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June 2020

Officials at Texas A&M University-Kingsville have announced they will make optional the requirement of First-time in College (FTIC) applicants to provide SAT or ACT scores to be considered for admission for the spring, summer and fall sessions in 2021.    “Due to COVID-19, there has been uncertainty about whether the ACT and SAT tests will be consistently accessible to all prospective students. As such, Texas A&M University-Kingsville has decided to make the SAT...

  KINGSVILLE (June 19, 2020) — Texas A&M University-Kingsville has released the names of the students who made the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the spring 2020 semester.   In Spring 2020, all classes moved online in March, as a response to help slow the spread of COVID-19. Students were allowed select whether they wished to earn a Satisfactory vs Unsatisfactory grade, which would not impact GPA, but from which they could earn a course credit....

  Dr. Weimin Xi, associate professor and senior ecologist in the biological and health sciences department, is working on two studies that he hopes will help better understand wildfires and how people can prevent the devastation associated with them. His projects were funded by the United States Department of Agriculture’s Forest Service for a total of nearly $150,000.    The first of the studies, receiving $72,000 from...

New Fund’s Goal: ‘Make the A&M System Look Like Texas’ COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents created a special $100 million scholarship fund with the goal of making the A&M System’s 11 universities better reflect the state’s demographics. The scholarship program is to address diversity issues as well as concerns of students who are first-generation and/or from low-income families in the wake of economic uncertainty...

George Floyd was laid to rest this week, and at his service, many friends and family recalled how George often said he wanted to “change the world”. As we reflect on the calls for justice and equality that have followed his death, it is clear that George is, in fact, helping to change the world by sparking action and long overdue dialogue.  I want to assure our community that we have heard these calls and stand united with all those seeking an end to racism in all its...

A Message From President Mark A. Hussey Nearly two weeks ago, the nation witnessed the tragic death of George Floyd. Mr. Floyd attended Texas A&M University-Kingsville. He was a Javelina.  Given how Mr. Floyd’s death has touched our community, this state and nation, Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp has authorized System universities and agency heads to release any member of the faculty, staff or students on Monday, June 8, in observance of Mr. Floyd’s...

COLLEGE STATION, Texas — Shae Diehl’s selfless service to fellow veterans at Texas A&M University-Kingsville has earned her the Texas A&M System’s first-ever Student Veteran Excellence Award. Diehl served in the Navy as an aviation boatswains mate handling airman for three years. She is now a senior geology major and president of the university’s Student Veterans Association, where she is well-known for working overtime to help connect veterans to the services...

The Texas A&M System condemns all racist behaviors, actions, and comments that tear at the moral fabric of our nation. The System is appalled at the deplorable and egregious acts of brutality by some police officers against African Americans. As the nation grieves, the A&M System is also experiencing sorrow and has devoted its platform to stand up against unjust racial disparities. Based on diversity as a core value of our system, we denounce all forms of violence perpetrated against African...

We are mourning with George Floyd’s family, not only because he was one of our own, as a former student of Texas A&M University-Kingsville, but also because his death is truly a national tragedy. It is important we all re-double our efforts to treat everyone, regardless of color, with respect and inclusion in every facet of American life, including our university system.  We at The Texas A&M University System are committed to this premise: We are all God’s children and...

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