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Prairie View A&M University Announces Establishment of School of Public and Allied Health (168 hits)

Prairie View A&M University, a leading Historically Black College/University in the field of health education, has announced the establishment of a new School of Public and Allied Health. The school, which will open its doors Sept. 1, will house growing programs in the Department of Health and Kinesiology and the University’s new degrees in Public Health.

"We are thrilled to announce the establishment of the School of Public and Allied Health," said Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs James M. Palmer. "This is a significant step in our mission to provide cutting-edge health education and research opportunities to our students and faculty."

PVAMU's Department of Health and Kinesiology has experienced significant growth in recent years, supporting approximately 900 majors in kinesiology, health and physical education of the University’s more than 9,000 students. With the establishment of the new School, PVAMU will increase its visibility, establish new health-related partnerships, and support research in critical mission-driven areas.

"The School will identify and attract highly qualified faculty and students from diverse perspectives, cultures, ethnicities, and socioeconomic and geographic backgrounds with a specific interest in improving the health of our communities," Palmer added.

To learn more about PVAMU’s new School of Public and Allied Health, click here.

PRAIRIE VIEW A&M UNIVERSITY, founded in 1876, is the second oldest public institution of higher education in the state of Texas and the third largest Historically Black College/University (HBCU) in the nation. Designated as an “institution of the first class” in the Texas Constitution, the enrollment exceeds 9,000 students and over 80,000 graduates. PVAMU offers academic programs through its seven colleges, Undergraduate Studies and School of Architecture, boasting degree options leading to bachelor’s to doctoral-level degrees. A Carnegie-classified high-research (R2) University and a member of The Texas A&M University System, PVAMU is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service. For more information, visit www.pvamu.edu.
Posted By: Reginald Culpepper
Wednesday, May 10th 2023 at 5:26PM
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