors his siblings by making gifts to support special needs education at Texas A&M University.
Did you know that Aggie songs have echoed to space as a wake-up call for the astronauts of three NASA space shuttle missions?
In celebration of Father’s Day this weekend, these Aggies honor their dads through giving to future Aggie generations.
Dr. Angela Clendenin ’91 and Dean Shawn Gibbs reflect on their experiences of leading Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response.
Gemini Industries is supporting the Intelligence Community through an endowed lecture series at the Bush School’s new Washington D.C. teaching site.
Eight Aggie recipients of the Medal of Honor are featured in the MSC Hall of Honor for going above and beyond for their country.
Creating a matching opportunity or utilizing matching funds provided by other donors is a powerful way to double your impact at Texas A&M University.
Raise Your Hand Texas is providing students studying special education the financial security and confidence to pursue the career they love.
With the help of impactful initiatives, leaders at Texas A&M University at Galveston are working to ensure everyone has a place at the island campus.
Created in 2012, this award recognizes students who succeeded in college despite experiencing personal or family financial challenges.
“The Last Corps Trip” poem is read every year at Muster ceremonies around the world and lives on as a beacon of the Aggie Spirit.
Dr. Donna Lang ’88 is investing in the future of maritime pursuits by creating an endowed scholarship for former Sea Scouts.
Acting Under Secretary for Management in the Department of Homeland Security Randolph D. “Tex” Alles ’76 credits the Corps for his leadership skills.
Texas A&M University’s Center for Heritage Conservation works to conserve historic sites by utilizing new technologies and community engagement.
The Kalluvilayil siblings established a Foundation Excellence Award in honor of their parents’ dedication to education.
Trained by the best, Aggie graduates of the Intelligence Studies Program are making their mark in the world as covert operatives and analysts.
An endowment is one of the most powerful gifts you can create for Texas A&M. Discover more about this meaningful philanthropic tool in our new video!
From military leaders to prominent policymakers, the MSC Student Conference on National Affairs has brought top officials to campus since 1955.
Plans for a new, state-of-the-art facility promise to make Texas A&M's meat science program stronger than ever.
A Foundation Excellence Award is allowing John-Beloved Osho ’22, a psychology major, to pursue his dream of attending medical school.
A pioneering duo brought multicultural and urban education to Texas A&M University. Now, a campaign is underway to endow a continuing lecture series.
...that the Corps of Cadets' staff insignia and the Ross Volunteers' sash were created by John Sharp '72 and Jarvis Miller '50?
The Corps of Cadets' Cyber Operations Special Unit fosters future generations of cyber professionals by cadets in cyber warfare and defense.
After leading the monumental Panama Canal expansion, Ilya Espino de Marotta '85 inadvertently became an inspiration for women engineers worldwide.
Read what deans and leaders across campus are resolving to do in 2021 to increase opportunities for Aggieland's students, faculty and staff.
Here are some of the best moments of last year, summarized in photos.
A lifelong Aggie, Dr. Elizabeth Crouch ’91 holds her dream job in Texas A&M’s College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences.
Despite challenges faced nationwide and here in Aggieland, this year was also filled with incredible stories about the Aggie Spirit!
Four construction science graduates, led by Joseph “Jay” Vaughn III ’19 and Stefan Gresham Jr. ’18, relive their journey to building Opifex.
By utilizing gift-matching programs like Michelle '88 and Todd Steudtner ’87, you can generate extra financial support for Texas A&M.
Along with 105 other Aggies by the Sea, Mario Rodriguez ’21 is being honored with a Texas A&M University at Galveston endowed scholarship.
On Veterans Day 2020, consider how you can make a difference for our nation’s heroes by giving to one of these seven opportunities.
The namesakes of these five campus buildings left a unique legacy on Texas A&M University.
Five program directors within the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service speak on their initiatives’ unique impacts on Texans across the state.
Marty ’88 and Rubén Hinojosa create the first endowment in perpetuity for Texas A&M University’s Higher Education Center at McAllen, Texas.
Learn how you can use mineral rights and royalties to make a difference for current and future Aggies through a donation to the Texas A&M Foundation.
Texas A&M University’s Department of Biomedical Engineering plans to create a makerspace to help students develop innovative medical devices.
Five Aggies from the Class of 1953 recall their freshman “fish” year at “The Annex,” known today as RELLIS.
In the show “Restoring Galveston,” former Texas A&M-Galveston students Ashley ’09 and Michael Cordray ’06 fix the city, one run-down house at a time.
Evan Lu '22 is working toward his dream of becoming an orthodontist thanks to help from an Endowed Opportunity Award.
Mike and Cassie McClung establish the Avery Elise McClung Endowed Memorial Aggie ACHIEVE Scholarship in honor of their 12-year-old daughter.
The Texas A&M University Disaster Relief Fund has assisted 568 students with financial hardships surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
From high above campus, the Aggie Doppler Radar provides unparalleled opportunities for meteorology students to survey the skies.
Discover the story behind this 1943 painting of Texas A&M’s original mascot that hangs in the Sam Houston Sanders Corps of Cadets Center.
Texas A&M University looks to empower foster care students with the launch of the Supervised Independent Living Program.
Through Texas A&M University’s Public Policy Internship Program, two Aggie graduates discovered a path that led them to Ivy League law schools.
A graduate fellowship was created in honor of former First Lady Barbara Bush for students at the Bush School of Government and Public Service.
Hollywood architect David Applebaum ’80 makes his living drawing up homes for clients from the silver screen.
These 10 Aggies share their experiences of working in health care during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Duncan and Kristen Maitland discuss the ins and outs of their biomedical engineering work at Texas A&M University.
The Lonestar Company (Company L-1) class of '73 has created a $100,000 scholarship for future cadets.
Created by the Czech Educational Foundation, the William J. Hlavinka '50 endowment hopes to bring Czech scholars to Texas A&M University.
Cari Rincker ’02 uses her hardworking agricultural background to excel in her law career.
The gift will create a permanent home for the VRSC, endow on-campus veteran programs and provide matching funds for veteran scholarships.
The gift will bolster the university's efforts to support first-generation students as they navigate collegiate life.
In honor of the 80th anniversary of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Sugar and Mike Barnes have created naming gift.
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.
Members of the ExxonMobil A&M Club have utilized ExxonMobil’s matching program to commit nine endowments supporting Aggies.
The North Dallas Bank & Trust Co. committed $1 million to support the Commercial Banking Program in Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School.
As another round of Texas A&M University graduates leave Aggieland, these five Maroon Coats reflect on their Aggie journey.
Aggie camaraderie led graduate student Stratton Muhmel ’14 ’18 to a novel gene therapy treatment that waged war against his deadly brain tumor.
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.
Cherilyn Haley and her War Hymn-whistling cockatiel, Sonny, continue to carry on the Aggie Spirit of her late husband, Bill Haley ’51.
Texas A&M’s Clinical Learning Resource Center educates Aggies entering the health care field through a series of realistic simulations.
The Texas A&M Transportation Institute’s innovative Teens in the Driver Seat® program educates high school students about safe driving.
A $1 million gift from Cactus Feeders establishes the Norman Borlaug Endowed Research Scholars Program at Texas A&M University.
From Pinky Wilson's WWI helmet to a long-lost Aggie ring, check out five unique items housed in the Sam Houston Sanders Corps of Cadets Center.
Jerald Huggins ’97 finds success as a Chick-fil-A franchise owner in College Station.
Esteemed faculty member Dr. James M. Griffin gives $500,000 toward two endowed professorships at the Bush School of Government and Public Service.
Do you know the history behind some of Texas A&M's campus sculptures? Take our 12-question quiz to find out.
Happy Leap Year! Dr. Kevin Krisciunas, associate professor in Physics and Astronomy, explains how this extra day helps keep our calendars in sync.
Former students create endowment to support the next generation of black Texas Aggies.
Determination and grit define participants in the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, a giant scholarship fundraiser for college-bound Texas youth.
Texas A&M's School of Law’s Family & Veterans Advocacy Clinic serves low-income individuals and veteran by assisting with an array of legal issues.
William “Rhett” Butler ’21 returned to school to become an oncologist as a way to honor his late brother’s battle with cancer.
Endowed with tradition and beautiful architecture, the Academic Building holds a lot of Texas A&M history within its walls.
Dr. Steve Martin ’98 ’08 discusses the cardiovascular benefits of exercise and how to practically implement fitness goals in the New Year.
Texas Target Communities, a partnership program in the College of Architecture, assists small communities in developing plans for their future.
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.
An online survey helped the Texas A&M Foundation direct Sandra Schneider's planned gift to support her passions.
The Hollingsworth Center for Ethical Leadership in the Corps of Cadets is developing a template to create leaders of character.
The Maroon Delegates are leading a fundraising effort for the construction of an Aggie ring statue at Texas A&M University at Galveston.
A new gift established by the Class of 1980 will fund an annual award to honor graduating seniors who exemplify selfless service.
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.
Dr. Frederick Chester ’83 explains the science behind earthquakes and how his research helps us better understand the Earth’s movements.
A new fund at the College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences honors the life of Dimitri del Castillo, a U.S. Army Ranger who died in combat.
The new Dean’s Scholars Award initiative in the College of Engineering is helping attract the nation’s top prospective freshmen.
Get to know Mason Alexander-Hawk ’20, a graduate student and fellowship recipient at the Bush School of Government and Public Service.
From creating the famous Ol’ Sarge character to collaborating with Stan Lee at Marvel Comics, Pete Tumlinson '42 left behind an artistic impact.
…and Amy ’91 and Robert Bacon ’91 want students to experience it. How their planned gift will help students go global.
Glen Hunt Jr. ’61 was an Aggie of his own generation, but his impact will be heard for generations to come.
Meet four Texas A&M faculty and staff members who established planned gifts as another way of giving back to the university.
Learn about dual-benefit gifts, which can help you support Texas A&M University while increasing your earnings!
Test out your Texas A&M history knowledge with a few questions derived from Aggie campusology booklets, which cadets have received since 1942.
The College of Education and Human Development is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Here’s a look at 12 moments that have shaped the college.
HelpLine is an after-hours mental health service offered by Texas A&M Counseling & Psychological Services.
Linda and Steve Vincent ’73 are taking their passion for international outreach to the Bush School of Government and Public Service.
Lou ’85 and Mark Houser ’83 offer their support to EnMed, an innovative new program that unites engineering and medicine.
The Schob Preserve, a gift of land willed from the late Dr. David Schob, gives students hands-on opportunities for design and research projects.
NFL star and former Aggie standout Mike Evans ’15 establishes scholarships at Texas A&M University to support students from his hometown.
Texas A&M University’s Spark! PK-12 Engineering Education Outreach Program engages students, teachers and families with STEM concepts.
Drs. Charles “Chuck” Hermann and Lorraine Eden establish a fellowship to support future generations of public servants at the Bush School.
How the GeoX summer camp program inspires high school students and became the College of Geoscience’s most reliable recruiting tool.
Patti and Tom Owens ’73 are helping Texas A&M University architecture students build their dreams, one scholarship at a time.
Since 2011, the Corps of Cadets’ International Excursions Program has afforded students the chance to study abroad.
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.
Law student Lora Naismith ’18 ’21 talks about her legal goals while sharing her last name’s legacy.
Check out these summer reads that deserve a spot on any Aggie's shelf!
By partnering with community colleges, Texas A&M and Chevron are ensuring that tomorrow’s engineers more closely resemble today’s Texans.
Aggies in the Nautical Archaeology Program follow their passion by excavating, solving shipwreck mysteries and helping to conserve sunken treasures.
Texas A&M University’s viticulture and enology programs support industry producers in growing high-quality wines within the state’s natural terroir.
From a new Department of Military Medicine to expanded partnerships with the Corps of Cadets, check out the progress.
Fat Tire Bike Tours founder David Mebane ’98 on exploring the world and running his international business of fun.
Marlene Lepkoski ’90 establishes the first endowed gift for the Texas A&M School of Innovation.
Through a $1 million gift, Marilyn and Don Lummus ’58 are helping the College of Engineering attract professors with real-world experience.
Disney Animation artist and visualization graduate Michelle Robinson ’91 lives where art and technology meet.
Sam and Barney Gershen ’69 support students in the Corps of Cadets and Mays Business School on their journey through Texas A&M.
Sarah Hlavinka ’86 establishes scholarships in the College of Liberal Arts and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences through a planned gift.
Susan Rodiek ’98, associate professor of architecture, researches how simple acts like gardening can positively impact the elderly.
Aggie couple Shannon ’86 and Wayne Roberts ’85 create largest planned gift in Mays Business School history.
Established through an estate gift, the Benz School of Floral Design educates students on the sophisticated art of floral arranging.
Tax tips from Andy Beakey ’84, a member of the Texas A&M Department of Accounting Advisory Council and tax partner at Ernst & Young.
Through two planned gifts, Elliot B. “Ben” Vaughn ’74 honors classmate and friend Patty Holyfield ’74
Merari Boffill '18 shares her love of learning to impact students the way teachers impacted her.
Donating appreciated securities can offer a wealth of benefits.
Two Texas A&M Foundation Maroon Coats complete a unique internship with Will Reed Jobs to help women enter the technology sector.
John Schenken ’98 creates an Endowed Opportunity Award in honor of his 99-year-old grandmother
Scholarships through the Texas A&M Foundation enabled Aaron Rose ’19 to embark on a transformative journey as a student researcher in the Caribbean.
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.
Gifts from Elizabeth and Paul ‘Haskell’ Motheral ’52 highlight the beginning and end of the fundraising campaign for the new Music Activities Center.
Tyler Merrick ’00 is changing the world, one pack of gum at a time.
A unique five-year degree program is now available to Texas A&M University incoming freshmen who major in a STEM field.
Mays Business School turns 50 years old this year. A celebration is scheduled for Sept. 7-8 that offers programming for current and former students.
How Texas A&M’s Maroon & White Leadership Program creates leaders with intention.
Sandy Wilkinson ’86 honors her late father with a program that encourages girls to explore careers in science, technology, engineering and math.
Plano couple taps corporate matching funds to establish scholarships for engineering and business students.
Reflecting on the Texas A&M College of Nursing’s 10th anniversary.
Vice President for Real Estate Services, Tim Walton ’90 explains why leaving a legacy for Texas A&M via real estate offers great benefits.
NFL officiating legend Red Cashion ’53 entertained fans for years with his famous first down call.
Rick and Kathy Spletter ’79 establish the first EnMed endowed scholarship to support transformative health care.
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.
Gay Family Scholarship supports future Aggie nurses.
The Bush School of Government and Public Service grooms students for cybersecurity careers.
Fletcher family establishes teaching and philanthropic legacy in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University.
Oscar Gonzalez ’18 finds his home in Aggieland as a Science Leadership Scholar.
Aggies in the College of Geosciences tackle the global water crisis in Costa Rica for their innovative service learning project.
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