Archive for service

Awarded to graduate students whose service has positively impacted the larger graduate student body at Texas A&M University, the Montgomery Award recognizes the recipient’s excellent academics, scholarship and service beyond the classroom. Jaskirat Batra, a graduate student in the Department …


­As a graduate student in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University, Karla Gonzalez Coronado is passionate about helping make the road to graduate school a bit smoother for her peers. When approached by Dr. Sonia Garcia, senior director of Access and Inclusion…


Aggies are known for being genuine, helpful and hospitable. Two juniors in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering at Texas A&M University follow the same desire to serve others in their own unique way. Sara Lance and Kevin Lee are reaching outside the typical realm of industrial en…


Laura Byrd, program assistant in the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering graduate office, was recently awarded the President's Meritorious Service Award along with 24 other individuals and two teams. Byrd is a well-known face around the department. She came to Texas A&M University in 2010 an…


Outreach plays a vital role in the recruitment of a future generation of engineers, as well as provides exposures to different types of career paths that middle and high school students may not have considered on their own. Every winter, the Rio Grande Council of the Boy Scouts of America hosts a ca…


Yashwant Prakash Vyas, a senior student in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, was named recipient of the ISV Spotlight Award from the International Student Voice (ISV) magazine. The ISV Spotlight award recognizes students for their hard work and dedic…


George K. Hickox Jr., '81, received the Dwight Look College of Engineering Outstanding Alumni Honor Award on April 3 for his “distinguished career and leadership within the oil and gas industry; for his continued support of Texas A&M University through his service to the Harold Vance Department …


Jory Denny, a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University, spent a part of the university's December/January 2014 transition as a volunteer at Winter Camp 2013, a camp for the Boy Scouts of America's (BSA) Sam Houston Area Council. Jory taught the …


In response to National Nuclear Science Week, two students, Lily Raabe and Kristina Yancey, of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at Texas A&M wrote the following, in hopes to share knowledge not commonly known to the general public about nuclear technology in our lives. Electricity has many…


A partnership between Texas A&M and two Central Texas food banks has proven profitable for the food banks — and also benefits Texas school children. Dr. Malini Natarajarathinam, assistant professor in the Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution, helped the Capital Area …


The Dwight Look College of Engineering is hosting a five-week rigorous program called LEEP (Learning to Excel in Engineering through Preparation) for 31 incoming freshman engineering students. LEEP is a summer bridge program designed to prepare incoming engineering students and increase the academi…