The Bush School of Government and Public Service is honored to announce the creation of the Dr. Kent E. Portney Endowed Memorial Scholarship in remembrance of the late Dr. Kent Portney.
Home to the Bush School of Government & Public Service, the newly renovated Allen Building offers numerous legacy naming opportunities. By Bec Morris ’23Note: This article originally appeared on the Texas A&M Foundation website on Oct. 11, 2021. Nestled neatly in the heart of West Campus, the Robert H. ’50 and Judy Ley Allen Building […]
Bush School DC Teaching Site Receives First Endowed Gift
The Bush School of Government and Public Service’s teaching site in Washington, DC is celebrating an endowed gift made by Gemini Industries Inc.
Life in the Shadows
When Jim Olson goes to the mall or the park, he’s sometimes followed by a stealthy group of Aggies, discreetly watching his every move. The tail comes with the territory when training a new generation for clandestine roles in the intelligence world.
Educating Tomorrow’s Public Servants
William “Bill” Jentsch Jr. ’80 believes in the power of uniting individuals with differing perspectives to achieve common goals. Deeply saddened by the unrest of today’s political climate and concerned about misleading information on social media, the Tomball, Texas, resident is committed to educating future policymakers and public servants who embrace a collaborative, nonpartisan approach in addressing the world’s most pressing issues.
Cara Collins Named Senior Director of Development—Bush School of Government and Public Service
Dean Mark Welsh has announced that Cara Collins has been named Senior Director of Development for the Bush School. She currently works for the Texas A&M Foundation in support of the Bush School. “We are tremendously excited to have Cara Collins join us as the Bush School’s Senior Development Officer. We’re also grateful to the […]
Honoring A First Lady
Over the years, Barbara Bush served as the consistent anchor that helped her family—well known for its long and extensive commitment to public service—remain grounded. As wife, mother and grandmother to elected national and state officials and policymakers, the former First Lady was known for her no-nonsense, caring and bipartisan approach as well as her commitment to the nation, her family and causes that she cared about, including adult and child literacy.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Honored at Donor and Scholar Celebration
The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo was honored as a featured donor to the Bush School at the inaugural Donor and Scholar Celebration in April. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo has generously supported the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University through gifts of $125,000 per year for the past […]
Bush School Students Launch Rwandan Agriculture Education Project
Students and one alum from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University are launching a youth empowerment program in Rwanda called the Youth Ag-education Innovation Cooperative (YAIC). They have partnered with WeFeedUs and Building Bridges with Rwanda (BBR) to implement the program, which will begin in September 2015. Levi Brewer […]
Endowed Bush School Scholarship Honors Long-time Congressman
In honor of their father, the late Congressman Thomas Ludlow Ashley, Meredith and Mark Ashley created the Thomas Ludlow Ashley Endowed Scholarship at the Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University. The scholarship will be awarded on a competitive basis and selected by a committee of faculty and staff of the School. […]