The HBCU Wellness Project has trained Student Health Ambassadors (SHAs), engaged in community residents, collaborated with community based and faith based organizations and institutions, civic departments, and each other —all for one single purpose — to promote change in knowledge, attitude, and behavior.
Empowering Our Future's Next Generation
Education. Training. Health. Community.
Over 850 SHAs
More Than 650 CITI Trained SHAs
Over 345 IRB Approved Protocols
More than 1080 Community Outreach Activities Conducted
Over 65,000 Tennessee Residents Impacted
Student Health Ambassadors
Where Are They Now?
Former Student Health Ambassador
Fisk University, Class of 2020
Brooklyn is currently pursuing her doctor of dental surgery degree from Meharry Medical College. She plans on completing graduate school and working in an underserved area treating those who do not have access to dental treatment.
“My dream is to one day have a private practice by the name of "Sims' Smiles,” said Brooklyn.
Expanding Our Outreach
Knoxville College Reopens
We are pleased to welcome Knoxville College (Knoxville, Tenn.) back as they continue to reorganize as an academic institution of higher learning. Knoxville College has a rich and storied history of successfully educating students in our global world. Many have become teachers, physicians, nurses, scientists, business executives, healthcare professionals, and other industry leaders.