Andrea townson with tiger image as background

ANDREA K. TOWNSON is an academic counselor and advisor who works with freshmen in the School of Communication. Before coming to the SOC, she spent three years working in Student Academic Enhancement Services as an academic advisor and counselor and one year as a counselor in Urban Academic Village at TSU.

Ms. Townson is currently completing an Ed.D in counseling education at Texas Southern University. She earned a master’s degree in counseling from Prairie View A & M University, and holds a certification in elementary education from Harris Stowe State University. She earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from Southeast Missouri State University.

Before coming to TSU, Ms. Townson spent fourteen years as an elementary school educator in the Houston Independent School District and Aldine Independent School District. She is also a state-certified school counselor for the K-12 system. Ms. Townson is a native of St. Louis, Missouri.