Your gift supports student success and ensures they have the opportunities and resources needed to excel.
Giving to the Department of Nutrition
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a founding pillar of Texas A&M University, the premiere land-grant institution in Texas. Since its establishment, the College has evolved to advance agriculture in the state, address new challenges across disciplines and create solutions for the world’s most complex issues through teaching, research, Extension and service. The college is home to more than 300 faculty experts and over 7,600 students across 15 departments. We represent a community of scholars working to restore connections among people, agriculture, food, science and the economy.
Ways to Give
There are numerous ways to give through the Texas A&M Foundation that allow you to direct your gift for a specific purpose at Texas A&M University. You can support students, faculty, college programs or student activities with an endowed gift that will provide permanent support, or you can make a non-endowed “pass-through” gift to be used more immediately for a designated purpose.
Department Funding Priorities
Supporting Student Success
With your support, we can ensure that our students have access to affordable, high-quality education and can participate in transformative learning experiences that set them up for success. Thanks to donor support, our students receive scholarships to help fund their education and participate in career-changing opportunities from high-impact internship programs to working alongside renowned scholars on faculty-led research. If you’re interested in supporting students, you might consider investing in: Endowed Undergraduate Scholarships, Endowed Graduate Scholarships, Endowed Student Internship Experiences.
Advancing Expertise and Faculty Excellence
As our department grows and adapts to respond to industry demands in our state, one of the greatest needs for the department is funding to recruit and retain world-class faculty members to promote and establish Texas A&M University as a national leader in the field of nutrition. An investment in faculty support will enable college leadership to recruit and retain renowned scholars in the following leadership positions and in turn, propel recruitment efforts to build programming and student enrollment. If you’re interested in supporting faculty and our academic programs, you might consider investing in: Endowed Chairs or Professorships, Research Funding, Infrastructure and Capital Projects.
Investing in Academic Programs
The Texas A&M University Department of Nutrition is renowned for high-caliber degrees and programs. Our students go on to pursue graduate degrees in biological, nutritional or food sciences; professional degrees in human or veterinary medicine; degrees in dentistry, pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing, public health and other health professions. We offer small class sizes and provide undergraduate and graduate students with superior problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
Promoting Cutting-Edge Research
The diversity in the field of nutrition related research is unparalleled. The department conducts impactful, relevant research relating to nutrition and food safety education, stem cell biology, dietary interactions, colon cancer, obesity, diabetes, dietary guidelines, community-based nutrition and physical activity intervention, and more.
Learn About the Texas A&M Foundation
The Texas A&M Foundation builds a brighter future for Texas A&M University, one relationship at a time.
As a nonprofit and the primary academic fundraising institution for Texas A&M, we aspire to be among the most trusted philanthropies in higher education. Our team works with former students, corporations and other Texas A&M supporters to match their charitable interests with the university’s priorities. Gifts create scholarships, advance faculty endeavors, enhance student programs and fund campus construction, greatly enhancing Texas A&M’s mission to provide the highest quality undergraduate and graduate programs and develop new understandings through research and creativity.
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Our development officers are determined to help you invest in causes you care about. Whether you are considering making your first gift or are already a longtime donor, we’re excited to work with you!