Long Live Camp Toback
Aug 31, 2021After being honored as Fish Camp namesakes in 2013, Texas A&M physicist Dave Toback and his wife Katherine '88 '00 were inspired to create an endowed Toback Fish Camp Scholarship aimed at supporting future Aggies interested in participating in what for many Texas A&M freshmen is their first tradition with lifelong impact — whoop!
First Gen Support
Jul 30, 2021First-generation students are front and center as the cover story for the most recent issue of the Texas A&M Foundation's "Spirit" magazine, which features first-person perspective from Science Leadership Scholars Program academic advisor Victor Castillo '13 and Texas A&M biologist and Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Student Success Dr. Tim Scott '89, as well as a profile on Texas A&M mathematics major and Regents Scholar Lizzett Tapia '23.
First Gen SupportFirst-generation students are front and center as the cover story for the most recent issue of the Texas A&M Foundation's "Spirit" magazine, which features first-person perspective from Science Leadership Scholars Program academic advisor Victor Castillo '13 and Texas A&M biologist and Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Student Success Dr. Tim Scott '89, as well as a profile on Texas A&M neuroscience major and Science Leadership Scholar Jaden Borders '22.
Oct 20, 2020Join the Texas A&M Department of Statistics for a Friday, October 23, Zoom event celebrating the life and legacy of H.O. Hartley, the founder and first director of statistics at Texas A&M and namesake of the H.O. Hartley Chair in Statistics held by current Texas A&M Statistics Head Brani Vidakovic.
Why I Give
Jul 18, 2019Fifty years ago, Ersen Arseven ’74 made a life-altering choice, deciding to pursue his Ph.D. in statistics at Texas A&M University. He continues to invest in Texas A&M's future and that of its faculty and students through endowments — a topic we recently teamed up with the Texas A&M Foundation to explore in both video and behind-the-scenes formats.
Feb 21, 2019Debbie McLean and Mike Dishberger both arrived on the Texas A&M campus in fall 1975 -- Debbie '79 majoring in geophysics and Mike '79 studying chemistry. Present day, the Dishbergers have endowed $1 million in gifts to help undergraduate and graduate students in Texas A&M Science and Texas A&M Geosciences for generations to come.
In Honor of Matt Rowan '04
Aug 05, 2016A scholarship fund has been established to honor the memory of 2004 Texas A&M chemistry graduate Dr. Matthew Rowan, an accomplished scientist whose research focused on treating burn victims. "The endowed scholarship is going to be an amazing way to honor Matt's incredible life, his love of teaching and research, and his pride in being an Aggie."
Leaders and Legacies
Jul 26, 2016Three years after the death of Texas businessman, energy pioneer and 1940 Texas A&M distinguished petroleum engineering graduate George P. Mitchell, his daughter Sheridan Mitchell Lorenz is honoring former Texas A&M Dean of Science Joe Newton as a key administrator who helped chart the course for his visionary legacy at Texas A&M and as a philanthropic leader for big science.
A Season for Celebrating
Mar 31, 2016Texas A&M Science is set to mark a time-honored spring tradition in style tonight, celebrating the best and brightest among its former and current students -- a trio of Academy of Distinguished Former Students inductees, roughly 100 scholarship recipients and the many generous donors who make each gift possible.
Walking the Walk
Nov 03, 2015Longtime Texas A&M physicist Thomas W. Adair III '57 and his wife, former Texas A&M Director of Student Activities Carolyn Adair '69, created a planned gift that will ensure 100 percent of their estate will continue to benefit Texas A&M just as they each have for going on half a century.