February 1, 2019
Laying down arms, and grabbing a hammer
As the president and owner of Magruder Homes, John Magruder '04 has decided to team up with Pitman Custom Homes to bring the St. Jude Dream Home Showplace to Aggieland.
January 2, 2019
Lotts to be thankful for
After earning her Ph.D. in English, Deshae Lott ‘94 maintained a steady career in academia, all while managing a rare congenital disease called Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD).
December 3, 2018
JBA Speed Shop pulls ahead
When it came time for James “J.” Bittle ‘78 to choose a career, he knew he wanted to take the road less traveled–he started an automotive parts and service company. While a connection between the automotive industry and the liberal arts isn’t obvious at first, Bittle says his time at the College of Liberal Arts was instrumental in the success of J. Bittle American, (JBA) Speed Shop located in San Diego, California.
November 1, 2018
Squad(ron 20) goals
Inspired by his own experiences in the Corps of Cadets and generous donors that gave him scholarships, Kyle Bolton '11 decided to give back to the squadron that gave him so much as a student.
October 1, 2018
Making the ‘write’ choice
After receiving her undergraduate degree in journalism from Texas A&M University, Charean Williams pursued a career in sports writing and earned a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2018. Williams' passion for journalism inspired her to create scholarships so that future journalists have access to the same resources that she did.
September 1, 2018
Anyone can be a big fish
In keeping with his position as one of the college’s development officers, and inspired by his time as a camper, counselor, co-chair, Andrew Millar '14 has made his own gift to the Fish Camp Membership Endowment so that future students might share in these experiences.
August 1, 2018
Chapman’s history of giving
Dr. David Chapman '67 chose to provide additional funds to his previously established Dr. David L. Chapman '67 Graduate Fellowship, so the College of Liberal Arts can attract the nation's very best graduate students.
July 2, 2018
Fast track to the future
Through the ExxonMobil's 3:1 higher education matching program for employees and retirees, Dr. Ray and Beverly Mentzer were able to fuel the Rebecca F. Mentzer ‘16 Endowed Scholarship, in honor of their daughter, Rebecca.
June 1, 2018
Boenigk Family Values
Rebecca and Bobby Boenigk '77 have recently established the Rebecca and Bobby Boenigk '77 Scholars in Liberal Arts Endowment in honor of their children and their time at the College of Liberal Arts.
May 1, 2018
Traveling the globe makes students well-rounded
Carol A. Snowden '82 and her husband, Jim, recently established the Carol Austin Snowden ’82 Endowed Study Abroad Scholarship with the help of a matching gift from the John Tom Campbell ’45 Endowed Scholarship Program Fund for the benefit of undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the liberal arts.