COJJP Archives - Academic Affairs

Training Specialist Featured in National Newsletter

Dr. Angela Broadus, Training Specialist at the Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center at Prairie View A&M University, was featured in the American Psychological Association’s Society of Addiction Psychology Fall 2018 newsletter, SoAP Box. SoAP Box is released three times a year and features articles relevant to the science and practice of addiction psychology, as well [...]

Professor, Graduate Student Publish Article

Dr. Sesha Kethineni, professor in Prairie View A&M University’s Department of Justice Studies, recently started focusing her research on cryptocurrency and its involvement in criminal activities. She and graduate student Ying Cao published their first peer-reviewed article on the topic Use of Bitcoin in Darknet Markets: Examining Facilitative Factors on Bitcoin-Related Crimes in the “American [...]

Alumni Spotlight: Loushay Davis ’18

Loushay Davis (’18) is a proud new Prairie View A&M University alumna who has overcome a lot in her days. She was born 25 weeks premature, weighing only one pound. Growing up, she had to deal with epilepsy, cerebral palsy, and asthma, to name a few. But she did not let challenges with her health [...]

First Aid Training Addresses Youth Mental Health

This fall, Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center hosted a first aid training on youth mental health. Teachers, counselors, and school resource officers from surrounding school districts, as well as officials with the Prairie View Police Department and the City of Prairie View attended the training on November 2 for free. “The [...]

CoJJP Professor Presents at International Conference

Dr. Sesha Kethineni, a faculty member in the Department of Justice Studies, attended the European Society of Criminology Conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia, and Herzegovina under the title Crimes against Humans and Crimes against Humanity: Challenges for Modern Criminology. She and her co-authors presented a paper on the Protection of Children from Sexual Abuse Act, passed [...]

Training Specialist Working to Prevent Substance Abuse Among Youth

Where is Dr. Angela Broadus? The training specialist at Prairie View A&M University’s Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center could be anywhere. Her job involves educating the public about substance abuse and how to prevent it. “When I began my journey at PVAMU two years ago, I developed an educational program that focuses on reducing juvenile [...]

The Future of Research and Innovation: Undergraduate Research Information Session

Students and faculty of Prairie View A&M University packed the auditorium in the Don K. Clark Building on November 13 for the College of Juvenile Justice and Psychology–Texas Juvenile Crime Prevention Center's, in partnership with the Office of Research, Innovation and Sponsored Programs, Undergraduate Research Information Session. Attendees were able to learn about the benefits [...]