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Updates from Aggieland: Heroic rescue; new Class of '22

Susan "Sue" Owen '94 June 28, 2017 12:37 PM updated: June 28, 2017 1:10 PM

Recent headlines from Aggieland, brought to you by The Association of Former Students!

Selflessness under fire
Video of an Aggie rescuing a girl under gunfire in Iraq made national news. David Eubank ’83 is an ex-Green Beret, now a Christian aid worker: tx.ag/ZrBNpcF and tx.ag/LdnWooI

College World Series
Aggie baseball went to Omaha for the first time since 2011. Whoop! This resulted in the College World Series banning bubble machines… read why: tx.ag/x52BlwU

Fightin’ Class of ’22

Applications open July 1 for the Texas A&M Class of 2022. Yep, that number makes us feel old too! Send prospective students to http://aggiebound.com/. Apps are open July 1-Dec. 1. They can meet classmates at tx.ag/2022 and twitter.com/TAMU_2022

New second-in-command
A&M has a new top academic officer. Provost Dr. Carol Fierke starts in October; she’s an academic leader and world-renowned chemist most recently at the University of Michigan: tx.ag/kNuf3Fw

Upcoming things to do via The Association of Former Students:

  • A&M Clubs are planning to float the Guadalupe River, watch movies, go on pub crawls and head to major-league ballgames with fellow Ags: tx.ag/summer17
  • Apply for the Young Alumni Advisory Council and join about 50 other recent A&M grads in planning events like  Young Alumni Weekend (coming up Oct. 27-28).  Applications due July 31: tx.ag/SadnkgH
  • New A&M students and Aggie families, meet Aggie Moms at more than 30 upcoming events across Texas: tx.ag/aggiemomsevents
  • Attend an away-game Midnight Yell Practice this fall in Pasadena, Calif.; Gainesville, Fla.; North Texas, Nashville, Tenn., or Baton Rouge, La. The Association helps coordinate these. tx.ag/awaygames
  • Aggie Real Estate Network, Aggie Women, Black Former Student Network, Texas A&M Hispanic Network and Texas Aggie Bar Association have upcoming events: tx.ag/8hhlU2m
  • Take a trip to New York for Thanksgiving with fellow Aggies — see the Macy’s parade, tour Manhattan, see “Wicked” or “Aladdin” on Broadway: tx.ag/vKQMtiY
  • The Association is hiring for positions including 2 professional events coordinators and a part-time student video production assistant: tx.ag/AssociationJobs

Erica Renfrew '17 sent us a #GigEmFrom Stonehenge! Email #GigEmFrom, #RaisinEmRight and #AggiesEverywhere pics to AggieNetwork@AggieNetwork.com!

 



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