A&M-Commerce Students Gain Skills for Healthy, Affordable Cooking

The Department of Health and Human Performance at A&M-Commerce, in conjunction with the Lions Coalition for Accessible Needs, recently hosted a seminar on healthy meal preparation in the testing kitchen within the Nursing and Health Sciences building on campus.

More than 30 students attended the event, where Dr. Katharine Halfacre, assistant professor of nutrition, and Alyssa Brimer, graduate research assistant, taught students to prepare healthy, flavorful and affordable meals. Assistant Director of Student Advocacy and Support Jaci Fulton provided information about free resources and support available to A&M-Commerce students through the Lion Food Pantry.

Funding and support for the event were provided by Commerce businesses Walmart Supercenter and Maria's Kitchen Mexican Cuisine and Cantina.