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SRPH Groundbreaking September 15

September 9, 2004

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, celebrates the beginning of construction on its new building on Wednesday, September 15, 2004, at 10 a.m. The celebration will be held at the building site on Texas A&M University’s west campus, at the corner of Adriance Lab Road and University Drive.

SRPH Brings Distance Ed Program to Austin

August 19, 2004

For the last five years, the School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, has offered its master’s degrees via distance education in several regions of Texas. SRPH begins its first distance education classes in Austin on August 30, 2004. This will be the first Master of Public Health degree program ever offered in Austin.

SRPH Fully Accredited

June 3, 2004

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health (SRPH) received full accreditation this week from the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). The accreditation lasts for seven years, the maximum amount of time granted to a school, and requires no interim reports from the school.

SRPH Golfers Notch Tournament Wins

May 19, 2004

The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health held its first golf tournament Monday, May 17, at Pebble Creek Country Club. The funds raised will support activities such as student travel to seminars, conferences, or field work; student scholarship support; and student awards and honors at graduation.

Texans Want More Spent on Prevention Research

April 19, 2004

Sixty-five percent of Texans feel the current amount spent on prevention research—less than one cent of every U.S. health care dollar—is too little, according to a poll released today at a Texas Public Health Association meeting in Houston.

New TAMU Partnership for SRPH

April 6, 2004

The School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), at The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, and the Bioenvironmental Sciences Program, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, will soon offer a fast track to a graduate education in public health.

National Public Health Week Begins April 5

April 1, 2004

The School of Rural Public Health (SRPH), part of The Texas A&M University System Health Science Center, will hold community events next week in conjunction with National Public Health Week, which runs April 5-11, 2004.