A&M-Galveston Moving to College Station

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) - Texas A&M-Galveston students whose classes have been disrupted by Hurricane Ike are being moved to the main Texas A&M campus in College Station.

School officials say the some 1,600 students may be in College Station, about 125 miles inland, for the rest of the semester. The Galveston school weathered the hurricane without serious damage but, like the rest of the island, has no power and no city
services.

A&M Galveston's academic focus is on ocean-oriented programs. It
houses the Texas Maritime Academy, one of six maritime academies in
the U.S. to prepare graduates for licensing as officers in the
American Merchant Marine.


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