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Pam and David Beers ’66 recently established an endowment through the Texas A&M Foundation to benefit the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University. The Pamela B. and David E. Beers ’66 Mechanical Engineering Scholarship will be granted to an undergraduate student who dem…


Relatives of Allen Walsh ’82 have recently endowed a scholarship in his memory. Allen Walsh’s brother Fred ’74 and his wife Merri along with niece Trecie Hoff ’96 and her husband Randy ’97 have created the Allen W. Walsh ’82 Scholarship in Industrial and Systems Engineering through their gift to the…


Al White and Judith Dietz of Austin have established the Judith Dietz and Al White '86 Scholarship with the Texas A&M Foundation. The endowment will create one or more scholarships for incoming Corps of Cadets students who have a financial need and are pursuing degrees in computer science or com…


Troy and Pamela Toman of San Antonio recently endowed the Pamela and Troy Toman '88 Scholarship in Computer Science and Engineering. Their scholarship is focused on assisting an incoming freshman student from Bexar County who is pursuing a degree in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering…


Texas A&M University and the engineering program hold many fond memories for Jamie and Dennis Mudd. Both earned degrees from Texas A&M, and they credit the engineering program for bringing them together. Jamie was employed at the Texas A&M Transportation Institute and Dennis was studying…


Donna and Steven D. Leist of Pantego, Texas recently established the Donna '92 and Steven D. Leist '93 Scholarship for the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Texas A&M University. Steven Leist is a President's Endowed scholarship recipient and wanted to award a high achieving stu…


On Monday, April 14, the Department of Nuclear Engineering held its annual Awards and Recognition banquet in the Memorial Student Center. The primary purpose of this event is to highlight achievements of students, faculty and staff, and former students.  Over 75 attended, including former student…


From left to right: Vanessa Ndonhong, Bill Hunter, Johannes Alvarez, Dan Hill, Katherine Banks, Shariq Yosufzai, David Schechter, Glenn Weckerlin, and Francisco Tovar. The Chevron Corporation and the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering held a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, April 2…


Helen and Dennis Sander of Houston recently endowed the Helen and Dennis Sander ’62 Scholarship in Civil Engineering. The Sanders have supported Texas A&M University’s athletic and academic programs for more than 35 years. Their scholarship is focused on assisting in-state undergraduate student…


ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) and Texas A&M University recently announced a $6 million contribution by ConocoPhillips to the university’s Dwight Look College of Engineering. The multi-year donation will support construction of the new Engineering Education Complex (EEC). During an event at the comp…


James D. “J.D.” Slaughter of Houston recently established the J.D. Slaughter Scholarship through the C.D. Holland Scholars Program within the Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering. “J.D. is an avid supporter of the college and the university as evident through his service on the departm…


Eric Marin’s pride for his alma mater and the opportunity to make a difference in a young person’s life is the driving force behind his gift of $100,000 to the Engineering Education Complex (EEC).  “I love A&M and I am happy to help,” Marin said. “I think this facility will be an important part…


In 2009, Larry McQuien—a Fort Worth resident and executive at Lockheed Martin—died tragically after being struck by a car during a morning bike ride. Now, his wife Carol has established the Larry J. McQuien ’76 “Take Flight Award,” a scholarship for undergraduate students studying aerospace engineer…


Oxy USA, Inc. recently made a donation to the Harold Vance Department of Petroleum Engineering to replace seating in the Richardson Building.  The department commissioned 11 brand new custom-made wood benches for the lobby area as well as for the 4th and 5th floors.  These lovely benches furnish c…


Richard Monschke of Fort Worth, Texas, has endowed a $25,000 scholarship designed for students pursuing a degree in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Texas A&M University. “We are grateful for Mr. Monschke’s support of the aerospace department and its students,” said Andy Acker, senior…