5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of June 5

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1. 41@93: Celebrate President Bush And Barbara’s Birthdays At Bush Library

Wear your pearls and crazy socks and come celebrate the birthdays of President George and Barbara Bush at the Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University on Friday (June 9) from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bush, the 41st President, will turn 93 on June 12; Mrs. Bush will turn 92 on June 8.

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2. Texas A&M Designated National Center Of Academic Excellence In Cyber Operations By NSA

The National Security Agency (NSA), along with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), has designated Texas A&M University as a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) in Cyber Operations, making it one of only a handful of academic institutions in the United States to hold three NSA distinctions.

3. For A Safe Time On Surf And Sand, Follow These Tips 

Texas has a big shoreline – 367 miles to be exact – and the state has a lot to offer to any beach lover. But it helps to know some of the basic rules of the sand because many beaches can have hidden dangers that lurk in the surf. Beach accidents can happen quickly and they can be deadly, says a beach expert at Texas A&M University at Galveston.

4. First African-American Woman To Complete Entire Tenure Process At Texas A&M Retires

She was the first African-American woman to complete the entire tenure process – from the rank of lecturer all the way to full professor – at Texas A&M University and the College of Education and Human Development. Now, after 32 years with the college, Dr. Patricia Larke is taking time for herself and retiring.

5. Juneteenth Celebration: ‘Freedom’s Legacy’ At The Bush Presidential Center June 15

The Bryan-College Station community will celebrate Juneteenth with the annual Freedom Walk and an interactive storytelling program at the George Bush Presidential Library Center on the campus of Texas A&M University on June 15.


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