History

A new idea is born.

Texas A&M System Chancellor John Sharp saw the potential in Riverside Campus and its location, though this time for a different purpose.

In May of 2016, Chancellor Sharp announced the transformation of Riverside Campus into the RELLIS Campus, named for the six Aggie Core values of respect, excellence, leadership, loyalty, integrity and selfless service. The innovative campus is now a technology and testing research hub that facilitates collaboration between private and public sector companies and provides unique educational opportunities for students.

12 Oct

Bush Combat Development Complex Ground Breaking

Texas A&M University System, U.S. Army and Army Futures Command (AFC) officials and the Bush fam

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16 Sep

RELLIS Administration Building Opening

The almost 12,000 square-foot RELLIS Administration building refurbishment is completed to house the

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04 Sep

TTI Headquarters Grand Opening

The 178,380 square-foot multi-level building provides offices, conference rooms and research labs fo

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16 Aug

Infrastructure Project Phase I Completed

Provided infrastructure update included fiber, power, and utilities to the campus.
15 Aug

RELLIS Academic Alliance Complex Grand Opening

This multi-institutional center provides space for A&M System institutions to offer a variety of

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08 Aug

Army Futures Command Partnership

The U.S. Army Futures Command and the Texas A&M University System announced a cooperative agreem

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22 May

RELLIS Agriculture and Workforce Education Center

Texas A&M University System officials broke ground on the 38,000 square-foot Agriculture and Wor

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23 Aug

Blinn College Walter C. Schwartz Building Grand Opening

Blinn College opened their 83,000 square-foot Walter C. Schwartz Building to house associate degree

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01 Apr

Center for Infrastructure Renewal Grand Opening

Opening of state-of-the-art research center that is the leading source for developing transformative

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01 Mar

RELLIS Academic Alliance Complex Ground Breaking

Texas A&M University System officials broke ground on the 68,000 square-foot RELLIS Academic All

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01 Apr

TTI Headquarters Construction

TTI Headquarters construction estimated to begin.
01 Feb

Blinn College Construction

Blinn College construction estimated to begin February 2017.
02 May

Blinn added

Blinn College Trustees vote to relocate to RELLIS.
01 May

Announcement

The RELLIS initiative is publicly announced.

Discover RELLIS

RELLIS is currently seeking corporate, governmental and education partners for applied research opportunities.

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When you attend the next RELLIS Transfer Fair Wednesday, March 3 at 2 p.m.

Watch and chat live with university representatives to learn how you can get started.

Choose a degree program and apply to any of our 11 regional universities at RELLIS.

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