Serving Others Through Leadership

As the Corps grows, the Hollingsworth Center for Ethical Leadership prioritizes building servant leaders of character.

Aggieland on the Horizon

Annie ’98 and Chris Scheumack ’96 find a way to stay connected and help Aggies discover the magic of Texas A&M University.

A War Hero's Wish

Alan Stahlman remembers his heroic father, 1st Lt. Bobby Stahlman ’45, and honors his last wishes to support the Corps of Cadets.

Honoring a Tradition

Former Bush School student and planned giving scholar Antonio Ramos-Michael ’20 prepares for a life of service.

Texas A&M: The Military College of Texas

Twenty years after being designated the Military College of Texas, Texas A&M continues to offer an exemplary military education.

Planning for Innovation

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

A Life Well Loved

Jim Crews ’57 honors his beloved late wife, Sue, by supporting the Corps of Cadets, one of their favorite Texas A&M University traditions.

An Aggie Investment

Through a planned gift to multiple areas of Texas A&M University, Michael B. Cox ’77 is investing in the future of Aggieland.

Creating New Leadership Dimensions

A planned gift from Barbara and Donald Zale ’55 will support the Corps of Cadets, the Center for Retailing Studies and the College of Liberal Arts.

Cadet Spotlight: Griffin Shimkus '22

After decades of molding minds at Texas A&M, the late Dr. Bill Anthony ’71 continues impacting students like cadet Griffin Shimkus ’22.

Ties That Bind

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

Straight from Miss Rev

Ever wonder what Miss Rev is thinking? You heard it here first.

Flying High

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.

Flight Path to the Future

After a lifetime of piloting, Lt. Col. Darryl English ’71 is back in Aggieland, supporting the Corps of Cadets and encouraging others to serve.

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 Brighter Future for Texas A&M Cadets

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

'It's Just Another Corps Trip, Boys'

“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.

A Life of Leadership

Acting Under Secretary for Management in the Department of Homeland Security Randolph D. “Tex” Alles ’76 credits the Corps for his leadership skills.

A Woman's Mission

Rebecca Brune creates a planned gift to empower cadets pursuing careers in cybersecurity and international intelligence affairs.

Worldly Wisdom

From military leaders to prominent policymakers, the MSC Student Conference on National Affairs has brought top officials to campus since 1955.

Did You Know...

...that the Corps of Cadets' staff insignia and the Ross Volunteers' sash were created by John Sharp '72 and Jarvis Miller '50?

Building Outstanding Character

Cadet Hajin Seo '21 shares how the the Corps of Cadets is committed to creating leaders.

Cyber Warriors

The Corps of Cadets' Cyber Operations Special Unit fosters future generations of cyber professionals by cadets in cyber warfare and defense.

Ambassadors of the Aggie Spirit

Meet this year's Yell Leaders and learn how you can help them preserve the Aggie Spirit by contributing to the Yell Leader Endowment.

Investing in Excellence

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

Long-Lost Portrait

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.

In Good Company

The Lonestar Company (Company L-1) class of '73 has created a $100,000 scholarship for future cadets.

Give a Gift, Match a Gift

Members of the ExxonMobil A&M Club have utilized ExxonMobil’s matching program to commit nine endowments supporting Aggies.

In Good Company

Inspired by his experience in Company E-2, Al Wheeler ’63 and his wife, Judi, created a Keepers of the Spirit Scholarship to support cadets.

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.

A Historical Look at the "Keepers of the Spirit"

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.

The Dillingham Legacy Drives On

A charitable gift annuity the late Mike Dillingham ’35 created in 2004 now supports cadets.

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.

Taking Command

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

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.

Marching Behind the Band

Glen Hunt Jr. ’61 was an Aggie of his own generation, but his impact will be heard for generations to come.

Givers from Within

Meet four Texas A&M faculty and staff members who established planned gifts as another way of giving back to the university.

The Spirit of Aggieland Abroad

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

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.

Future Focused

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

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.

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.

Mapping the Road to Success

Sam and Barney Gershen ’69 support students in the Corps of Cadets and Mays Business School on their journey through Texas A&M.

Benefit the Corps with Tax Smart Giving

The use of a charitable IRA rollover is a unique philanthropic opportunity that can also benefit you through significant tax advantages.

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.

Ask the Archivist: Texas A&M During World War I

In honor of the centennial of the U.S. involvement in World War I, we take a journey back 100 years to what life was like on campus during this time.

Aggie Veterinarian and Professor Honors Fallen Texas A&M Soldiers

Lt. Col. Roy Tisdale ’92 is describe as a true servant leader. After his death, many have honored him with gifts back to the university he loved.

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.

Where There's a Will, There's a Way

Zou and Boyd Cherry '67 established gifts in their wills to impact Texas A&M students and programs.

The Call to Serve

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

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.

A Charitable Gift Annuity Combines Giving and Receiving

Marijo and Bob English '46 established a charitable gift annuity to benefit the Corps of Cadets and their family.

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.


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.

Friendswood Couple Commits 3 million to Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets

Tony and Zoe Buzbee of Friendswood have pledged $3 million to the Texas A&M Foundation to support the Corps of Cadets