Howdy, Advocates! 
On behalf of The Association of Former Students, we hope you and your families are safe and healthy during this crisis. 
The Association of Former Students continues to serve the Aggie Network while out staff works remotely in compliance with the Brazos County shelter-in-place order. We are also following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and government officials regarding our spring events. We have postponed several Class Reunions and are making alternative plans to deliver Aggie Rings this spring. You can read more about those plans later in this newsletter. 
Additionally, Texas A&M University and the student Muster committee will host a virtual campus Muster ceremony that will be available for streaming on April 21, 2020. Information for The Association of Former Students' Worldwide Roll Call can be found here.
Regarding operations for The Association of Former Students, our staff is available to assist you by phone, by email, or in response to inquiries submitted via Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Clayton W. Williams, Jr. Alumni Center is closed and we ask that you call us at (979) 845-7514 so we may to assist you. For more information on our operations, please click here
Stay healthy and stay well, 
Jordyn Senkirik ’17

Runoff Primary Election Postponed

Until July 14, 2020

On March 20, Governor Greg Abbott decided to postpone the runoff primary election originally scheduled for May 26 to July 14, 2020 in conjunction with efforts to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the state. To read the full press release and proclamation, please click here

Aggie Ring Day Update

To remain in accordance with the current recommendations from the CDC and due to the Brazos County closing of all non-essential businesses, Aggie Ring delivery will be delayed until the shelter-in-place order is lifted. 
For more information, please read our update here.

Aggie Muster 2020

The Association of Former Students will be moving forward with the Worldwide Roll Call on April 21, 2020. The Campus Muster ceremony will be observed in an online and televised format.                                           
For information regarding The Association of Former Students' Worldwide Roll Call, please click the link here

For information about a local A&M Muster plans, please go to

For information on Campus Muster, please visit

Social Distancing with Kids

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension experts share tips to keep kids engaged at home during COVID-19 social distancing. 
“For parents and other caregivers at home with children during this extended period of social distancing, this presents additional challenges,” said Monty Dozier, director for the Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension Service’s Disaster Assessment and Recovery Unit. “But experts tell us it’s important to keep things as routine as possible for children and to find positive ways to engage them and redirect any negative thoughts or feelings they may have.”
To view the entire article, please click here

Elaine Mendoza ’87 Appointed to Texas Supply Clain Strikeforce

Governor Greg Abbott released a statement last week regarding the appointment of a Supply Chain Strike Force for the COVID-19 response. The strike force will be tasked with finding supplies to support relief efforts. Elaine Mendoza ’87, Chair of the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents, was appointed to the strike force "to address daycare needs for health care workers".

Texas A&M Analysis on the CARES Act

The Texas A&M Office of Government Relations completed an analysis on the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that recently became law. The Act is "a more than $2 trillion economic stimulus package in response to the COVID-19 global health pandemic, the third such package in the last two weeks." 
To read their analysis, please click on the link here

Information for Current Texas A&M Students

Below are a few links for Texas A&M students seeking information on various issues such as campus operations, housing, and dining options. Please visit the designated Texas A&M COVID-19 Guidance Page and the Provost's Keep Learning Site for more information. 
Additional contact information is included on the Provost's webpage and a FAQ section can be found on the Texas A&M Guidance page. 

Words of Thanks and Encouragement from the Aggie Network

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