A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY is in effect for Milam, Robertson, and Leon Counties from 12am to 12pm THURSDAY. A strong cold front will reach the Brazos Valley by mid-afternoon to early evening WEDNESDAY. Mild temperatures are expected to sharply fall as strong, brisk north winds arrive. A scattered rain chance could turn into a scattered, wintry mix between 1am and Noon Thursday.
Texas A&M faculty donned academic regalia Sunday, not for commencement, but for convocation.
And just as commencement closes college careers convocations begin them.
The newest Aggies, and their family, got a formal beginning to their college careers.
On the eve of the first day of class, thousands of A&M freshman gathered at Reed Arena for the hour long event.
University President Robert Gates made brief remarks to the "fish" and faculty representatives and administrators from numerous departments officially welcomed everyone to the big school campus.