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Economic Development & Community Impact works with community partners to solve local problems. The goal is to empower individuals to build successful communities and bright futures.

Departments & Programs

Serving our community is central to our Aggie values. Our volunteer and community service programs help Texas A&M faculty, staff, and students give back to our local communities.

College Station, Bryan and the wider Brazos Valley are home to Texas A&M. As members of this vibrant community, the university is doing its part to strengthen education, health, the economy and quality of life for all residents through teaching, research and outreach efforts.

The Texas A&M University Colonias Program helps increase self-sufficiency and enhances the quality of life for colonias residents all along the Texas-Mexico border.

Since 2013, the Community of Faculty Retirees (CFR) has been connecting retired Texas A&M University faculty members through intellectual and cultural discourse. Involvement in CFR strengthens, sustains and renews relationships of retired faculty with each other, colleagues still active on campus, and the academy at large.

Continuing and Professional Education provides easy access to a broad range of continuing and professional education opportunities available through Texas A&M University.

The function of the Brazos Valley Partnership Program is to facilitate collaboration, drive economic development, and promote community impact by connecting external entities with Texas A&M University's resources, facilities, and special interest programs.

Texas A&M University provides numerous opportunities for education, exploration of interests and professional growth to Texas K-12 educators.

The Office for Youth Engagement provides support to colleges and units that currently operate youth programs, while supporting the development of new programming to meet emerging needs.

Philosophy for Children is a group of educators dedicated to producing a more engaged relationship between Texas universities and K-12 schools by introducing philosophy into the pre-college classroom.

Texas A&M University works with regional partners to apply research discoveries and innovation to economic opportunities to strengthen communities.

Statewide Community Collaborations’ focus is on making our experts, research and educational experiences available outside of our classrooms and campus.

Texas Target Communities (TxTC) works with local leaders to create fair, resilient and sustainable communities through training on best practices, equipping with processes, tools and other resources and supplementing local capacity with faculty and students.