As the sea has influenced our campus since its inception so, too, has Mr. William C. “Bill” Hearn ’63 influenced the students, faculty and staff of Texas A&M University at Galveston over his more than thirty-three years of service.  The retirement of Bill Hearn in January of 2008 marked the end of an era that fostered unprecedented growth in all aspects of campus life from student affairs to facilities expansion to the largest enrollment ever.

His retirement ceremony included a demonstration by the Texas A&M Maritime Academy Corp. of Cadets Honor Guard, presentations by Former Students, the reading of Proclamations from local, state and federal officials and an official kickoff of the:

Sea Aggie Walkway and William C. Hearn ’63 Student Development Endowment Campaign

The first brick to be laid in the new walkway was dedicated to Bill.  Proceeds from the current brick campaign, along with the proceeds from bricks and benches already purchased by Former Students, friends of TAMUG, current students, faculty and staff perpetuate the endowment.  The walkway and endowment will serve as an enduring legacy of Bill’s countless contributions to the development of student leadership at TAMUG.  Your contributions to the endowment will serve as a permanent means of supporting the programs and leadership opportunities for students cultivated by Bill over his career...  read more

Sea Aggie Walkway

The Sea Aggie Walkway began as a student inspired project.  The student body was looking for a way to commemorate their time on campus.  The Sea Aggie Walkway will be the campus showcase for bricks inscribed with personal messages and tributes or student names and class years... read more

Sea Aggie Partners in Excellence

Gifts to the Sea Aggie Partners in Excellence Fund provides vital unrestricted support to Texas A&M University at Galveston which serves to strengthen our growing campus and student body... read more

The George P. Mitchell Society

The George P. Mitchell Society was developed to honor George Phydias Mitchell, who donated the Pelican Island land for the Galveston Campus of Texas A&M University as a tribute to his parents, Mike and Katrina Mitchell... read more