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5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of August 21

August 23, 2017

Move-in Volunteer

1. Volunteers Brave Heat To Help Thousands Of Aggies Move Into Residence Halls

More than 400 enthusiastic volunteers, including students, faculty, staff and administrators, braved the nearly 100-degree heat on Sunday, Aug. 20, Residence Hall Move-in Assistance Day, to help most of the 12,000 Aggies who live in residence halls move into their new digs for the fall semester.

howdy week escape room

2. Howdy Week ‘Escape Room’ Experience Open Through Friday

Texas A&M University is welcoming students back to Aggieland with an opportunity to win apparel and prizes from apparel and lifestyle brand ‘47 at the Howdy Week Escape Room now through Friday.

Nineteen students students participated in Texas A&M University’s first-ever Warrior-Scholar Project last week to gain the skills necessary to thrive at top universities.

3. Texas A&M Welcomes First Class Of Warrior Scholars 

After 21 years of serving as an intelligence analyst in the U.S. Army, Felicia Martinez is ready to start her journey through higher education. Last week, she and 18 other students participated in Texas A&M University’s first-ever Warrior-Scholar Project to gain the skills necessary to compete at top universities.

hodges family

4. Veteran And Texas A&M Med Student Welcome Quintuplets, Land Reality TV Show

Being a U.S. Marine isn’t easy. Medical school certainly isn’t a cake walk. But perhaps raising quintuplets (Teagan, Connell, Liam, Nolan and Dillon) and their 2-year old brother Rowan may be the biggest test of Daniel Hodges’ life.

Howdy Week

5. Howdy Week Underway

There is still time to get involved in Howdy Week activities through Aug. 27.

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