Spirit Archives

Spirit is published three times per year by the Texas A&M Foundation, which manages major gifts and endowments for the benefit of academic programs, scholarships and student activities at Texas A&M University.

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An Instrumental Relationship

A $10 million naming gift for the new Music Activities Center brings construction of the facility one step closer to breaking ground.

Tea Time

A multigenerational family of Aggies returns to their agricultural roots to create a new business.

Mims' Manual of Manners

One man’s attempt to instill etiquette in the Corps of Cadets in fall 1959.

President's Post:

Creating Good in the World

A new campaign for Texas A&M seeks to combat global challenges and inspire Aggies and non-Aggies alike to create their own "good" for our university and our world.

Growing Opportunity

Aaron DePaolo ’18 is the first recipient of a President’s Endowed Scholarship funded by one Aggie’s ingenious idea to nurture and sell Century Tree seedlings.

Vet Print

Funds from a professorship enable a Texas A&M librarian to put the Medical Sciences Library and its historical veterinary literature collection on the map.

Trent Latshaw ’75 experiences the world from the rare vantage point of a P-51 Mustang.

Nursing Gifts Honor Late Wife

Bill Neely ’52 established three endowed undergraduate scholarships and a graduate fellowship to support students pursuing nursing degrees.

New Gifts

The Twofold Benefits of Trusts

Through two charitable lead trusts, Stephanie Sneed Langenstein ’89 benefits Texas A&M and protects her family’s future assets.

On Campus: News From Across Texas A&M

Physics and Engineering Festival attracts science lovers of all ages; Shipwreck Weekend showcases nautical archaeology program; Career Closet suits Aggies for jobs.