A&M International Offers Talk on Campus Safety, Preventing Assault

Texas A&M International University will host a free lunchtime talk entitled "Campus Safety/Preventing Assault" on Wednesday, November 12 from 12 noon - 1 p.m. in Bullock Hall room 101 on the University's main campus.

Guest speaker will be Harry W. Stege, Chief of the University Police Department.

Members of the community are invited to attend this free talk. Persons who attend may bring their lunch to the presentation. Beverages and light snacks will be served.

The talk will include an overview of the programs instituted at A&M International to insure the safety of students, staff, and visitors while on campus. Chief Stege will also discuss what individuals can do to help protect themselves from crime.

The talk is the second in a series of free lunchtime talks sponsored through the University's Safety, Health, and Wellness Initiative. Other scheduled lunchtime talks include: "The Smoking Heart," Nov. 19; "Making Sure Finals Don't Finally Kill You!" Dec. 10; "Successful Weight Reduction," Jan. 28; "Heart Healthy Living," Feb. 11; "Fitness Through Aerobic and Resistance Training," Feb. 25; "Rites of Spring: Preventing and Overcoming Sports Injuries," Mar. 4; "Sexual Diversity Panel Discussion," Apr. 29.

All talks will be held from 12 noon - 1 p.m. The aerobics talk will be held in the Kinesiology/Convocation Building. All other talks will be held in Bullock Hall room 101.

Presenters will include local physicians, health care professionals, and University faculty.

For more information on the "Campus Safety/Preventing Assault" talk Nov. 12, please contact the University's Office of Student Health Services at 326-2235. University office hours are 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. Information may also be obtained by email at acantrell@tamiu.edu.

Journalists who need additional information or help with media requests and interviews should contact the Office of Public Affairs and Information Services at pais@tamiu.edu