CAHS Academics Share a Few Notable Happenings
Beverly Copeland, Assistant Professor, has been selected by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) Board to serve a three-year term as an ACEND Program Reviewer, beginning June 1, 2017. Program Reviewers play an essential role in assisting ACEND in maintaining quality nutrition and dietetics education in the country. This is a great achievement on the part of Copeland and a recognition of her contributions to nutrition and dietetics education. Copeland has also been invited to present a paper titled “A Foods and Nutrient Comparison Study of Meals Eaten at Home vs. Meals Eaten at Head Start Centers in Washington DC, USA” at the 10th International Conference on Childhood Obesity and Nutrition in Rome, Italy in June 2017.
Five students from the Department of Agriculture, Nutrition and Human Ecology (ANE) are at the Northwestern Community College, Colorado for the National Park Service Law Enforcement Academy January 9 – April 29. This is part of an on-going relationship between PVAMU and the National Park Service’s Professional Ranger Program.
Wash A. Jones, Associate Professor, is a participant in Cohort III of the Texas A&M AgriLife Advanced Leadership Program. Cohort participants meet at designated times and locations for a two-year period to receive leadership and professional development training through various avenues and presenters. Cohort participants include members from Texas A&M University and its agencies and Prairie View A&M University.
Kwaku Addo, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Academic Programs and Department Head