Congrats!

Congratulations to Dr. Jill Martz, whom received a grant award and will act as the lead investigator in the first phase of the Community Youth Development & Statewide Youth Services Network program evaluation  

Congrats!

Congratulations to Mrs. Clara Aguilar on completion of her Certificate in Fundamentals of Office Administration through TAMU’s Employee and Organizational Development.  

Congratulations!

Congratulations to Dr. Angela Durko and Mr. Rick Harwell who both recently received Neuhaus-Shepardson Faculty Development Grants.  

Congratulations

Congratulations to Dr. Amanda Stronza who has again been recognized as she works for the greater good of people and wildlife in Botswana.  

Congratulations

A big congratulations to Dr. Scott Shafer, for accepting the position of Department Head for Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences. Congratulations to Dr. Corliss Outley and Dr. Jill Martz for agreeing to serve as Associate Department Head and Associate Department Head for Extension.  

News from the “New Guy”

The summer and fall of 2016 have been good seasons in Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, although we did have an exceptional leader step down. Dr. Gary Ellis officially left his position as department head on August 31st. He was the 8th individual to lead our department in its 50 year history, deftly navigating the waters of budget challenges, a move to west campus, a new curriculum, certificate programs, on-line teaching and a host of new partnerships both on campus and off. We are fortunate that Dr. Ellis… Read More →

Attention RPTS Students!

Congrats!

Congratulations to Dr. Gary Ellis and Dr. Scott Shafer for accepting the Best of the Best award for renewing Academic Accreditation through COAPRT at this years NRPA Conference!

Congratulations!

  Congratulations to Dr. Linda Enoh, Dr. Tazim Jamal and Mr. Rick Harwell who were recognized in a College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Awards Ceremony yesterday! Each was inducted as a Fellow in the College of Agriculture and Life Science’s Critical Thinking Academy.

NEW YDEV FACULTY POSITION OPEN

Candidates must have scholarly interests in children, youth and family contexts. Candidates must have an earned doctorate in Parks & Recreation, Public Health, Human Development and Family Studies, Adolescent Development, Education, Adolescent/Developmental Psychology, or other closely-related discipline from an accredited institution. Position Details Submissions should be sent to: Dr. Corliss Outley Chair, Youth Development Search Committee Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences Texas A&M Univesrity 2261 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843-2261 Email: coutley@tamu.edu