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Excellence Uniting Culture, Education, & Leadership

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
ExCEL
Purpose:
Excellence uniting Culture, Education, and Leadership (ExCEL) is a student organization designed to help new African American students to find academic, social, and personal balance at Texas A&M. Since 1987, ExCEL has assisted students in making a smooth transition to college by orienting new students to the program through a conference during Howdy Week, cultivating relationships with peers and mentors, providing a sense of belonging through cultural engagement, academic and social networking, and serving as a resource for transitioning into Aggie life.
Year Founded:
1987
Membership Dues:
$55 one-time
Admits Members:
Summer annually
Meeting Locations:
MSC 2200; various

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Lydia Williams and Dennisah Francis
Public Contact E-mail Address:
ExCELCo.ED@gmail.com
Public Contact Phone Number:
(979) 862-2642

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://excel.tamu.edu
Organization E-mail Address:
ExCEL@tamu.edu

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
General (No College)
Non-Academic Department:
Multicultural Services

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
100-300
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
3-5 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Twice per semester
Fundraising Events:
Twice per semester
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Once per year
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Once per year
New Member Orientation/Training:
Once per semester
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Never
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never