In 38 minutes, a GroupMe of 148 people managed to raise enough money to fund their friend’s Aggie Ring.
The day that all Aggies wait for is finally here. It is the day you get to put that ring of gold on your finger, the day to celebrate an ambitious accomplishment, and for many, it is the day that represents the final milestone before graduation.
When thousands of visitors make their way to the Bryan-College Station area on Friday to see students receive their Aggie Rings, they will also be searching for fun activities in town after standing in line at the alumni center.
For many families coming to Aggieland for this Friday’s Ring Day, it will mean watching their students receive a ring. This ring symbolizes the blood, sweat and tears shed to reach the milestone of 90 hours at Texas A&M. But for others, Ring Day also means a legacy passed from generation…
Of the nearly 6,300 Aggie Rings that will be distributed during Ring Day, around 2,360 will be men’s rings. However, three of those men’s rings will go to Aggie women.
While crowds of eager students gather outside the Alumni Center, several military Aggies will join scholarship donors in a quiet conference room to receive their long-awaited rings.
The culmination of every Aggie education is met with the opportunity to finally don a gold-cast Aggie ring. After completing 90 hours as an undergraduate last April, Ashley Ralph earned not one ring, but two.
A&M was always something of a default university for me. Both of my parents attended this university, as well as my oldest brother. Every year, at least once a year, from the time I was very young, we attended an A&M football game. It was always the plan, provided no better plan ever…
Over 3,000 Aggies will receive their Aggie Rings on Friday at the Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center. Ring distribution is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
At first glance, the Aggie Ring is a piece of jewelry with minuscule etchings and grooves which rests on a finger. Embodying laughs, tears, late nights and early mornings, my Aggie Ring will surpass any notion of an ornament.
While scouring the internet for Aggie gear, Jason Thomas, business graduate student, found an Aggie Ring for sale on eBay. After purchasing the ring, Jason set out to find its owner.
While the Aggie Ring itself has transformed in its nearly 130 year history at Texas A&M, it remains one of the most prominent traditions uniting Aggies together around the world.
As I took college tours and went to different campuses, Texas A&M stood out from the rest and once my acceptance letter arrived, it was very clear I had already made my decision to become an Aggie.
Jan Weston first stepped onto the campus of Texas A&M as a freshman journalism major in 1972. This Saturday, she will finally receive her Aggie Ring after 45 long years of waiting.
When Sharon Kirksey, University of North Texas graduate and wife of Cecil Kirksey, Class of 1958, entered The Association of Former Students during the 2018 Sul Ross Reunion weekend, she never expected to be greeted by loved ones and presented with an Aggie Ring of her own.
My earliest memories of Aggieland are from tailgates under the big tree at the Northgate Post Office, alongside my family and their old friends — all wearing their Aggie Rings from their time at A&M. As a young girl, I remember watching the Corps of Cadets march in to Kyle Field on game …
On Tuesday Sept. 5, friends and family of senior Caroline Killian gathered at the Clayton W. Williams Building to watch as her Aggie Ring was collected and displayed by the Association of Former Students in the Memorial Ring Collections display.
The Aggie’s face beams with pride as their Aggie Ring is placed on their finger after so many semesters of hard work. They look around, see the thousands of their other classmates experiencing the same joy, and realize they are one step closer to joining the former student family.
Growing up, I knew I wanted to be an Aggie. I was wearing my dad’s old A&M shirts when I was so young they were dragging on the ground. I would watch almost every Thanksgiving as my older cousins would pack up early and head out to stand at the game against the Longhorns. I remember send…