Category: Donor Spotlight
March 1, 2018
Inspired by his relationship with a first-generation student, Brian Smith '92, and his wife Stacy '94, have established the Stacy A. ‘94 and Brian E. Smith ‘92 Endowed Scholarship in Liberal Arts to benefit first-generation students in the College of Liberal Arts.
February 1, 2018
Inspired by the university’s Lead By Example capital campaign, Sarah Hlavinka McConnell ‘86 and husband, Mark, continue her family's legacy of philanthropy, giving $1 million to the Texas A&M Foundation to endow the Mark and Sarah Hlavinka McConnell ‘86 Liberal Arts Legacy Scholarship.
January 1, 2018
Drs. Linda '78 and Paul Parrish created an endowed scholarship to support English majors participating in an international experience, which they hope will help students expand their understanding of the world and become increasingly comfortable in other countries, both during their time at Texas A&M and beyond.
December 1, 2017
Having received a bachelor’s degree in history from Texas A&M University, Samuel R. Gammon III '44 created the Gammon Family Endowment in History to support transformational teaching and innovative research in the department. The gift was made to honor the memory of both his father and older brother.
November 1, 2017
Dr. David Chapman '67 believes the key to being a good historian is curiosity, a quality he hopes to see in the recipients of the endowed Dr. David L. Chapman ‘67 Graduate Fellowship. Chapman established the fellowship to benefit graduate students in the History Department.
October 2, 2017
Jack Benson '63 and his wife, Carol, have together established the Carol A. and Jack L. Benson Study Abroad Scholarship to help Liberal Arts students travel internationally to interact with people of different cultures and perspectives. This gift will have a significant impact as the College of Liberal Arts is a leader in study abroad at Texas A&M, sending between 800 and 900 students to other countries every year.
September 1, 2017
Mary and James Crawley '47 recently created an endowment to fund scholarships for students studying theatre or music and for Liberal Arts students studying abroad.
August 1, 2017
To reinforce the importance of the English Department in particular, Nix and his wife, Nelwyn, established the Nelwyn and William D. Nix ‘63 Fund to provide financial support to faculty in the department.
July 7, 2017
The newly-established $3 million Debbie and Mike Hilliard ’73 Entrepreneurship and Innovation Endowment will give Liberal Arts students the tools needed to impact the world.