College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Newsletter

Spirit of Greatness

A Message from Vice Chancellor and Dean Dr. Mark Hussey

As we begin the 2012 fall semester, we are kicking off yet another milestone in our rich history - the 150th anniversary of the Morrill Act.
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The significance of this piece of legislation is enormous, but there are several things in particular that give us reason to celebrate.


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Celebrating Black History Month

Justin Morrill's land-grant act of 1862 was a precursor to the Morrill Act of1890, which promoted access to public higher education to people from all backgrounds - regardless of race. Prairie View A&M University was established 1876 as a product of the second Morrill Act. Today, both campuses seek to educate students and communities, cultivate informed leaders, and enhance the Texas A&M University experience.BAC in Touch Online


Learn more aboutBlack History Month activities on campus.

Kyle Tough Book

Join us April 4 for a special lecture by
author of Kyle Tough and grandniece of Dean Edwin Kyle, Barbara Donalson Althaus. Through Kyle Tough, Althaus takes readers on a journey through hard work, tough times and A&M's triumph over perilous challenges. Learn more.
Barbara Donalson Althaus
Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at10:00 a.m.
AgriLife Center
Agricultural Career Exposition (ACE Day)
 Agricultural Career Expo

Bringing in 36 businesses from across the nation, ACE Day was a huge success. Aggies met with the company representatives of their choice to learn about career and internship opportunities in a wide range of disciplines. This year's expo took place in the AgriLife Center on February 1-2, 2012, but keep an eye out for your chance to join in next year, October 3-4, 2012.


Check out what people are saying! 


Cari Rincker
Cari Rincker Rincker Law New York
Ask an Alum

Ever wanted to ask an alum their secret to success? Well now you get the chance! We've been reaching out to our recent grads to get the scoop on their career credos.  


As a 2002 graduate of Animal Science, Cari Rincker has engaged in a successful career in law. She opened Rincker Law, PLLC, a general practice law firm serving the everyday needs of New Yorkers and every segment of the food, fiber and agriculture industry.


We recently caught up with Cari and garnered a few words of wisdom. Check out what she had to say! 


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President Loftin visits ALED 301
TAMU President R. Bowen Loftin visits Dr. Summer Odom's ALED 301 class to share his personal thoughts and experiences in leadership


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Upcoming Events
February 18

Aggieland Saturday
AgriLife Center and AGLS Building


March 12-16

Student Spring Break


March 15-16 

Faculty and Staff Spring Break


March 28

Dr. Catherine Woteki Lecture

AgriLife Center 


March 31

Ag Convocation

AgriLife Center   


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