Chancellor Sharp tours TVMDL facility in College Station

Chancellor John Sharp took his first tour of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) on June 15. The chancellor was updated on the vital work that TVMDL conducts every day to protect livestock, poultry and wildlife as well as companion, racing and exotic animals. Director Tammy Beckham conducted the tour of College Station laboratory, […]

Chancellor witnesses TTI test on security barrier that could thwart terrorist attacks

Chancellor John Sharp and Texas A&M System Vice Chancellor and Dean of Engineering M. Katherine Banks were among the first to witness tests on a potential new physical security barrier—historically known as a “ha-ha wall”— at the Texas Transportation Institute Proving Grounds in Bryan. The test, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, is a […]

Chancellor Sharp celebrates dedication of first building on A&M-Central Texas campus

Chancellor Sharp was in Killeen May 24 to celebrate the dedication of Founder’s Hall, the first building to open on Texas A&M University-Central Texas’ new campus. After the dedication ceremony, a groundbreaking ceremony was held for a second building, which will house the university library, counseling center, career services, School of Education, social work program, […]

Chancellor Sharp Addresses New A&M System Graduates

Chancellor John Sharp helped honor the thousands of A&M System spring graduates by taking part in commencement exercises at West Texas A&M University and academic convocation at Texas A&M University. Convocation was held before Texas A&M’s commencement ceremonies, and gave the chancellor the opportunity to speak at his alma mater about his role as chancellor, […]

Chancellor John Sharp visits TEES

Chancellor John Sharp made his first official visit to the Texas Engineering Experiment Station (TEES) on April 24. The chancellor spent the afternoon learning about TEES’ mission to serve the citizens of Texas through engineering and technology research and education, as well as taking part in hands-on demonstrations of engineering research technologies. Dr. M. Katherine […]

Chancellor Sharp celebrates launch of TFS wildfire risk assessment website

Chancellor John Sharp was in Austin April 27 to help officials with Texas Forest Service unveil new web applications that will help homeowners and communities determine wildfire risk — and take measures to mitigate potential hazards. Texas Wildfire Risk Assessment Portal, or TxWRAP, allows users to identify wildfire threats for a particular area based on […]

Chancellor Sharp tours Texas Transportation Institute

Chancellor John Sharp continued his tour of the A&M System in January, when he visited the state headquarters of the Texas Transportation Institute, located in College Station. TTI is one of seven state agencies within the A&M System. Sharp was taken on a tour of the Visibility Research Laboratory, which houses a 125-foot-long dark tunnel […]

Chancellor Sharp Tours Texas A&M University-Commerce

Chancellor Sharp traveled to northeast Texas in February to visit the campus of Texas A&M University-Commerce. The university, which was established in 1889, has seen remarkable growth in student enrollment over the past few years, with enrollment now approaching 11,000. Sharp toured the 1,834-acre campus, which has undergone many changes in the last decade. Several […]