Congratulations to RPTS undergraduate student Salder Beale on publication of a review of Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America in the most recent issue of Journal of Leisure Research (Viol 45, 3, 2013)!
Congratulations to doctoral student Jerry Lee and Professor David Scott on publication of their article titled, “Interracial contact experience during recreational basketball and soccer: Korean American Males’ perspectives,” in the current issue (vol 45, number 3, 2013) of Journal of Leisure Research!
Mr. Robert Starnes and his wife, Robin, have committed to provide scholarships in support of 2-5 RPTS tourism management undergraduate students for the next five years, with the intent to establish an endowment. The scholarships are in honor of Sue Wittens ’72, who was one of Mr. Starnes’ student colleagues during his studies in RPTS. Ms. Wittens tragically died in an automobile accident soon after graduation. She was driving to her first job in parks and recreation. We look forward to awarding these scholarships at our Department… Read More →
A big congratulations to Miles Phillips and Jim Petrick, who have received funding for separate projects in support of the TAMU Soltis Center in Costa Rica! Both projects are being funded directly through the Provost’s office. Miles’ project will involve creation of an innovative Extension program at the Soltis Center, and Jim’s project will involve market research. Jim worked with his research team to craft the proposal. Members of that team are Angela Durko, Mathew Stone, and Steven Migaz. A big thanks also to Mr. Serff, who contributed… Read More →
Division of Student Affairs Offices of the Dean of Student Life Texas A&M University Subject: National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week Graduate and professional students are an integral part of Texas A&M University and comprise of approximately 20% of the student population as of spring 2013. This year Texas A&M University will participate in the National Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, which will be held April 1st – April 5th. This is a week to recognize graduate and professional students, graduate assistants, research assistants and teaching… Read More →