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Alumni Making an Impact
Features alumni who are making a difference for Rice on campus and in their communities.

Alumni in the News
Highlights stories that are gathered from the media through the hard work of the ARA's Alumni Recognition Committee, which recognizes and celebrates achievements of Rice alumni, faculty, students, staff and university friends by sending hand-written notes and emails. If you are interested in volunteering for the committee, contact Tara Quell, assistant director, alumni relations at 713-348-4694.

Tyson Voelkel ’11 selected as new A&M Foundation president

The Texas A&M Foundation’s board of trustees recently announced the selection of Tyson Voelkel, MBA ’11, as its new president. As head of the university’s major-gift fundraising entity, the U.S. Army veteran and 1996 industrial distribution graduate of Texas A&M University will oversee the recently launched $4 billion Lead by Example campaign.

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