Archive for Giving

Libby and Terry Gerhart have contributed $60,000 to establish a scholarship focusing on undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering. The Libby and Terry R. Gerhart ’84 Scholarship was established to provide one or more scholarships to full time, …


Siblings Kim and Ed Cadena recently endowed a $25,000 scholarship in honor of their parents Margaret and Ed Cadena. The Margaret and Ed Cadena ’42 Family Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering. Students wishing…


Byron Anderson has created a fellowship in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. The Byron H. Anderson ’54 Fellowship will provide one or more scholarships to full-time students in good standing pursuing a graduate degree in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University. “I created the f…


Sharon and Jack Threadgill ’63 have been active supporters of the Dwight Look College of Engineering and Texas A&M University for more than 30 years. Their most recent gifts benefit the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. …


Brock Nelson ’90 of Wichita, Kansas, has endowed a sixth scholarship through the C.D. Holland Scholars Program in the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering. “Mr. Nelson’s passion for students spans beyond just chemical engineering,” said Thadd Hargett, director of development for the Te…


After more than 30 years of support for Texas A&M University, Susan and Robert Williams of Ohio have endowed a scholarship benefiting undergraduate students pursuing a degree in the Dwight Look College of Engineering. Their gift will establish the Susan E. Williams, M.D. and Robert C. Williams ’…


Mike and Dianne Pfister of Katy, Texas have established the Michael ’78 and Dianne ’79 Pfister Scholarship. The endowment will create one or more scholarships for full-time students pursuing an undergraduate degree in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. “Dianne and I realize what a…


Longtime supporters of Texas A&M University Artie and Dorothy McFerrin will further contribute to their legacy at Texas A&M with a $3 million gift to the Dwight Look College of Engineering to endow a new Professor of Practice in Entrepreneurship and to support construction of the new Enginee…


SuSu and Mark Fischers' contribution of $12 million marks the largest contribution to date to the Engineering Education Complex (EEC). “Mark and SuSu Fischer are generous and loyal Aggies whose passion and commitment to excellence are unmatched,” said Dr. M. Katherine Banks, vice chancellor and dea…


Amy and Tim Leach '82 are among the first contributors to provide funds to help construct the Engineering Education Complex (EEC). Their gift of $10 million marked the beginning of multiple gifts to the Texas A&M Foundation to secure $62 million of private funding needed to begin construction. …


Many families are struggling to meet the financial demands of day-to-day life, with many questioning how they might provide a gift or two for their children on Christmas Day.  Since every child deserves to experience the joy of Christmas morning, The Salvation Army developed the Angel Tree Program. …


On Saturday, September 21, former student Trent Latshaw took Brady Bullard, director of development for the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering, up in his P-51 Mustang for a flyover at the beginning of the Texas A&M vs. SMU football game at Kyle Field. Below is Bullard’s account of …


Laura C. ’87 and Christopher B. Curran ’87 have established the North Texas IT Leadership Endowed Scholarship. The scholarship will be awarded to full-time students pursuing undergraduate degrees in computer science or management information systems from Texas A&M University. Preference will be…


Nancy and Dan Zivney ’73 recently made contributions to create the Nancy and Dan Zivney ’73 Faculty Fellows in Chemical Engineering. Their endowed gift of $250,000 will be used to support the teaching, research, service and professional development activities to its faculty recipient in the Artie M…


Recognizing the need for financial aid among college students, Jo Ann and William “Jerry” Caughlin have endowed a scholarship to assist electrical engineering undergraduates at Texas A&M University. “My wife and I know from experience what a little financial help can mean to a student,” Caughli…