Monday, September 26, 2016

Texas Tech receives $35M grant for new vet college

Texas Tech Veterinary College has received a $25 million grant from the Amarillo Economic Development Corp. to support the establishment of a new College of Veterinary Medicine in Amarillo. The grant was approved at a recent Amarillo City Council meeting on recommendation from AEDC, according to a news release. It is a major step forward for Texas Tech's vision of enhancing rural and large-animal veterinary medicine by providing an innovative model focused on improving animal health in the heart of the beef and dairy cattle industry, stated the Amarillo City Council. The new veterinary college will be built in Amarillo on the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center campus, which headquarters the School of Pharmacy and is home to the schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions...more

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