Texas A&M University-Kingsville

Texas A&M-Kingsville Students To Receive University Rings

KINGSVILLE - October 30, 2007

Contact: Julie Navejar
kajam03@tamuk.edu or 361-593-2590

Seniors and graduate students at Texas A&M University-Kingsville and the System Center in San Antonio who have purchased the school’s official ring will receive them in special ceremonies at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11, at Jones Auditorium on Armstrong Street near the intersection of Santa Gertrudis Boulevard.

Graduating students and alumni are able to purchase an official Texas A&M-Kingsville ring. Students have made the ring purchase and ceremony an annual tradition of the university. A committee of students, staff, alumni and faculty selected ArtCarved to design and manufacture the ring. Its symbols reflect the university’s history and traditions.

These symbols include the school’s mascot, the javelina, because of its tenacity; mesquite and cactus, because they personify the students’ ability to survive and prosper; palm trees, because they are found all over campus; the Lone Star, because it symbolizes the state of Texas; and the College Hall clock tower, because it is a recognized landmark on campus.

For more information, call 361-593-3606.


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