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Prairie View A&M University
College of Nursing
News Release
Tuesday, March 18, 2008

PRAIRIE VIEW --Prairie View A&M University, the second oldest public institution of higher education in Texas, will host its 2008 Gala to celebrate 90 years of nursing education through its College of Nursing, Saturday, April 12 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston.
Proceeds from the Gala will benefit the university’s “Extend the View, Shape Tomorrow Today,” capital campaign. Anchored in a rich history of teaching, research and service, Prairie View A&M University’s celebrated College of Nursing has educated and trained nurse and health care professionals for nearly a century. The College is housed in the Texas Medical Center and was the first program at PVAMU to offer a diploma in 1922 to enrolled students. 
WHO:            Prairie View A&M University
WHAT:          Prairie View A&M University Gala 2008 Celebrating 90 Years of Nursing
WHEN:          Saturday, April 12, 2008
                       6 p.m. Reception
                       7 p.m. Program
WHERE:       George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston
                       George Bush Grand Ballroom, 1001 Avenida de las Americas
Gala Honorary Co-Chairs:
Dr. Alvin I. Thomas, President-Emeritus, Prairie View A&M University
Dr. Richard E. Wainerdi, President and CEO & COO, Texas Medical Center
Gala Reception Host:
Dr. Bettye Davis-Lewis, RN, FAAN, CEO, Diversified Health Care Systems and immediate past president of the National Black Nurses Association, Inc., and PVAMU graduate, class of 1959
Media are welcome.

Tickets Info: Individual tickets for the Gala are $150. To reserve seating or inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please call (936) 261-2130 for ticket and general information. 

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