Edward Waters University

Edward Waters University, formerly Edward Waters College, is Florida’s oldest independent institution of higher learning and the first established for educating African Americans in the state. EWU is a private, historically black, urban university which offers a liberal arts education with a strong emphasis on the Christian principles of high moral and spiritual value. The Department of Psychology at Edward Waters University is currently partnering with MAPme to understand college student willingness to participate in genetically informed studies using focus groups.

MAPme collaborative center is housed at the Center for Young Adult Addiction and Recovery (CYAAR) in the Division of Student affairs led by the Assistant Dean and Executive Director, Teresa Johnston . The office is located at the Kennesaw Research Lab. The Center’s vision is to be the nationally recognized leader in the development of addiction education, intervention strategies, and research in recovery science.