Campus Life

5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of August 14

August 15, 2017


1. Volunteers Give Students Helping Hands On Residence Hall Move-In Assistance Day

More than 400 volunteers will help throngs of Aggie students unload and move their belongings into their residence hall rooms on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station on Sunday, Aug. 20, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

$25 Kyle Field value pack

2. Texas A&M Announces Reduced Prices For Water, Value Packs At Kyle Field

Texas A&M football fans will benefit at the concession stands this year during Aggie football games at Kyle Field as the price for a 20-ounce bottle of water has been reduced to $2 and a $25 “Value Pack” of hot dogs, popcorn, and any combination of four drinks (soft drinks or water) will be available.

oil rig at sunset

3. Texas A&M Real Estate Center: Texas Leads U.S. In Job Creation

The Texas economy is recovering from the 2014–16 oil price collapse and is leading the U.S. in job creation, according to the Texas A&M University Real Estate Center’s latest Monthly Review of the Texas Economy.

Howdy Week

4. Howdy Week Event Schedule Announced

The Office of the Dean of Student Life has announced the full lineup of events for Howdy Week August 20-27.

Louis Paletta

5. Paletta Appointed To Texas A&M Foundation Board Of Trustees

Louis “Lou” Paletta, a founding partner and the chief operating officer of Kildare Partners, joined the Texas A&M Foundation Board of Trustees on July 1.

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