5 Things You Need To Know — Week Of October 8

Parsons Mounted Cavalry awaits March In prior to the Texas A&M vs. Ole Miss football game in 2016. (Gabriel Chmielewski/Texas A&M Marketing & Communications)

1. Texas A&M’s Parsons Mounted Cavalry To Ride In 130th Rose Parade On Jan. 1

Texas A&M University’s Parsons Mounted Cavalry (PMC) has been invited to ride in the 130th Rose Parade, presented by Honda, Jan. 1, in Pasadena, California.

2. Texas A&M Public Policy Research Institute To Celebrate 35th Anniversary With Conference

The Public Policy Research Institute (PPRI) at Texas A&M University has been making its mark on both state and national policy procedure for 35 years. To celebrate, PPRI will host a conference on Monday, Nov. 5, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at The George Hotel in College Station.

3. Texas A&M Shows 1.1 Percent Enrollment Increase For Fall 2018, Moves Closer To HSI Designation

As of the 20th class day, the official reporting date for the Legislature and the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, Texas A&M enrolled 69,367 students.

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4. Texas A&M Esports Experience At Ford Hall Of Champions At Kyle Field Oct. 11

Texas A&M University sport management undergraduates and competitive gamers are teaming up to host the Texas A&M Esports Experience Powered by Mountain Dew, iBUYPOWER, BenQ, and AZIO Thursday, Oct. 11, for a day of tournaments and a panel talk with gaming industry leaders in the Ford Hall of Champions at Kyle Field 4-11 p.m.

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5. Aggie Agora To Host Book Discussion On Democracy In Age Of Social Media

On Monday, Oct. 22, Aggie Agora, a non-partisan liberal arts group that facilitates public discourse and civic engagement at Texas A&M University, will host, “An Evening with the Common Ground Faculty,” 5:30-7 p.m., in Rudder Forum on campus.


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